Wadsworth, Fenn, 1752 - 1785
Fenn Wadsworth (February 11, 1752- June 21, 1785) was the son of James Wadsworth and Abigail Lewis of Farmington, Connecticut. Before the Revolution, he and his brother Amos owned a general store where they sold medicines, groceries, hardware, and household necessities. He entered the Army during the war and served on the Committee of the Pay Table in Hartford. Wadsworth was appointed Brigadier-Major on September 28, 1776 of General James Wadsworth's Connecticut Brigade. In the early summer of 1785, he transferred himself to Saratoga, where he died of poor health.
Gay, Historical Pamphlets, 18, 22. Johnson, Record of Connecticut Men in the Military and Naval Service During the War of the Revolution, 392, 395. Hurlburt, Farmington Town Clerks, 92, 94. William L. Stone, Reminiscences of Saratoga (New York, NY: Virtue & Yorston, 1875), 203-203.
Born:June 21, 1785
Died:June 21, 1785