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Subject: Re: Shawhan & Related Families
Author: jdpruden
Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Classification: Query
Surnames: Shawhan, Pruden, Koebel, Reed, Liggett

Greetings, my paternal grandmother's family is Shawhan from Warren Co., OH. My grandmother is Ruby K. Shawhan Pruden born Hartford City, IN. Her father Harry Shawhan, her mother Ada Anna Sutton Shawhan. Harry's father Allen Shawhan, his mother Mary Koebel Shawhan. Allen's father Joseph Shawhan, his mother Nancy Ann Reed Shawhan. Joseph's father Darby Shawhan, his mother Priscilla Liggett. Darby was Revolutionary War soldier (Pvt. in Washington County Pennsylvania Militia 1778-1783) and moved from Washington Co. PA to Bourbon Co., KY in the early 1790's where his son Joseph was born in 1795. Darby and family moved to Warren County, OH on Rev War Bounty Land he was awarded (200 acres) sometime between 1795 and 1804 along the Little Miami River. Darby and Joseph are buried in Baker Cemetery in Morrow, OH. Allen is buried in Miami Cemetery, Corwin, OH.