720 XTF Search Results (subject=Ohio Militia. Division, 4th.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default),%204th.;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=Ohio Militia. Division, 4th.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT Alexander Harper Family Papers. Harper, Alexander Family Alexander Harper, a Revolutionary War officer, brought his family to settle in Ashtabula County, Ohio (then a part of the Western Reserve) in 1798. The settlement was named Harpersfield by the family after their hometown in New York. After Alexander Harper's death in September 1798, his widow Elizabeth Harper was joined in 1799 by Alexander's brother Joseph and by her daughter and son-in-law, Margaret and Aaron Wheeler. Elizabeth's children; William, Elizabeth, John A., James A., Alexander, and Robert, all became prominent members of the community. In 1814, the Harpers were among those who organized the Harpersfield Commercial Company. Most prominent of the Harper brothers was Robert, who married Polly Hendry in 1815 and began construction of the family homestead, Shandy Hall. Robert was a lawyer, farmer, businessman, Superintendent of the Public Works at Cunningham Creek, and a member of the Ohio House of Representatives. His nephew, Rice Harper, was also a prominent lawyer and businessman, and was involved ... Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Harper family papers, 1755-1935 (1814-1851). Harper family., Harper, Alexander, 1744-1798, Harper, Joseph, 1742-1805, Harper, James A., 1776-1820, Harper, William A., 1779-1827, Harper, Alexander, 1788-1833, Harper, Robert, 1791-1851, Harper, Polly Hendry, 1797-1847, Harper, Rice, 1803-1891, Harper, Ellen, 1816-1895, Harper, Julia Anne, 1805-1896, Minor, Stella Harper, 1818-1847, Austin, Ann Harper, 1820-1890, Austin, Aaron, 1806-1879, Harper, Alexander J., 1829-1906, Austin, Harper, 1847-1882, Harper, Stella C., 1856-1919, Harper, Ann, 1863-1935 Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Ohio Militia, 4th Division Records. Ohio Militia, 4th Division The Ohio Militia was established by the Ohio Constitution in 1803. Based on precedents established by the Northwest Territory, male citizens between the ages of 16 and 45 in Ohio were required to perform military duty. The Ohio Militia was divided into four divisions initially, with a fifth established in 1813. Elijah Wadsworth of Canfield, Ohio, commanded the 4th Division. Each division was further divided into four or five brigades, which were then divided into regiments and companies. The collection consists of orders, class rolls, record of appointments, and court-of-inquiry reports of the 4th Division of the Ohio Militia. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Ohio Militia, 4th Division Records, Series II. Ohio Militia, 4th Division The collection consists of muster rolls and returns of the 2nd Brigade of the Ohio Militia's 4th Division under the command of General Reasin Beall; and general orders, minutes of meetings, and rank rolls of officers. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Ohio Militia, 4th Division Records, Series III. Ohio Militia, 4th Division The 4th Division was an Ohio militia unit which operated around Sandusky during the War of 1812. The collection consists of receipts, returns, accounts, contractors' certificates, and letters relating to the Division's activities around Sandusky, Ohio during the War of 1812, and a record book of Ensign Church, a Unites States contractor. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT