~~~William Perdew~~~

According to "Mother Bedford & the American Revolution" by Larry D. Smith...
William Perdew (1755-1840) Buried: Wilbur Cessna farm, Southampton Twp. (old Perdew farm) Pri. (in) Capt. Evan Cessna's Co., Bedford Militia, 3rd Co. 1st Battalion.
5 Pa. Arch. 5 at 110.

Other men in his battalion were: Isaac Bowman, John Elder, Jacob Fox,
John Lazier Sr. and Jacob Valintine.

Archibald Perdew son of William built the first brick house (Wilbur Cessna)
in 1858. William is buried nearby in an unmarked grave.