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by Deborah Shelton Wood

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CAPT. WILLIAM GATEWOOD (VA)
Essex County Virginia Militia, Capt.
Rev War
VA pension #S8551



SGT JOHN INGRAM (VA)
Montgomery Co Virginia
Militia and American Revolution
Dunsmore's War
1735-1813 VA
wife: Eliz. Chiles

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CORP. LAWRENCE STEPHENS (VA)
Virginia Colonial Militia
Dunmore's War
American Revolution
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In 1775, he enlisted in the army and saw service in the Revolutionary War, as a private and as a corporal (see Claim S 7639 - Cert. 16465, Veterans Bureau, Washington, D. C. ). He is also listed in payrolls and muster rolls from Dunmore's War which was fought on the Virginia frontier in 1774.
Lawrence Stephens was son of Peter Stephens, Jr. and Anna Maria Chrisman . Born in Frederick Co., Va, about 1755, and came with his father to Montgomery County, Virginia, about 1767.

He served in the First Virginia Regiment of Riflemen under Corp. Patrick Henry, Captain William Campbell of Holston and Lieutenant Cummins from Bedford.  After the war, he and his brother Joseph Stephens lived in Wythe County (formed from Montgomery Co VA) where, in 1787, he married Joanna Herbert and located on a 600 acre tract of land, on Little Reed Island Creed, which he acquired August 17, 1793. He built for his residence, a small two room log house, in which he lived until he could build a larger one, which he built about the year 1795, the ruins of which are still standing, and lived there until his death May 3, 1847, at over 90 years of age. His will which is recorded in the Clerk's Office of Carroll County, Virginia, WB 1 p 148, leaves his estate to his children.

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JAMES CURRIE, Jr. (NC)
Revolutionary Grave Marker placed by SAR
DAR numbers 54992 and 74985
His wife was Sarah Black
DAR record: CURRY Jr, James
Birth: NC 26 Apr 1765
Service: NC
Death: TN 16 Jan 1842
Patriot Pensioned: No Widow Pensioned: No
Children Pensioned: No Heirs Pensioned: No
 

JAMES GARDNER (NY)
American Revolution
Born in Duchess Co, NY
Lived and died in Carroll Co, Virginia
Veteran of the Revolutionary War, from Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots: Hillsville VA 56: Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vol.2, Serial: 11999; Volume: 8 - Also "In 1777 James Gardner enlisted in the American Revolution from New York...he later moved to Grayson County Virginia." from Records of Carroll County, Virginia; His wife was Tobitha Martin.
 
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ROBERT BLACK (NC)
American Revolution
DAR PATRIOT INDEX, PAGE 243
BLACK, ROBERT
BORN 1725 VA ~ DIED 1781 NC
M-ELIZABETH X
PVT. PS NC
 
 
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JOSEPH D. REYNOLDS (VA)
American Revolution
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Pittsylvania Co VA
Reynolds, Joseph D., Co. B, 38th Regt.
Name: JOSEPH REYNOLDS
Rank - Induction: PRIVATE
Roll Box: 101 Roll Description: VA
Revolutionary War Service Records NARA
Joseph Reynolds and his father, Hugh Reynolds were both on Capt. Hankins List .....
Oaths of Allegiance - 1777 Pittsylvania County, VA
Revolutionary War Records VIRGINIA
SECTION IV page 592593
His second wife was Nancy Ford.
 
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HENRY TILLEY (NC) 
American Revolution
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NORTH CAROLINA CONT'L LINE $23.33 annual
allowance $56.95 Amt. received MAY 22, 1833
PENSION atarted AGE 80 DIED AUGUST 14, 1833
Revolutionary War Pension file# S 7731
His wife is thought to have been Margaret Elizabeth Martin.
 
 
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BRITTAIN DUKE (NC)
American Revolution
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North Carolina State Militia
North Carolina Revolutionary Soldier,
Sailors, Patriots and Descendants, Vol. I
LDS Fiche #6046654, Franklin Co NC
Also served in Granville County
North Carolina State Militia
His wife was Anna Bennett.
 
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MAJ. WILLIAM WITCHER Sr. (VA)
Virginia Colonial Militia
American Revolution
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Location: Pennhook VA, Pittsylvania Co VA
Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vol.4, p. Serial: 12978; Volume: 1 WITCHER, William. Capt.-Col County Militia during the
Indian Expeditions. 1776-1777. Member of the Committee of Safety. Vestryman, Justice; He led his Company to Stono Inlet. S.C. 1779 and to Hillsboro to support Gen. Green in the winter of 1780. Fought with Col. Campbell's riflemen at Guilford.
 
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GILES BOWERS (NC)
American Revolution
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North Carolina Revolutionary War Soldiers
Pierce's Register Vol. II. Book A.A.Pages 1-44 Inclusive page 192; Giles Bowers, Soldier Pierce'S Register Volume X page 242 No.: 476. To whom granted and rank: Giles Bowers, Privt. No. acres: 640 Service in months: 84 : Jno. Elliot W. Caswell. He was in Captain Belcher's 35th Regiment. After his death, his heirs applied for the 160 acres of land still owed him for his service. Warrant 27987.
 
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JAMES GRAY (NC)
American Revolution
James Gray was granted land from Wilkes County, NC on "Gray's Creek" which was named after him. He fought in the American Revolution. Pierce'S Register Vol. II. Book A.A.Pages 1-44 Inclusive page 185 Pension Application S6928My Gray ancestors removed to Carroll Co, VA.
 
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WILLIAM SAYLES(NC)
American Revolution
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also SALE
Rev War Veteran, Source: Lieut. Col. Stephen Moore and Major John Barnwell to Lieut. Col. Nesbit Balfour, Prison Ship, Torbay, Charleston Harbour, May 18, 1781. From Documentary History of the American Revolution, by Gibbes. These prisoners were taken during the Battle of Camden.
 
