Person:William Beckwith (2)

Watchers
m. abt 1726
  1. Maj William Beckwith1740 - 1801
  • HMaj William Beckwith1740 - 1801
  • WLucy WatsonAbt 1740 -
m. 1760
  1. Sykes Beckwith - 1822
Facts and Events
Name Maj William Beckwith
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1740 Prince George County, Maryland, USA"in that portion from which was erected Frederick county"
Marriage 1760 to Lucy Watson
Military[1] 1776 enlisted in the Continental Army
Military[2] 2 Mar 1778 Oath of Fidelity and Support
Military[1] 18 June 1794 appointed head captain of the 16th Reg., Maryland State troops
Military[1] 13 Oct 1794 promoted to rank of major
Death? 1801 Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 #158, in Beckwith, Paul (Paul Edmond). The Beckwiths. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977)
    38.

    William Beckwith, 158, born in Prince George Co.,
    Md., in that portion from which was erected Frederick
    county; he enlisted in the Continental Army in 1776,
    was appointed head captain of the 16th Reg., Mary-
    land State troops, June 18th, 1794, and was promoted
    to rank of major of the same regiment, October 13th,
    1794; he married Lucy Watson of Montgomery Co.,
    Maryland.

    159. Watson; born in Montgomery Co.; died
    there in 1794, unmarried.
    160. Altha; born 1770; died 1862.
    161. Benedict.
    162. Sykes.

  2. Daughters of the American Revolution. Genealogical Research System.
  3.   Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. Revolutionary records of Maryland. (Washington, D.C.: R.H. Darby Print., 1924).

    Service Source: BRUMBAUGH & HODGES, REV RECS OF MD, P5, #93