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An American Family History

Early Settlers in Shaver's Creek Valley

 

Barree, West and Logan Townships,
Cumberland/Bedford/Huntingdon County, Pennsyvania

 
     
 

abbreviations:
W - warranted land
L - land held by orders of survey;
Imp - land held by improvement-right
a - acres
h - horses ;
h. c. - horned cattle
c - cows

 





Name Notes Tax Year-Barree Township from went to

Agnew, John Esqr.

(Egnew) 1779 - 230 a.
1788 assessment -Non-Resident Land in the forks

1781

 

 

Anderson, Daniel

 

1775

 

 

Anderson, James, Sr.?

settled in West Township in 1779

1781, 1785, militia 1788, Logan and West 1788

 

died March 1808 at his farm opposite Drake's Ferry

Anderson, James, Jr.? 1778-1837, married Hannah      
Anderson, John on south side of Warrior ridge      

Anderson, Samuel

Had a blockhouse at the mouth of the creek built in 1778.

1775
1779-

 

 

Anderson, Silas

married d. of Robert Cresswell

militia 1791

 

Ohio

Armstrong, James

 

Listed as "under arms in Bedford County against the United States" in 1778.

militia, 1788, militia 1791

 

Warrior Run Cemetery

Armstrong, John

Listed as "under arms in Bedford County against the United States" in 1778.

1779- 300 a.
1785

 

 

Armstrong, Thomas

 

1781, Logan and West 1788, militia 1788

 

 

Arthur, Hope   1779-50 a.    

Arvin, John

-

militia 1791

 

 

Ashbaugh , Frederick

1775 Renter
1779-50 a.
  went to Canada
Ashbaugh, John   1775 Renter    

Bagge, Andrew, Jr.  

-

1785 Single

 

 

Bagge, Andrew, Sr.

 

1785

 

 

Giles and Banister

 

(Jiles)
(Bennester, Benister) Bensen
t)

1776,1775, 1781, 1782
1779 - 600a.

 

 

Barrow, Samuel Listed as "under arms in Bedford County against the United States" in 1778.      
Bawser, John Boshar? 1779 - 4 horse, 5 cattle    
Baynton & Wharten   1779 - 600, 400, 500, 200 a.    

Beabout, Jacob

-

1775

 

 

Beach, Waldren

Beech, Walderen

1775

 

 

Beardmiser , Adam

-
or Bardmess
settled in Huntingdon Township

1775 Renter

 

 

Beaty, Edward

 

1775

 

 

Beaver, William   300 a. 1773 delinquent tax notice    

Bell, Arthur, Captain

1788 assessment - 90 a., 2 h., 1 h.c.

1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Bell, John

 

militia 1791

 

d. 1833

Bell, Thomas

 

1788 single, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Benezett, Philip on Globe Run      
Blythe, Benjamin   1779 - 100 a.    

Boggs (Bogs), Andrew

-
1788 assessment -Non-Resident Land deceased,
on the Warrior's Ridge, 300 a.,

1788, militia 1788

 

 

Bouquet, Col.   1779 - 60 a.    

Bowers, John

 

1775

 

 

Brady, Hugh settled 1766 Huntingdon Township      
Bready, John   1779 -100 a.    
Brotherton, Charles   1779 -1 cattle    

Brown, John

 

militia 1791

 

 

Brown, Michal

 

1788, militia 1788

 

 

Brown, Moses

b. 1738

1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Burns, William   1779 -100 a.    

Burg, Robert

 

1775

 

 

Caldwell, Charles

settled Harts Log Valley in 1767

1775
1779- 200 a.

Came from County Derry, Ireland

 

Caldwell, David

settled Harts Log Valley in 1767

David Caldwell m. Rebecca Dean 1789

     

Caldwell, James

 

1775 Single

 

 

Caldwell, Robert

b. 1721, m. Margaret

1775
1779 - 300 a.

Ireland, but Scotch descent

 

Campbell, John   1788-1790 on Long Ridge    
Canor, Jacob        
Cannon, John   1779 - 100 a.    
Carpenter, Daniel   1779    

Carpenter, Jacob

 

1775

 

 

Carpenter, William

 

1775 Single

 

 

Carr, Andrew

or Karr, Keer, Kerr

militia 1791

 

 

Carr, James

 

1775

 

 

Carr John

 

1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Carr, William   1779- 150 a.    

Caumb, John

 

1775

 

 

Cheney, Gilbert

* Barree Township
1788 assessment - (for Manor), 125 a., L, W, 1 h., 1 h.c.
  from Maryland

 

Cheney, Edward

1788 assessment - 1 h., 1 h.c.