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SGT. THOMAS COLEMAN (VA)
American Revolution
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He lived in Caroline County, VA
Rank: Sergeant.
1st VA Regt. under Lt. Col. B. Ball
served Aug 1776-Aug 1779, Library of VA
Military certificate number: LO 2693.
Available on microfilm. Virginia Land Office.
Military Certificates, reels 1-38.
 
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JOHN BRADNER
New York State Militia, 2nd Regiment NY,
Dubois' Reg. of Levies.
American Revolution
Compiled Service Records of Soldiers
Who Served in the American Army
During the Revolutionary War
Orange County, NY
Hawthorn's Regiment of the Militia
Publisher: NARA
Date: 1775-1785
State: New York
Regiment: Second Regiment
Record Type: Individual
Surname: Bradner
Given Name: John
Publication Number: M881
One John Bradner served as Quartermaster in NY Col. Lewis Dubois' aka  DuBoy's Regiment, New York Levies
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JAMES FARMER (VA)
American Revolution
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Son of Michael Farmer
Grayson County, Virginia
Father of Isaac Farmer
DAR - Dorothea Henry Chapter
 
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ASHFORD NAPIER (VA)
American Revolution
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He lived or owned property in Fluvanna, Henry
and Franklin Counties in Virginia.
Recognized as a Revolutionary War veteran of the
Revolutionary War ancestors of Atascosa Chapter DAR .  His wife was Mary Ann Staples.
 
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WILLIAM MARTIN (VA)
American Revolution
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Revolutionary War Records VIRGINIA
SECTION II (18) [DOCUMENT No. 44]
7569 Martin, William State Line
"Virginia's Share in the Military Movements of the Revolution page 203" ; Virginia Revolutionary War Records; Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War - McAllister Publishing Co., Hot Springs, VA: 1913. His wife is believed to be Delphia Walden.
 
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GEORGE BLACK (NC)
American Revolution
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served in Person Co NC and
Caswell Co NC
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SGT. PETER STEPHENS, Jr. (VA)
Virginia Colonial Militia
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Dunmore's War
American Revolution
He was born about 1732 in Frederick County, Virginia and moved with his families to Montgomery County, Va which later became Wythe County, Va. He died in 1812. Not only did he fight in the American Revolution, but he was also included in the payrolls and muster lists from Dunmore's War which was fought on the Virginia frontier in 1774.
DAR ID Number: 60670, Served as Sergeant in the Virginia troops under Lieut. Charles Stockley. Virgina Genealogical Society Quarterly
The Chesterfield Supplement Accessions #23816, Virginia State Library
"Some Rev. War Soldiers who enlisted at Chesterfield VA after 1 Sept. 1780"
His wife was Anna Maria Chrisman.
 
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JAMES MATTEN EARLY (VA)
American Revolution
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James Matten Early served as a private in
Capt. Thomas Smith's company and
Col. George Moffett's regiment.
 
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JOHN (WICHART) WITCHER (VA)
American Revolution
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1748-1834 Pittsylvania Co VA
Roll Box: 104, Roll Description: VA
Source Information: U.S. Army Historical Register, 1789-1903, Vol. 2 Orem, UT: 1997. Original data: Heitman, Francis B. Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, 1789-1903, Volume 2, Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1903. Halifax Captains
 
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SAMUEL HELTON (VA)
American Revolution
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Samuel Halton, I believe this man to be Samuel Helton, father of Sarah Elizabeth Helton MABRY.
Rank - Induction: PRIVATE
Roll Box: 93
Roll Description: VA
Source Information: Revolutionary War Service Records. Ancestry, Inc., 1999.
 
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THOMAS JONES (VA)
American Revolution
CENSUS OF PENSIONERS - 1841
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State of North Carolina
Stokes Co NC, Thomas Jones.
Magazine Of Virginia Genealogy, VOL. 31, NO 3 LAND OFFICE WARRANTS
Thomas Jones, Louisa Co. VA 14 February 1780, CERT.#488-490
 
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THOMAS WHITLOCK (VA)
Sergeant in Captain Joseph Spencer's Company
of the 7th VA Commanded by
Colonel Alexander McClenachan
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JOHANN HEINRICH STOLTZ (PA)
Continental Line
Roll 130
wife Anna Barbara Dietz

ROBERT DUNN (VA)
Entered as a Cadet
Land Bounty in KY
wife, Eliz. Stephenson
 

RICHARD BENNETT (VA)
Richard Bennett born Middlesex Co VA
Lived in Granville Co NC
Virginia Militia and Rev War
US Rev War Rolls VA 99-100
"Virginia's Colonial Soliders"
 
 

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JOHN CARR aka KARR (VA)
Name: John Karr Birth Date: 1740 Birthplace: Virginia,
Volume: 94 Page Number: 70
Biographical Info: priv. Reference: Historical reg. Of Virginians in the Rev., soldiers, saliors and marines, 1775-1783. Ed.
By John H. Gwathmey. Richmond, Va. 1938. (13, 872p.):433

SGT. THOMAS PARKS (VA)
Rev. War Sergt Thomas Parks, source: Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783; [roll box 111] VA  (National Archives Microfilm Publication M246, 138 rolls); War Department Collection of Revolutionary War Records, Record Group 93; National Archives, Washington. D.C.

JOHN SAMUEL STRUB (NC)
North Carolina State Line
Wife was Susannah Stolz
Moravian
sources: "North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal" Feb 1977,     p 41."Surry County North Carolina Wills 1771-1827" by Jo White Linn pg 86
 
 


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