Washington County OH

Mission’s Among the Southern Indians

In the year 1819 the Synod of South Carolina resolved to establish a mission among the Southern Indians east of the Mississippi river. The Cherokees, Muskogee’s, Seminoles, Choctaws and Chickasaws then occupied Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. Rev. David Humphries offered to take charge of the intended mission. He was directed to visit the Indians, …

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Roll Of Capt. James Flagg’s Company

(Probably from Washington County). Served from October 20, 1812, until January 11, 1813. Capt. James Flagg Lieut. Benedie Hutchinson Ensign, Nathaniel Olney Sergt. Lary Ford Sergt. John Greenman Sergt. David Trobridge Sergt. Peletiah White Corp. Jacob Lane Corp. Charles Thomas Corp. Joseph Witten Corp. John G. Askell. Privates Abbott, George Adams, James Alpha, Daniel Anderson, …

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Biographical Sketch of Osgood McFarland

Osgood McFarland, a son of Major Moses McFarland, of the revolutionary war, a Scotch-Irish immigrant, together with his wife, Mary Bartlett, came to town from Haverhill, Mass., in 1809. A few years afterwards he removed to Marietta, Ohio. He remained there seven years, when, on account of his health, he returned to Vermont, driving his …

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Biography of J.G. Brown

J. G. Brown, son of Captain Benjamin Brown, was born April 16th, 1798, near Waterford, in Washington county, Ohio, and has lived in Athens county since he was one year old. His youth was passed in working on his father’s farm (in Ames township), and in assiduous study and preparation for college. In due time …

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Roll Of Capt John Thornley’s Company

(Probably from Washington County) Served from January 6, until March 6, 1814. Capt. John Thornisy Or Thorniley Lieut. David Merchant or Meredith Sergt. St. Clear Kelley Ensign, Ellsha Chapman Sergt. Daniel McClain Sergt. Lemanuel Cooper Sergt. Thomas Ady Corp. William Smith Corp. William Henkins Corp. Solomon Tise Drummer, William Magee Fifer, David Cox Corp. David …

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Roll Of Lieut. John Devault Or Devall’s Company

(Probably from Washington County). Served from January 31, until April 10, 1815. Lieut. John Devault or Devall Sergt. Isaac House Sergt. Thomas Devault Sergt. Levi Bevington Corp. Gilbert Harley Corp. Morris Baker Corp. James Plymell Privates Aye, Henry Callender, John Chad, George Chaver, Joseph Doty, Ephraim Doty, Witham Dunkle, Jacob Dyer, William George, Ephraim Harrison, …

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