Had a chance to copy all of Amasa's pension file at the National Archives earlier this month. A statement in his application adds some support for the one-person scenario.
In the application he signed on May 21, 1834 when very feeble it says, regarding his service in 1777, in part:
"...that he can now state pretty distinctly (his recollection having been refreshed by conversing with his wife upon the subject) that he was at Stillwater two weeks..." etc..
If he is refreshing his recollection in about 1834 on his 1777 military service in that much detail it seems likely that the wife at both times was the same person???
If anyone would like to have a copy of the documents please contact me by the email available on the site. If you can't find it please post a place where I can respond to.
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