Col. Anthony Bledsoe

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Anthony Bledsoe

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Orange, Virginia
Death: Died in Bledsoe's Lick, Tennessee, United States
Cause of death: Shot and mortally wounded by Indians
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Bledsoe and NN Bledsoe
Husband of Susan Bledsoe and Mary Bledsoe
Father of Thomas Bledsoe; Abraham Bledsoe; Henry Ramsey Bledsoe; Sarah Shelby; Mary "Polly" Weatherred and 8 others
Brother of Isaac Bledsoe; Loving Bledsoe and Abraham Bledsoe

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About Anthony Bledsoe

MAJOR ANTHONY BLEDSOE Born in Augusta County Member of the County Court of Botetourt Fiu castle and Washington counties Officer in the militia of Fincastle and Washington counties Built Bledsoe's Fort Represented Washington county in the General Assembly 1777 1778 Commanded Christian's army at Long Island from December 1776 to April 1777 Removed to Bledsoe's Lick near Nashville Tennessee where he was killed by the Indians

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Virginia & North Carolina with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A011213

Source:

Reference page 116, 118, 119, Biennial Report of the Department of Archives and History of the ..., Volume 1

By West Virginia. Dept. of Archives and History 1908, 

http://books.google.com/books?id=hlAVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q&f=false

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Col. Anthony Bledsoe's Timeline

1733
1733
Orange, Virginia
1760
1760
Age 27
1760
1762
1762
Age 29
Washington, Rappahannock Co, Virginia, USA
1763
1763
Age 30
Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, USA
1763
Age 30
Washington, Virginia, USA
1768
December 1768
Age 35
Augusta, Virginia, USA
1770
1770
Age 37
Botefort, , Virginia, USA
1772
1772
Age 39
Boteort, , Virginia, USA
1775
1775
Age 42
Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, USA
1778
1778
Age 45
Washington, Virginia, USA