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Official Roster
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Soldiers of the American Revolution
buried in the state of Ohio

Source: The Official Roster of the Soldiers of the American Revolution
buried in the state of Ohio
Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Adjutant Generals Dept.
Publ. 1929 - 1341 pgs.

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O'BRIEN, DANIEL Cuyahoga Co.
  Privateer Maryland Continental.
Br. 1734.
Alive 1818.
Bur. Rice Cem., Brecksville.
Further information: Western Reserve Chap.
O'DONNELL, WILLIAM Columbiana Co.
  Bur. Catholic Cem. Dungannon.
Further information: Bethia Southwick Chapt.
OGILVIE, THOMAS Coshocton Co.
  Pvt. in /va. Tr. 1778.
Br. 1740 in Scotland.
Mar. 1783, Jane Taylor.
D. 1842, Coshocton, O.
Ref: Natl. No. 101947, Vol. 103, p. 288 D. A. R. Lin.
OHLE, HENRY, SR. Mahoning Co.
  Pvt. and Lt. in Heidelburg Twp., Northampton Co.
Pensioned. Br. 1753.
Mar. Abbie Lark.
Children:
  Michel,
  David,
  Henry,
  John,
  Jacob,
  Abraham,
  Eve Hood,
  Maria Waggoner, Mary Shotts.
D. 1849.
Bur.. "Old Dutch" Cem., Canfield G. M.
OLDFIELD, WILLIAM Richmond Co.
  Enl. 1777, serving under Capts William Clark, Rosecrans, DeWitt and Richard Goldsmith.  Col. Geo. Clinton's Regt. NY Tr.  In 1833 applied for pension and allowed.
Br. 1750, Orange Co., NY.
Mar. Elizabeth (Betsy) Taylor (br. 1757).
D. 1834, Belleville, Richland Co.
Ref: Natl. No. 74046, Vol.. 75, D. A. R. Line.
OLDRIDGE, HENRY Adams Co.
  Bur. Ohio Brush Creek, either in Foster or McColm Cem. 
Further information Sycamore Chap.
OLIVER, ALEXANDER Clermont Co.
  Lt. of Capt. Abel Dinsmore's Company, Col. David Field's 5th Regt. Hampshire Co., Mass. Mil. 1766.
Br. 1744, Worcester, Mass.
Mar. Marry Warner in 1794 (br. 1750. d. 1808).
D. 1829, Point Pleasant, O. 
Ref: Natl. No. 13680, 100058, Vol. 101, p. 18, D. A. R. Lin.
OLIVER, ALEXANDER Washington Co.
  Corp. in Capt. Josiah King's Company, Col. David Brewer's Regt.; also Sgt. in Capt. Shay's Company, Col. Putnam's Regt.
Br. Brookfield, Mass.
D. Belpre, O.
Bur. Belpre, O.
Settled at Belpre in 1789 on lot No. 16 just below what is now Cedarville.
During the Indian War his family found shelter in "farmers Castle."
Ref.: Mass. Soldiers and Sailors.
Further information: Marietta Chap.
OLIVER, ROBERT, Col. Washington Co.
  Entered serv. as a Lt. marching with a Company of Minute Men to Cambridge where he was advanced to a Captaincy in the 3rd Mass. Regt.  In 1777 he was commissioned Maj. and 1779 promoted to Lt. Col. of the 10th Regt.  At the close of the war made Colonel by brevet.
Br. 1738, Boston, Mass.
D. May, 1810, Waterford, O. 
In company with Maj. Hatfield White and Capt. John Dodge he erected a sawmill and grist mill on Wolf Creek in Waterford District about a mile from the creek's mouth.  In 1790 moved to Marietta.  Representative from Washington Co. in Territorial Legislature in 1798.
Ref:  Hildreth's Pioneer Hist.
Further information: Marietta Chap.
OLIVER, THOMAS Jackson Co.
  Joined 6th Va. Regt. under Col. Muhlenberg in 1779, served 3 yrs an d7 mos.
Br. May 10, 1763, Maryland.
Mar. 3 times;
  first wife, Sarah Edwards, dau. of Joseph Edwards. (d. Mason Co., Va.)
    Children:
    William,
    Thomas,
    Charles,
    Wesley,
    Nancy,
    Rebecca,
    Elizabeth,
    Sarah,  all lived to maturity.
D. Feb. 23, 1844, aged 80 yrs.
Bur. Mt. Zion Cem. near Jackson, Jackson Co.