1788, militia 1788 militia 1791

 

 

Cheney, Isiah

1788 assessment - (for Manor), 125 a., L, W, 1 h., 1 h.c.

1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Cheney, James        
Childs, James August 2, 1762 granted a warrant for land on the creek above Fairfield, which was about ten miles from the mouth of Shaver’s Creek, and known "by a globe painted on a tree by an Indian."      
Clark, Daniel   1779- 300a.    
Cluggage, Francis -
or Clugage
1779 - 90 a.    
Coats, Benjamin   200 acres- 1773 delinquent tax notice    

Cole, George

 

1775 Single

 

 

Coleman, Michael

 

1775

 

 

Collem, Moses

1788 assessment - (for Manor), 125 a., W, 2 h., 2 h.c.

1785

 

 

Collins, Jacob

Received 189 acres and 9 perches of SCM in 1760

1788, militia 1788

 

 

Conard, James

 

1785 Single

 

 

Conner, James, Jr.  

 

1788 single

 

 

Conner, James, Sr.?

 

1788

 

 

Conner, John

 

1788

 

 

Connor, Henry

 

militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Connor, James

 

militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Connor, John, Jr.

 

militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Conrad, Henry

 

1785

 

 

Cope, Jacob

1788 assessment - (for Cox), 350 a., W, 2 h., 1 h.c.

1788

 

 

Corran, James

 

1775 Single

 

 

Cotton, John


1788 assessment -Non-Resident Land at the forks, 275 a., L

1781, 1785, militia 1788, Logan and West 1788, militia 1791

 

Ohio

Cox, John, 1788 assessment -Non-Resident Land adjoining the Manor, 300 a., L
1789 near the Warm-Springs

1779 - 300 a

965 acres, bought of William Patterson, and 600 acres, in Barree 1773 delinquent notice

   

Cox, Rachel

 

1781
1779 300 a.

 

 

Crays , John

-(Creas, Crayes, Cress, Creass)
wife Elizabeth, children: Joseph, William, John, Alexander, and Mary

1785, militia 1791

from Scotland

 

Crays, Joseph

s. of John & Elizabeth

militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Cree, John

- 1746-1824, Came to Barree in 1783.Isaac Ricketts was executor of will wife-Jane

1785, 1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

from New Jersey or Ireland

 

Cresswell James

-

Logan and West 1785, 1788
1779 - 100a.

 

 

Cresswell, James

 

1781, 1788

 

 

Cresswell, John

b. 1770

militia 1791

 

d. in Petersburg

Cresswell, Matthew

1766-1835, married Sarah Leonard, settled on Warrior's Ridge

militia 1791

from Indiana County, Pennsylvania

 

Cresswell, Robert, Jr.

 

militia 1791

 

went to Clearfield, Pennsylvania

Cresswell , Robert, Sr.

 

1779 - 100a.
1785, Logan and West 1788, 1788,militia 1788, militia 1791

Ireland

 

Cresswell, Samuel

b. 1768

militia 1791

 

 

Cresswell Walter

Walter Carswell m. Margaret McClure 1789

 

1788 single, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Crider (Cryder), Michael

settled 1772 Huntingdon Township

1775
1779-300 a.

 

 

Cross, Cornelius

 

1775

 

 

Crownover, Thomas or Covenhoven, married Rachel Ricketts in 1789      
Crum, John        
 
 
Daniel, Samuel   1779 - 60 a.    
Davis, John   1788-1790 on Long Ridge    

Dean, James

constable 1775

1775, 1779

 

 

Dean, John   1779    

Dewitt/Dewit, Peter

b. 1734

1775, 1779

New Jersey

 

Dewitt/Davitt, Barnard (Bernard)

b. 1738

1781

New Jersey

 

Dermont, James

McDermot,

militia, 1788, militia 17911788 assessment -150 a., L, 1 h. 2 h.

 

 

 

 

1788

 

 

Dick, Widow   1779 - 200 a.    

Dickey, James

-

1779 - 300 a.
1781, 1785

from Carlisle, Pennsylvania

 

Dickey, John

 

1779 - 300 a.
1781, 1785, militia 1788, Logan and West 1788

from Carlisle, Pennsylvania

died in Barree

Dirkson, William

 

1781

 

 

Drake, Benjamin   1779 - 100 a.    
Donaldson, Andrew   1779    
Donnelson, Moses   1779 - 100 a.    
Dunlap, James or Dunlop 1779 - 450 a.    
Eachens, William or Eakins, Eakin 1779 - 100 a.    
Eddington, David   1779 - 100 a.    

