Susannah Unsel/Unseld b. 1765 in PA or KY
I descend from Susannah Uncel daughter of George Frederick Unseld, Jr. and Esther Miller.Susannah was b. June 1, 1765 and married Alexander McCown in Nelson Co., KY on August 12, 1786.This couple had 12 children and both are buried in the Bardstown Old City Cemetery, Bardstown, Nelson Co., KY.Susannah d. March 15, 1853, and Alexander died Sept. 23, 1835.Alexander was a Revolutionary War soldier of some note, and much of my information was obtained from the National Headquarters of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, DC.
Alexander's service record in the Revolutionary War-- Pvt., PA.He was a teamster.He was also a Lieutenant in George Washington's Life Guard, and was with him when he surrendered his sword and commission.He fought with Washington at the Battle of Trenton at which time Washington and his troops crossed the Delaware River and surprised the British troops on Christmas morning.
Would like to exchange information with other persons researching this family.