The Official Roster OF THE
SOLDIERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
BURIED IN THE STATE OF OHIO
BAIRD, GEORGE, (Summit Co., OH)
Name appears in Westmoreland Co, P Mil. Br 1750. Mar Hanah (D Sept
8, 1815.) D Apr 6, 1823. Bur White farm, Springfield Twp. Came to Springfield,
Summit Co, O. 1809, with family ; Charter member of Presbyterian Church.
Fur infor Cuyahoga Portage Chap.
BAIRD, WILLIAM, (Clark Co.)
Guarded pioneer in Hessian Camps. Br Mch 16, 1762. Hagarstown. Md. Par-
ents : Maj Wm Baird, member of Committee of Observation and delegate to con-
vention Sept 14, 1775. Mar Dorothv Kammerrer. Children: Hester, Susannah,
Elizabeth, Mary Ann, Peter C, John, William D. D Mch 9, 1837. Harmony,
Clark Co. Bur Asbury Chapel 85-2 miles northeast of Springfield. MI: William
Baird, dates of birth and death. GM Family, marble slab. Came to Ohio in
1808. Attended the peace treaty with Kenton and Indians in 1809. Was personally
acquainted with Daniel Boone. Ref : Family and Co Histories. Fur infor Lagonda
BAIRD, (or Beard), WM., (Brown Co.)
Pvt. Served in the Cumberland Co Mil in Pa under command of Gen Lacy
and Capt Robert McCoy. Br Jan 26, 1758, Path Valley, Cumberland Co., Pa.
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Parents : William Baird Sr., and Esther Smalley. Mar Nancy Moore Baird, 1789.
Children: Esther, John, James David, Nancy, Margaret. D June 28, 1828, Rus-
seilville, Brown Co, O. Bur Baird, 2 miles east of Russellville, Brown Co, O.
MI : "W. B." Government marker by D. A. R. GM : by son just a stone with
above initials cut on it. Farmer, Lawyer, Justice of Peace. Ref : Natl No. 96436,
Vol 97, p 38, D. A. R. Lin and Pa Archives, Hist of U. S. Hist of Montgomery
Co Pa and "Churches of the Valley." Fur infor Talliaferro and Lieutenant
BEARD, AMOS, (Geauga Co.)
Pvt Capt Peter Porter's Company, Col Patterson's Regt. Service 13 days. On
pay roll for mileage dated Dec 1, 1776 same Co. Br Mendon, Mass. 1745. Mar
Hannah Meedham, 1776. Children: Daniel. Amariah, Jedediah. D Burton, O. 1821.
Bur Lower Cem Burton, O. MI: "In memory of Amos Beard who died at Burton
Aug 7, 1821, age 76." Regt marched 1775 in response to alarm of Apr 1775 from
Becket to Cambridge. Ref: Mass Soldiers and Sailors Vol 1, p 868. Natl No
of Revolutionary Soldier in D. A. R. Honor Roll 40308. Fur infor Taylor Ciiap.
MRS. HERBERT BACKUS, STATE REGENT, D. A. R. OHIO, 1926 1929 AND
MRS. JANE DOVVD DAILEV, STATE CHAIRMAN FOR THE PRESERVATION
OF HISTORIC SPOTS AND RENOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS' GRAVES--1923-1929.
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BEARD, JOHN, (Licking Co.)
Enl in Mass, July 19, 1779. Pvt in Col Samuel McCobb's Regt. Br 1753 in
Ireland. Mar Margaret Kirk. Children: Thonias. D Feb 15, 1814. Bur Beard
family plot, Licking Twp. GM by Family and Hetuck Chap, in 1909. Ref :
History of Licking Co, by E. M. P. Brister. Fur infor Hetuck Chap.
BEARD, JOHN, (Mahoning Co.)
Pvt Capt Neet's Company, Washington Co, Pa. Mar Agnes . Children :
Thomas, Agnes, Polly, Peggie, Martha, James, John, High, maybe more. D 18(»-")
Youngstown. Bur Youngstown, O. Mahoning Co desecrated Cem. Ref : Pa
Archives, Series 6, Vol 2, p 98. Fur infor Mahoning Chap.
BEARD, WILLIAM SR., (Ross Co.)
