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  • ID: I418
  • Name: William Printy
  • Given Name: William
  • Surname: Printy
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1747-1749 in , , Ireland
  • Death: 8 Feb 1826 in Pleasant Twp, Brown, Ohio
  • Burial: Shinkle's Ridge, Lewis Twp, Brown, OH
  • Note:

    COUNTY HISTORY:  HISTORY OF BROWN COUNTY, OH; p. 27 of the Biography section; W.H. Beers & Co, Pub; 1883; Chicago; m'filmed & republished  as item #130 of the "County Histories of the 'Old Northwest; Series II, Ohio," in New Haven, CT, 1973, Research Publications; available DalPubLib

        "Jesse Printy's father was a native-born Irishman who served in the Revolutionary War.  His(Jesse's)mother was a native of Sweden. Jesse emigrated to Pleasant Twp in 1810 and died in 1882 at 98 years. His wife was a native Pennsylvanian."

       p. 463
       "Jesse Printy, another pioneer, was born in Trenton, NJ in 1784 and in 1796 settled in Mason Co, KY.  Fourteen years later moved to this township."

    There are Prunty's from County Down, Ireland, who show up in Virginia records about the same time period as William Printy.  Wonder if there is a connection? Also got word of an Irish Miss Printy who came to the U.S. early this century from County Down.  She & husb. had to return to Ireland to settle an aunt's estate, being the last of the Printys there.
         Ancestral File:                                FR 175229
            Prunty, Barnabas  (Family Organization)     Mrs. Wm. A. Clayton
            b.  1714?  Ireland                          5230 SW Schools Ferry Rd
            d. _____                                    Portland, OR  97225
            m. _____                                    503-297-7540
         Have not written.

    Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteers who Served in the War of 1812 gives an Israel Printy  4th Regt.(Pogue's)  Private/Private.  Suspect that this is a son who stayed in KY, possibly close to his wife's family as the others moved into Ohio.  Look again for a pension.

    MILITARY SEARCH:  FHL 1292791; Index to numbered manuscripts, giving mss #'s; William Printy/Prunty/etc. not there (see full title under Ivory Luce)

    FHL 0573062; Revolutionary War Records of New Jersey, Indexes to Books 1-80; at NJ Bureau of Archives and History;
       Tax Receipts by County
       War Records Recently compiled RW Book 68; p. 296 Printy, William

    FHL 0568721;;a Revolutionary War Index (Compilation of RW Slips and documented materials from other sources) NJ Bureau of Archives & History)   Printy, William (repeats pension info on battles & commanders)
       "Resident of Trenton, Hunterdon C, NJ, age 26 yrs; resided, Brown Co, OH,
    in 1821    Inv.. #40301; Ms. 3773, p. 37

    Bazley; 1910; Lewis Pub.; p. 35 & 44; DalPubLib 974.965 L477g

         Tax ratables    Maidenhead Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ  1786
             Printy, William, head of house
         Tax ratables    Nottingham Twp, Burlington Co, NJ  1795
             Printy, William, head of house
         Don't know if they moved, or if the boundary changed.  Try land records
         Note that a Richard Applegate (deposed in favor of William Printy's
         Rev War pension) lived in Windsor Twp, Middlesex Co on the tax list of

         Rateables list of 1795, Nottingham, Burlington Co, gives:
         Coalmans, Jess, Maehlon, John, William, James, Abraham
         Printy, William
         Satturly, John
         Tituses, John, Benjamin

    REV. WAR PENSION: NARA M804, roll 1979 (FHL film 0971979); Pension S40301, NJ service

    MILITARY PENSION:  Rev War Pension #12.755; National Archives

      1."Declaration.....Commonwealth of Kentucky, Mason Circuit Court
         William Printy a resident of Mason County and Circuit aforesaid, this day made the following declaration before me Adam Beatty Circuit Judge for the first Judicial District and Commonwealth aforesaid.  That he the said William Printy voluntarily enlisted in the service of the United States at Trenton in the state of New Jersey in the year 1775 for the term of one year, with Captain Brady of the second Jersey Regiment commanded by Col Maxwell, that while he belonged to said Regiment he was marched to Canada and was at the Battle of the Three Rivers, and on the plains of Quebec.
         That on his return from Canada, he enlisted for three years, in the same Company and Regiment tho the Company was them commanded by Captain Yard and the Regiment by Col Shriero, he was in the Battle of Brandywine and the Battle of Short Hills in New Jersey.  that he was with General Sullivan on an expidition against the Indians.  He further states that he served the fours years aforesaid on Continental establishement, and was duly and and regularly discharged, that he has lost his discharge many years, not knowing it would be of any use to him.  He further states that he did not receive a wound during the time he was in service, nor has he received a pension from the United States.  That he is in reduced circumstances in life and needs the assistance of his country for a support, that he is seventy one years old, and without any property, and is now lame.  That it is not in his power to proved by any of the persons in this state that he was in the public service.
         I Adam Beatty circuit Judge as aforesaid, certify that the said William Printy before me made oath and that I am satisfied said Printy did perform the service stated, but he produced no other evidence but his own oath to the facts in the foregoing statement which is certified to the Secretary of War.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this sixteenth day of May 1818.
                                            A. Beatty (seal)
         Richard Applegate personally appeared to me a Judge of the Circuit Court for the Mason Circuit and being duly sworn says, that he is well acquainted with William Printy who has made the foregoing statement, that the said Printy is in reduced circumstances, that the whole of his property would not sell for fifty Dollars, that he is lame and not able to work for his support.  He further states that from an acquaintance of many years with said Printy he is well satisfied that he is a man of truth.  Which testimony being satisfactory is certified to.  In witness whereof I have hereto affixed my hand as Judge of the first Judicial District and Circuit aforesaid this 13 May 1818                                   A. Beatty

