Capt. Thomas Poindexter (Rev. War)

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Thomas E. Poindexter, IV

Birthplace: Fredericksville, Louisa, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in near East Bend, Yadkin, North Carolina
Place of Burial: Surry, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Poindexter and Sarah Poindexter (Veale)
Husband of Elizabeth Poindexter and Susanna Poindexter (Hughes)
Father of Ann Scott (Poindexter); Francis Anderson Poindexter; William Pledge Poindexter; Martha Milner Pettitt; Mary W. Poindexter and 9 others
Brother of Frances Apperson (Poindexter); William Poindexter; Bond Veale Poindexter and Elizabeth Pledge (Poindexter)

Occupation: Captain, Rev. War; Farmer
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About Capt. Thomas Poindexter (Rev. War)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor # A090070

  1. Burial: Poindexter Cemetery
  2. Note:
   Captain - Commander of NC Militia
   Came to N. Carolina in 1772. Lived in Surry Co., N.C. Owned 140 acres called
   Baileys Bottoms on a bend of the Yadkin River opposite Donahoo Station, now
   Yadkin Co.

Thomas was a Capt. in a company of Revolutionary soldiers in the North Carolina Militia. Elizabeth Poindexter also gave Patriotic Service in the Revolutionary War.

There were skirmishes along the Yadkin River that brought the enemy (Tories) close to the Poindexter home. Elizabeth sewed letters in her young daughter's petticoat and sent her through the enemy lines. On Oct. 14, 1780, a few miles down the rivers, the Whigs met the Tories in the "Battle of Shallowford".


Thomas was a Capt. in a company of Revolutionary soldiers in the North Carolina Militia. 


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Capt. Thomas Poindexter (Rev. War)'s Timeline

May 12, 1733
Fredericksville, Louisa, Virginia, United States
December 18, 1760
Age 27
Goochland Co, VA
December 18, 1760
Age 27
Surry, North Carolina, USA
Age 30
Goochland, Virginia, United States
December 10, 1767
Age 34
North Carolina, United States
December 18, 1768
Age 35
Goochland, Virginia, USA
March 11, 1775
Age 41
Surry,North Carolina,USA
August 8, 1778
Age 45
Surry, NC, USA