Silas Zane, Sr. (1744 - 1785)

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Birthplace: Moorefield, Virginia, USA
Death: Died in Wapatomika Creek, Ohio, USA
Cause of death: Killed by Indians
Managed by: Maria Edmonds-Zediker, Volunteer Curator
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About Silas Zane, Sr.

Ebenezer, William's second son, was born on October 7, 1747, and three more sons followed-Silas, Jonathan, and Isaac. The Zane brothers became explorers and quickly adapted to the fluctuating alliances of local Indian tribes-mainly the Wyandots and Delawares.

'Zane Grey' By THOMAS H. PAULY Published: January 1, 2006

DAR Ancestor #: A130556

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11. SILAS6 ZANE (WILLIAM ANDREW5, NATHANIEL4, ROBERT3, ROBERT SR.2, SIMON1) was born 01 March 1744/45 in Moorefield, Virginia, and died 1785 in Wapatomika Creek, Ohio. He married (1) RACHEL UNKNOWN 1774. He married (2) CATHERINE OR KATHERINE MCCULLOCH Bet. 1777 - 1780 in Ohio Co, VA.

Notes for SILAS ZANE:

Captain Silas Zane.

Settled on Wheeling Creek.

Captain in defense of Fort Henry.

Killed by Indians on Wapatomika Creek, near Dresden, Ohio.

Notes for KATHERINE or CATHERINE MCCULLOCH:

Catherine OR Katherine McColloch was married three times.

Each husband was reported to have been killed by Indians.

This is not a proven fact, but believed by some researchers to be true.

Children of SILAS ZANE and RACHEL UNKNOWN are:

i. WILLIAM7 ZANE, b. 1774.

ii. ELIZABETH ZANE, b. 1775.

Children of SILAS ZANE and (Catherine)KATHERINE MCCULLOCH are:

iii. SILAS ZANE, b. 1781.

iv. JOEL ZANE, b. 1783, d.1826.

Was Administrator of the estate of his half-brother, Ebenezer Ryan. Joel's will was proved January 21, 1826, in Muskingum Co., Ohio.

-------------------- Fought in Revolutionary War. Killed by Indians at Wapatomika Creek, near Dresden, Ohio,

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Capt. Silas Zane's Timeline

1744
March 1, 1744
Moorefield, Virginia, USA
1774
1774
Age 29
1774
Age 29
1775
1775
Age 30
1777
1777
Age 32
Ohio Co., Virginia, USA
1781
1781
Age 36
1783
1783
Age 38
1785
November 19, 1785
Age 41
Wapatomika Creek, Ohio, USA
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