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4-64 Mariah Storts Allen

The Mariah Storts Allen marker is located near the log cabin on the Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 St. Rt. 37 E, New Lexington, OH 43764.

 

Keith Kaufman is standing next to the marker in the photo below.

From Keith:

I am a "Great Grandson" of Mariah Storts Allen. I am related thru my Father's side. Mariah Storts Allen was my Dad's Grandmother. His mother (Cora Allen Kaufman) was a Daughter of Mariah's. I joined the "Sons of the American Revolution" under "John Jacob Storts,"  who was the father of Mariah Storts Allen. She is buried in "Maplewood Cemetery" (New Lexington City Cemetery) in New Lexington, Ohio.

Sincerely, Keith H Kaufman,

A Great Grandson of Mariah Storts Allen, Ohio's last surviving DAR "Real Daughter" of an American Revolutionary War soldier.

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Front text: Mariah Storts Allen was Ohio's last surviving first generation daughter of a Revolutionary War soldier. She was born August 4, 1842 in Bearfield Township and died May 2, 1933 in New Lexington. Her father, John Jacob Storts, volunteered to fight for American independence at age 13 and camped at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Allen was a descendant of Ohio's First Families and an Honorary Member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The DAR refers to first generation daughters as "Real Daughters."

Excerpt above courtesy www.remarkableohio.org,

Link to the listing on www.remarkableohio.org .

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Perry County Family and Children First Council October Meeting Oct 19, 2017 08:30 AM - 10:30 AM — MVESC - 1605 Airport Road, New Lexington, OH 43764
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