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Isaac Gilbert

Isaac Gilbert was born in Connecticut in 1742.

Isaac was only 16 when he participated, as an ensign, in the Siege of Louisbourg.  When the Revolutionary War broke out, he joined the Queen’s Rangers as a Sergeant.  The Rangers did not surrender their colours, when Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown. The colours were smuggled out and …

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Isaac Gilbert

Isaac Gilbert was born 25 Oct 1742 in Ridgefield, CT to Ebenezer & Rebecca (Dayton) Gilbert. In 1761 he served for 8 months in the 6th Company of the 2nd Regiment during the Seven Years’ War (1755-1763). On 10 Apr 1771 he married Mary Rowland in Fairfield, CT and they settled in Ridgefield, CT where …

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