Heald Family of Concord Mass, Chester VT, and Canton ILL; Related Lines, and Interesting Connections

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  • ID: I8619
  • Name: Ephraim HEALD
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 26 NOV 1753 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts 1
  • Death: 6 NOV 1834 in Ludlow, Windsor, Vermont 2
  • Note:
    Ephraim was a Revolutionary soldier and marched on the alarm of 19 April, 1775? a member of Captain Parker's Company. Ephraim Heald of Westford was in Capt. Joshua Perkins' company, Col. William Prescott?s regiment; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money, dated Cambridge, Nov. 1, 1775; Also Capt. John Minot's company, Col. Dike's regiment, pay abstract for mileage to and from Dorchester Heights and travel expenses home; credit with two days allowance mileage; sixty-eight miles allowed, Nov. 30,1776. (Mass Sailors and Soldiers, Vol. VII, pg 653)
    After the Revolution, around 1814/15, he removed to Ludlow, Vermont. He applied at Ludlow on 6 Aug., 1832 at the age of 78 years. He said that he was living in Westford, Massachusetts when he enlisted for service. After his death, Sarah applied for her pension on his service on 1 Sept., 1836 when she was 79 years old, and gave the names and dates of birth of her children, but one of the names was torn off the film.
  • Change Date: 24 MAY 2012 at 09:30:42



    Father: Gershom HEALD b: 4 SEP 1727 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts
    Mother: Hannah BLOOD b: 15 SEP 1732 in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts

    Marriage 1 Sarah HARDY b: 12 OCT 1757
    • Married: 6 APR 1776 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts 3
    • Note: Intent.
    • Change Date: 19 NOV 2011
    Children
    1. Has No Children Sarah HEALD b: 28 FEB 1777 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts
    2. Has Children Thomas HEALD b: 12 DEC 1779 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts
    3. Has No Children Ephraim HEALD b: 24 APR 1782 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts
    4. Has No Children Ephraim HEALD b: 20 MAR 1785 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts
    5. Has No Children Susanna HEALD b: 2 MAR 1788 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts
    6. Has Children Isaac HEALD b: 17 AUG 1791 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts

    Sources:
    1. Title: VRs of Westford Mass
      Publication: Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850; AmericanAncestors.org
      Date: 29 MAY 2011
      Page: 50
    2. Author: Welch, Linda M.F.
      Title: Heald Family of Chester Vermont
      Publication: Draft of Heald section for "Families of Cavendish Vol IV."
      Date: 28 MAR 2017
    3. Title: VRs of Westford Mass
      Publication: Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850; AmericanAncestors.org
      Date: 29 MAY 2011
      Page: 176
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