|Birth: ||Nov. 16, 1727, Germany|
|Death: ||Mar. 4, 1781|
A memorial stone was placed in St. Paul's Cemetery after DeWalt's burial place nearby in an orchard was lost and family graves plowed over. His last wife was Margaret Becker Frederick. It was said he had twelve children. There are questions as to actual dates of births and names of first two wives, but his first or second wife was probably Mary Jane Domer(Dormer) who was killed in a barn fire trying to save the animals.
Dewalt took an Oath of Allegiance to the Colonial Cause before the Justice of the Peace in Washington Co, MD. Feb. 28, 1778 (Revolutionary War) found in unpublished records, Vol 3, Pg 39 of the D.A.R. and from "Maryland Historical Magazine", Vol 12, Pg 345. Name given "Devault Anchony".
Christian Angney (1749 - 1824)*
Rebecca Ankeny Koch (1755 - 1832)*
Jacob Ankeny (1766 - 1798)*
"To the Memory of De Walt Ankeny, the first of his name and the founder of that family in America, one thousand seven hundred forty six, born 1733 died at Clear Spring, MD., 1781."
Saint Pauls Lutheran Church Cemetery
Created by: Barbara Anderson
Record added: May 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37592033