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John POMEROY[1]
Male 1745 - 1809

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  • Birth  1745  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  16 Feb 1809  Derry, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I4325  First Family Tree
    Last Modified  25 Oct 2009 
     
    Father  George POMEROY,   b. 1709, Pallice, County Cork, , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1776, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Margaret,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F1535  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Hannah GRAHAM,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Francis POMEROY,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John POMEROY,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. George POMEROY,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Thomas POMEROY,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Margaret POMEROY,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  25 Oct 2009 
    Family ID  F2962  Group Sheet
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1745 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Feb 1809 - Derry, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    John Pomeroy, 1745-1809
    John Pomeroy, 1745-1809
    Status: Located. [Picture taken by John Matviya, Archivist/Genealogist, Derry Area Historical Society. Used by permission.]
     
  • Notes 
    • The Biographical Annals of Franklin County by Seilhammer 1905 [excerpted]

      (III) John Pomeroy, son of George and Margaret went to Westmoreland county before the Revolution. He was Lt. Col. of the 1st battalion, Westmoreland County Associators. He was popularly known as "the Indian Killer." He took command of Fort Ligonier, Oct 31, 1777. In 1785 he was one of the commissioners to locate a county seat for Westmoreland County. The district where he lived is known as "Pomeroy Plains." He obtained a warrant and a survey May 20th 1768 for 24 acres on the Conedoguinet, in Letterkenny Twp. He m. Hannah Graham, dau of Francis and Mary Graham.

      Their issue:

      1. Francis moved to Wooster, Ohio
      2. John (VI)
      3. George went to Wooster, Ohio
      4. Thomas went to Wooster, Ohio
      5. Margaret; Mary m. James Gibson. [1]
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S196] Ancestry.com, World Tree, Kathleen Cawley, nyfromca@aol.com (Reliability: 3).

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