Nathaniel was born in 1757, the son of Anthony Jacob Hinkle III and Maria Magdalena Zwecker. He married Rebecca Ledford in 1784. Nathan passed away in 1848.
Revolutionary War Service:
Revolutionary Soldier. Enlisted in Lancaster Co., Penn 4/1776 and served 2ys, 9 mos under Capt. Henry Crisp - Col Miles Reg as a private. Participated in the battles of Long Island Brandywine and Paoli.
Enlisted April 12, 1776 in the Colonial army and served two years, nie months. Enlisted in Lancaster Co, PA
Was in Trenton with the army soon after his enlsitment. Wintered in Philadelphia; thence to Staten Island; thence to Long Island. Was in the Battle of Long Isalnd (Aug 27, 1776) when Col. Miles was taken prisoner. After receiving his discharge in 1779, he returned to Lancaster County, PA, remained there 2-3 years and then removed to Rowan County, NC. He resided there about 20 years and then moved to Anderson County, TN for 3 years. Then to Cumberland County, KY for ten years and then to Lawrence County, IN. from 1821 to 1832
Anthony, son of Anthony 2d, of Germantown, lived in Earl Township, Lancaster County. He was a private in the fifth Battalion, Lancaster County Militia. In the same company was his son Wendel, grandfather of Dr. James R. Hinkle, of Sullivan, Indiana. Nathan, son of this Anthony, was a drummer in Col. Samuel Miles' Celebrated Rifle Regiment, Twelfth Pennsylvania. Nathan was the grandfather of Nathan Hinkle, of Hymera, Indiana.
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