John Camp, Loyalist to the Crown

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About John Camp, Loyalist to the Crown

He was a Loyalist in the American Revolution at the Battle of Kings Mountain, with brother James Camp and son John Camp Jr.

Source: Morgan District, North Carolina, Superior Court of Law & Equity; Misc. Records, Book III. Transcription of court proceedings against suspected Tories.

"State of North Carolina, Rutherford County. At a County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions began and held for said county on the Second Monday of July in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven Hundred and Eight two, before the Worshipfull William Gilbert, James Whitrow & Jonathon Hampton and Other Justices asigned & Duly Commd. With full Power and Authority and Jurisdiction to hold the Said Court and to hear try and determine all petit larceny assault batteries trespasses breaches of the peace and Other Misdemeanors of What Kind So ever of an inferior nature AND also duly Authorised and Impowered by an Act of Assembly in such case made & provided to hear try adjudge & Determine all Cases of Confiscated Property in the County aforesaid. The Jurors for the State on their Oath present & say that


  • John Camp
  • James Camp
  • John Camp Jnr.


all late of the County of Rutherford Planters, not reguarding the Duty of their Allegance to the said State & her laws of fearing the pains and penelties therein Contained on the first day of October in the year of Our Lord One thousand Seven Hundred & Eighty with force & Arms in the County aforesaid Wickedly & treacherously entending and Designing as for as in them lay to Overturn the present free Government of this State & reduce the inhabitants thereof Under the Power of the Army of Great Britain then & now at Open War with this State and the United States of America did then & there with force and Arms feloniously & treacherously Knowingly & Willfully did aid & assist the said King by Joining his Army Commanded by Major Ferguson and by bearing Arms in the Service of the said King Against the Good Government Peace and Dignity of this State, and the Jurors aforesaid on their Oath aforesaid do further Present & say that by their felony and treason by them respective in Manner & form aforesaid Committed have Severally forfeited their Goods & Chattles lands & tenements to the State according to a form of An Act of Assembly in Such Case made & provided A True Bill-

William Porter, foreman"

A true Copy of the inquisition found by the Grand Jury - certified by me

Felix Walker CC


DAR Ancestor # A018503


John Camp was a veteran of the American Revolution
U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

about Mary Tarpley

Name: Mary Tarpley

Gender: female

Birth Place: VA

Birth Year: 1740

Spouse Name: John Camp


Birth Place: VA

Spouse Birth Year: 1743


Year: 1764

Marriage State: VA

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John Camp, Loyalist to the Crown's Timeline

October 13, 1743
Culpeper County, Virginia, Colonial America
SC, United States
Orange, North Carolina, United States
Orange, North Carolina, United States
Orange County, NC
November 24, 1771
Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States
Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States
July 12, 1775
Rutherford County - North Carolina
May 20, 1777
Rutherford, NC, United States