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George Dement (b. January 10, 1741/42, d. April 1798)George Dement (son of William Dement and Mary Turner) was born January 10, 1741/42 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland429, and died April 1798 in Ohio County, Virginia (now West Virginia)429.He married Sarah Gordon on February 22, 1765 in Franklin County, Pennsylvania429, daughter of George Gordon and Mary Elizabeth (?).
Notes for George Dement:
The following was taken from internet notes made by richnkaysnowcrest.net;
1Had a land grand on the VA side of the river south of Wheeling - thepapers were signed by Patrick Henry. Little Wheeling Crk is now in WestVirginia in "Bits of Dements" August 1994 p. 72 of vol. 12 #3 there is areference to a George D. West
creek nearby, SE of Wheeling in Marshall. Could this be the same creekor river?
1776, had made settlements on Little Wheeling Creek, now Ohio Co, W.V.Jesse in 1775 had also made a settlement on Chartiers Creek, now CantonTwp. In 1780 Indian troubles drove
Benejah and George returned to Ohio Co. George d. in 1798 and Benejah in1817.
returned to VA and was there in 1785.
from France but this is in error. It is possible the family didorigiinate in France.
Ohio Co., VA to Godhart Stoffell(?) of Washington Co. for &107.10: Lot164 in Jerusalem Town. Wit: Jos. Sprigg, Sam'l Hughes, 4 Sept.; rec. 15Sept. 1778. pp. 308-10. (Was thi
West Liberty, WV) from Jan 6, 1777 until Sep 1, 1780, when itsjuridiction over any part of Pennsylvania had ceased.
returns that he served this ejectment on Dement, the Defendant; whereuponRawley Martin, A Serjeant in Capt. Scotts Company in the service of theUnited States, informs the Court
tried when he may be ordered to some other state and consequent be notable to attend, the Court in pursuance of the Orders of the Honble theContinental Congress direct that no
in 1778 may have been postponed indefinitely, as the outcome of the casecould have financially affected several Revolutionary Soldiers. As aresult in the Prothonotary's
following quite a few years later: George Dement - Defendant, Entered#108, July 1782, and in the first Volume of the Appearance Docket ofWashington Co., PA.
that the suit of Martin vs. Dement was continued. Again when the Courtmet March 6, 1780 (page 56) the case of Martin vs. Dement was continued.Then on the 1st Day of May 1780
There was a George Dement in MD at the same above time--must have been a different person.
Not in PA census index 1772-1890
Not in VA census index 1800-1900
More About George Dement and Sarah Gordon:
Marriage: February 22, 1765, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.429
Children of George Dement and Sarah Gordon are:
- +Henry Dement, b. March 19, 1780, Washington County, Pennsylvania429, d. March 28, 1841, Logan County, Illinois429.