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Stephen Runnells

  • Born: 3 Jul 1754, Haverhill, Essex, MA
  • Marriage (1): Chloe Thurston 7 Dec 1780 in Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH 309
  • Died: 22 Jul 1798, Vershire, Orange, VT at age 44

bullet   FamilySearch ID: LHTF-HW1.


bullet  General Notes:

Some online genealogies have indicated that she was born in 1748 and was the twin sister of Shuah. This is simply not true.

Stephen was a Revolutionary War soldier. The family lived in Hollis, New Hampshire until 1789, when they moved to Vershire, Vermont. After her husband's death, Chloe moved to Fletcher, Vermont, where her brother Peter was living and then to Topsham, Vermont, where her husband had once owned land. 307


bullet  Events

Occupation. Blacksmith

Military Service: Corporal, After 1775. 993

MilitaryService: Minute-man in Captain James Sawyer's Company, 1775. 993

Military: Revolution. 994 Service Description: 1) CAPT JAMES SAWYERS'S CO OF MINUTE MEN; COL JAMES FRYE

Mentioned as my brother Stephen Runnels in the pension papers of William Ayer written by William's wife Mary Ayer. (FS ID LDKM-J7Y
Good information on his enlistment. https://www.fold3.com/image/11145788

residence: Moved to Vershire, 1789, Vershire, Orange, Vermont, United States. 993

DAR Ancestor ID: Ancestor #: A095856. Has about 34 descendants who claim him for membership in the DAR

Pension: Never applied. But is mentioned in the pension papers of his sister, Mary Ayer:


Stephen married Chloe Thurston, daughter of Moses Thurston and Hannah Johnson, 7 Dec 1780 in Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH.309 (Chloe Thurston was born 16 Apr 1758 in Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH 310, christened 16 Apr 1758 in Pepperell, Middlesex, MA 311 and died 13 Dec 1807 in Topsham, Orange Co., VT 307.)

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