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Natasha Henry • 33 weeks ago

Conrad Heyer (b. 1749), photographed ca. 1852 - served with George Washington in the Revolutionary War

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Conrad Heyer, this picture was taken circa 1852. He was approximately 103 when photographed, having been born in 1749. He was reportedly the first white child born in Waldoboro, Maine, then a German immigrant community. He served in the Continental Army under George Washington during the Revolutionary War, crossing the Delaware with him and fighting in other major battles.

Conrad Heyer, this picture was taken circa 1852. He was approximately 103 when photographed, having been born in 1749. He served in the Continental Army under George Washington during the Revolutionary War, crossing the Delaware with him and fighting in other major battles. He eventually bought a farm and retired to Waldoboro, where he happily regaled visitors with tales of his R W exploits until his dying day.

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