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Mariah Storts Allen
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Mariah Storts Allen was Ohio's last surviving first generation daughter of a Revolutionary War soldier. She was born August 4, 1842 in Bearfield Township and died May 2, 1933 in New Lexington. Her father, John Jacob Storts, volunteered to fight for American independence at age 13 and camped at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Allen was a descendant of Ohio's First Families and an Honorary Member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The DAR refers to first generation daughters as "Real Daughters."
Address
5445 State Route 37 E
New Lexington, OH 43764
Location
Perry County Fairgrounds, 5445 St Rt 37, E.