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Bradford County, Pennsylvania
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1.  History of the Presbyterian Church of Wysox, PA 1791-1936; Victor Charles Detty, Pastor; 1937
2.  Ellen Glueck, typed manuscript: 'Bradford County, PA.  Incomplete Records of Revolutionary Service' in possession of Richard J. McCracken, Towanda, PA
Submitted by Richard J. McCracken; Towanda, PA; Aug 2004
Name Comment
ALLEN, Jesse Served through the war and was present at the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown. He was buried in Pond Hill Cemetery.
ANTHONY, John Resided in Athens Twp, East of the river near Athens. Served three enlistments. Private under Capt. Yates, Col. Van Schoick's Regt., for 9 mos. Private under Capt. Fink, same Regt. for 5 mos.; Private under Capt. Auston, Col. Ganesworth's Regt.
BEECHER, Jonathan b. 8 Apr 1757, d. 29 Jan 1826. Resided in Pike Twp. enlisted as private in Capt. Smith's Co., Gen. Waterbury's Brigade of the Conn. Line. Early settler in Pike. Died at LeRaysville. Grave not located.
BENNETT, Wilbur  
BLACK, Isaac Buried in Bosworth Cemetery, Pike Twp. ? 
BLACKMAN, Ichabod b. 1762 Conn.; d. 1798. Was in the Battle of Wyoming. Came to Sheshequin in 1791. Married Elizabeth Franklin. Drowned in river (Susquehanna) at Blackman's Ferry. No record of place of burial.
BOWMAN, Wilson Buried Ackley Cem., Tuscarora Twp. ?
BRADLEY, Herbert Ernest Buried So. Litchfield Cem, Litchfield Twp. ?
BREWSTER, Barnet Private in Steele's Co., 2nd Infantry. Resident of Bradford Co. 1820 as per Pension Roll.
BREWSTER, Daniel Private in Steele's Co., 2nd Infantry. Mentioned in Bradford County pensioners list of 1835. A Daniel Brewster of Wysox served in the War of 1812.
BREWSTER, James Private in New Jersey Militia. Listed on pension list of Bradford County, no other record found.
BRINK, James Born in New Jersey. Settled in Pike Twp. about 1805. No further information found.
BROWN, Charles Edward Buried LeRoy Cemetery, LeRoy Twp. ?
BROWN, Obadiah Native of New Jersey. Came to Sheshequin 1789. Moved to Columbia Twp., where he died about 1836. Burial place not know.
BROWN, Thomas b. 5 Apr 1717, Stonington, CT.; d. 25 June 1791, Browntown, Wyalusing Twp., PA. Was in the Wyoming Massacre.
CARR, William Early settler in Wells Twp. No other record found.
CLARK, John C. Sgt., Mass. Continental Troops. Settled in Overton Twp., 1829. Died 1 Oct 1827 (?). No other record found.
COBURN, Ebenezer Buried Coburn-Dewing Cemetery, Warren Twp. ?Is this the same Ebenezer Coburn buried in No. Warren Presbyterian Cem. #164. ((Note: They are the same cemeteries - R.J. McCracken Registrar).
COLE, Samuel the father, of Macedonia, came from Gageborough, Mass. He enlisted in Capt. Simon spalding's company at Wyoming (Bradford Star, Nov 22, 1906). He is buried at Genesee, New York (Heverly).
COLE, Tobias Pvt., New Hampshire Continental Line Troops. Settled in Troy 1817. No other record found.
CONKLING, Ananias Pvt., Lt. Joshua Young's Co., Col. Smith's Regt. Settled in Athens about 1794. Was one of the signers of the Association Test of Suffolk Co., in 1775. Born 24 Jul 1734, Sag Harbor, Long Island, NY. Died in Athens 1811.
COOLBAUGH, Benjamin. Wagon master, New Jersey Militia. An early settler in Macedonia, Asylum Twp. Died 13 Feb 1815 at Macedonia. Grave not located.
COOLBAUGH, Moses was an ensign of Company 5, of the 5th Battalion, Northampton County, PA troops, and later was elected lieutenant under Colonel Jacob Stroud. (Edward Hoagland, Wysox, PA., Coolbaugh Genealogy).
