Crawford County, Pennsylvania


Military Affairs
REVOLUTIONARY WAR VETERANS

JOHN HAMILTON 
Sources
  1. 1800 U.S. Census, page 3, and/or 1800 U.S. Census, page 11
  2. 1800 PA Septennial Census (two listed)
  3. 1810 U.S. Census, Venango Twp., or 1810 U.S. Census, Mead Twp.
  4. 1820 U.S. Census, Mead Twp.
  5. 1825-26 Pa. Laws 122, 123 (Ch. 43 ยง3), approved 15 March 1826:  John Hamilton, now or late of Crawford Co., awarded $200 in full for services rendered during the revolutionary war.
  6. died 14 May 1822[??]


SAMUEL HATCH 
possibly SAMUEL HATCH ...
Sources
  1. Pension Abstracts, pp. 1560-61: HATCH, Samuel, Elizabeth, R4737, NY Line, sol was b 5 Jul 1764 in NY & he lived at Hillsdale in Columbia Co NY at enl & he m there to Elizabeth Reed on 21 Sep 1785 & she was b 31 Jan 1766, sol d 16 Aug 1828 & wid d 1 Jul 1844 leaving children; Calvin, Philip, Daniel, Ira, Samuel, Cintha Parker, Lovina Hunt & Eliaz Hunt, on 12 Feb 1894 the son Calvin Hatch appl Crawford Co PA a res of Randolph PA, children's births were; Philip b 22 Jul 1786, Daniel b 6 Aug 1788 & m 2 Feb 1809, Cintha b 27 May 1791 & m 19 Feb 1808, Elijah b 27 Aug 1794 & d 30 Mar 1810, William b 25 Oct 1796 & d 17 May 1814, Ira b 30 Jan 1799, Lovina b 4 Apr 1801 & m 19 Jan 1827 & Elisar b 12 May 1810 & d in Feb 1811
  2. DAR Patriot Index, 1:313:&nbps; Samuel: b 7-5-1764 d 8-16-1820 m Elizabeth Reed Pvt NY.  Note: dropped from DAR Patriot Index, Cen. Ed.
  3. V.A.[?]  Samuel Hatch, b. 1763, d. 16 Aug. 1828, bur. lot 77, Hatch Cem., Randolph Twp.


JOHN HAYS 
possibly JOHN HAYS/HAYES, died 3 November 1796, buried Greendale Cemetery, Meadville; married (1) Barbara King; (2) Jane Walker.
Sources
  1. g.s., Greendale Cem.: “In | Memory of | John Hays. | who departed this life the 5th day | of Novem. 1796. Aged 66 years. || He paid that debt to nature 100 miles | from his place of abode In life a large | family to lament the loss of a dutiful | Parent.” DAR application of Mary Ellen Smith:  “line from John Hayes who was born Augusta Co. (Ireland) on the [blank] day of [blank], 1730-28, and died 1808 Meadville, Pa on the [blank] day of [blank], 1808 (Nov. 3, 1796) and who served in the War of the Revolution... in the Capacity of Captain"; “John Hayes born 1730 died 1808 1796 and his ( ) legal and lawful wife Barbara King born [blank] died [blank] married 1760"; son "James Hayes born 1763 died 1812 and his ( ) legal and lawful wife Mary Bustard born 1770 died [blank] married 1785”; photocopy supplied by Terris C. Howard of Seattle, WA
  2. DAR Patriot Index, Cen. Ed.:  HAYES: HAYS John: b 1728 IR d 11-3-1796 PA m (1)Barbara King (2)Jane Walker Capt PS PA


HUGH HEFFERNAN 
possibly HUGH Hafferman/Haffernan/Hefferman
Sources
  1. 1820 U.S. Census, Wayne Twp.
  2. Pension Abstracts p. 1467:  HAFFERNAN, Hugh or Hugh Heffernan, Catherine, R4419, PA Line, sol appl 9 Apr 1818 Crawford Co PA, in 1820 he was aged 63 in Dec 1820 with a wife & a daughter aged 16 & a son aged 14 & other children away from home, a son G.W. Heffernan made aff'dt 18 Mar 1850 Crawford Co PA aged about 60 & stated sol m Catherine Singer on 11 Apr 1781, sol d in May 1832 & wid d in Jan 1836 b. 24 Dec. 1757, d. 29 May 1832, bur. Sec. 22 lot G, Conneaut Cem., Fairfield Twp.; served as sergeant, 9th PA Continental Line


JAMES HERRINGTON 
JAMES HERRINGTON, born 28 March 1763, probably York County, Pennsylvania; died Fairfield (now probably Union) Township, Crawford County, Pa. 23 March 1842; married First Reformed Church, York, Pa. 22 April 1783 Ann Clayton, born 13 April 1760, died Fairfield (now Union?) Township 11 February 1835; both buried Conneaut Cemetery.
Sources
  1. 1800 U.S. Census
  2. 1800 PA Septennial Census
  3. 1810 U.S. Census
  4. 1820 U.S. Census
  5. Crawford Democrat 5 April 1842
  6. CCo. RD A:59.  CCo. WB B:112
  7. CCo. A:59, 1:129 (Ann Herrington)
  8. 1885 CCo. Hist. pp. 866, 1110
  9. CCG 12(1989):104 citing inter alia PA Patent Bk 63:498
  10. V.A. (James S. Herrington, Sr.):  b. 28 March 1763 (1761), d. 23 March 1842, bur. Sec. 6 Grave C, Conneaut Cem., Fairfield Twp.; served 16 June 1781 to 15 Sept. 1781 as private, 9th PA Continental Line


