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John DeMerritt born Dec.19or29,1728
Posted by: Dianne Heissner Date: May 05, 2000 at 14:55:18
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He was also known as "Powder John Madbury", "Powder John" or "the Powder Major". This man was son or grandson of Elie deMeret (as it was then spelled) who was a Huguenot refugee. He was a patriot in the American Revolution hiding gun powder and amunitions for the war, in his home in Madbury Connecticut. I am trying to find out more info on him if I can.


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