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Spring House tavern was on the Ridge Road in present-day Gwynedd Township, Montgomery County, Pa., about sixteen miles from Philadelphia. Albrick Bird owned the house in 1773....operated a ferry on the Schuylkill River at his plantation in Providence Township, Philadelphia (now Montgomery) County, Pa., where the post road that ran through Germantown, Plymouth, Norrington, and Providence crossed...
Edward Bartholomew (1736–1802), who previously had owned the Sign of the Buffalo Tavern near Montgomeryville, Pa., operated tanneries in present-day Montgomery County, Pa., and after 1779 in Philadelphia. GW sent troops on 24 Jan. 1778 to secure leather in the vats at Germantown, nearly resulting in an engagement with British patrols (see
Jacob Auld (1727–1793) was appointed excise collector in Montgomery County, Pa., under the state on 6 May 1785 (
In Montgomery County, Pa., a few miles north of Philadelphia.
Plymouth Quaker Meeting House was located in Plymouth Township in what is now Montgomery County, Pa., about fourteen miles northwest of Philadelphia.
The Presbyterian meetinghouse in Abington Township in Montgomery County, Pa., was at the village of Abington, also called Morestown, on the York Road about fourteen miles northeast of Philadelphia.
Daniel Hiester, Jr. (1747–1804), of Upper Salford Township in Philadelphia (now Montgomery) County, Pa., was the son of Daniel Hiester, Sr. (1713–1795), of Reading, Pennsylvania. The junior Hiester served as colonel of the 1st Regiment of Philadelphia County militia in 1777 and, having returned from Canada unscathed,...
Samuel Wheeler of Montgomery County, Pa., signed a contract for lanterns at Bald Head Island in the Cape Fear River of North Carolina and Tybee Island, Ga., on 23 April (
For the trial of Matthew Tyson of Upper Dublin Township in what is now Montgomery County, Pa., see the
Frederick Bicking (1730–1809) of Lower Merion Township in what is now Montgomery County, Pa., had been active as a papermaker as early as 1761. Bicking was also a regular supplier of paper to Congress for currency and bills of credit.