Edenton, Jonathan

 

1775 Single

 

 

Edwards, John, 1788 assessment -Non-Resident Land adj. Robert Riddle, 200 a., W
   

Edwards, Thomas

(Edward)

1779 - 300 a.
1781

 

 

Elder, Joshua   1779 - 100 a.    

Elliot, Benjamin

or Eliott
b. 1752 settled in Huntingdon Township
, s. Robert, m. Hillary Carpenter & Sarah Ashman

1775 Single
1779

Peters township, Cumberland county, now Franklin county. Pa

 

Elliott, James 1788 assessment -Non-Resident Land adjoining Thomas Ewing, 170 a., on Shaver's Creek 1779 - 300 a.    

Erving, John

 

1785 Single

 

 

Ewing, Alexander b. 1753     Manor Hill Presby. Cem

Ewing John, Sr.


1781, 1785, 1788, militia 1788, 1788 assessment - (for Harshaw), 300 a., L, 2 h., 1 h.c. militia 1791

 

 

Ewing, James

 

militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Ewing, John, Jr.


1788 assessment - 50 a., I, 1 h., 1 h.c.

1785, 1788, militia 1788

 

 

Ewing, Samuel

1743-1808 married Sarah
1788 assessment - 50 a., I, 2 h., 2 h.c.

1785, 1788, militia 1788

 

 

Ewing, Thomas, Sr.

b. 1730 1782
1788 assessment - 300 a., L, 2 h., 2 h.c.

1775, 1781,

 

 

Ewing, Thomas, Jr.

 

1781, 1785,1788, militia 1791

 

 

Ewing, William        

Ewing, William

 

militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Fee, John   1779 - 50 a.    

Feress, Moses

-(Farie, Feries, Fereys)

1785, 1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Ferguson, Henry

b. 1758

1779 - 100 a.
1781, 1785, 1788
1788 assessment - 160 a., W, 2 h., 1 h.c.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

 

Ferguson, John

b. 1760

1781, 1788, militia 17881788 assessment - 160 a., W, 2 h., 1 h.c.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Fleming Kentucky

Ferguson, Moses

abt. 1735

1788 single, militia 1788

Ireland

 

Ferguson , Thomas

(Forgason)
b. 1761

1779 - 100 a.
1781,
1785. 1788, militia 1788
1788 assessment - 160 a., W, 4 h., 5 h.c., 1 still

Pennsylvania

Fleming Kentucky

Ferguson, Thomas   1779 - 200 a.    
Finley, Samuel In 1763 applied for land on Shaver’s Creek, "next below the Globe."      

Fitzgerald James

(Fitsgaral)

militia 1791

 

 

Flatcher, Archibald   1779    

Fockler, George, Sr.?

 

1785

 

 

Fockler, George, Jr.?

 

1785 Single

 

 

Fox, William   1779 - 200 a.    
Forrest, Thomas b. 1747 in Barree m. Ann Whitpain      
Francis, William   1779    

Frogg, Baltazer

(Frog, Frogge)

1785

 

 

Frogg, Boston

b. abt. 1740

1788

 

 

Frogg, John

 

1788, militia 1788

 

 

Fry, George

 

1779 - 300, 300 a.
1781

 

 

Galbraith, Arthur b. 1728 September 22, 1766, took up 250 acres.   Lancaster, Pennsylvania Botetourt, Virginia
Gallagher, George   militia 1788    
Gallagher, Hugh Received 383 acres and 53 perches of SCM in 1760  

 

 

Gallagher, Thomas

1788 assessment - 150 a., W, 2 h., 2 h.c.

1788, militia 1788

 

 

A blockhouse or garrison house is a small, isolated fort. The typical blockhouse was two stories with the second story overhanging the first. It had small openings to allow residents to shoot attackers without being exposed.
A militia is a military unit composed of citizens who are called up in time of need.
Gamble, William   1773 delinquent tax list , 400 a.    
Gamel, John   1779 - 400 a.    
George, John on west side of Stone creek ad. Old Town tract      
Gerard, Nathaniel   1779 - 50 a.    

Gibbins David

(Givins, Gibbons)

1775 Single(Deceased) 1781

 

 

Gibson, James

 

1779

 

 

Glen , Andrew

(Glenn)
b. 1752, married Nancy Ferguson

1779, 1781, 1785, 1788, militia 1788

Ireland

Kentucky

Glen, Archibald

b. 1753, married Jane Ferguson

1779, 1781, 1785,1788, militia 1788

Ireland

Nicholas County, Kentucky

Glen, James

b. 1744, Supervisor 1792, constable 1788 & 1795

1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

Ireland

 

Glen, John

b. 1741, married Mary Diven

1779 - 200 a.
1781, 1785, 1788, militia 1788

Ireland

Centre, Pennsylvania

Glen, Robert, Sr.

