My Patriot Ancestors Listed with the DAR

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1 Sgt. John McVey (1737-1823) served with Gen. George Washington at Valley Forge.  A076533

2 John Skaggs (1760-1839) was a Revolutionary War Scout and Spy. A104576

3 Alexander Dickey (1746-1832) served with the South Carolina Militia. A033677

4 Henry Johnson (1738-1815) served in the 10th North Carolina Regiment. A063212

5 Robert Steele (1750-1821) served in the Virginia Militia with Capt. Adams of Montgomery County. A108285

6 Solomon J. Lee (1758-1818) served as a soldier in North Carolina. A068741

7 Samuel Paxton (1737-after 1806) served in the Virginia Militia under Capt. Wallace.  A086708

8 William Dillon ( 1725-1797) was a private and fifer in the 2nd Regiment of Virginia. A036167

9 John Samuel Sparr (1748-1836) served in the Pennsylvania Militia. A107903

10 Robert T. Smith, Jr. (1749-1834) served as a guard in Virginia, commanded by John Watson. A106811

11 William Clopton (1720-1796) served as a captain in Virginia. A023232

12 Johann Philip Ensminger (1727-1807) is listed by the DAR for patriotic service in Maryland. A205029

13 2nd Lieutenant Daniel Shumate (1751-1826) served in the Virginia Militia from Fauquier County. A103305

14 Charles Seale (1729-1798) served with the North Carolina Revolutionary Army.  A100915

15 1st Lieutenant Zachariah Nettles (1737-1803) served with General Marion in the Carolinas.  A082464

16 Henry Rains, Jr. (Aft. 1715-1785) delegate to the Provincial Congress in 1776. Served in the North Carolina State Assembly, 1777. A093508

17 John Robertson Jefferson (1742-1809) was prosecuted in 1777 for refusing to pay the parish levy since the minister was a Loyalist.  A061887

18 Ann Isham Eppes Harris (1712-1787) gave provisions to the Revolutionary Army.  A051508

19 Capt. John Madison Hunter (1737-1796) served in the Virginia Militia, was Justice of the Peace in Campbell County, and furnished supplies for the Revolutionary cause. A060528

20 Cornelius Carmack, Jr. (1759-1848) fought at the Battle of Kings Mountain. A019243

Militia groups from Tennessee, Virginia, and the Carolinas soundly defeated the Loyalist militia and British Army.
The Battle of Kings Mountain, By Don Trioani.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21 Cornelius Carmack, Sr. (1736-1824) gave patriotic service as a road overseer in Overton County, Tennessee.  A132601

22 Thomas Allen Jones (1748-1839) served in a regiment of light horse under Capt. Samuel Scott in Virginia.  A062732

23 Abraham Vandal (1758-1848) enlisted in 1776 in the State Troops of New York in Orange County. He was engaged in erecting Fort Constitution on the Hudson River and was in the Battles of Long Island (below) and White Plains.   A117491

24 John McFarland, Sr. (1708-1784) is credited with patriotic service and taking the oath of allegiance in Bedford County, Virginia. A076825

24 Thomas Holman (1723-1798) rendered material aid in Wilkes County, North Carolina.  A056978

25 Ambrose Bethea Raines (1750-1820)  took an oath of allegiance in Johnston County, North Carolina.  A214061

26 William Hazeltine (bef. 1760-1812) served in the North Carolina militia under Col. Hampton and Gen. Sumpter.  A053532

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