Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire by Ezra S. Stearns is available on Kindle.
New Hampshire was first settled by Europeans in 1623. It was separated from Massachusetts in 1679.
Israel Dwinnell was born in Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts about 1765. He was the 8th child of Benjamin Dwinnell and Mary Estey. He may have been named for his cousin, Israel who died a few years earlier in the French and Indian War. He was a mason.
An Israel Dwinnell enlisted in Boston for 5 years as a private in the United States 25th Infantry on February 27, 1813. He served under Captain Joseph Treat and Colonel E. W. Ripley.
Remarks: SamR. Dec 31, 1813
Joined from Captain Roper Co. September 8, 1813 and on Furlough
Mo Ret. Jan 31
MoRet. MR JR Feby 28, April 30 June 30, July 31 August 31
Mo Ret Sept 30, JR Oct 1
Mo Ret Oct 30, Dec 30/14 Jany 31
DR. Feby 11,
MR & JR Mch 1 & MR April 3 of 15
On furlough at Salem as from Sept 8 to Dec of 13. Never returned. Absent 13 months without leave. Struck from the rolls March 1/15
Many researchers believe that Israel died in Manlius, Onondaga County, New York about 1853, but he not appear in Onondaga County in the 1840 census or after that.
Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire was settled after 1736 and was a fort protecting Massachusetts during the French and Indian Wars. It was called Upper Ashuelot. When New Hampshire separated from Massachusetts in 1741 it became Keene, New Hampshire.
During King George's War, the village was attacked and burned.
Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts is approximately 25 miles north of Boston. Boxford was set apart from Rowley Village and incorporated in 1685.