William STEPHENS was born about 1707-1736 died about 1761-1821.  He married Mary Unknown.  

 Second Generation

Samuel STEPHENS was born June 1758 at Carlisle, PA and died at Ripley Co., IN on 21 Jul 1834.  He married 26 Aug 1779 to Mary (unknown maiden) at the Head Waters of Peters Creek on the Monongehala, VA, then called the back-woods, by Mr. Heway, the minister of the Church of England.  Mary  (unknown maiden) was born  1760 VA and died at Schuyler Co., IL after 18 Nov 1846.was born Jun 1758 in Carlislile, Cumberland County, PA.  

Samuel Stephens/Stevens resided in Washington Co., PA before, during, and immediately after serice in the Revolutionary War as a private. He was drafted March 1777 and marched against the Shawnee, Mingoes, and Wyandotts (Indians); served three months under Col. John Cannon, Major Gabriel Cox, Capt. James Wright and 2st Sgt. William Stevens and others; discharged July 1777. Substituted July 1777 for Antony Boli, under officers above, through September 1777. He was  drafted May 1778; served at Mentures Bottom 12 miles below Fort Pitt under same officers as above until July 1778. Served a fourth time for two months being drafted; served on the Western Frontier against the Indians. On first tour marched from Washington Co., PA to Fort Pitt and was dispatched to Read Stone as a guard to a company carrying provision to Fort Pitt. on second tour marched from Washington Co. to Fort Pitt and served as a scout. On third tour marched from Washington Co. to Mentures Bottoms and was on a scouting party against the Indians. On the fourth tour served on Racco___Creek on the Monongahala and at Fort Pitt.  [Declaration for a Pension, State of Indiana, Ripley County 12 Aug 1833]

Third Generation

Mary "Polly" STEPHENS, a citizen, the wife of a colonist, and mother was born 03 Aug 1780 in Garrard County, Kentucky.  She married 11 Feb 1799 in Garrard County, Kentucky to Joseph Harbour, the son of Elisha and Margaret Harbour.  She died near Brenham, Washington County, Texas, USA and is buried in the Harbour Cemetery.

 Relationship to this family qualifies for DRT, SRT, DAR and SAR

Proven with the Revolutionary War Pension application of Samuel Stephens and the Revolutionary War Widow's Pension application of his widow, Mary Stephens.

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