Soldiers of the War of 1812, Buried
in
Shelby County

 
Name
Dates
Misc. Information
References *
Moses Huffman Ailes 1793-21 Sept 1854 Born in Salem, NJ.  Married his first cousin, Mary Huffman on 13 June 1816 at Harrison Co., VA.  He died in Shelby County and is buried in Wesley Chapel Cem., Franklin twp.
FR, MR, SH
John C. Baker 1787-26 Aug 1853 or 1855 Born in KY.  Married Margaret Bush of VA.  He died in Shelby Co and is buried in Pioneer Cem., Salem twp.
CB, MR
Isaac Beaver
Came to Shelby county in 1832 and lived in McLean twp.  Married Rachel _?_.  Served at Norfolk, Bladensburg, Baltimore & Washington.  It is unknown where he is buried.
SH
William Bell 18 Feb 1796-15 Jan 1845 Born in Fauquier Co., VA.  Married Rebecca Davis of Fauquier Co., VA on 24 Nov. 1818.  Served in Capt. Richard Bilmore's Co.   He died in Shelby County and is buried in Carey Cem., Turtle Creek twp.
MR, SH, WPA
Nehemiah Bennett 3 Apr 1793-25 Jan 1883 Born in Luzerne Co., PA.  Married first to Sarah Slusser in May 1817.  Married second to Mary L. Croy.  Served in Thomas Williams Co.  He died in Shelby County and is buried in Lenox Cem, Franklin twp.
MR, SH, SWJ, WPA
James Botkin 1789-1855 Born in Virginia.  Married first to Mary McCray about 1808.  13 children were born of this union. Married second to Rebecca Elliott.  11 children were born of this union.  He lived in Washington twp, but it is unknown where he is buried.
SH
Capt. Wm. A. Burrous June 1793-1 Nov 1885 Born in Kent Co., DE.  He married first to Elizabeth Gray.  Married second to Maria Varner.  Served in the 55th IL Infantry.  Buried in Coles Chapel Cem, Turtle Creek twp. 
MR, SH
Richard M. Cannon 12 Oct 1796-15 Sept 1888 Born in Hamilton Co., OH.  He married first to mary Broderick in Miami Co., OH on 3 June 1817. Married second to Celeste M. Davis.  He died in Shelby county and is believed to be buried at Carey Cem., Turtle Creek twp where the markers for both of his wives are found.
GPI, SH, SWJ
George Cartley (Gartley?) 1792-15 Mar 1871 Born on the Atlantic Ocean, enroute to America.  He married Rebecca Berisford in 1822 and lived in Loramie twp.  Died in Shelby county, but it is unknown where he is buried.
CB, SH
Joshua Cole 3 July 1789-20 oct 1876 Born in Baltimore, MD.  Married to Susannah Ranier on 7 Feb 1811 in Pickaway Co., OH.  Susannah was the daughter of Daniel & Rachel Rainier.  He died in Shelby county and is buried in Coles Chapel Cem., Turtle Creek twp.
MR., SH, SWJ
Ensign David Coon 1783-29 July 1849 Born in Hampshire Co., VA.  Married to Lucy Button in Pick away Co., OH.  He served in Capt. George Gibbon's Co.  Died in Shelby county and is buried in Carry Cem., Turtle Creek twp.
MR., SH, WPA
Joshua Cox 1798-15 Feb. 1847 Married Hannah _?_.  Died in Shelby county and is buried in Thompson Cem., Perry twp.
GPI, SWJ
Thomas Curts 16 Jan 1755-28 May 1842 Born in Northampton Co., PA.  Also served in the Revolutionary War.  Buried in Old Loramie Valley Cem, Dinsmore twp. 
WPA
John Cyphers d. 1872 Born in MD.  Lived in Cynthian twp.  Died in Shelby county, but it is unknown where he is buried. 
SH
Abraham Davenport abt 1790-23 Oct 1846 Married Penelope _?_.  Served under Capt. Jacob Ritchhart's Co.  Died in Shelby county and is buried in Carey Cemetery, Turtle Creek twp.
WPA
James David Davis 24 March 1774-13 June 1851 Married Elizabeth Davis.  Died in Shelby County and is buried  in 7 Day Baptist Cemetery, Jackson Center.
FR, MR
William Davis abt 1772-17 Aug 1844 Married Mary _?_.  Served in William Foulk's Co.  He died in Shelby county and is buried in Carey Cem, Turtle Creek Cem.
