Huntleys In The Military

Jabez Huntley

Born

21 September, 1721 in Lyme, Colony of Connecticut

Died

About 1814 in Machias, Maine

Military Service

French & Indian Wars, Campaign of 1758,
French & Indian Wars, Campaign of 1759
and the Revolutionary War

Units

Capt. Timothy Mather's 11th Co., 3rd Connecticut Regiment
Capt. Zebulon Butler's 9th Co., Col. Eleazer Fitch's 4th Connecticut Regiment
Capt. Stephen Smith's Co., in Machias, Maine
Capt. Joseph Seavey's Co., Col. Benjamin Foster's Regiment

Highest Rank

Sergeant

Medals/Awards
Unknown

Remarks

The legend existed at Machias that Gen. Joseph Warren died in Jabez's arms at Bunker Hill.  He also played a part in the capture of the British Man-of-War "Margaretta" or the "Blauside" in Machias Bay, Maine.