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Judge William Smith MP (1751 - 1837)

DAR#A106118 William Smith was a U. S. Congressman, State Senator, and County Judge from Spartanburg Co., South Carolina. Smith was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, the oldest son of Ralph Smith an...

5/29/2011 2/10/2016

James Meredith, Jr. MP (c.1747 - c.1845)

James Meredith Birth: ca 1747 Death: ca 1845 Age: 98 Father: James Meredith (ca1715-1790) Mother: Mildred Bagby (ca1725-1796) DAR Ancestor #: A077576 From Notes for James (Spouse 1) ...

3/19/2009 6/1/2015

Captain John Oldham (1757 - 1831)

b. 10 November 1757, Virginia d. 17 November 1831, Kentucky Marriage to Annis RICE, 26 February 1783, Caswell County, North Carolina. Children: 11. Absalom Oldham, Sr In 1777, John beca...

1/23/2009 5/19/2015

Thomas Edwards (1754 - 1829)

EDWARDS, THOMAS Ancestor #: A007833 Notice: MORE ON BACK--SEE COMMENT (WHY?) Service: VIRGINIA Rank: SOLDIER Birth: 7-6-1754 VIRGINIA Death: 3-29-1829 GREENE CO INDIANA Service Descriptio...

1/4/2009 5/8/2015

Pvt. John King, Revolutionary Soldier (1759 - 1843)


Revolutionary War Soldier John King volunteered for military service and pleged his allegiance to the continental army in White Plains, Maryland. He served three years 1778-1781. Took part in the Battl...

7/27/2013 4/15/2015

Daniel Long MP (1757 - 1838)

Revolutionary War Service From DAR Ancestor #: A131574 Pension Number:  *S13773 Service Description:  * 1) COL BLAND,1ST REGT,CAPT WHITE'S DRAGOONS * 2) COL WM W...

9/10/2008 1/30/2015

Joel Maxey (1762 - 1844)

Was born about 1759, in Rockingham county. Va. He was a soldier in a Virginia regiment in time of the Revolution, and was in the battle of Guilford Court House. He remembered having seen Generals Mario...

7/23/2008 1/24/2015

Samuel Findlay (1734 - 1804)

6/24/2012 5/14/2014

George Mathews, Governor MP (1739 - 1812)

George Mathews August 30, 1739-September 30, 1812 Parents: John Mathews and Ann Archer Wives: Mary Flowers b.1739 Anne Paul 1741-1788 Margaret Reed Children with Mary Flowers: Sarah...

12/21/2007 5/8/2014

He served as a Lt. Colonel in Command of troops at Annapolis, Maryland, in 1813. He was in the Battles of Long Island [27 Aug 1776], White Plains [28 Oct 1776], GermanTown [4 Oct 1777], Monmouth [2...

6/13/2007 4/26/2014

Col. Joseph Winston MP (1746 - 1815)

Colonel Joseph Winston 1745-1815 The City of Winston (part of Winston-Salem), North Carolina, built in 1851, was named in honor of a local war hero, Major Joseph Winston from Wilkes and Surry count...

5/24/2007 3/31/2014

George Reynolds (1754 - 1813)

American Revolutionary War Officer. Fought at Guilford Courthouse under Gen. Nathaniel Greene.

9/22/2008 3/31/2014

Thomas Lynch (1725 - 1781)

5/1/2010 3/31/2014

Robert Dunlap (1740 - 1781)

Ensign Robert Dunlap refused an order to retreat and lost his life at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, North Carolina March 15, 1781. He was 41 years old. The battle was pivotal in the American Revol...

1/4/2008 3/31/2014

Rev Henry Burnley (1756 - 1835)

Before the battle of Guilford Courthouse Jack Smith Davenport confided in his friend Henry Burnley that he felt he would die. Henry thought he was joking and, in turn, jokingly said to Jack that if thi...

6/27/2007 3/31/2014

John Smith Davenport, Sr. (c.1748 - 1820)


He was killed during the Battle of Guilford Courthouse and presumed buried there. Before the battle, Jack confided in his friend Henry Burnley that he felt he would die. Henry thought he was joking and...

