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243. Ichabod COMSTOCK181 was born on 17 March 1727/8 in Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island.81 He died on 30 October 1800 at the age of 72 in New York.

Ichabod's family moved to Westfield in Hampden Co MA and then to Williamstown in Berkshire Co MA. About 1796, they settled in Western, Oneida County, New York.

8 May 1758, Ichabod and wife Margaret of Westfield, MA, deeded 40 acres in Smithfield to Jonathan Comstock.

Ichabod was an orderly sergeant at the Battle of Quebec when Gen. Wolfe was killed and was a sergeant in Col. John Mosley's Hampshire Regt during the Revolutionary War.

He was counted in 1774 Smithfield, RI census as Ichabod Comstock Jr. He had 2 males and 1 female above age 16, 3 males and 2 females below age 16.

1 Apr 1775. Ichabod of Westfield, MA deeded Jonathan Comstock of Smithfield RI, one-half of the homestead "of my father Ichabod, deceased".

Buried Westernville Cemetery, Oneida Co, NY. No stone is pictured

Ichabod COMSTOCK and Margaret SACKETT were married on 14 July 1757 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. Margaret SACKETT181 was born on 4 December 1733 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. She was christened on 24 February 1734 in Church of Christ, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. She died in 1775 at the age of 42.

Ichabod COMSTOCK and Margaret SACKETT had the following children:

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Anna COMSTOCK181 was born on 2 January 1757/8.

Died young

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ii.

Anna COMSTOCK181 was born circa 1759.

Married Phineas Noble, 21 Aug 1777, Wesfield, Hampden Co, MA

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iii.

Rhoda COMSTOCK was born on 1 May 1761.

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Medad COMSTOCK181 was born on 11 August 1763 in Williamstown, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. He died on 28 December 1842 at the age of 79 in New York.

Married Eunice Elizabeth Lamb, 30 Apr 1783

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v.

Solon COMSTOCK181 was born on 26 September 1765. He died in Williamstown, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

Two dates of death are given in the Comstock book: 29 May 1864 or 5 Apr 1851.

Solon married Nabby Kennedy.

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vi.

Silas COMSTOCK181 was born on 2 August 1768. He died in November 1849 at the age of 81.

Silas married Lydia Dunning.

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Margaret COMSTOCK was born on 25 June 1771. She died circa 1800 at the age of 29.

Married Joseph Baker.

The Comstock book has her death as 1881 - I'm reasonably sure she did not live to be 110. An online database had 1800, but no further details.

Ichabod COMSTOCK and Catherine SMITH were married on 9 January 1777 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. Catherine SMITH181 was born in 1740. She died in October 1826 at the age of 86.

Ichabod COMSTOCK and Catherine SMITH had the following children:

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William COMSTOCK.

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Catherine COMSTOCK181 was born on 20 August 1778.

Married Jeptha Brainerd.

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Arnon COMSTOCK181 was born on 15 November 1779 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. He died on 8 March 1850 at the age of 70.

Arnon married Irene Morris, 19 Jan 1818.

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Albon COMSTOCK181 was born on 18 January 1781 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. He died in New York.

Albon married Eunice Morris, 14 Sep 1811. She was a sister to Irene Morris that married his brother Arnon. They were daughters of Isaac and Irene (Johnson) Morris.