We’ve had a number of additions to Our Military Heritage
Dennis McClurg has donated his Life and Times of Lt. David Randol (1724-1763)
. David Randol was born in Connecticut and married Temperance Price in 17433. He died at the Battle of Bushy Run in Pennsylvania in 1763, during the French and Indian War. Dennis also donated Private David Randol (1765-1835): Revolutionary War Veteran
, who, at the age of 14 years, enlisted in the 2nd New Jersey Regiment of the Continental Army.
The correspondence, affidavit and summary of Eliphalet Patee’s Revolutionary War
service from Massachusetts includes various documents testifying to his service in the 1830s and several inquiries as on that service in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
The file for Edmond Pattee, 7th Massachusetts
includes service record, affidavits, widow’s record, and the family Bible.
Sara Allen generously donated War of 1812 records for Jacob Graves, Tennessee Militia
. Jacob was born about 1780 in Virginia or North Carolina. He was married to Catherine "Caty" Black on November 17, 1809 in Sumner County, Tennessee. He enlisted in the War of 1812 on November 13, 1814 and was discharged on May 13, 1815, serving in Capt. Neal's Company Tennessee Militia. He died in February of 1838 in Sumner County, and according to family legend is buried in an unmarked grave in Clark-Mandrell Cemetery on Clark Hollow Road. His presumed brother William Graves also served in the War of 1812 from Sumner County, and another presumed brother Frederick Graves served from Allen County, Kentucky.
Sara Also donated War of 1812 records for James Willison, New York Militia
. James was born Nov. 10, 1790 in New York State and died Sept. 9, 1866 in Barry County, Michigan. He was married twice, first to Betsy Williams around 1810 in NY, and second, after Betsy's death, to Margaret Borthwick on June 5, 1825 in Allegany County, NY. James enlisted in the War of 1812 and served with Capt. James Mack's Company of New York Militia. His second wife Margaret applied for a widow's pension after his death.
We have also posted War of 1812 Pension Records for Jeremiah Slaughter
. Jeremiah served in Captain Luther Leonard’s Company of Ohio Militia and received his pension in 1871. Thomas Patten
was a midshipman in the War of 1812 on the ships General Pike and the Superior. He applied for bounty land in 1855 and for a pension in 1871. The records posted on our website include his service record, affidavits of service and various correspondence. John Archer
served in the 32nd Ohio Infantry during the Civil War. We have his volunteer enlistment record, prisoner of war memorandum, service and pension records, discharge paper, and a photo, seen here, of John and his second wife, Katherine. The records for Aaron Hull, 119th U.S. Colored Troops
, includes his pension, widow’s and minor children’s pension records, and proofs of marriage. Records for Johnson Merritt, 117th U.S. Colored Troops
, include service and pension records, a history of his disability, various affidavits and widow’s pension records. William Hinkle
served in the 44th Indiana, the 152nd Pennsylvania and the 26th Pennsylvania during the Civil War. The documents we have for him contain discharge records from all three regiments, his journal and some letters.
We have Civil War records for several members of the Treece family. Records for Isaac Treece, 9th Michigan Infantry
consist of his pension file including the questionnaire and various affidavits. The records for Joab Treece, 31st Illinois Infantry
, offer pension records, including a declaration for children, marriage record and family Bible. And the records for John Treece, 38th Indiana Infantry, include his pension records, marriage and death records.
Also added were pension records for several members of the Tharp(p) family. Records for James Tharp, 8th Kansas Infantry
, Abraham Thrapp, 24th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
, Bennet Thrapp, 130th Illinois Volunteer Infantry
, Elias Thrapp, 155th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
, James Thrapp, 63rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry
, and Simeon Thrapp, 4th U.S. Artillery
Thanks to everyone who donated!