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LIEUTENANT-GENERAL THOMAS PETER OF CROSSBASKET (1757-1828) is the son of Thomas Peter of Crossbasket and Cardarroch (1723-74). He was born before 10 January 1757, the date upon which his baptism was ...

4/9/2013 2/2/2016

David Walker (April 13, 1763 – March 1, 1820) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, brother of George Walker and grandfather of James David Walker. Born in Brunswick County, Virginia, Wal...

10/19/2008 1/10/2016

Joseph Clay (October 16, 1741 – November 15, 1804) was a soldier and public official from Georgia. Born in England, he immigrated to the United States and in 1760 settled in Savannah, Georgi...

7/15/2009 12/14/2015

Lieutenant Général des Armées Navales François-Joseph Paul, marquis de Grasse Tilly, comte de Grasse (13 September 1722 – 11 January 1788) was a French admiral. He ...

7/27/2015 7/27/2015

James Logan McKee (1752 - 1832)

DAR A 077470, Ensign, VA. James AFN:1DVT-S12 birth info also given as: MCKEE b. 14 Mar 1751/ 52 Cumberland co., Pa.[ Kerrs Creek, Rockbridge, Virginia] depending upon which family report / group ...

12/3/2010 7/10/2015

He was one of 16 children, was trained for the Catholic Priesthood and spoke 7 languages. He came to America at the age of 24. He landed in Baltimore, MD in 1757. He enlisted as a Private in the 4th Re...

7/13/2007 6/30/2015

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A098535 Brig. General William Russell was born in Virginia and received his education at William a...

9/20/2007 5/30/2015

Micajah Neal, Pvt. MP (1753 - 1835)

DAR A 071884, Pvt. VA

6/24/2008 5/18/2015

Norvell Robertson (1765 - 1855)

Norvell Robertson enlisted, July 1781, in the Virginia State Militia, serving at Yorktown in building the breastworks to protect the army from the British. DAR A 097283, Pvt. VA Militia

9/4/2008 5/11/2015

Pvt. William Goode (1765 - 1837)

American Revolutionary soldier - Served as a private in the Virginia troops at the siege of Yorktown. He was born in Powhatan County, Va.; died in Clarke County, Ala.—D.A.R. Lineage BooK, vo...

6/28/2014 5/10/2015

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

John Parke Custis MP (c.1754 - 1781)

"Jacky", "Jack"

Died of "Camp Fever" a few days after enlisting John returned home from college to comfort his mother after Martha's daughter, also named Martha, died during an epileptic seizure. John Parke Custis...

6/2/2007 4/30/2015

Hans Christian Febiger (or Fibiger) (October 19, 1749 in Fåborg Denmark - September 20, 1796 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania) was an American Revolutionary War commander, confidante of General Ge...

11/8/2012 3/25/2015

Captain John Linton Revolutionary War Soldier, in the Loudoun County, Virginia Militia. His unit was at Yorktown from the summer until October of 1781.

1/3/2014 12/18/2014

William Horrall Jr. (1757 - 1842)

"William /Horrall/ Jr.", "William /Horrall Jr./"

William was born in the Virginia Colony, an area that was originally Albermarle County, VA, and later became Amherst Co. His family owned a tobacco farm, and the owners of neighboring farms included Th...

5/10/2007 11/12/2014

David C. Haggard (1764 - 1844)

Served in the Virginia Militia , about 1779 to 1783. In Battle of Yorktown, Virginia, Oct. 14, 1781, and at the Surrender of Cornwallis, Oct. 19, 1781.

11/24/2008 10/21/2014

Thomas Taylor Byrd MP (1752 - 1821)

Thomas Taylor Byrd was born at Westover on the James River, Charles City County, Virginia, on 7 January 1752, the second son of Col. William Byrd III and his first wife, Elizabeth Hill (Carter) Byrd. H...

10/2/2009 7/20/2014

Colonel Sampson Mathews (1737 - 1807)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A075570 Sampson Mathews (c. 1737- January 20, 1807) was a Colonel of the Virginia militia during the Ameri...

12/21/2007 5/8/2014

Jethro New (1757 - 1827)

Jethro New (September 20, 1757 – July 25, 1827) was an 18th-century American frontiersman and Continental Army officer during the American Revolutionary War, at one time serving as an aide to ...

1/4/2009 11/23/2013

Fulwar Skipwith (1765 - 1839)

Fulwar Skipwith (February 21, 1765 — January 7, 1839) was an American diplomat and politician, who served as a U.S. Consul in Martinique, and later as the U.S. Consul-General in France. He was...

8/6/2013 8/6/2013

Le vicomte Louis Marie Marc Antoine de Noailles est un homme politique et militaire français, né à Paris le 17 avril 1756 et mort à La Havane le 9 janvier 1804. See Wikipe...