COOPER, Richard Pvt., Capt. Amos Hutchins Co., Col. Dubois Regt. Enlisted at Haverstraw, NY, 14 May 1778. Discharged 14 May 1781. Applied for pension 11 Sep 1820. Listed in Penn. pensioners 1825 of Bradford County.
COREY, Ebenezer Pvt., Mass. Continental Line Troops. Settled in Columbia Twp. 1814. Born Vermont; died 2 July 1833. Buried somewhere in Columbia Twp. Grave not located.
CORNELIUS, Henry Pvt., Col. Shaik's Regt., NY Continental Troops. Enlisted 1778; captured at Fort Stanwix, taken to Canada and held until the close of the war. Settled in Brradford Co. 1800. Died on his farm beyond Bowmans. Buried near Hale's Farm.
CRANMER, Noadiah is listed by Heverly, and is buried at Cole's Cemetery, between Towanda and Monroeton.
CURTIS, Nehemiah Sgt. Penna. Pensioners, 1820. 1777 enlisted in Capt. Joshua Eddy's Co., Col. Gambel Bradford's Regt. Served three years. Was in the battles of White Plains and Frog Point. Discharged 6 Aug 1780. No record after 11 Sep 1820.
CUSTER (Caster), Isaac buried Wysox Presbyterian Church Cemetery; not a member of the church.
ELLIOTT, Jabez Pack horse driver in Sullivan's Expedition. Son of Henry Elliott. Killed near Tioga Point 17 Aug 1779.
FLOWER, Zebulon Pvt., Conn. Continental Line Troops. A resident of Bradford County, placed on pension roll 22 Jul 1819. No other record found.
FORD, Isaac Pvt., New York Continental Line Troops. enlisted at age 16 and served three years. A native of Schoharie Co., NY. Settled in Pike Twp. 1780. No other record found.
FOX, Rudolph served in the Hartley Expedition against the Indians after the Wyoming massacre and took part in the Battle of Indian Hill in the southeastern part of the county. He served at the Battle of Wyoming.
FOX, Thomas Pvt, Penna. Continental Line Troops, Capt. Buel's Co., Col. Wyllys Regt., Conn. Continental Line Troops. Enlisted Glastonbury, Conn. Settled in Windham Twp. Born 1754; died 1837. Buried on the Wickham Farm, Windham Twp. Buried....
FRANKLIN, Jehiel (Capt.) The church was organized in his house.
FRENCH, Daniel II Pvt., New Jersey Continental Line Troops. Placed on Pension Roll for Bradford Co. 1819.
FRISBE, Jonathan Pvt., Capt. Franklin's Co., 1780. An early settler in Albany Twp.
GIBBS, Joseph Pvt., Capt. Welp's Co., New York Militia, April 1781 - Jan. 1782. Emigrated from Greenwich, NY to Windham Twp. Born 6 Apr 1762, Andover, CT; died 1847. Buried Windham Sumit, Windham Twp. Grave not located.
GILLETT, Alpheus Pvt., Conn. Continental Line Troops. 1776-1779, Pvt., Capt. Tom Seymour's Co., Col. Sheldon's Regt. Mass. Line Troops. 1808 settled in Ridgebury Twp. Died Ridgebury Twp., date unknown. Buried in a cemetery above Chemung.
GRANT, John Green Mountain Boys, Vermont Troops. Brother to Capt. Josiah Grant. 1805 emigrated from Vermont to Orwell Twp. Born 1734; died 23 Nov 1813, Orwell Twp. Grave not located.
GREEN, Willard Pvt., Continental Line; Pvt., Capt. John Franklin's Co. 1804 settled in Orwell Twp. 1810 moved to Rome Twp. No other record found.
GREGORY, Stephen  
HANNA, John Pvt., Capt. Potter's Co., Capt. Williams' Co., Capt. Nelson's Co., all Penna. Companies. Born 1751; died 1845. Buried Ellistown Cem., Athens Twp. Grave not located
HEAD, George 1794 emigrated from Dutchess Co., NY to Monroe Twp. Died about 1800. Grave not located.
HICOK, Nathaniel the second scribe of the church, was a Revolutionary War veteran, and is buried in the State of Indiana, according to Heverly, 'Pioneer and Patriot Families of Bradford County.'
