First Generation

1. John Sadler was born on 11 March 1766 in Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA. Twin to William.
The S volume in "Mass. Soldiers and Sailors of Rev." has this entry, "John Sadler, Jr., return of recruits sent by the State of Mass. as portion of her quota of the Continental Army subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781, who were reported as unfit for duty; 8th Mass. Reg.; age 15 yrs. 2 mos., stature, 4 ft. 11 in.; engaged for town of Gloucester for term of the war."--(B.L.N.)