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Residents Of Beaver County Pennsylvania Who Were Exempted From The Civil War Draft In 1863.
Published in the Beaver Argus Aug. 5 to Nov, 11, 1863 (original lists combines Beaver, Washington, Lawrence and Greene Counties) 
Examined by Surgeon and Pronounced Unfit for Service

GODDARD, DORSA K., Patterson Twp., 
retraction of the toes of left foot. 

LINK, JOSEPH, Independence Twp., 
Varicouolas and contraction of toe 

BAKER, JAMES, Fallston, 
lameness and general debility.

WEIGLE, PHILLIP, Moon Twp., 
lameness resulting from a wound on left leg. 

GALAVIN, MORRIS, Darlington Twp., Beaver Co., 
ulceration of bone right sippie. 

ANDERSON, JOHN, Rochester Boro, 
spinal affection resulting from a shell while in the army. 

LIGHTNER, WILLIAM T., Darlington Twp., 
mental imbecility. 

FLANNERY, JOHN, Industry Twp., 
hernia. 

IRWIN, NELSON, Hopewell Twp., 
deafness and mental imbecility. 

INGRAM, MATTHEW J., New Brighton, 
general debility. 

MOORE, GEO. H., South Beaver Twp., 
loss of teeth. 

ANDREWS, THOMAS, Fallston Boro, 
deficient amplitude of chest and general debility. 

ANDERSON, JOHN, Hanover Twp., 
lameness of left foot. 

SMITH, M.W., Raccoon Twp. 

DICKEY, DAVID, Beaver 

ALEXANDER, W.L., Independence Twp. 

WILSON, J.T., Independence Twp. 

SWANEY, ROBT., Greene Twp. 

MICREADY, JNO B., Greene Twp. 

TOWNSENIK, B.F., New Brighton 

WINTER, C.F., New Brighton. 

STEVENS, WM. G., Fallston. 

GRIFFIN, CHAS. A., Beaver 

CAUGHEY, WM., Beaver 

DAUGHERTY, E. B., Pulaski Twp. 


By Paying Three Hundred Dollars

ALCORN, JOSEPH, Moon Twp.

MAINS, MARTIN, North Sewickley Twp.

GIBSON, R.A., Hanover Twp.

WALLACE, JOSEPH M., Darlington. 

IRWIN, JONANTHAN, Rochester Twp.

IRWIN, JOSEPH, Rochester Twp. 

KINZER, JAMES H., Rochester

BLUME, ADAM, New Sewickley Twp. 

GERRARD, JOSEPH, Franklin Twp.

NEISWANGER, ELIJAH, Greene Twp.

ALEXANDER, WM., Rochester Twp.

FRAZIER, WM. Rochester Twp. 

GRAHAM, WM., Borough Twp.

ELLIOTT, MARTIN W., Ohio Twp. 

SHEERER, MARTIN, Ohio Twp.

GARVIN, HUGH, South Beaver Twp. 

HOGUE, JOHN, Patterson Twp.

BRADSHAW, SYLVESTER, Chippewa Twp. 

WELSH, AARON, Chippewa Twp.

AYERS, ABALARD, Borough Twp. 

WEAVER, WILLIAM, Greene Twp.

MOUNTS, RICHARD M., Franklin Twp. 

ELLIOTT, JACKSON B., Rochester Boro

BARNS, JESIAH, Boro Twp. 

KINZER, JAMES H., Rochester

BLUM, ADAM, New Sewickley Twp. 

GRAHAM, WILLIAMSON, Beaver Boro

KING, EDWARD R., New Brighton 

MIKENZIE, THOMAS J., Borough Twp.

CABLE, CHARLES, Borough Twp. 

ROMACK, ANDREW, New Sewickley Tp

SHORT, DANIEL B., Moon Twp. 

BIGGS, JOHN, Freedom Boro

MIFALL, HENRY K., Ohio Twp. 

ECKLES, FREDERICK, Franklin Twp.

PIERSOL, HARRISON, New Sewickley 

MICLORY, ANDREW, South Beaver Twp.

NICOLS, HAMPTON, Economy Twp. 

LUX, HENRY, Marion Twp.

HARVEY, ARTHUR S., Bridgewater 

BLINN, DANIEL, Marion Twp.

MICONNELL, ALONZO H., Freedom Boro 

SCOTT, WM. G., Big Beaver Twp.

BAKER, WM. Fallston Boro. 

KINA, ROLAND, New Brighton 

MICONNELL, ALONZO H., Freedom Boro 

SCOTT, WM. B., Big Beaver Twp.

BAKER, WILLIAM, Fallston. 

KINAB, ROLAND, New Brighton.

PARROTT, F.R., Fallston. 

CUNNINGHAM, A., N. Sewickley. 

