PIKE COUNTY, KENTUCKY MILITARY LEGACY

Written And Compiled By Waukesha Lowe Sammons

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PIKE COUNTY, KENTUCKY SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, MARINES

REMEMBER AND NAME, A - Z

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AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR (1775-1783)

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIERS BURIED IN PIKE COUNTY, KENTUCKY:

JAMES ATKINSON.  WILLIAM BLANKENSHIP.  PLEASANT CHILDRES.  MEREDITH COLLINS.  DENNIS DAILEY.  JOSEPH FORD.  RODDEN HALL.  JAMES JACKSON.  JOHN JOHNSON.  JOHN MAY.  JAMES MAYNARD.  ROBERT MIMS.  ABRIAM POTTER.  MOSES STEPP.  THOMAS STEWART.  CHRISTIAN TROUT.

JAMES MAYNARD WAS BURIED IN WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA.

MOSES STEPP / STIPP WAS BURIED IN MARTIN COUNTY, KENTUCKY.

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ATKINSON

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ATKINSON, JAMES (1747-    ), WOUNDED IN ACTION AT THE BATTLE OF GUILFORD COURT HOUSE, VIRGINIA MILITIA, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky.  OTHER RESIDENCE:  Pittsylvania County, Virginia.   
DATE OF BIRTH:  3 April 1747 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
PARENTS:  Sarah Jane and Michael Adkisson.
SPOUSE:  Mary Virginia, second wife.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Colony of Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  7 May 1778.
DISCHARGE DATE:  1781.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia Troops, served 30 months.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company of Colonel Fulton, Colonel Robert Dalton and Colonel Atken.  Virginia Line, American Revolutionary War.
U. S. REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSIONS AND BOUNTY-LAND WARRANT APPLICATION FILES:  “I was a volunteer for six months ... enlisted for three years ... discharged because I was an invalid.  I knew General Lafayette, General Williamsburg, General Lee.  ... He was in the Battle of Guilford [Court House] and got severely wounded and [was] discharged.”
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS:  Battle of Guilford Court House in March 1781, Wounded In Action.
SWORN DECLARATION OF SERVICE TO THE JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, PIKE COUNTY, KENTUCKY:  26 December 1832.
U. S. PENSION ROLL OF 1835, PIKE COUNTY, KENTUCKY:  Placed on Roll on 21 March 1834. 
DATE OF DEATH:  Currently unknown.
STATUS:  Wounded In Action at the Battle of Guilford Court House in South Carolina.
CEMETERY:  Currently Unknown.
MEMORIAL MONUMENT:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Pike County, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.
OTHER SOURCES:  North American, Family Histories, 1500-200, Daughters of the American Revolution, Lineage Book.  U. S. Revolutionary War Pensioners.

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BLANKENSHIP

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BLANKENSHIP, WILLIAM (1761-1835), VIRGINIA LINE, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky.   
DATE OF BIRTH:  1761
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Virginia Line, American Revolutionary War.
AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR REJECTED PENSIONS:  William Blankenship, Pike County, Kentucky.  “Not six months service.”
U.S. REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION AND BOUNTY-LAND WARRANT APPLICATION FILES:  Kentucky, Pike County Court, sworn by William Blankenship.  Served three months.  Injured when he was throw from a horse, recovered, [when the] British surrendered, discharged.
CEMETERY:  Currently Unknown.
MEMORIAL MONUMENT:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Pike County, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.

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CHILDRES / CHILDERS

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CHILDRES, PLEASANT (1761-1839), BATTLE OF STONE AND BATTLE OF GUILFORD COURT HOUSE, NORTH CAROLINA LINE, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  1761.  Alternate Spelling, CHILDERS.
PARENTS:  Susannah and Abraham Henry Childers.
SPOUSE:  Sarah Jeffries.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  North Carolina.
ENLISTMENT DATE: At 16 years of age in Warren County, North Carolina.
DISCHARGE DATE:  March 1781.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia Line and Continental Army.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Militia, Company of Captain William Christmas, Captain James Parker, Colonel Armstrong’s Regiment, Fifth North Carolina Line, American Revolutionary War.
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS:  Battle of Stone.  Battle of Guilford Court House.
U. S. REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION AND BOUNTY-LAND WARRANT APPLICATION FILES:  Pleasant Childers (or Childress), Floyd County, Kentucky, 29 April 1823, swore a declaration of service.
U. S. PENSION ROLL OF 1835, FLOYD COUNTY, KENTUCKY:  Pleasant Childres, Private, North Carolina Line, Placed on Roll on 10 February 1825.
WIDOW SWORE AND AFFIDAVITE, PIKE COUNTY, KENTUCKY:  31 October 1839, Widow, Sarah Childers.  Signed by John D. Mims, Clerk, Pike County Court.
DATE OF DEATH:  25 April 1839 in Pike County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  Pikeville Cemetery, Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky.
MEMORIAL MONUMENT:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Pike County, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.
OTHER SOURCES:  Findagrave.  U. S. Revolutionary War Pensioners, Kentucky.

