George Baughman 1
Noted events in his life were:
• Will, 15 Oct 1831, Franklin Co, Ohio. Written 15 October 1831, George Baughman stated, "I give <i>and bequeath unto my beloved wife all the money now in my hands or possession and all that is due me . . . all the money arising therefore should be put into the hands of <b>my beloved wife</b> and to be at her disposal during her life and at her death the money to be equably divided among my children excepting for <b>my son George</b>, to whom I give and bequeath five dollars to be paid out of the money aforesaid to bar him for any further claims on the estate foresaid. Third, I give and bequeath unto <b>my son Samuel</b> fifty dollars to be paid against the first day of Oct. 1833. Fourth, I give and bequeath unto <b>my son Henry</b> fifty to be paid against the first day of Oct. 1834. Fifth, I give and bequeath unto <b>my daughter Elizabeth</b> fifty dollars to be paid against the first day of October 1835. Sixth, I give and bequeath unto <b>my daughter Mary</b> fifty dollars to be paid against the first day of Oct. 1836. Seventh, I give and bequeath unto <b>my daughter Susanah</b> fifty dollars to be paid against the first day of October 1837. Eighth, I give and bequeath unto <b>my daughter Sarah</b> fifty dollars to be paid against the first day of Oct. 1838. Furthermore it is to be remembered and is my will that the said <b>Jesse my youngest son</b> is to keep all the above bequests with the exception of the six [! five] dollar bequest as they become due . . . It is to be understood that the said <b>David Baughman</b> obtained a deed of conveyance from George Baughman and wife for fifty acres of land, the farm on which the said David Baughman now lives."
• Occupation: carpenter and farmer.
• Military: during the Revolutionary War: Heidelberg Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA. He served in the Revolutionary War, 4th Regiment Artillery, Continental Troops.
• Misc. George Baughman listed as a settler of Mifflin Township in 1805 on the marble tablets in the walls of the memorial room of the Franklin County, Ohio, Soldiers', Sailors', and Pioneers Memorial Building in Columbus Ohio.
• Migrated: Franklin Co, Ohio.
• Migrated, 1805, Franklin Co, Ohio. George and Barbara Baughman came and located first on Big Lick but in 1812 removed to Mifflin Township, and settled on Big Walnut, above the present village of Gahanna. They were early settlers of Franklin County.
• Event, Aug 1807. <b>1807/08 Barn Raising:</b><u>266 <../wc_src/src001.html></u> "The first barn raised in the [Plain] township belonged to George Baughman. It was built in the season of 1807-8, and his neighbors form Plain, Blendon, Mifflin, Jefferson, and Truro townships assisted at the raising. Those who belong in Plain, were Adam and Samuel Baughman, Joseph and James Scott, and Henry Hoffman. From Blendon there came Simeon Moore Sr., Simeon Moore Jr., and some of the Phelps family; from Jefferson, Matthais Dague and sons; from Truro, the Edgars and others; and from Mifflin, Frederick and John Agler, John Scott, Isaac Johnson and A. Anderson."
• Event: elected Township Supervisor, 1815. George Baughman, along with Asa Roberson, elected Township Supervisors in the first fall election of Mifflin Township. The election took place in the home of Frederick Agler.
• Land: purchased land, 1794, Toboyne Twp, Cumberland Co, Pennsylvania.
George married Barbara Stihl, daughter of Christopher Stihl and Mary Slifer, on 1 Jul 1781 in Quakertown, Northampton Co, Pennsylvania. (Barbara Stihl was born on 3 Jun 1762 in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA, died on 22 Sep 1850 in Mifflin Twp, Franklin Co, Ohio and was buried in Mifflin Township Cemetery, Franklin Co, Ohio.)
He fought to protect his farm.
Kathryn Elizabeth (Leas) Stuart.