LAWRENCE COUNTY, KENTUCKY MILITARY LEGACY

Written And Compiled By Waukesha Lowe Sammons

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, KENTUCKY SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, MARINES

REMEMBER AND NAME, A - Z

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AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR

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FRAZIER

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FRAZIER, MICAJAH (1753-1843), AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Albermarle County, Virginia.  Amherst County, Virginia.  Russell County, Virginia.  Missouri.
DATE OF BIRTH:  25 December 1753 in Albermarle County, Virginia.  Born in 1736 on his Headstone?
ALTERNATE SPELLINGS:  Frasher, Frazeur, Frazear, Frashure.
PARENTS:  Perhaps his parents were Sarah Elliot and James Alexander Frazier.
SPOUSE:  Susan Hamilton.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  1780 in Amherst County, Virginia,
DISCHARGE DATE:  Served 18 months.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Served in Captain Samuel Cabbell / Cavell’s Company, Colonel Pope’s Regiment, Virginia Line, American Revolutionary War.
MILITARY DATA:  Served under Captain Richard Ballinger, Benjamin Taliferro, Captain Samuel Cabell, General Marques De Lafayette.  Yorktown:  Erected Breast Works, a low wall used as a defense barrier to protect the soldiers against British General, Lord Charles Cornwallis.
BATTLES:  Battle of Williamsburg.  Battle of Yorktown.
DATE OF DEATH:  9 November 1843 in Lawrence County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  Frasher Cemetery, Frasher Hill, Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia.
MEMORIAL PLAQUE:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Wayne County, West Virginia, April 1978.
HISTORICAL HIGHWAY MARKER:  Revolutionary War Soldier’s Grave, Fort Gay, Wayne County, Virginia.
SOURCES:  Findagrave # 8398583.  Revolutionary War Soldiers of Wayne County, Virginia, wcghs.com.  U. S. Revolutionary War Pension And Bounty Land Warrent Application Files, 1800-1900.  U. S. Revolutionary War Pensioners, Widows Pension, Virginia.
NOTE:  I placed Micajah Frazier on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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WELLMAN

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WELLMAN, BENNETT (1754 MD–1830 KY), AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
OTHER RESIDENCES:  Maryland.  West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH:  9 February 1754, St. Marys, Baltimore, Maryland.
SPOUSE:  Mary Mulligan.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Maryland
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Maryland Militia.
DATE OF DEATH:  15 September 1830, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
BURIAL:  Currently, the grave has not been located, but there are two considerations.
A 1978 Memorial Plaque listed, that he was buried in Wayne County, West Virginia.
MEMORIAL PLAQUE:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Wayne County, West Virginia, April 1978.
Findagrave has a photograph of a Memorial Headstone, which is located in Wellman Cemetery in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
SOURCE:  Findagrave.  U. S. Sons of the American Revolution Membership Application, 83761.
                                                  NOTE:  I placed Bennett Wellman on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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WOOTON

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WOOTON, SILAS PENNIX (1759-1846), AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Lawrence County, Kentucky.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Virginia.  Floyd County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  1759 in Virginia.
PARENTS:  More research needed.
SPOUSE:  Phoebe Worth.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Army.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Virginia Regiment Continental Line.
1833 – 1844:  KENTUCKY, U. S. REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSIONER, Silas P. Wooton, Private, $8 a month, “transferred to Ohio”.  (Question:  Was that Ohio County, Kentucky or the State of Ohio?)
DATE OF DEATH:  25 February 1846.
PLACE OF DEATH:  United States.
CEMETERY:  Wooton – Chapman Cemetery, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Findagrave.  Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900.  Revolutionary War Pensioner Census, 1841.  Revolutionary Soldiers In Kentucky, Lawrence County Pensioners Under The Act of March 18, 1818.  Survivors Pension Application; Survivors Pension Number S. 40730.  U. S. Pensioners, 1818-1872, Kentucky.  U. S. Revolutionary War Pensioners.
NOTE:  I placed Silas Pennix Wooton on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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WAR OF 1812

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BRADSHAW

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BRADSHAW, JAMES, WAR OF 1812, SOLDIER.                                                                                                                            RANK:  PAYMASTER.                                                                                                                                                                       COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  FIELD AND STAFF, FIRST REGIMENT, KENTUCKY LIGHT DRAGOONS.

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