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Subject: [GM-L] French and Indian War
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2001 23:35:24 EST
My grandfather of that generation, Capt. Wm Knox of Blandford, MA was at
Crown Point. His uncle John, one of the three KNox brothers (Adam and
William) who came from Belfast in 1718, never returned from Louisburg. It is
assumed he died in the battles there.
The problem with finding names for the French and Indian War is that only
company commanders were listed for the most part. Last year I did come
across a website that had some names listed, including the company of Israel
Putnam. There was also a company from Mass listed as well. The url is:
If you email me privately and give a little bit of time, I can give you what
info I have from Blandford, which I am getting out of "Ulster Scots and
Blandford Scots by Sumner Gilbert Wood (1928).
Peggy J. Knox
Descendent of Wm Knox of Blandford, MA