WPA
Richard C. Dill 25 Aug 1786-14 July 1867 Married Hannah Burch, daughter of Chas. & Margaret Burch, in Hamilton County. Served in Capt. Sam'l Harrod's Co. He died in Shelby county and is buried Toland Cemetery, Dinsmore twp.
MR, SH, WPA
Daniel V. Dingman, Jr. 1782-3 April 1861 Married Margaret Wilson in 1819.  Served in Capt. John Fleming's Co.  He lived in Clinton twp, died in Shelby county, but it is unknown where he is buried. 
SH
John Dorsey 3 Feb 1786-11 Nov 1867 Married Catherine Conroy, daughter of Edw. & Jemima Conroy, in 1822. He died in Shelby county and is buried in Dorsey Cemetery, Green twp.
MR, SH
Thomas Edwards abt 1793 Buried in Flin Graveyard in an unknown location.
SH, SWJ
Leonard Elliott 1785-17 Jan 1862 Born in Frederick Co., MD.  Married Melinda Holden in Butler Co., OH.  He died in Shelby County and is buried in Indian Creek Cemetery, Perry twp.
MR, SH
Dr. William Fielding 1 May 1796-17 Feb 1873 Born in Washington Co., PA to Daniel & Elizabeth (Henderson) Fielding.  Married Elizabeth Vail in 1818.  12 children were born of this union.  Came to Sidney in 1842.  Died in Shelby county and was buried in Graceland Cemetery, Sidney. 
MR, SH, SWJ
William N. Flinn 3 March 1795-15 April 1854 Buried in Houston Cemetery, Loramie Twp.
SWJ
John Coin Geer 25 July 1790-14 April 1871 Born in Rockbridge Co., VA.  Married Marry Ward Forbes on 21 Oct 1811 in Lexington, VA.  Served in Capt. Hugh Stewart's VA Militia.  Died in Lima, OH and is possibly buried in Graceland Cem., Sidney. 
FR, SWJ
William Gillespie 1783-1862 Married Mary Kimmens of PA in 1816.  Lived in Washington twp and died in Shelby county.  He is not buried in Shelby County.
CB
John Goble 12 Feb 1796-23 Nov 1879 Born in KY.  Died in Shelby County and is buried in Medaris Cemetery, Perry twp.
MR, SWJ
Corp. James Harvey abt. 1786-2 May 1850 Died in Shelby County and is buried in Black (Lemoine) Cemetery, Loramie twp.
WPA
Jonathan Howell  24 June 1788-27 July 1870 Born in Louden Co., VA.  Married Elizabeth Maxson in Harrison Co., VA.  Died in Shelby county and is buried in Howell Cemetery, Jackson twp.
CB, MR, SH
George Hutchinson 5 March 1794-4 May 1863 Born in KY.  Married Martha Clancey, daughter of James Clancey, on 19 May 1818 in KY.  Died in Shelby county and buried in McClure Cemetery, Turtle Creek Twp.
MR, SH, SWJ
John (Jacob?) Ifert d. Sept 1876 Lived in Newport.  He died in Shelby County, but it is unknown where he is buried.
SWJ
Edward Jackson 14 Oct 1774-7 Feb 1851 Born in Allegheny Co., VA.  Married Jane Morris of Butler County, VA on 25 Nov 1806.  Died in Shelby county and buried in Presbyterian Cemetery, Sidney.  Removed to Graceland Cemetery in 1915. 
FR, SH
Jesse Johnson 17 April 1794-13 Nov 1876 Married Anna _?_.  Served in Captain Robert Gilchrist's Co.  Died in Shelby county and is buried in Coles Chapel Cemetery, Turtle Creek twp.
WPA
Charles Johnston 26 July 1790-15 March 1865 Born in Lexington, KY.  Married first to Nancy McCoy.  Married second to Mary Grimes. Died in Shelby county and buried in Indian Creek Cemetery, Perry twp.
FR, MR, SH
Sgt. John Johnston 16 Aug 1778-Feb 1860 Born in Mifflin Co., PA.  Married  Mary Ewing, daughter of James Ewing,  on 29 Feb 1816.  Served in General Bell's 1st reg. OH Militia, Jefferson Co.  Lived in Franklin Twp.  Died in Shelby County, but it is unknown where he is buried.
SH
George Kemp 23 July 1786-3 Nov 1874 Born in MD.  Died in Shelby county and buried in Pioneer Cem., Salem twp.
MR, SH, SWJ
Jacob Leapley 3 June 1790-7 April 1860 Born in MD.  Married Louisa Potts, daughter of James & Mary Potts, on 21 Feb 1833 in Miami Co.  Lived in Franklin twp.  Died in Shelby county, but it is unknown where he is buried.
