Person:Jacob Hite (9)

Jacob O'Bannon Hite
d.27 Oct 1839 Rush County, Indiana
m. 1760
  1. Jacob O'Bannon Hite1761 - 1839
  2. Catherine Hite1768 - 1849
  3. Mary Hite
m. 4 Apr 1786
  1. George Hite1789 - 1865
  2. William Hite, Sr.1791 - Abt 1857
  3. Jacob Hite, Jr.1794 - 1860
  4. Alexander Hite1805 - 1888
  5. Polly Hite1807 - 1829
Facts and Events
Name[3] Jacob O'Bannon Hite
Gender Male
Birth[1] 14 Feb 1761 Frederick County, Maryland
Marriage 4 Apr 1786 Frederick County, Virginiato Catherine Sheiner
Death[1] 27 Oct 1839 Rush County, Indiana

Military Service

American Revolutionary War Veteran

Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 2, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

Hite, Jacob - born 2/24/1761 in Frederick County, Maryland; moved as infant with father to Frederick County, Virginia, where soldier was educated & married; entered service there in 1778; granted Pension 1832 in Rush County, Indiana, resided in Richland Township, when wife abt. age 63; query letter in file in 1909 from great grandson Birney E. Hite, New Salem, Indiana, says soldier died 10/27/1839 & was buried in querier family cemetery. F-S16414, R1291.

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  2.   Graves, William T. Southern Campaign Revolutionary War Pension Statements & Rosters.

    Pension application of Jacob Hite S16414 f19VA
    Transcribed by Will Graves 4/4/14

    State of Indiana Rush County Sct.
    On this 22nd day of September A.D. 1832 personally appeared in open Court before the Judges of the Rush Circuit Court now sitting Jacob Hite Senior a resident of Richland Township in the County of Rush, and State aforesaid, aged seventy-one years who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed June the 7th 1832.
    That he the said Jacob Hite Senior was Born in the County of Frederick and State of Maryland February 14, A.D. 1761 And that his father, when this deponent was about one year old, emigrated to Frederick County State of Virginia in which County this deponent was raised, educated and married – That he resided in the County of Frederick aforesaid at the Commencement of the Revolutionary War. – That in the year 1778 this deponent was detailed, under the authority of the Commonwealth of Virginia to perform a tour of duty against the Shawnee Indians under Captain Gillison [could be Gilkison, probably Captain Samuel Gilkerson] of the aforesaid County of Frederick, and that the company aforesaid to which this deponent belonged Rendezvoused at Old Town in the State of Maryland, and continued at said place until the Maryland and Pennsylvania troops collected, and that he this deponent with the troops aforesaid was marched from thence under the command of General McIntosh [Lachlan McIntosh], to Fort Lawrence [Fort Laurens], N. W. of the Ohio River – at which place, the troops aforesaid were joined by 300 regular troops and that this deponent with the troop aforesaid were marched from thence through the Indian Country to an Indian Town on the Scioto River, now called Old Town, or Old Chillicothe, and having routed the Indians, and destroyed their Town, Corn &c were discharged and returned home, having been gone in the service of the Country in the Virginia line two months, or thereabouts.
    In the year 1781 about the first of October, this deponent was again detailed to perform a six months tour of duty in the Virginia line, and that the troops so detailed, rendezvoused at Winchester – Frederick County Virginia and that this deponent cannot recollect the Regiment to which he belonged but was attached to a company commanded by Captain Armistead, and Lieutenant Mann, and was marched from thence to Richmond Virginia and from thence to Yorktown and placed under the command of Major General Steuben (as he believes) while the Americans were investing Yorktown – that this deponent was at the surrendering of the British Army commanded by Lord Cornwallis [October 19, 1781], that after the surrender of the British Army – Aforesaid this deponent was transferred or removed to Portsmouth on the Elizabeth River opposite Norfolk. And continued on this station until near spring of 1782, was marched from thence to the City of Richmond under Captain Newell and after continuing in the City of Richmond about six weeks was regularly discharged, having served six months in what is called the Virginia line –
    This deponent is now in his 72nd year of age and is quite infirm – And in addition to the infirmities incident to age he is greatly afflicted with inveterate [?] sore eyes which in a great measure this qualifies him for labor of [indecipherable word], especially weaving which is his usual occupation. That his Wife is now in her 64th year – is greatly afflicted with a paralytic affliction and otherwise quite infirm.
    Sworn and subscribed to in open Court before me on the day and year aforesaid
    S/ Robert Thompson, Clerk S/ Jacob Hite Senior
    [Veteran was pensioned at the rate of $26.66 commencing March 4th, 1831, for service as a private for 8 months in the Virginia militia.]

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