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COLLINS

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COLLINS, MEREDITH (1760-1841) VIRGINIA LINE, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  1760.
SON:  Levi Meredith Collins, Jr. (1815-1890), American Civil War Soldier.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Meredith Collins served in Captain James McDaniels Regiment, Virginia Militia, American Revolutionary War.
DATE OF DEATH:  1841.
CEMETERY:  Currently unknown.
MEMORIAL MONUMENT:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Pike County, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.
SOURCES:  Kentucky Land Grants, Pike County.
NOTE:  I placed Meredith Collins on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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DAILEY

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DAILEY, DENNIS (ca 1762-1848), TRUMPETER, BATTLE OF EUTAW SPRINGS, VIRGINIA DRAGOONS, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Brunswick County, Virginia.  Butler County, Ohio.  Clark County and Scott County in Kentucky.  
DATE OF BIRTH:  ca 1762.  Alternate Spellings:  Daily.  Daley.  Dayley.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE: October 1780 in Captain William Callier’s Virginia Company.  6 November 1780 at the Tavern of Hillsborough, North Carolina in Captain William Barrett’s Company.
DISCHARGE DATE:  11 June 1783; Honorable Discharge at the Final Close of the War.
RANK: Private and TRUMPETER.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.  Three years.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company of Cavalry of Captain William Barrett, The Third Troop of The Third Regiment of Virginia Dragoons, commanded by Colonel William Washington’s Regiment of Horse, Virginia Line
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS:  Battle of Eutaw Springs in South Carolina.
U. S. REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION AND BOUNTY-LAND WARRANT APPLICATION FILES:  9 April 1822, Kentucky, Clark County Circuit Court
U. S. THE PENSION ROLL OF 1835, KENTUCKY, PREBLE COUNTY:  [Preble County was in the state of Ohio.]  Dennis Dailey, trumpeter, placed on Pension Roll, 29 April 1819.  Transferred from Ohio to Kentucky in September 1820.
U. S. REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSIONERS, KENTUCKY:  Dennis Dailey, trumpeter, payments stopped in 1848.  
DATE OF DEATH:  1848.

CEMETERY:  Currently Unknown.
MEMORIAL MONUMENT:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Pike County, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.
OTHER SOURCES:  An Official Government Letter Replying to Humphrey G. Owen of Denver Colorado, who had requested military data on Dennis Dailey. 

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FORD

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FORD, JOSEPH (1757-1845), LIEUTENANT, BATTLE OF MONCK’S CORNER, NORTH CAROLINA LINE, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.  
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Burke County, North Carolina.  Floyd County, Kentucky, divided, lived in the part that became Pike County.  
DATE OF BIRTH:  1757 in Fredrick County, Maryland.
PARENTS: Ann Talbott and John Ford.
SPOUSE: Ruth Phillips.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  North Carolina.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  3 September 1777 in North Carolina.  Second enlistment in the Company of Captain Thomas Whitson, Lieutenant John Bald.  Third enlistment under Colonel John Sevier and Major Valentine Sevier.
DISCHARGE DATE:  8 March 1718, signed by Captain Bartlett.  28 April 1779.  12 February 1782.
RANK:  Private.  Commissioned a LIEUTENANT in July 1781.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia.  Cavalry, Company of Light Horse.    
COMBAT ORGANIZATION: Joseph Ford served in the Company of Captain Benjamin Cleveland, Captain Bartlett and Colonel Locke, General Rutherford, Continental Line, American Revolutionary War.
STATEMENT BY JAMES L. EDWARDS, COMMISSIONER OF PENSION:  Joseph Ford,
~ 1777, Private, 6 months, 15 days, served under Captain Benjamin Cleveland.
~ 1778, Private, 6 months, 7 days, served under Captain Thomas Whitson and Colonel Charles McDowell’s Regiment.
~ 1778, Private, 5 months, 18 days, served under Lieutenant (unreadable).
~ 1780, LIEUTENANT, 5 months, 13 days, served under Colonel James Roddy and Colonel John Sevier’s Regiment.
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS:  Battle of Monck’s Corner, near Charleston in South Carolina.  Present in an engagement with the Cherokee Indians.
U. S. REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION AND BOUNTY-LAND WARRANT APPLICATION FILES:
~ 7 June 1832, Joseph Ford of Pike County, Kentucky declared his service in the Pike County Circuit Court.
~ Captain Benjamin Cleveland and Captain Bartlett.
~ Colonel Locke.
~ General Rutherford.   
U. S. PENSION ROLL of 1835, KENTUCKY, PIKE COUNTY:  Joseph Ford, North Carolina Line.  Placed on Roll on 27 March 1834. 
DATE OF DEATH:  1845.
CEMETERY:  Ford’s Branch Cemetery, Ford’s Branch, Pike County, Kentucky.
MEMORIAL MONUMENT:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Pike County, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.
OTHER SOURCES:  Findagrave. 

