His will, dated April 3, 1786, names children Francis, William, Abraham, Betty Mather, Daniel, Samuel, Sarah, Pratt, Joseph, and Benjamin, though it is unclear which of his two wives is the mother of whom (Ely ancestry, pg. 51-52).
Revolutionary War veteran. Died in 73rd year. Sergt. in Capt. Jewett's Co. at Lexington Alarm 1775.