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1. Title:   "The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut" - Frederic Gregory Mather Following the Battle of Long Island (August 27, 1776), more than 5,000 refugees fled Long Island and New York City for Connecticut. This book documents the history of New York in the Revolution and contains a series of biographies and genealogies on those refugees. Nearly 900 illustrations are included within the more than 1200 expertly sourced pages. Clearfield, Baltimore, MD, 1913, reprinted Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore 1995 Also, Military Records: NY in the Revolution and the War of 1812 - CD # 143 (Broderbund/Genealogy.com)

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a. Continued:   VAIL ELISHA 5, CAPT. (Capt. John 4, below, John 3, 2, Jeremiah i)— From Southold to Guilford. Capt. John mentions him as his son. (C. 177) On Jan. 6, 1783, he petitioned for leave to return, with his family of seven, and his effects; which was negatived. (E. 160) He was Capt. of a ship. (Page 239) He signed the Association, in 1775. (H. ip, 12) He may have served, as a private, in Col. Terry's Regt. (G. 8); and in Col. Smith's Regt. (G. 38)
  Census of 1776: Males—above 16 years, i; under 16, i. Females—above 16, i; under 16, 2. (A. 55) He was b. ; m. Mar. 3, 1768, Rhoda Moore; d. June 22, 1797.
  His children were: William 6, lost at sea about 1800; Abigail6, b. May 10, 1771, m. Maj. Isaac 4Overton (see Overton), d. Feb. 14, 1838; Mary 6, b. Mar. 20, 1776, m. Zaccheus, son of David Goldsmith, d. Sept. 14, 1849; Silas 6, b. Aug.—, 1779, m. Sophronia Goldsmith, d. May 3, 1837; Elizabeth 6, m. Gilbert, son of Gilbert Case. (Vail Gen. pp. 79, 80, 147)
  The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut By Frederic Gregory Mather
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  Elisha Vail[1] 1746 - 1797 Birth Abt 1746 Southold, Suffolk Co., LI, NY Gender Male Died 22 Jun 1797 Southold, Suffolk Co., LI, NY [2] Person ID I5663 Reeve Last Modified 11 Jul 2009
  Family Rhoda Moore, b. Abt 1740, Southold, Suffolk Co., LI, NY , d. 8 Feb 1830, Southold, Suffolk Co., LI, NY Married 3 Mar 1768 Rev. John Storrs, First Church, Southold [3]
  Children 1. Abigail Vail, b. 10 May 1771, Southold, Suffolk Co., LI, NY , d. 14 Feb 1838, Southold, Suffolk Co., LI, NY 2. William Vail, b. Bef 1775, Southold, Suffolk Co., LI, NY 3. Mary Vail, b. 20 Mar 1776, Southold, Suffolk Co., LI, NY , d. 14 Sep 1849, Southold, Suffolk Co., LI, NY 4. Silas Vail, b. Aug 1779, Southold, Suffolk Co., LI, NY , d. 3 May 1837 5. Elizabeth Vail, b. 19 Mar 1782, Southold, Suffolk Co., LI, NY , d. 19 Dec 1850, Southold, Suffolk Co., LI, NY
  Family ID F1878 Group Sheet
  Sources 1.[S004242] Genealogy of Some of the Vail Family Descended from Jeremiah Vail at Salem, Mass., 1639, Vail, Henry Hobart, (New York: The De Vinne Press, 1902). pg.79, 80
  2.[S003884] The Salmon Records, Robbins, William A, (New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 47-48-49, October 1916 pg.344-360, January 1917pg.20-32, April 1917 pg. 164-179, July 1917 pg.275-290, October 1917 pg.341-351, January 1918 pg.64-75, April 1918 pg. 155-165, July 1918 pg. 265-279,).
  3.[S003884] The Salmon Records, Robbins, William A, (New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 47-48-49, October 1916 pg.344-360, January 1917pg.20-32, April 1917 pg. 164-179, July 1917 pg.275-290, October 1917 pg.341-351, January 1918 pg.64-75, April 1918 pg. 155-165, July 1918 pg. 265-279,). # 2 Source: Jefferson, Wayland, "Records of the First Church of Southold, Suffolk Co., LI, NY," New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 64, July 1933, pg. 217-227.
  http://www.longislandsurnames.com/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I5663&tree=Reeve .........................................................



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