Monument.
Father died when he was 14, lived with Uncle Loffland, Loudoun Co., Va., until enlisting;  In 1816 came to Ohio settled at Symee Creek, leasing part of school land.
Pensioned 1834, getting $80 a year.
Ref: son by second wife.  Hiram Oliver, furnished this data to d. W. Williams.
Further information: Capt. John James Chapt.
OLMSTEAD, FRANCIS Franklin Co.
  Served in Col. Webb's Regt. Continental Line as Ensign in Capt. John F. Wyllis' Company from 1778 to 1781.
Br. Simsburg, Conn., in 1760.
D. 1828, Blendon Twp.
"Died Jan. 21, 1828, in the 68th yr of his age."
GM Revolutionary Grave Committee.  Bronze marker May 30, 1912.
Emigrated to Ohio with his family of sons in 1810, and settled in Blendon Twp., Franklin Co.
Further information: Columbus Chap.
ORR, JAMES Miami Co.
  Enl. in Kentucky, 1794, under Wayne.
D. 1859, aged 85 yrs.
Bur. Raper Chapel Cem.
GM Miami Chap with bronze marker in 1904.
Further information: Miami Chap.
ORR, WILLIAM Mahoning Co.
  Ranger in Washington Co., Pa., and Westmoreland Co., Capt. Andrew Sweatingen, Cumberland Co., Pa.
Pensioned.
Br. 1755.
Mar. Mary ____, (1759-1849).
Children:
  James,
  Margaret,
  Humphrey,
  William,
  Thomas,
  Russell,
  Anna,
  Abraham,
  Isaac,
  Mary.
(Anna, mar. John Johnson)
D. 1815 or 1825 (1815 thus reported).
Bur. Old Covenanters Cem., Jackson Twp. on the brow of the hill.
Ref: Pa. Archives, 3 series, Vol. 23, pp. 199, 212, 312, 810, Trumbull and Mahoning Co. History Vol. 2.
Further information: Mahoning Chap.
ORTON, LEMUEL Delaware Co.
  Served 5 yrs as Pvt. under Col. Elisha Sheldon and Capts. Stoddard, Hoagland, Wadsworth, 2nd Regt. Continental Light Dragoons, Conn. Tr.
Battles of Brandywine, Monmouth, Frog's Neck and Young's at Tarrytown.  Was shot in the head, but not entirely disabled.
Br. Mch. 5, 1761, Litchfield, Conn.
Mar. Sibble Peck in 1785, (br. 1762, died 1850).
Bur. Trenton Twp.
MI:  "Lemuel Orton, Jr., died Sept. 29, 1831, in the 71st year of his age."
GM by Revolutionary Grave Committee with bronze marker May 30, 1912.
Pensioned Sept. 21, 1818.  Amount $1,290.66, annual allowance $96.00.
Settled in Conn. and lived there several yrs.  Later moved to Ohio and settled on a farm north of Worthington.
Ref. Compare Natl. No. 69,100, Vol. 70, p. 39, and Natl. No. 70, 281, Vol. 71, p. 102, D. A. R. Lin.
Further information: Delaware and Columbus Chap.
OSBORN, JOSIAH (Co. not stated)
  Received on claim executed 1833 for serv. as Pvt. 1777 Conn Tr. under Capt. David Olmstead, and in N. Y. under Capt. Thomas Hunt, 1781.
Br. 1761, Ridgefield. holdings.
Held several Twp. Offices and member of M. E. Church. 
Ref: Mrs Nellie Osburn Callaway, Lenox, Iowa.
OSBORN, JOSHUA Trumbull Co.
  Pvt.   Served first in Capt. Theopolis Whunson's Company of New Haven, attached to 8th Regt.  Participated in battles Germantown and Monmoth, in winter 1778-79.  Regt. under command Col. John Chandler.  Granted pension under Act. of Congress of 1818.
Br. Feb. 18, 1759, Waterbury, Conn.
Parents:  Amos Osborn and Elizabeth Hotchbiss.
Mar. Diana Warner, 1781.
Children:
  Reuben,
  Chloe,
  Sheldon,
  Gilbert,
  Leonard,
  Stephen,
  Sterling,
  Dorcas,
  Rosanna,
  Amanda,
  Anna,
  Phebe.
D. Sept. 27, 1837, Southington, O.
Bur. Center Cem., Southington, about center of cem.
