John Logan, Jr. 1731–1809

Locations

Birth: 30 Jun 1731 • Voluntown, New London, Connecticut, USA; Death: 17 Sep 1809 • Rupert, Bennington, Vermont, USA; Residence: 1800 • Vergennes, Addison, Vermont, USA; Marriage: 15 Nov 1753 • Madison, New Haven, Connecticut, United States; Residence: 1790 • Rupert, Bennington, Vermont, United States; Residence: 1776 • Voluntown, New London, Connecticut, USA
His twin brother, James, stayed in Connecticut and served in the Revolutionary War.
His brother Hugh was born on September 14, 1736, in Voluntown, Connecticut, when John was 5 years old.  Hugh stayed in Connecticut.

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.

Marriage

John Loggan 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.

His daughter Mary was born on August 26, 1754, in Woodbury, Connecticut, when he was 23 years old.
His brother Hugh died on September 15, 1755, in Washington, Connecticut, when John was 24 years old.
His son John was born in 1756 in Woodbury, Connecticut, when he was 25 years old.
His son Daniel was born on November 21, 1762, in Woodbury, Connecticut, when he was 31 years old.
His daughter Rhoda was born on June 16, 1767, in Woodbury, Connecticut, when he was 35 years old.
His mother Margaret passed away on August 26, 1770, in Washington, Connecticut, at the age of 67.
His daughter Anna was born on November 2, 1770, in Woodbury, Connecticut, when he was 39 years old.
His daughter Elizabeth was born in 1773 in Rupert, Vermont, when he was 41 years old.
Serving in the American Revolution
John was a Corporal in Captain Smith’s Company from Vermont during the American Revolutionary war.
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In 1776, John Loggan Jr. was living in Voluntown, Connecticut when Thomas Paine’s Common Sense was published.
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      The Declaration of Independence

      John Loggan 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.

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      Death of Daughter

      His daughter Rhoda was shot by her brotherface in 1776 at the age of 9.  John was 45.

      Capture

      Colonial Life Before the American Revolution

      John Loggan Jr. lived in Voluntown, Connecticut in 1776 as American colonists created the foundation of a burgeoning new country.

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      U.S., Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783

      Name: John Logan
      Military Place: Connecticut, USA
      State or Army Served: Continental Troops
      Rank: Private
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      The Yankee-Pennamite War

      John Loggan Jr. lived in Voluntown, Connecticut in 1776 when the Yankees and Pennamites were fighting over lands that both could claim.

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      American Revolution–The Battle of Ridgefield

      The 1777 Battle of Ridgefield was fought in the state of Connecticut, where John Loggan Jr. was living at the time.

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      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 Loggan Jr. was living in Voluntown around the time when the Articles of Confederation were ratified.

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      New England’s Dark Day

      John Loggan Jr. was likely concerned when the overhead sky turned black in New England, New Jersey, and Canada in 1780.

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      Statement of John Logan – Prisoner

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      Residence

      John Loggan lived in Rupert, Vermont, in 1790.

      Vermont Statehood

      John Loggan Jr. was living in Vermont when it became the 14th state.

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      His son John III passed away on January 18, 1792, at the age of 36.

      Death of Wife

      His wife Azubah passed away on August 27, 1796, in Rupert, Vermont, at the age of 59. They had been married 42 years.

      XYZ Affair

      While living in Vergennes, Vermont, in 1800, John Loggan Jr. may have been outraged by French actions against the United States.

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      Death of Brother

      His brother James died on March 15, 1805, in Washington, Connecticut, when John was 73 years old.

      John Loggan died on September 17, 1809, in Rupert, Vermont, when he was 78 years old.

      Vermont, Vital Records, 1720-1908

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