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Benjamin Scrivner, Jr

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Court Plumstead Twp., Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Death: March 16, 1835 (77)
Smith County, Tennessee
Place of Burial: Smith, TN, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Scrivner, Sr and Ruth Scrivner
Husband of Mary Scrivner
Father of Sarah Scrivner; Jane Patterson; Mary Payne; Phoebe (Phoeby) Garvey (Scrivner); James Scrivner and 6 others
Brother of James Scrivner; Thomas Scrivner; Dolly Scrivner; David Scrivner; Joseph Scrivner and 1 other

Occupation: Soldier, Farmer
Managed by: Jonas Samuel Wilson
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About Benj Scrivner Revolutionary War


moved originaqlly into Jersey Settlement - see page on history and fascinating story at

served in Revolutionary War as a private. Entered service in Northhampton Co, PA and served under General Woodford and John Oakley, Quartermaster. Delivered papers for General Woodford, served as cannon soldier, stood guard for 8 months for General Woodford near Germantown. After discharge, he moved to Rowan Co, NC and rejoined for 6 months and served under General Chapman and James Beaty Orderly Sergeant. Joined another 6 months under General Rutherford, Col Lopp, Major Frederick Smith, Capt Peter Hendrick, and Lt Wagle. Ran Tories out of Deep River. Went with General Rutherford and Capt Hendrick to SC, there the war ended.

Granted 300 acres in Rowan Co, NC on the Rich Fork of Abbotts Creek

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Benj Scrivner Revolutionary War's Timeline

June 20, 1757
Court Plumstead Twp., Bucks County, Pennsylvania
January 1781
Age 23
Rowan, North Carolina, United States
March 15, 1781
Age 23
Age 24
Rowan County, North Carolina
Age 27
Rowan County, North Carolina
Age 29
Rowan, NC, USA
Age 30
Rowan County, North Carolina
Age 31
Rowan County, North Carolina
Age 33
Rowan, NC, USA