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Caleb Barnum[1]

Male 1737 - 1776  (38 years)


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  • Name Caleb Barnum  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 30 Jun 1737  [5
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Feb 1776  Pittsfield, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I121839  My Genealogy

    Father Thomas Barnum,   b. 1696,   d. 1762  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Deborah Unknown,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F52341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      He received his B.A. from The College of New Jersey (later Princeton University) in 1757 and his M.A. from Harvard University in 1768. He was installed as the third minister at Taunton, Massachusetts, February 2, 1769. He entered the army as chaplain of Colonel GREATON's 24th Regiment during the Revolutionary War and died at Pittsfield, Massachusetts, February 10, 1776, of privations and exhaustion on the march.
      'The Barnum Family, 1517-1904' gives a birth date of 3 Jun 1737.
      'The Barnum Family, 1517-1904' says he died in 1777.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1484] jontoddgibsoncase, Jon Todd Gibson Case.

    2. [S2313] Genealogical Record of the Barnum Family, Presenting a Conspectus ofthe Male Descendants of Thomas Barnum 1625-1695, Barnum, Eben Lewis and Fr. Francis Barnum, SJ, (Gardner, MA: Meals Printing Co., 1912 ABBR Genealogical Record of the Barnum Family).

    3. [S466] The Barnum Family, 1350-1907, Barnum, Noah G., (Albion, NY: Privately Printed, 1907 ABBR The Barnum Family, 1350-1907).

    4. [S2317] The Barnum Family, 1517-1904, Barnum, Noah G., (Albion, NY: Privately Printed, 1904 ABBR The Barnum Family, 1517-1904).

    5. [S465] sacket.ged.