|Also Known As:||"Ned ;Sixkillers", "Tory; Ned", "Ned /Sizemore/", "Ned"|
|Birthplace:||Mecklenburg, VA, USA|
|Death:||Died in Mecklenburg, VA, USA|
|Managed by:||Francis Gene Dellinger|
About Edward "Ned" Sizemore
Based on the information compiled by Don Greene in his book: Shawnee Heritage By Don Greene, Noel Schutz, p. 227: the following is the genealogy of the Sizemore family:
Edward Ned Sizemore b: c1721 VA, eldest son, [1/2 Shawano-Metis] d: VA (hung/Troy) m: Mary [1/2 Shawano-Metis] b: c1721, d/o John Spears [white] & Shawano Woman
Their children were:
- Edward "Ned" Sizemore b: Abt. 1742
- John Sizemore b: Abt. 1744 [1/2 Shawano-Metis]
- Lydia Sizemore b: Abt. 1746 [1/2 Shawano-Metis] m. -- Blevins b: Abt 1740
- Owen Sizemore b: Abt. 1747 [1/2 Shawano-Metis]
- George "All Chief" Sizemore b: Abt 1745 VA, youngest son, [1/2 Shawano-Metis] d: 1822 KY, m. Abt 1771 m: Agnes Shepherd b: Abt 1754
Edward "Ned" Sizemore was hung by Benjamin Cleveland in a corn field near Wilkesboro NC about 1780 (Draper letter 5DD110, p1-2 ) first name was not remembered by James Gwynn, who witnessed the hanging. Gwynn stated that he knew the man's last name was Sizemore, but could not recollect his first name.". Some of these New River settlers were recorded in both VA & NC records, " A 1780 Montgomery County delinquent tax list's included Owen Sizemore, with the notation "moved to NC." Several Tory uprisings are recorded in this New River area: "Montgomery Co. area, 1779. At the request of Captain John Cox, those who were engaged in the insurrection, Edward Sizemore,!
Owen Sizemore, David Smith, Thomas Penorese, and James Green were allowed to take the Oath of Allegiance, and post bond for good behavior." ( Summers Annals p. 720,721,in Western Waters by Kegley)"