William Currence

William Currence

date of birth: 1715

date of death: 08 October 1780

place of burial:
Mill Creek Cemetery
Mill Creek, Randolph County, West Virginia
GPS coordinates of grave – N 38.72792 W 079.96956

headstone of William Currence, Rev War Patriotic Service

William Currence was born 1715 in Ireland and died 09 October 1780 in Monongalia County, Virginia (now West Virginia).

William Currence provided Patriotic Service by building and maintaining Currence Fort. Currence Fort was located abut 1/2 mile east of Mill Creek, Randolph County, West Virginia and some references refer to the fort as Fort Cassino.

proof of service for William Currence:”History of Randolph County WV” by Maxwell, pp. 359-360; Chronicles of Border Warfare, by Withers, pp. 151, 184, 186.