Nathaniel Landon1

M, b. 9 January 1757, d. 14 November 1850

Reference IDs

  • 00112.0
Ref=LANDO-14480
     Nathaniel Landon was born on 9 January 1757 at Hardwick Township, Sussex, New Jersey, son of William Landon and Mercy Orange.1,2 Nathaniel Landon enlisted on 14 November 1775 at Hackettstown, Sussex, New Jersey, "for one year as a Private in Capt. Archibald Shaw's Company, under Col. William Maxwell, and about Feb. 1, following, went on an expedition to Canada."2 He served Capt. Shaw deserts to British; company disbanded in April 1776 at Ticonderoga, Essex, New York.2 He served volunteered at Warwick and served for one month under Col. Henry Wisner in the New York Troops in February 1777 at Warwick, Orange, New York.2

Nathaniel Landon married Hannah Greene in 1778.3 Nathaniel Landon enlisted as an Indian spy for three years. "During this period he went out on tours against the Indians, under Captains Boone and Robinson and Col. Hartley. He was in engagements at Fort Freeland, Tioga and Wyoming" beginning in between 1778 and 1781 at Muncy, Northumberland, Pennsylvania.2 He enlisted and served one month as a Private in Capt. Robinson's Company, under Col Elder. beginning in 1782 at Muncy, Pennsylvania.4 He was widowed on 30 March 1836 at Burford, Brant, Ontario, at age 79.3

Nathaniel Landon died on 14 November 1850 at London, Middlesex, Ontario, at age 93.5

Locations

mig.1777 or 1778Northumberland, Pennsylvania, Warwick, New York2
res.1787Turbut Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania6
res.13 November 1828Oakland, Michigan, he first applied for a pension here in 18337,8
res.1843Erie, New York4

Children of Nathaniel Landon and Hannah Greene

Last Edited=5 Dec 2017

Citations

  1. [S153] Geraldine J. Redmond, Family File, Redmond, G., Mar 2006, Mar. 2006, citing "Family History - New Jersey."
  2. [S272] Charles Carroll Gardner, "Landon Family of New Jersey."
  3. [S153] Geraldine J. Redmond, Family File, Redmond, G., Mar 2006, Mar. 2006.
  4. [S272] Charles Carroll Gardner, "Landon Family of New Jersey."
  5. [S153] Geraldine J. Redmond, Family File, Redmond, G., Mar 2006, Mar. 2006, citing "Family History - New Jersey". Other sources say 1833.
  6. [S272] Charles Carroll Gardner, "Landon Family of New Jersey."
  7. [S272] Charles Carroll Gardner, "Landon Family of New Jersey."
  8. [S275] Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, microfilm publication M804. Thomas Landon, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, , S. 22873.
  9. [S272] Charles Carroll Gardner, "Landon Family of New Jersey."