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Samuel Hildreth, M.D. (1749 - 1823)

Samuel Hildreth (1750–1823) was a surgeon in the Massachusetts militia and aboard Massachusetts naval privateers during the American Revolutionary War, and was subsequently a prisoner-of-war.A...

4/2/2013 8/23/2015

Samuel Prescott Hildreth (1783 - 1863)

Samuel Prescott Hildreth (1783–1863) was a pioneer physician, scientist, and historian, authoring numerous scientific and historical works. His history books are largely based on first-person ...

8/23/2015 8/23/2015

A Patriot of the American Revolution for RHODE ISLAND with the rank of COMMODORE. DAR Ancestor # A124140 Abraham Whipple (September 26, 1733 – May 27, 1819) was an American revolutionary nav...

10/14/2008 11/8/2013

Rev. Manasseh Cutler MP (1742 - 1823)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A029163 Manasseh Cutler (May 13, 1742 – July 28, 1823) was an American clergyman...

8/29/2008 7/27/2013

Wanton Casey (1760 - 1842)

DAR Ancestor #: A020398 from Casey Farm History When Silas Casey died in 1814, part of the farm transferred to his son, Wanton Casey. Wanton had fought in the Revolutionary War, eventually going to...

7/26/2013 7/26/2013

Judge John Cleves Symmes (1742 - 1814)

John Cleves Symmes (July 21st, 1742–February 26, 1814[1]) was a delegate to the Continental Congress from New Jersey, and later a pioneer in the Northwest Territory. He was also the father-i...

5/11/2007 6/8/2013

John McElroy MP (c.1729 - 1795)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor # A006973 When The American Revolution Started John McELroy only age 17 became a Fife Major in Revolutionary War GAR # 156445 ser...

2/21/2010 2/4/2013

Major Joshura Sprague (1729 - 1816)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of MAJOR. DAR Ancestor # A107633 Mr. Sprague was enthusiastic in the cause of freedom, as also were his sons. He enlisted as priva...

3/14/2008 1/25/2013

Isaac Giddings Dodge (1742 - d.)

Came to the NW Territory with Gen. Rufus Putnam and helped found the first town, Marietta, OH.

1/25/2013 1/25/2013

Capt. Absalom Martin MP (c.1758 - 1802)

DAR Ancestor #: A074064 . SERVED IN 1780 IN THE CONTINENTAL LINE as a private. 34. Absalom8 Martin (Ephraim (Col)7, Ephraim6, James5, Joseph4, John3, Isaac2, Christopher1) was born 1758 in Basking Ri...

2/10/2009 1/25/2013

Col. Archibald Woods MP (1764 - 1846)

"Archibald Alexander Woods"

DAR Ancestor #: A128820 Son of Martha Poage and Andrew Woods Pension R11825V Rank Sergeant, Virginia Militia Married Anne Pogue; 8 children In 1788 he was sent as a representative to the Cons...

6/18/2008 1/24/2013

Col. Ebenezer Zane MP (1747 - 1811)

DAR Ancestor #: A130539 from Ebenezer Zane (October 7, 1747 – 1811) was an American pioneer, road builder and land speculator. Born in what is now Moorefield, West Virginia (which was th...

3/6/2008 1/23/2013

Judge James Kingsbury MP (1767 - 1847)

"Judge James Kingsbury"

From The Cleveland Herald (Dec. 20, 1847) Sketch of Judge Kingsbury The following very interesting obituary of Judge KINGSBURY—who was emphatically a pioneer of the Reserve, is from the pen ...

10/7/2008 11/10/2012

Henry Maxson (1766 - 1812)

Married 23 Oct 1801 Age: 41 to Elizabeth Galow in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, USA 

8/28/2010 8/25/2012

Elizur Kirtland (1766 - d.)

Sources Ohio Census, 1790-1890 Name: Elizur Kirtland State: OH County: Washington County Township: Organized Settlement Year: 1790 Page: NPN Database: OH 1790 (NW Territory) Census Index Source...

