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REVOLUTION PENSIONERS

April 3, 1991

REVOLUTION PENSIONERS

By: Jonesborough Genealogical Society    

Through persistent work of Mr. Selden Nelson of Knoxville, TN, Secretary-Treasurer of the Society, Sons of the Revolution, a list of the pensioners of the Revolutionary War for Washington County has been made. The list is given under two separate acts, this being explained by Mr. Nelson as follows:

     “The acts of 1818 only allowed pensions to disabled soldiers and those who had no means of support and were to old to make a living by manual labor. The act of 1832 gave pensions to all the soldiers of the Revolution, who served three months or more during the war.”

     This list is published in this Historical Edition of the Johnson City Staff due to the face that it may prove of value to Daughters or Sons in tracing the records of their relatives of the great struggle. Below the name of the soldier is given first, then the rank, next the description of service, and last date of entering on the pension roll. They are as follows:

Act of 1818

     Jacob Acor, private, Connecticut Continental, May 19, 1819.

     Edward Brus or Banks, private, Virginia Continental, Feb. 5, 1819.

     Higgins Coppinger or Corringer, private, Virginia Continental Line, Dec. 28, 1824.

     Perry Floyd, private, VA Continental Line, Dec. 28, 1824.

     George Fitzgerald, private, VA Cont. Line, June 2, 1820.

     Samuel-Greer, private, VA Cont. Line, May 24, 1820.

     Hugh Harris, corporal, North Carolina Continental Line, April 10, 1824.

     John Ingle or Engle, private, VA Cont. Line, June 21, 1819.

     Jonathan Jackson, private, VA Cont. Line, June 16, 1820.

     Robert Henry, private, Pennsylvania Continental Line, 1829.

     Joshua Pierce, private, Maryland Cont. line, June 16, 1820.

     John Bock, private, Pulaski Legion, March 24, 1821.

Act of 1830

     George Brown, private, North Line, January 25, 1833.

     Michael Byerly, private, Virginia Line, Feb. 12, 1833.

     Jacob Brown, private, North Carolina Line, Feb. 12, 1833.

     William Barron, private, North Carolina Line, Feb. 20, 1833.

     Jacob Brown, private, South Carolina Militia, Nov. 25, 1833.

     Thomas Bell, private, VA Cont. Line, Dec. 14, 1833.

     Michael Broyles, private, VA Cont. Line, Dec. 14, 1833.

     Robert Beard, private, VA Cont. Line, Jan. 25, 1833.

     William Cloyd, private, PA Line, Feb. 12, 1833.

     John Clark, Liet., North Carolina Militia, Feb. 27, 1833.

     Joseph Duncan, private, VA Line, Feb. 12, 1833.

     John Douglas, private, NC Militia, May 8, 1833.

     Adam Engle, private, PA Cont. Line, Feb. 12, 1833.

     John Edwards, Sergeant, Maryland Line, Dec. 13, 1833.

     John Fulikson, private, Virginia Line, Feb. 18, 1833.

     Lord Ford, private, Maryland Militia, May 8, 1833.

     Nathan Gains or Gann, private, NC Line, Feb. 12, 1833.

     William Greenway, private, Virginia Militia, Feb. 27, 1833.

     Billingsby, Gibson, private, VA Line, May 12, 1833.

     Daniel Horton, Sen., private, North Carolina Line, Feb. 12, 1833.

     Charles Howell, private and Sergeant, VA Line, Feb. 12, 1833.

     Amon Hale, private, Maryland Militia, May 8, 1833.

     Andrew Hannah, private, NC Line, Dec. 13, 1833.

     Adam Harmon, private, VA Line, Dec. 13, 1833.

     Samuel Jackson, Lieut., Georgia Line, Aug. 11, 1832.

     Cassimore May, private, PA Line, Feb.  20, 1833.

     James Pearce, Capt., NC Line, Feb. 20, 1833.

     Charles Porter, private, MD Line, Dec. 13, 1833.

     Edmon Porter, private, VA Line, Jan. 23, 1833.

     John Strain, private, NC Militia, Feb. 12, 1833.

     William Slaughter, private, VA Line, May 14, 1833.

     Leeroy Taylor, private and Corp., NC Militia, Feb. 27, 1833.

     Christopher Taylor, Capt., NC Militia, Feb. 27, 1833.

One Comment
  1. Carolyn Whitaker permalink

    I have located the burial location of Adam Ingle in Salem Cemetery at Washington College. I have all documentation on find a grave to get him a headstone if the society wants to pursue it. Find a grave memorial is https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=176054898. I am not related but stumbled onto his grave information in an old Jonesboro newspaper which I put on the memorial which would be required to get him a tombstone.

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