|Eunice Pease Quimby|
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|Eunice Pease Quimby was born July 12, 1825 to Eunice Catherine Floyd Pease and Dr. Ephraim Quimby. Her parents were later divorced and she was adopted by her stepfather, Elijah Hawes/Haws.
The following information is from Ida Stewart Pevy, Granddaughter.(Submitted by Joyce King Harmon of Camp Fort Hall of Daughters of the Utah Pioneers of Center Utah County, Provo, Utah. Vol. No. 17. Eunice Pease Quimby - pg 280.)
Eunice Pease Quimby Hawes is a descendant of Captain Asa Pease, who fought in the Revolutionary War and was killed in the War of 1812. The Adjutant General Office records show that Asa Pease served as a private in the Revolution, Capt. Abraham Livingston's Company, Willets New York regiment during the year 1781 exact dates not shown. They also show that Asa Pease served as a sergeant in the War of 1812 in Capt. Alvin Lyman's Compnay of Matrosses in the Detached Regiment of Connecticut Militia from Sept. 27 to Nov. 1, 1813. His daughter, Eunice Catherine, said that he fought under Washington in the Battle of Brandywine. He was killed at Lake Erie under Peary after having fought all day after being shot in the leg. His family received a letter from his commanding officer telling of his heroism in action.
Eunice Pease Quimby