Notes for Amos Woodin: Received a pension for service as minuteman and sargeant in the MA troops. (DAR Lineage Book)
From 'Woodin Family History -- author unk. -- Family papers.' AMOS WOODIN, the ancestor of the Bushrod Washington Woodin family, was a son of Timothy Woodin the first, and brother of the Timothy and Peter just named. Amos Woodin was born in Oswego, Oswego county, N. Y. March 29th, 1755, and died in Victor, Ontario county, N. Y. 1845. He married Mary Wilsey January 19th, 1775. She was born March 19th, 1760. (See Wilsey record). The children of Amos Woodin and Mary Wilsey were: William born May 21, 1777 Mary " Dec. 10, 1779 Amos Jr. " Oct. 10, 1785 Jeremiah " Apr. 6, 1783 Abigail " Dec. 29, 1790. Died July 25 1813 TIMOTHY B " Sept 6,1793 Henry " Oct 25,1797 Peter " Aug 20, 1805 Susannah " Aug 29, 1808 Phoebe " July 25, 1802
AMOS WOODIN was a soldier in the Revolution on the side of the Colonists. At the time of his enlistment he resided in Sheffield, Berkshire county, Massachusetts. He enlisted June 1776, a minuteman in Captain John King's Company. He re-enlisted in 1777 in Captain John Hollebert's Company, and again re-enlisted as a Sergeant in Captain Nathan Benjamin's Company, Colonel Ashley. He served until late in 1776. In 1865, he applied for a pension, which was allowed. The application for a pension was made October 7th, 1865, in Monroe County, N. Y.
Note: the family record of Amos Woodin is found In a Bible record in the possession of a descendant of Timothy B. Woodin
The Revolutionary service is recorded in the Bureau of Pensions, Washington, D. C. and in Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolution."
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