Full name: Alexander Campbell Dale
Continental Chapter of SAR placed govt marker, 27 Apr 1964. Proof of service: Pension R. 2630, Maryland. Applied for pension, 15 Jul 1835 in Delaware Circuit Court, stating he served under his father, Josiah Dale (Ref: Kemper, 20th Century History of Delaware Co IN, Vol 1 page 18)
Revolutionary War veteran, Private, Maryland Militia, Sinepuxent (Bay) Battalion of Worcester Co under Capt Josiah Dale during the time that Cornwallis entered Chesapeake Bay (1780-1781). His pension was denied because he served less than 6 mos. Cornwallis surrendered on 19 Oct 1781. Filed in Muncietown, Delaware Co IN (rejected pension per ancestry.com record)
Wife: Elizabeth Cord (1760-1830)
Children per will:
1. Elisha Dale 1800-1842
2. John R Dale 1795-1861
3. William Dale 1797-1852
4. Rhoda Hannah Dale Leathers 1809-1829 (her son, George Campbell Leathers is in the will)
Will probated 29 March 1841 in Delaware Co IN for Alexander Campbell Dale
Delaware Co Land Patents, 3-28-1827 & 4-24-1827 (over 410 acres) Campbell Dale owned the land on which the village of Daleville was built. (History of Delaware Co, Salem Township) Sale of the first lots in Daleville was in 1838.
Parents: Josiah Dale (1736-1795) & Tabitha Campbell (1724-1814) of Worcester MD. Josiah served as Capt in Maryland Militia in American Revolution. Josiah inherited part of the John Dale Plantation in 1782. Campbell Dale inherited 1 slave girl. Ref: Will of John Dale, proved 8 Jan 1782, Worcester MD. Family records of the Dale family are in St Martin's Church Parish, Showell, Worcester Co MD. (There are only 2 known burials in the St Martin's Church cemetery and they are not Dale's.)
Note: St Martins Church is about 12 miles west of Ocean City MD between Showell & Berlin MD.
1774 Worcester Co probate will of John Cord, Exec Adm: wife Rhoda Cord, Surety 1: Josiah Dale, Surety 2: John Postley
1 Mar 1791, Campbell Dale, witness to Samuel Bratten will, Ocean City MD Museum site, Delaware Co MD.
In 1794 Worcester Co, Josiah Dale willed "Green Swamp" to his son Campbell Dale. In 1850, John Milbourn Dale enlarged this property and called it Green Swamp Enlarged.
1798 Worcester Co probate will of William Cord, Exec Adm: wife Tabitha Cord, Surety 1: Joshua Prideau, Surety 2: Campbell Dale
1800 census, Worcester Co MD: Campbell Dale, 1 male to 10, 1 male to 16, 1 male 45&up, 1 female to 10, 1 female to 16, 1 female 45&up
1810 census, Worcester Co MD: Camel Dale, 1 male 10-15, 2 males 16-25, 1 male 45&over, 1 female under 10, 2 females 16-25, 1 female 45&over
1820 census, Worcester Co MD: Campbell Dale age 45&up, 3 males 16-26, 2 females 16-26, 1 female 45&up.
1823 tax record, Worcester MD
1830 census, Mount Pleasant, Delaware Co IN: Cample Dale, 1 male under 20, 1 male 30-30, 5 males 40-49, 1 male 70-79, 1 female 40-49, total free white: 9
1840 census, Salem twp, Delaware Co IN: Campbel Dale, 1 white under 20, 2 white 20-49, total free white: 4
Alexander Campbell Dale 1756-1840
Josiah Dale 1736-1795
John Dale 1712-1782
Archibald Dale 1691-1767
John Dale 1658-1708 (Londonderry Ireland to Somerset MD)
John R Dale (1795 - 1860)*
William C Dale (1797 - 1852)*
Elisha C. Dale (1800 - 1842)*
Created by: Janet LaMotte
Record added: Jan 09, 2011
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