Odel Close (1738) - American Revolutionary War

Odel Close (1738) – American Revolutionary War

Odel Close (1738) was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, the son of Joseph Close (1702) and Eunice Hall. In 1775 he was appointed to the Committee of Inspection and Safety. This was an extension of the Vigilance Committee in preparation for the America Revolutionary War. In […]

Elnathan Close (1753) - American Revolutionary War

Elnathan Close (1753) – American Revolutionary War

Elnathan Close (1753) was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, the son of Samuel Close (1724) and Deborah Mead. He fought the British in The Sound off the coast of Greenwich. He appears to have attained the rank of Captain.

Benjamin Close (1760) - American Revolutionary War

Benjamin Close (1760) – American Revolutionary War

Benjamin Close (1760) was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, the son of Samuel Close (1724) and Deborah Mead. He served as a private in the Connecticut Line and was severely wounded through the body and left arm in a skirmish at Eastchester, New York, while acting […]