Joseph Bearse (Bearss)

Born: January 8, 1756 - New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Died: November 4, 1835 - New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Buried: New Fairfield Cemetery, New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut
 
Service: Joseph Bearse served as sergeant with the Connecticut Line under Captains Beardsley, Pardee, Hubbell, and Penfield, and Colonels Waterbury, Canfield, Silliman, and Cook.
 
Family: Joseph was the son of Thomas and Abigail Pickett Bearse. He was married to Jemima Bebee. They had nine daughters and one son, Joseph Thomas Bearss. Joseph Thomas Bearss married Anna Hubbell, daughter of Captain Gideon Hubbell, who was in the same regiment as Joseph Bearss.