Notes for Daniel Northup
Married Ann Hampton in 1777
Probably in Botetourt Co., VA in 1785-1786
1791-1792 - Daniel
Northup listsed on tax lists for Kanawha Co., WV
Early Settlements of Kanawha County, West Virginia - Indian Incursion
Taken from History of Kanawha County, George W Atkinson, Charleston, WV, 1876.
"In May, 1791, a party of eighteen whites were attacked by about thirty Indians, about one mile north of the fort at Point Pleasant, near the field now belonging to David Long. The whites were defeated. Michael See and Robert Sinclair were killed. Hampton and Thomas Northrop, (and) a black boy, belonging to See, were taken prisoners. This boy was a son of Dick Pointer, who acted so bravely a few years before at the attack on Donnally's fort, in Greenbrier. He became an Indian chief, and in the late war with Great Britain took part with the friendly Indians against the enemy." Note - family story states that Hampton was captured and lived with the Indians for 14 years, but that older brother Thomas Jefferson Northup escaped capture. Family story also states that the boy captured with Hampton was tortured and killed.
Daniel Boone was also on the 1792 tax list for Kenawha Co., WV, and other internet sources confirm that it was "the" Daniel Boone. I wonder if Daniel Northup lost his land in WV the same way that Daniel Boone did. Daniel Northup moved to Ohio by 1795:
After the Revolutionary War, Boone worked as a surveyor along the Ohio River and settled for a time in Kanawha County, Virginia (now West Virginia). In 1792, Kentucky was admitted into the Union as the 15th state. Litigation arose that questioned many settlers' title to their lands. Boone lost all his property due to lack of clear title. In 1799, he followed his son, Daniel Morgan Boone, to Missouri which was then under the dominion of Spain. Traveling by canoe, he and his family paddled down the Ohio River to St. Louis.
Daniel Northup moved from VA to Washington Co., OH 1795
www.ancestry.com Ohio census index
1800 - Northup, Daniel
State: Ohio Year: 1800
County: Washington Roll:
Township: Marietta Twp Page: 0
1803 - Northup, Daniel
State: Ohio Year: 1803
County: Washington Roll:
Township: Marietta City Page: 0
Gallia County was formed in 1803 from Washington County and is located in the southeast portion of the state, bordering West Virginia.
Moved from Washington Co., OH to Gallia Co., OH about 1804
Feb. 26, 1806 - sold land in Gallia Co., OH to his son Hampton E. Northup
1806 - Northup, Daniel
State: Ohio Year: 1806
County: Gallia Roll:
Township: Miscellaneous Twp Page: 4
1808 - Northup, Daniel
State: Ohio Year: 1808
County: Gallia Roll:
Township: Mixed Twps Page: 13
Died in 1811
From manuscript sent from Marie Fox to Charles W. Northup (year? Latest date on descendant out line is 1942):
Daniel Northup served as a soldier in the Revolutionary War, as a Sergeant in Col. Archibald McCrary's Rhode Island Regiment in 1776. He was born in North Kingston, RI. His Revolutionary War record is clear. He served till 1779 and perhaps longer. In 1777, when he was 39 years of age, he married Ann Hampton Collins, widow of Robert Collins, and described as being from an East Virginia family. How he met her and where they were married is not clear. Perhaps he was in the service in Virginia and met her at that time. It is also possible that her first husband brought her to New England to live, she remaining after his death and later marrying Daniel Northup. It seems probable that this was the Daniel Northup who lived in Botetourt Co., Va., in 1785 and 1786. Undoubtedly, this Daniel Northup is the same who was an owner of land in Kanawha Co., W. Va. in 1791-1792. He first appears in Ohio in March 1795, at which time he purchased land in Fearing township, Washington County, from the Ohio Company. It seems he moved to Gallia Co., Ohio during the summer of 1804. The village of Northup in that county was named for him and he is buried there in the cemetery. The sandstone marker to his grave is illegible. He died Nov. 11, 1811. It is significant that in neither the deeds nor the will is the wife of Daniel Northup mentioned. She probably died before 1804. He had six children, of whom Hampton was our ancestor.