5/3/2009 3/31/2014

James Thomas Sellers MP (1736 - 1806)

This DAR is for Private Hardy Huntley Sellers NOT his Father, James Thomas Sellers. DAR Ancestor #: A208891 Birth Date Based On 1830 Census Of Grainger Co. Tenn. Page 366. His Age Is Given As 70 ...

1/19/2007 2/24/2014

Rep. Joseph Eggleston (R-VA) MP (1754 - 1811)

Joseph Eggleston (November 24, 1754 – February 14, 1811) was an American planter, soldier, and politician from Amelia County, Virginia. He represented Virginia in the U.S. Congress from 1798 u...

6/16/2013 8/7/2013

Col Abraham Penn, Sr (1743 - 1801)

"Col Abram Penn", "Abram"

Text from website: "Abram (Abraham) Penn, son of George and Ann Penn, was born December 27, 1743, and spent his childhood in Caroline County, Virginia. He married Ruth, daughter of George, Jr. and Ma...

7/31/2007 3/30/2013

Peter Francisco ("Virginia Giant", "Giant of the Revolution") MP (1760 - 1831)

"Peter Winston", "Pedro Francisco", "Virginia Giant", "Giant of the Revolution", "Virginia Hercules"

Peter Francisco (c. 1760 – January 16, 1831), known variously as the "Virginia Giant" or the "Giant of the Revolution" (and occasionally as the "Virginia Hercules"), was an American patriot an...

2/10/2009 2/23/2013

) Edward Stevens (1745-August 17, 1820) was an officer in the American Revolutionary War and later a state legislator for Virginia, serving in the Virginia Senate. Stevens began his military career...

6/28/2009 2/23/2013

Gen. Robert Lawson MP (1748 - 1805)

) Robert Lawson (January 23, 1748 – April 5, 1805) was an officer from Virginia in the American Revolutionary War. In early 1776 Lawson was commissioned a major in the 4th Virginia Regimen...

9/6/2008 2/23/2013

John Gunby (March 10, 1745 – May 17, 1807) was an American planter and soldier from Somerset County, Maryland who is considered by many to be "one of the most gallant officers of the Maryland ...

1/15/2012 2/10/2013

Otho Holland Williams (March 1, 1749 – July 15, 1794) was a Continental Army officer from Maryland in the American Revolutionary War. He participated in many battles throughout the war in the ...

10/10/2008 2/10/2013

General Charles O'Hara (1740 - 1802)

General Charles O'Hara (1740 – 25 February 1802) was a British military officer who served in the Seven Years War, American War of Independence, and French Revolutionary War, and later served ...

1/31/2013 1/31/2013

Isaac Huger (March 19, 1742 – October 17, 1797) was a planter and Continental Army general during the American Revolutionary War. Life and work Isaac Huger was born at Limerick plantation ...

6/11/2008 1/28/2013

Kerenhappuch Turner MP (c.1715 - 1804)

"Heroine of the Battle of Guilford Court House", "Kerenhappuch Norman Turner"

DAR Ancestor #: A117148 According to Steve Norman, Kerenhappuch was born 1715 in Halifax, Virginia and died 1807 in Guiford Co., North Carolina." Kerenhappuch Norman Turner carried dispatches for A...

12/16/2007 1/21/2013

Robert Higginbotham was born in Albemarle County, Virginia, in 1754. He was the son of Moses Higginbotham and Frances Kyle. At an early age, he went to Tazewell County, Virginia, and settled on a lar...

3/26/2010 1/19/2013

Richard Taliaferro (1756 - 1781)

Richard TALIAFERRO [1756 - 1781] a Revolutionary Soldier who was killed at the Battle of Guilford Court House NORTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor #: A112550 Links

1/29/2009 11/8/2012

) The Honourable Major General Alexander Leslie (1731 – 27 December 1794) was a Major General in the British Army during the American Revolutionary War. He was the commander of the British tro...

1/16/2011 10/29/2012

James Webster was the second son of the eminent Edinburgh clergyman Rev. Dr. Alexander Webster (1708-84), Minister of the Tolbooth Kirk, sometime Moderator of the General Assembly and occasional poet...

10/29/2012 10/29/2012

Benjamin Williams (1 January 1751 – 20 July 1814) was the 11th and 14th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina, from 1799 to 1802 and from 1807 to 1808. He was the first of two North Car...

