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The Painter & Woods Families of Fulton Co, IL

      190. James Belford, born Abt. 1745 in Scotland; died Mar 04, 1815 in No. Huntingdon, Westmoreland Co, PA. He married 191. Mary (Unknown) Belford Abt. 1774 in Mt. Pleasant Twp, Westmoreland Co. PA.

      191. Mary (Unknown) Belford, died Unknown.

Notes for James Belford:
alt birth: Belford, Faholm, Roxburghshire, England

More About James Belford:
Immigration: 1770, Scotland
Relationship: 5th Great Grandfather
Tree: Mosher

More About Mary (Unknown) Belford:
Relationship: 5th Great Grandmother
Tree: Mosher
Children of James Belford and Mary Belford are:
  95 i.   Rachel Belford, born Mar 26, 1775 in Westmoreland, PA; died Aug 28, 1863 in Madison Twp, Licking, OH; married John H. McKinney 1797 in Mt Pleasant, Westmoreland, PA.
  ii.   James Belford, born 1777 in Westmoreland, PA; died Unknown.
  iii.   Martha Belford, born 1779; died Unknown.
  iv.   Mary Belford, born 1781; died Unknown.
  v.   Jain Belford, born 1783; died Unknown.
  vi.   Margaret Belford, born 1785; died Unknown.

      200. Peter Myers, Jr, born 1740 in York Co, PA; died Aft. 1828 in PA. He was the son of 400. Peter Mires, Sr. He married 201. Catharine (Cough) Koch in York Co, PA.

      201. Catharine (Cough) Koch, born Abt. 1744 in PA; died Unknown. She was the daughter of 402. George Koch.

Notes for Peter Myers, Jr:
Peter settled in York Co., Penn., and he married Catherine Cought.

Dates due not compute for Peter Sr. as pension application date is after his date of death. It could be this record is for Peter Jr's son Peter born abt 1760 he would have been abt 16 years old.
"Pension Record # S.41911 Revolutionary War":
From the papers in the Revolutionary War pension claim S. 41911 it appears that Peter Mires, or Myers, enlisted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the fall of 1776 and served as a private in Captain Woelpper's Company, Colonel Nicolals Regiment until the close of Revolution. He was in the Battle of Germantown.
(He had to have been older than 66 referenced below if he enlisted in 1776)
He was allowed pension on his application executed March 27, 1826 while a resident of York County, Pennsylvania aged sixty-six years.
(at 66 he would have been born in 1760 making him abt 16 years old when he enlisted in 1766)

Possible other children John and Adam

More About Peter Myers, Jr:
Fact 2: Alternate spelling: Mires, Miers
Military service: 1776, Revolutionary War
Relationship: Woods

  Notes for Catharine (Cough) Koch:
Alternate spellings: Cough, Cought, Koch
John Koch and Peter Meyer, executors of the last will and testament of George Koch, late of York Borough, deed land in Dover Township on Jan 6, 1796 and on Jan 6, 1797.
John is very probably Catherine's brother and George was her father.
Note: This is after the death of Peter Myers from the snow Molly, more evidence that she was married to Peter, Jr. and not Peter from the snow Molly.

More About Catharine (Cough) Koch:
Relationship: Woods
Children of Peter Myers and Catharine Koch are:
  i.   Frederick Myers, died Unknown.
  Notes for Frederick Myers:
Military Record: Seventh Battalion of York County Militia 1777-1778

"History of York County" George R. Prowell, 1904. 'York County in the
Revolution.' Pg 273.

Seventh Battalion of York County Militia, organized under the state
constitution of 1776, commanded by David Kennedy, Colonel, with James Agnew,
lieutenant colonel, and John Weams, major. Muster Roll for the battalions
for the years 1777-1778.

Captain John Shyrrer

First Lieutenant Jacob Headrick

Second Lieutenant Frederick Myers

  ii.   Peter Mires, born 1760 in York Co., Penn; died Jan 16, 1835.
  100 iii.   Andrew Myers, Sr., born Mar 16, 1766 in Little Conewago Ck, Dover Twp, York Co, PA; died Abt. 1830 in Licking Co, OH; married Susannah Livingston 1785 in York, PA.

