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David BLUE

Father		  John BLUE (1740-1798)
Mother		  Catherine SORTORE (1748-1800)
Birth		  c.1768 Somerset Co, New Jersey.
Marriage	  c.1796 Phoebe WALLINGSFORD; Mason Co, Kentucky
Death		  29 Dec 1834 Parke Co, Indiana.
Dec'd @ 66 yrs
Children: 5

Military service between 1791-1791 serving during the Northwest Indian War of 1791. His commanding officer was Col. William Darke of the First Regiment. He was wounded in the left shoulder on 4 November 1791. David was pensioned at Berkeley Co, Virgina in 1792.

Military service beginnig c.1813 David joined Boswell's Kentucky Militia and later transfered to the regular army.


Father		  George SORTOR (1765-1851)
Mother		  Naomi COMSTOCK (    -1814)
Birth		  c.1788 New Jersey.
Marriage	  c.1816 Anna (--?--)
Children: 6

Military beginning 12 Sep 1813 and he was discharged 4 December 1813. During the War of 1812 he served as a Private in Captain William Garrison's Company, 3rd Regiment, New Jersey Militia for three months. He receive a Bounty Land Warrant of 40 acres for his service.


Father		  Justus SORTOR Sr. (1843-1928)
Mother		  Hannah E. SIMMONS (1847-1921)
Birth		  Aug 1870 Monroe Co, Michigan.
Marriage	  c. 1890 Lucile WOLFE
Death		  c.1936 Genesee Co, Michigan.
Dec'd @ 66 yrs
Children: 7

Military service beginning 26 Apr 1898 Wayne Co, Michigan; serving with the 31st Michigan Infantry during the Spanish American War, his enlistment was for two years.

Daniel Webster SORTOR

Father		  George SORTOR (1765-1851)
Mother		  Naomi COMSTOCK (    -1814)
Birth		  09 Mar 1791 Seneca Co, New York.
Birth		  09 Mar 1791 Somerset Co, New Jersey.
Marriage	  c.1820 Jane COVET
Marriage	  05 Mar 1855 Luna Willard CALAVAH; Kenosha Co, Wisconsion
Death		  08 Dec 1863 Lake Co, Illinois.
Burial		  Lake Co, Illinois.
Dec'd @ 72 yrs
Children: 5

Military service beginning 19 Feb 1813 at Ontario Co, New York during the War of 1812, serving with Captain Dox's Co, 13th US Infantry as a Private. He was reported sick at Williamsville and did not again appear on the company rolls. An affidavit in his military records indicates that he was taken sick and conveyed to the hospital at Lewiston and that he remained there until his regiment left. After this he was returned to duty under Captain Davenport and left Fort George with Winfield Scott. He was again taken sick at Geneva and was reported dead. His brother Isaac found him sick and carried him sixteen miles to the home of Isaac Nevels where he remained until he became sensible of his situation. He then reported himself to Doctor Delevan, surgeon of the regiment. He then repoted to Colonel Brady who ordered the doctor to care for him and report him for duty as soon as he was able. He remained under this doctors care until peace was declared. This affidavit also states that Daniel's father and brother visited Colonel D. Beaverly and interceded with him to obtain a discharge for Daniel even if they had to obtain a substitute. A discharge was made out and signed by the Secretary of War on or about September 1814 at Green Bush, New York. This discharge was given to Colonel Beaverly at a General Court Martial and was not returned to Daniel. Daniel did receive a Bounty Land Warrant for 160 acres for his service in the War of 1812.


Father		  Vorhies SORTORE (1838-1888)
Mother		  Theresa GORTON (1838-1912)
Birth		  17 Dec 1876 
Marriage          Lola RAINWATER
Children: 0

Military service between 1898-1901 in the Philippines during the Spanish American War, serving for a total of three years.


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