Was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, in 1792. In 1818 he married Lydia Bruce, and removed to Clearcreek, Richland County, Ohio, in the spring of 1820, and located on section twenty-five, where he resided until his decease in 1843. He was a member of the Disciple Church, and an elder. His family, at his decease, consisted of Isaac, Anne, Richard, Elizabeth, Lewis, Sarah, Joseph, and Mary, by his first wife, and William, by his second wife, having been twice married. The only member of the family left in Clearcreek is Isaac. Isaac is a dealer in money, and is accumulating a fortune. He is married, and resides in Savannah.