Eastern Delaware County
American Revolutionary War Veterans

 

Compiled by Suzanne Allen
Photos of Markers by Polly Horn
 

 

Adams, Sergeant Abraham, 1755-1822, served in New Jersey Militia, buried in Harlem Cemetery cemetery marker
 

Adams, Private David, 1761-1835, born in Sussex County, New Jersey, enrolled in militia in 1778, served in Captain Bonnalís Company in New Jersey, served several tours, moved to Susquehannah, Pennsylvania, moved to Harlem Township in 1814, buried in Harlem Cemetery cemetery marker
 

Atherton, James, 1750-1828, buried in Galena Cemetery cemetery marker
 

Beach, George, 1755-1844, buried in Sunbury Memorial Park cemetery marker
 

Bennett, Elisha, 1756-1831, New York Navy, buried in Redbank Cemetery
cemetery marker
 

Bennett, Ishmael, 1724-1820, served in the Army, buried in Harlem Cemetery cemetery marker

 

Bennett, Private Oliver, served from Pennsylvania in Revolutionary War,

buried in Redbank Cemetery  cemetery marker

 

Bidlack, Philemon, 1760-1844, served in the Army, buried in Sunbury Memorial Park  cemetery marker

 

Blain, Private Elam (Allen),  1760-1846, served in Captain John Heardís Company, Colonel Anthony Whiteís Continental Dragoons, New Jersey, came to Delaware County in 1820 from Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, buried in Hunt Cemetery cemetery marker
 

Brown, Private Ezekiel, 1760-1841, listed in Soldiers of the Revolution, enlisted in Revolutionary Army in 1776 from Orange County, New York, served in Colonel Potter's regiment. His parents were killed by Indians and then Brown, his sister, and her children were captured. Came to Berkshire Township in 1808, served as one of original Delaware County Commissioners, buried in Galena Cemetery. cemetery marker

 

Budd, John, 1750-1839, served in Army in Pennsylvania service, came to Harlem Township from Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania with 4 sons in 1810, buried in Harlem Cemetery cemetery marker

 

Caldwell, James, 1760-1846, served in North Carolina, buried in Trenton Cemetery

 

Carpenter, Lieutenant Benjamin, born Jan. 20, 1750 in Orange County, New York, served in 10th Regiment, Pennsylvania, served in Battle of Wyoming, July 3, 1778, came to Berkshire in 1806 from Pennsylvania.  Died September 27, 1823, buried in Galena Cemetery cemetery marker     more about Benjamin Carpenter
 

Carpenter, Reverend Gilbert, brother of Benjamin, listed in DAR, buried in Galena Cemetery cemetery marker

 

Carpenter, Captain Nathan, born April 2, 1757, served as a private during the war fought in the Battle of Bunker Hill and was made a captain of New York Militia in 1793, came to Delaware County in 1801, died September 9, 1814


Closson
, Richard, born about 1748, DAR Roster III, died 1831, buried in Burnside Cemetery in Genoa Township cemetery marker

 

Condit, Captain Jonathan, served as Captain of Militia in 2nd New Jersey Regiment in Revolutionary War (father of Simon Condit)

 

Condit, Simon, 1761-1839, listed in Soldiers of the Revolution and DAR Roster III, pension from New Jersey, buried in Trenton Cemetery, Delaware County, Ohio

 

Cook, Benjah  born December 19, 1759 in Preston, Connecticut, served in the Alarm Service in 1775 in Captain Bordmanís Company, died November 18, 1839, buried in Fancher Cemetery cemetery marker


Copeland, Eleazar, 
served in Revolutionary War, buried in Curtis Cemetery
 

Coykendall, Harmon, 1757-1853, served in Revolutionary War in  New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, buried in Old Blue Church Cemetery, Kingston Township cemetery marker


Culver, Edward,
1751-1831, listed in DAR Roster III, buried in Stark Cemetery  cemetery marker
 

Fancher, William, born July 6, 1764 in Poundridge, Westchester, New York, served in Captain Boutonís Company of Colonel Craneís Regiment of New York Troops in 1781, shot by accident and wounded in both feet, crippled for life, pensioned from Pennsylvania, came to Delaware County in 1810 from Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, died February 5, 1829, buried in Fancher Cemetery cemetery marker


Fisher, Private Jacob
, 1759-1843, served under Jacob Hoover, Pennsylvania Militia, buried in Berkshire Cemetery cemetery marker

