Monday, July 30, 2018

Military Service of Deliverance Watrous (Waters) of Colchester, Connecticut.






Military Service of Deliverance Watrous (Waters)
of Colchester, Connecticut.


Deliverance Watrous (Waters) was the 2nd husband of Sarah (Trumble) Johnson Watrous. Her first husband was Elijah Johnson of Colchester, Connecticut. Deliverance and Sarah Watrous had one son, Theodore Watrous. Deliverance Watrous was a Veteran of the French and Indian War and served in the following:

Deliverance Waters name appears in "CAPT. OLMSTED'S RETURN  [The following appears to be a list of the men detached from the company of Capt. William Olmsted of East Haddam, Aug. 10, 1757.]"[1]

"WATOUS, DELIVERANCE. (Near Colchester, Ct.) In Co. of Capt. Henry Champion. In Abercrombie's Army, July, 1758. At Lake George until Oct. 25, 1758."[2]  





1. Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society, Volume IX, Hartford, Published by the Society, 1903, Pages 258-259.
2. Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association, The Nineteenth Annual Meeting, with Constitution, By-Laws and List of Members, Vol. XVII, Published by the New York State Historical Association, 1919, Page 413.