He lived in Canoe Valley, Barree Township.
He served under Captain Samuel Davis in 1776 at Princeton. Although he arrived with Colonel Piper, during the battle he was with Colonel Smith when they took Bennett’s Island. He spent much of that winter in the east. He came back home in March.
In 1777 he served under Captain Black who was under Colonel Piper. He served that summer. The next (1778) spring he served under Captain Black who was under Major Cluggage.
In 1779 he enlisted under Captain William Simonton. 9 months service. In 1780 he served again in this unit.
Married Sarah Johnson 1783
In 1833 he received his pension. In 1835 he passed away.
Presbyterian Cemetary, Belleville PA.