Soldiers/Patriots of the Revolutionary War

 
Name
Dates
Misc. Information
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Lewis Boyer 1755-19 Sept 1843 Lewis Boyer: 
March 27, 1781 promoted to Lt 2nd Battalion 58th Regiment of Virginia by Henry Lee 
Dec    10,1783  discharged as a Private Dragoon Independent Troop of Horse commanded by Major Van Heer by G. Washington 
The above is from an article on Boyer life by a Miami Co Ohio historian  
Leonard U Hill 
(Leonard Hill Scrapbook 1948-1970) 

Also: 
"I found a record that Rev Vet Louis Boyer was discharged 1783 from Major  Van Heer's Dragoons. According to D. Moran of the Sons of Liberty Chapter  SAR Van Heer Troop was the Provost Guard to Washington-not the Life Guard."


Abstracted from: The Official roster of the soldiers of the American Revolution buried in the state of Ohio. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Adjutant General's Dept., 1929-1959. p. 47

Children: John, Jacob, William, Rosanna Young, Mary Kiggins, Elizabeth Kiggins, Catherine Johnstown, Margaret Millhouse, Nancy Clawson. Lewis Boyer died on his farm in Miami County on Sept. 19, 1943. He is buried in WeseleyChapel Cemetery,  Shelby County.  Granted a pension by Certificate 020 isuued Aug 3, 1829.

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Thomas Curts
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Curts, Thomas. A Thomas Curts served in Cumberland County/7th
Bn/Capt Boal's 2nd Co/Class 2nd/3rd.
Authority: "By Order of COuncil Served" and "Tax Rate for the 2nd and  3rd  Classes of the 7th BN"
 Dates given as "called 12 March 1782" and {1780-83}

{Information  is  summary of  from Revolutionary War Military Abstract Cards File at PA State Archives}

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Rev. W.F.R. Davis 1760-1837 An update on Rev. W.F. R. Davis of Hardin, Shelby County, Ohio. 
 From LDS Family Search: 
William Forest Ray Davis b.abt  2 1760 Dec Shelby Co Ohio 
                                      d.abt 12 1837 Oct Shelby Co Ohio 
His parents were listed as Charles and Lydia (Davis) Davis. 
His wife's name was listed as Elizabeth Cocston 
The submitter of this record was a William Bell of Tallahassee Florida 
Additional information: 
His wife died April 11, 1841 81y 6m 12 d 
In the Shelby County Ohio Newsletter "Historical Highlights" Vol 5 # 7 July  1999 reports stone of Rev. Davis located (pp.5-6) during Cemetery cleanup in 1980.  Lastly the entry "William Davis of Shelby County" (from New Jersey) in 1938 DAR "Official Roster Soldiers of the American Revolution who lived in the State of Ohio"  is in fact a mistake-this Davis was a resident of Clark County, Ohio.  All of the above has been sent to DAR Corrections Genealogist. 
In regard to war service (possible)-c/o G. Brennan A William F. R. Davis (S32258) MD Line b. 14 Dec 1763 Fredrick Co Va (later Montgomery Co MD); 1792 moved to Fauquier Co Va. Dec 1823 moved to Greene Co Ohio. Applied there 17 Sep 1832. 1833 lived in Sugar Creek, Greene Co Ohio.
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Caleb Goble 1 Mar 1760 - 23 Mar 1838 LDS Family Search:
Goebel, Caleb. B.1 Mar 1760-Morristown NJ-d.23 mar 1838
Married: 1785 Washington Co Pa to Sarah Leasure b. June 1766 Maryland-d.13 April 1851.
Buried Medaris Family Cemetery Perrt Twp Shelby Co, Ohio
Submitter was a Robertson B. Clarke  of  San Diego, CA
                         Patsy J Putnam of Parker, CO

