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Tracy, Hezekiah

Tracy, Hezekiah

Male 1746 - 1827  (81 years)

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  • Name Tracy, Hezekiah 
    Born 5 Apr 1746  Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Hezekiah ye Son of Joseph Tracy ye 3d & of his wife mary was born april 5th 1746.
    Gender Male 
    Military 12 Oct 1780  Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Militia 
    • He served in the Vermont militia for 21 days from Oct 12, 1780: Capt. John Stark's Company, Col. Ira Allen's Regiment; for six days in October 1781, in Capt. Zadock Everest's Co., same regiment; and for one day about May 1, 1782, in the same company. (Ira Otis Tracy).
    Military Oct 1781  Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    with Capt. John Stark's Company of Militia in Col. Ira Allen's Regiment 
    • Tracy, Hezekiah
      Ancestor#: A115905
      Service:Vermont    Rank: Private
      Birth:4-5-1746    Norwich New London Co Connecticut
      Death:7-14-1837     Shelburne Chittenden Co Vermont
      Service Source: Goodrich, Rolls of the Soldiers in the Revolutionary War, pgs 287-288
      Service Description: 1) Capt Stark, Col Allen
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      STATE OF VERMONT OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
      Montpelier, Vt. 05602 May 3, 1984
      I hereby certify that the following is a correct transcript from the records in this office regarding the following soldier who served in the Rev. War:
      Tracy, Hezekiah
      A Pay Roll of Capt. John Stark's Company of Militia in Col. Ira Allen's Regiment for service done in defence of the Northern Frontier of this State, by order, in October in the year 1780.
      When Entered: Oct. 12
      Days: 21
      Miles: 44
      Amt. mileage: 14.8
      Per day & rations: 1.4
      Total: 2. 2.8
      ____________________________________________________
      Tracy, Hezekiah
      A Pay Roll of Capt. Zadock Everest's Company in Col. Ira Allen's Regiment for service done in the Alarm, Oct. 1781.
      Miles: 27
      Pay per mile: 4d
      Days: 6
      Pay per day:
      Rations per day:
      Pay each ration:
      Total: 0.17
      ELWIN W. DEAN
      FOR: DONALD E. EDWARDS
      The Adjutant General
    Census 1810  Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 11 Jul 1827  Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7
    • This date is on the gravestone; Shelburne VR says 11 July 1827; Evert Tracy says Hezekiah died in 1837.
    Buried 14 Jul 1827  Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Webb-West Cemetery 
    • This is the date of death on the gravestone, though Vt VR says he died 11 July.
    Probate 3 Sep 1827  Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 


    • STATE OF VERMONT
      Chittenden District, SS. To the Hon. Truman Chittenden, Judge of the Probate Court for the District of Chittenden and State aforesaid The subscribers Administrators of Hezekiah Tracy late of Shelburn in said District, deceased, before the payment of any debts due from the estate of said deceased, except funeral expenses, charges of the last sickness, rates and taxes, and debts due the State and United States, do hereby represent said estate to be insolvent and insufficient to pay all the just debts which the deceased owed; and therefore pray said Court to appoint Commissioners, to receive, examine and adjust the claims of the several creditors to said estate according to law.

      Dated at Williston this 3rd day of September A.D. 1827.
      [signed] Isaac Tracy
      Ezekiel Tracy
      ________________________________
      PROBATE BOND ON THE ESTATE OF HEZEKIAH TRACY: - 1827
      Know All Men by These Presents....That Isaac Tracy of Sheldon in the County of Franklin & Ezekiel Tracy of Shelburn in the County of Chittenden in the State of Vermont, as principal, and Erastus Tracy of Shelburn in the County of Chittenden aforesaid, as surety are holden, and firmly bound and obligated unto the Probate Court of the District of Chittenden in the penal sum of Five Thousand dollars, current money of the United States, to be paid unto said Court of the time being, to which payment, well and truly to be made and done, we bind ourselves, and each of us, and each of our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, each and every of them, for and in the whole, firmly by these present, signed with our hands and sealed with our seales.
      Dated at Shelburn this 3rd Day of September
      in the year of your Lord one thousand eight hundred and Twenty Seven.

