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Monday, February 9, 2009

"My Revolutionary War Ancestor"



Don Counts submitted this about his Revolutionary War ancestor.


Reference: Volume 1 "A Roster of Revolutionary Ancestors of the Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution in Commemoration of the United States of America Bicentennial" July 4, 1976 Mrs. Thomas Martin Egan, State Regent 1973-1976 Vice President General, NSDAR 1976-1979.

CAMPBELL, WILLIAM b abt. 1759, near Charlotte, N. Carolina, d 27 April 1842, Warrick County IN, m 14 March 1785, Elizabeth Bogan, b abt 1766, d aft 29 Nov. 1842, Warrick County IN. SERVICE: Private; Enlisted 1775 York Co., Carolina under Capt. Peter Clinton, Capt. How, Col. Neal, Polk, Bratton and Roberts, Gen. Williamson. Served in all 18 months. CHILDREN: James, b 14 Dec. 1786; Jennet, 27 Jan. 1788, m William Webb; Thomas, b 14 Jan. 1790, m Polly Biship; Rachel, b 16 Feb 1792; Lettice, b 11 Feb. 1796, m William Hargrave; Cynthia, b 13 Feb. 1798, Polly Ann, b 25 May 1801; Elizabeth, b 20 May 1803; Samuel, b 4 May 1806. DESCENDANT: BARCLAY, Ethel (Mrs. Gus) No. 498714

[Don is a member of the Ohio Valley Chapter of the Indiana Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) - Immediate Past Prsident and currently serving as the state society SAR Chaplain. He is also a past President of TSGS. - JGWest]

3 comments:

John G. West said...

Don, I guess I should have asked this earlier, but where is this Bicentennial Marker located in Warrick County?

Anonymous said...

The Bicentennial Marker is located in Boonville IN on the court house square on the North West Corner of the square

Sharon said...

My first Revolutionary Soldier after starting genealogy way back in the 1980's