HILL, John Pvt., Conn. Continental Line Troops. 1812 Settled in Orwell Twp. Born Mass. Died in the 1830's at Orwell Twp. Grave not located.
HOFF, Jacob  
HOWDEN, Alexander  
HOWE, Asa  
HOWIE, Daniel An early settler at Wilmot Twp. Buried Quick's Bend Cem., Wilmot Twp.
HULET, Samuel 1808 emigrated from Schoharie, NY to Litchfield Twp. with his father, Benoni Hullet. Died Athens Twp 1863.
HYATT, John No service record given. Born 1761; died 1853. Buriekd in Ellistown Cem., Athens Twp. Grave not located.
JAYNE, David About 1800 the first school i LeRoy was taught by David Jayne, a Baptist preacher and Revolutionary Soldier. 27 Jan 1799 William Dobbins was married by Rev. David Jayne
KEWBAUGH (?Coolbaugh), ----- Veteran's Grave Registry. An early settler in Bradford Co. No other record. Buried on the Isabell Farm, Burlington Twp.
KINNEY, Amos  
KNAPP, William, Sr. Pvt. Saragoga Co., NY Regt. Born 1756; died 1853. Buried East Waverly Cem., Athens Twp. Grave not located.
LADD, Ephraim served in the Revolution according to Heverly, 'Pioneer and Patriot Families of Bradford County, Vol II, page 463.
LENT, Mathias C. Veterans Grave Registry. Ulster Cemetery, Ulster Twp. Dates given are too late for Revolution (born 1800; d. 28 Jan 1876). Service record is 3d Regt., Westchester Militia. Could this be for the father of the same name?
LEONARD, Austin A faithful soldier of the Revolution. 1803 settled in Springfield Twp. Born 15 Mar 1753; died 1826. Buried on the farm adjoining Leiona Cemetery. Grave not located.
LOOMIS, George Pvt., Conn. Line Troops. Bradford Co., Rev. pensioner 1834. No other record found.
LOOMIS, John Pvt., New York Continental Line Troops. Bradford Co. Rev. pensioner. Died 20 Apr 1833. No other record found.
MARTIN, Ralph (Capt.) served with the Northampton County, PA Militia.
MILLER, Jacob, I Settled in Columbia Twp. after 1802. No record after 1812.
MILLER, Peter Pvt. in Pulaski's Legion. Settled in Standing Stone Twp. Died 1823 in the neighborhood of Rummerfield. Grave not located.
MILLER, Valentine Pvt., Penna. Continental Line Troops. 1823 Bradford County pensioner. No other record found.
MIX, Amos who crossed the Deleware with Washington. Buried in the Wysox Presbyterian Church Cemetery; not a member of the church.
MORSE, Heskierie Buried in Sutliff Hill Cem., Athens Twp.
NEWEL, John was a private in Capt. Walbridge's Company of Regiment of Col. David Brewers and Col. Rufus Putnam. Pension No. 14,013 was allowed Sept. 14, 1832.
NORTHRUP, Nehemiah (Myer) b. 1761; d. 30 Sep 1842. Lived in Rome Twp., Athens and Sheshequin. Veterans Grave Registry says buried in Sheshequin Cem. Needs to be checked. ((Note: headstone found in Sheshequin Cem, 1998 - R.J. McCracken, registrar)).
OLMSTEAD, David Pike Twp. from Conn. 1799. Died 29 Nov 1829
PATRICK, Jacob  
PAWLING (PAULING), Henry Daughter Cahterine married Joseph Stalford, Wyalusing.
PEASE, Ebenezer Came from Milford, NY in 1809 to Smithfield Twp. Buried in Union Cemetery, E. Smithfield, PA.
PHELPS, Jared (Maj.) Born 15 Oct 1760, Hebron, CT; died 13 Aug 1829 (1827), Smithfield Twp, Bradford Co, PA. Buried in Old Congregational Cemetery, E. Smithfield, PA
PRATT, Beriah Born 30 Sep 1750, Framingham, MA; died 20 July 1827, W. Burlington Twp. Grave not located.
PRESTON, John Troy Twp.
ROBERT, Asahel (Sale) Wysox Twp
ROBERTS, Libbeus Orwell Twp. Served in Montgomery's Expedition against Quebec. Came to Orwell 1803. Buried at Woodruff's Corners.