 

Garlinghouse, James,  Born about 1765 and died Oct. 2, 1850, age 85 years 8 months and buried in Fancher Cemetery. From Sussex County, New Jersey. James Elijah Garlinghouse, son of John Garlinghouse and Jane Leonard (or Joanna Buchanan), married in 1789 to wife, Eleanor Hunt. (James' Great Grandson, Emery Garlinghouse, was wounded at Atlanta during the Civil War and is buried in Center Village Cemetery.) Served in the 2nd New Jersey Regiment, Continental Line. The 2nd New Jersey was in many ways typical of the many units that served, yet in other respects it was remarkable for its breadth of service and the actions it fought. During the regiment's seven year existence it had three colonels, Israel Shreve was Colonel from 1777 to 1780. The 2nd participated in six battles and one formal siege (Short Hills, Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth, Springfield, Connecticut Farms, Yorktown), as well as several minor actions (Haddonfield/Cooper's Ferry, April 1778; Newark, February 1779; Newtown, 29 August 1779; Spencer's Ordinary, June 1781), and numerous skirmishes. The regiment also took part in several large winter camps (Valley Forge, 1777/ 1778; Morristown, 1779/1780; and the final cantonment at New Windsor, 1782/1783), and was separated from the main army during other cold seasons (by itself at Trenton Barracks, winter 1775/1776; with the New Jersey Brigade at Elizabethtown and Newark, 1778/1779 and Pompton, 1780/1781).  - - - DAR confirmation 2009 - state New Jersey, Rank private, birth 1765 in New Jersey, died Oct. 2, 1850, Harlem Township, buried Delaware County, Ohio. Served under Captain William Helm, Colonel Israel Shreve, 2nd New Jersey Regiment Continental Line. Information added by Vicki Tieche.
 

Gregory, James,  1764-1842, listed on DAR Roster III, served in the Army, buried in Berkshire Cemetery cemetery marker
 

Hatch, Joseph, 1761-1824, served in Connecticut or Massachusetts, buried in Harlem Cemetery  cemetery marker


Hess, Abraham,
1765-1839, listed on DAR Roster III, buried in Sunbury Memorial Park  cemetery marker 

 

Hill, Zimri, born 1762 in Torrington, Litchfield County, Connecticut, enlisted in the Army in 1778, stationed near West Point under General McDouglas, died July 16, 1834, buried in Fancher Cemetery cemetery marker
 

Himrod, Andrew, 1763-1847, served in Pennsylvania Militia and Army during Revolutionary War, buried in Berkshire Cemetery cemetery marker

Huff
, John, 1763-1837, served the Army under Colonels Seeley and Hankinson in New Jersey, buried in Sunbury Memorial Park  cemetery marker

 

Jones, Crocker,  1748-1839, enlisted in Army in Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania, winter of 1777, served on Continental Line in Revolutionary War, buried in Berkshire Cemetery cemetery marker

Jones, Solomon, 1753-1823, served in Regiment of Thomas Nixon, company of Captain Elijah Danford, Massachusetts Line, buried in Berkshire Cemetery
cemetery marker


Knapp, Edward, served in Army, died March 23, 1821, buried in Galena Cemetery cemetery marker

 

Landon, Private Ebenezer, 1759- ___, served in Revolutionary War, buried in Berkshire Cemetery cemetery marker
 

Longwell, James, 1754-1820, served in the Army in the Revolutionary War, buried in Berkshire Cemetery, no stone
 

Loop, Christian, 1754-1826, buried in Berkshire Cemetery cemetery marker
 

Lott, Ebenezer, 1747-1829, listed in Roster III, served in Revolutionary War, buried in Stark Cemetery


Lott, Captain Zephaniah, 1742-1829, served in 6th Associated Company, Southhampton Township Militia, Bucks County, Pennsylvania and served as captain of 5th Company, First Battalion, Bucks County Militia, buried in Stark Cemetery  cemetery marker

 

McCoy, Private Ephriam, 1739-1823, served in the Army under Colonel Wyllis, Salman(Solomon) Lott, Colonel Zebulon Butler (of Wyoming Valley fame), and Captain Judd, buried in Sunbury Memorial Park cemetery marker
 

McLain (McLane), Laughlin, 1757-1828, pensioned from Virginia, buried in Sunbury Memorial Park cemetery marker


