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Captain Enoch Enochs, Sr

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: On Capathon River, Hampshire County, Province of Virginia
Death: 1835 (84)
Harriettsville, Monroe County, Ohio, United States
Place of Burial: Nobel County, Ohio, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Lieutenant Colonel Henry Enoch, Sr. and Elizabeth Enoch
Husband of Rebecca Morris Enoch and Rebecca Enochs
Father of Enoch, Jr. Enoch; Rachel Crow; Hannah Grandon; Sarah "Sally" Davis; Lydia Lincicome and 9 others
Brother of Sarah Enoch; Col. Henry Enochs II; David Enoch, Sr.; Mary Cox; Ann Brown and 2 others

Occupation: Captain
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About Captain Enoch Enochs, Sr

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA - VIRGINIA with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor #: A036885

Biography* 1793 Mabel Williams Bean: Served in Washington Co., Pennyslvania militia (see PA Archives, Ser VI, Vol. 2, pp 321.) He and his son, also named Enoch Enoch, were both in William Crawford's Company in 1793.


The Enochs family along with the Crows, Grandons, Morris's and Archers were the early settlers of Noble County, taking residence on the east fork of Duck Creek. The Acquaintances of the Enochs family with these other families however, are deeply rooted in Greene County, Pennsylvania and Hampshire County, Virginia, now comprising part of West Virginia.

The Enochs were veritable frontiersmen of the "Buckskin" era with quite a number being killed or scalped by Indians. The Enochs were of German extraction, nearly all of the Methodist faith, while politically, Whigs and Republicans. The Enochs were generally men of strong physical development, and individuals who seemingly never backed away from a fight as noted by their involvement in the Indian wars, Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and the Civil War.

Enoch Enochs Sr. born in Hampshire County, Virginia, on 29 September 1750, was the son of Henry Enochs I and Elizabeth. Enoch Enochs Sr. enlisted as a patriot in the Revolutionary War, on 1 June 1774 serving four months as ensign in his brother, Colonel Henry Enochs' company on Ten Mile Creek, Pennsylvania. On 1 April 1775, Enoch was appointed Captain of the company under Colonel Dorsey Pentecost, as well as serving as captain under Colonel Henry Enochs. Interestingly enough, Enoch Enochs father, Henry Enoch I, also volunteered his services for the patriots in the Revolution, with the DAR Patriot Roll indication that he provided patriotic service to Virginia. Henry according to the Patriot Roll was born around 1725, and died sometime after 1782. His name is prominently mentioned in the records of Hampshire County, Virginia as residing in "Enoch's Holow".

Enoch Enochs Sr. married Rebecca Morris prior to his departing Greene County, Pennsylvania. Not only was Enochs a veteran of the Revolutionary War, but he also fought in the Indian Wars in western Virginia and eastern Ohio, as well as serving in the War of 1812.

Enochs was noted as a hunter, and a man of great ingenuity, especially as a gunsmith. He also made bedsteads and other kinds of furniture.

More About Enoch Enochs:

American Revolution: Jul 1778, Captain Whitzell Company of Rangers Militia Monongalia County Pennsylvania.29

Burial: Noble, Union Twp., Monroe Co., Ohio.

Census 1: 1830, Head (age 80-90 w/ wife same);Enochs Twp., Monroe Co., Ohio.

Census 2: 1820, Head; Union Twp., Monroe Co., Ohio.

Military: Served in the Indian Wars and the War of 1812.

More About Enoch Enochs and Rebecca Morris:

Marriage: 1770, Wheeling Creek, Green Co., Pennsylvania.30

Children of Enoch Enochs and Rebecca Morris are:

Sarah (Sally) Enochs, b. 1773, d. 1845.

+Elisha Enochs, b. 1775, Green Co., Pennsylvania, d. 01 Feb 1856.

Enoch Enochs, b. 1776, d. 1824.

Henry Enochs, b. 1777, d. 1849.

Rebecca Enochs, b. 28 Aug 1780, Belmont Co., Ohio, d. 12 Jan 1848, Noble Co., Ohio.

Elizabeth Enochs, b. 1781.

Rachel Enochs, b. 1782.

Lydia Enochs, b. 1783.

+Amy "Lottie" Enochs, b. 1785, MD30, d. 01 Feb 1874, Washington Co., Ohio.

Phebe Enoch, b. 1785, Ohio.

Jesse Enochs, b. 1790.

+Rhoda Enochs, b. 1796, Ohio.

+Hannah Enochs, b. 1800, Pennsylvania.

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Captain Enoch Enochs, Sr's Timeline

September 29, 1750
Hampshire County, Province of Virginia
Age 13
Province of Pennsylvania
Age 15
Wheeling Creek, VA.
Age 22
Washington Co, Pennsylvania
February 1, 1775
Age 24
Wheeling Creek, Greene Cty, PA
Age 24
Hampshire Co., West VA.
Age 27
Washington Co, Pennsylvania
Age 28
Green Co., PA
August 28, 1780
Age 29
Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States