    2. "The State of Ohio Brown County of 2nd Judicial District...On this 31st day of July in the year 1821 personally appeared in open court(being a court of record so directed by law and having the power of fine and imprisonment for the County aforesaid) William Printy aged seventy two years resident in the County and State aforesaid who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath declare that he served in the Revolutionary war as follows viz, that in the year 1775 I enlisted as a private soldier in Capt. Brayleys company of infamtry in the second Jersey Regiment commanded by Col Maxwell which enlistment was for one year upon the expiration of which time I enlisted for three years in Capt. Yards company same regiment who resigned, the company was then commanded by Capt Philips and was finally discharged by Capt Philips at Pumpton Hills in New Jersey the time of enlistment having expired but the day of the month I cannot recollect at this time I made my original Declaration on the 13th day of May 1818 and received a pension certificate dated the 21st of July 1819 numbered 12.755 and I do solemnnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it or to bring myself within the provisions of an act of congress entitled "an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the Revolutionary war" passed on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or securities contracts or debts due to me nor have I any income other than what is contained in the schedule hereto annexed and by me subscribed viz.  One cow worth about $14.00 one skillet $1.00 one tin kettle 75 cents one old loom $8.00 a debt on Jesse Printy of $2 in all $23.75 the cow kettle and the Debt on Jesse Printy are the produce of part of my pension money received of the United States.  I owe $23 of Debts contracted for Physicians bills and necessary articles I am by trade a weaver but entirely unable to follow that or any other buisness it is with difficulty I can walk even with the assistance of a stick and with considerable pain that I sit my wife yet lives with me is sixty four years of age and very infirm entirely unable to support herself prior to my obtaining a pension we  lived with and was supported by our children since then we have lived together in my son Isaacs house who is a single man about seven or eight and twenty years of age fully able and does support himself by his labour we have a daughter by name Sarah who lives with us and is fully able and does support herself and is about twenty four years of age  To our children and the bounty of the United States I am indebted for the comforts I now enjoy
                                              William X Printy
         Brown County                  So sworn to and subscribed in open court
         Court of common pleas         this 31st day of July 1821
                                               Abraham Shepherd clerk
      3.  Letters requesting info from desc.:
          Jane Wells of Brown Co, OH
          Charles L. Thompson  1 Mar 1912
          George T. Campbell of Georgetown, OH   29 Jun 1917
          Merrie Casteel Strickler  23 Aug 1921  of Madison, WI
          Mrs. C.P. Young  14 Jun 1922  1809 Bronnel St  Kansas City, MO
             mentions name Corbin
          Mrs. A.J. McDaniel  25 Feb 1931   of El Monte, CA|   sisters
          Olive C. Allman of Ventura, CA                   |494 N Ventura

       Further info:
       BATTLES OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. Wood, W.J. (De Capo Press, 1995).
       VOICES OF 1776. Wheeler, Richard (Meridian Press, 1991).
       THE PRIVATE SOLDIER UNDER WASHINGTON. Bolton, Charles Knowles (Corner House Pub., 1976).

    DAR RECORDS:  THE OFFICIAL ROSTER OF THE SOLDIERS OF THE AM. REV. BURIED IN THE STATE OF OHIO; Vol. I; DAR compilation; F.J. Heer Printing Co; Columbus OH; 1929; p.297 & 284; DalPubLib 973.3 O37Ao

         p. 297:  Printy, William (Brown County), 1775, enl for one yr under Capt Brearly's and Col Maxwell, of the 2nd N.J. Regt.  Was at battle of Three Rivers.  Re-enlisted for three yrs, in same Company and Regt under Capt Yard who resigned.  He was then commanded by Capt Phillips and Col Shreve. At battle of Short Hills and Brandywine.  Br 1749, Ireland.  Mar Rhoda. Children:  Jesse(perhaps others).  D Brown Co, O, 1826.  Bur Shinkles Ridge, Lewis Twp, Brown Co, O, a few miles from Higginsport.  Ref:  Mrs. Ruth Lyons Ross, Georgetown, O.  Natl No 96899, Vol 97, DAR Lin.  Fur infor Taliaferro Chap.

         p. 284:  Printis, William, Brown co  Found listed as pvt NJ Contl pensr in Brown Co 7-21-1819 is thought to be a misprint for William Printy, Brown Co p. 297 Vol I O Roster.  Rept by Meryl Markley, Vice St Ch

    WIFE'S NAME:  DAR PATRIOT INDEX, VOL I; DalPubLib 929.272 D238D; p. 549

         Printy, Wm. b 1749 d 2-8-1826 m. Rhoda Coleman Pvt NJ *(pension)
         Note that this is the only Printy entry for the entire U.S.

