Crawford County, Pennsylvania

Military Affairs

  1. 1840 U.S. Census, Summerhill Twp. Pension Abstracts, p. 2005:&nbps; LANDON, Thomas, R6116, NJ Line, sol was b 19 Sep 1752 (new style) at Hardwick in Sussex Co NJ & he lived at both Hamburg & Wantage NJ during the Rev War, he appl 28 Sep 1832 at York in Livingston Co NY, a son Benjamin Landon appl 14 May 1857 at Springwater NY aged 71 & he had appl on behalf of himself & the other heirs; Sally Landon of Livingston Co NY, Daniel, Manuel & Thomas Landon, in 1843 sol was a res of Crawford Co PA & he d there 10 Aug 1850, in 1843 a son Thomas, Jr. was of Crawford Co PA & was still there in 1852, the name S.J. Landon was shown in 1857 but no relationship was stated, family records, sol's parents were; William Landon b 15 Apr 1727 & d 24 Jan 1779, Marcy Landon b 29 May 1729 & d 15 Jan 1786, their children were; William b 7 Feb 1748 (old style), James b 24 May 1750 (old style) & the following were all shown as (new style), the sol Thomas b 19 Sep 1752, Joshua b 27 Sep 1754 & d 3 Jul 1779 Nathaniel b 9 Jan 1757, Laban b 13 Jan 1759, Mercy b 2 Oct 1760 & d 3 Apr 1805, Diadema b 24 Apr 1762 & d 17 Nov 17??, Susannah b 29 Jun 1764, Keumah or Reumah b 11 Mar 1767, Edna b 17 Apr 1769 & Mary b 2 Jan 1775
  2. DAR Patriot Index, Cen. Ed., 1736:  LANDON: LANDING Thomas: b 9-19-1752 NJ d 10-9-1847 PA m Nancy Hopkins Pvt NJ

  1. 1840 Census of Pensioners, p. 124:  Beaver/Abijah Learned, aged 80, Silvanus Learned head of household
  2. Pension Abstracts, p. 2017: LARNED, Abijah or Abijah Learned, Anna, W8016, Cont & NH Line, sol was b 2 Feb 1760 in Union Ct & he m Anna Selingham 25 Dec 1783 in Northumberland NH & she was b 15 Sep 1762 or 1764 at Ashburnham MA, children were; Henry b 10 Sep 1784, Irene b 13 May 1786 (these 2 children b at Northumberland NH), Susannah b 22 Jul 1788, Theodoty b 5 Mar 1791, Sylvanus b 16 Apr 1793 (these 3 children b at Colebrook NH) & Sarah b 8 Nov 1795 & she m William Huston, sol lived at Northumberland NH at enl, sol appl 24 Sep 1832 at Salem in Ashtabula Co OH, sol d 10 Jan 1844, wid appl 4 Nov 1845 Monroe OH, wid d 23 Feb 1848 in Crawford Co PA
  3. DAR Patriot Index, Cen. Ed., 1764:  LEARNED: LARNED Abijah: b 2-2-1760 CT d 1-10-1844 OH m Anna Sellingham Pvt NH MA PNSR

  1. 1840 Census of Pensioners, p. 124: Summerhill/Oliver Lawrence, aged 84, Oliver Lawrence head of household
  2. Pension Abstracts, p. 2029:  LAWRENCE, Oliver, S23757, NY Line, sol was b in Oct 1759 on Long Island in NY & was a son of Wm. Lawrence who d when sol was age of 11 yrs & sol then lived near Fishkill on the North River in Dutchess Co NY & at age of 30 he moved to Renssealerville some 18 miles from Albany NY & in 1817 he moved to Crawford Co PA & he appl there 6 Oct 1832 while living with a son Joseph who was aged 48 to 50, sol d 25 Mar 1848
  3. DAR Patriot Index, Cen. Ed., 1754: LAWRENCE: LARRANCE, LAURENCE Oliver: b 10- -1759 NY d 3-23-1848 PA m Patty Wait Pvt NY PNSR