SH
Hector Lemon 1789 or 1791 - 18 April 1851 Born in MD.  Married Ann Smith  in 1825 in Chester Co., PA.  Died in Shelby county and is buried in Anna M.E. Cemetery, Dinsmore twp.
MR, SH
James Lennox 14 Feb 1783-9 Dec 1865 Born in VA.  Married Sally Wilson, daughter of John & Anna (Webb) Wilson, on 12 Feb 1818 in Miami Co., OH.  Served in Capt. John Fleming's Co.  Died in Shelby County and is buried in Brookside Cemetery, Turtle Creek twp.
MR, SH, WPA
Richard Lennox abt. 1783-29 May 1874 Married Elizabeth _?_.  Served in Capt. George Buchanan's Co.  Died in Shelby Co. and buried in Carey Cemetery, Turtle Creek twp. 
WPA
James McCormick, Jr. 1790-3 April 3, 1842 Born in PA.  Married Elizabeth Shearer in Green Co., OH. (?)   Died in Shelby county and buried in Bethel Cemetery, Salem twp.
CB, SH
Michael McDermot d. 12 July 1849 Married Hannah _?_. Died in Shelby county. Common Pleas Court Records, Shelby Co., OH
Isaac Mann abt. 1791-28 Aug 1860 Married Abigail Catharine Williams, daughter of Captain John Williams, (Miami County Ohio) who's death is attributed to injuries recieved in the War of 1812..  Served in Capt. John William's Co.  Died in Shelby county and is buried in Oran Christian Cemetery, Cynthian twp.
MR, WPA
Samuel S. Maxwell 16 July 1795-9 Oct 1874 Born in York Co., PA to John & Ruth (Siford) Maxwell. He is the grandson of James Maxwell.  Married to Polly _?_ in 1816.  Died in Shelby county and is buried in Maxwell Graveyard, Perry twp.  Removed to Graceland Cemetery, Sidney.
SWJ
Shedrick Montgomery 26 Jan 1791-18 Oct 1881 Born in Chester Co., PA.  Lived in Van Buren twp.  Died in Shelby county and it is unknown where he is buried.
SWJ
Corp. John Morris 29 Jan 1790-18 Jan 1881 Born in Rockbridge Co., VA. Served in Capt. John f. Fleming's Co., OH Militia.  Died in Shelby county and buried in Graceland Cemetery, Sidney.
MR, SH, SWJ, WPA
Ephriam Owen b. 1797 Born in VT.  Married Cynthy _?_, who was born 1809 in KY. Served in Capt. Robt. McClelland's Co. Buried Houston Cemetery, Loramie Twp.  Marker says "30th US Inf. War 1812".  There are no dates on his stone.  
According to 1850 Miami Co. census they ad the following children: Mary Ann (Garity), Marilla, Malinda (Schell), Mahala (Crampton), Gideon G., Zebina, and Margaret.
MR, PR
John J. Peck abt. 1793-1853 Born in VA. Married Barbary French on 24 June 1815 in Miami County.  Lived in Washington twp.  Died in Shelby county.  Is not buried in Shelby County.
SH
Samuel Penrod 4 March 1800-21 March 1879 Born in PA.  Married Rachel Chambers 11 Sept 1822 in Montgomery Co., OH.  Died in Shelby County and is buried in Oran Christian Cemetery, Cynthian twp.
MR, SH, SWJ
Jacob Persinger 12 Jan 1772-12 Sept 1850 Born in Botetourt Co., VA.  Married Margaret Reid.  Died in Shelby County and is buried in Indian Creek Cemetery, Perry twp.
FR, MR, WPA
John B. Reed abt. 1793-6 Oct 1853 Married Mary _?_.  Served in Captain John Catterlin's Co.  Died in Shelby county and is buried in Oran Christian Cemetery, Cynthian twp.
MR, WPA
John H. Rowell 17 Dec 1793-2 Aug 1876 Married Martha _?_.  Died in Shelby County and is buried in Old Loramie Valley Cemetery, Dinsmore twp.
GPI, MR
Moses Russell 29 July 1775-13 March 1851 Born in Augusta Co., VA.  Married jane Ross of VA.  Served in Capt. Robt. McClelland's Co. Died in Shelby county and buried in Presbyterian Cemetery, Sidney.  Removed to Graceland Cemetery, Sidney.
