Roberts, John

JOHN ROBERTS – Born 1758, enlisted 1774 in Caroline County, VA under Capt. Nelson, etc., and was in the battles of Grimes Island, etc.  In 1780 he enlisted in Caswell County, NC under Captain Hargis, etc., and was in the battles of Camden, etc.
    In 1831 he was living in Buncombe County, NC age 76 years.  His wife’s name was Margaret.
    In 1854 in Buncombe Co., NC a son George Roberts appointed John Woodfin of Yancey County as his lawyer to represent him in his father’s claims.

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