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David Manson, Sr

Birth
Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death 6 May 1836 (aged 82)
Fletcher, Miami County, Ohio, USA
Burial Casstown, Miami County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 79572840 · View Source
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David was born in Belfast, Ireland, and immigrated with his family as a small child to York County, Pennsylvania.
He married Jean Johnston on February 1, 1780.

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Soldier in the American Revolution
Enlisted in York County, Pennsylvania, served in New Jersey, and re-enlisted in what was called the Flying Camp under Col. William Cosby. He aided in the building of Ft. Lee and retreated when Ft. Washington was taken. He was with Gen. George Washington that Christmas night that Washington crossed the Delaware River.
Was placed in the pension roll of Miami County, Ohio
Allowed pension September 25, 1832

(info taken from S.A.R. application #73853)
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Gravesite Details Also known as Brown Schoolhouse Cemetery, the school has been torn down and the cemetery is gone with no headstones visible.

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  • Maintained by: Mary Jo
  • Originally Created by: Preserving the Past
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79572840
  • Mary Jo
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Manson, Sr (Oct 1753–6 May 1836), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79572840, citing Curtis Cemetery, Casstown, Miami County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Mary Jo (contributor 48552162) .