Category Archive: Revolutionary War Pension Applications

Waldrop/Wardrep, Edward

EDWARD WALDROP/WARDREP - lived in Yancey Co. MILITARY: Revolutionary War Pension Application (S-7844 in the National Archives), Edward applied on 23 June 1834 in Yancey County, NC. He states that he was born in Wake County, NC. He entered the service in 1780. He served five tours of duty during the war. After the war he …

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Smith, Captain Daniel

CAPTAIN DANIEL SMITH - Born 1757 in New Jersey.  Enlisted in Burke County. NC and served as Captain in North Carolina Militia stationed at the head of the Catawba River to defend the frontiers against the Indians and in the battle of Kings Mountain., etc.  He is buried in old Newton Academy Cemetery on Biltmore Ave., Asheville, …

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Shope, John

JOHN SHOPE - Among Rejected and Suspended Pensioners of Buncombe County, NC.

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Shook, Jacob

JACOB SHOOK - Pensioner who in 1800 was living in that part of Buncombe County that is now Haywood County. (see Hayward County Records)

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Sharpe, Thomas

THOMAS SHARPE - Born 1755 in Lancaster County, PA.  Moved to Mecklenburg County, NC and at age 23 enlisted there under Capt. Robert Maybin, Col. Thos. Polk, etc., and saw service against the Tories, Cherokees, etc.  When 25 years of age he moved to Lincoln Co., NC and married there on Aug. 13, 1775 or 1776, Rhoda.  …

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Sexton, John

JOHN SEXTON - Born 1759 or 1762.  Enlisted 1777 in Charlotte Co., VA in 14th Virginia Regiment and was in the battles of Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth, Guilford Court House, etc.     In 1819 he was living in Buncombe County, NC age 76 years, but shortly before 1839 he moved to Green County, TN.  ..his children having moved …

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Sams, Edward

EDWARD SAMS - Among Rejected and Suspended Pensioners of Buncombe County., NC.

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Rose, Samuel

SAMUEL ROSE or ROSE ;sic’- SC cont[iental] line pensioner Buncombe Co., [died] July 16, 1837 in Macon Co., NC.

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Rorson, John

JOHN RORSON- Among Rejected and Suspended Pensioners of Buncombe County, NC.

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Robinson, William

WILLIAM ROBINSON - Born January 25, 1760 in York County, PA.  Enlisted 1777 in Mecklenburg County, NC under Capt. John Alexander, Col. Adam Alexander, Col. Davidson under whom he saw service.     He married in Mecklenburg County, NC, Sarah.  He died on June 30, 1837 in Buncombe County, NC and his wife died on February 7, 1843 …

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