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Captain Stephen Churchill

Captain Stephen Churchill

Male 1743 - 1825  (82 years)

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  • Name Captain Stephen Churchill  [1, 2
    Title Captain 
    Born 7 Jun 1743  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1774-1781  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7

    • Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution

      Volume 3 page 462 [p.462] Churchill, Stephen, Plymouth. Lieutenant, in command of the Plymouth Company of Minute-men, which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the Lexington alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield; service, 7 days. First lieutenant Fifth Company, First Plymouth Regiment.

      Volume 3 page 462
      [p.462] Churchill, Stephen, Plymouth. Lieutenant, in command of a company of Minute-men, which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield; service, 7 days; also, Captain, Seacoast co. stationed at the Gurnet; list of officers of Mass. militia; commissioned April 8, 1778; also, 5th co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's (1st Plymouth Co.) regt.; list of officers of Mass. militia; commissioned Oct. 28, 1778; also, same regt.; engaged March 7, 1781; discharged March 31, 1781; service, 25 days, at Newport, R. I., by order of His Excellency John Hancock; company raised for 40 days.


      Stephen Churchill: Lieutenant in command of Plymouth Company at Lexington Alarm; first lieutenant Fifth Company, First Plymouth Regiment, June 6, 1776; Captain of Seacoast Company, April 8, 1778, stationed at "the Gurnet"; Captain in Colonel Cotton's regiment, Newport, Rhode Island, March, 1781.


      Many of these enlistments and drafts were made from organized militia companies, composed of all males between the ages of sixteen and sixty capable of bearing arms. Of these companies there were five in Plymouth at the beginning of the war. The first included the district of Manomet Ponds, and was commanded by Zaccheus Bartlett, captain; John Bartlett, first lieutenant; Bartlett Holmes, second lieutenant. The second included the Chiltonville District, as far north as Jabez Corner," and was commanded by Robert Finney, captain; Philip Leonard, first lieutenant ; Thomas Morton, second lieutenant. The third included the district between Jabez Corner and Town Brook, and was commanded by Sylvanus Harlow, captain ; Stephen Churchill, first lieutenant; Nathaniel Carver, second lieutenant.
    Census 1790  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8

    • Stephen Churchill: Males: 5 - 16+, 1 - under 16, Females: 8
    Census 1810  Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9

    • Stephen Churchill: Males: 1 - 16 to 26, 1 - 45 and over. Females: 1 - 45 and over.
    Census 1820  Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10

    • Stephen Churchill: Males: 1 - 45 and up. Females: 1 - 45 and up.
    Buried Sep 1825  Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 7 Sep 1825  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 11
    Person ID I748081   7_families
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2006 

    Father Stephen Churchill,   b. 24 Aug 1717, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1751, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother Hannah Barnes,   b. 1718, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1793, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 4 Jul 1738  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14, 15
    Family ID F214948  Group Sheet

    Family Lucy Burbank,   b. 4 May 1745, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1821, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 10 Jul 1766  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
    • The Kempton book states that they were married on 19 Apr 1766 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. This was probably when the Banns were posted. [1, 16]
    Children 
    +1. Lucy Churchill,   b. 12 Jan 1767, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Stephen Churchill,   b. 7 May 1768, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Peleg Churchill,   b. 11 Aug 1769, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1810, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    +4. Heman Churchill,   b. 10 Mar 1771, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1840, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +5. Daniel Churchill,   b. 5 Feb 1773, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1855, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Otis Churchill,   b. 6 Sep 1774, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. Hannah Churchill,   b. 30 Jun 1776, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +8. Mariah Churchill,   b. 20 Mar 1778, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1850  (Age 72 years)
    +9. Nancy Churchill,   b. 10 Jul 1780, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1870, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +10. Sally Churchill,   b. 7 May 1781, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1864, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     11. Eleanor Churchill,   b. 23 May 1783, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1792, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 9 years)
    +12. Mary Churchill,   b. 21 Jan 1786, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    +13. Elizabeth Churchill,   b. 5 May 1788, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1856, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2006 
    Family ID F214912  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jun 1743 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jul 1766 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - 1774-1781 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1790 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1810 - Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1820 - Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Sep 1825 - Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Sep 1825 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Captain Stephen Churchill
    Captain Stephen Churchill
    Stephen Churchill Rev War Pension Application Support Letter
    Stephen Churchill Rev War Pension Application Support Letter
    Captain Stephen Churchill Rev War Pension Support Letter Pg 2
    Captain Stephen Churchill Rev War Pension Support Letter Pg 2

  • Sources 
    1. [S315] Kempton Families, Morton W. Saunders, (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 2000), 28 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S359] Ancient Landmarks of Plymouth, William T. Davis, (Boston : A. Williams, c1883. FHL #974.482/P3 H2), 59 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S468] Plymouth Massachusetts Vital Records, Plymouth (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965).

    4. [S309] Churchill Family in America, Churchill, Gardner A., Churchill, Nathaniel W., (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1991), 1: 25, 61 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S7692] Mayflower Births and Deaths, Susan E. Roser, (Baltimore : Geneal. Pub., c1992).

    6. [S309] Churchill Family in America, Churchill, Gardner A., Churchill, Nathaniel W., (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1991), 1: 61 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S402] Massachusetts soldiers and sailors of the Revolutionary War, Massachusetts. Secretary of the Commonwealth, (Boston : Wright and Potter Print., 1896-1908), 3: 462 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S348] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - 1790 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth, (www.ancestry.com).

    9. [S7694] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Duxbury - 1810 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Duxbury, (www.ancestry.com).

    10. [S7695] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Duxbury - 1820 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Duxbury, (www.ancestry.com).

    11. [S7728] Colonial Society of Massachusetts, The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, (Boston, The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1920), XXIII: 672: Deaths: 7 Sep 1824 - Steven Churchill aged 82 years. (Reliability: 4).

    12. [S468] Plymouth Massachusetts Vital Records, Plymouth (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), 186 (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S309] Churchill Family in America, Churchill, Gardner A., Churchill, Nathaniel W., (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1991), 1: 12 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S401] Genealogical register of Plymouth families, William T. Davis, (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing, 1977), 13 (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S311] Mayflower Descendant, (Wheat Ridge, CO: Search & Research Publishing Corporation, 1996), 15:210 (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S468] Plymouth Massachusetts Vital Records, Plymouth (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), 193: Marriages: July 10th, 1766, Stephen Churchill & Luce Burbank. (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S359] Ancient Landmarks of Plymouth, William T. Davis, (Boston : A. Williams, c1883. FHL #974.482/P3 H2), 59 (Reliability: 3).
      Stephen Churchill md. Lucy Burbank, 1766.

    18. [S398] Burbank Family, George Burbak Sedgley, (Farmington, Me. : G.B. Sedgley, c1928), 22 (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S307] Plymouth Families, William Thomas Davis, (Boston: Damrell & Upham, 1899), 48 (Reliability: 3).

    20. [S311] Mayflower Descendant, (Wheat Ridge, CO: Search & Research Publishing Corporation, 1996), 26:130 (Reliability: 3).

    21. [S468] Plymouth Massachusetts Vital Records, Plymouth (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), 193 (Reliability: 3).
      Marriages: July 10th, 1766, Stephen Churchill & Luce Burbank