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David DAILY (my ancestor) Revolutionary War 1775-1783 lookup reply
Posted by: Jan J. (ID *****1076) Date: November 17, 2002 at 07:15:36
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Hi researchers,

On page 246 Volume 1
"[Capt. Jonas Galusha's Company]
A Pay Roll in Col. Herrick's Regt. for service done in the alarm in Oct 1780.
Name: David DAILY
Days in service 10
No. of Miles travel 55
Total pay 1.11.8 (1 pound, 11 shillings, 8 pence) on 8th June 1781."

On page 267, Volume 1
"[Major Elkanah Day's Battalion]
Muster Roll of the two Companies of Militia in Westminister, Officers and Soldiers who marches in the Alarm, Oct. 17, 1780, by and with me the subscriber, Elkanah Day of said Westminister. Name; David DALY Days 2
Miles 30
Per mile 4
Per day 1.4
Total pay 0.12.8 (12 shillings, 8 pence). Received Arlington, Sept. 15, 1781, of the Treasurer, the contents of the within order. Elkanah Day, Major."

On page 835, Volume II
"Capt. Azariah Wright's Company
Of Westminister, was organized between 1768 and 1770. By what autority Wright held his captaincy is not known. The following list of members if from: 'Hall's Eastern Vermont', p. 753. Privates: David DALEY... There were 4 casualties in the Westminister Massacre, one at the Court House just before midnight, March 13, 1775."

Source: "Rolls of Vermont Soldiers in the REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1775-1783"
Prepared and published under the direction of Major General Martha T. Rainville The Adjutant General Vermont Camp Johnson, Colchester, Vermont, 1998, Volume I and II.

Transcribed by Jan J. in VT


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