Notes for Daniel Mickey: Served with George Washington at Valley Forge in the winter and spring of 1777-1778. He was in the 8th Pennsylvania, 2nd Brigade under Col Daniel Broadhead. He was released Jan 31, 1779 and moved to Kentucky. From KY, he moved to Ohio in 1804 and died in Franklin Co., OH near Dublin in Perry Township. He is on the official roster of Soldiers of the American Revelution Buried in the State of Ohio, Vol 1, pg 255.[Mickey.FTW]
[Brøderbund WFT Vol. 17, Ed. 1, Tree #1505, Date of Import: 21 Jul 2001]
Daniel Mickey was a Revolutionary War soldier of Irish descent and served as private, ensign, 2nd lieutenant and 1st lieutenant in Col Daniel Brodheat's 8th Pennsylvania regiment. He was with General Washington during the bitter winter at Valley Forge. He was wounded and discharaged in 1779. He re-enlisted and trensferred to the frontiers of Pennsylvania , Ohio and Kentucky and was with General Clark on some raids of Shawnee towns.
After his discharge he moved from Pennsylvania to Mason County Kentucky with his family. Since he had seen the Ohio territory while serving under General Clark and liked it so much, he and other married children of his family located on a tract of land in Champaign County, Ohio in 1805. The portion of Champaign County in which he settled later became Clark County. A year later he was given a grant of land for his military service in Dublin, Franklin County, Ohio. The land was located on the east bank of the Sciota River. He lived there until his death in 1807. He and his wife were interred in the Deardorff Cemetery near Dublin, Ohio. The bodies were moved in later years and the location is unknown.
"History of Franklin and Pickaway Countiles" , page 377 Captain Daniel Mickey came from Kentucky in 1801 and settled a mile and a half below Dublin bridge, on the fourth quarter of the township, lot 10, in 1804. He was a soldier during the Revolutilonary war, and served six years. His eldest son Thomas, was a captain in the war of 1812. He was killed by a fall from a bridge near his home. Captain Daniel Mickey had seven sons and daughters. The were Thomas, Daniel, John, William, Betsey, Anna, Nancy, Polly and Sally. Daniel died when about twenty years of age; John never married--was crippled in one leg, caused by a white swelling; Willilam married and went to Illinois where he died; Anna married and raised a family and died in Washington township; Nancy married and moved to Mechanicsburg, where she died; Polly married John Thomas and lived in Perry township many years and finally went to Illinois, and from there to St Joseph, Missouri, where both died; Sally married Griffith Thomas, and settled in Perry tonwship. He died in 1859. They raised four children- - Daniel, James, John, and Eliza. Mrs. Thomas lives with her son Jamses on the pike east of Dublin.
More About Daniel Mickey: Died 2: Perry Township, Franklin Co., OH.
More About Daniel Mickey and Elizabeth Thompson: Marriage: WFT Est. 1765-1794448, 449
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