Gen. Resin Beall
|3 DEC 1769
|USA Army / Brigadier General / War of 1812
|20 FEB 1843
Built in 1816 by General Reasin Beall and his wife Rebecca Johnston Beall, the homestead is recognized as the oldest existing residence in the City of Wooster. Born in 1769 in Maryland, Reasin Beall came to Ohio in 1801. In the War of 1812, he was promoted to brigadier general of the Ohio Militia. After the war, Beall served one term as a Republican to the Thirteenth Congress and ten years as register of the land offices at Canton and Wooster. After Beall died In 1843, his daughter Elizabeth and son-in-law Joseph Stibbs II received his house.
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