MDSSAR Gen. William Smallwood Chapter
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Patriot: Dawson, Robert Doyne (1)(2, p.89)(4)(5)(6)
SAR #: P-145277 (5)
DAR #: A030829 (6)

Birth
Date: May 29, 1754 (1)(5)(6) July 10, 1758 (2)(4)
Location: Dawsonville, Mont. Co. MD (4) Frederick Co. MD (6)

Marriage
Date: 1781 (4) Oct. 25, 1782 (2)
Spouse: Sarah Newton Chiswell (2)(4)(5)(6)(N)
Location: Montgomery Co. MD (2)
Children: William Chiswell, Mary Doyne, Verlinda Hawkins, Thomas, Stephen Newton, Robert Doyne, Sarah Newton, Mary Elizabeth, Joseph Newton, Benoni, George Washington (4)

Support for American Revolution
Military Service: Private 3rd Co. Upper Bn. MD Militia Aug. 30, 1777. (2)(6)
Lieutenant 3rd Co. Upper Bn. MD Militia 1777. (4)(6) Served in the Maryland Line under Gen. John Eager Howard during the battles of Long Island and Cowpens. (4)
Public Service:
Civilian Aid:
Oath of Allegiance: March 2, 1778 before Hon. Elisha Williams (2)(6)
Residency: Dawsonville, Mont. Co. MD (4)

Death
Date: Aug. 13, 1824 (1)(2)(4)(5)(6)
Cemetery: Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville (2)(3)(4)(5). Plot: Row D Lot 12 Upper, Site 1 (4)
Find-A-Grave #: 18014190 (4)
Headstone GPS Coordinates: N39.1804; W77.4153
Marked: Marker with SAR emblem installed 2014 by Monocacy Cemetery.

Notes: Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Dawson. (2) Second wife Henrietta Lowe. Children -- Barbara Ann, Henrietta, Rebecca. (4) Cemetery location listed in DAR Magazine Vol. 51 #4 Oct. 1917 p. 205.

Last Updated: 8 / 5 / 2014

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