|Partner||Date of Birth||Children|
|Nancy Brown||18 Dec 1760||Sarah Waterman
John Brown Waterman
Benjamin M Waterman
|Birth||10 Jun 1760||Johnston, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States|
|Marriage||15 Mar 1781||Johnston, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States|
|Death||26 Mar 1846||Hartland, Niagara County, New York, United States|
|Burial||Shrewsbury, Rutland County, Vermont, United States|
|David Waterman, in 1777, enlisted for nine months in Col. Archibald Crary's regiment (Lieut, 4th Company), Capt. Reuben Ballou's company, Rhode Island troops. He was born in Johnston, R.I.; died in Niagara county, N.Y.
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 92 page 141 Mrs Cornelia Freeman Broadbent DAR ID Number: 91429
|Two military notes seem to contradict a bit as to who he served under. Some shared family trees list Lt. David Waterman.|
|Served in American Revolution
Private out of RI under CAPT BALLOU, COL CRARY
|Pension Files, S 9514. Dec. for Pension, 5 Sept 1832, Niagara Co, NY at age 72 from Johnston, Prov. Co, RI. He entered service Dec of 1776 at age 16 under Capt. Emer Olney, Lt. Daniel Angel, spent 1 month on alarm. In Jan 1777 spent alternate months service . He served 3 tours with Col. Amos Newell. In June 1777 he enlisted at Warwick with Lt. Jacob Belknap for 9 months. In spring of 1778 he was signed under Capt. Olney and Col.Amos Atwell. He was drafted again and went to Pawtuxet. In Aug. they went to Tolland under Capt. Olney and served 20 days. Early in 1779 he went to Pawtuxet under St. Jeremiah Waterman and served his month and then served as a substitute for a brother, Daniel,who was 15 hears older than he. David served 17 terms. during this enlistment. Ensign of the 4th Co., Johnston Militia. (per Civil and Military List of RI, 1-506, 520).
Sources: Johnston Vital Records, Record of Geo. W. Bartholomew Family, 1885, P231-232, The Waterman Family Vol. IV, Desc. of Richard Waterman of Prov. RI., LDS Records, IGI Waterman, RI., 1850, 1790 Census Records at Johnston, Records Rev. War Pensions, Birth Register of Johnston, RI. Probate Rec. Niagara County states that his legacies was give to children of deceased son John B. Waterman and "unto my four children, Esther Congdon and "Polly" (Mary) Brown(Jeremiah's wife) of Lenawee County, and daughter-in-law Caroline Waterman, and Job Waterman. Job Brown petitioned that David Waterman died 26 Mar 1846.