John Ainsworth (1740 - 1812) MP

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Birthplace: Hanover, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Hanover, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States
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About John Ainsworth

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor #: A000897

It is recorded in D.A.R. records that John Ainsworth assisted in the eatablishment of American Independence during the War of the Revolution as follows: He served in the 2nd Co., 6th Battalion, Commanded by Capt. Ambrose Crain, 1778-1779. His name also appears upon a list as having marched in the War of the Revolution 1780. His name also appears upon a list under Capt. Ambrose Crain, for Military Service between the ages of 18 and 53, in 1782. He saw service in the Company of Capt. Ambrose Crain, 3rd Com. 9th Battalion, Lancaster Co. PA, Malitia. All the men from the 7th class of this company were from Hanover Township.

DAR Records Vol 1 p 23

  • AINSWORTH, John: b 1740 PA d 8-14-1812 PA m Margaret Mayes Pvt PA

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John Ainsworth son of Samuel b 1740 in Hanover township Lancaster county Pa d August 14 1812 in Hanover township and there buried m in 1764 Margaret Mayes dau of James Mayes b 1744 d September 13 1828.

Children of John Ainsworth and Margaret Mayes:

  1. Samuel b November 11 1765 m Margaret McEwen
  2. Nancy Agnes b January 8 1767 m William Allen
  3. James b February 5 1770 m Lydia Crain
  4. John b June 30 1772 m Mary Stewart
  5. Elizabeth b August 26 1774 m Hugh Andrews
  6. Margaret b November 24 1777 m Thomas Brown
  7. Sally b November 18 1780 m James Todd
  8. Jean b July 2 1784 m John Snodgrass
  9. Matthew b February 1 1787 dsp
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John Ainsworth's Timeline

1740
1740
Hanover, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States
1765
November 11, 1765
Age 25
Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States
1812
August 14, 1812
Age 72
Hanover, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States
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Hanover, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States