10/4/2011 6/14/2013

Caleb Prew Bennett (November 11, 1758 – May 9, 1836) was an American soldier and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of the American Revolution and the...

4/18/2013 4/18/2013

Anthony James Pye Molloy (c. 1754 – 25 July 1814) was an officer of the Royal Navy. He served during the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary Wars. Molloy rose through...

7/16/2009 2/23/2013

Col. Francis Mallory (b. - 1781)

The Skirmish at Waters Creek was a minor action fought on March 8, 1781, during the American Revolutionary War. It was fought near Waters Creek in Newport News, Virginia between a group of local Patrio...

5/21/2007 2/23/2013

Sir Charles Thompson, 1st Baronet (c.1740 – 17 March 1799, Fareham) was a British naval officer. After long service in the Seven Years' War, American War of Independence and War of the First C...

6/15/2012 2/23/2013

Captain Lord Robert Manners (6 February 1758 – 23 April 1782) was an officer of the Royal Navy and nobleman, the second son of John Manners, Marquess of Granby and Lady Frances Seymour. Educat...

12/22/2008 2/23/2013

) Sir Thomas Graves KCB (c.1747 – 29 March 1814) was an officer of the Royal Navy who rose to the rank of admiral after service in the Seven Years' War, the American War of Independence, and t...

5/8/2012 2/23/2013

John Nicholson Inglefield (1748–1828) was an officer in the British Royal Navy. John Nicholson Inglefield was the son of a ship's carpenter, Isaac Inglefield, and his wife, a sister of the...

6/15/2012 2/23/2013

Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood ( Butleigh, 12 December 1724 – London, 27 January 1816) was a British Admiral known particularly for his service in the American War of Independence and French R...

8/15/2009 2/23/2013

Thomas Graves, 1st Baron Graves KB (23 October 1725 – 9 February 1802) was a British Admiral and colonial official. Naval career Graves was the second son of Rear-Admiral Thomas Graves...

6/6/2008 2/23/2013

François Joseph Paul, marquis de Grasse Tilly, comte de Grasse, né au château des Valettes de Le Bar (actuellement Le Bar-sur-Loup, Alpes-Maritimes) le 13 septembre 1722 et d...

12/29/2008 2/23/2013

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

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 2/23/2013

Colonel John Graves Simcoe MP (1752 - 1806)

John Graves Simcoe (February 25, 1752 – October 26, 1806) was a British army officer and the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791–1796. Then frontier, this was modern-day...

2/7/2013 2/23/2013

Maj. Gen. Benedict Arnold, V MP (1741 - 1801)

"The Traitor"

Benedict Arnold V (January 14, 1741 – June 14, 1801) was a general during the American Revolutionary War. He began the war in the Continental Army but later defected to the Bri...

7/2/2007 2/23/2013

Ancestor #: A067057 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Henry Knox 1st United States Secretary of War In office March 8, 1785 – December 31, 1794 President George Washington Suc...

11/24/2008 2/23/2013

MAJOR-GENERAL THOMAS DUNDAS OF FINGASK (1750-94) Member of Parliament for Orkney and Shetland, 1771-89, and 1784-90 is the son of Thomas Dundas of Fingask and Lady Janet Maitland. He was born on 30...

4/15/2011 2/23/2013

General Sir Robert Abercromby GCB (1740–1827), the youngest brother of Sir Ralph Abercromby, was a general in the army, a knight of the Bath, and at one period the governor of Bombay and comma...

1/30/2013 2/23/2013

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 2/23/2013

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 2/23/2013

) William Phillips (1731 – May 13, 1781) was a renowned artilleryman and general officer in the British Army who served as a major-general in the American War of Independence. Early career...

2/10/2012 2/23/2013

Hans Axel von Fersen, d.y (1755 - 1810)

"Axel von Fersen d.y."

Hans Axel von Fersen (Stockholm 4 September 1755 - Stockholm 20 June 1810) was a Swedish Count, a Lieutenant General in the Royal Swedish Army, one of the Lords of the Realm, diplomat and statesm...

9/6/2007 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

George Weedon (1734–1793) was an American soldier during the Revolutionary War from Fredericksburg, Virginia. He served as a Brigadier General in the Continental Army and later in the Virginia...

5/6/2011 2/23/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A082284 Thomas Nelson, Jr. (December 26 , 1738–January 4 , 1789 ), was an American planter,...

10/14/2007 2/23/2013

NOTE #1 DAR#A045436 Mordecai Gist (1743–1792) was a member of a prominent Maryland family who became a general in command of the Maryland Line in the Continental Army during the American Rev...

12/2/2008 2/23/2013

Captain Ebenezer Denny (1761 - 1822)

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 stating he "as ensign in Lieut Col. Butler's regiment, planted the first American flag on the redoubts o...

