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Humphry Brumfield

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Birthplace: VA, USA
Death: Died in Lawrence, OH, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of James Brumfield, III and Mary Polly Brumfield
Husband of Sarah Brumfield
Father of George Brumfield and Frances ''Fanny'' Napier
Brother of Sarah Brumfield; Lavina Louisa Brumfield; John Brumfield; James W. Brumfield, IV; Joel H Brumfield and 7 others

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About Humphry Brumfield

Humphrey Brumfield b 1752

Amelia Co, son of James Brumfield Sr and Mary. Went

with parents c1776 to FincastleA4ontgomerylGiles Co on

Big Stony Creek. He moved 1816 to GalWLawrence Co,

OH, where bur. He m Sarah Sartain, dau of Joel Sartain

Sr.; Sarah alive as legatee when her bro John Sartain d

1829 (Will Book A Giles Co, VA). Issue? Rosanna m

William CarderICorder; James ' b 1780; John b ~1784,

Sartain "Squire";

Revolutionary War Pension Application of Humphrey Brumfield

Submitted by Hope Nicholson

Gallia County Ohio

On this the 16th day of July 1833 personally appeared in open court before the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas now sitting, Humphrey BRUMFIELD a resident of the county of Lawrence and the state of Ohio _______ aid, aged eighty-one years the twenty second day of June last (1833) who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed June 7, 1832. That he entered the service of the United States under the following named officers and served as herein stated, some time in the month of March or first part of April of 1776 he enlisted or volunteered into a company of militia raised in Montgomery County Virginia for six months and was placed under the command of Captain John Lucas and was marched under his command to the Lead mines where he was transferred to the command of Captain EDWARDS, the name of the Lieutenant is not remembered, the name of the Ensign was Robert ALBERT and the company was marched to the Moravian Towers in the state of North Carolina where this declarant served out the said six months and was honorably discharged by Captain EDWARDS, received a written discharge which was destroyed after the war when this declarant’s house was burned in the County of Montgomery aforesaid. About one year after the first tour of duty was finished this declarant was again called into the service of the United States by draft for six months and was put under the command of Captain John LUCAS. He was called out in the County of Montgomery aforesaid, was marched to a place called the Shallow Ford of Adkin in the State of North Carolina where the company was attached to a regiment commanded by Colonel CLEAVELAND. At that place the regiment had an engagement with the Tories, took several of them prisoners and this declarant received a wound in his breast in the battle from a musket shot after the battle the Regiment was marched to the Moravian Towers to guard the prisoners taken in the battle and at that place this declarant served out his six months and was honorably discharged at the Moravian Towers by Colonel CLEVELAND, he received a written discharge which was burned in his house as aforesaid. In the year 1780 as he thinks this declarant was again drafted in Pittsylvania County Virginia for six months and put under the command of Captain CONEWAY, the Lieutenant and Ensign not remembered. He was marched from Pittsylvania County to Kings Mountain where this declarant was put under the command of Captain George PARRIS and was there attached to the army and was in the battle fought at Kings Mountain, Colonel CAMPBELL _____ was the commander in _____ ______ ______things Colonel Charles LYNCH also had a command at that time his command was a regiment of mounted men called rangers, he also states that ____ Colonel CLEAVELAND commanded a Regiment at that Battle and this declarant thinks he was under his command during the engagement. He served out his time and was honorably discharged he thinks by Colonel CAMPBELL at Kings Mountain which discharge was also burned up as aforesaid. In the spring of 1781 this declarant was again called out to guard the frontier for six months and was called out from Montgomery County and was stationed on the frontier on New River at a placed called Big Stonny Creek at _____’s Fort he served out his time and was honorably discharged by Captain DONNALSON at the Fort he received a written discharge which was destroyed by fire as aforesaid. This declarant states he served in the whole two years under regular calls. This declarant was called out several times for short tours after the Indians, Tories and Brits to which he has not mentioned in this declaration. He states that he was in the battle at Kings Mountain with Henry MCDANIEL _____ who now resides in Gallia County and can testify as to that fact. He further states that he has been acquainted with said MCDANIEL more than fifty years and he lived in the same neighborhood with him both in the state of Virginia and Ohio and can testify as to this declarant’s having been called a Soldier of the Revolution. This declarant also states that he has been acquainted with the Rev. Joel SARTIN about sixty-two years who knows of his being called into service and of his returning home, having lived at that time in the same neighborhood with this declarant. This declarant states that he has no documentary evidence. This declarant further states that he has made his Declaration in Gallia Court of Common Pleas by reason of his witnesses being residents of said County of Gallia and also because he lives about on the line between the County of Lawrence and Gallia and is much nearer to the Court house in Gallia than Lawrence County. This declarant hereby relinquishes his every claim whatever to a pension or annuity except this present and declares that his name is not on the pension role of the agency of any state.

Sworn to and subscribed this day and years aforesaid in open court July Sixteen 1833.

Signed Francis Le Clereg Clk. C.C.P.G.C.

This declarant further states that he was born in Amelia County State of Virginia on the twenty second day of June 1752 as he has been told by his parents, moved from Amelia County when about ten years old to Hallifax County where he lived a short time then moved to Pittsylvania County whre he lived a short time then moved to Montgomery County and lived there until 1816 when he moved to Gallia County Ohio now Lawrence County where he still lives. Signed Humphrey Brumfield
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Humphry Brumfield's Timeline

1752
June 22, 1752
VA, USA
1772
1772
Age 19
1784
1784
Age 31
1849
1849
Age 96
Lawrence, OH, USA