Shubael Leavitt Rank: sgt Company: Capt Jacob Dearborn Regiment: Maj Edward J Long State: NH Enlisted: 5/25/1814; Deserted 14 June 1814; Discharged: 6/22/1814 Stationed at Fort Washington, Portsmouth Harbor
SHUBAEL LEAVITT, the son of James and Betty (Batchelder) Leavitt, was born 1 Jan 1791. He died on 22 June 1814, drowned in Portsmouth Harbor (he and several others were taking a pleasure cruise in the harbor when the boat overturned).
Family data from LEAVITT Descendants of Thomas Leavitt, the Immigrant 1616-1696, and Isabella Bland, pg 43.
from the Newburyport Herald, dated Tuesday, 6/28/14.