      The condition of the above obligation is such, that if the above bounden Isaac, Tracy & Ezekiel Tracy Administrators of Hezekiah Tracy late of Shelburn in the County of Chittenden and State of Vermont deceased, shall make, or cause to be made, a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods, chattels, rights, credits, and estate of said deceased, which have or shall come to the possession or knowledge of the said Isaac Tracy & Ezekiel Tracy or into the possession of any other person or person, for them and the same return, or cause to be returned, to the Register of the Probate Court for the District of Chittenden on or before the 3rd day of December next ensuing, and the same and all other the goods, chattels or rights, credits and estate, of the said deceased , at the time of his death, which, at any time after, shall come into the possession of the said Isaac Tracy and Ezekiel Tracy or into the possession of any other person or person, for them do well and truly administer according to law; and of the same, pay and discharge all debts and charges, charageable thereon, or such dividends thereon as shall be ordered and decreed to be paid, by said Court; and a true and just account of their administration return to said Register, on or before the 3rd day of September A.D. 1828 and perform all the orders and decrees of said Court, to be performed by them in the premises, then the above obligation to be void, otherwise of force. Given in the presence of :
      [signed] Isaac Tracy
      Ezekiel Tracy
      Erastus Tracy _________________________________

      At a Court of Probate held in at Williston with, in, and for the District of Chittenden on the 17 day of September A.D. 1827, the--- --- --- --- --- filed in the original of this court --- with the certificate of both which it appears said administrator was duly sworn and the same having been presented to me the subscribed judge of said court, I so therefore truly accept and account of the same and order and --the same to be recorded. [Signed} Truman Chittenden Judge
      ________________

      Estate of Hezekiah Tracy, Shelburne, Vermont - 1827 File #706
      Inventory of The Estate Hezekiah Tracy late of Shelbourne, Deceased - 1827
      Received in to the Probate Office Sept. 17, 1827, Order to be __________
      Recorded Vol 13, Page 275-276-277-278-279-280-281 Probate Record _______________-__________
      Attd. D. French - Registar ----

      STATE OF VERMONT
      DISTRICT OF CHITTENDEN
      ss} By the Hon. Truman Chittenden, Judge of the Court of Probate, of the district of Chittenden - to Burgess Hall and Levi Comstock & Leman Judson of Shelburn all in said district, GREETING.

      PURSUANT TO THE POWER AND AUTHORITY TO ME given, in and by the laws of this State, I do hereby appoint and authorize you a committee to appraise all the real Estate, whereof Hezekiah Tracy of Shelburn lately deceased, died, seized and possessed in this State, each piece and parcel by itself, at the present true value in money, all in words at length. And if aaid [sic] estate, or any part thereof, lie in common, or undivided with the real estate of any other person, you are first to sever and divide the estate of said intestate, from the estate with which it lies in common, as aforesaid, giving timely notice to all persons interested, to be present if they see cause. When you have perfected your inventory, you are to set off to Hannah Tracy the widow of said deceased one equal third of the real estate of said deceased. And what you so set off, you are to describe by plain and lasting rights and bounds, so that confusion may be prevented upon the reversion of the dower. You are to be under oath faithfully to perform the service, and when you have performed the same, you are to make return of this warrant, with your doings thereon, into the Probate office for the District, aforesid [sic], as soon as may be. Given under my hand, and the seal of said Court, at Williston this 27th day of September A.D. 1827
      {signed] Truman Chittenden, Judge.

      [on back] Chittenden County vs. Shelburn Sept 24, 1827 The within named Burgess Hall, Levi Comstock and Lemon Judson personally appeared and made oath that they would faithfully perform the service assigned them by ____of this warrant. [Signed] Before me Sam. Blin, Justice Pease
    _AMTID 302051498447:1030:155362986 
    _UID 133D721DDE5B514B95685B541F799D3BD038 
    Person ID I1088  Tree_2_McCallroots
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2018 

    Father Tracy, Joseph,   b. 2 Apr 1712, Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1780, Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Fuller, Mary,   b. 5 Apr 1713, Mansfield, Tolland County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1788, Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1736  Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rood, Eunice,   b. 29 Aug 1751, Preston, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1808, Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1768  Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence BY 1772  Pawlet, Rutland County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    at the time of the birth of their daughter Thankful, 
    Census 1790  Pawlet, Rutland County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Census 1800  Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
     1. Tracy, Isaac,   b. 23 Apr 1770, Tarrytown, Greenburgh, Westchester County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1856  (Age 86 years)
     2. Tracy, Thankful,   b. 28 Jun 1772, Pawlet, Rutland County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Tracy, Avery,   b. 2 May 1774,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Tracy, Emphraim,   b. 16 Jun 1776,   d. 1776
     5. Tracy, Mary,   b. 26 Aug 1777,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Tracy, Lydia,   b. 7 Jun 1779,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Tracy, Irena,   b. 26 Jun 1781,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Tracy, Erastus,   b. 29 Jun 1783,   d. 14 Dec 1856, Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +9. Tracy, Cyrus,   b. 20 May 1785, Pawlet, Rutland County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1858, Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     10. Tracy, Laura,   b. 3 Mar 1787,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Tracy, Christopher T.,   b. 5 Nov 1788,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Tracy, Ezekiel,   b. 28 Sep 1790,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Tracy, Ira,   b. 24 Jul 1792,   d. 8 Dec 1825, Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     14. Tracy, Lester,   b. 26 Mar 1794,   d. 12 Jan 1807  (Age 12 years)
     15. Tracy, Diadema,   b. 17 May 1796,   d. 26 Aug 1796  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F507  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Apr 1746 - Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1768 - Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - at the time of the birth of their daughter Thankful, - BY 1772 - Pawlet, Rutland County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Militia - 12 Oct 1780 - Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - with Capt. John Stark's Company of Militia in Col. Ira Allen's Regiment - Oct 1781 - Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1790 - Pawlet, Rutland County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1800 - Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1810 - Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jul 1827 - Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Webb-West Cemetery - 14 Jul 1827 - Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont
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    Link to Google MapsProbate - 3 Sep 1827 - Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Tracy, Hezekiah - headstone
    Hezekiah Tracy stone
    Village Cemetery, Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont

