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Roster Soldiers and Patriots of the American Revolution
Buried in Indiana

Compiled and Edited by Mrs. Roscoe C. O'Byrne
Published by IN DAR 1938


Switzerland County Soldiers

Ayres (Ayers), Thomas - b. 8/31/1755, Somerset Co., NJ. Married in PA. Lived in Ohio 25 yrs, then moved to IN. Lived in Patriot, Posey Twp., Switz. Co., IN.

Bassett, Joseph - b. 1760, Raynham, MA; d. 9/08/1822. Buried in Pleasant Twp., near Bennington? Married Mary ___. Ch. Ebenezer, m. Elizabeth Mapes; Mary, m. 1823, David Blodgett; Ard. D.A.R. Linage gives w. Lydia Jones and son, Daniel.

Bray, John - b. ca 1762; d. 4/10/1832; bur. McKay Cemetery, Craig Twp. Married 1st __. Ch. John, Daniel, Samuel, Jane, Nancy, Elizabeth. Married 2nd, Mrs. Elizabeth Coonies. Ch. Amelia, George Washington, Sophia.

Burns, John - b. ca 1763; d. 7/13/1827, Switz. Co; bur. Slawson Graveyard? Married Lucretia Vanosdol, 1810. Ch. David; Robert; Jane; Elizabeth m. Harrison Harris; George; John.

Coy, William - b. 3/10/1756, Somerset Co., MA, d. 7/10/1833; bur. Ted Carver farm on Homeney Ridge. Married Mary Ann Dennis on 11/25/1779. Ch. Thomas; Nancy; Susannah; Samuel; Esther; Elizabeth; Ann; William; Sarah; Mary; Seely; Francis.

Critchfield, John - b. 1752, Sussex Co., NJ; d. 12/31/1841; bur. Vevay Cemetery. Married Silvia Randolph. Dau. Mary, m. John Francis Dufour.

Cross, Ebenezer - b. ca 1754; Enlisted in CT. Married Hannah __.

Davis, David - b. ca 1754; last pmt of pension made 3/27/1829. Married Anne __. Ch. Alace; David; John; Spencer.

Deisky (Deasty, Desky), Leiman (Leamon, Leemon) - b. ca 1758; d. 2/15/1829; bur. maybe Old Bethel Church now in York Twp. Married Hannah --. Ch. Malinda, m. Joel Heron 1824; Samuel; Polly, m. Chas F. Krutz 1830; James; Sarah, m. Thomas Hatton 1823.

DeWitt, William - b. 3/18/1763, Frederick Co., MD; d. 1/31/1838; bur. probably in Cotton Twp., Switzerland Co.. Married Elizabeth

White Conner, m. 12/04/1804. Ch. (from will) Polly Bradford; Nancy; Betsey Palmerton; John m. Mary Jane Potter; Pheby b. (sic) John Johy; Judith m. Simeon Shattick; Marie; Isabelle.

Dickenson, Griffith - b. 12/25/1762, Hanover Co., VA; Enlisted 1777 under Capt. Richard Anderson, 5th VA Regt., Col. Ball, Gen Hand's Brigade, for 3 yrs. Was at Valley Forge. Dicharged near Williamsburg.

Dumont, Peter - b. 1744, NY; d. 1821; bur. Cemetery at Vevay, IN. Married Mary Lowe, 1750-1841. Ch. Lydia Guest; Catherine Anderson; Jane Murphy; John; Abraham.

Gullion, Robert - b. 2/04/1764, near Frederick on the Potomac; d. 7/23/1853; bur. in Gullion Cemetery in York Twp. Married Barbara ___. Ch. Henry; John, m. 1815 Elizabeth Jones and 1824 Betsy Scudder; Charles D., m. Lena Dillman; Polly, m. David Miller; Rachel, m. Joseph Fulton; Sallie, m. Wm. McQuiston; Robert, m. Dolly Fulton. (Note: some info. here incorrect).

Hannis, Henry - b. 5/12/1757, Ulster Co., NY; d. 9/23/1835. Married Hannah __. Ch. Sarah, m. James A. Stewart; William (War of 1812), m. Ellen Burns; Hannah m. Wm. Griffith; Lydia, m. Wilson Crandell; Polly, m. Thomas Huston; Margaret, m. __ Ferguson.

Harris, Daniel - b. ca 1737; d. 6/07/1821. Maybe bur. in Allenville, Cotton Twp. Married Elizabeth __. Several ch.

Harris, Robert - b. 12/12/1766, Preston, CT; s/o Daniel. Died 7/22/1826; bur. Quercas Grove, Switzerland Co. Married Lucretia

Kennedy, 1787, b. 1773. Ch. Robert, b. 1793; Daniel Kennedy, b. 1797; James Hiram, b. 1800; Jacob Rude, b. 1802; Josiah John Nelson, b. 1811; Lucretia, b. 1789; Dorothy, b. 1791; Alice, b. 1795; Lucretia Whipple, b. 1804; Fanny Morial, b. 1808; Mary Zelphia Anny, b. 1813.

