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William Malin (descendant: Bill Chitwood)
William Malin served in the Revolutionary War. Records from VA state: "Council Chamber February 2, 1785 - I do certify, that William Malin is entitled to the proportion of land allowed a Private of the State line, fro three years service." Signed P. Henry and Thos Meriwether. Warrant for 100 acres issued to the above February 3, 1785 (Ref. No 3730)
According to family history William was disowned by the Quakers for fighting in the Revolutionary War. It was also stated that he was of Welsh decent.
At one time William Malin lived in Charlestown, Frederick Co., VA where he signed the indenture papers in November of 1808 for his son Joseph, bounding him to Samuel Russell to learn the trade of saddle maker.
From Charlestown William moved to Urbana, Champaign Co., Ohio, living there until his death on 7 August, 1818. His first wife was Esther Berry and nothing is known of her other then she was the mother of his children: Jacob, Joseph, Mahlon and Mary.
William married Vashi Sharp on 18 July 1816 in Champaign Co. Ohio.
Sent from Barbara Malin: Estate record: Wednesday May 17, 1815 Champaign Co. OH, Adm on the estate of Joshua Malin dec was granted to William Malin who together with Joseph Hedges and Joseph Malin his surety gave bond in the sum of four hundred dollars for his faithful administration and John Gutridge, Zephinah Lesse and Joseph Law an appoints(?) appraisers to said estate. Would probably be related somehow-cousin?

EZEKIAL MOSES -- Ancestor of Ellen Logan Martin
BIRTH: 3 Feb 1762 PLACE: Simsbury,CT
DEATH: 15 Nov 1834 PLACE: Jackson Twp. Champaign Co,OH PARENTS: Benoni MOSES and Susannah HUMPHREY
SPOUSE: Eunice BOGUE MARRIAGE: 17 Mar 1790 Rutland Co,VT
Also spelled " Ezecele" and "Ezekiel." Lived for a while in Licking Co,
OH, before settling in Champaign Co. Served in Conneticut Forces in Rev.War and received pension late in life (1828) while living in Champaign Co.
Official Roster - SOLDIERS of the AMERICAN REVOLUTION Who Lived
inthe State of Ohio Vol II 1938 (DAR) p 257 MOSES, Ezekial, Champaign Co. Pvt Conn Milit. Enl 9-1-1776 res of Simsbury Conn. Was b 2-3-1762 Simsbury Conn; mar Eunice 3-17-1790; chdr: Loice b 1791; Inna 1792; Theda Bob 1794; Phebe; Loice 2nd 1797; William 1799; Ivan 1801;Eliza 1803; Eunice 1806; Truman 1810.Soldier 11-15-1834. Resident of Jackson Twp Champaign Co. 1833 a pensr. Ref. Conn W4551. Reported by State D A R.
1830 Census pg 024 Jackson Twp Champaign Co, OH -- Ezecle Moses

William Rhodes Ancestor of Carl Rhodes

William Rhodes was born about 1745, probably in Virginia. On September 1st, 1775 at Alexandria, Virginia he enlisted as a private soldier in the 2nd Virginia Regiment. His tour of duty took him from as far north as New York, and as far south as Georgia. In 1778 William was chosen to be in the Light Infantry Company of his regiment. The men in these companies where hand picked from each regiment, and were the best soldiers in their unit. He was promoted to corporal in 1779. William fought in most of the major battles of the Revolution, along was a number of untold skirmishes. Corporal Rhodes was wounded many times in battle, five times severely. William Rhodes was discharged in Richmond, Virginia, about July 3, 1783 after nearly seven years of loyal service to his country. He in time received five hundred sixteen & 2/3-acres land for his service.

William Rhodes married Susannah ________ not long after the war; they lived in Pennsylvania for a time, then moved to Mason Co., Kentucky about 1790. William, Susannah and their family may have moved to Ohio in about 1800; on December 31, 1804 while William was living in Greene Co. Ohio, he made his first payment on 160-acres land just south of present day Urbana.

William and Susannah Rhodes had the following children:
Nancy Rhodes b. ca. 1786 VA; married William Largent (m. 17 Oct 1806)
John S. Rhodes b ca. 1786 VA; d. bet 1820-1824 Bellefontaine, Logan Co., OH; married Mary Johnston (m. 22 Mar 1817)
Sanford Rhodes b. ca. 1789 PA; m. Elizabeth "Betsey" Hutson (m. 24 Apr 1811); Nancy Smith (m. 29 Aug 1820)
William Rhodes b. Mason Co., KY
Conway Rhodes b. ca. 1791 Mason Co., KY
Elizabeth Rhodes b. Mason Co., KY
Mary Rhodes b. ca. 1799 Mason Co., KY, m. John Wallace (m. 23 Dec 1819)
James Rhodes b. OH; d. 1829;m. Joann _____
Isaac Rhodes b. 1803 Greene Co., OH
Susannah Rhodes b. 8 Dec 1808 Urbana, Champaign Co., OH; 8 Mar 1880 Tremont, Clark Co., OH; m. John King (m. 8 Jul 1824)
Joseph H. Rhodes b. 11 May 1810 Urbana, Champaign Co., OH; m. Sarah Kite (m. 25 Sep 1831); d. 18 Oct 1861 Argos, Marshall Co., IN;

William died on Aug 22, 1825. Captain Ambrozene's volunteer company buried him with full military honors. General Vance honored him with a lengthy, heartfelt epitaph dedicated to William's military career.


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