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Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers – C Surnames

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now CADENHEAD, JAMES, Sen., aged 98, resided in Pike County, June 1, 1840.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 149. CAFFEY, JOHN. The Alabama Journal, Montgomery, August 28, 1826, contains the obituary of John Caffey : “Died, at his plantation, in the vicinity of Montgomery, on Saturday, the 19th, inst. (Aug. 19, 1826), of bilious fever, Mr. John Caffey, in seventy-fifth year of his age. “Mr. Caffey was born on the eastern shore of Maryland. At an early period of the revolution he enlisted under the command of Washington and La Fayette. After the struggle for independence was over he settled in Guilford County, N. C., where he had the confidence of his fellow citizens. He moved to this town in 1817 and was esteemed for his peaceful and neighborly conduct. Mr. Caffey had long been an exemplary member of the church, and when sensible his last moments were approaching, he surrendered his spirit with praises of God on his lips and an entire possession of his understanding.” He was the son of Michael Caffey of North Ireland, who migrated to New Jersey early in the 18th century. His wife was Mary Buchanan of Virginia. Mr. William Hardwick Ruth, a great-great-grandson now (1910) resides in Montgomery. His remains lie in an old family burying ground on the Woodley Road,...

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Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers – D Surnames

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now DAILY, OWEN, aged 76, resided in Monroe County, June 1, 1840.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 149. DARBY, BENJAMIN, aged 86, and a resident of Clarke County; private S. C. Militia; enrolled on April 18, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $38.32; sums received to date of publication of list, $95.80.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. DARDEN, GEORGE, aged 71, and a resident of Tuscaloosa County; private Georgia Militia; enrolled on April 2, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $27.77; sums received to date of publication of list, $83.31.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. DAVIS, JOHN, aged 61, and a resident of Mobile County; private S. C. Continental Line; enrolled on September 29, 1819, under act of Congress of March 18, 1818, payment to date from February 15, 1819; annual allowance, $96; dropped under act May 1, 1820.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. DAVIS. LEWIS C, aged 78, and a resident of Autauga County; private Virginia State Troops; enrolled on May 19, 1834, under act of Congress of June...

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Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers – G Surnames

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now GALESPIE, DANIEL, aged 77, resided in Chambers County, June 1, 1840, with David Taylor.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 149. GARISON, STEPHEN, aged 83, resided in Walker County, June 1, 1840, with Silas Garison.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 150. GARNER, JOHN, age not given, a resident of Butler County; service not given because of the loss of papers by the burning of the office of the War Department, 1801 and 1814; enrolled on July 5, 1812; payment to date from January 29, 1812; annual allowance, $48; sums received to date of publication of list, $1,060.78; Acts Military establishment; transferred from Georgia from March 4, 1824.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. He resided in Wilcox County, June 1, 1840, with William H. Wait, aged 81. Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 149. GARNER, JOS., Sen., aged 95, resided in Cherokee County, June 1, 1840.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 148. GARNER, JOSEPH, aged 78, and a resident of St. Clair County; private Virginia Continental Line; enrolled on June 7, 1819, under act of Congress of March 18, 1818, payment to date from June 26, 1818; annual allowance, $96; sums received to date of publication of list, $1,506.39; transferred from Clark County, Georgia, from March 4, 1820.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen....

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Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers – F Surnames

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now FABER, WILLIAM, private, particular service not shown; enrolled on December 27, 1836; annual allowance, $100; no record of any payment having been made. Pension Book, State Branch Bank, Mobile. FAIR, BARNABAS, aged 76, and a resident of Tuscaloosa County; private N. C. Militia; enrolled on October 7, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $80.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. FIELDS, BARTHOLOMEW, aged 79, resided in Dale County, June 1, 1840.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 149. FILES, ADAM J., aged 78, resided in Macon County, June 1, 1840.-Census Pensioners, 1841, p. 149. FILES. JEREMIAH, aged 70, and a resident of Blount County; private S. C. Militia; enrolled on September 26, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4. 1831; annual allowance, $80; sums received to date of publication of list, $240.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Part 3, Vol. xiii, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. He resided .in Blount County, June 1, 1840, aged 75.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 148. FITZGERALD, JOHN. age not given, a resident of Washington County; private 7th Regular U. S. Infantry; enrolled on September 27, 1818, payment to date from August 26, 1818; annual...

