Abner Batcheller
1-Sep-1755, MA

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ABNER BATCHELLER, born 1-Sep-1755 in Sutton, MA;
son of Capt. Abraham BATCHELLER born 1722 & Sarah NEWTON;
died ____ in Sutton, MA.

"Abner was born in Sutton, MA, and always resided in that town.  He occupied the house erected by his father-in-law in 1780. He enlisted in the Revolutionary War and was in the company in Colonel Ebenezer Learned's [militia] that marched from Sutton on the alarm to Concord, April 19, 1775; he also took part in the movements on Dorchester Heights, March 4, 1776, which resulted in the hasty evacuation of Boston by the British."


Married 22-Feb-1781 to Prudence LELAND;
born 8-Aug-1759;
daughter of Moses LELAND born c1717 & Abigail ROBBINS;
died 1827 in Sutton, MA.

Children of Abner & Prudence:

  1. Amos Batcheller, born 17-Feb-1782; died 3-Mar-1783;
  2. Sally Batcheller, born 23-Jun-1783;
    married 18-Mar-1802 to Elijah SHERMAN [by history of Sutton, MA]
    and/or married to John L. LELAND [by family records];
  3. RedBullet Moses Batcheller, born 22-Nov-1784;
  4. Vashti Batcheller, born 1-Dec-1784;
    married 23-May-1810 to Amos ELLIS; resided in Center Almond, NY;
  5. Jonas Batcheller, born 23-Mar-1788;
  6. Abigail Batcheller, born 26-May-1790; died 1790;

Sources:

  • Family history information collected from living relatives;
  • "Batchelder, Batcheller Genealogy", Frederick Clifton Pierce, 1898, Chicago, IL;
  • Bachelor, Batchelder, etc. family information on the Internet, including corrections to the Pierce work, from the Lane Memorial Library, Hampton, NH, 1999;

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[This page last updated 27-Apr-2011]

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