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William Smothers MP (c.1760 - 1824)

i. ?William1, born say 1760, a man of color born in Albemarle County, Virginia, who enlisted in the Revolution from Powhatan County [NSDAR, African American Patriots, 154]. He sued Jesse Stovall in Pow...

1/2/2015 1/2/2015

John Redman MP (1763 - 1836)

John Redman was a "Free Negro" taxable on 3 persons and 2 horses in Hardy County in 1810 [Yantis, A Supplement to the 1810 Census of Virginia, H-7]. At the age of sixty years on 11 June 1820, he made a...

10/6/2014 10/6/2014

Prince Perkins MP (1750 - 1839)

Prince Perkins Born: 1750 Died: 1839 In 1793, a free African American, Prince Perkins (1750–1839), his wife Judith, son William, and daughter Phebe moved to a place just outside the cu...

1/20/2013 1/20/2013

Bristol Budd Sampson MP (deceased)

1/20/2013 1/20/2013

Garshom Prince MP (1733 - 1778)

"Gershom Prince"

Gershom Prince Born: 1733 in Connecticut Died: 1778 Battle of Wyoming Gershom Prince was born in Connecticut in 1733. Prior to the Revolutionary War, he served under Captain Robert Durkee o...

1/20/2013 1/20/2013

Abram Cottiller MP (1733 - d.)


Abram Cottiler Born: 1733 Also known as Abraham Cottiler. Abram was a mulattoe born to Edward and Elizabeth Cotilier . He wed Sarah and their children were John b.1754, Abram b. 1760, Edward ...

1/17/2013 1/18/2013

Salem Poor MP (c.1747 - 1802)

Salem Poor Colony: Massachusetts *Age: 33 Race: African American *Rank: Private Status: free *Position: redoubt Unit: Frye/Ames Salem Poor was born a slave, probably in or aroun...

1/17/2013 1/17/2013

Cuff Chambers MP (1738 - 1818)

Cuff Chambers Colony: Massachusetts Age: 37 Race: African American Rank: Private Status: Slave Position: redoubt Unit: Bridge/Furbush Cuff Chambers was born around 1738...

1/17/2013 1/17/2013

Pompey Blackman MP (1755 - d.)

"Pomp Blackman", "Pomp Baldwin", "Pompey Fortune", "Pompey Freeman"

Pompey Blackman == (Fortune/Freeman) Colony: Massachusetts *Age: 20 Race: African American *Rank: Private Status: unknown *Position: unknown Unit: Gerrish/Baker Pompey was born a...

1/17/2013 1/17/2013

Ichabod Odel MP (1748 - d.)

"Ichabod Odell"

Ichabod Odel, private in John Fry's Company, Willard Regiment, Crown Point campaign, Jul 21, 1755-Dec. 12, 1755, and other campaigns: Ichabod Odel of Sutton was a private in Captain Isaac Bolster's com...

1/14/2013 1/14/2013

Joshua Dunbar MP (1760 - 1826)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor #: A208746 From the Research of Suzanne D. Dunbar: Page: Pension Files of Joshua Dunbar Text: Joshua Du...

4/10/2009 1/14/2013

Sampson Dunbar MP (1721 - 1804)


A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor #: A208747 Married 1) Patience Crouch 2) Sarah Sash 3) Rachel Rainard BET 1730 AND 1750 Servant to Co...

4/10/2009 1/13/2013

James Easton, Sr. MP (1754 - 1830)

Title: The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution Author: William C. Nell Publication: Robert F. Wallcut, Boston, 1855; Reprinted Arno Press/New York Times, New York, 1968 Repository: Media: Book ...

7/4/2011 1/13/2013

Jude Hall MP (c.1747 - 1827)

Jude Hall Colony: New Hampshire *Age: 28 Race: African American Rank: Private Status: Slave *Position: unknown Unit: Reed/Hinds Jude Hall was born into slavery around 1747 in ...

1/13/2013 1/13/2013

Note : At the time of Prince Whipple's birth, Ghana was known as the Gold Coast of Africa. Biography Born in Anomabu (present-day Ghana, then known as the Gold Coast), Prince Whipple was enslaved a...

7/23/2012 1/8/2013

Crispus Attucks (c. 1723 – March 5, 1770) was a black man in the American Revolutionary War, was the first person shot to death by British redcoats during the Boston Massacre, in Boston, Massach...

6/8/2011 1/8/2013

Barzillai Lew MP (1743 - 1822)

He was a drummer and fifer from Chelmsford, Massachusetts, who fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Barzillai Lew (November 5, 1743 - January 18, 1822) was an African American soldier who served wi...

1/6/2013 1/8/2013