Moved into Union Twp in 1809. A brief biographical memorandum in the
possession of R. W. Bowdle, Esq., reads as follows : "William Beard, jr., br Dec
27, 1759, in Frederick Co (Since Washington), was at Gen Gates' defeat Aug
16, 1780; moved to Greenbrier Co, in 1798; emigrated to Ross Co, O. in 1809;
was the father of fourteen children. N. B. He has ever been a true Whig,
and a true friend of American liberty." Mr. Beard d in this twp in 1851, aged nearly
ninety-three yrs. He is bur in Mt Union Cem and his grave has not been marked.
His tombstone reads: "William Beard d Mch 24, 1851, aged 94 yrs. Marjery. wife of
William Beard d Oct 11, 1821 aged 54 yrs." Several descendants live in Union Twp,
Ross Co. Ref: p 262, History of Ross & Highland Cos. Fur infor Nathaniel
BEARDSLEY, ELIJAH, (Clark Co.)
Pvt in Col Herman Swift's 7th Conn Regt, Capt Phineas Beardsley's Companv.
Enl Jan 1, 1777, for 3 yrs was disch Jan 1, 1780. Br May 16, 1760, Fairfield, Conn.
Parents : Capt Phineas Beardsley and Ruth Fairchilds. Mar Sarah Hubbell in
1780. Children : Ezra, Patrick, Ruth, Darius, Herman, Clara, Sydia, .A.bby, Sara,
Fanny, Laura, Marilla, Elijah. D Oct 2, 1826, Springfield, O. Bur Old Columbia
Street northeast corner of cem (not Platted). MI: "Elijah Beardsley a member
of Boston Tea Party." GM by S. A. R. in 1906. At close of war located in Dan-
bury, Conn. Moved to Delhi, N. Y. in 1796, thence to Delaware, O. 1811, to Urbana,
O. in 1815 thence to Springfield in 1821. He was a farmer. Ref: Natl No 28705,
Vol 29, D. A. R. Lin. Fur infor Lagonda Chap.
BLUE, JOHN, (Ross Co.)
Pvt in NY Continental Line. Bur Frankfort. Fur infor Nathaniel Massie
BLUE, MICHAEL, (Fayette Co.)
Br 1742. Mar Mary. Children : Elizabeth, Mary, Ann, Kziah, Daniel, John,
Garnet, Isaac, Michael, Uriah. D Aug 25, 1821 near Bloomingsburg. Bur Bloomings-
burg Cem old part unplatted. MI: "Michael Blue died Aug 25, 1821, aged 79
yrs. Iron star, 1776." GM by family and Cem Trustees. Marked in 1822. Farmer.
Fur infor Washington C. H. Chap.
BLUE, URIAH, (Miami Co)
Served in Va Mil under Capt Wm M Morgan in company of volunteers fr Berke-
ley Co, Va. Br Aug 8, 1752, in Hampshire Co, O. Mar Ruth, (br Nov 6, 1752; d
May 27, 1817.) Children: Michael (in war of 1812); James, Uriah Jr., Barnabas,
Elizabeth, Sarah, Martha, Ruth, Hannah, John. D Miami Co, O. Mch 2, 1829.
Bur on own farm near Troy, O. He was one of the first settlers of Miami Co, O.
(1800) and lived in Bedford Co, Pa. for several yrs before coming to Ohio. Judge
Ref : Howe's History O ; Mrs. P. J. Blosser, Chillicothe, O. Fur infor Nathaniel
GRAY, JOHN, (Noble Co.)
His father fell at White Plains, where John, age 16 took up the maisket and
served rest of war. Was at Williamsburg, Yorkstown. and on Maj Ramsay Expedi-
tion. Mustered out Richmond, Va. Br Jan 6, 1764, Mt. Vernon, Va. Mar twice in
Va. once in Ohio, by his stone is one, reads "Catherine Gray, br May 28, 1779, died
July 6/1764, aged 85 yrs, 1 mo, 8 da." Had Children (no names given). Lived his
last yrs with a dau. D Mch 29, 1868 at Hiramsburg O ; aged 104 yrs. Bur
Hiramsburg, O. in family graveyard, near his old home. MI : Name, dates, and
"The last of Washing~ton's companions." "The hoary head is a crown of glory."
