Honoring Those Who Served

To date, I’ve been able to verify the following records of military service among my ancestors. There are still many branches of my family tree that I have yet to climb, and no doubt I will discover more men who served in the armed forces. The below are men from whom I am directly descended; the list does not include cousins, uncles, etc.

Revolutionary War

Ancestors of Delia Jane (Feister) Irvine

  • Jonathan Tidd Jr* (1757-1842)
    Private, Continental Army
  • Jonathan Tidd Sr* (1724-1785)
    1st Lieutenant, Continental Army
  • Abijah Thompson* (1739-1811)
    Clerk & Master Armorer, Massachusetts Militia
  • William Bond Jr* (1760-1851)
    Private, 37th Regiment, MA Continental Troops
  • William Bond Sr (1738-1781)
    Private, 5th Middlesex County Militia Regiment
  • John Norton* (1756-1835)
    Sergeant, Massachusetts Line
  • Joshua Conant* (1750-1777)
    Private, 5th New Hampshire Militia Regiment
    Died at the Battle of Bennington
  • John Bacheller* (1745-1817)
    Captain, Massachusetts Line, Continental Army
  • Joseph Bryant* (1730-1810)
    Major, MA Militia, Continental Army
  • James Oliver (1750- )
    Captain, Privateer

*Listed in DAR Genealogical Research System

Ancestors of John Thomas “Jack” Irvine

  • Moses Tyler Beach* (1762-1851)
    Private, Capt. Asa Barns’s (1st) company, Col. Israel Chapen’s (3d) regiment

*Listed in DAR Genealogical Research System

American Civil War

Ancestors of Delia Jane (Feister) Irvine

  • Squires S Tidd (1821-1888)
    1st Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry
  • Buel Bishop (1835-1864)
    Private, B Company, 154th New York Infantry
    Captured at the Battle of Gettysburg; died in prison

Ancestors of John Thomas “Jack” Irvine

  • Arthur Thomas Irvine (1843-1907)
    5th Regiment, US Artillery (Regular Army), Battery D;  US Navy engineer
  • William A Beach (1822-1899)
    Co H 154th NYS Vols. Infantry

War of 1812

Ancestors of Delia Jane (Feister) Irvine

  • Cornelius Wheeler (1769-1814)
    Private, 9th U.S. Army
    Died at the Battle of Lundy’s Lane

Ancestors of John Thomas “Jack” Irvine

  • Lewis B Palmer (1796-1879)
    QuarterMaster, Lincoln and Welland Regiment, Canadian Forces
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