Richard Thomas (1758 - 1843)

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Birthplace: Orange,Virginia
Death: Died in Bracken,Kentucky,USA
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About Richard Thomas

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of Private. DAR Ancestor #: A113143.

Richard and his Brother Philemon professed religeon and joined the "Hard Side Baptist" in the year 1789.

Philemon became a Statesman and Richard a Minister, who was very punctual in his profession and on one occassion, having no horse and a swollen stream to cross to his church, saddled an ox and rode; and on nearing the stream, overtook a lady on her way to church, a foot, who mounted the ox behind him. They crossed the stream in safety and made their way to the church in good time for preaching.

D.A.R. Application dated 18 January 1955

"In document written by Richard Thomas and now in possesion of Dudley David Thomas, Carrollton, Mo, he states that he was with George Washington at Valley Forge. Richard Thomas served under Captain Lytle (?) and Col. William Taylor from June 1776 to June 1778 in 67th N.Car. troops for which service he recieved pension while living in Ky." see Nat. No. 196271- Mrs. Pearl Hartzler/ 333427-Mrs Annabelle Skillware Hubble.

  
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Richard Thomas's Timeline

1758
October 19, 1758
Orange,Virginia
1794
November 17, 1794
Age 36
Bourbon,Kentucky,USA
1795
October 3, 1795
Age 36
Flat Rock District,Bourbon,Kentucky
1796
May 17, 1796
Age 37
Bourbon,Kentucky,USA
1797
March 12, 1797
Age 38
Bourbon,Kentucky,USA
1799
October 9, 1799
Age 40
Bourbon,Kentucky,USA
1803
April 12, 1803
Age 44
Bourbon,Kentucky,USA
1807
March 6, 1807
Age 48
Bourbon,Kentucky,USA
1843
November 6, 1843
Age 85
Bracken,Kentucky,USA
1917
October 9, 1917
Age 85