Patriots in The War has Begun

Though The War has Begun is a work of fiction, the people and events were real. Part of my work for the book included genealogical research to learn the age and sufficient history of each person. For members of SAR and DAR, I thought a list of patriot ancestors who appear in the book would be of interest.

Main Characters:
Isaac Frye (b. Feb 6, 1748, Andover, MA)
Elizabeth (Holt) Frye (b. Nov 25, 1749, Andover, MA)
Lieutenant Stephen Peabody (b. Sep 3, 1742, Hampton, NH)
Colonel James Reed (b. Jan 8, 1722, Woburn, MA)
Lieutenant Colonel Israel Gilman (b 1729, Exeter, NH)
Lieutenant James Otis (b 1751, Montville, Connecticut)

Minor Characters:
Nahum Baldwin (b. 3 May 1734, Sudbury, MA)
James Blanchard (b. Sep 20, 1742, Dunstable NH)
James Brown (b. 28 Oct 1723, Boston, MA)
Will Burton (b. 1764, Wilton, NH)
Lieutenant Butterfield (???)
Josiah Crosby (b. Nov 24, 1730, Billerica, MA)
James Frye (b. 1709, Andover, MA)
William Goforth (b. Apr 1, 1731, Philadelphia, PA)
James Gray (b. Oct 8, 1749, Newburyport, MA)
John Greele (b. Apr 26, 1759, ?)
Jonathan Greele (b. Apr 24, 1756, ?)
Nathaniel Greele (b. Oct 28, 1744, Hudson, NH)
Thomas Grover (b. Mar 19, 1738, Grafton, MA )
Nathan Hale (b. Sep 23,1743, Hampstead, NH)
Thomas Hartley (Sep 7, 1748, Colebrookdale, PA)
William Adrian Hawkins (b Jan 18, 1742, Bordeaux, France)
Jacob Hind (b. Jan 22, 1730, Shrewsbury, MA)
Elizabeth (Holt) Holt ( b.Jun 1718, Andover, MA)
Hannah (Holt) Whitney (b. Jan 18, 1754, Andover, MA)
Sarah (Holt) Pierce (b. May 31, 1757, Andover, MA)
Timothy Holt Sr ( b.Jan 17, 1721, Andover, MA)
Timothy Holt Jr. (b. May 19, 1746, Andover, MA)
Archelaus Kenney (b. 14 Mar, 1758, Middleton, MA)
David Kenney (b. 18 Sep 1760, Middleton, MA)
Ebenezer Kingsbury (?)
Rev. Jonathan Livermore (b. Dec 7, 1729 Westborough, MA)
Samuel Osgood (b. Feb 3, 1747, North Andover, MA 1st Postmaster General of U.S)
Phebe (Greeley?) Parker (b. 1743, ?)
Henry Parker (b. 1705, Dunstable, MA)
Sarah (Farwell) Parker (b. Dec 4, 1706, Dunstable, MA)
Jonas Perry (b. 1747, Lexington, MA)
Samuel Pettingill (b. Mar 16, 1731, Andover, MA)
Sarah (Taylor) Rideout (b. 20 Nov, 1748, Wilton?)
Paul Dudley Sargent (b. 1745, Salem, MA)
Nathaniel Sawyer (b. 10 Jul, 1750, Dracut, MA)
James Sawyer (b. 1745, Woburn, MA)
Alexander Scammell (b. May 16, 1742, Milford, MA)
Phillip Schuyler (b. Nov 20, 1733, Albany NY)
Levi Spaulding (b. Oct 23, 1737, Hudson, NH)
John Stark (b 28 Aug, 1728, Londonderry, NH)
John Stephens (b 1731, ?)
Ephraim Stone (b. Jan 22, 1745, Harvard, MA)
Ezra Towne (b. Apr 30, 1736, Topsfield, MA)
John Trumbull (b. Jun 6, 1756, Lebanon, CT Artist, who painted “The Declaration of Independence” and other famous paintings of the American Revolution)
Nathan Whiting (b. Apr 6, 1750, Pelham, NH)
Richard Whitney (b. Apr 22, 1743, Oxford, MA)
Isaac Wyman (b. Jan 18, 1724, Woburn, MA)

-CEF

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