Ervin, William

    Born 1754 or 1755 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania… Enlisted in 1776 in Burke County, NC under Gen. Griffith Rutherford, Col. Francis Locke, Col. James Brandon, etc., and was in the battles of Charleston, Camden, Monks Corners, Briar Creek, Ramsours Mills and against the Cherokee, etc.  After the war he lived in Buncombe, Macon, and Henderson Counties, NC.  In 1832 he was living in Buncombe County, age 80 years.

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