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Dr. Samuel Prescott August 19]] 1751 - c. 1777) was a Massachusetts Patriot during the American Revolutionary War. He was on the road at 1 A.M. on April 19, 1775 after an evening with his fiancĂ©e, Lydia Mulliken, when he met Paul Revere and William Dawes on their ride from Lexington to Concord and joined them to warn of the British attempt to seize the store of arms. Events Adam Smith is appointed professor of logic at the University of Glasgow March 25 - For the last time, New Years Day is legally on March 25 in England and Wales. ... Year 1777 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Patriots (also known as Americans, Whigs, or Rebels) were British North American colonists who rebelled against the British monarchy during the American Revolution and established the independent states that became the United States of America. ... Combatants American Revolutionaries, France, Dutch Republic, Spain, American Indians Kingdom of Great Britain, German mercenaries, Loyalists, American Indians Commanders George Washington, Comte de Rochambeau, Nathanael Greene, Bernardo de Gálvez Sir William Howe, Sir Henry Clinton, Lord Cornwallis (more commanders) The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Samuel Prescott. ... Portrait of Paul Revere by John Singleton Copley, c. ... William Dawes William Dawes, Jr. ... Settled: 1642 â€“ Incorporated: 1713 Zip Code(s): 02420 / 02421 â€“ Area Code(s): 339 / 781 Official website: http://ci. ... Settled: 1635 â€“ Incorporated: 1635 Zip Code(s): 01742 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ...


Although he joined the ride late, he was the only one of the three men to reach Concord and warn the town. He then proceeded further west to warn Acton, Massachusetts while his brother Abel rode south to warn Sudbury and Framingham. Settled: 1680 â€“ Incorporated: 1735 Zip Code(s): 01720 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://acton-ma. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ...   Sudbury is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. ...   Settled: 1650 â€“ Incorporated: 1700 Zip Code(s): 01701, 01702, 01703, 01704, 01705 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ...


The rapid warning of Revere, Dawes, and Prescott alerted the Minutemen of this region in time for them to engage the British Army at the Battle of Lexington and Concord. Lexington Minuteman representing John Parker Minutemen is a name given to members of the militia of the American Colonies, who would be ready for battle in a minutes notice. ... The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. ... Combatants Militia of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (Minutemen) British Army Royal Marines Commanders John Parker James Barrett William Heath Francis Smith, John Pitcairn, Walter Laurie, Lord Hugh Percy Strength 75 at Lexington Green (Parker). ...


Samuel Prescott later became a surgeon in the Continental Army and joined the crew of a New England privateer. He was captured by the Royal Navy and died between November 23, 1776 and December 26, 1777 while a prisoner in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Illustration depicting uniforms and weapons used during the 1779 to 1783 period of the American Revolution by showing four soldiers standing in an informal group General George Washington, was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army on June 15, 1775. ... This article is about the region in the United States of America. ... A privateer was a private ship (or its captain) authorized by a countrys government to attack and seize cargo from another countrys ships. ... The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the oldest of the British armed services (and is therefore the Senior Service). ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... Year 1776 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... Year 1777 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Motto: Template:Unhide = E Mari Merces (Wealth from the Sea) Logo: Location City Information Established: April 1, 1996 Area: (former city) 79. ...


Samuel Prescott is the ancestor of two United States presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush through his descendant Harriet Fay who married James Bush. George Herbert Walker Bush GCB (born June 12, 1924) was the 41st President of the United States of America serving from 1989 to 1993. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... Harriet Eleanor Fay (October 29, 1829 - February 27, 1924) is the great-grandmother of President George H. W. Bush and great-great-grandmother of President George W. Bush. ... James Smith Bush (June 15, 1825 Rochester, New York – November 11, 1889 Ithaca, New York) was an Episcopal priest and father of Samuel Prescott Bush, grandfather of Prescott Sheldon Bush, great-grandfather of George H. W. Bush, and great-great-grandfather of George W. Bush. ...


Sources

  • Paul Revere's Ride by David Hackett Fischer (ISBN 0-19-508847-6)
  • American History: Midnight Riders, Charles J. Caes, December 2004.

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Samuel Prescott (341 words)
Samuel Prescott was the youngest of 11 children and his mother died when he was about 12.
He was probably named after the father of his mother, Samuel Heywood, but he also carries the name of the first cousin of his father, the Samuel Prescott who spread the alarm of the British invasion.
According to the obituary of his daughter, Lucy Richards Prescott Moore, her "parents were Samuel Prescott, an Englishman by birth and Mary Pettes of Windsor." The register of death of Lucy P. Moore states the same facts.
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