      202. Philip Livingston, born May 28, 1741; died Nov 02, 1787 in New York, NY. He was the son of 404. Philip Livingston and 405. Christina Ten Broech. He married 203. Sarah Johnson Jun 29, 1768 in Kingston, Ulster, NY.

      203. Sarah Johnson, born Dec 30, 1749 in Kingston, Ulster, NY; died Nov 02, 1802 in New York, NY.

More About Philip Livingston:
Relationship: Woods
Children of Philip Livingston and Sarah Johnson are:
  i.   George Livingston, died Unknown.
  101 ii.   Susannah Livingston, born Mar 10, 1769 in York Co, PA; died Unknown in Licking Co, OH; married Andrew Myers, Sr. 1785 in York, PA.

      216. Abijah Hill, born Dec 23, 1714 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Mass.; died Unknown. He was the son of 432. Nathaniel Hill and 433. Hannah Conant. He married 217. Sarah Lawson May 12, 1749 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Mass.

      217. Sarah Lawson, born Abt. 1717 in Hingham, Plymouth, Mass; died Unknown. She was the daughter of 434. David Lawson and 435. Eleanor Smith.
Child of Abijah Hill and Sarah Lawson is:
  108 i.   James Hill, born Jan 08, 1753 in Taneytown, Carroll, MD; died Nov 25, 1840 in Coalville, Athens, OH; married Ruth McKenney 1779 in Frederick Co, MD.

      218. Arthur McKenney, died Unknown.
Child of Arthur McKenney is:
  109 i.   Ruth McKenney, born 1758 in Frederick, Frederick, MD; died 1820 in Marietta, Washington, OH; married James Hill 1779 in Frederick Co, MD.

      220. Abraham Ackerson, born Mar 02, 1747 in Tappan, Rockland Cty, New York; died Sep 28, 1834 in Wesley, Washington County, Ohio. He was the son of 440. Thomas Ackerson and 441. Elisabeth Myer. He married 221. Dirckje Westervelt 1771 in Tappan, Rockland Cty, NY.

      221. Dirckje Westervelt, born Oct 05, 1750 in Schraalenburg, New Jersey; died 1815 in Probably Ohio. She was the daughter of 442. Gerrit Westervelt and 443. Maria Brouwer.

Notes for Abraham Ackerson:
The said Abraham Ackerson who resided during the American Revolution at Clarkstown, Orange Cty, New York assisted in establishing American Independence, while acting in the capacity of Private.

My ancestor's services during the Revolutionary War were as follows:
Served in Orange County, New York Militia under Colonel Gilbert Cooper. Enlisted in Clarkstown under Capt. Robert Johnson with Lieut. William Martin in 1776. Served six months then returned home in September and spent winter at home and re-enlisted in March, 1777 under Capt. Robert Johnson under Col. Sherwood. Marched to Tappon to Havverstraw, to Clarkstown and remained in that vicinity in search of Tories, Cowboys, and the enemy until the Proclamation of Peace, 1780.

Pension Papers R17, Application September 24, 1834, Washington County, Ohio.

Cooper's Regiment NY Militia February 23, 1786 - Receipt Roll

More About Abraham Ackerson:
Fact 2: Born March 2, 1747
Relationship: Woods

More About Dirckje Westervelt:
Fact 2: Marriage records missing
Relationship: Woods
Children of Abraham Ackerson and Dirckje Westervelt are:
  i.   Elisabeth Ackerson, born Dec 16, 1771; died Unknown; married Issac Blauvelt Apr 29, 1787; died Unknown.
  110 ii.   Garret Ackerson, born Jul 02, 1775 in Clarkstown, Rockland, NY; died Dec 16, 1864 in Fulton Co, IL; married Marya Eckerson Jan 06, 1799 in Tappan, Rockland Co, NY.
  iii.   Thomas Ackerson, born Abt. 1777; died Unknown; married Susannah Eckerson; born Dec 15, 1787; died Unknown.
  iv.   Jan Ackerson, born Dec 23, 1782; died Unknown; married Sarah Eckerson Dec 17, 1803; died Unknown.
  v.   Maria Ackerson, born Feb 17, 1786; died Unknown; married Jacob Pulis; died Unknown.
  vi.   Jacobus Ackerson, born Nov 06, 1787; died Unknown; married Jane (Unknown) Ackerson; died Unknown.

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