 

militia, 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Glen, William

b. 1750

militia 1791

Ireland

North Carolina

Gordon, David

 

1779 - 150 a.
1788,
militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Goslin, Benjamin

-

Goffine 1779
1775

 

 

Goslin, Charles

 

1775

 

 

Goslin, Mordecai

 

1775 Single

 

 

Graffius, Abraham -
    Fairfield County, Ohio
Graffius, Jacob       Ohio

Graffius, John

contable, 1791

1785, 1788 militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Graffius, Nicholas

 

1775, 1785, Logan and West 1788militia 1788, militia 1791
1779 - 190a.

 

d. 1821

Graffius, Peter

settled Harts Log Valley

1775
1779 - 190 a.

 

 

Gray, Absolom

settled in Franklin Township

1775

 

 

Gray, George

George Gray, Esq. of Shaver's Creek died 1809

1781, 1785, 1788 militiaLogan and West 1788

 

 

Gray, Thomas

 

1785, militia 1788, Logan and West 1788

 

 

Green, Aquila

b. 1769

militia 1791

from Maryland

went to Fairfield County, Ohio

Green, Clement

 

b. 1758
1788 assessment - 100 a., Imp., 2 h.

1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Green, Elisha

b. 1772

militia 1791

from Maryland

 

Green, George

b. 1719
1788 assessment - 300 a., L, 2 h., 1 h.c.

1785, 1788

from Maryland

 

Gulliver, John

 

1775

 

 

Gulliver, William

 

1775 Single

 

 

Haldiman, John

 

militia 1791

 

 

Hall, Jacob

 

1775 Renter
1779 - 300 a.

 

 

Hamilton (Hammelton), James

 

1781

 

 

Hampson/Humpson, William Listed as "under arms in Bedford County against the United States" in 1778.      
Hance, Morrison   1779 - 300 a.    

Hanes, James

-
(Haines, Heany , Heney, Hine),

1788 assessment - 100 a., I, 2 h., 2 h.c.

1775, 1779
1788, militia 1788

 

 

Harmintage, James   1779 - 100 a.    

Harrison, James

 

1775

 

 

Henderson, Thomas

Thomas Henderson m. Sarah Porter 1789

militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Hennon James

d. 1821 (Hanon, Hannen),

1785

from Cumberland County

 

Hennen, John

 

militia 1791

 

 

Hennen, William

b. 1770-1852 settled during the revolution

militia 1791

from Cumberland County

 

Herr , Jacob (1730) & Michael (Hare, Here)
Listed as "under arms in Bedford County against the United States" in 1778.
  Germany Jacob went to Ross, Ohio

Herr, William

 

1781

 

 

Hicks, Levy

 

1775

 

 

Holiday Thomas   1779 - 200 a.    

Huston, John

(Housdunt, Hughston)
d. 1787

James Hustan - Katherine Ewing 1787

1775 Single

 

 

Huston, Matthew

 

1775

 

 

Huston, William

b. 1730
Mrs. Huston scalped 1778

1785, 1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

Ireland

 

Hutchison, George

 

1779- 200 a. & 300 a 1781

 

 

Igo, Daniel   1779 - 50 a.    

Igo, Peter

-

1775

 

 

Irvine, James

 

1788

 

Manor Hill Presby. Cem

Isop, Samuel

Hysop

1775
1779

 

 

 
 
Jackson, George *settled 1766 1779 - 100 a. from Wilmington, Delaware  

Jenkins (Jinkins), William

 

1785, 1788, militia 1788

 

 

Jervis, Henry

 

1775

 

 

Johnston Edward 200 a. 1773 delinquent tax notice    
Johnston James 1779 - 100 a.    
Johnston Samuel 1779 - 300 a.    
Johnston Thomas 1779 - 150 a.    

Johnson, William

Johnston

1779 - 200 a.
1785, Logan and West 1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Kelvert, Franely

 

1775 Single

 

 

Kennedy, David

 

1775, 1779
1788 assessment -Non-Resident Land adj. Manor land, 400 a., L

 

 

Kennedy, Francis

 

1775 Single

 

 

Kennedy, James   1779    

Kennedy (Kenedy), John

 

1779 - 100 a.
1785
, 1788, militia 1788

 

 

Kilpatrick, Robert

 

1775 Single

 

 

Kimber, James   1779 - 100 a.    