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Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers – E Surnames

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now EARLE, SAMUEL, aged 75, and a resident of Washington County; private Virginia Continental Line; enrolled on January 5, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $80; sums received to date of publication of list, $200.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. EDDINS, BENJAMIN. “The subject of this sketch was a native of Virginia, and moved to South Carolina, many years previous to the American Revolution. He settled with his family in the upper part of the State, near Cambridge, or ‘Old Ninety-Six.’ By industry, prudence and economy, he has accumulated a handsome property and was living in great comfort and independence, when the war of the Revolution commenced. The ease and comfort of a home, however, with all of the luxuries of wealth, were as nothing to Mr. Eddins, when compared with the cause in which he found his country struggling. “After the glorious repulse of Sir Peter Parker and Henry Clinton in their attack upon Fort Moultrie, in 1776, the citizens of South Carolina were suffered to live in peace until the fall of Charleston in 1780. Immediately after this unfortunate event, the whole South fell under the military Government of Great Britain. The inhabitants, in almost...

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Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers – K Surnames

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now KEATES, THOMAS, aged 78, and a resident of Tuscaloosa County; private Maryland Continental Line; enrolled on January 10, 1827, under act of Congress of March 18, 1818, payment to date from October 18, 1826; annual allowance, $96; sums received to date of publication of list, $708.64.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. KELLY, PETER, aged 83, and a resident of Wilcox County; private S. C. Continental Line; enrolled on June 24, 1834, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $50.–Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. KENEDA, WILLIAM, aged 78, and a resident of Lauderdale County; private Virginia Militia; enrolled on August 28, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $34.44; sums received to date of publication of list, $103.32.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. KENNEDY, DAVID, a resident of Lowndes County; private in cavalry and infantry, particular service not shown; en-rolled on February 28, 1837, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $53.10. Pension Book, State Branch Bank, Mobile. KENNEDY. WILLIAM, age...

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Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers – J Surnames

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now JACKSON, JOHN, aged 82, and a resident of Jackson County; private S. C. Continental Line; enrolled on November 19, 1819, under act of Congress of March 18, 1818, payment to date from September 21, 1818; annual allowance, $96; sums received to date of publication of list, $1.243.47; transferred from Lincoln County, Tennessee, from March 4, 1816. -Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. JAGGERS, JEREMIAH, aged 86, and a resident of Madison County; private S. C. Continental Line; enrolled on February 14, 1824, under act of Congress of March 18, 1818, payment to date from January 28, 1824; annual allowance, $96; sums received to date of publication of list, $730.90.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. JEEMS, VACHEL, aged 75, and a resident of Lauderdale County; private and sergeant Maryland State Troops; enrolled on May 22, 1824, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $90.27.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. JENKINS, JOHN, aged 81, and a resident of Limestone County; private and sergeant S. C. Continental Militia; enrolled on June 14, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from...

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Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers – I Surnames

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now IVEY, ELIJAH, aged 75, and a resident of Lowndes County; private S. C. Militia; enrolled on November 4, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7 ,1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $80; sums received to date of publication of list, $200.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess.,...

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Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers – H Surnames

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now HAGGARD, HENRY, aged 94, resided in Bibb County, June 1. 1840, with James Fancher.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 149. HAGUE, JOHN. From the South Western Christian Advocate, published at Nashville, July 24, 1841. ” ‘AN OLD SOLDIER FALLEN.-Mr. John Hague, aged, (we understand) ninety-three years, died in Nashville, on the 13th inst. Mr. Hague was a native of Germany. He came to America in company with Lafayette, and fought in the Revolutionary War in aid of our country’s independence. He was one of Lafayette’s light guard. When this distinguished chieftain visited America, and passed through Nashville in 1824, Mr. Hague, who then resided in Huntsville, Alabama, came on foot, more than a hundred miles, to meet once more his old General. We are told by those who were present at their meeting, that it was a moment of thrilling interest. Mr. Hague threw himself suddenly and unexpectedly before Lafayette; the General immediately recognized him, and with a familiar tone exclaimed ,’Why, John, is this you!’ and in a moment they were closely embraced in each other’s arms. ” ‘Mr. Hague was for more than fifty years a devoted Christian, and faithful member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. ” ‘He died triumphantly. His funeral was attended by an immense concourse. He was buried with military honors.’ “-Independent...

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Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers – M Surnames

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now MABERRY, GEORGE, aged 82, resided in Bibb County, June 1, 1840.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 149. MABGLY, VARDER, aged 102, resided in Walker County, June 1, 1840, with Robert Mabgly.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 150. McCALL, JOHN, aged 70, and a resident of Limestone County; private and sergeant N. C. Continental Line; enrolled on January 5, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $20; sums received to date of publication of list, $60.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Con., 1st sess., 1833-34. McCARTER, JAMES, aged 69, and a resident of Greene County; private S. C. Militia; enrolled on Nov. 4, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $80; sums received to date of publication of list, $200.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. He resided in Greene County, June 1, 1840, aged 76.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 149. McCARTNEY, JOHN, aged 75, and a resident of Madison County; private N. C. Militia; enrolled on July 2, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $51.34; sums received to date of publication of list,...