Heath, Daniel - b. 3/26/1760, Coventry, CT; d. 10/01/1841; bur. near Enterprise, Cotton Twp. Married 1st 1785, Hannah Gates (1785-1797). Ch. James (1794-1864), m. Susannah White; Ann Buckingham; Ira; Asa; Jeremiah; Mary Halford; Daniel; Orra Babit. Married 2nd Azubah Reynolds, m. 1797. Ch. Arden, b. 1801; Sebvina Ann, b. 1802; Felinda, b. 1804, m. Frances B. McBeth; Charles, b. 1806; Philo Almand, b. 1810; Angeline, b. 1812.

Hufman (Huffman), Henry - b. ca 1750. Married Fanny __. Ch. Ann; Sarah; Lewis, m. Elizabeth Glenn.

Humphrey, Ebenezer - b. 5/08/1763, Worcester Co., MA; d. 3/23/1841; bur. Inercus Grover Cemetery, Posey Twp. Married Hulda Keeney. Ch. Stephen, b. 1791; Arthur, b. 1796; Indianus H., b. 1824. More children.

Kelly, William - b. 11/02/1755, Chester Co., PA; d. 1/21/1834, Posey Twp., Switzerland Co., IN. Probably bur. Lostutter Cemetery. Married 1786, Sarah Preysor. Ch. Nancy, b. 4/13/1787; Catherine, b. 12/30/1789; Mary Ann, b. 2/17/1792; Elizabeth, b. 9/20/1795; Thomas (m. Dorthea) and Rachel, b. 7/31/1798; Lydia Ann, b. 11/11/1800, m. 1824 Wm. Hess; William, b. 3/26/1802, m. 9/06/1837, Mirea Craig.

Lancaster, William - b. 11/17/1746, Hanover Co., VA; d. 11/04/1843; bur. on Napoleon Miller's Farm, Switzerland Co. Married 1st unknown. Married 2nd Mrs. Sarah Blades, d. 2/18/1848. Ch. Isabel, m. Evan Miller; Catheine, m. Patrick E. Porter.

Landers, Kimbrow - b. 1757, Albemarle co., VA; d. 5/26/1831; bur. Cotton Twp., Jefferson Twp. Married 2nd w. Keziah Humbles, m. 7/21/1798. Dau. Martha, m. Aaron Sturgeon. Sons (from will) Nathaniel, William, Benjamin, John, Kimbrow and Bradley.

Lewis, Thomas - b. 12/1764, Caroline Co., VA; d. 7/28/1832 Switz. Co. Married 1804, Sarah Condly. Nine ch. (not given on pension).

Magruder, Norman Bruce - Enlisted from Georgetown (now D.C.). Died 2/16/1836, Switzerland Co., IN. Married 1783, Nancy Paugh. Ch. Mary b. 1784; James b. 1786; Sally b. 1789, m. Amos Gilbert.

Moore, Roderick - b. 2/09/1761, Salisbury, CT; d. 6/16/1841, Switz. Co, IN. Married 1787, Mary Guthery b. 1770. Ch. Cynthia b. 1788; Erastus b. 1790; Lucretia (1792-1860), m. Ethol B. Lyon; William b. and d. 1795; Jeremiah (1796-1800); Almon b. 1800, m. 1825 Laura Pearson; Mary Ann (1802-1823); Philena b. 1805, m. 1824 John Barker; Roderick, Jr. b. 1808, m. 1838 Mary Phillips; Charlotte b. 1811.

Morgan, Nathan - b. 10/22/1752, DE; d. 9/04/1839; bur. McKay Cemetery, Craig Twp. Ch. Lewis Howell, m. Elizabeth Freeman.

Mounts, Thomas - b. 7/05/1764; d. 7/08/1822; bur. Lostetter Cemetery near Grant's Creek Baptist Church. Married Nancy Crawford. Ch. Nancy, m. Henry Wallick; Rachel, m. Wm. Scott; Cynthia, m. John Lampton; Mary, m. Alexander Leggett; Thomas, m. Vina Palmer; Josena, m. Isaac Pogue.

Norris, Daniel - b. ca 1762; bur. Loshetter (?) Cemetery, Posey Twp. Ch. Hugh L., m. Nancy Powell 5/08/1830.

North, Thomas - b. 8/29/1748, Farmington, CT; d. 10/30/1830; Cemetery on North's farm near North's Landing in Switz. Co., IN. Married Bathsheba ___, 1773-1847. Ch. Royal F.; George W., m. 1827 Saby B. Lampton.

Parkinson, Abraham - b. ca 1758. Discharged at Amboy, NJ. Married Elizabeth ___. Ch. Peggy, Ester, John, Martin, Samuel, Abram

Peak, Nathan - b. ca 1752. Enlisted Annapolis. Discharged near Philadelphia. Died 12/1824. Buried on his farm. Married Catherine ___. Ch. Samuel, m. Polly Butler; Eleanor, m. ___ Keith; Nancy, m. ___ Fenton; Catherine, m. Wm. Keith, Jr.

