Kingsbury, Jacob, 1756-1837

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United States Army officer; born in Norwich, Connecticut and died in Franklin, Missouri. Entered the Continental Army in 1775 and served in the Western Army at Detroit, Fort Mackinaw, Fort Adams, New Orleans, and elsewhere.

From the description of Jacob Kingsbury papers, 1764-1891. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476053212

U.S. Army officer.

From the description of Jacob Kingsbury papers, 1727-1856 (bulk 1800-1825). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980139

Born June 6, 1756, in Norwich, Connecticut. He joined the army at the beginning of the Revolution and served until the close of the War of 1812 when he settled in Franklin, Connecticut. He died there July 1, 1837. He married Sally P. Ellis about 1800. Two of their sons were also army officers. MMQ (blue index cards)

A Revolutionary War solder from Connecticut who continued in the Army. He was lieutenant in the 1st Infantry Regiment, 1789, and rose to the rank of colonel in 1808. He commanded Fort Mackinac in 1804; and in 1805 was sent to the mouth of the Missouri river to establish Fort Belle Fontaine. He was in Detroit in 1810 and 1811. In 1812 he was on sick leave in Connecticut, and after war was declared on duty in Newport, Rhode Island. He retired in 1815. (from Ind. Mag. of Hist., Dec. 1948, 409) (blue index cards)

From the description of Jacob Kingsbury papers, 1783-1833. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 320446741

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referencedIn Symmes, John Cleves, 1780-1829. Draper manuscripts: John Cleves Symmes papers, 1791-1846. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Milledge, John. John Milledge letter : to Major Jacob Kingsbury, 1803 March 7. Georgia Historical Society
creatorOf Woodward family. Woodward family papers, 1740-1947. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Kingsbury, Jacob, 1756-1837. Jacob Kingsbury papers, 1764-1891. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Kingsbury, James Wilkinson, 1801-1853. Letters, 1825. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Fort Wayne, Indiana records, 1794-1825 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Kingsbury, Jacob, 1756-1837. Jacob Kingsbury papers, 1783-1833. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Indiana Territory collection, 1800-1816. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Stoddard, Amos, 1762-1813. Letter: to Colonel Jacob Kingsbury /by Amos Stoddard, 1812 Aug 30. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Kingsbury, James Wilkinson, 1801-1853. Letter : to Jacob Kingsbury / by James Wilkinson Kingsbury, 1824 Jul 18. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Kingsbury, Jacob, 1756-1837. Jacob Kingsbury papers, 1727-1856 (bulk 1800-1825). Library of Congress
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associatedWith Bissell, Daniel, 1769-1833. person
correspondedWith Cushing, Thomas, 1725-1788 person
associatedWith Cushing, Thomas H. (Thomas Humphrey), 1755-1822. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Henry. person
associatedWith Dunham, Josiah, 1769-1844. person
associatedWith Ellis family. family
associatedWith Hartshorn family. family
associatedWith Kingsbury family. family
associatedWith Kingsbury family. family
associatedWith Kingsbury, James Wilkinson, 1801-1853. person
associatedWith Kingsbury, Thomas Humphrey Cushing, b. 1806. person
associatedWith Kingsbury, William Eustis, 1836-1891. person
associatedWith Lyman, Cornelius. person
associatedWith Milledge, John. person
correspondedWith Pratt, John, 1753-1824 person
correspondedWith Stark, Horatio person
associatedWith Stoddard, Amos, 1762-1813. person
associatedWith Symmes, John Cleves, 1780-1829. person
correspondedWith Tracy, Elisha, 1766-1846 person
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 11th (1861-1865). corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 1st (1796-1815) corporateBody
associatedWith Whipple, John person
associatedWith Whistler, John, 1756?-1829. person
correspondedWith Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825 person
associatedWith Woodward family. family
Place Name Admin Code Country
Franklin (Conn.)
Connecticut
Fort Way
New York (State)
United States
Fort Bellefontaine
Michigan
Fort Dearborn
United States
Connecticut--Norwich
Natchitoches (La.)
Fort Mackinac (Mackinac Island, Mich.)
Norwich (Conn.)
Louisiana
Rhode Island
Northwest, Old
Mackinaw City (Mich.)
Fort Walcott (R.I.)
Pennsylvania
Detroit (Mich.)
Fort Miami
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Desertion, Military
Land tenure
Military camps
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Military deserters
Fortification
Real property--Registration and transfer
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Army officers
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Birth 1756

Death 1837

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