Knight, James

 

1775 Single

 

 

Leonard (Lenard), James

 

militia 1791

 

 

Leonard, Robert

 

1785 Single, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Leonard, Patrick

b. 1767, married Margaret Delaney Thompson and Sarah McCormick

1779 - 100 a.
1785
, Logan and West 1788

from Ireland

 

Lewis, David

 

1775

 

 

Lewis, Elizabeth        
Lewis, Joshua   1779 - 100 a.    

Lewis, Joseph

 

1775

 

 

Linn, James

land adjoined William Long

1788

 

 

Lisle, John

 

1788, militia 1788

 

 

Little, James

*

1775, 1779 - 300 a.

 

 

Little, John

esquire, captain 7th company 1777, 1788, Justice of Peace

1779 - 300 a.
1781,
1788

 

 

Lloyd, Henry or Loyd, Esquire 1775, 1779 - 500 a.    

Logue, John

 

militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Long, John

 


1788 single, militia 1788,
militia 1791

 

 

Long, Joseph

near the Warm Springs

1779 - 200 a.
1781

 

 

Long, Margaret   1788 to 1790
on Laurel run adj. to George Frey
   

Long, Thomas

 

1785, Logan and West 1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Long, William east side of stone creek      

Long, William, Sr.

 

1775, 1779, 1781,Logan and West 1788

 

 

Long, William, Jr.

 

1779 - 300 a.
1781, militia 1788
militia 1791

 

went to Fairfield County, Ohio

Lowrey (Lowry), David

 

1775

 

 

Lowry, James warrant 1755 Frankstown, Indian Trader   Ireland  
 
 
Maffit, William

*

Robert Mofatt – Ann Ferguson 1790

1790 census from Woodcock's Valley in Bedford  

Martin, John

 

militia 1791

 

 

Maguire, Bartely

(McGuire, Bartholomew)

1775
1779 - 80 a.

 

 

Maguire, Patrick

settled in West Township

1775 Single

 

 

McAlees, Daniel

-(McAleece, McAleise, McAlice, McEleese, McIllence, Mclllees)
Received 371 acres and 3 perches of SCM in 1760
18 year old James McAlees killed in 1778

1775, 1785, 1788, militia 1788, 1788 Assessment -(Manor), 125 a., W, 2 h., 1 h.c. militia, 1791

 

moved to Kentucky

McAlevy, William, Sr.

b. 1728,
(McElevy, McElvy, McIleavy)

1779 - 300 a.,1781, 1788, militia 1788

from Ireland

d. 1822

McAlevy, Mrs. William Huntingdon Gazette, July 9, 1808 Died the 1st inst., Mrs. McAlevy, consort of Capt. William McAlevy of Stone creek.

McCartney,Bartholomew

(McCarty)

1788, militia 1788

 

 

McClellan, John

or McClelon, McClelan
b. 1719, married Margaret Cresswell

1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

Ireland

 

McCormick, Alexander, Sr.

b. 1732, m. Ann Henry. Had a fort during the revolution. d. 1807, married Ann Henry, daughter, Elizabeth, kidnapped by indigenous warriors in 1782
d. 1807 age 76

1775, 1779 - 300 a.,1781, 1785, Logan and West 1788

 

Ewing Cemetery

McCormick, Alexander, Jr. d. 1837, 2d lieutenant, Little's company 1777 1779 - 150 a.    

McCormick, Samuel

 

1788 single and under age, militia 1788

 

 

McElheny, Robert

- (Earoney ,McElhiny, McElhiana, McElhinney Mcllheny, McAlheany)

militia 1791

 

 

McElheny William

Received 209 acres and 38 perches of SCM in 1760
1788 Assessment - (for Manor), 125 a., W, 2 h., 1 h.c.

1785, 1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

.

McElheny, William, Jr.

 

militia 1791

 

 

McElheny, Widow

1788 Assessment - 2 h., 1 h.c.

1781, 1788

 

 

McElheny John

 

1775 Single,1788 single, militia 1788

 

 

McGaffock, Benjamin

-(McGoffolk, Magafolk)
1788 Assessment - (Manor), 125 a., W, 2 h., 3 h.c.

1781, 1788

 

 

McGaw David   1779 - 200 a.    
McGaw David dec'd 1779 - 200 a.    

McGinnis , James

(Maginnis, McGinnes)

1775,1779 - 100 a.

 

 

McGinnis, John

1788 assessment -(for McMurtrie), 170 a.,W, 1 h., 1 h.c.