FR, MR, SH
Samuel Sarver 1790-1843 Born in VA.  Married Sarah Brill abt. 1814.  Lived in Green twp.  Died in Shelby county and it is unknown where he is buried.
SR
Jacob Shank d. 1851 Served in Capt. Joseph Curtis' Co. Buried in Lenox Cemetery, Franklin twp.
WP
John Shaw 8 Jan 1786-July 1875 Born in Pittsburgh, PA.  Married first to Margaret Marshall of KY on 9 Nov 1809.  Married second to Sarah Steele in Aug 1824.  Served in Capt. W. Davis' Co.  Died in Shelby county and is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Sidney. 
MR, SWJ
Thomas Shaw 20 Dec 1780-12 July 1849 Born in PA.  Married Mary Cox, daughter of Ben'j & Hester Cox, on 3 Jan 1811 in Miami Co., OH.  Served in Capt. Geo. Buchanan's Co.  Buried in Carey Cemetery, Turtle Creek twp.
MR, SWJ
John H. Smith 1786-30 Oct 1865 Married Elizabeth _?_.  Buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Jackson twp.
GPI, MR
Jacob Snevley 1800-Mar 1875 Born in  VA.  Married Elizabeth Mercer in 1875 in Reed Creek, Wythe Co., VA.  Had the following children: Jacob Jr., Christina (Acre), Abraham, Elizabeth, Mary, Joseph, Mary Catherine, Barbara, and Amos.  Last known residence was in the Infirmary in Shelby county., OH.  It is unknown where he is buried.
SWJ, IGI, PR
Abraham Stipp  abt 1795-12 Oct 1855 Married Ann _?_.  Served in Capt. David Shelby's Mounted Co.  Buried Brookside Cem., Turtle Creek twp.
MR, WPA
Smallwood Thompson 22 Feb 1791-31 Mar 1875 Married Margaret Kevitt in Muskingum Co., OH.  Buried in Thompson Cemetery, Petty twp.
FR, GPI, MR, WPA
Samuel Vorhees 1793 Born in NJ.  Married Elizabeth Brown in 1812. Died in Shelby County and buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Green twp.
MR, SH
James Wells 3 April 1875-18 July 1857 Born in Cheshire Co., NJ.  Married Sarah Wilder on 27 Dec 1809. Served with Brown & Scott, was with besieged army at Lake Erie.  Died in Shelby county and was buried in Presbyterian Cemetery, Sidney.  Removed to Graceland Cemetery, Sidney in 1911. 
MR, SH
Abraham Wilson 22 July 1787-28 Sept 1852 Buried in Beechwood cemetery, Washington twp.  
From The Sidney Journal, Friday, June 8, 1894: "...Colonel Abraham Wilson, a soldier of the War of 1812.  He was born July 22, 1787, and died September 28, 1852, being then of the age of 65 years, 2 months and 6 days.  An ancient dress sword, said to have belonged to him, is still in existence."
MR, SWJ
John Wilson 29 May 1793-15 Mar 1868 Born in Fayette Co., TN.  Married Sarah _?_.  Died in Shelby county and buried in Graceland Cemetery, Sidney.
MR, SWJ
Edward Wren abt 1795-25 Oct 1871 Married Lucy _?_.  Died in Shelby County and is buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Jackson twp.
WPA
James Wright abt 1794-5 Jan 1871 Married Mary Ann _?_. Died in Shelby County and buried in Brookside Cemetery, Turtle Creek Cemetery.
WPA
Philip Young 16 Oct 1787-29 May 1850 Born in Martinsburg, VA.  Married first to Nancy McLain of Martinsburg, VA.  11 children were born of this union. Married second to Keziah Curtis of Pickaway Co.  11 children were born of this union. Served in Capt. Geo. Gibson's Co.  Died in Shelby county and is buried in Wesley Chapel cemetery, Franklin twp.
CB, MR, SH,WPA
 
 * Key to References
CB - Chapman Bros. Biographical Record of Auglaize, Logan & Shelby Counties, OH
FR - Family Records
MR - Memorial Records of Shelby County, OH, 1819-1975
GPI - Government Pension Index, 1883
SH - Sutton History of Shelby Co., OH, 1883
SWJ - Sidney Weekly Journal
WPA - Works Project Administration
IGI - International Genealogical Index
PR - Shelby County Probate Records
 
 
 
Information was gathered from the following source:
"Shelbyana" Issue #59 April 1994 - pgs. 3-7 & 17
"Shelbyana" Issue #71 April 1997 - pg 8
"Shelbyana" Issue #5 October 1980 - pg 14
 
 
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