4/13/2010 2/23/2013

Gen. Richard Butler MP (1743 - 1791)

) DAR Ancestor #: A017706 Birth: Apr. 1, 1743, Ireland Death: Nov. 4, 1791 American Revolutionary War Veteran-one of the famous "fighting Butlers" of Pennsylvania. Killed at Arthur St. Cl...

5/17/2009 2/23/2013

) Walter Stewart (1756 – 16 June 1796) was born in Ireland and began his military career as captain of a Pennsylvania infantry company at the beginning of the American Revolutionary War. He se...

12/20/2011 2/23/2013

Anthony Wayne (January 1, 1745 – December 15, 1796) was a United States Army general and statesman. Wayne adopted a military career at the outset of the American Revolutionary War, where his m...

6/11/2009 2/23/2013

Jeremiah Olney (1749 – 10 November 1812) was born into an old family from Rhode Island. He formed a company of infantry from that state at the start of the American Revolutionary War. After se...

10/12/2007 2/23/2013

BRIGADIER-GENERAL MATTHIAS OGDEN. Matthias Ogden, took an early and a decided part in the late contest with Great Britain. He joined the army at Cambridge, and such was his zeal and resolution, that ...

12/17/2010 2/23/2013

Brig. General Elias Dayton MP (1737 - 1807)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW JERSEY with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A030963 Elias Dayton (May 1, 1737 – October 22, 1807), father of Jonathan Dayton, was b...

7/21/2008 2/23/2013

Philip Van Cortlandt (1749 - 1831)

Philip Van Cortlandt (August 21, 1749–November 21, 1831) was an American surveyor, land-owner, and politician from Westchester County, New York. During the Revolutionary War, Colonel Cortlandt...

9/17/2007 2/23/2013

Gozen Van Schaick, Brig-Gen MP (1736 - 1789)

"Goose Van Schaick"

Goose Van Schaick (September 5, 1736 – July 4, 1789 in Albany) was a Continental Army officer during the American Revolutionary War. He was the son of Sybrant Van Schaick, Mayor of Albany, New...

7/18/2012 2/23/2013

DAR Ancestor #: A023207 James Clinton (August 9, 1736 – September 22, 1812) was an American Revolutionary War soldier who obtained the rank of major general. He was born in Ulster County i...

5/8/2007 2/23/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A070402 When he died the bells of Boston tolled for an hour. John Adams was one of his pallbearer...

7/1/2008 2/23/2013

) Lieutenant Colonel Edward Antill (April 11, 1742 – May 29, 1789) was an American soldier who participated at the Battle of Quebec in 1775. Antill was born in "Piscataqua" (Piscataway), N...

2/3/2013 2/23/2013

DAR Ancestor #: A050054 Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, and political philoso...

8/20/2007 2/23/2013

Alexander Scammell (1747[2] - October 6, 1781) was a Harvard educated attorney and an officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He was wounded on September 30, 1781 near ...

2/2/2013 2/23/2013

Moses Hazen (June 1, 1733 – February 5, 1803) was a Brigadier General in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. "Though rich on paper, he was cash poor and so rep...

4/18/2008 2/23/2013

Francis Barber, soldier, educator, was born in 1751 in Princeton NJ. In 1769-76 he conducted an academy in Elizabethtown NJ. He served with distinction all through the revolutionary war; in 1776 he was...

12/31/2010 2/23/2013

Peter Muhlenberg John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (October 1, 1746 – October 1, 1807) was a clergyman, a soldier and a politician of the Colonial, Revolutionary, and Post-Revolutionary eras in ...

11/22/2008 2/23/2013

John Lamb (1735 - 1800)

Daughters of American Revolution Ancestor #: A068024 Service: NEW YORK Rank: COLONEL Birth: 1-1-1735 NEW YORK CITY NEW YORK CO NEW YORK Death: 5-31-1800 NEW YORK CITY NEW YORK CO NEW YORK Servi...

4/16/2009 2/23/2013

Edward Carrington (February 11, 1748 – October 28, 1810) was an American soldier and statesman from Virginia. He was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Continental Army, serving as Quartermaster to G...

2/23/2013 2/23/2013

DAR Ancestor # is A067795 He was in the service of France with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. See - Wikipedia... Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (French pronuncia...

9/28/2011 2/23/2013

George Washington, 1st President of the USA MP 100 (1732 - 1799)

"The Father of Our Country"

George Washington was born on February 22, 1732, in Westmoreland County, Virginia. Washington served as a general and commander-in-chief of the colonial armies during the American Revolution, and later...

4/3/2007 2/23/2013

Donatien-Marie-Joseph de Vimeur, vicomte de Rochambeau (1755 – 16 October 1813) was a French soldier, the son of Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau. Biography He ser...

2/18/2013 2/23/2013

Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau , né le 1er juillet 1725 à Vendôme et mort le 10 mai 1807 à Thoré-la-Rochette, est un militaire français ...

2/18/2013 2/23/2013