His first day's work after the war was for Gen Washington. In 1795 left Mt
Vernon, for Grave Creek. About 1803 came to Noble Co., O. Could read and
write. Quiet, kindly, generous, good Christian. Farmer. In 1866 Congress granted
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him a pens of $500. Said to be the Last Surviving Soldier of the Revolutionary
War. Ref : pp 350 and 357 Howe's Historical Collection of Ohio. Infor fur by
Jane Dailey, State Chairman.
CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER, (Mahoning Co.)
Pvt Capt Dixon's Company. Third Bn Wadsworth Brig. Reinforced Wash-
ington at N. Y. Served in New York City and Long Island. Engaged in Battle of
White Plains. Among the first settlers of Milton Twp. Lived with John Johnson.
Died in Lordstown. Ref : Trumbull and Mahoning Co Hist, p 181. Fur infor Ma-
CAMPBELL, ENOS, (Butler Co.)
Name appears on the tablet erected at Hamilton, on the site of Ft Hamilton,
and considered as a Revolutionary soldier who is bur in that Co. Unidentified. Fur
infor John Reily Chap.
CAMPBELL, JAMES, (Greene Co.)
Pvt. New York State Tr. On pens roll Mch 4, 1831, age 71. Transferred fr
Tioga Co, Pa, Sept 4, 1831. Annual allowance $74.43. Fur infor Catherine Green
CAMPBELL, JOHN, (Hamilton Co.)
Br 1750, Virginia. D 1839. Fur infor Cincinnati Chap.
CAMPBELL, JOHN, (Lake Co.)
Served in the NY State Tr. Pensioner. Br 1759. Children : James. D either
in Willoughby, O or while visiting in N. Y. He was an early settler of Willoughby,
O, being a prominent man there for many years. Fur infor New Connecticut Chap.
CAMPBELL, JOHN, (Warren Co.)
Served in Union District, S. C. Br probably in Scotland, Apr 3, 1742. Mar
Hester Clark. D Mch 19, 1824. Bur Mt Holly, near Waynesville, O. GM Oct
3, 1928 with impressive ceremony. Moved to Ohio in 1803. Ref : Mrs. H. Backus,.
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CAMPBELL, McDonald, (Morrow Co.)
Fifer in 1775 in Middlesex Co, N. J. 1776 in Rangers under Capt Fitz Randolph
with rank of Lt. 1778 express rider. In 1831 was placed on pens roll of Trumbull
Co, O, for services as express rider and fifer. Pa Lines. Br 1754, Somerset Co,
N. J. Mar Marg-aret Tingley. D 1845, Morrow Co. On pens roll of Trumbull
Co, 1&31, 1840, at age of 86, drawing pens in Gilead Twp, now Morrow Co. Ref :
Natl No 53256. Copied by Jane Dowd Dailey, Vol 44, p 98, D. A. R. Lin.
CAMPBELL, MATTHEW, (Brown Co.)
Sgt Dec 8, 1776. Capt Thomas Paxton's Company of Mil. 1st Bn Bedford
Co, Pa. Br Scotland. Mar Mary Shelby. Children: Evan (perhaps others). D
June 18, 1819, Maysville, Ky. Bur Aberdeen's first cem on the upper river bank.
Came to Maysville at an early date. Later was one of a party who left Maysville,
Jan 1788 to settle Cincinnati, O. His descendants live in and near Aberdeen and his
grave is pointed out by them. Ref : Pa Archives, 2 series. Vol 13, p 349 ; also 5
series. Vol 5, 19, p 61 and Collins Hist of Ky ; Hist Brown Co, O. B Sketches, p 151
Mrs. Fred M. Power, Aberdeen, O, and Natl No 15545. Fur infor Taliaferro Chap.
CAMPBELL, WILLIAM, (Adams Co.)
Pvt from Va. Br 1754 Augusta Co, Va. Mar Elizabeth Wilson (1758-1832).
D 1822, Adams Co, O. Natl No 79040, Vol 80. D. A. R. Lin.
CAMPBELL, WILLIAM, (Mahoning Co.)
Ranger, 1778-1783 Washington Co, Pa. Mar Mary Riddle, dau of Revolutionary
Soldier. Children : John, Allen, William, James. Cem not located, probably in
Poland. Br in Ireland. Came to Pa. Located in Washington Co. Removed to
Poland, O about 1803. Fur infor Mahoning Chap.