Blaine, Ephraim

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Ephraim Blaine
b: 26 MAY 1741
d: 16 FEB 1804
(unknown) Blaine
BET 1690 AND 1705 -
James Blaine
1724 - JUL 1792
Ephraim Blaine
26 MAY 1741 - 16 FEB 1804
Elizabeth Carshadden
ABT 1720 - AFT 1792
PARENT (M) Ephraim Blaine
Birth26 MAY 1741Londenderry, Ireland
Death16 FEB 1804 Middletown Twp., Cumberland Co., PA
Marriage26 JUN 1765to Rebecca Galbraith at Carlisle, PA
FatherJames Blaine
MotherElizabeth Carshadden
PARENT (F) Rebecca Galbraith
BirthABT 1747Donegal Twp, Lancaster, Pa, USA
DeathABT 1780 Middleton Twp, Cumberland, Pa, USA
Marriage26 JUN 1765to Ephraim Blaine at Carlisle, PA
MJames Blaine
Birth18 MAR 1766

  • 26 MAY 1741 - Birth - ; Londenderry, Ireland
  • 16 FEB 1804 - Death - ; Middletown Twp., Cumberland Co., PA
  • 1745 - Immigration -

Ephraim Blaine b: 26 MAY 1741 d: 16 FEB 1804
Rebecca Galbraith b: ABT 1747 d: ABT 1780
James Blaine b: 18 MAR 1766
Margaret Lyon b: 26 MAR 1772 d: 27 AUG 1853

Information Provided by United Ancestries

1759 appointed Commissary Sgt. connected w/ BOQUET expedition 1763
1771-1773 sheriff of Cumberland County PA
1776-82 commissary general (including Valley Forge)
was wealthy and advanced money to the new US army to buy supplies-Valley Forge
Gen Washington stayed at his home in Carlisle 1794 (Whiskey Insurrection)

Virkus: "Ephraim (1741-1804), commissary gen. for north- Cumberland county. When the army was in camp at Valley Forge he gave liberally to relieve the distress, and from 1780-82 was commissary general of purchases. He was a member of the Society of the Cincinnati."

Observation 1776. In 1780 he was appointed commissary general of purchases and served with distinction to the close of the war. He was an original member of the Cincinnati. He was born in Ireland; died in Pennsylvania.

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