Lineage Book, Volume 10

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The Society, 1899 - United States
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Page 21 - Republic, a member of the Continental Congress and signer of the Declaration of Independence...
Page 144 - You will in all probability bring on a relapse, and render yourself incapable of serving the public at a time, when there may be the utmost occasion. There is nothing more certain, than that a gentleman in your station owes the care of his health and his life not only to himself and his friends, but to his country.
Page 193 - We, the Subscribers, do hereby solemnly profess our entire willingness, at the Risque of our Lives and Fortunes, with arms, to oppose the Hostile Attempts of the British Fleets and Armies against the United American Colonies, whenever, and to such a degree, as such attempts of Britain may require.
Page 22 - ... 1806, he left the following children: Elizabeth Upshaw, James Upshaw, Jerry (Jeremiah) Upshaw and Martha Upshaw. a. James Upshaw, Jr., was a Justice of Essex County and Captain in the Virginia Line, War of the Revolution, being called into service from Essex, August 28, 1777, and served until the end of the war. He was an original member of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia.
Page 184 - He was himself a delegate to the Continental Congress and was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Page 312 - Charleston and in 1774 was elected to the Continental Congress. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and a member of the first board of war.
Page 38 - In that year he was a member of the convention that framed the state constitution, and...
Page 67 - Kansas, where he strenuously opposed the introduction of slavery, and was a member of the convention that framed the State Constitution. He...
Page 88 - Treman, 1777, enlisted at the age of sixteen, and served to the close of the war. He was one of the twenty who led the Forlorn Hope at the storming of Stony Point.
Page 343 - ... inlisted for the War only, is hereby Discharged from the American Army — Given at Head-Quarters the 30 June, 1783.

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