ROBINSON, Jared Lt. Born 1743, New Haven, CT; died 3 Apr 1810, Windham Twp., PA. Army pensioner. Lt. under Col. Meigs and Capt. Barker of CT. Location of grave?
ROGERS, Matthew Born 1745; died 2 June 1832. Soldier in the British Army--pensioner. Captured and then enlisted in the American Army. Came to Sheshequin 1795. Grave? (penciled note: Sheshequin Cem.)
RUSSELL, Hezekiah  
SALISBURY, Henry Born 1733, Kinderhook, NY; died 1 Apr 1821, Monroe Twp., Bradford Co., PA. 'Manuscripts of the Colony and State of New York' on file in the Comptorller's office at Albany, N.Y., Volume 16, Folio 139.
SCHRADER, John deserted the Hessian contingent at the Battle of Trenton and served in the American Army. Buried at Cole's Cemetery.
SHOEMAKER, Garrett Wysox Twp.
SHORES, Samuel Born 1757, N.J.; died 1827. Came to Wysox in 1795, first located on the flats, then moved on the hill above James Street Bridge. Buried in Post Cemetery. Location of Cem. & grave.
SIMONSON, Christopher Ulster Twp.
STARKS, Samuel Came to Orwell in 1790--later moved to Tuscarora 1819. Born 1759; died 18 Mar 1834.
STILES, Job Enlisted 1776. Private, Capt. Bates' Co., Col. Ephraim Martin's Regt., served 6 mos. In 1777, enlisted in Capt. Wade's Co., of the same Regt. Came to Ridgebury 1807. Buried in Old Chemung Cemetery.
STRICKLAND, Stephen Born 1763, CT; died 1800 Wysox, Twp. Came to Monroe Twp. 1778-1798, then to Wysox.
STROPE, John of Wysox, PA
STROPE, Sebastian One of the first family of settlers, served at the Battle of Wyoming. ((See his daughter's account (Mrs. Jane Whittaker of Owego, Tioga Co., NY) of her captivity by Indians and the British in the appendix of this volume)).
TURRELL, Job Born 27 Apr 1760. Was of Wyalusing.
WARNER, Dr. Adonijah Born 1769. Died 14 Apr 1845. Of Wysox Twp.
WASHBURN, Silas Born 1757, Vermont; died 1837. Of Windham Twp. Buried in Whindham Cemetery.
WATTS, Francis was a soldier of the Revolutionary War, according to Heverly (p. 228, 'History of Bradford County.').
WEBBER, William of Columbia Twp. Enlisted 1775. Private in Capt. Jos. Thompson's Co., Col. John Nixon's Regt. Discharged at Morristown, NJ. Enlisted in Capt. Williams Co., Col. Grayton's Regt. serving 9 mos. Came to Columbia Twp. 1796.
WELLES, George  
WESTBROOK, Cherrick Private in Capt. John Franklin's Co. Came to Standing Stone Twp. died 1819
WHITNEY, Elisha one of Captain Ebenezer Mason's men who gathered at Lexington, April 19, 1775, and fired the shots 'heard around the world.' Buried Wysox Presbyterian Church Cemetery; not a member of the church.
WOODBURN, Moses buried on the Macafee farm in Sheshequin township, was one of the guards who conducted Major Andre, spy, to his execution.
WOODRUFF, Samuel who served through ten enlistments of service. Buried in Wysox Presbyterian Church Cemetery; not a member of the church.
YORK, Amos Born 13 Oct 1730, CT; died 30 Oct 1778, Wyalusing? Captured by the Indians and Tories i Feb. 1778 and taken to Canada. Later exchanged and returned to his home, where he took fever and died.
Hi Joyce,  Checking the list of Revolutionary War Veterans I do not find William FURMAN,  Commissioned Ensign April 22, 1779 Col. David Sutherland's Regiment Dutchess Co., NY.  Born Nov. 28, 1757 Newtown, Queens, NY, died January 8, 1818 Columbia Township, Bradford Co. PA, buried Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, PA  The SAR application of Webb Chance documents the facts. He migrated to Bradford County from Delaware County, NY before February 12, 1810 according to a property deed filed in the Bradford County records.  Carlton Wolfe
Bradford County PA
Chemung County NY
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