From webpage of Rick Northup
Daniel Northup was born on 21 June 1738, North Kingston, Washington Co., Rhode Island, the seventh child of Nicholas Northup and Freelove Eldred. He married Ann Hampton Collins, widow of Robert Collins on February 14, 1777. Daniel was Sargeant in the American Revolution under Col. Archibald McCrary's regiment #1777. He moved from Kingston, R.I. to Marietta, Ohio as early as March 1795. He was one of the orginal purchasers of the Ohio Co. Besides Marietta, he also lived and owned land in Belpre and Athens. He moved to Gallia Co. in 1804. The original tract of land there was 12,000 acres, and the town of Northup, Ohio is named for them. Daniel's son Hampton was playing along the Ohio River and was captured by the Indians. He learned their language and habits, and after returning home he would visit them often. Daniel died on Nov 10, 1811. Daniel left all his land to his children.
Northup: One source says it was named for the person who laid it out, John S. Northup. Another newspaper source says it was named for its founder, Daniel Northup.
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Sent: Friday, August 08, 2003 3:15 PM
Subject: Anna Hampton Collins Northup
I do not believe that Anna Hampton Collins Northup died in Ohio in 1802. It is mentioned in her father's will that was written in 1801 that the share of his deceased daughter, Anna, would be left to her children and they are named. Interestingly, John Robert Collins is not mentioned in the will which makes one wonder if he was deceased by that time as well. This information can be found in the book "Tidewater Virginia Families" by Virginia Lee Hutcheson Davies published by Genealogical Publishing Company , copyright 1989.
Sent: Friday, August 08, 2003 3:28 PM
Subject: John Hampton and Anna Hampton Collins Northup
According to the book, "Tidewater Virginia Families" by Virgina Lee Hutcheson Davis, John Hampton died in July, 1803; his will was written in April, 1801. Anna had died by then as her share is willed to her children. She married Daniel Northup on Feb. 14, 1777 and he and the children moved to Gallia County, Ohio around 1803-1806. It is thought that he was in Marietta, Ohio around 1800.
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Sent: Sunday, October 19, 2003 9:51 PM
Subject: Hampton Northup, Elizabeth, James McCall
From "Abstracts of Gallia County Chancery Records, 1835-1852", page 3:
Aldis Harrington vs. Stephen, Eleanor, Sarah and Nancy Northup.
Ch. 1, 39-42. Apr. 12, 1836. SEct. 13-5-15 which is Green Twp. Hampton E. Northup of Huntington died owning this land. Hampton had bought it from Daniel Northup Feb. 26, 1806. Elizabeth, widow of Hampton, remarried to James McCall. Heirs of Hampton, each entitled to one-eighth part were Polly, Anna who married Jesse Ingels, Joseph D., Jane, Stephen, Eleanor, Sarah, and Nancy Northup. Harrington of Huntington bought.
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Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2003 1:00 AM
Subject: Re: Marriage records from Gallia Co., OH
The link works. Thanks. There are a few minor things you might want to change. Daniel was in Col. Archibald CRARY's RI Regiment. Someone made a typo long ago and it has been perpetuated for many years.
I rechecked the "Tidewater VA Families" book. I misread it the first time. Anna Hampton Collins had one child, John Robert Collins, by her husband Robert Collins and he is mentioned in John Hampton's will as one of his grandchildren and one of her children.
Daniel's grave now has a new marker on top of the old one placed there by the Sons of the American Revolution. It is located in Rose Cemetery, Green Twp.
I am not sure about the dates
of Daniel and Anna's children. My family history lists all their names, says Elizabeth
Jane is their third child and gives her birthdate as March 28, 1784. Apparently
it was taken from a family bible as was her date of death which we know is wrong.
Don't know where that family bible is but I suspect someone in the McCall family
living in Gallia County has it. I suspect that it was Eliz. and James McCall's
family bible, but it could be the Northup bible as easily.
I have been unable to find a grave for her or James McCall.
