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  • List of wars with dates

Researching Military Records


Wayne County Pensioners, American Revolution

This lists of Pensioners may be found in Bowen's History of Wayne County, Ohio on pages 220-221.

Last Name First Name Age Township
Hagerman Barnett 80 Perry
Case Augustus 87 Plain
Tyron Ezra 80 Jackson
Freeman Rufus 78 Canaan
Davidson John 84 Wayne
Franks Christina, widow 73 Chippewa
Underwood Isaac 74 Chippewa
Foster Benjamin 86 Milton
Cotton Benjamin 83 Jackson
Metsker Conrad 82 Greene
Richardson Jesse 84 East Union
Goodspeed Simon 76 East Union
Cain Robert 77 Wooster

Wayne County Pensioners, War of 1812

This list of soldiers may be found in Ben Douglass' History of Wayne County, Ohio on page 760. Douglass indicates this list is from records found in Columbus, Ohio.

Last Name First Name Town
Achenbach John Moreland
Bulger, (widow) Rachel Fredericksburg
Crummel John Apple Creek
Espy Jacob B. Wooster
Fike Henry Smithville
First, (widow) Catharine Apple Creek
Johnson William Wooster
Jones Sylvanus Wooster
Kenney Simon Canaan
Ludwig John Reedsburg
McFadden James Cedar Valley
Messmore George Apple Creek
Pittinger Thomas Lattasburg
Potter Benjamin Millbrook
Rieder Daniel Koch's
Starner Henry Wooster

Wayne County Service Pensions, Civil War

Wayne County, Ohio Military Material

  • Various scrapbook clippings from Shreve newspapers during World War II
  • Our Wayne County Heritage
    • This book includes more than military records. There is a list of land grants registered in Wayne County; Apprentice Indentures of Wayne County, Ohio; The Wayne County Company; Sale of School Lands; Federal Census of Wayne County 1820; Naturalization Records in Wayne County; Gone to California! An Account of the Dennison Company; Jackson, O Presbyterian Church Session Minutes, 1827-1875.

Military Information in Newspapers

Local newspapers include not only general information on war but information pertaining to those who are drafted, killed in action, missing in action, and letters from afar.


External Links

Grave Sites of Veterans Buried in Wayne County, Ohio

120th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

Wooster-Wayne Chapter, Daughters of the Revoluntion (DAR)

WWII US Army Enlistment Records