STEEL, WM. New Sewickley Twp. 

DANAVANT, SAM'L., New Brighton

IFT, JACOB, Rochester 

PRICE, CHAS. JR., Nor. Sewickley

BARTON, W.H., Nor Sewickley 

---- A. REED, Independence Twp.

GRAHAM, WM., Ohio Twp. 

PATTERSON, D.O.C., Patterson Twp.

PORTER, JNO. New Sewickley Twp. 

WHITE, BENJ. B., Chippewa Twp. 

PURDY, WM. Hanover Twp. 

HUNTER, WM. C., Brighton Twp.

BEAL, THOS. Raccoon Twp. 

MANTZ, JOHN, New Sewickly Twp.

CONCH, JAS. P. Fallston 

ANDERSON, ROBT. South Beaver Twp.

TEETS, WM., New Sewickley Twp.


Exempted On Account of Being Under 20 Years of Age

DAMON, OSCAR, Sharon, B.C., Witnesses: Joseph Damony Eliza Damon. 

BREWER, ROBERT, Pulaski Twp. Witnesses: Jas. Brewer & ? 

BLINN, ADAM, Marion Twp. Witnesses: Margaret Blinn, _?-- Blinn 

GALLAGHER, WM. H., Franklin Twp. Witnesses: Harry Gallagher, -------- Gallagher. 

RUNYAN, ABNER, North Sewickley Twp. Witnesses: James & Elizabeth Runyan. 

MAIN, MADDISON, N. Sewickley Twp. Witnesses: Michael Main & -cob Main. 

HOUSTON, JAMES, Brighton Twp. Witness: Jas. Huston Sr. 

HUSSO, JOSEPH, Brighton Twp. Witness: Lawrence Huss. 

SEIP, WM., Borough Twp. Witnesses: Elizabeth Seip, Barbara Hartley. 

SMITH, JOHN, Green Twp. Witnesses: Wm Smith, John Smith. 

CHAPMAN, EPHRAIM, Big Beaver Twp. Witnesses: John F. Chapman & Nancy Chapman. 

DANIELS, THOS H., New Sewickley Twp. Witnesses: Wm. Daniels and ? Daniels. 

MILLER, JOHN, Marion Twp. Witnesses: Valentine Miller & ?

GARBER, SAM'L J., Pulaski Twp. Beaver Co. Witnesses: Sam'l Garber, M. Garber.

HENDERSON, JEREMIAH, Economy Twp. Witnesses: Jno Gray & ? Chenny.

SMITH, JOHN CARLISLE, New Sewickly Twp. Witnesses: John Carlisle.

BRANNON, HUGH, Darlington. Witnesses: Owen Brannon, Catherine Brannon.


On Account of Being Over 35 Years of Age, and Married

HACKETTELLER, G.W., New Brighton. Witnesses: Andrew Troyer, William Troyer.

MORGAN, MICHAEL, Beaver. Witnesses: -----M’Duff, Celia Morgan.

FOGLE, J. FRANCIES, New Sewickley Twp. Witnesses: W. Buhl, J. Martsoff.

HUMES, DAVID, New Sewickley Twp. Witnesses: S. Humes, S. Barnes. 

STEWART, W., Freedom, District, Witnesses: John Cheney, John Brown.

McCOWIN, JAMES, Darlington Twp. Witnesses: S. McCowin, Ernest Herwig.

MERRIMAN, JAMES, Bridgewater, Witnesses: John Merriman, Sarah Merriman.

SINKHORN, GEO., New Sewickley, Witnesses: Mary & John Sinkhorn.

LONG, J., South Beaver. Witnesses: J. Long, Charles Long.

FORBENNER, AARON, Franklin Twp. Witnesses: Mary Forbenner.

IRWIN, J.P.B., Industry, Witnesses: Jacob Noss, James M. Noss.
BOGGS, JAMES, New Sewickley Twp. Witnesses: Cyrus Boggs, Hannah Boggs. 

MOORE, EZEKEL, New Sewickley Twp. Witnesses: F.W. White, William Moore. 

FORSTER, ADAM, Economy: Witnesses: Jacob Henrice, John Thiriet. 

JACKSON, THOMAS H., Borough Twp. Witnesses: Jane Jackson, Joseph Wray. 

EWING, JOHN, Raccoon Twp. Witnesses: Henry Ewing, R.R. Granble. 

BROBECK, DAVID, Phillipsburg. Witnesses: Isaac Black, H. Bryan. 

McCORMIEK, JOHN S., Ohio Twp. Witnesses, Grace Gibb, William Gailey. 

FREED, JONATHAN, Big Beaver Twp. Witnesses: A. Freed, Susannah Freed. 

DILLON, HENRY, Darlington, Witnesses: John Sterensong Robert Dalzell. 

