Philip Senft came to Fairfield/Perry Co. Ohio around 1801-05. He was a Veteran of the American Revolution having served from York Pa as a Private under Capt. Thomas Whites Company, this was the 2nd Co. of the 7th Battalion of the York Co. Militia. Captain White served under Major John Weems, Lt. Col. James Agnew and David Kennedy Colonel and Commander. Philips wife Matlends maiden name is unknown.