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army officer

David Ziegler, American army officer. Served with Russian Army against Turks on lower Danube and Crimea, promoted to rank of commissioned officer, 1768; member regiment which joined Lafayette in Virginia, 1781, attached to General Nathanael Greene’s Army, South Carolina., 1782.

Background

Ziegler, David was born on July 13, 1748 in Heidlberg, Palatinate (now part of Germany), August 16, or. Son of Johann Heinrich and Louise Fredericka (Kern) Ziegler.

Career

Major 1st Inf; president Cincinnati City Council (with duties of chief magistrate), 1802-1804. General Ohio, 1807.

Membership

Served with Russian Army against Turks on lower Danube and Crimea, promoted to rank of commissioned officer, 1768. Member regiment which joined Lafayette in Virginia, 1781, attached to General Nathanael Greene’s Army, South Carolina., 1782.

Connections

Married Lucy Sheffield, February 22, 1789.

father:
Johann Heinrich Ziegler

mother:
Louise Fredericka (Kern) Ziegler

spouse:
Lucy Sheffield