From Penn State Archives-3 cards:
Goble, Caleb, Washington County/Militia /Certificate 1678. Total {3?}.13.6
Certificate issued 9 Nov 1784 Vol A p.56 "Original Certificate"
Goble, Caleb. Washington County/Militia/Certificate 2167. Total 1.15.0
Certificate issued 9 Nov 1784 Vol A .p.72 "Orginal Certificate"
Goble. Caleb. Pvt/Washington County/Milita/
Battalion "1st"/Company "8"/Class "1st"
Authority "C/R"/8 APril 1782/Published  A (6).11.11
"Inactive Duty" militia   
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Harry Jones
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"a genforum message #15022 reports a Harry Jones of the American Revolution from New Jersey who died 1806
Champaign Co Ohio."
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John Line
1758-1834 "I have been doing genealogy on my family tree and found John Line my relative and his brother Joseph Line buried in a private cemetery on Eli Neaderris farm in Perry Twp. 21/2 miles northeast of sidney.  Both fought with Col. George Rogers Clark Militia, both are buried there. The article is from the Official Roster for the DAR of soldiers buried in Ohio with many more names and counties in Ohio. "
Darrell Line
Joseph Line
4 May 1755-
4 Sept 1837
"I have been doing genealogy on my family tree and found John Line my relative and his brother Joseph Line buried in a private cemetery on Eli Neaderris farm in Perry Twp. 21/2 miles northeast of sidney.  Both fought with Col. George Rogers Clark Militia, both are buried there. The article is from the Official Roster for the DAR of soldiers buried in Ohio with many more names and counties in Ohio. " Darrell Line
David Mellinger
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According to the online Pennsylvania Archives Revolutionary War Veterans Card index: 
1) Name: Melinger, David. 
     Rank:  Capt. 
    County: Bucks. 
    Time of Service; Winter 1778 
    Duty:   Of Pa. Milita. Ordered into Continental Service,  
               as an escort to the Troops 
               Lancaster, Dec 1778 
    Ref:     PA  (6) 11. p.888 p.889
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Abraham Minniear/Minnegar
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According to the online Pennsylvania Archives Revolutionary War Veterans Card index: 
1) Minnegar,  Abraham (Minnigar, Abraham) 
2) County:     Northampton. 
3) Unit:         Milita 
4) Certificate: 9087 
5) (Pay) Total: L 5.8.0. (L=Pound sign) 
6) Certificate issued: 9 Jan 1786  (orginial certiciate) 
7) Register Vol: A   p: 288 
8) Milita Loan of 1 Apr 1784 & 30 Mar 1785 "Public Debt" Records of the Comptroller General of the D.P.R.

Updated: 6/26/07
"It seems Abraham Minniear/Minneger migrated to Vermillion Co Ill in 1830; Montgomery Co In 1832 age 70.
See Genforum-American Revolution -message # 15023
For a summary of his life see Indiana SAR listing of Soldiers of the  American Revolution buried in Indiana
at Abraham Minnear/Minneger at URL <http://graves.innssar.org/M/minnabra.html>"
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Joshua Stephens
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From the PA State Archives online Rev Card Index:
"Stephens,  Joshua
Rank: Pvt
Lieutenancy: "Chester" County
Battalion: 8th
Company: Capt Henry
Class: 8th
Remarks: Fines of 1781 "Marched"
Authority: Fine Book of Chester Co.,  p. 139
Certified:
Dated:
Muster Fines: L 10.10.0
Note In upper right hand corner of card is "Inactive Duty Militia"

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Abraham Rinehart Jan 27, 1801 - November 1877 According to Sutton's 1883 "History of Shelby County Ohio".pp.278-279: 
Peter Rinehart was from Germany; and came to America with his parents prior to 1776. His father died in American Revolution.  Peter was married to a Woman named Barbara; in 1801 they were living in Virginia; came to Ohio 1804; Peter served in the War of 1812; they moved to Fairfield Co Ohio until 1826/1827  when they came to Perry Twp.  His son Abraham Rinehart was born in Greenbriar Co Va Jan 27, 1801 and died Pemberton, Perry Twp November 1877.
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Mrs. Anna (Web) Wilson
d. 1847
Native of Georgia. "...a lady of much refinement, and a descendant of  the royal family of England. When but a child she had been entrusted to carry several military dispatches of great importance during the closing scenes of the Revolution. In this capacity she won many expressions of gratitude and admiration for her sagacity and daring..." About 1799 married John Wilson (1774 Grayson Co Va-June 7, 1841). She died 1847. They settled in Washington Twp, Section 7, Shelby County, Ohio  March 1807. They are buried in "...old cemetery at Hardin..." (Pioneer Cemetery(?). Ref Sutton 1883 History of Shelby County, Ohio .p.256-biograhy of John Wilson.
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