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Newbury in Orange County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

General Jacob Bayley

1726 - 1815

 
 
General Jacob Bayley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 26, 2015
1. General Jacob Bayley Marker
{East side}
Inscription.
{East side}
Patriot

A pioneer of strong unselfish purpose
A patriot of uncompromising fidelity
A soldier unstained by personal ambition
A citizen ever devoted to the public good

{South side}
Soldier

French and Indian war
Lieutenant 1755, Captain 1757, Colonel 1760
Siege of Fort William Henry,
Battles of Ticonderoga and Crown Point,
Capture of Montreal
Revolutionary war
Brigadier General 1776,
Commissary General of Northern
Department of Colonial Army 1777
Battle of Saratoga
"I am determined to fight for
the United States as long as I live
and have one copper in my hands"

{West side}
Citizen

A leading citizen of Hampstead
New Hampshire 1746-1764.
Founder of this town 1762.
Secured its first charter from
New Hampshire 1763. Its second
from New York 1772.
Founder of first church 1764,
and one of its two first deacons.
Delegate to New York
Provincial Congress 1777.
Representative to Vermont
General Assembly 1777 and 1784.
Member of Council of safety 1777,
of Court of Confiscation 1777,
of Constitutional Conventions
1777 and 1793,
Judge of Court of Common Pleas
1772-1777,
Delegate to Continental Congress
1777,
Judge of Probate Court 1778,
Chief
General Jacob Bayley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 26, 2015
2. General Jacob Bayley Marker
{South side}
Judge of Supreme Court
of Gloucester County 1778,
Chief Judge of Orange County
Court 1783 1786-1791,
Member of Governor's Council
Ten terms 1778 1786-1794

{North side}
Pioneer

"I have nothing left but my farm, all else I have advanced for the public and I think it well spent if I have done any good"
 
Erected 1912 by Some of his descendants.
 
Location. 44° 4.723′ N, 72° 3.523′ W. Marker is in Newbury, Vermont, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 5) south of Chapel Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located on the Newbury common. Marker is in this post office area: Newbury VT 05051, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jacob Bayley (within shouting distance of this marker); Elmbank (approx. 0.3 miles away); Col. Thomas Johnson (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Court House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bayley-Hazen Military Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Colonel Thomas Johnson (approx. 1.2 miles away); Soldiers of Haverhill Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away in New Hampshire); Ebenezer MacKintosh (approx. 2.2 miles away in New Hampshire). Click for a list of all markers in Newbury.
 
Categories. PoliticsSettlements & SettlersWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
General Jacob Bayley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 26, 2015
3. General Jacob Bayley Marker
{West side}
General Jacob Bayley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 26, 2015
4. General Jacob Bayley Marker
{North side}
Wideview of General Jacob Bayley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 26, 2015
5. Wideview of General Jacob Bayley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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