DAVID SHRIVER


Photo ©2006, J. F. Engler, Sr.

Photo ©2006, J. F. Engler, Sr.


Photo ©2006, J. F. Engler, Sr.
Grave Proper
Close-up of Tombstone

REVOLUTIONARY WAR SERVICE
Civil. According to Henry Pedenís work on Patriots of Frederick County there are two references: (p. 317), he solicited for Committee of Correspondence for subscriptions to purchase arms and ammunition in Pipe Creek Hundred, 1775; (p. 330) he Assisted in "handing about the Associations paper" in Pipe Creek Hundred, 29 NOV 1775, Oath of Allegiance in 1778, Election Judge for Middle District 2 JUL 1776, in Maryland House of Delegates 1776-1782.

Military. Listed in several SAR applications as Lieutenant Colonel commissioned 10 JAN 1777.

BIOGRAPHY
David Dhriver was born 30 MAR 1735 in Conawago, Pennsylvania. He married Rebecca Ferre.

David Shriver's history has been well documented elsewhere. A summary will be included in this page at a later date.

David and Rebecca had the following children:

Andrew Shriver m. Elizabeth Shultz of Baltimore MD
Jacob Shriver m. Anna Eva Hupert
Issac Shriver m. Polly Leatherman
Mary Shriver m. John Schley

GRAVE LOCATION
39° 33.783' N, 77° 02.461' W

GRAVE SITE
Shriver Family Cemetery Cemetery, Westminster, MD

ORIGINAL TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTION
Here lieth
the body of DAVID SHRIVER, SENR.
who departed this life
the 29th day of January
1826
aged Ninety one Years
and nine months.


ADDITIONAL TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTION
(DAR Plaque)

REVOLUTIONARY
SOLDIER
DAVID SHRIVER SR.
1735 [DAR symbol] 1826
PLACED BY
COL. RICHARD MCCALISTER
CHAPTER DAR

DESCENDANTS IN MARYLAND STATE SOCIETY, SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Denton Gehr
Eltinge Reifsnider
John L. Reifsnider, Jr.
Steiner Schley
Benjamin Franklin Shriver
Bernard Franklin Shriver
Edwin Wilmer Shriver
Joseph Alexis Shriver
Louis Edwin Shriver
Mark Owings Shriver
Percy Howard Shriver
Robert Sargent Shriver
Robert Thomas Shriver
Thomas Herbert Shriver
Samuel Henry Shriver
William Herbert Shriver

REFERENCES
Historical Society of Carroll County. Carroll County Cemeteries: Volume 6.
Historical Society of Carroll County. Carroll County Cemetery Transcriptions.
Horvath, Ann. Revolutionary Patriots of Carroll County. Unpublished work performed for Carroll County Historical Society.
Maryland State Society, Sons Of the American Revolution. Membership Applications. "No. 166: Samuel Henry Shriver". 1894
Maryland State Society, Sons Of the American Revolution. Membership Applications. "No. 258: Robert Sargent Shriver". 1902
Maryland State Society, Sons Of the American Revolution. Membership Applications. "No. 282: Joseph Alexis Shriver". 1902
Maryland State Society, Sons Of the American Revolution. Membership Applications. "No. 388: Denton Gehr". 1908
Maryland State Society, Sons Of the American Revolution. Membership Applications. "No. 390: John L. Reifsnider, Jr.". 1908
Maryland State Society, Sons Of the American Revolution. Membership Applications. "No. 398: Edwin Wilmer Shriver". 1908
Maryland State Society, Sons Of the American Revolution. Membership Applications. "No. 409: Steiner Schley". 1908
McSherry. History of Maryland. p 399
Peden, Henry. Revolutionary Patriots of Frederick County.
Scharf. History of Maryland volume 2 p 174-176
Shriver, Rev. S. S,. The Shriver Family. 1888, pp 20, 45

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