"...Entered service of U. S as a drafted militia man for 3 months as a Private under Capt. William Herrod, early in May, 1777, on Ten Mile Creek in what was then Westmoreland Co., Pa. (now Washington Co., which was formed from Westmoreland in 1781), where he then resided..."
Facts: Born May 4, 1755 On Jan. 15, 1782, he married Mary Magdalen Houst in Pa.
"...She died in Shelby Co., Ohio) Jan. 16, 1842. The following children survived her: Catharine Jackson, the oldest child aged about 71 (?) years in 1855; Abraham, born Nov. 13, 1800, Rebecca Kerns, Susanna Ball. In 1799 they had nine children. No other names mentioned..."