Erie County (PA) Genealogy

Springfield Township Revolutionary War Veterans

Contributed by Evelyn Baker


REVOLUNTIONARY WAR VETERANS

SPRINGFIELD CEMETERY INTERMENTS

 

BATCHELDER, ISAIAH ... Came from New Hampshire

b. 1750 ... d. in the spring of 1823

Mother: ELIZABETH HILL

Father: PAGE BATCHELDER

Military: 1 - Committee of Saftey

2 - Pvt. in Capt. JAMES OSGOOD's Co.

of Rangers, Northern Continental Army.

July 1775 - December 1775

3 - Pvt. in Capt. JOHN HOUSE's Co.,

Colonel BALDWIN's Regiment

[Accepted D. A. R. records]

Spouse: MARY MOLLY COPPS

m. June 4, 1778

Mother: SARAH POORE

Father: JOSHUA COPPS

b. July 15, 1759

Children: SAMUEL b. circa 17880

m. JANE WILSON

SUSANA m. 1 - JOHN LAMB

m. 2 - CALEB TURNER

SALLY .. b. circa 1784

m. JAMES LEACH

b. 1779 ... d. July 25, 1814

killed in Battle of Lundy's Lane

BETSY ............ never married

ABIGAIL ........ m. ASA LAMUNYON

HANNAH ........ m. JAMES WILLSON

JONATHAN .. m. BETSY

MARY ... b. 1797 ... d. 1877

.............. m. RUFUS KENDALL

ISAIAH died young

JOSHUA died young

ELMIRA ........... m. ELAM MEEKUM

Last know residence: Springfield Township, Pa.

 

BLACK, THOMAS ............. Came from North Cumberland, Connecticut in 1795

b. 1736 ... d. 1822

Spouse: ELIZABETH

Brother: WILLIAM

Children: JOHN R.

b. August 29, 1795

1st white child born Erie Co., Pa.

[ LeBouf Township ]

CHEESMAN, BENJAMIN ... b. Sept. 20, 1756 Baintree, Massachusetts

d. March 20, 1852 Springfield Township, Pa.

Military: 1 -1774 enlisted as a Minuteman, Pvt.

2 - Pvt. in Colonel Greaton's Mass. Regiment

3 - served 1774 - 1777

Applied for pension Aug. 6, 1832 at age 75

residence listed as Springfield Township, Pa.

Spouse: SARAH HOWE m. December 1778

In the lot at the Springfield Cemetery, next to

Benjamin is the grave of DUREN CHEESMAN

who died Sept. 10, 1859, & of ELLA F., his wife, who

died February 1, 1865.

Children: Records from Hampshire Co., Massachusetts

No mother's name given

BENJAMIN

ISAAC

NABBY

PEGGY

RUTH

THANKFUL

.............. All baptized on November 1, 1795

THANKA ..... baptized September 28, 1801

CLARISSA ....... baptized August 31, 1803

Last known residence: Springfield Township, Pa.

 

ELLIS, DAVID ...................... b. 1763 at Ashfield, Massachusetts

d. October 9, 1843

Mother: MEHITABLE SCOTT

Father: REUBEN ELLIS

Father: RICHARD ELLIS

b. 1704 in Ireland .. d. 1797 in Ashfield

m. EXPERIENCE PHILLIPS

Military: Enlisted in the Continental Army, June 5, 1780

Discharged December 18, 1780

[ Accepted D. A. R. records ]

Spouse: SARAH WASHBURN

m. July 8, 1784 at Ashfield, Massachusetts

b. August 1764 ... d. May 15, 1848

Children: MELINDA .. b. 1785 ... d. 1862

m. JOHN WING

WILLIAM ... b. 1787 ... d. 1873

m. RHODA FLOWER

DAVID .. b. circa 1793 ... d. Feb. 1, 1866

m. RHUANNAH FLOWER

SARAH .. b. circa 1791 ... d. Dec. 3, 1851

m. July 5, 1810, Ashfield, Mass.

CAPT. JAMES FLOWER

REBECCA .. b. circa 1799

m. JONATHAN TAYLOR

Last known residence: Springfield Township, Pa.

