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Elijah HOLCOMBE [scrapbook] was born 29 Sep 1750 in Lambertville, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. He married Nancy BRITTAIN in 1770 in Hunterdon, NJ. Elijah died 23 Mar 1822 in Lambertville, NJ.

Elijah Holcombe (1750-1822) was the fifth son of Samuel Holcombe (1711-1769). Elijah served in the Revolutionary War.and was the first of the family to enter Ohio in 1814. He and his wife, Nancy Brittain, settled near Deavertown, Ohio, and raised eight children. Elijah died in 1822 while visiting NJ.

Revolutionary War Service: Enlisted for one year in the New Jersey State Troops, during which enlistment he "was taken prisoner and escaped by swimming to a boat in the North River." Another term of enlistment was for nine months in the Continental Line under General George Washington.

Nancy BRITTAIN [scrapbook] was born about 1746 in New Jersey. She married Elijah HOLCOMBE in 1770 in Hunterdon County, NJ. Nancy passed away on 7 May 1824 near Deavertown, Morgan County, Ohio. She was buried in Fletcher Chapel, Holcombe Cemetery, Perry County, Ohio.

One of their children was:

    M i Joseph HOLCOMBE

Peleg SLOCUM 1, 2 was born 16 Jan 1741 in Dartmouth, Bristol County, Mass. He married Lucy HOWLAND on 25 Mar 1767. Peleg died before 29 Jul 1828 in Dartmouth, Mass. .

Other marriages:

RUSSELL, Amy

Lucy HOWLAND died after 29 Jul 1828. She married Peleg SLOCUM on 25 Mar 1767.


John BERKEY [Parents] was born 22 Feb 1802 in Bedford County, PA. He married Lydia REAM on 27 Jun 1822 in Perry County, Ohio. John died on 23 Dec 1860.

Lydia REAM was born about 1804 in Ohio. She married John BERKEY on 27 Jun 1822 in Perry County, Ohio.


Samuel BERKEY [Parents] was born on 1 Jan 1810 in Bedford County, Pa. He married Elizabeth REAM on 3 Nov 1831 in Perry County, Ohio. He died on 22 Feb 1838 in Colorado.

Elizabeth REAM was born about 1812 in Ohio. She married Samuel BERKEY on 3 Nov 1831 in Perry County, Ohio.


Martin BERKEY [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born on 3 Aug 1814 in Bedford County, Pa. He married Rebecca Wood RITCHEY on 31 Oct 1833 in Perry County, Ohio. Martin passed away on 20 Jun 1880 and was buried in De Kalb County, Missouri.

Rebecca Wood RITCHEY was born on 27 Apr 1813 in Pennsylvania. She married Martin BERKEY on 31 Oct 1833 in Perry County, Ohio. Rebecca died on 25 Jun 1880 and was laid to rest in De Kalb County, MO.

They had the following children:

    F i Elizabeth BERKEY

Loyal Perry HALL 1 was born 12 Apr 1832 in Addison County, Vermont. He married Elizabeth BERKEY in 1858. He died on 11 Dec 1912 in Somerset, Perry County, Ohio and was buried in Somerset Cemetery.

Civil War Service: Corporal, 160th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company G.

Elizabeth BERKEY [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born on 23 Oct 1837 in Somerset, Perry County, Ohio. She married Loyal Perry HALL in 1858. Elizabeth passed away on 1 Aug 1924 and was buried in Somerset Cemetery, Perry, Ohio.

They had the following children:

    F i Flora Frances HALL
    M ii James Edwin HALL

James Edwin HALL [Parents] was born 16 Nov 1861 in Perry County, Ohio. He married Nellie Levis ROBINSON on 26 Jun 1895. He died on 8 Aug 1922 in Franklin County, Ohio.

Nellie Levis ROBINSON was born 28 Apr 1871 and died in 1930. She married James Edwin HALL on 26 Jun 1895.

They had the following children:

    F i Nellie Virginia HALL

James Reed MARKER was born about 1885 in Ohio. He married Nellie Virginia HALL.

Nellie Virginia HALL [Parents]


David Scott THOMAS 1 was born on 9 Jan 1845 in Perry County, Ohio. He married Flora Frances HALL in 1896 in Perry County. He died on 17 Jan 1924 in Somerset, Perry, Ohio.

Civil War Service: David Scott Thomas enlisted in the 62nd O. V. I. at age of 19, with four of his brothers, and served his country with a mark of distinction. Afterwards, he became a dentist and community leader.

Flora Frances HALL [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 30 Jul 1859 in Somerset, Perry County, Ohio. She married David Scott THOMAS in 1896 in Perry County. Flora died on 27 Dec 1937 and was laid to rest in Somerset Cemetery, Perry, Ohio.


George Reed HOLCOMB [Parents] 1, 2 was born 23 Oct 1824 in Bearfield Twp, Perry County, Ohio. He married Martha DEAVER in 1844. George died on 17 Jul 1895 in New Lexington, Perry, Ohio and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery.

Martha DEAVER was born on 26 Nov 1826 in Near Deavertown, Morgan County, Ohio. She married George Reed HOLCOMB in 1844. Martha died on 31 Oct 1896 and was laid to rest in Maplewood Cemetery, New Lexington, Perry County, Ohio.

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