Patriot: Cheshire, John (2, p.64)(6)

SAR #: Not found

DAR #: A021427


Date: circa 1705 (6)(N) 1753 (2)

Location: St. Mary’s Co. MD (6)



Spouse: Jane Unknown (6)


Children: Sarah (6) Burch (2)

Support for American Revolution

Military Service: Private 5th Co. Lower Bn. Militia Aug. 1777. (2)

Public Service:

Civilian Aid:

Oath of Allegiance: 1778 before the Hon. Samuel W. Magruder (2)(6)

Residency: Mont. Co. (6)


Date: after Dec. 19, 1789 (6) 1792 (2)


Find-A-Grave #: Not found

Headstone GPS Coordinates:


Notes: It appears that the DAR birth date of circa 1705 is a typo and instead should be circa 1750.

Last Updated: 10 / 1 / 2014

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Source Information Codes

(1) MDSSAR Patriot Index (no longer active)

(2) "Revolutionary Patriots of Montgomery County, Maryland 1776-1783" by Henry C. Peden, Jr.

(3) Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory

(4) Find A Grave

(5) NSSAR Patriot Research System

(6) NSDAR Genealogical Research System

(N) See Notes section of record for additional information about this field.

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