George Adam Weddell

George Adam Weddell (HM16UT)

Location: Elizabeth, PA 15037 Allegheny County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 14.297', W 79° 49.035'

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This pioneer settler of Rostraver Township, Westmoreland County, arrived in Philadelphia from Rotterdam aboard the ship Mortonhouse in 1729. He and his wife Mary lived for a time near Hagerstown, Maryland and after the Braddock and Forbes expeditions of 1755 and 1758, they established a tomahawk claim to 400 acres of land at the mouth of the Youghiogheny River, later recognized by Pennsylvania. He served as a Ranger during the Pontiac Indian War of 1763 and at his death in 1796 was buried in the Weddell Cemetery overlooking the Youghiogheny River.
HM NumberHM16UT
Year Placed1969
Placed ByDaughters of the American Colonists - David McKee Chapter
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 12:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 600608 N 4454875
Decimal Degrees40.23828333, -79.81725000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 14.297', W 79° 49.035'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 14' 17.82" N, 79° 49' 2.10" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-629 Pearis Rd, Elizabeth PA 15037, US
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