TOLBERT, JAMES, Economy. Witnesses: Nancy Brown, Mary Holsinger. 

GOOD, EDWARD B., Pulaski. Witnesses: Henry Good, Unity Good. 

LOWRY, MEINAS, Darlington. Witnesses: Rachel Lowry, Geo. M. Young. 

BRIGGS, L.S., North Beaver. Witnesses: L.S. Briggs. 

HOCHE, ANDREW, Franklin. Witnesses: Lewis Schartz, Charles Young. 

MITCHEIL, GEO. M., Darlington. Witnesses: Geo. M. Young, S. Mitchell. 

BRINNO, JAMES, Bridgewater. Witnesses: Samson Kerr, R.M. Agnew. 

ZILLIOUKEO, JOHN, Marion Twp. Witnesses: Jacob Heckadorn, Henry Gerwig. 

FRENCH, JOHN, Darlington, Beaver Co. 


On Account of Being Aliens

RISHOFFBERGER, CHARLES, Freedom Borough. Witnesses: Robert McLane, Thomas Jackson. 

SHEEL, CASPER, Rochester Twp. Witnesses: John Moyer, Casper Sheel. 

SLAUGHTER, W., Rochester Twp. Witnesses; D. Slaughter, Abner L. Lacock. 

PEEL, JAMES JR., Darlington Twp. Witnesses: James Peel Sr. Elizabeth Peel. 

PEEL, THOMAS, Darlington Twp. Witnesses: James Peel Sr. Elizabeth Peel. 

MARTIN, PATRICK, Darlington Twp. Witnesses: Patrick Martin, Catharine Martin. 

STEVENSON, JOHN, Darlington Twp. Witnesses: Robert Logan, Andrew J. Wallace. 

DENHARDT, HENRY, North Sewickley Twp. Witnesses: Henry Denhardt, Casper Dennhardt 

McCLOSKEY, JOHN, Darlington Twp. Witnesses: William Whaee, John Cain. 

GOLL, W., Freedom Borough. Witnesses: R.E. Baker, William Goll Sr. 

STENSON, JOHN, Chippewa Twp. Witnesses: John Stenson, Martha Stenson. 

BRAIN, JOHN, New Brighton. Witnesses: Joseph Knott, F. Lapple. 

PARKER, SAMUEL, Ohio Twp. Witnesses: James Simpson, W. Campbell. 

McMITCHELL, JAMES, New Brighton. Witnesses: William Leaf, William White. 

DUNLAP, WILLIAM, New Brighton. Witnesses: S. Barnes, W. Leaf. 

RICHT, JOHN, New Sewickley Twp. Witnesses: Jacob moosley, David Brener. 

HEIDIGGER, GEORGE, Phillipsburg Borough. Witnesses: Joseph Heidigger, R. Loainer 

KUHL, JACOB, Freedom Borough, Witnesses: John Hetzhie, Jacob Hetzhie. 

WHITE, JAMES, Rochester Borough. Witnesses: William White, Samuel Black. 

NORMILE, PATRICK, Industry Twp. Witnesses: Patrick Warrant, Michael Normile 

CONNEL, JOHN, Borough Twp. Witnesses: Patrick Warrant, Michael Mormile. 

MAGEE, JACKSON, New Brighton. Witnesses: James McMichael, William Dunlap 

SHEA, WILLIAM, Darlington Twp. Witnesses: M.M. Marquis, Robert Shea. 

STEVENSON, JOHN, Darlington Twp. Witnesses. Robert Logan. Andrew J. Wallace 

McCLOSKEY, JOHN, Darlington Twp. Witnesses: William Whare, John Cain. 

WILLIAMS, REV. E., Big Beaver, Witnesses: John Williams, James Weir. 

PIEKERING, WILLIAM, Darlington, Witnesses: John Davidson, Jane Davidson. 

MARTIN, FRANCIS, New Brighton. Witnesses: Henry Tharkettle, Wm. Tharkettle 

DEWLANT, JOHN, Pulaski, Witnesses: E. Smith, J. Leaf. 

DATZELL, ROBERT, Darlington, Witnesses: Henry Dillon, William Piekering. 

FEEKY, FREDERICK, Rochester Boro. Witnesses: David Cohen, Michael Camp, Jr 

HEADLAND, ABRAHAM, New Sewickley. 

MILLER, JOHN F., Darlington. 

HALLWELL, JAS., Fallston. Witnesses: James Hallwell. 


On Account of Having Two Brothers of Same 
Household Now in the Service.

LOGAN, ROBERT, Freedom. Witnesses: Elias Mengal, McFerson Brewer. 

MOORE, JACOB, Rochester, Witnesses: D. McCreary, J. W. Moore. 

