CPL Philip Reed Rasin

CPL Philip Reed Rasin

Birth
Kent County, Maryland, USA
Death 1 Apr 1841 (aged 50–51)
Kent County, Maryland, USA
Burial Worton, Kent County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 116115046 · View Source
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He rented farm in Worton Hundred, probably on Porter Grove Road. He was born on a farm on Chinquapin Road, "Town Relief", land which belonged to the Wroth family for generations. Philip Reed Rasin was named after Col. Philip Reed, a friend and fellow soldier of his father William Blackiston Rasin.

SOLDIER: War of 1812 6th Brigade Kent Co Apr 1813-Sept 1813 Philip and Cyrus Rasin private served Apr 19-May 11 1813 and Aug 12-Aug 25 1813 33rd Regiment under Capt. Matthew Tilghman. Kent Co Jul 11-Jul 13 1814 Philip Rasin, Cyrus Rasin, privates. Aug 20 -Sep 6, 1814 Philip Rasin 4th Corp, Cyrus Rasin privates. They were all in the battle at Caulk's field Aug 31 1814.

NEWSPAPER: Republican Star issue of Oct 4 1814 "list of men who were in the action at Caulk's Field on the night of the 31th of August last under Col. Reed... Philip Rasin in Capt. Aquilla Usilton's Artillery Co. and Siras Rasin" A monument is erected at the site "The British commanded by Sir Peter Parker Baronet and the Americans commanded by Col. Philip Reed met in engagement on this field Aug. 31st 1814. The British were defeated and Sir Peter Parker killed. Erected A. D. 1902 by Marylanders to commemorate the patriotism and fortitude of the victor and vanquished."

CENSUS: 1830 Kent Co Philip Rasin Middle District.
Philip Rosen Home in 1830 (City, County, State): District 2, Kent, Maryland Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1 Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2 Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1 Free White Persons - Under 20: 8 Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2 Total Free White Persons: 10 Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 10
1830 U S Census; Census Place: District 2, Kent, Maryland; Page: 433; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 57; Family History Film: 0013180.

DEATH: Date of death given in widow's bounty land warrant application.

OBIT: Kent Co News Dec 18 1841 issue had mention of the auction of the estate of Philip.

ESTATE: Sarah Rasin, admin of Philip Rasin gives inventory p. 161 Dec 7 1841. Kent Co News Dec 28 1841 issue notice of auction of estate of Philip Rasin, deceased by Sarah Rasin admin. sale Thur 30th July at the residence of the late Philip Rasin in Worton. In the minutes of Orphans Court Bk #4 p. 159 Nov 30 1841 letters granted on personal estate of Philip Rasin to Sarah Rasin and that William J. Skirven and Thomas Hynson appraise the same. On Dec. 7, 1841 Sarah Rasin presented the personal estate of Philip Rasin and it was ordered to sell the same and was to advertise same.

Family Notes: Old Family notes found and copied by Carolyn E. Cooper. state Philip Rasin married Sallie Bennett and had Wilhelmina married John William Crouch, Sarah married John Apsley, Mary Ann married Squire James A. Graves, Martha died not married, Ann Elizabeth married William J. Elliott, Richard married Elizabeth Jones, Samuel died when small, hung himself while playing, William married Elizabeth Crouch, sister of John William Crouch. These family bible pages are reprinted in the MGSB Vol. 40 No. 4 Fall 1999 p. 494 contributed by Christos Christou, Jr.

PENSION: BOUNTY LAND 40 acres bounty land for War of 1812 date Nov 25 1850 Mrs. Sarah Rasin age 56 was the widow of Philip Rasin deceased, a private in Capt. Usilton's Co. in the 21st Rgt. of Infantry of Maryland Militia commanded by Col. Reed. She married Philip Rasin Mar 22 1811 by Rev. John Smith and was formerly Sarah Bennett. Phillip died Apr 1 1841. witnesses Cyrus Rasin and Mrs. Rachel (X) Duyer. 120 acres bounty land for War of 1812 date June 11 1855. Mar 19 1855 age 63y Mrs. Sarah Rasin received 40 acres. Mar 23 1855 given 120 acres on Jun 11 1855.


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  • Created by: President Christos Christou Jr
  • Added: 26 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 116115046
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Philip Reed Rasin (1790–1 Apr 1841), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116115046, citing Worton Union ME Church Cemetery, Worton, Kent County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by President Christos Christou Jr (contributor 46491266) .