He was born in 1752 in Down County, Ireland. He immigrated to
PA. in 1772. He enlisted, 1776, in Northumberland County, PA., in Col.
Samuel Miles' PA. Rifle Regiment, 2nd BN., Cpt. William Peeble's
He transferred, 1777, to the PA. State Militia, Cpt. Matthew Scott's
which was later designated the 13th (though one record states the 15th)
PA. Regiment, commanded by Col. Walter Stewart. He participated in the
battles of Long Island, NY., Trenton, NJ., Brandywine, PA., and was in
camp at Valley Forge. He later moved to Warren Co., OH. He resided in
before settling in Clark Co., in 1817. He died 7/5/1822 and is buried
Brick Cemetery, York Twp., West Union, IL., however one record states
he is buried in the Walnut Prairie
Cemetery, in Clark County.
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He was born in Germany. He enlisted in the 1st Regiment, German Army,
Prince Regiment". He served a total of 11 years in Germany and during
Revolutionary War. He was a farmer in Clark Co., IL. He is buried in
Cem., Mashall Twp., Marshall, IL.
He was born in 1759 in Newburg, Orange Co., NY. He enlisted 12/1775
at Bloomingrove, New York in
the NY Militia, Cpt. Thomas Moffett's company. According to another
he also served under Col. L.J. Wood, Col. Luller, and in Misner's NY
He was discharged in 1781. He participated in the battles of Harlem,
White Plains, NY., and Ft. Montgomery, NY. He came to Clark County,
in 1838. He died in December of the same year and is buried in York
York Twp., West Union, IL., his grave has been marked by the Walter
Burdick Chapter, D. A. R., of Marshall. I found the following
|Date of Enlistment or
||Length of Service
||Officer under whom
was Rendered (Capt.)
|March 1, 1776
and Nathan Strong
|April 1, 1777
| to ___1781
||Lt. Jas. Sayre
Regiments under the command of Col. Henry Wisner: Col
All services rendered from enlistment in State of New York.
Battles engaged in: Harlem, White Plains, Lost Montgomery.
Residence of solider at time of enlistment: Blooming Grove, Orange Co.,
Date of Application for Pension: Sep 5, 1832. Claim allowed
Residence at date of Application: Elmira, New York
Age at date of App.lication: Born Oct 4, 1759 at Newburg, Orange Co.,
New York; died Dec 3, 1838.
He was born in 1760 in Buck Co., PA., though one record states in
Germany. He enlisted, c1775, in the 2nd PA.
Regiment, 1st PA. BN., Cpt. John Lacy's company, commanded by Col. John
Bull. He served 5 months and was discharged. He enlisted again, c1779,
in VA., in Lee's Legion, commanded by Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee,
father of Confederate general Robert E. Lee. He served 2 years. He
in the battles of Guilford Court House, NC., Cowpens, SC., Eutaw
SC., and the siege of Yorktown, VA. He received a sabre cut across the
He lived in NC prior to moving to Clark Co., IL., in 1830. He died in
1838, and is buried in Bean Cem., Parker Twp., Martinsville, IL. He
served in the War of 1812 (See War of 1812 soldiers).
He was born in 1760 in NC., though one record states in SC. He enlisted
in SC, though I found his name listed in the Johnston Co., NC militia.
He was one of the
to the Common House Assembly for relief due to the Stamp Act, 5/7/1776.
He came to Clark Co., IL., and died in 1836.
He was born in February, 1762, in Queen Anne Co., MD. He enlisted,
in the 4th MD Regiment, Cpt. David Lynn's company, commanded by Maj.
Roxburg. He was discharged the same year. He participated in the siege
of Yorktown, VA., and was present at the surrender of Lord Cornwallis.
He lived in Jefferson Co., KY., before moving to Clark Co., IL., in
He was a farmer. He died 1839 and in buried in Briscoe Cem., Westfield
Twp., Westfield, IL.
He was born in 1762 in VA., though one record states his place of birth
was in PA. He enlisted in the VA Militia. He came to Clark Co., IL., in
1832. He died in 1838 and is buried in Medsker Cem., Melrose Twp.,
He was born in 1744 in Delaware Co., PA. He enlisted 9/16/1776 in
VA. Rangers. He was discharged 11/13/1776. He enlisted again 10/21/1782
in the Jefferson Co. (KY) Militia, Clark's IL. Regiment, VA. State
Cpt. James Samuel's company, commanded by Col. George R. Clark. He was
discharged 11/25/1782. He participated in the expedition against the
under Clark. He moved to Clark Co., IL., c1819. He was a witness to the
act forming the county to locate the seat of justice, signed 5/6/1819.
He was also selected as a commissioner to divide the county into
He died in 1828. He also served in the militia (See Militias,
He was a native of VA. He commanded a regiment in Gen.
Wayne's Brigade, which consisted of PA regiments. His regiment, known
as Hell Scrapings, was largely made up of convicts, prisoners,
and hard characters. He moved to Clark Co., IL., settling in Casey Twp.
He moved to Oregon and died there in 1872. (NOTE: The
above information came from the History of Clark and Crawford Counties.
It has not be verified if it is indeed valid.)
He was born in NY. He enlisted, c1776, in the MA. Militia, Cpt. Josiah
Keith's company, commanded by Col. John Daggett. He served 24 days. He
came to Clark Co., IL., where he died.
He was born in PA. He enlisted in the Northumberland Co. (PA) Militia.
He came to Clark Co., IL., where he died in 1835.
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He was born in 1748 in Augusta Co., VA. He enlisted prior to the
War in 1774. He also served in 1775 and 1781, possibly in the 3rd VA.
under Cpt. George Matthews, William Anderson, Thomas Smith, and
Johnson, commanded by Col. William Boyer (Bayer) and Abraham Smith. He
came to Clark Co., IL., where he died 12/18/1845. He is buried in
Cem., Douglas Twp., Marshall, IL.
He served in an unknown regiment. He came to Clark Co., IL., where he
12/23/1853. He is buried in the Martinsville City Cem., Martinsville
He was born in PA. He enlisted in the PA Militia. He came to Clark Co.,
IL., where he died in 1835. Information found: He was born 25 Aug. 1765
in Frederick Co., MD. From there the family went to Little Wheeling, in
Washington Co., PA.From there they went to Harrison Co. VA (now W.VA)
then to Miami Co., OHIO, then to Mehlenburg Co., KY, next to "the White
River, in Indiana. Marriage of Frederick Unsell and Jame Masters was 6
Dec. 1789 in Washington Co., PA His father died, and his mother
remarried to Peter Ketchell or Ketchello. Jane Masters was born 17 Mar
1772 He had several children and most settled in Clark Co., IL.
Additional Information found: Subject lived near Wheeling in Washington
Co PA at enl & after the Rev he srv under Genl. St. Clair in 1791,
in 1788 or 1789 sol was living in Harrison Co VA and shortly afterwards
he returned to Washington Co PA and about 1790-1 returned to Harrison
|Pvt Thomas Boon
||16 Jul 1833
|Pvt Nicholas Bean
||03 May 1834
|Pvt Peter Dozier
||31 Oct 18332
|Pvt Samuel McClure
||14 Aug 1833
|Pvt Frederick Unsell
||11 Feb 1834