My 5th Great Grandfather- Son of Our Immigrant, John
His sister Mary died on March 27, 1739, in Voluntown, Connecticut, when John was 7 years old.
His brother Robert was born on July 12, 1739, in Plainfield, Connecticut, when John was 8 years old. Robert fought in the French Indian War
His brother Samuel was born on July 12, 1739, in Plainfield, Connecticut, when John was 8 years old. Samuel fought in the Civil War
His brother Mathew was born on December 15, 1742, in Washington, Connecticut, when John was 11 years old. Matthew fought in the Revolutionary War.
John Logan married Azubah Royce in Madison, Connecticut, on November 15, 1753, when he was 22 years old. Azubah’s father, John Royce, was married to this John’s father’s second wife, Dorcas. John Royce was Dorcas’ first husband.
The Declaration of Independence
John Logan Jr. was living in the 13 colonies at one of the most important turning points in American history—the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Death of Daughter
His daughter Rhoda was shot by her brother in 1776 at the age of 9. John was 45.
Colonial Life Before the American Revolution
John Logan Jr. lived in Voluntown, Connecticut in 1776 as American colonists created the foundation of a burgeoning new country.
U.S., Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783Name: John Logan
Military Place: Connecticut, USA
State or Army Served: Continental Troops
The Yankee-Pennamite War
John Logan Jr. lived in Voluntown, Connecticut in 1776 when the Yankees and Pennamites were fighting over lands that both could claim.
American Revolution–The Battle of Ridgefield
The 1777 Battle of Ridgefield was fought in the state of Connecticut, where John Logan Jr. was living at the time.
Death of Father
His father John passed away on December 2, 1777, in Washington, Connecticut, at the age of 78. John, Jr. was 46.
Ratification of the Articles of Confederation
In 1776, John Logan Jr. was living in Voluntown around the time when the Articles of Confederation were ratified.
New England’s Dark Day
John Logan Jr. was likely concerned when the overhead sky turned black in New England, New Jersey, and Canada in 1780.
Statement of John Logan – Prisoner
John Logan lived in Rupert, Vermont, in 1790.
John Logan Jr. was living in Vermont when it became the 14th state.
Death of Wife
His wife Azubah passed away on August 27, 1796, in Rupert, Vermont, at the age of 59. They had been married for 42 years.
While living in Vergennes, Vermont, in 1800, John Logan Jr. may have been outraged by French actions against the United States.Death of Brother
His brother James died on March 15, 1805, in Washington, Connecticut, when John was 73 years old.
John Logan died on September 17, 1809, in Rupert, Vermont, when he was 78 years old.
Vermont, Vital Records, 1720-1908