Poll Book of an election held at the house of Jason P. Phillips in Old Town

Sept. 3rd, 1830

for the purpose of electing a Captain to command the Old Town Light Infantry

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These militia rosters are from the papers of Col. Abraham Hegler, which now are in the Ohio State Museum. He was born 1790 in Hardy County VA.

Poll Book of an election held at the house of Jason P. Phillips in Old Town Sept. 3rd, 1830 for the purpose of electing a Captain to command the Old Town Light Infantry in the place of Capt. Peterson, promoted. George Hire and Christian Coiner were judges, and Jesse Shepherd clerk, who being severally sworn according to law, the following votes were given. (Same dialogue for Lieutenant and Ensign, see selection list below).

 

Names Voting For:
Bennet, Thos. C L E
Bennet, Thos. W.   L E
Briggs, Chas. Jr. C    
Camron, John C L E
Clark, Hiram C L E
Clark, Saml.   L E
Closon, John C   E
Closson, William C   E
Coiner, Christian C L  
Corkwell, Levan     E
Day, Saml. C L  
Dickson, John L E  
Fisher, George C L E
Goldsberry, Amos C L E
Goldsberry, Jacob C L E
Goldsberry, Thos.     E
Hartt, Abel L. C L  
Hire, George C L  
Hire, Michael   L E
Ireland, Stephen C L E
Jones, Jesse     E
Long, George Jr. C    
McNally, Thos.   L  
Pane, Phillip (Paine) C L  
Rowe, Thos. C   E
Satchel, Danl. C   E
Satchel, James C    
Satchel, Thos. C L  
Shepherd, Jesse C L  
Shobe, Elijah C    
Tulley, Frances   L  
Tulleys, Erasimus C   E
Tully, Francis C    
Wiley, Thos.   L  
Wiley, Thomas, C    
Wilkins, Saml. C L E

 

Capt. Tilghman Rittenhouse 26

Lieutenant Erasimus Tulleys 23

Ensign John W. Timmons, Jr. 17

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Poll Book of an election held at the house of William A. Tulley in Old Town on the 4th of July 1831 for the purpose of electing one Ensign in the Old Town Light Infantry, George Hire, Wm. Clausen were Judges, and Danl. Satchel Clerk of said election who being severally sworn previous to entering on the duties of their office the following votes were given.

Hiram Clark, John Closson, Jacob Bush, Thomas Bennet, Leven Corkwell, M. Hire, Will Robbins,Peter Putnam, John Pliley, Thos. Rowe, George Long, John Blue, Saml. M. Clark, Robert Roten, David Pliley,Elijah Shobe, James Arahood, Frances Tuleys, David Coiner, Cris Boyd, Eras. W. Tuleys, Danl. Satchel,George Hire, Will Closson, Jac. Goldsberry, Jesse Jones, Chris Coiner.

William Jones, 10

Thos. McNalley 17

T. Rittenhouse Captain

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Inspection Report for 1830 of Light Battallion in 3rd B., 2nd D.O.M. at Officer Muster 13 and 14 August.

 

Officer's Names Remarks
 
Capt. A. Thompson Reported family sick
Capt. Robt. Clark Family reported sick
Lieut. T. Rittenhouse Absent one day, sickness in relatives
Ensign J.P. Phillips Absent one day
Ensign Wm. Adams Absent both day, reported from home Ensign
E.H. Tulleys Absent both day, reported sick PayM. S.W. Bush
  Absent both day, reported from home Adjt. J.R. Harper
  Absent both day

 

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Battalion Parade

The Inspector has the pleasure of reporting that there is no delinquents in uniform or arms and that the Parade on the 14th Sept. 1830 is highly honorable to the battalion. Respectfully Submitted, W. Steele, Insp.

(The names in the following roster are dated June 4th, 1830, by Abm. Hegler)

Capt. Ananias Thompson
Capt. Isreal Miller
Capt. James McLean
Lieut. John Ferrell
Lieut. Tilghman Rittenhouse
Ensign Jason P. Phillips
Ensign Adams
Ensign F. Parrott
Ensign E.H. Tulleys

 

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September 3rd, 1830

Poll Book to hold an election in the Company of the Ross County Jackson Independent Blues to elect a Lieutenant in the place of Isaac Evans resigned. Isaac Core and John Dean Judges and Daniel Kingery Clerk. List of names appears below.

 

Augustus F. Parrott 20 votes tallied.

We do certify that Augustus F. Parrott is duly elected.

James Bailey, Thomas Bailey, Robert Boggs, Samuel Braden, Joseph Clauser, Isaac Core, John Davis, John S. Dean, Henry Johnston, Daniel Kingery, Samuel McGinnis, John McLean, George Parrott, Henry Parrott, Isaac Pierce, James Proud, Alex Reed, John Rittenhouse, Samuel Smith, Samuel Teeter.

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Poll Book to hold an election in the Company of the Ross County Jackson Independent Blues to elect an ensign in the place of Augustus H. Parrott, promoted.

 

John Latta 17 votes tallied
Thomas Bailey 3 votes tallied

We do certify that John Latta is duly elected Ensign

James Bailey, Robert Boggs, Samuel Braden, Joseph Clauser, John Davis,William Hale, William Jamhill, Henry Johnston, John Latta, Samuel McGinnis, John McLean,A.F.Parrott, George Parrott, Henry Parrott, Isaac Pierce, Alex Reed, Alex Scroggs, John Rittenhouse, Samuel Smith, Samuel Teeter.

 

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At an election held in the Company of the Old Town Light Infantry or Oldtown Blues on the first Friday in Sept [07 Sep] 1832, we certify that Christopher Coyner was duly elected Ensign of said company. Signed: William Clawson, George Hire, Judges.

 

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Poll Book of an election held on Saturday, the first day of December 1832 at John McArthurs's in Buckskin Township for the purpose of electing a Captain for the 1st Rifle Company, 1st Battalion, 16th D.O.M. Alexander Carr, Foster Carmean, and John Hite appointed Judges and John J. Davis, Clerk (sworn)

John Anderson, Francis Harper, Daniel Stuckey, George Painter, Samuel Depoy, Solamon Furrow, David Stuckey, Daniel Depoy, Thomas Blain, John J.Davis.

Rutherford Collins elected unanimously

We certify that the above was duly elected Captain of said company.
Signed John J. Davis, Alexander Kerr, Foster Carmean, John Hite

 

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Died at the residence of his father, Colonel Abraham Hegler, in Concord Township on the 6th Instant, Adjutant Adonijah Hegler in the 23rd year of his age. After the death of this amiable and promising young officer, a meeting of the officers of the First Light Battalion, 1st B., 16th D.O.M., to which he belonged, was held at the house of T. Rittenhouse in the Town of Frankfort for the purpose of adopting some measures expressive of their feeling on the occasion. Lieutenant Colonel M. Peterson was called to the Chair and Erasmus Tulley appointed secretary. The following resolutions were unanimously adopted.

Resolved that the officers of this Battalion have received with sensibility and deep regret, the intelligence of the death of their esteemed and much respected Brother Officer.

Resolved that the officers of this Battalion as a mark of respect for the memory of the deceased, will wear crepe on the left arm on the days of summer and fall parade.

Resolved that the officers of this Battalion do embrace this opportunity of expressing their feelings of sympathy with the bereaved parents for the unexpected and premature death of their promising son.

Resolved that a copy of these proceedings be forwarded to the Editors of the Chillicothe Advertiser and the Scioto Gazette and Whig, for insertion, and one to the Parents of the Deceased.

Frankfort, July 12th 1834

(signed)
M. Peterson, Chairman
E. Tulley, Secretary