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Scovil, Seldon, Jr.

Pioneer, Farmer, War of 1812 Veteran
Birth: July 18, 1791, Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut
Death: June 5, 1872, Vienna, Trumbull County, Ohio [1]

Military Service: Seldon (spelled Silden) Scovil, Jr., served as a sergeant from August 24 to November 11, 1812, in Captain Asa Hutchins' Company, 3rd (Hayes') Regiment, Ohio Militia, during the War of 1812. Captain Hutchins' company contained many men from Vienna Township.[2]

Seldon (sometimes Sheldon) Scovil married Harriett Truesdell (1794-August 6, 1867) on September 3, 1811, in Vienna.


[1] The Ohio Daughters of the War of 1812 list Scovil's life dates as 1762-1822.
[2] Adjutant General of Ohio, Roster of Ohio Soldiers in the War of 1812 (Columbus, Ohio: Press of the Edward T. Miller Co., 1916).