Margaret Prentiss (1785-1869)

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Wife of Daniel Warren, founder of Warrensville, Ohio.

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MOSES WARREN born in Northboro, Massachusetts, 1760, enlisted in the continental army 1776, remaining till near the close of the war, settled in Acworth, 1782 or 1783, removed to Warrensville, Cuyahoga County Ohio, of which his son Daniel was the first settler, having removed in 1808, following his brother-in-law Ebenezer Duty of Acworth, who subsequently settled in Ashtabula County Ohio.

Mr. Warren accompanied his son to Ohio, was pleased with the country, returned for his family, walking the whole distance, 600 miles. Being hindered he did not emigrate till- 1815, when he and his family started for Ohio with a yoke of oxen, four horses and two wagons. They reached their destination after seven weeks' journeying. Here at the age of 55 he commenced pioneer life anew, building the first frame house in the township of his adoption. He, however, lived to see the comforts of civilization multiplied around him. Died at the age of 91. His wife Priscilla Nourse, sister of Daniel Nourse (see Nourse family), lived to the age of 78.

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