 

GERRED, JOHN ................. b. 1758 ... d. May 17, 1850

Military: Pvt. in Washington County, Pa.

Militia Continental Line

[ Pa. Archives - Vol. 4 - page 400 ]

Spouse: SARAH

............ b. 1755 .. d. December 11, 1847

Children: LEVI ..... b. 1797 ... d. Sept. 27, 1863

m. LUCY .. b. Jan. 14, 1786

d. Jan. 5, 1862

 

HOLLIDAY, SAMUEL ......... Came from Franklin County, Pa.in 1796

b. circa November 26, 1755 ... d. November 10, 1846

Mother: ELIZABETH McDOWEL

Father: JAMES HOLLIDAY

b. Ireland ... d. June 9, 1757 killed by Indians

Military: Pvt. 6th Class, 7th Company, 4th

Battalion, Cumberland Co. Militia

listed Aug. 19, 1780

[ D. A. R. records - Pa. Archives 5th Series

Vol. 6, page 272 ]

Spouse: JEANNETTE CAMPBELL

m. Franklin County, Pa. circa 1797

b. 1770 ... d. June 27, 1851

Occ: farmer - North Springfield, Pa.

Children: ELIZABETH

b. May 14, 1798 ... d. Oct. 17, 1834

1st white female born in Springfield Twsp.

m. EDWARD WARD

JANE

LUCINDA

JOHN ... 1803 - 1872

SAMUEL, Jr. b. September 27, 1805

m. ELIZABETH PORTER

WILLIAM b. November 7, 1808

m. FANNIE E.

Last known residence: Springfield Township, Pa.

 

LYBARGER, NICHOLAS, JR. .. Came from Bedford County, Pa. in 1798

b. 1754 in Frederick County, Maryland

d. February 16, 1836

Mother: MARY ANN

Father: NICHOLAS LYBARGER, SR.

Military: 1775 - 1779 enlisted in Londonderry

Twsp., Beford County, Pa.

Applied for pension on Aug. 6, 1832

[ Accepted D. A. R. records ]

Spouse: CHRISTINA REID

m. May 1783 in Cumberland Valley,

Bedford County, Pa.

Children: ELIZABETH

b. 1784 .. d. March 16, 1867

m. JOHN DeVORE .. d. Oct. 16, 1838

JOHN

MARY or ANN MARY

b. Oct. 28, 1867

m. WILLIAM GUTHRIE

HENRY m. NANCY

CORNELIUS

RACHEL m. SAPPER

Last known residence: Springfield Township, Pa.

 

McKEE, ROBERT ................ Came from Cumberland County, Pa. in 1801

b. circa 1756 ... d. May 4, 1842

Military: Pvt. 4th Class, 4th Battalion of

Cumberland County Militia, 5th Co.

[ Pa. Archives, 5 Series, Vol. 6, page 269 ]

Spouse: ELIZABETH LOWRY

b. circa 1761 ... d. February 1, 1835

Occ: farmer

Last known residence: Springfield Township, Pa.

 

REA, SAMUEL, SR. .............. Came from Franklin County, Pa. in 1804

b. Dec. 27, 1762 ... d. March 5, 1813

Military: Pvt. in Capt. JOHN REA's Co.,

1st Battalion, Cumberland County

Militia, Pa.

[ Pa. Archives, 5th Series, Vol. 6 ]

Spouse: MARGARET EATON

b. 1776 ... d. Nov. 10, 1832

Children: SAMUEL, Jr.

b. Oct. 27, 1792 in Washington, Pa.

d. Sept. 8, 1883

m. ELIZABETH FERGUSON

... d. 1855

Mother: ISABELLA SHARON

Father: GEORGE FERGUSON

A SON - name unknown

m. MARGARET FERGUSON

sister of ELIZABETH

JOHNSTON b. August 2, 1805

m. SUSANNA PORTER

... Father: ROBERT PORTER

Last known residence: Springfield Township, Pa.

 

SILVERTHORN, WILLIAM . Came from Fayette County in 1797

b. 1748 believed to be near Red Stone, New Jersey

d. March 15, 1813 in Springfield Township, Pa.

