Person:Aaron Gunn (3)

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Aaron Gunn
d.1833
m. 7 Jun 1751
  1. Mercy Gunn1752 - 1752
  2. Aaron Gunn1753 - 1833
  3. Mary Gunn1755 - 1810
  4. Elizabeth Gunn1758 -
  5. Alexander Gunn1761 - 1828
  6. Royal Gunn1764 -
m. 24 Feb 1790
  1. Aaron Gunn1790 -
  2. Ariel Gunn1793 -
  3. Polly Gunn1795 -
  4. Elizabeth Gunn1797 - 1869
Facts and Events
Name Aaron Gunn
Gender Male
Birth[1] 20 Sep 1753 Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 24 Feb 1790 to Betsy Stewart
Death? 1833
Military? Revolutionary War


Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, p. 949, and Soldiers and Sailors of the Rev. War. Compiled by the Secy. Of the Commonwealth, Ms. Boston. 1896-1908. (17v.):6: 950

Gun, Aaron. Private, Capt. Elijah Deming's detachment from Col. Ashley's regt.; enlisted June 4, 1778; discharged July 15, 1778; service, 41 days; company ordered to Albany by Gen. John Fellows. pp. 950-951:

Gunn, Aaron. Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co., Col. John Brown's regt.; enlisted June 29, 1777; discharged July 28, 1777; service, 30 days; company ordered out by Brig. Gen. Fellows and Committee of Safety at request of Maj. Gen. Schuyler; also, Lieut. Paul Dewey's detachment from Capt. William Fellow's co. of matrosses, Brig. Gen. John Fellows (Berkshire Co.) brigade; enlisted Sept. 21, 1777; discharged Oct. 14, 1777, 23 days; detachment ordered out by Brig. Fellows to serve under Maj. Gen Gates in Northern department.

Additional military information: Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co., Col. John Brown's regt.; from 29 Jun to 28 Jul 1777; company ordered out by Brig. Gen. Fellows and Committee of Safety at request of Maj. Gen. Schuyler. Ref. MA01

Reportedly a participant in the Battle of Saratoga.

May have settled in the town of Albion, Orleans County, New York. Cemetery records in that town (contributed in March 1997 by Sharon A. Kerridge) for the Mt. Albion Cemetery on Route 31 show an Aaron Gunn. (Could find no such record in Find a Grave in 2016)

Rev. War Pension Application:
Name: Aaron Gunn
Pension Year: 1818
Application State: Connecticut
Applicant Designation: Widow's Pension Application File
Second Applicant Name: Betsey Gunn
Second Applicant Pension Year: 1839
Second Applicant Application State: Connecticut
Archive Publication Number: M804
Archive Roll Number: 1146 Total Pages in Packet: 43

References
  1. Kellogg, Joseph M. (Joseph Mitchell). Early vital records of Sheffield, Massachusetts, 1733-1800. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1961), 69, Secondary quality.

    Elexander Gun and Elizabeth Owen married June 7, 1751.
    Aaron, son, b. Sept. 20, 1753.