11/25/2008 8/25/2012

Joseph Wells (1764 - 1825)

Joseph Wells was one of the original 48 pioneers to Ohio's Northwest territory. His sister, Susan, married fellow pioneer Peletiah White. Source:

7/6/2008 8/25/2012

William Bond Mason (1767 - d.)

William Bond Mason William Bond was one of the original 48 pioneers to Ohio's Northwest territory. Sources:

8/25/2012 8/25/2012

Hezekiah Flint, Jr. (1771 - 1843)

Hezekiah Flint, of Reading, Massachusetts, was employed by the Ohio Company as the chief carpenter. His son, Hezekiah Flint, Jr., was "to go if room could be made for him." They both came in that pione...

8/25/2012 8/25/2012

Hezekiah Flint (1748 - 1811)

Hezekiah Flint, of Reading, Massachusetts, was employed by the Ohio Company as the chief carpenter. His son, Hezekiah Flint, Jr., was "to go if room could be made for him." They both came in that pione...

8/25/2012 8/25/2012

William Gray (1761 - 1812)

Capt. William Gray Capt. Continental Line Revolutionary War Capt. William Gray was one of the original 47 pioneers who settled at Marietta and during the Ohio Indian Wars was the commander of troop...

8/25/2012 8/25/2012

Samuel Felshaw (1741 - 1783)

Samuel Felshaw was a sergeant in Captain Crosby's company during the American Revolutionary War. Felshaw was the son of Captain John Felshaw, "who kept a noted tavern in Killingly, and was long promine...

8/25/2012 8/25/2012

Oliver Dodge (1766 - 1817)

Oliver Dodge, one of the original pioneer party, came from Hampton Falls, New Hampshire. He owned a share in the Ohio Company, and was, during the war, at Campus Martius. He joined the colony in Adams,...

8/24/2012 8/24/2012

Allen Devol (1768 - 1845)

Allen Devol, from Rhode Island, was a nephew of Captain Jonathan Devol. He came with the first company to donation lot, and joined the Waterford Association, who began their settlement in April, 1789. ...

8/24/2012 8/24/2012

Allen Putnam (1762 - 1807)

12/10/2008 8/24/2012

Amos Porter (1769 - 1861)

Amos Porter, Jr. was one of the 48 pioneers who landed in Marietta, Ohio, on April 7, 1788, opening the Northwest Territory for settlement. Amos. died at age 92 years, 9 months, and 8 days. He was the ...

12/10/2008 8/24/2012

Gilbert Devol, Jr. (1766 - 1812)

Gilbert Devol, Jr., one of the forty-eight, was the son of Hon Gilbert Devol, a Judge of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island, who soon came out with his family to the colony, and was a person of much inf...

8/24/2012 8/24/2012

Josiah Munroe (1745 - 1801)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor #: A081143 The ancestors of Captain Josiah Munro, with several other emigrants, came from Scotland at a v...

6/3/2008 8/23/2012

Jonathan DEVOL, Jr. (1755 - 1824)

"Captain Jonathan Devoll"

A Patriot of the American Revolution for RHODE ISLAND with the rank of ADJUTANT. DAR Ancestor #: A204658 Jonathan Devol Jonathan Devol was a shipbuilder. Jonathan served in the navy during the Am...

5/21/2009 8/23/2012

Daniel B. Davis MP (1742 - 1807)

Daniel B. Davis Daniel Davis (pioneer) (1742–1807), militia captain during the American Revolutionary War, and pioneer to the Ohio Country. DAR Ancestor # A030220 Sources:

3/30/2009 8/23/2012

Phineas Coburn (1766 - 1848)

Phineas Coburn Phineas was one of the original 48 pioneers in Ohio's Northwest Territory. Sources: Phineas Coburn, one of the first company of emigrants to Ohio, was the eldest son of M...

4/9/2011 8/23/2012

Jabez Barlow (1742 - 1810)

DOB Mar 21 1741 or Mar 21 1742? Jabez Barlow Jabez was one of the original 48 pioneers in Ohio's Northwest Territory. Sources:

8/23/2012 8/23/2012

Jethro Putnam (1702 - 1751)

Jethro Putnam 1703 CAPTAIN JETHRO PUTNAM, of Danvers, had preformed meritorious services in the Revolutionary army, and endured the hardships and losses incident to the war, and now turned his attent...

