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CAPTAIN ISAAC WORDEN died 1783 in Island of Dominica

Friday, March 18th, 2011

As a descendent of this individual’s father, I am seeking additional information about his life.  Specifically, I may travel to Haiti in October and was considering whether I could investigate the particulars of his death and burial while there.

CAPTAIN ISAAC WORDEN  was born 26 Jul 1721 in Stonington, CT, and died 1783 in Island of Dominica.

 He married (1) SARAH WILCOCKS 03 May 1738 in Stonington, New London, CT, daughter of

WILLIAM SR and DOROTHY PALMER. She was born 17 Aug 1713 in Stonington, New London, CT, and died1757 in Stonington, CT. He married (2) ANN WILCOX Aft. 1757. She was born Abt. 1736.

 Notes for CAPTAIN ISAAC WORDEN:

 Comander of the Bradstreet, a Privateer. The Bradstreet hadeight guns and was in the Battle of Quebec City 1759. It also participated in the over 200-ship blockade on the St. Lawrence River assisting the British to defeat the French in a major turning point of the war for control of North America between the British and the French.

 More About CAPTAIN ISAAC WORDEN:

Occupation: Sea Captain & a Master of a Frigette of 8 Guns in 1759

 Notes for SARAH WILCOCKS:

Family resided in Stonington while the Captain was at sea.