Lt. Samuel Beach, Seth Warner’s Green Mountain Boys
Samuel Beach was born in 1752. He was the son of Gershom and Elizabeth (Salter) Beach. Samuel Beach’s first revolutionary service in 1776 during the American invasion of Quebec. He is listed as a Private in the Green Mountain Boys muster roll under Colonel Ethan Allen. Samuel Beach was commissioned as an Ensign in Colonel Seth Warner’s Additional Continental Regiment on April 14, 1777. Ensign Beach was promoted to Lieutenant on September 14, 1778.
Lieutenant Samuel Beach is listed on the Vermont Pension Roll effective July 16, 1828. Lieutenant Beach died April 10, 1829.
Sources: Francis B. Heitman, Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army, (Baltimore, 1914) 92; National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Lineage Book Volume LX, (Washington, D.C., 1922), 186; James Arthur Roberts, NY State Comptroller, New York in the Revolution as Colony and State, (Albany, 1898), 61; United States War Department, Report from the Secretary of War: Volume I, (Washington, D.C., 1835), 161; Selected Wartime Service Records of Lieutenant Samuel Beach.