Micah Balcom's Family
Compiled by Bruce De Larm
Date Last Updated: 09/06/2011
Micah Balcom January 16, 1744/45 - June 10, 1811 (Micah Balcom + Elizabeth Maynard)
Katherine Harrington August 06, 1755 - Bet. 1838 - 1844 (Caleb Harrington + Hepzibah Hayden)
Micah Balcom and his family were among the first families settling in the town of Hague (Warren County, NY). His family was listed in the first official census for the town (1810 Federal Census, Hague, Warren Co., NY).
Micah was among the may men who fought in the American Revolution and lived in Hague. From the Revolutionary War Pension files:
"Micah Balcom enlisted (place not stated) sometime in May 1778, and served seven months as private in Captain Haskell's company in Colonel Marshall's Massachusetts regiment. He enlisted sometime in July or August, 1777, and served four months in Caption Jonathan Rice's company, under Major Bryant, was in the battle of Stillwater, and at the surrender of Burgoyne."
Katherine filed for his pension and received payment of $242.49 on April 11, 1838, with an annual pension of $32.33 per annum - commenced March 4, 1831.
Their children are:
Caleb Balcom July 27, 1774 - March 24, 1841
Esther Slocumb July 05, 1775 - ? (Samuel Slocumb + Miriam Richardson)
Isaac Balcom August 26, 1776 - December 26, 1826
Sarah Green December 23, 1777 - April 14, 1877 (Joseph Green + Hepzibah Heald)
Uriah Balcom September 11, 1778 - November 01, 1832
Patience Waste November 14, 1782 - April 16, 1839 (Bezaleel Waste + Joanna Cannon)
Abigail Balcom August 07, 1780 - ?
Elizabeth Balcom March 01, 1781 - ?
Asa Pratt About 1777 - ?
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