Erie County Chapter, OGS

May 2000 Newsletter Tidbits

Membership dues are $10 per year, due 01 JAN. Members receive our Newsletter, "Erie County Connection," six times per year. Not only does the Newsletter contain List of Chapter Officers, Meeting information, & Queries, but some tidbits of information which you may not know exists.

From the May 2000 "Erie County Connections:

SOLDIERS OF THE REVOLUTION BURIED IN HURON, ERIE & OTTAWA COUNTIES, from the Sandusky Daily Register - 30 JAN 1901, page 4, col 4:
Adam MYERSConrad NESSLENoah W NORTON
Solomon PARSONSPaul PIGSLEYElijah POLLACK
Joseph RANSOMBenjamin REEDIsaac SAMPSON
Phineahas STEPHENDJoseph STRONGPhilip STUTTON
Phineas SWARTZAaron VonDEUSEHOTENJosiah WARD
Allen WATROUSRobert WELLSKenelin WINSLOW
Benajab WOLCOTTMorgan YOUNGGeorge BACKUS
Amaziah BARBERJonah BARTONJonas BEMIS
John BROOKSNathaniel BURDUEDaniel CARPENTER
David CARSWELLMichael CHAPMANIsaac CURTIS
John/Johnathan CRURCHBenjamin DRAKEChas. EASTMAN
Timothy FOOTJohn KNAPPJohn McMILLEN
Michael MASONHieronimus MINGUS 
(NOTE: This list is of Revolutionary Soldiers enrolled as pensioners who have lived in what was originally Huron County, now Huron & Erie Co and is taken from published official records of the War Dept. in Washington DC)

IN MEMORIAM: Patricia WATKINS LAY, 82, died Friday, 25 FEB 2000, following a lengthy illness. Patty was a Charter Member and Past President of our Chapter. Patty was a very active and an extremely gracious woman who is missed by all who knew her.

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