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Daniel Frederick Bakeman (October 9, 1759 – April 5, 1869) may have been the last surviving veteran of the War for American Independence (1775–1783). He is buried in Sandusky Cemetery, Freedom, New York. He was married to Susan Brewer Bakeman, on August 29, 1772. He was 12 years old at the time of marriage, she was 14. She died aged 105 on Sept. 10, 1863. It was a marriage of 91 years, 12 days, the longest marriage on record. They also had seven children. To this day,[dated info] Daniel and Susan are the only couple in the world known to have seen a 90th wedding anniversary. He died just six months before his 110th birthday.

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