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Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers – L Surnames

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now LACKEY, WILLIAM, aged 80, and a resident of Lawrence County; private Virginia Militia; enrolled on April 23, 0 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $79.78; sums received to date of publication of list, $239.34.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. He resided in Lawrence County, June 1, 1840, aged 87.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 148. LAFOY, JAMES, a resident of Washington County; private in infantry and cavalry, particular service not shown; en-rolled on September 9, 1836, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $25.-Pension Book, State Branch Bank, Mobile. LANDERS, JOHN, aged 82, resided in Benton County, June, 1840.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 148. LANGLEY, JAMES, aged 80, resided in Chambers County, June 1, 1840.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 149. LANSDALE, ISAAC, a resident of Montgomery County; private Delaware Line; enrolled on September 9, 1828, under act of Congress of May 15, 1828, payment to date from March 3, 1826; annual allowance, $80; sums received to date of publication of list, $720.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. He resided in Fayette County, June 1, 1840, aged 80.–Census of Pensioners,...

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Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers – O Surnames

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now OAKS, ISAAC, aged 74, and a resident of Perry county; private Virginia Militia; enrolled on October 29, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $60; sums received to date of publication of list, $150.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. He resided in Perry County, June 1, 1840, with Willis Osbourn, aged 81.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 149. ODOM, JACOB, aged 72, and a resident of Pickens County; private N. C. Militia; enrolled on January 28, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $20; sums received to date of publication of list, $50.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. OLIVER, THOMAS. “The writer has been told that the grave of this soldier may be seen near one of the public roads about six miles from Montgomery. His tombstone relates that he was in the War of the Revolution from Culpepper county, Virginia; he was at King’s Mountain and Yorktown. He died in 182- in Montgomery County, Alabama. Nothing more has been learned of his history or family.”-Mrs. P. H. Mell in Transactions of the Alabama Historical Society, Vol. iv, p....

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Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers – N Surnames

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now NAIL, MATTHEW, aged 77, and a resident of Madison County; private Georgia Militia; enrolled on November 4, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $80; sums received to date of publication of list, $240.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. NEELY, JOHN, a resident of Shelby County; private, particular service not shown; enrolled on April 2, 1836, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $20.-Pension Book, State Branch Bank, Mobile. NEIL, ROBERT, age not given, a resident of Greene County; corporal in Mencon’s. Regiment; enrolled on June 10, 1817, payment to date from March 5, 1814; annual allowance, $60; sums received, $128.30; on April 24, 1816, rate increased to annual allowance of $96, under which the sum of $850.89 received; under act of March 3, 1819, to date from March 4, 1825, rate reduced to annual allowance of $64, under which $576 received to date of publication of list.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. NELSON, ANDREW, aged 72, and a resident of Morgan County; private Virginia Continental Line; enrolled on July 2, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7,...

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Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers – S Surnames

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now SAMPELS, JESSE, aged 79, resided in Jackson County, June 1, 1840.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 148. SAMPLE, JOHN, SR., aged 75, and a resident of Marengo County; private S. C. Militia; enrolled on July 25, 1834, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $30.88. Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. SAUNDERS, JOSEPH, aged 77, and a resident of Lawrence County; lieutenant of navy, Virginia State Navy; en-rolled on February 14, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $365.20.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. SAWYER, STEPHEN, aged 75, and a resident of Greene County; private N. C. Militia; enrolled on March 21, 1834, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $40.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. . SAXON, JAMES, a resident of Autauga County; private, particular service not shown; enrolled on February 16, 1820, under act of Congress of March 18, 1818, payment to date from September 4, 1834; annual allowance, $96; died January 17, 1836.-Pension Book, State Branch Bank, Mobile. SCARBROUGH,...

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Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers – R Surnames

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now RALEY, CHARLES, aged 70, and a resident of Morgan County; private of Cavalry Virginia Continental Line; enrolled on September 17, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $77.72; sums received to date of publication of list, $194.30.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. RANDOLPH, ABRAHAM, aged 72, and a resident of Lawrence County; private N. C. Militia; enrolled on April 13, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $20.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. RANDOLPH, HUGH, aged 85, resided in Franklin County, June 1, 1840, with David Puller.-Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 148. RANKIN, ROBERT, a resident of Washington County; lieutenant 3rd Regular Virginia Line; enrolled on September 8, 1828, under act of Congress of May 15, 1828, payment to date from March 3, 1826; annual allowance, $320, sums received to date of publication of list, $2,880; W. Crawford, agent.-Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st less., 1833-34. RAY, FREDERICK, aged 75, and a resident of Tuscaloosa County; private Virginia State Troops; enrolled on April 23, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7,...

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