|Capt John Clendenin|
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|Death: ||Aug., 1802|
Son of John Clendenin and Janet Huston Clendenin and nephew of Samuel & Isabella Sharon Huston.
Served in the Revolutionary War. 6th Company, 3rd Battalion of Cumberland County Associators and on 31 July 1777 was commissioned 1st Lieutenant in James Semple's Company, Col. William Chambers' Regiment.
He was in the Battles of Brandywine, Germantown and Chestnut Hill, when Washington withdrew from White Marsh to Valley Forge the Regiment was sent to the west side of the Schuylkill river to protect the left flank of the Army against attack from Lord Cornwallis. He rose to the position of Captain, the Sword, blue coat and big hat he wore in the service, he bequeathed to his son John.
On 3 April 1798 Gov. Mifflin appointed him Justice of the peace for East Pennsboro twp., which position he held until his death. He died in August 1802, there is no record when his wife died. Their remains are buried in the Pine Hill Graveyard.
Captain John Clendenin made his will May 1802 which was probated August 1802. The farm stands bequeathed to his son William.
John Clendenin (1704 - 1797)
Janet Huston Clendenin (1705 - 1797)
Elizabeth Caldwell Clendenin*
William Clendenin (____ - 1835)*
Agnes Clendenin Huston (1778 - ____)*
John Clendenin (1782 - 1852)*
Isabella Clendenin Eckels (1790 - 1846)*
Samuel Clendenin (1791 - 1867)*
John Clendenin (____ - 1802)
James Clendenin (1745 - 1799)*
Pine Hill Graveyard
Silver Spring Township
Created by: PaGenieGirl
Record added: Aug 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40206537
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