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Ancestor: David Dillie (1718-1784)

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Date: 2 Feb 1901 [unknown]
Location: Wallpello, Louisa County, Iowa, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: Dillie Dille Weir
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Membership application

  1. Date: 02 Feb 1901
  2. National Number: 13072
    1. Location: Wallpello, Louisa County, Iowa
Credential of Will H Colton [1]
I, Will H Colton, being of the age of twenty-one years and upwards, to wit, of the age of forty three years, hereby apply for membership in this Society by right of lineal descent in the following line from David Dillie.
I was born in Columbus City, County of Louisa, State of Iowa, on the 13th day of July 1859.
I am the son of William A Colton and Mary Weir Colton his wife, and
grandson of Samuel Weir and Pernulis Carter, his wife, and
great-grandson of William Weir and Elizabeth Dillie Weir, his wife, and
great-great-grandson of David Dillie
and he, the said, David Dillie, is the ancestor who assisted in establishing American Independence, while acting in the capacity of Scout and Ranger in Captain John Miller's Company on the frontier of Washington County Pennsylvania
Signed,
Will H Colton
Residence: Wallpello, Iowa
Occupation: Bank cashier
My ancestor's services in assisting in the establishment of American Independence during the War of the Revolution were as follows:
Scout and Ranger in the Company of Captain John Miller, on the frontier of Washington County Pennsylvania during the years 1778 to 1783. In the language of Dr Wm H Egle, State Historian of Pennsylvania; "The Rangers on the frontier of western Pennsylvania had more duty than the soldiers under Washington"

Sources

  1. "Membership Application of Will H Colton". Ancestor: David Dillie. National Number 13072. 02 Feb 1901. United States. The Iowa Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. ancestry.com. Subscription required. (Accessed 26 Jul 2018)




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