  • Notes 
    • from FindAGrave

      Birth: Apr. 5, 1746
      Connecticut, USA
      Death: Jul. 14, 1827
      Shelburne
      Chittenden County
      Vermont, USA

      Son of Joseph TRACY 1712 – 1780 and Mary FULLER 1713 – 1753

      "Hezekiah, son of Joseph Tracy, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, April 5, 1746. and was the founder of the family in Vermont, settling at Shelburne about 1780. He served twenty-one days from October 12, 1780, as a private in Captain John Stark, company of militia. Colonel Ira Allen's regiment, and received two pounds, two shillings and eight pence. He was also a private for six days in an alarm in October, 1781, in Captain Zadock Ernest's company in the same regiment, and received seventeen shillings, and he again served all day in the same company at an alarm about May 1, 1783, and received four shillings. These facts are draw from the records. He held numerous local offices. 

      He was three times married : to Eunice Rood, to the widow Sarah Peck, and to the widow Hannah Hull. He was the father of 15 children all by his first wife. "

      TRACY, HEZEKIAH DAR Ancestor #: A115905
      Service: VERMONT    Rank: PRIVATE
      Birth: 4-5-1746    NORWICH NEW LONDON CO CONNECTICUT
      Death: 7-14-1837     SHELBURNE CHITTENDEN CO VERMONT
      Service Source: 
      GOODRICH, ROLLS OF THE SOLS IN THE REV WAR, PP 287-288
      Service Description: 
      1)  CAPT STARK, COL ALLEN
      Residence
         1) City: SHELBURNE - County: RUTLAND CO - State: VERMONT 

      Spouse
        1) EUNICE ROOD  
        2) SARAH PECK  
        3) HANNAH X HULL  

      Burial here per family records in the Shelburne West Cemetery. He is buried in what was called the West Cemetery and is now referred to as the Webb Cemetery on Shelburne Farms.

      Note headstone gives death date as 1827 while DAR record has 1837

  • Sources 
    1. [S355] Tracy, Lieutenant Thomas (Tracy Genealogy), pg. 72.

    2. [S912] Tracy, Hezekiah (1746-1827) FAG #89672272, 14 July 1827; 1746–1827; 89672272.

    3. [S1603] Norwich Connecticut VR, Hezekiah Tracy; 5 April 1746; 172.

    4. [S357] SAR - Register of the Empire State Society of the SAR.

    5. [S1807] 1810 US Census - VT: Chittenden County, (index only); NARA Roll 64 (Vt., V.1), pg. 211a; Tracy, Hezekiah; 12 October 2018.

    6. [S914] Vermont Births, Marriages, Deaths, 21 April 2017; pg. 6152.

    7. [S354] Shelburne, VT - VR, pg. 39.

    8. [S355] Tracy, Lieutenant Thomas (Tracy Genealogy), pg. 44.

    9. [S1634] Mayflower Families Fifth Generation Descendants, 1700-1880, pg. 89; descendents of Edward Fuller.

    10. [S915] Connecticut Vital Records to 1870 (The Barbour Collection), pg. 269.
      Citing VR Volume 6, pg. 112

    11. [S914] Vermont Births, Marriages, Deaths, 21 April 2017; pg. 5862 - birth of Thankfull Tracy.

    12. [S1604] 1790 US Census - VT: Rutland County, Series M637; Hezekiah Tracy household; 20 April 2017.

    13. [S1806] 1800 US Census - VT: Chittenden County, (index only); NARA Roll 51 (Vt., V.1), pg. 306; Tracy, Hezekiah; 12 October 2018.