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In memory of Peter Chevalier, my Paternal 6th Great-Grandfather on the HOLLENBECK branch.


  • Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection), Pomfret Vital Records 1705-1850, pg. 196 of 245.
  • 1790 U.S. Federal Census Coxsackie, Albany, New York
  • 1800 U.S. Federal Census Cairo, Greene New York
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Peter Chevalier

Soldier of the American Revolution

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1735 Jan 25

Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut







1808 Jun 29 (or later)

Greene County, New York (probably)

New York (probably)

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Peter was born in Pomfret, Connecticut, son of Elias Chevalier and Mary Adams. He fought as a Patriot in the American Revolution and moved to New York, after the war. In 1790, he was counted on the census in Coxsackie, Albany County, New York. In 1800, he was counted in Cairo, Greene County, New York.


Peter Chevalier & were the parents of my ancestor,

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