7/16/2008 10/29/2012

Samuel Huff, Sr. MP (c.1750 - c.1815)

SAMUEL5 HUFF (LEONARD4, WILLIAM3 HOFF, DERRICK PAULSUSZEN2, PAULUS DIRCKSZEN1) was born Abt. 1750 in Middletown, NJ, and died Abt. 1815 in Tennessee.  He married SARAH HIX March 03, 1773 in Be...

10/7/2008 10/29/2012

Warren Henley Stone MP (1766 - 1849)

DAR Ancestor #: A110345 STONE, WARREN HENLEY, was born in 1766, the son of John Stone and Mary Warren Stone of Charles County, Maryland. He was fourteen years, eight months old when he fought in th...

10/8/2007 10/29/2012

Capt. John Farrar MP (1758 - c.1830)

"John William Farrer"

6. JOHN WILLIAM10 FARRAR (WILLIAM9, GEORGE8, WILLIAM7, WILLIAM6, WILLIAM5, JOHN4, WILLIAM3, HENRIE2, HENRY1)1 was born 01 Aug 1758 in Mecklenburg, Chesterfield County, Virginia1, and died 1830 in Cryus...

4/19/2009 10/29/2012

David Lawson (1754 - 1852)

David Lawson was born 1754 in Bedford Co, VA and died 1 Mar 1852 in Hawkins Co, TN Parents: Bartholomew LAWSON b: 1717-1720 in Lunenburg Co, VA & Susannah SIMPKINS b: ABT 1720 in Henrico Co, VA ...

4/4/2012 10/29/2012

Col. Charles Lynch MP (1736 - 1796)


DAR Ancestor #: A072635 (see document, attached). On March 5, 1781 (Colonel) Lynch led a battalion of rifleman at the Battle of Guilford Court House. Tombstone Inscription:  A zealous and acti...

2/5/2009 10/29/2012

John Laughter (1746 - 1817)

ID: I531 Name: John LAUGHTER Sex: M Birth: 17 MAR 1746 in St. John's Parish,Granville County, N.C. 1 Death: 13 JUN 1817 in Warren County, N.C. 2 3 Burial: Warrenton, Warren County, N.C. Not...

3/2/2008 10/29/2012

William Washington MP (1752 - 1810)

DAR Ancestor #: A122015 . See attached document. William Washington (February 28, 1752 to March 6, 1810), was a patriotic Southern cavalry officer during the American Revolutionary War, who held a fi...

3/29/2007 10/29/2012

Maj. Gen. Henry Lee, "Light Horse Harry", Governor of Virginia MP (1756 - 1818)

""Light Horse Harry" AND father of General Robert E.Lee", "Light Horse Harry", ""Light Horse Harry""

DAR Ancestor #: A068555 Henry Lee III (January 29, 1756–March 25, 1818) was an early American patriot who served as the Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United ...

5/2/2007 10/29/2012

General Sir Banastre Tarleton , 1st Baronet, GCB (21 August 1754 – 16 January 1833) was a British soldier and politician. Parents: John Tartleton of Liverpool (1718-1773) and Jane Parker, daug...

12/30/2010 10/29/2012

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis KG (31 December 1738 – 5 October 1805), styled Viscount Brome between 1753 and 1762 and known as The Earl Cornwallis between 1762 and 1792, was a Br...

8/15/2009 10/29/2012

Maj. General Nathanael Greene (Continental Army) MP (c.1742 - c.1786)

"Major General Nathanael Greene", "Continental Army"

A Patriot of the American Revolution for RHODE ISLAND with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A047219 NATHANAEL GREENE AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION "It had been happy for me if I could have...

3/20/2007 10/29/2012

George Frazier MP (1751 - 1835)

George Frazier was born in North Carolina and was a farmer and stock raiser.  He was at the Battle of Cowpens and Guilford Courthouse during the Revolutionary War.  A George...

9/12/2007 10/28/2012

Captain John Herndon Graves MP (1746 - 1829)

Biographical Sketch John Herndon Graves was born 1746 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, to John Graves (1715-1792). The mother of John Herndon Graves has not been determined but, due to the closeness...

9/25/2008 1/31/2012