The following affidavit by Ebenezer and Keziah's grandson, William Paddock, was found at the Library at Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indian. William made the affidavit shortly before he died in 1896.
"To Whom It May Concern, I was born in Clarke County, Ohio May 13, 1818. In October of same year we moved to Vigo County, Indiana and settled on farm. I worked farm until I was married in 1840 to E. J. Gunn. My Father's name was Ebenezer. My Mother's name was Nancy Ferguson. They were born in Ohio in the year 1783. my grandfather on my Father's side was born in the State of Maryland and moved to Kentucky. From there to Ohio from there to Indiana 1818. Died at age of 90 years. Grandfather served 6 months in army of the Rev. and was discharged, the war being over."