Revolutionary War Pension Gideon Burdick

Birth: 6 Nov 1762 Hopkinton, Washington, RI
?Death: 5 Apr 1846 Quincy, Adams, Il

Gideon Burdick was a drummer boy in George Washington's army. He served as an
enlisted man in the Regiment of New York Continental Line, as an enlisted man in
Col. William Malcombs regiment of NY Levies, and for a third tour of duty as an
enlisted man in Col Marinus Willett's regiment of NY Levies. His pension
application notes he performed guard duty ofer Major Andre, the British spy. He
was known to be living in the town of Busti, Chautauqua Co NY, in 1832 but when
his pension payment was made in 1845 he was living in Kirtland Ohio ;

Gideon was married twice, first to Catherine ROBERTSON, born 1775 who died
November 27 , 1806 in Irving, Town of Hanover, Chautauqua Co NY, His second wife
was Mrs. Jane (RIPLEY) Brown, widow of Samuel BROWN, they were married in 1814,
any information on his children is not known (Patriot Soldiers, Frederick Ward
Kates)

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