Person:Isaac Damon (1)

m. 12 Jan 1750/51
  1. Caleb Damon, Sr.1751 - 1811
  2. Amos Damon1754 -
  3. Elizabeth Damon1755 -
  4. Jemima Damon1756 - 1813
  5. Deborough Damon1760 -
  6. Isaac Damon1761 - 1845
m. 26 Nov 1781
  1. Isaac Damon1782 -
  2. Thomas Damon1784 -
  3. Lewis Damon1784 - 1831
  4. William Damon1786 -
  5. Sereanea Damon1787 -
  6. Rufus Damon1789 -
  7. Rhoe Damon1792 -
  8. Zenas Damon1794 -
  9. Salma Damon1796 - 1876
m. 8 Apr 1807
  1. Calvin Damon1808 -
  2. Sopronia Damon1809 -
  3. Wealthy Damon1810 -
Facts and Events
Name Isaac Damon
Gender Male
Birth? 29 Aug 1761 Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 26 Nov 1781 Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United Statesto Mary Studley
Marriage 8 Apr 1807 Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United Statesto Lydia Jackson
Death? 2 Dec 1845 Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

Isaac Damon served our country in the Revolutionary War. His pension file proves his service. A transcript of his deposition follows:

State of Massachusetts County of Hampshire

On the eighth day of August 1832 personally appeared before the Judge of the Court of the Probate of Wills in said county, Isaac Damon, a resident of Chesterfield in the County of Hampshire and State of Massachusetts aged 69 nery near 70 years, who fisrst being duly sworn, according to law, doth , on his oath, make the following declaration, in order to obtain the benefit of the provision made by the Act of Congress, passed June 7, 1832. That he enlisted in the army of the United States in the year 1780, with Capt. Luther Bayley and served in the Massachusetts regiment of the Continental Line under the following named officers: Capt. Luther Bayley in Col. Bayley's regiment, paymaster Adam Bayley, (and Lieut. Arad Topper) three brothers. Other officers not recollected. He was like to be draughted to go into the continental service & enlisted in June in said year at said Chesterfield for 6 months, to fill up vacancies. He was mustered at Springfield Mass, came home & took his clothes. then returned to Springfield there through Litchfield reached there Sunday thence to West Point. there joined the continental regiment under the above named officers. there drilled awhile under a sergeant nearly a month. then marched to the Jerseys. The day before they marched they drew their guns. Stationed at different places, Orangetown, Hackensack, Liberty Pole Plain, etc. He saw Andre (Major John Andre was captured with the plans to West Point in his boot. The plans having been delivered by Benedict Arnold.) executed. He served 6 months. Was marched to West Point, went into winter quarters at Fort Arnold & there discharged the week after Thanksgiving. If he received a discharge it is Post. On his return he drew provision at Litchfield. He supposes his name is on the roles. He was born at Scituate was six years old when his father moved to Chesterfield aforesaid & has since resided there. He knows of no one living who can testify to said term of service. He has never received one cent for his services.