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Sources
  1. 1800 U.S. Census
  2. 1800 PA Septennial Census
  3. 1810 U.S. Census
  4. 1820 U.S. Census


JONATHAN HERRINGTON 
Sources
  1. 1840 Census of Pensioners, p. 124: North Shenango/Jonathan Herrington, 78, Jonathan Herrington
  2. Pension Abstracts, p. 1615:  HERRINGTON, Jonathan, Patience, R4641, RI Line, sol enl at Gloucester RI, he appl 14 Jan 1820 Ontario Co NY aged 56 & sol d 4 May 1847 in Ashtabula Co OH, sol had m Patience (--) 11 Aug 1789 in Schenectady NY, wid appl 12 May 1848 in Ashtabula Co OH aged 84, children were; Sally b 18 Aug 1790, Pardon b 1 Feb 1792, Alexander b 8 Apr 1795, Jessee b 13 May 1797, Agnes b 2 Jun 1800, Robert b 8 Sep 1803, Clott W. b 22 Apr 1805, Bethiah b 24 Feb 1807, Dexter b 3 May 1810 & Daniel b 22 Feb 1812, the daughter Sally m in 1834 to Jonathan Davis at Farmington NY & she was of Pierpont Twnshp in Ashtabula Co OH in 1849
  3. DAR Patriot Index, Cen. Ed., 1404:  HERRINGTON: Jonathan: b 1-2-1764 NY d 5-4-1847 OH m Patience Stevens Pvt RI PNSR


PETER[?] HETRICK 
PETER or JACOB?
Sources
  1. 1800 U.S. Census (Peter Hedrick)
  2. 1800 PA Septennial Census (Peter Hectrick)
  3. 1802 Tax Duplicates, Rockdale Twp., pp. 333 (Peter and Jacob Hedrick), 312 (Adam Hetrick)
  4. "buried in Jefferson County"
  5. 1836-37 Pa. Laws 9, 10 (No. 11 §2), approved 27 Jan. 1837:  Hannah Hetrick of Crawford Co., with Conrad Herbst of Berks Co. and Benjamin Lesher of Armstrong Co., granted $40 gratuity “in full for their revolutionary services.”


JOSEPH HILL 
possibly JOSEPH HILL/HILLS
Sources
  1. V.A.:  Joseph Hill/Hills, b. 1760, d. 20 April 1838, bur. Sec. A Lot 2, Carmel Baptist Cem., Cussewago Twp.; served as artificer, Capt. Patton&146;s Co. Col. Cranes Regt. Art. Continental Line


ANDREW HORNE 
possibly ANDREW HORNE
Sources
  1. V.A.:  Andrew Horne, b. 30 Nov. 1761, d. 29 Nov. 1851, bur. Range E Grave 1, Adsit Cem., Sadsbury Twp.; served 26 March 1777 to 8 April 1833 as private, Capt. William Watkins PA Navy


ARCHIBALD HUMES 
possibly ARCHIBALD HUMES
Sources
  1. 1800 U.S. Census
  2. 1800 PA Septennial Census
  3. 1810 U.S. Census, Rockdale Twp.
  4. 1820 U.S. Census, Rockdale Twp.
  5. 1874 CCo. Directory, p. 34 (history of Cambridge Twp.):  “Archibald Humes and Michael Sherred, from Susquehanna county, came about the same time [1797]. The former built the first grist mill in this part of the county.”
  6. 1876 CCo. Atlas, p. 24, under history of Cambridge Twp.:  “The first settlers in this locality were Robert Humes, Michael Sherred, Archibald Humes, John Shearer, and Henry Baugher....”  Id., p. 24¼ (history of Woodcock Twp.):  “The first saw-mill erected in the township was built at the mouth of Gravel Run by Archibald Humes.  Soon after, he added the grist-mill now owned by Mr. Apple.”
  7. DAR Patriot Index, Cen. Ed., 1532:  HUME: HUMES Archibald: b 1739 IR d 2-1-1832 PA m Mary --- Sgt PA
  8. Pioneers, p. 10 (biog., “ARCHIBALD HUMES — born in Ireland about 1739, he lived for a time in Lycoming County before settling in what became Woodcock township in Crawford County.  He was a veteran of the Revolutionary War.  He erected the first sawmill in the northern part of the county, not very far from Dickson’s gristmill.  Later, Humes added a gristmill.  His wife’s name was Mary.  They had seven children:  Betsey, Mary, Jane, Thomas, James, John M. and Archibald, Jr.  The older Archibald died in 1832.”)
  9. V.A.:  Archibald Humes, b. 1739, d. 1 Feb. 1832, bur. Sec. 1 Lot 58, Gravel Run Cem., Woodcock Twp.


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  • 1800 U.S. Census
  • 1800 PA Septennial Census
  • 1810 U.S. Census
  • 1820 U.S. Census