Jeheil Comstock, Corporal of Marines

Jeheil Comstock. Jeheil Comstock, oldest son of Samuel Comstock of Lyme and Elizabeth Ackley of East Haddam, was likely born in 1756 as he was christened on 17 October of that year in Hadlyme, CT. His siblings included Samuel, Cyrus, Silence Sears, and the youngest Elizabeth born in 1762. According to A Comstock Genealogy by Cyrus Ballou Comstock, Jeheil served in Captain Jones’ militia company from 24 August to 30 October 1777 with younger brother Samuel prior to his service as one of the crew of the Continental Frigate Confederacy. He is listed on the Frigate Confederacy Riggers’ Returns of 1778-1779. Jeheil Comstock is also listed as Corporal on the Confederacy in Silas Cleveland’s pension file #S-12486, when he would have been about 23 years old. In 1788 he resided in Lyme, CT. Jeheil Comstock was living in Royalton , Niagra Co., NY in 1832 at age 75. His will was dated 13 December 1832 and probated 29 April 1833. He had no relatives at time of his death except his younger brother Samuel of Cheshire Co., NH.

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