  1. 1800 U.S. Census
  2. 1800 PA Septennial Census
  3. 1810 U.S. Census
  4. Crawford Co. Court of Quarter Sessions, April Session 1801 [Thomas L. Yoset, unpubl. ms.]:  James Long, yeoman, clerk of the general election [this may be James Long, Jr.], indicted for neglect of duties, in failing to record votes for Albert Gallatin, at the town of Meadville 14 Oct. 1800.  James Long was surety for deft. 3 April 1801.
  5. CCo. Deeds H-1:226 (assignment from James Fitz Randolph to James Long of 100 acres in [then] Mead Twp. “for and in consideration of the settlement residence and improvements made on the within described piece or parcel of land by James Long of the Township of Mead and County of Crawford to and for my use and benefit as well as in consideration of the payment of taxes assessed on the same, all of which it appears to my satisfaction he has done,” dated 1 July 1819, rec. 10 July 1819, with Cookson Long as a witness).  The 100 acres was from the northeast corner of a tract on Woodcock Creek in Power’s District warranted to John Malbeak and purchased by James Fitz Randolph of [then] “Allegany” County on 1 Aug. 1797 from the Holland Land Co. (CCo. Deeds H-1:225 [rec. 10 July 1819]). This may be HLC Tract 169 called “Normandy”; see CCG 18(1995):61.
  6. 1826-27 Pa. Laws 258 (No. 121 §1, “for the relief of sundry soldiers and widows of soldiers of the revolutionary war”), approved 13 April 1827:  James Long of Crawford Co. granted $40 immediately and $40 annuity, payable half yearly, commencing 1 Jan. 1827.
  7. t.s., Blair Cemetery:  In Memory | of | James Long born AD 1738 | he was a revolutionary soldier, & was | Clerk of a Reg’t controֈd by Gen Wayne, | under the illustrious Washington | he died April 6th 1830, in the 93rd year | --of his age-- | [8 line epitaph, beginning, “Mans age is seventy years is set … | [?] How short the time! how frail the …”
  8. 1874 CCo. Directory, p. 121 (history of Woodcock Twp.):  “Settlements were made in 1794 by Henry Rust, from Westmoreland county, James Long, a native of Lancaster county, who died in 1830, in the 93rd year of his age, and John H. Bossard, who came from the vicinity of Greensburg, Westmoreland county.”
  9. [DAR Patriot Index, Cen. Ed.: LONG: LANG James: b 1758 PA d 12- -1841 OH m Elizabeth Douglass Cpl PA; James: b 11-18-1764 PA d 12-28-1848 OH m (1)X (2)Susannah Knight Pvt PA]
  10. V.A.  James Long; served as Captain, 4th Company Philadelphia City Militia

  1. Pension Abstracts, p. 2129:  LOVETT, Samuel, S40099, CT Line, sol was b 14 Nov 1753, he lived at Simsbury in Hartford Co CT at enl & he appl 9 Jun 1818 Crawford Co PA aged 64, in 1820 was had [sic] a wife & 3 daughters aged 12, 10 & one aged 4 to 4 yrs [sic] (no names given)
  2. Ct.CP #11 April Term 1827, AD 8:358, Rebecah Lovett v. Samuel Lovett, Jr. (Samuel Lovett, as her next friend, signed petition).
  3. [who was the Mrs. Rhoda Lovett who m. Nicholas Lord? see Dick Pierson's article, CCG 6:34+]
  4. History of Venango County, Pennsylvania (Chicago: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890; repr. Marceline, Missouri: Walsworth Publ. Co., 1984):  “The following is a list of the Revolutionary veterans who are known to have lived in this county, with such facts of a personal nature as could be collected: ... Samuel Lovett resided for a time in Cherry Tree at an early date, but removed to Crawford county before his death.”
  5. DAR Patriot Index, Cen. Ed., 1848:  LOVETT: Samuel: b 11-14-1753 CT d 12-31-1828 PA m Rhoda (Whipple) Cutler Pvt CT PNSR
  6. V.A.[?]:  Samuel Lovett; served Samuel Willys Line Regt, Capt. Oliver Hanchettes Co. Col