    Donaldson's abstracts of Brown Co, OH, records give a probate docket entry for William Printy...order...
         Printy, William    Entered pro. 1826,  Adrmx. Rhoda Printy  Docket #6816

         Did order; county has not responded.  Try local hist. soc.

    DAR Lineage Papers:  filed by Virginia Louise Strickler Forsyth Jan 1971;
    National Number 557121; Sacramento CA DAR Chapter

         This lady is desc. from William Printy through his dau Sarah, through her to Nancy Titus (dau of Stephen Titus), through her to Elias Vickers Casteel (brother to my Mary Ann Casteel Luce), so go find her  Her mother Merrie C. Casteel Strickler is on the Social Security Death Index in 1979, still Sacramento.  Try there first.  Write the Sacramento DAR chapter for info.
         Will have to order this lady's mother's DAR papers for the proofs of descent to be cited

    Ancestral File entry:
         Printy, T. Jonathan   FR 166035                  Willis J. Scott
          b. 1787 NJ(?)                                   RR 3  Box 3500
          d. _____                                        Kennewick, WA  99337
          m. _____
          sp. Rachel
          Wrote 1991, did not respond, letter not returned

    Unclaimed marriage taken from Brown Co. marriage records:
         G-27  Porter, Truit to Minerva K. Printy  21 Apr 1844
             md. by D. Ferrer, J.P. of Pleasant Twp

         Suspect that this entry is what the IGI is reporting as:
         Printy Minerva Kindle md. Fruit Potter 1844 Hamilton Co, OH
             8603804, sheet 54; film 1396157
         This same Minerva Kindle Printy also on IGI as d/o John Printy &
         Eleanor Sparks, b. 1826 Hamilton Co, OH  8602901, sheet 23; film 1396155

         This record then serves as a primary link of John Printy and his family,
         later of Hamilton Co, OH, as being related to Wm. Printy.  Order IGI
         film 1396157 to get name & address.

    CENSUS:  1820; OH; Brown Co; Huntington Twp; p. 311

         Printy, William     000011/01001
             1 male 25-45 (Israel)       1 female 10-16 (Sarah)
             1 male 45+ (William)        1 female 45+ (Rhoda)
         Neighbors:  (near top of page is Stephen Titus, son-in-law), Charles
         Williams, Jacob Stayton, Isaac Williams; Robert Miller, James Cahel,
         Alexr Love; Wm Redmond; John Ross, Jesse Printy, WM PRINTY, Betsey
         Cooper, Robert Elder, James Hannah, John McKee, William McCain

    PROBATE:  OH; Brown Co; Probate Court Docket #6816; 1826; Estate of William Printy, Decd.

         [Only 1 paper remains in packet]
         "Know all me by these presents, that we Rhoda Printy, Stephen Titus & Robert Park all of Brown county, and state of Ohio, are held and firmly bound unto the State of Ohio, in the penal sum of four hundred dollars, current money, to the payment of which well and truly to be made and (illeg.) done, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.  Witness our hands & seals this 1st day of May one thousand eight hundred and twety six Whereas Rhoda Printy was this day appointed administratrix of all and singular, the goods and chattles, which were of William Printy late of this county, deceased NOW THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such that if the above bound Rhoda Printy administratrix as aforesaid, shall and will faithfully perform all the duties required of her by law, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force & virtue.
                       (signatures)       Rhoda, her X mark, Printy
                                                   Stephen Titus
                                                   Robert Park
  • _UID: 307130BE1B6A457DA6AC810CB6628B58B060
  • Change Date: 23 Sep 2017 at 09:59

    Marriage 1 Rhoda Coleman b: Abt 1757 in , , NewJersey
    • Married:
    • Change Date: 23 Jun 2012
    1. Has No Children Ann Printy b: Abt 1782 in , , New Jersey
    2. Has Children Jesse Printy b: 28 Mar 1784 in near Trenton, Burlington, New Jersey
    3. Has Children John Printy
    4. Has Children Israel Printy b: Abt 1792
    5. Has Children Sarah Printy b: 8 Feb 1796 in , , New Jersey
    6. Has Children William C. Printy b: 1800 in , Mason, Kentucky

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