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 Christopher “Stophel” Eye

Christopher “Stophel” Eye

Birth
Germany
Death Mar 1797 (aged 49–50)
Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 18109222 · View Source
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Christopher Eye immigrated to the American colonies in 1754, eventually settling in western Virginia, which today is Pendleton County, West Virginia. In the American Revolution, he joined the Virginia Militia in 1779, led by Capt. Peter Hull, and he eventually fought in the final campaign of the war at Yorktown. Christopher Eye was the father of several children and numerous descendants. He was buried close to the remains of his original homestead off Dry Run Road on Dickenson Mountain, which is southeast of the town of Franklin, West VA. The grave is on private property and on top of a knoll. The burial plot perhaps contains three graves and since 1998 has been fenced and maintained by Herbert Eye and his daughter Christina Eye Clapsaddle, who are descendants of Christopher Eye.


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  • Created by: Nancy Anwyll
  • Added: 28 Feb 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18109222
  • Nancy Anwyll
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christopher “Stophel” Eye (1747–Mar 1797), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18109222, citing Eye Cemetery #15, Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Nancy Anwyll (contributor 46893962) .