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About Carey Toney

Carey joined the American Army in the Revolution, passed through several campaigns, took an active part in the siege of Yorktown, was an eye-witness to the surrender of Lord Cornwallis in 1781, saw General Washington and Lafayette a great number of times during the siege and recollected and described the personal appearance of Lord Cornwallis, his staff, etc. He lived in good health for over one hundred years and married for76 years.

Carey Toney (Carey and Poindexter were twins), and wife Elizabeth Doran, were pioneers of Preble County farmland in Dixon Township.

DAR Ancestor #:A114795

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Carey Toney's Timeline

October 3, 1763
Buckingham, Buckingham County, Virginia, United States
Age 17
Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States
May 12, 1790
Age 26
Franklin, Virginia, United States
December 24, 1790
Age 27
Franklin, Virginia, United States
March 24, 1793
Age 29
Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States
May 2, 1794
Age 30
Franklin, Virginia, United States
October 30, 1798
Age 35
Franklin, VA, USA
March 4, 1800
Age 36
Franklin, Virginia, United States