Remarkable Ohio


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4-64 Mariah Storts Allen

Side A: 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.”
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Quality Monument Service, Inc., The Sons of the American Revolution, and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 5445 OH 37 E, 
New Lexington, 
Location: At log buildings in the SE part of Perry County Fairgrounds
Latitude: 39.7209800
Longitude: -82.2247910