12/15/2007 8/23/2012

Jervis Cutler (1768 - 1844)

Jervis Cutler was the son of Dr. Cutler, one of the Directors of the Ohio Company. Dr. Cutler's published journal says, "Monday, December 3, 1787. This morning a part of the men going to Ohio met here ...

1/13/2009 8/22/2012

Samuel Cushing (b. - 1823)

Samuel Cushing, one of the forty-eight, came from New Bedford, Massachusetts. He was the brother of Mrs. Benjamin Shaw, and was related to the well known Sumner and Cushing families of Massachusetts. H...

8/22/2012 8/22/2012

Benjamin Shaw (1753 - 1838)

Benjamin Shaw was another of the first party. He served in a Danvers company of minute men, under Captain Israel Hutchinson, at teh battle of Lexington, and afterward as a regular soldier in the Revolu...

7/2/2008 8/22/2012

Peletiah White (c.1767 - 1791)

Peletiah White, son of Major Haffield White, came to Marietta April 7, 1788. He married Susan Wells, the sister of Joseph Wells, a fellow-pioneer. During the latter part of the Indian War Mr. White ser...

7/6/2008 8/22/2012

Earl Sproat (1768 - c.1830)

Earl Sproat, one of the first pioneer band, was a relative of Colonel Ebenezer Sproat. He was a share-holder in the Ohio Company and remained in the country as a settler. He was one of the petitioners ...

8/22/2012 8/22/2012

Enoch (Edmond) Moulton (1780 - 1826)

"Edward"

In 1788, William Moulton moved to Marietta. His wife Lydia, his daughters Lydia and Anna, and his son Enoch (sometimes reported as Edmond) joined him there in 1789. Here, Moulton continued his employme...

8/22/2012 8/22/2012

John Mathews (1765 - d.)

According to a footnote (source probably Willis Adams Bailey) in the "Diary of a Journey from Massachusetts to the Ohio Country, 1798", by Dr. Increase Mathews: "John Matthews, born 18 Dec 1765. As J...

12/2/2008 8/22/2012

Peregrine Foster (1759 - 1804)

Soldier in the Revolution Practiced Law in Providence (RI?) Founder of Marietta, OHIO 1792- moved to Morgantown, PA 1796- Belpre, OH obtained a francise to operate a ferry across the Ohio River. Just...

9/7/2009 8/22/2012

Haffield White, Major (1739 - 1818)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of CAPTAIN, ADJUTANT. DAR Ancestor #: A124696 David Wallis, one of the original pioneers was from Ipswich, Massachusetts, and was ...

7/6/2008 8/22/2012

Anselm Tupper (1763–1808) was an officer of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, a pioneer to the Ohio Country, and one of the founders of Marietta, Ohio, the first perm...

8/17/2012 8/22/2012

Colonel Ebenezer Sproat (1752 - 1805)

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 stating "Col Ebenezer Sproat, of Massachusetts" ------------------------------------------------------...

10/14/2008 8/22/2012

Col. Return Jonathan Meigs, Sr., Indian Agent (1740 - 1823)

"Colo. R. J. Meigs (Garrett I 5)"

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A077223 . Return Jonathan Meigs (December 17, 1740 – January 28, 1823) was a colonel who served ...

3/25/2007 8/22/2012

Brig. General Rufus Putnam (Continental Army) MP (1738 - 1824)

"General Rufus Putnam", ""The Father of Ohio""

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A092745 "In March, 1754 when in his sixteenth year, Rufus was apprenticed to Daniel Matthews...

8/23/2007 8/22/2012

William Cleveland Moulton, III MP (1720 - c.1793)

William Moulton Born: 12 Jul 1720, Newbury MA Marriage: Lydia Greenleaf on 16 Sep 1742 in Newburyport MA Died: 1793, Marietta OH Placespoon, c 1760, Private Collection Sword, c 1770 Private...

5/7/2009 8/22/2012