Jefferson County OH

Roll Of Capt. Allen Scroggs’ Company

(Probably from Jefferson County) Served from September 21, 1812 until November 30, 1812. Capt. Allen Scroggs Lieut. John Ramsey Ensign John Caldwell Sergt. William Wilkin Sergt. William Dunlap Sergt. William Holson Sergt. William Robertson Corp. Samuel Avery Corp. Joseph Haverfield Corp. John Connaway Corp. John Wallace Privates Abbott, Benjamin Baricklow, Fanington Beamer, Adam Bebout, Peter …

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Roll Of Capt. Joseph Zimmerman’s Company

(Probably from Jefferson County) Served from August 25, until November 30, 1812. Capt. Joseph Zimmerman Lieut. James Kerr Ensign Conrad Monzer or Myers Sergt. George Estep Sergt. George Schultz Sergt. William Rough or Pouch Sergt. Christian Krepps Corp. George Switzer Corp. John Lawrence Corp. Ezekiel Moore Corp. Samuel Meek Drummer, Byneal Moore Private Augustine, Henry …

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Biographical Sketch of Dan Freeman Bradley

Bradley, Dan Freeman; clergyman; born, Bangkok, Siam, March 17, 1857; son of Dan Beach and Sarah (Blachly) Bradley; educated, Oberlin College, 1882, Oberlin Theological Seminary, 1885, Oberlin Honorary Degree Doctor of Divinity, 1909; same degree, Cornell College, 1904; married, Oberlin, O., July 9, 1883, Lillian Jaques; three sons, Dwight J., Robert G., and Theodore Bradley; …

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Slave Narrative of Thomas McMillan

Interviewer: Bishop & Isleman Person Interviewed: Thomas McMillan Location: Steubenville, Ohio Place of Birth: Monroe County, Alabama Place of Residence: 909 Morris Ave., Steubenville, Ohio WPA in Ohio Federal Writers’ Project Bishop & Isleman Reporter: Bishop July 7, 1937 Topic: Ex-Slaves. Jefferson County, District #5 [HW: Steubenville] THOMAS McMILLAN, Ex-Slave (Does not know age) I …

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Slave Narrative of George Jackson

Interviewer: Bishop & Isleman Person Interviewed: George Jackson Location: Steubenville, Ohio Place of Birth: Loudon County, Virginia Date of Birth: Feb. 6, 1858 Age: 79 WPA in Ohio Federal Writers’ Project Bishop & Isleman Reporter: Bishop [HW: Revised] Topic: Ex-Slaves. Jefferson County, District #5 July 6, 1937 GEORGE JACKSON Ex-Slave, 79 years I was born …

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Roll Of Capt. James Downing’s Company

(Probably from Jefferson County) Served from August 23, until November 30, 1812. Capt. James Downing Lieut. Peter Johnson Ensign Thomas Smith Sergt. John Forsythe Sergt. John Barber Sergt. Michael McGowen Sergt. Samuel Richards Corp. Abraham Bair Corp. Benjamin A. Kinson Corp. John Warden Corp. Joseph Balsfore Fifer, Jesse Ellis Drummer, Daniel Smith Privates Adam, John …

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Roll Of Captain Joseph Holmes’ Company

(Probably from Jefferson County) Served from August 23, 1812 until February 28, 1814. Capt. Joseph Holmes Lieut. William Thorne Lieut. John Ramsey Ensign David Mitchell Sergt. Francis Popham Sergt. James Gilmore Sergt. Alexander Smith Sergt. John McCully Corp. Edward Vanhorn Corp. John Pollock Corp. Thomas McBride Corp. Joseph Hagerman Drummer John McClintick Drummer James Roff …

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Roll Of Capt Thomas Latta’s Company

(Probably from Jefferson County) Served from September 15, 1812 until March 21, 1813 Capt. Thomas Latta Lieut John Buck Lieut. Hugh Christy Ensign William Prichard Sergt. George Browers Sergt. George Brown Sergt. Alexander Patterson Sergt, Alexander Valters Sergt. George Emaling Sergt. John Haughey Sergt. Issac Wolms Sergt. Richard Brown Corp. Cornelius Peterson Corp. William Betz …

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Slave Narrative of Perry Sid Jemison

Interviewer: Bishop & Taleman Person Interviewed: Perry Sid Jemison Location: Steubenville, Ohio Place of Birth: Perry County, Alabama Age: 79 Place of Residence: 422 South Sixth Street, Steubenville, Ohio WPA in Ohio Federal Writers’ Project Written by Bishop & Isleman Edited by Albert I. Dugen [TR: also reported as Dugan] Ex-Slaves Jefferson County, District #2 …

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Moravian Massacre at Gnadenbrutten

In the early part of the year 1763 two Moravian missionaries, Post and Heckewelder, established a mission among the Tuscarawa Indians, and in a few years they had three nourishing missionary stations, viz: Shoenbrun, Gnadenbrutten and Salem, which were about five miles apart and fifty miles west of the present town of Steubenville, Ohio. During …

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Roll Of Capt. James Alexander’s Company

(Probably from Jefferson County) Served from August 23 1812 until November 30, 1813 Capt. James Alexander Lieut. Henry Boyles Ensign John Myers Sergt. Samuel Andrews Sergt. Alexander Barr Sergt. Martin Saltzman Sergt. James Tobin Corp. David Williamson Corp. Amos West Corp. John Anderson Corp. James Lyons Corp. Hugh Adams Privates Alexander, William Barr, James D. …

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Biographical Sketch of James L. Chapman

James L. Chapman is a native of West Virginia, born near Manchester, Hancock County, in the widely quoted “Pan-handle district,” March 23, 1818, and there he was reared, educated, and lived until the 5th of April, 1854. In that year he migrated to the “land of the Hawkeye,” settling in Jefferson county, but remained in …

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Roll Of Captain John Alexander’s Company

(Probably Harrison or Jefferson County) Served from Sept. 21, 1812, until Dec. 8, 1812, and from July 29, 1813, until Aug. 22, 1813. Capt. John Alexander Lieut. Hugh Christy Lieut. Angus McCoy Ensign David Jackson Sergt. George Ermabringer Sergt. John Linch Sergt. Robert Blackford Sergt. Hugh McGee Sergt. Stephen Paugburn Sergt. Robert Stayton Sergt. Robert …

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