Porter, Thomas - b. 11/29/1761. CT line. Pension claim S. 17640.

Protsman (Protzman), John - b. 7/10/1763, NJ; d. 8/10/1841; bur. Vevay Cemetery. Married Nancy Barbara Reckner (1766-1841). Ch. David b. 1791, m. Maxey McMillen; John b. 1793, m. Elizabeth Mitchell (both were soldiers of 1812); Elizabeth b. 1795, m. Stephen Stewart; Samuel b. 1797, m. Jemima Campbell; Nancy b. 1799; William b. 1801, m. Polly Campbell.

Reamer, David - b. 12/1754, Somerset Co., NJ; d. 9/21/1836; bur. Lostutter's Cem., near Ohio Co., Line. Married 1780, Nancy Smith d. 1848. Ch. Catherine b. 1782, m. George March; Jane b. 1784; George b. 1786; ELizabeth b. 1788, m. Peter Lostutter; James b. 1791; Mary b. 1783; David; Rebecca, m. Calip Hayes; Henry b. 1812; Sarah, m. Henry Kelley; Nancy, m. James A. Kelley.

Ricketts, Nathan - b. 8/26/1759, Antietam, MD; Will probated 1/1847 Ohio Co.); bur. Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Posey Twp. Married Jane ___. Ch. William Rebecca Neal; Edward; Susannah Neal; Abram; Nathan; Elizabeth Rich; Jane Sheperd; Ann; Ephraim.

Robert, John - b. 3/1753, Morris Co., NJ; d. 8/06/1837; bur. Craig Twp. Married 1814, Mary ___.

Robinson, Winthrop - b. 4/22/1761, Stratham, NH; d. 12/05/1836. Married 1784, Beulah Rice. Ch. Isabella b. 1785; Algernon Sidney (1787-1862), m. Abigail Harding; Winthrop b. 1792; William N. b. 1794; Anthony W. b. 1796; Azubah b. 1798 d. 1800; Daniel L. b. 1801 d. 1811; Eliza L. b. 1804 d. 1810; Jeremiah b. 1806.

Rogers, Stephen - b. 1760; d. 11/30/1846; bur. Long Run Cemetery. Married 1st Nancy ___ d. 1837. Ch. Henry, m. 1829 Lucinda Crandell; Stephen, m. 1822 Ruth Todd; Elizabeth, m. 1824 John Lock; Nancy, m. 1830 John Graham. Married 2nd Villa McPhearson Todd.

Scudder, Abner - b. 6/17/1764, Essex Co., NJ; bur Bethel Cemetery in York Twp. Married Katherine ___. Ch. William b. 1793-1872 (War of 1812), m. Kate Cox.

Shadday (Shaddy), John - b. 2/26/1754, Orange Co., NC; d. 2/21/1859; bur. Slawson Cemetery, Bennington, IN. Married 1795, Mary Fogleman. Ch. Elizabeth; Polly, m. John Low; Barbara, m. Martin R. Cope; Lucinda, m. Alexander Thompson; Emsley, m. Polly Leap; George W., m. Louise Green; Wm. Hardin, m. Francis Dyer; Jacob; John, m. Francis A. Neal; Turley; Jordon, m. Louise Brenson.

Shaver, John - Enlisted in VA Co. Pension claim S. 36753. Wife and 3 ch., names not given in application.

Shupe, John - b. 4/14/1764, Bucks Co., PA; d. 2/24/1833, probably bur. Vevay Cemetery.

Smyth, Philip D. - Enlisted in Hagerstown, MD. Declaration made 10/05/1825, wife was 75 yrs old.

Stepleton, Andrew - b. ca 1752; enlisted Ronney, VA, discharged at WInchester, VA. Bur. proably at Allensville, Cotton Twp. Married Barbara ___. Ch. John, m. Polly Johnson; Betsy, m. Daniel Cole; Andrew, m. Huldah Spencer.

Todd, Joseph - d. 1834, bur. Long Run Cemetery. Married 1st unknown. Ch. Nancy, m. James McClanahan; Ruth, m. Stephen Rogers, Jr.; Joseph, Jr., m. Eleanor Lock; John, m. Nancy Lock; David. Married 2nd Villa McPhearson. Ch. Jesse; Adaline; Catherine.

Turner, Smith - b. 1750; enlisted 1776 9th VA Regt., d/c at Valley Forge. Died 3/07/1831. Probably bur. in Jefferson Twp. Married Abigail ___. One dau.

Warden (Worden), Barnard - Discharged at Albany, NY. Enlisted again in Dutchess Co., NY.

Wilson, Michael - b. ca 1757, probably VA; d. 1824; bur. Vevay. IN.


Haycock, Daniel - pensioned in Switzerland Co., transferred to IL.
Peabody, Stephen G. - pensioned in Switzerland Co., War of 1812
Todd, Joseph - pensioned in Switzerland Co., War of 1812