Capt. James Herndon

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James Herndon

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Caroline County Virginia
Death: January 15, 1815 (78)
Russellville Logan County Kentucky
Immediate Family:

Son of William Pendleton Herndon and Sarah Poe Herndon
Husband of Isabella Herndon
Father of Frances West; George Herndon; James Herndon; Joseph Herndon; Cornelius Herndon and 4 others
Brother of Joseph Herndon; John Herndon; Patience Herndon; George William Herndon; Mary Herndon and 1 other
Half brother of Elizabeth Herndon; Lucy Herndon; Owen Herndon; Edward Herndon; William Herndon, Jr. and 2 others

Occupation: Captain
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About Capt. James Herndon

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor #: A054179

Service Source: HADLEY, CHATHAM CO NC 1771-1971, PP 21,28; SON GEORGE'S PENSION *S13373 Service Description: 1) COL LYTLE'S REGT, NC TROOPS

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During the American Revolution, James Herndon commanded a company of Chatham County North Carolina Militia which in 1779 marched to Camden Courthouse and Charlestown, SC. The regimental commander was Colonel Lytle, whose regiment was a part of the army of General Benjamin Lincoln. References are found of James Herndon, as a captain, and as commander of a fort. He was one of the prisoners captured by David Fanning in his attack on Pittsboro, who reported to Governor Burke, 22 July 1781 from the camp at McFall's Mill, Raft Swamp, concerning their capture.

Married to Isabella Thompson.

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Capt. James Herndon's Timeline

1737
1737
Caroline County Virginia
1737
1762
June 14, 1762
Age 25
Caroline County Virginia
1762
Age 25
1765
1765
Age 28
Chatham County North Carolina
1768
1768
Age 31
Caswell County North Carolina
1771
1771
Age 34
Chatham County North Carolina
1772
September 15, 1772
Age 35
Chatham, NC, USA
1781
December 24, 1781
Age 44
Chatham City, North Carolina, United States