Colonel Sebree (1755 - d.)

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The was a monument in Christian Co. mentioning Col. Sebree, a Colonial Soldier, and mentioned having family in the Rev. War. Perhaps he took his bounty land in KY.

Page 8 Standing in back, Ada Sebree Garth: Mother. ... Page 26 ... SEBREE ... Page 27 Elijah G. Sebree. on behalf of Leavell and Maj. Gray debated the matter. A bitter battle ensued which almost erupted into a duel. ... Page 28 In 1 8 1 9 Fendal Sebree came to Trenton from Virginia. He bought land and settled about two miles south of Trenton on land now owned by SB Carter. ... Page 29 EG Sebree contributed the land upon which the present church was built. Thus the name "Sebree 's Chapel CME Church." The Rev. JW McClure was pastor when the ... Next » For the second article, not certain if this is related to Abigail Sebree, but it's only seldon I've found anything about any military Sebree. Being that he was from Virginia, it seemed that he may have been in NYS at some time during Rev. War; or known someone related to Pearsalls. Abigail's ancestry has been so elusive that I may just be grasping at straws, but again, it's the only thing I've ever seen for someone who could be her father, as far as dates. About the last Sebree, Richard; it seemed to me that someone had asked about this man at one of the forums.

Hope all is grand with you and yours. Kathy Abbey

  1. 2739: County of Christian, Kentucky. Historical and Biographical. Edited

by William Henry Perrin. F. A. Battey Publishing Co., 1884, p. 406.Hopkinsville City and Precinct. ELIJAH G. SEBREE, Jr., lawyer, and Attorney for Christian County, is a native of Todd County, Ky., where he was born April 30, 1857. He is a son of Elijah G. Sebree, a prominent planter of that county, and was, therefore, reared under the influence of farm life and meantime had the advantages of a good private school. When sixteen years old he entered Bethany College of West Virginia, from which he graduated in 1877. Soon after he engaged in clerical work in the office of the Clerk of Henderson County, Ky., in connection with which he pursued the study of law. He entered the Law Department of the Louisville University, in October, 1878, graduated from that institution and was admitted to practice in March, 1879. He immediately began the practice of law in Hopkinsville, and has been successful in establishing a good practice. In August, 1882, he was elected to the office of County Attorney, the responsibility of which he discharges with ability and general acceptance. Though a young man, he displays unusual talent, wielding a marked influence politically, which is enjoyed by the Republican party. Mr. Sebree was married in Henderson, Henderson County, Ky., October 5, 1881, to Miss Marguerite Banks, daughter of David Banks of Henderson, where she was born in 1862. They have one son named Elijah G. Sebree. ...............

John Sebree 1749 England 1781 Yorktown, VA Mildred Johnson ± 1753 Orange, VA 1790 Orange, VA

Children: Fanny Sebree 
John Sebree was a Revolutionary War soldier and fought with General George 

Rogers Clark's group in the campaign against British posts in the west. He died during the during the siege of Yorktown. ................ Sebree, Richard, Pvt., VA Line; 6 Dec 1832; $33.33; age 82.

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1755
1755
1777
September 10, 1777
Age 22
New York, United States
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