McNett, Private Adam (aka McNitt, McKnight), 1763-1848, served in Army under Col. Maxwell and Tupper, Captains Abbot and Sparks, in Massachusetts, buried in Sunbury Memorial Park cemetery marker

 

Moore, Captain Leonard, (James L.), 1756-1837, came from Chenango County, New York, buried in Galena Cemetery cemetery marker


Osterhaut, Lieutenant Gideon 1730-1813, served in New York, buried in Galena Cemetery cemetery marker
 

Parker, Reverend Styles, 1765-1847, served as private under Colonel J. Brooks, Captain Luke Day of the 7th Massachusetts Regiment, buried in Galena Cemetery cemetery marker
 

Parks, Thomas, 1764-1847, on 1800 and 1810 in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, buried in Fancher Cemetery cemetery marker

 

Perfect, William, 1747-1813, to Ohio in 1801 from Kentucky/Virginia, listed on DAR Roster III, buried in Sunbury Memorial Park cemetery marker
 

Pierce, Jonathan, 1789-1824, listed on DAR Roster III, buried in Sunbury Memorial Park

 

Pierce, Silas, 1756-1857, listed on DAR Roster III, buried in Galena Cemetery

wife'scemetery marker

 

Potter, Joseph, 1754-1854, served in New Jersey, buried in Old Blue Cemetery, Kingston Township, Delaware County, Ohio  cemetery marker
 

Roberts, Lieutenant Hezekiah, 1744-1822, served in 7th Company, 3rd Regiment of Pennsylvania Militia in Revolutionary War, buried in Sunbury Memorial Park cemetery marker

 

Rogers, Private Bixbe, served in Army under George Washington at Trenton, New Jersey in 1777 as a private from Connecticut in Revolutionary War, served 7 years, died September 1831, buried in Burnside (Bon Air) Cemetery, Genoa Township. cemetery marker
 

Sebring, Private Fulkard, 1745-1822, served in Pennsylvania unit under Captains Paul Kester and Henry Dorrock during Revolutionary War.  Sebring was proven as a Delaware County Pioneer as living in the county in 1813, buried in Redbank Cemetery cemetery marker
 

Smith, Ralph, 1760-1827, listed on DAR Roster, buried in Galena Cemetery
cemetery marker
 

Thompson, Richard, born 1731 in Dublin, Ireland, served in Army as drummer and drum major in several wars including Revolutionary where he was said to be a drummer for General George Washington, served as fifer in Captain Burgess Ballís Company, 5th Virginia Regiment under Commander Josiah Parper, died in 1836 buried in Fancher Cemetery in Harlem Township
cemetery marker
 

Thompson, Stephen,  served as drum major, buried in Harlem Township

 

Van Sickle, Peter, born 1749, served as a Private in Capt. Graham's Company of Pawling's Regiment of the New York Militia.  He died January 27, 1843 and is buried in Porter/Stark Cemetery.  cemetery marker

 

Williams, Private John, 1744-1837, born in Orange County, New York, served in Captain John Minthornís Company, Colonel John Hathornís New York Regiment, served under Captain Peter Petoloff in New York Troops guarding the frontiers against Indians, served at the Battle of Minisink in 1779, moved to Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, and then to Sunbury, Ohio in 1817, buried in Sunbury Memorial Park cemetery marker
 

Williams, Reverend John, 1756-1814, born in Maryland, listed on Roster III, served as a private in Continental Line.  Served as chaplain in Revolutionary War under command of Nathan Perry.  Moved from Pennsylvania to Genoa Township in 1807 buried in Curtis / CopelandCemetery, Genoa Township, Delaware County, Ohio cemetery marker
 

Young, Morgan, 1748-1844, listed on Roster I, served in the Army, pensioned in Ohio, buried in Galena Cemetery cemetery marker

 

Sources:    
  • Baskins, The 1880 History of Delaware County, Ohio
  • Budd, Nellie Havens and Pierce, Doris, Early Settlers Buried in Eastern Delaware County
  • Delaware County Cemetery Lists
  • Powell, Esther Wyant, Delaware County Men Born Before 1801, Buried in Old Delaware County, Ohio
  • Delaware County Veterans List, Delaware County Recorders Office website
  • History of Harlem Township by Vicki Tieche
  • 56th NSDAR Report, Roster III, Soldiers of the American Revolution Who Lived in the State of Ohio
  • John Williams' Pension Documents