Obadiah Witherell

Obituary of a Maine Rev Vet

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at New LJv- and Lin- for smug- sub- Aaother Revolutionary Gone f in Albion, M^.^flha^pjAH WiTHt*4Li., |«ars| ft fiat|f| oijep"f)erell, Maar. He, wag onaW t|ie fiwt fe)llei| «|. the town ndg»wti|»k,HtN had Itted'jirt^lhat town more 50 years--but has resided for the last eight of his life, with his danghler in Albion. Maj. Witheretl was in the Revolutionary during the whole Contest--w^ injiee hard battles, viz:--Battle of B u n k e r Hill, Abraham's Plains, Valley Forge--wag a Lieii- tentiul in the service, and commanded his company diinng the campaign, the captuin having been killed at the commencement of the He was an efficient and f ' a i l h f u l officer the whole Campaign, as his discharge can After the War he Was chosen a Major bf ,th| Massachnsetts Militia, which command he lor a numb'er otyeari. He m'ade a public profession of religion fast Winter, at Albion, and the age of 97 was baptised by immtrsiori ted himselt to the Culvinist Baptist church that place.--[Piscataquis Farmei.

Clipped from Bangor Daily Whig and Courier20 Jan 1844, SatPage 2

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier (Bangor, Maine)20 Jan 1844, SatPage 2
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