Andrew Hickenlooper (1756)

Andrew Hickenlooper, son of Andrew Hickenlooper, was born in Pennsylvania February 10, 1757 and was married to Rachel Long in York County Pennsylvania May 12, 1789. (It is possible they did not settle in York County until after their marriage, as history differs some). In the year 1793, he removed with his family from York County to Westmoreland County, the western frontier of Pennsylvania near the present sight of Pittsburgh. He was a farmer and a soldier, having served three terms of enlistment in the American army. He served as a private in Captain William Dodd’s Company, Colonel James Thompson’s Battalion, York County Militia, September, 1777, in the War of the Revolution. This record can be found in the Pennsylvania Archives, Third Series, Vol. 23, Page 819, Harrisburg Library and Museum, Pennsylvania, or any library that has the Pennsylvania Archives. He served as a Lieutenant of the Fourth Battalion under the command of Lieutenant Colonel John King, York County Militia, 1783. Their children were: George, John, Jane, Mary, Thomas, Andrew, and William. Three children died in infancy. Died in Pennsylvania, March 12, 1830.

Maude Blanche Chaney

“Geneology of the Hickenlooper Family”

February 18, 1929