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John Yerdon

John Yerdon

Male 1758 - 1840  (81 years)

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  • Name John Yerdon 
    Born 1 Jul 1758 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Feb 1840  Oneida County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I70624  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Unknown Jordan,   b. Abt 1736 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F30459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Yule 
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F30770  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • This John has an extensive pension record at the National Archives. Was in Samuel Clyde's Reg't. placed on pension roll Oct 19, 1786 and again May 14, 1824, (according to descendant John Horton of Buffalo in 1926) He was wounded in the left hip at Johnstown, NY Oct 25, 1781. He was from Canajoharie district(page 184, NY in Revolution, page 523, Volume 1 "Archives of the state of NY-Revolutionary")
      Statements were made that he was in Battle of Oriskany on Aug 6, 1777 under General Herkimer, Oct 1781 Johnstown Battle, under Col. Willett, Maj. Rowley, Maj. Coopman and Maj. Dygart. (against Mj. Ross) Pension S 26982 Served from 1775 onward--detailed account