MILLER, GODFRIED, Rochester. Witnesses: M. Camp, John Warner. 

WISE, CHRIS C., Brighton Twp. Witnesses: Jacob Kishrer, John Neville. 

KEEFER, HENRY B., Hanover Twp. Witnesses: S. W. Leeper, John McCarrol. 

M'KINSEY, JAMES, Georgetown. Witnesses: Jas M'Kall, Benoni Dawson. 

MILLERs, MICHAEL, Hopewell Twp. 


On Account of Being Father of Motherless 
Children Under 12 Years of Age.

HALL, ZACHARIAH, Hopewell Twp. Witnesses: Dan'l Marratta, George S. Davis. 

MAIN, NICHOLAS; Big Beaver Twp. Witnesses: Andrew Smiley. 

BARNES, CHRIS, Bridgewater. Witnesses, Joseph Verag Thos. Russel 

HAZLETT, WM., Franklin Twp. Witnesses: John Dickerson, William Tucker. 

BRADSHAW, GEO. C., Beaver. Witnesses: Alfred R. Moon. W.S. Barclay. 

WETHERSPOON, JAS. W., South Beaver Twp. Witnessesq Wm. & Susan Witherspoon. 

CRUBUS, JOHN, New Brighton. Witnesses: James Edgar, _?- Russel. 

McKENZIE, JOSEPH C., Brighton Twp. Witnesses: Johathan McKenzie, Hugh Anderson. 

LYNCH, SAMUEL, Fallston. Witnesses: H.G. Early, Jas B. Anderson. 


On Account of Being the Only Son of Aged Parents or Parents Dependent on his Labor for Support.

WEBSTER, JOHN H., Freedom Borough. Witnesses: J. Stoops. 

KELLEY, CHARLES, Moon Twp. Witnesses: Wm. Robison, H. Calderwood. 

BILLSINGER, JOHN, New Sewickley Twp. Witnesses, Michael Grim. 

LYONS, SAMUEL, Raccoon Twp. Witnesses Abraham Christy. 

WEAVER, MICHAEL, Rochester Twp. Witnesses: J. Breckinridge, -------- Marquis. 

SHARTEEN, A.J., Darlington Twp. w. Edward, J. Harborn. 

LOWRY, PETER, Darlington Twp. Witnesses: Geo. Hum, Dixon Minner. 

RENNY, JAMES, New Brighton. Witnesses: John Stiles, A.S. Harvey. 

WHITHGM, JAMES, Hanover Twp. Witnesses: Nathaniel Shickmate. 

HANNAH, THOMAS J., Pulaski Twp. Witnesses: J. Adams, Vera N. Couch 

GIBB, ANDERSON, Hanover Twp. Witnesses: Archibald Ralston, W.P. M'Clurg. In 


Service Since March of 1863. 
(Exact date varies with date of paper)

WEBSTER, JOHN H., Freedom Borough. Witnesses: J. Stoops. 

KELLEY, CHARLES, Moon Twp. Witnesses: Wm. Robison, H. Calderwood. 

BILLSINGER, JOHN, New Sewickley Twp. Witnesses, Michael Grim. 

LYONS, SAMUEL, Raccoon Twp. Witnesses Abraham Christy. 

WEAVER, MICHAEL, Rochester Twp. Witnesses: J. Breckinridge, -------- Marquis. 

SHARTEEN, A.J., Darlington Twp. w. Edward, J. Harborn. 

LOWRY, PETER, Darlington Twp. Witnesses: Geo. Hum, Dixon Minner. 

RENNY, JAMES, New Brighton. Witnesses: John Stiles, A.S. Harvey. 

WHITHGM, JAMES, Hanover Twp. Witnesses: Nathaniel Shickmate. 

HANNAH, THOMAS J., Pulaski Twp. Witnesses: J. Adams, Vera N. Couch 

GIBB, ANDERSON, Hanover Twp. Witnesses: Archibald Ralston, W.P. M'Clurg. 


Exempt by Election of Parent

SHORT, DANL B., Moon Twp. Witnesses: Danl Figley, J.M. Elliott. 


Exempt on Account of Being Non-Residents and 
Wrongly Enrolled.

PARK, R.W., Now Brighton. 

DEAN, ADAM D., Industry, Witnesses: Wm. Doan, Mary Black. 

ROSS, ALEX, Patterson Twp. Witnesses: Saml Ross, Thos. R. Hennon. 

MICHAEL, JOHN, Industry. Witnesses: Goo. T. Miller, J. Michael Jr. 

WATERS, WM. W., New Brighton. Witnesses, Robt. F. Davidson, Robt. S.Davis. 


Published: Gleanings, Beaver County Genealogical Society, 
Vol. XIV No. 2-3 Dec-March 1992-93 


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