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Brooke County VA/WV Marriages
Brooke Delegates For Soldiers of War of 1812

Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Brooke County, WV
Wellsburg Weekly Herald - 29 Dec 1854
Wellsburg Weekly Herald - 29 Dec 1854
Courtesy of Candice Kelner


PUBLIC MEETING - survivors and representatives of deceased soldiers of the War of 1812 met in convention in the city of Philadelphia on the 9th day of Jan., 1854. A meeting of that portion of the citizens of Brooke Co. was held in Wellsburg at the Court House on Sat. the 23rd day of Dec. 1854.
Names as follows:



Patrick GASS Eli GREEN Ellis C. JONES
Maj. John MILLER Obed. GREEN Elijah CORNELIUS
Wm. TARR Wm. ROBERTS William COLE
Isaiah ROBERTS Noah BARKUS John MOREN
Robert BRITT George YOUNG James DAVIS
Walter BROWNLEE Mathias EBBERTS James WELLS
Walter D. BLAIR Adam RALSTON James BAIRD
Wm ATKINSON John GATEWOOD


By their representatives:

Joshua EVERETT Andrew LAWRENCE Francis HINDMAN
Daniel CRIDER James JOHNSON Thomas McCREARY
Wm. MURPHY John MERRYMAN


The following gentlemen were appointed delegates to the convention of the soldiers of the War of 1812 to meet at the city of Washington on the 8th day Jan., 1855, viz: Patrick GASS, Maj. John MILLER, William TARR and Ellis C. JONES.



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