Some Tennessee Heroes of the Revolution
Based on the Invalid Lists of 1806 and the Pension Lists of 1818, 1832 and 1840, this book supplies--in addition to name, age, service, residence, and source of information--the date of the pension application; date and place of birth; service record; names of all family members cited in the pension statement; and place or places of migration to, from, or within Tennessee. The 1840 Pension List is especially interesting to researchers as it includes widows' applications. Widows were required to submit proof of marriage and children, and their applications, therefore, constitute a rich vein of genealogical source material. This volume is available on our Family Archive CD 7511.
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Alexander applied for pension applied for revolutionary applied for widow's April August Augusta County battle of King's Bedford County Benjamin Bledsoe County Blount County born brother Campbell Captain John Captain William Colonel William daughter died discharged drew pension Elizabeth entered the service Eutaw Springs February Francis George Georgia Grainger County Greene County Guilford Court House Hamilton County Hawkins County January Jefferson County John Sevier Joseph July June Kentucky King's Mountain Knox County Lieut Lieutenant Lincoln County March Marion County married Mary Mecklenburg County months in Captain moved to Tennessee Nancy North Carolina North Carolina regiment North Carolina troops October Pennsylvania pension application pension while living pension while residing Revolution he moved revolutionary pension Richard Roane County Robert Rutherford County Samuel Sarah September served in Captain served three months South Strother Sullivan County Taylor Tenn Tennessee Thomas Virginia regiment Virginia troops volunteered Washington County widow widow's pension