RE: Henry , the only info that I have is that he was a Methodist minister and was last known to be in Washington, D.C. and married a woman by the name of Susannah Painter. She may have been from Marietta and searching there for her family might bring some info. I wonder if Sarah Northup married a relative of Susannah as Sarah married a man named Painter.
There is an inconsistency in the text about Anna's death...you state that she died sometime after 1795 as her last child was born then, but in the listing of the children, you have them born from 1778-1785.
Vernon Northup had two daughters: Elizabeth b 7/13/1816 d 4//30/1841 and Sarah Jane b 4//14//1818 d 11/14/1840 and another child, sex unk. d 9/17/1830 age 50 hrs. All are buried in Rose cemetery, Green Twp.
I am going to do a little more research on Daniel's revolutionary service. I just realized that all I have is a copy of the General Index card but no dates of service are indicated. I traced the regiments and found dates but I am hopeful I can find date of enlistment and date of discharge. Will let you know.
From: Jokagal@aol.com [mailto:Jokagal@aol.com]
Sent: Saturday, January 13, 2007 9:11 PM
Subject: Hampton Northup's capture by Indians
Was poking around on the Gen WEb pages trying to locate where and when Anna Hampton Northup died and was buried and came across this notation re: Hampton Northup's capture by Indians.
Early Settlements of Kanawha County, West Virginia
"In May, 1791,
a party of eighteen whites were attacked by about thirty Indians, about one mile
north of the fort at Point Pleasant, near the field now belonging to David Long.
The whites were defeated. Michael See and Robert Sinclair were killed. Hampton
and Thomas Northrop, (and) a black boy, belonging to See, were taken prisoners.
This boy was a son of Dick Pointer, who acted so bravely a few years before at
the attack on Donnally's fort, in Greenbrier. He became an Indian chief, and in
the late war with Great Britain took part with the friendly Indians against the
Researching Northup, Hampton, McCall, Phelps, Blake, Daggett, Syler, Berridge,Plymale, Kinder, Cottrell, Gilbert, Baker, Rood
Kanawha County Tithables in 1792
This list is taken from History of Charleston and Kanawha County West Virginia (Laidley, 1911)
MORRIS, William, Jr.
ST CLAIR, Robt.
VAN BIBBER, Isaac
VAN BIBBER, Jesse
VAN BIBBER, John
VAN BIBBER, Mathious
WHEELER, Roland, Jr.
From: Joanne Galvin
Sent: Saturday, May 16, 2015 9:52 AM
Subject: Daniel Northup Revolutionary service changed to Patriotic Service per DAR
I have just heard back
from DAR re: the information that I sent them re: Daniel Northup. As you know,
all these years he was credited with serving with the Rhode Island State Troops.
Through much research, I have determined that that information was in error as
Daniel was in Virginia during the time he was supposedly in Rhode Island. While
I cannot be sure exactly when he went to VA, we do know that he was in
Stafford County in 1779 and probably in Caroline County in 1777 when he married Anna Hampton. Since Daniel is not mentioned in his father's will in the 1760s, and we have no record of his birth in RI, it is entirely possible that he was in VA for a much longer time, possibly born there. Because Caroline County is a burned county with no records for that time period, we can only guess.
There is a Northup listed on the list of those who participated in the Battle of Point Pleasant--but no first name--which means we cannot prove that it was Daniel, although I feel certain that it was as I can find no other Northup in VA during this time period, and the group was from Stafford County, VA--this would qualify Daniel for Rev. War service as this battle is considered by DAR as the first battle of the Rev War.
Anyway, I have a letter from DAR that agrees with my research and the service designation will be changed to Patriotic Service in their records, as Daniel paid a supply tax in 1783 in Botetourt County.
I think the Daniel Northup who served in the Rhode Island State Troops was the son of Immanuel Northup who was born 10 June 1738 and supposedly died in 1792---thus no record of a Daniel Northup in North Kingston for that time period.
I would be willing to send any/all of you a copy of this letter from DAR if you are interested in having it. I am sorry that my scanner has decided to be inoperable or I would scan and send along with this email, but if you are interested in this info, send me a snail mail address and I will mail it to you.