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PARKER, Charles

On a list of pensioners of the Eighth Pennsylvania, Continental Line is the name Charles PARKER, Private, 1776 – 1779. Living in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania in 1818.

Published Pennsylvania Archives, Fifth Series, Volume IV, page 502:

Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. CHARLES PARKER testifies he was in Eighth Pennsylvania Regiment, served three years, was in the Battles of Brandywine and Germantown, was afterwards discharged. His discharge was burned with other property at Col. HUGHE’S iron works near Hagerstown where he (Charles Parker) was making coal. He is seventy-nine years of age.

Did he die in Armstrong County? Does anybody have more information

PONTIUS, John

John PONTIUS, buried Glade Run Presbyterian, Wayne Township.

Source: Newspaper article “Revolutionary Veterans Buried in Armstrong County”. Leader-Times, Kittanning. Thursday, 25 May 197_. (The last number is worn.)

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