1788, militia 1788

 

 

McIlroy, James

 

militia 1791

 

 

McMahan, James

(Maghan, Mahan, Mahon, Maughan, McMaghen, McManon)

militia 1791

 

 

McMahan, Benjamin

m. daughter of Daniel McAleece
1788 assessment - 100 a., L

1785 Single, 1788, militia 1791

from Tuscarora Valley

 

McMahan, Benjamin, Jr.?

 

1788 single

 

 

McMahan, William, Sr.?

1788 assessment - 3 h., 3 h.c

1785, 1788

 

 

McMahan, William, Jr.

 

1788 single and underage, militia 1788

 

 

McMurtrie, David

 

1779 - 600 a.
1781
,

1773 delinquent tax notice 100 a.

 

 

McMullin, Peter

 

1775 Single

 

 

McNamar, John

 

1788 single, militia 1788

 

 

McRomarra, Morris

 

1781

 

 

McNitt, John June, 1760 improved land.      
Means dec'd 1779 - 200 a.    
Means, Hugh   1779 - 100 a.    

Michal, William

 

militia 1791

 

 

Miflin, Samuel

(Mifflin)

1779 - 3,800 a.
1781

 

 

Miller, Joseph

 

1775

 

 

Miller, Richard

 

1785, 1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Minor, Jacob & Josiah

settled Harts Log Valley in 1767

1775

 

 

Mitchell, John

(Mitchel) settled Harts Log Valley

1775, 1779 - 50 a.

 

 

Mitchell, Samuel   militia 1788    

Mobley , Ezekiel

-
or Moble
d. 1781

1775

 

 

Molsbock, Peter

-

1775

 

 

Montgomery, Alexander

(son of William)

militia 1791

 

 

Montgomery, William

(McGomery), (b. 1731, married Victoria Macpherson
)1788 assessment - (for Dewitt), 100 a., W, 1 h., 1 h.c.

1775, 1788

from Ireland

went to New York

Moore, William

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militia 1791

 

 

Moore, Robert Bought 600 acres about 1770 near Manor Hill.      
Morton, John   1779    

Mulholland, John

-

1775

 

 

Myers, Jacob   1779 - 163 a.    

Myers, Mical

or Miars

1791

 

 

Neave, Richard and Co.   1773 delinquent tax notice - 900 a.    

Nelson, Abraham

or Nilson
Received 254 acres and 9 perches of SCM in 1760

1788 assessment - (Manor), 125 a., W, 2 h., 2 h.c.

1779, 1781, 1788, miltia 1788

 

 

Nelson, William, Sr.

 

1779 - 200 a.
1781,
1785, militia 17881788,1788 assessment -150 a., W

 

 

Nelson, William, Jr.

 

  militia 1788    

Nodish , Matthias

or Neidish?

militia 1791

 

 

Norman, James

 

1775 Single

 

 

O'burn, Daniel -
or Obum, Hoborn
militia 1788    

O'burn Joseph, Jr.?

Overseer of poor 1792

1785 Single, 1788 single, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

O'burn, Joseph Sr.?

served with McAlevy in the revolution, 1794 warrant 60 acres adjoing self, Steward Rowen on east side of west branch of Standing Stone Creek

1779- 200 a.
1781, 1785,
1788

from Delaware

 

Overholt, Abraham

 

1775

 

 

During the American Revolution a Tory or Loyalist was used in for those who remained loyal to the British Crown.

United Empire Loyalists were Americans who remained loyal to King George III and the British Empire. They moved to Canada after the American Revolution.

Parker, William

 

1781

 

 

Pastor,William

 

1785

 

 

Patterson, James   1779 - 600 a.    

Patterson,William

 

1779 - 200, 300, 300 a.
1781

 

 

Philips, William

Captain in the Bedford County militia, contable 1790-adj to Joseph Oborn

1775

 

 

Porter, James

 

1785,1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Porter, Samuel, Jr.?

 

militia 1791

 

 

Porter, Samuel, Sr.?

d, 1826, wife Jean
children: James, William, David, John, Mary Heas, Susannah Wilson;
William Ricketts witnessed will

1779 - 200 a.1785, 1788, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Porter, William, Sr.?

constable 1789, Overseer of poor 1792

1779 - 150 a.
1781, 1788

from Ireland

 

Porter, William, Jr.

 

1785 Single, 1788 single, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Potmercer, Adam, Jr. -
Listed as "under arms in Bedford County against the United States" in 1778.
     
