|PARENT (M) Ephraim Blaine|
|Birth||26 MAY 1741||Londenderry, Ireland|
|Death||16 FEB 1804||Middletown Twp., Cumberland Co., PA|
|Marriage||26 JUN 1765||to Rebecca Galbraith at Carlisle, PA|
|PARENT (F) Rebecca Galbraith|
|Birth||ABT 1747||Donegal Twp, Lancaster, Pa, USA|
|Death||ABT 1780||Middleton Twp, Cumberland, Pa, USA|
|Marriage||26 JUN 1765||to Ephraim Blaine at Carlisle, PA|
|Birth||18 MAR 1766|
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.