MI: Name of Joshua Osborn and wife, date of their births and deaths.
GM by his estate.
Drew pension under act of legislature of 1812.
He wintered in Valley Forge 1777-1778 and quartered in Conn village on the Hudson in 1778-1779.  Regt. under command of Col. John Chandler.  Farmer, large land holdings.  Held several Twp. Offices and member of M. E. Church.
Ref: Mrs. Mable Troxal, Glendale, Calif, and Natl. No. 85,887, Vol. 86, D. A. R. Lin.
Further information: Mary Chesney Chap. 
OSBORN, NICHOLAS Mahoning Co.
  Served in the Rev. in Va.
Pensioner.
Br. 1724, England.
Parents: Richard Osborn, Jr.
Mar. Margaret Conard.
Children:
  Jonathan (mar. ___ Russell),
  Sarah, (mar. Jas. Russell),
  Abraham, (mar. Rachel Potts),
  Richard,
  John, (mar. Polly Fig),
  Betsey (mar. Ben Beal),
  Anthony,
  Joseph, (mar. Marg. Wolfcale),
  Aaron, (mar. McSorky),
  Mary.
D. June 30, 1818, near Junction of 4 twp. corners, (Youngstown, Boardman, Canfield and Austintown.)
Bur. Cornersburg, near Youngstown, O.
On account of his feeling about slavery he sold his fine home in Va. and in 1804 moved to Ohio where he purchased 1110 acres of land and settled.
P. 108 Biog.  E. Ohio-Summers.  Va. Men of the Revolution, p. 218 gives Capt. Osburne, 1777, but the given name is omitted.
Further information: Mahoning Chap.
OSMAN, CHARLES Adams Co.
  Bur. on Satterfield farm on Blue Creek. 
Ref: Hist. of Adams Co.
Fur infor Sycamore Chap.
OSWALD, JACOB Mahoning Co.
  Pvt. 6th Continental Line.
Enl. Apr. 3, 1777.
Pa. Archives series 5, Vol. 111, p. 125, 3d class Northampton Co. Capt. Stohler's Company, Vol. 8, p. 224.
Mar. ____ Everett, daughter of Samuel Everett.
Children:
  Charles.
Cem. not located.
Came from Lynn Twp., Northampton Co., Pa. in 1802 and located in Canfield, O. later moved to Liberty Twp.
Farmer.
Ref: "Trusdale's History of Canfield."
Further information: Mahoning Chap.
OTIS, BARNABAS Marion Co.
  Enl. at Lebanon, Conn. in fall of 1775 under Capt. Keyer, Col. Durkee Continental Establishment, Conn.
Disch. at Morristown, N. J.
Engaged in battle of Princeton.
Pensioner.
Br. 1756, Mass.
Mar. Mehitable Turner, 1783, (d. 1850).
D. Jan. 15, 1850, Marion Co., O.
Bur. Paw Paw Cem., Grand Twp., Marion Co., O.
Applied for pension in 1818.
Ref: Natl. No. 102,639, Vol. 103, 196 D. A. R. Lin.
Further information: Capt. William Hendricks Chap.
OVERLY, FREDERICK Ross Co.
  Scout.
Br. Feb. 27, 1766.
Parents:  Father was Martin Overley.
Mar. Mary Ann ____ (d. Jan. 5, 1850, aged 75 yrs 9 mos 4 days).
Children:  Elizabeth (mar. John Hoarp and d. Aug. 2, 1843), three dau. given names unknown (who mar. Mr. Smitley, Mr. Whelan and Mr. Jennings, respectively), and two sons, names unknown, but thought to be Jacob and John.  Jacob served in War of 1812.
D. May 3, 1848, in Springfield Twp., Ross Co.
Bur. Overly Chapel, Springfield Twp.
MI: "In Memory of Frederick Overley, who departed this life May 3, 1848; aged 82 yrs 2 mos 6 days. 
A Country far from mortal sight, yet, oh, by Faith I see the land of rest, the saints' delight.  The Heaven prepared for me."  G. Meech.
Lived in Bourbon Co., Ky.
IN 1797 came to Ross Co. with his father, Martin, and brothers, Boston and Martin.  Kept bachelor hall until fall, when they had cleared land and planted crops, they returned to Ky. and brought their families back.  No road, only an Indian trail.  His wife carried 8 wks old babe and spinning wheel on her horse.
Ref:  Hist. of Ross and Highland Co., p. 231.