Potmercer, Peter Tory      
Prigmore, Joseph, m. Keziah Moore -
b. 1750
1779 - 250 a. from Middlesex, New Jersey McMinn, Tennessee

Ralston, David

d. 1798,

1779 - 150 a.
1781,
1785,Logan and West 1788,militia 1791

from Ulster

 

Ralston, John

 

1785 Single,1788 single, militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Raniston, John

 

militia 1791

 

 

Reed, John   1779 - 250 a.    

Reeker, George

 

1775 Renter

 

 

Reynolds, George

 

1775
1779 - 280 a.

 

 

Rhea, John

(Rushe, Rushea)

1779 - 900 a.
1781

 

 

Ricketts, Charles (Rickets, Rickits)
1793 warrant 100 acres adjoining Cox and Gregory and George Green
     

Ricketts, Cheney

(China, Cheany) assessment -(for Manor), 125 a., W, 3 h., 2 h.c.

1775, 1779,1781, 1785, 1788

from Maryland

went to Fairfield County, Ohio

Ricketts, Edward, Sr.

(1706-1786), married Mary Cheney.

1775,

from Maryland

 

Ricketts, Edward, 1788 assessment -(for Manor), 125 a., W, 1 h., 1 h.c. 1785,1788, militia 1788, militia 1791    
Ricketts, Reason son of Cheney, married Mary Long     went to Fairfield County, Ohio
Ricketts, Richard b. 1738, settled in Franklin Townsip about 1789      

Ricketts, Jeremiah

Son of Cheney Ricketts. Received 113 acres and 96 perches of SCM in 1760 adj Coxe's land
1779, militia 1788, 1788 assessment - (for Manor), 125 a., W
1788 assessment - 100 a., I, 1 h., 1 h.c
from Maryland

 

Ricketts, John

son of Cheney Ricketts
1788 assessment -150 a., W, 2 h., 2 h.c.

1785, 1788, militia 1788militia 1791

 

 

Ricketts, Reason (Reson)

son of Cheney
1788 assessment - 125 a., W, 2 h., 1 h.c.

1788, militia 1788,militia 1791

 

 

Ricketts, Thomas

Warrior's Mark Township

Thomas Rickets – Mary Whetzel 1792

     

Riddle, David

-
b. 1757, David, Robert and William were brothers
land adjoined William Long

1779 - 300 a.
1781

 

went to Dauphin, Pennsylvania

Riddle, Robert

b. 1753, Elizabeth McConaughy 1788 assessment -200 a., W, 3 h., 3 h.c., 2 stills

1779 - 300 a.
1781, 1785, 1788
, militia 1788

 

 

Riddle, William

b. 1759
1788 assessment - 150 a., W

1788

 

went to West Virginia

Riley, Barnabus (Rieley) militia 1788    
Robb, Jacob married Martha, sold plantation in Barree in 1773 to William Ewing      

Roberts, Joseph

 

1775

 

 

Robinson, John   militia 1788    

Rudy, Alexander

(Roddy)

1779 - 300 a.1781

 

 

During the American Revolution a Tory or Loyalist was used in for those who remained loyal to the British Crown.

 

Seaburn, David

-

1788 single, militia 1788

 

 

Seaburn, George

 

1788

 

 

Seaburn, Peter

 

militia 1788, 1788

 

 

Sells, Abraham

*
(Sills)

1775

York County

went to Ontario Canada

Sells, John

 

1775

 

 

Sells, Anthony

 

1775 Renter, 1779

was in Hagerstown, Maryland

 

Sells, Ludwicg

 

1775 Renter
1779 - 100 a.

b. Prince George's County, Maryland

d. in Franklin, Ohio

Sells, William, Dr   1779 - 200, 1,300, 1,000, 500, 200, 200, 300 a.)    
Shaver, John   1779 - 50 a.    
Shaver, Peter settled West Township 1754      
Shea, John adj. to Robert Smith 1779 - 2,100, 200    
Shea, John adj. William McAlevy      

Shields, Thomas

 

1779 - 150 a.
1781

 

 

Shippen, Joseph

 

1781

 

 

Shirley, James

son of William

1775 Renter

 

 

Shirley, William b. about 1730, wife Margaret Johnson, widow of William   from Frederick County, Maryland Kentucky

Sinkey (Sankey, Sinky), William

-
b. about 1745

militia 1788, militia 1791

from England

 

Sinky, Richard

brother of William. lived on Standing Stone Creek
1788 assessment -(John Agnew), 300 a., W, 2 h., 1 h.c.

1788, militia 1791

from England

 

Skidmore, Joshua   1779 - 100 a.    
Smith, Ezekiel   1779 - 300 a.    

