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Hi, The soldiers that I am sending you are some of my DAR approved Rev.
I have one more waiting to be approved.
1. Jeremiah Pierson or Pearson- Born abt 1740. Died aft. 1820 in Jones
County, GA Wife unknown. Daughter Sarah Pierson married Vincent Allentharpe of
Jeremiah was Paid for Service in South Carolina. His File reads: File 5,
#629, Issued 13 September 1785 to Jer. Pearson for Five Pounts Seven and 10
pence for duty and c in 1781 and 1782 per. a/c from commissioners Principal
L5-71-10 1/2 Annual Ind. Lo-7-6. Alley's Stub Indents #629 Book V. Jeremiah
fought in South Carolina Camden District as a soldier.
2. Jeremiah Mathews was born 1744 in Halifax County, NC. He died in Baldwin
County, GA before 11 October 1813. He married Sarah (some researchers say
Mary) (Polly) Brinkley in 1773. She died after 11 October 1813. Will.
served as a Private in the Halifax County, North Carolina Militia. Volume 5,
Long Book 11, page 16, Army Accounts. Volume 15, page 455, Record of Deeds,
Halifax, NC ( I have a long documentation on him) Son Josiah Mathews of
Talbot Co. GA had a large plantation.
3. William McCall-was born 1766 at Lynch's Creek, Society Hill, Cheraw
District, SC. He died in Screven County, GA on 12 January 1830. His second
was Mary Hannah Pierce/Pearce born about 1767 married to William about 1800 in
Screven Co. and died about 1830 in Screven Co. William served as a private in
St. David's Parish at Society Hill, Sc. in 1782 under General Francis Marion.
He rose to Lieutenant before the close of the Revolutionary War. He
received land for his military service and his grave is marked by the Brier
Chptr. of the DAR. His son, Charles H. McCall, lived in Talbot Co. and then
Marion County, GA..
4. Charles McCall--was born in either Pennsylvania or Virginia about 1732.
He married Celete (Celeste) Ann Williams in 1755. Charles died in Effington,
Bullock Co., GA about 1814. Celeste died before 1814 as Charles had married
Hannah Everett as a second wife. Charles gave material aid and rendered public
service during the Revolution. I have a long documentation on this. His son
was William above.
5. Ninian Beall Magruder-was born 22 November 1735 in Prince George's
County, MD. He married Rebecca Young about 1754 in Prince George's Co., MD, and
died 28 Feb. 1810 in Columbia Co., GA. Rebecca was born about 1735 in Prince
George's Co., MD, and died in Columbia Co., GA 19 Feb. 1810. Ninian served as a
Private in the Second Company, 29th Lower Battalion of Montgomery Co., MD
Militia. He also signed the Patriot's Oath in Montgomery Co., MD in 1778.
6. Jesse Winfrey-was born about 1755 in Cumberland Co. VA (new evidence) and
died in Columbia Co., GA about 6 November 1815. (Will) He married Francis
Spencer, born about 1766 at Amelia Co., VA and married about 1788 at Columbia
Co., GA. She died 5 November 1821. (Will) Her second husband was John T.
Allen. Jesse served as a private in Captain Jeremiah Bugg's Company of the
Georgia Militia in the Lower Battalion commanded by Colonel Robert Middleton.
lived near Claborne's Mill on the Great Kiokee Creek. (New Evidence is
surfacing on this family)
7. John Spencer-was born 16 December 1745 in Charlotte Co. VA. and died in
Effingham Co, GA on 18 May 1806. (new Evidence) He was buried with military
honors at Savannah. He married Sally Watkins, born about 1748 in Powhatan
Co., VA. John served from 1778 to 1780 as a bombardier in the Va. State
Regiment of Artillery and subsequently was appoint lieutenant of the same
He received large War Bounty Land Grants also.
8. John Dees (Deas) (another researcher)-John was born in 1763 in South
Carolina and died near Clyattville, Lowndes Co., GA in 1838. His wife was Mary
(last name unknown) who was born about 1770 in South Carolina. They were
married about 1790 in South Carolina and she died in 1861 in Hamilton Co.,
John gave material aid in South Carolina and is listed in A. S. Salley's
books, Stub Entries to Indents Claims Against South Carolina. John is buried in
Forest Grove Cemetery near Clyattville. He came first into Tattnall County
where he had land and, later in Lowndes Co., served as an Inferior Court Justice
from August 24, 1827 to 1829
Not DAR approved as I have to get a link is:
Alexander Dunn-18 December 1762 in Rutherford Co., NC and died at Chambers
Co., Alabama on 22 December 1846. He married Christian (Biddy) O'Neal and
Tabitha Wooten. He is listed as a Rev. Soldier in the "History of Jones Co.,
and gave military depositions in Monroe County, GA in 1832 and 1834. I
transcribed these and they are on the Internet.
Vincent Allen Tharpe is waiting to be approved at NSDAR. Do you want him?
I hope this helps with your project. Sincerely,
Lynda Tharpe Schoonover