Further information: Nathaniel Massie Chap.
OVERMYER, GEORGE Perry Co.
  Capt.
Br. 1755
Bur. village cem., New Reading, O.
GM Tombstone.
Further information: Nathaniel Hetuck Chap.
OVERMYER, PETER Perry Co.
  Served in Capt. George Overmyer's Company Pa.
Br. 1761.
D. 1843.
Bur. village cem., New Reading, O.
GM by Tombstone.
Further information: Hetuck Chap.
OVIATT, SAMUEL Trumbull Co.
  Br. 1741.
Mar. Sarah _____ (br. May 12, 1733, d. Sept. 7, 1823).
D. Apr. 18, 1848.
Bur. Braceville,
MI: "Samuel Oviatt, born Feb. 22, 1741, died Apr. 18, 1818."
GM by relative and kept in good condition.
Further information: Mary Chesney Chap.
OWEN, JAMES Washington Co.
  Pvt. 3rd Company Sam'l. Phillips, Capt. Col. Jos. Stanton's Regt. 15 mos. serv. RI.
Return June 6, 1777, Pvt. same Regt. received pay from May 10 to Sept. 1777.  Return dated _____ Nov. 10, 1877.  Pvt. same Company same Regt, under Col. Wm. Barton, pay for 3 mos serv Sept. 1 to Dec. 1, 1777.  Pvt. same Company, same Regt. under Col. John Topham from Dec. 1, to Mch. 16, 1778.  Return dated Mch. 10, 1778:  Enl. for town of North Kingston in State.
Bn. June 12, 1787;
Pvt. Capt. Alex Thomas' Company, Col. JOhn Topham's Regt.  In US serv. pay from July 16 to Aug. 16, 1778; Nov. 16 to Dec. 16, 1778; Jan. 16 to Mch. 16, 1779.  Pvt. Col. John Topham's Regt.  On Crary's Balances reported due by a committee Oct. 1785.
Br. 1750.
D. 1799.
Bur. near Lowell, Washington Co.
GM by D. A. R.
Ref: Military Returns S. A. R. Vol. 1, p. 48, Vol. 2, pp. 63, 51, 37, 40, 26, 11, Vol. 4, pp. 83, 84, 85, 66, 65, Vol. 3, p. 7.
Further information Marietta Chap.
OWEN, NOAH Licking Co.
  In Col. Wyllis' Regt. of Conn. Tr.
Br. 1756 Hebron, Conn.
Mar. Elizabeth Gilmore.
D. 1821, Licking Co., O.
Ref.: Natl. No. 56620, Vol. 57, p. 214 D. A. R. Lin.
OWEN, THOMAS Columbiana Co.
  Living in Middleton Twp., Columbiana Co. in 1833 at the age of 80 yrs
Further information: Bethia Southwick Chap.
OWENS, WILLIAM Jackson Co.
  Enl. 1775.
Pvt. in Capt. John Stephenson's Company, Col. Muhlenberg's Regt. and in 1779 in the 8th Virginia Continental Line, Capt. Robert Beall, Col. Gibson.
Br. Frederick Co., Va. in 1762.
Mar. Nancy Creage in (1797).
D. 1829, Jackson Co.
Ref: Natl. No. 54577, Vol. 55, p. 249 D. A. R. Lin
Further information Captain John James Chap.
OWERY, GEORGE Trumbull Co.
  Ensign
Enl. Westmoreland Co., Pa.  Engaged in battles of Long Island, White Plains, Fort Washington, Trenton.
Br. Aug. 18, 1857.
Parents: (He might have been the son "George" of "George Owery" bur. in Mahoning Co., O.)
D. Oct. 20, 1844.
Bur. Marion Cem. Niles, O.
Ml: no stone but application for stone has issued to Boston for shipment of stone.
Ref: Mrs. Eliza Parker Tibbitts.
Further information: Mary Chestney Chap.
OWRY, GEORGE Mahoning Co.
__________________________________ Ensign.
Pensioned.
Br. 1744.
Children:
  Nancy,
  Elizabeth,
  Catherine,
  Mary,
  Francis,
  John,
  George.
D. 1844.
Bur. Old Dutch Cem., Canfield.
GM by Mahoning Chap. Bronz, May 30, 1917
Ref: Pa. Archives, 3 Series, Vol. 23, p. 592 and Harriet Comes, Natl. No. 149180 D. A. R. Lines
Further information: Manoning Chap.
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