Smith, James

 

1779 - 400 a.1781

 

 

Smith, John   militia 1788    

Smith, Robert, Sr.

b. 1732, esquire

1779 - 200 a.
1781, 1785,
1788, militia 1788

 

went to Fleming, Kentucky

Smith, William   1779 - 200, 1,300, 1,000, 500, 200, 300, 190    
Spencer, John Captain 1st Co., settled Harts Log Valley      

Spencer, James

b. 1788, married Ruth Green

1775

Ireland

 

Stephenson, Robert

 

(Decd) 1781

 

 

Stewart, James

 

1775 Single

 

 

Stoops, William   militia 1788    

Sullivan, John

 

1775 Single

 

 

Swope ,Peter *      
Talbott , Widow (Talbot,Torbit, Turbit), Received 196 acres and 106 perches of SCM in 1760      

Talbott, Hugh

 

1779 - 100 a
1781

 

 

Talbott, John

 

1779 - 250 a.
1781
,
deceased 1788

 

 

Taylor, John on Globe Run 1779 - 300, 200 a.    
Teaburn, Philip   100 a. - 773 delinquent tax notice    

Templeton, William

 

1775 Single

 

 

Thompson, Adam

 

1779 - 100 a.1781

 

 

Thompson, David

 

1785, 1788, militia 1788

 

 

Thompson, Isaac on Stone Creek 1779 - 150 a.    

Thompson, James

b. 1754, letter at post office 1807, m. Jane Caldwell

1775

 

 

Thompson, Widow

 

1788

 

 

Thompson,, Isaac

Capt.
1788 assessment -Non-Resident Land100 a., Imp.

1781

 

 

Thompson, Thomas blacksmith      

Tipton, Edward

 

1775

 

 

Titis, Daniel

 

1775 Single

 

 

Titis, John

 

1775

 

 

Tooder, Thomas

 

1775 Renter

 

 

Tornton, John

(Thorlton)

1775, 1779

 

 

Travis (Travesh), William

 

1775

 

 

 
 
Tue, Benjamin   1779 - 500 a.    
Turner, Josiah   militia1788    

Van, Thomas

 

1775

 

 

Van Devender, Mathias

Vandevender, Vandivender,Vanderider,

1788,
1788 assessment -(Manor), 50 a., W, 2 h., 2 h.c.

 

 

Van Devender, Peter   1779 - 80 a.    
Wallace, Samuel  

1779 - 500 a.

487 acres in Cumberland, on the Heads of Shaver Run; 8900 in Barree; 300 in Coleraine; 1500 in Bedford, at the Coves; 500 in Ditto, on Frank Town Waters; 250 in Ditto, Chestnut hill; 100 in Fermenagh, on Cockolamus Creek; 200 in Rye, adjoining David English; and 700 in Armagh, adjoining William Brown; 41 1 2.1773 delinquent tax notice

   

Ward, Edward (for McMurtrie)

 

1785, Logan and West 1788

 

 

Wason (Wasson), Robert

Received 161 acres and 142 perches of SCM in 1760

1781, 1785,1788, militia 1788,
1788 assessment - (for Manor), 125 a., W, 2 h., 2 h.c.

 

 

Werton, George

 

1775 Single

 

 

Weston, John, Sr. settled 1765, captain of Tory plot 1775    

Weston, Thomas

b. 1756, in Warrior's Mark, married Mary Graffius

 

 

 

White, Anthony

 

1775

 

 

White, Jacob

 

1775 Single

 

 

White, John

 

1788 single

 

 

Wilirick (Ulrich?), Hans

 

1775

 

 

Williams, James

 

1775 Single, 1785, militia 1791

 

 

Williams, John

 

1775 Single

 

 

Williams, Joshua

 

militia 1791

 

 

Williamson, Joshua   militia 1788    

Wilson, James

 

1775, 1785, militia 1788
Logan and West 1788

 

 

Wilson, David

d. 1792

militia 1788, militia 1791

 

 

Wilson, George

Esquire, married Margery Caldwell d. Robert

1785, militia 1788, Logan and West 1788

 

 

Wilson, John, Sr.

b. about 1730 m. Mary Beckenbaugh

1781, 1785, militia 1788 Logan and West 1788

from Frederick, Maryland

 

Wilson, John, Jr.   militia 1788    

Wilson, Joshua

 

1785, Single 1788 single, militia 1788,militia 1791

 

 

Wilson, William

 

1781

 

 

Wilson, William

 

1781, 1785, Logan and West 1788

 

 

Woods, Moses 1788 assessment -Non-Resident Landon the head-waters of Shaver's Creek, 100 a., L      
Wolson, Thomas Ensign in Spencer's Co.      

Young, John

 

1785, 1788, militia 1788