Military: Teamster in the Continenntal Army,

Quarter Master General Dept. &

Commissary General Dept.,

Trenton, New Jersey

Spouse: JANE BARTLOW

d. March 7, 1829

Children: ABRAHAM .. b. 1780 ... d. Jan. 4, 1854

.......... m. JANE HUNTER

.......... b. 1790 ... d. November 4, 1875

.. they came in 1798 & had 12 children

ISAAC b. ... Aug. 1, 1788 at Red Stone,

New Jersey

d. September 29, 1846

Military: War of 1812

Capt. 117th Pa. Regiment

m. MARGARET MILLER

..... on July 22, 1813

b. circa 1790 .. d. Oct. 9, 1874

JAMES .....................................................

ELIZABETH

by Preponderance of Evidence.

Spouse:

THOMAS R. MILLER

a Soldier in the War of 1812

JOHN .. by Preponderanc of Evidence

Spouse: HANNAH

Early settlers of Fairview, Pa.

Occ: miller

Last known residence: Springfield Township, Pa.

 

SMITH, OLIVER ................... aka: DALTON SMITH [ land record data ]

Came from Massachusetts in 1800

b. April 24, 1761 at Mansfield, Connecticut

d. May 19, 1838

Mother: RACHEL HODGES

Father: OLIVER SMITH

Military: Pvt. in General WATERBURY's

State Brigade, Connecticut

Spouse: BETSEY LATHROP

b. 1775 ... d. Dec. 21, 1861

believed to be a 2nd wife.

Children: Believed to be from 1st marriage:

HARRIET

MARIA

Children: 2nd marriage:

CHESTER never married

LYMAN ... b. 1798 ... Sept. 3, 1875

m. MARIA

CHARLES F.

... b. March 20, 1803 ... d. Feb. 17, 1886

... m. EMILY LEACH

Mother: SALLY BATCHELDER

Father: JAMES LEACH

OLIVER ... b. 1805 ... d. Sept. 29, 1861

m. JANE

Occ: farmer

Last known residence: Springfield Township, Pa.

 

THOMAS, JACOB ................. Came from Vermont in 1813

b. 1761 ... d. Feb. 19, 1848

Mother: LYDIA

Father: REUBEN THOMAS

Military: Col. MOSELEY's Regiment

of Militia Guarding Horseneck;

under command of Lt. Col. CANFIELD

Connecticut

Spouse: DORCAS HURD

b. 1765 ... d. May 10, 1855

Mother: DORCAS JUDSON

Father: AMOS HURD

Children: ZACHARIAH

b. March 26, 1790 ... d. Dec. 2, 1861

m. CYNTHIA RAYMOND

b. 1802 ... d. Feb. 8, 1875

JACOB ... d. 1849

Spouse: RHONDA

Last known residence: Springfield Township, Pa.

 

WELLS, EZEKIAL ................ b. May 12, 1750 at Goffstown, New Hamsphire

... d. 1833

Military: Pvt. in Col. JOHN STARK's

New Hampshire State Troops - enlisted.

Mother: PRUDENCE SIMMONS

Father: AARON WELLS

Came to Erie County in about 1818

Spouse: ALICE COLLINS m. Dec. 11, 1775

b. circa 1760 ... d. April 14, 1852

Children:

POLLY ..... b. Dec. 29, 1777 ... d. Oct. 13, 1799

POLLY ..... b. June 29, 1780

EUNICE .... b. June 23, 1783

SALLY ....... b. Oct. 31, 1786

MEHITABLE .. b. Nov. 25, 1788

ALICE ........ b. Oct. 1, 1791

AARON ..... b. April 11, 1796 .. d. Sept. 15, 1877

Last known residence: Springfield Township, Pa.

 

WHEELER, RANDALL ........ b. 1758 at Greenwich, Massachusetts

Military: enlisted 1775 - 1779

in Greenwich Hampshire County, Mass.,

in Militia.

Spouse: EXPERIENCE ALDEN

Came to Erie County in 1826

Last known residence: Springfield Township, Pa.

 


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