About Thomas Garvey
This profile has been placed in this tree as a placeholder for the unconfirmed relationship between Thomas Garvey, John Edward Garvey, and John (of NC) Garvey. They show up in the same general geographic area in the same time frame, but there's no evidence of a relationship. Research is underway and any additional information from other researchers would be appreciated.
"1760 Birthdate per Heritage Quest Online: Duplin-Sampson County, NC - Revolutionary War Pensions. Thomas Garvey was a private in the Revolutionary War. He enlisted on June 2, 1776(77?) in Childs' Company in the 6th Regiment North Carolina line (led by Colonel Gideon Lamb) and remained for the duration of the War. Private Mata(?) Garvy was also a part of the 6th Regiment. He enlisted in 1777 in Dougherty's Company - and was listed as dead in March 1778.
From carolana.com: NC Regiment 1776 - 1780 Enlisted 6/2/1776, a Private under Lt./Capt. Francis Child, then Capt. Benjamin Pike. Enlisted in Currituck County, NC. POW at the Fall of Charleston, kept until the end of the war. S41556. Germantown (PA), Monmouth (NJ), Siege of Charleston (SC).
Thomas Garvey was in Carteret County in the 1790 census. The same census shows Patrick Garvey in Hertford County." http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~dgarvey/Garvey_us_census/early_garvey_us.html
- 1800 Census shows Thomas Garvey (Garvy) residing in Duplin County, age between 26-44 and having a wife between 26-44, four male children: 2 under 10, 2 between 10-15, two female children under 10 and one slave. - 1806 NC Early Tax List/NC Early Census Index shows Thomas Garvey in Duplin County. - 1810 Census shows TG residing in Duplin County, age over 45, wife 26-44, one male 10-15, two females 10-15 and one slave - 1820, 1830 & 1840 Census show no record of Thomas Garvey