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Captain Jacob Cheesman


Propositus

Represented in the New York Society

Captain Jacob Cheesman

Represented in the NY and NJ Societies. Began his service in the Revolutionary War as Captain in the 1st Regiment New York Line on 1 Jul 1775. Served as Aide de Camp to General Montgomery. Killed 31 Dec 1775 at the Battle for Quebec. [Sources: M; H; (98). Pic: Painting of Jacob on left dead or dying in the painting “Death of Montgomery” by Jonathan Trumbull.]