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Kehl, Jacob

My 5th Great Grandfather, Jacob Kehl fought at Brandywine under General James Potter. According to documents from the Sons Of American Revolution archives.

– Tye R. Sager

Koch, Adam

Need info on Adam Koch, Jr. (may have been listed as Johann Adam Koch, Jr.) Served in the 9th PA. Regiment, Capt. McCLelland, Col. Nagle. Understand Adam was shot in the face with a musket ball.

Judy Hetherington

Kelly, John

John Kelly enlisted 2 Feb 1777 as a private in Capt. Charles Porterfield’s Company, Col. Febiger’s 11th Virginia Regiment. He was wounded at the Battle of Brandywine and carried a bullet in his neck until he died. He was discharged 2 Feb 1780 and applied for a pension on 6 Jun 1818 at the age of 62. He is listed as one of the patriots of Muskingum Co. Ohio.

The first history of Preston County (done in the 1880’s) states that John Kelly lived in the county, then moved on to Muskingum Co., OH, about 1811 and lived to be 103 years old.

John Kelly is buried in Rich Hill Cemetery in Rich Hill Township, near Rix Mills Muskingum County, Ohio. His grave does have a Rev. War Marker.

Richard A. Vance
219 Travois Road, Louisville KY 40207

Keller, Frederick

I am a descendent of Frederick Keller who served in the state of Pennsylvania in the company commanded by Captain Abraham DeHuff of the 13th regiment then commanded by Colonel Atlee and that was afterward commanded by Colonel Walter Stewart (Pennsyvania Regiment). Frederick Keller was dismissed January of 1778, being in the battle of Long Island, of Brandywine and of Germantown. He served 20 months. He died Feb 22,1847, at the age of eighty. My mother Mamie is the daughter of Oraline and David Smith. Oraline was the daughter of Jacob Keller and Matilda (Frank) Keller.

Sandra Grogan