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HALL

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HALL, RHODDEN, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
MEMORIAL MONUMENT:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Pike County, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.

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JACKSON

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JACKSON, JAMES (1757-ca1849), BATTLE OF EUTAW SPRINGS, NORTH CAROLINA LINE, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Burksville, Burk County, North Carolina.   
DATE OF BIRTH:  1757 in Orange County, Virginia.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  North Carolina
ENLISTMENT DATE:  Served 3 years as a common soldier.
DISCHARGE DATE:  November 1781.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  North Carolina Line, American Revolutionary War.
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS:  Battle of Eutaw Springs in South Carolina.
U. S. REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION AND BOUNTY-LAND WARRENT APPLICATION FILES:  25 November 1833, Pike County Court, Kentucky, James Jackson swore a declaration of service,
~ Enlisted October 1778 in the North Carolina Line for 3 years, Company of Captain Thomas Whitson.  Colonel Charles McDowell.  General Rutherford.
~ Present in several skirmishes against the Cherokee Indians. 
~ Battle of Eutaw Springs.
U. S. PENSION ROLL OF 1835, KENTUCKY, PIKE COUNTY: James Jackson, Private, North Carolina Line, placed on pension roll on 21 May 1834.
DATE OF DEATH:  circa 1849.
CEMETERY:  Currently Unknown.
MEMORIAL MONUMENT:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Pike County, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.
OTHER SOURCES:  Reply Letter to H. Frederick Jones of Illinois, concerning the military service of James Jackson.

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JOHNSON

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JOHNSON, JOHN (ca 1760-    ), FIRST SERGEANT AND SCOUT, NORTH CAROLINA MILITIA, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Burke County, North Carolina.  Tennessee.
DATE OF BIRTH: circa 1760.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  North Carolina.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  1777 in Burke County, North Carolina, served for six months.
RANK:  Private.  First Sergeant.  Scout.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Private, Commanded by Captain Samuel Henry’s Company, Commanded by Colonel Sevier’s Regiment, North Carolina Militia, American Revolutionary War.
MILITARY PENSION EXECUTED ON 2 JUNE 1834:  He resided in “Pike County, Kentucky, having moved there from Tennessee.”  Source:  Reply Letter written to Robert Johnson of Pikeville, Kentucky in the 1930’s by A. D. Hiller, Executive Assistant to the Administrator. 
DATE OF DEATH:  Currently Unknown.
CEMETERY:  Currently Unknown.
MEMORIAL MONUMENT:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Pike County, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.
SOURCES:  U. S. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files.

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MAY

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MAY, JOHN (1760-1813), WITNESSED GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON’S RETREAT ACROSS THE HUDSON RIVER IN NOVEMBER 1776, FOURTH VIRGINIA INFANTRY, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky, USA
DATE OF BIRTH:  6 January 1760 in Pennsylvania.
FATHER:  Francis Peter May, a German Immigrant.
SPOUSE:  Sarah Phillips.
SON:  Thomas May.  Built a state road from Pikeville to Shelby Valley, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff of Pike County, Kentucky.
SON:  Samuel May.  A member of the Kentucky State House and Senate.  Historic Samuel May House, Prestonsburg, Kentucky.
GRANDSON:  Andrew Jackson May (1829-1903), Confederate States Army, American Civil War.
UNCLE:  Daniel May.
UNCLE:  Leonard May
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  age 17, October 1776, Berkeley County, Virginia.
DISCHARGE DATE:  April 1779.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Artillery.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Fourth Virginia Infantry, Served under Captain William Cherry and General Charles Lee.
BOUNTY-LAND WARRANTS:  16 May 1796, 100 acres.
DATE OF DEATH:  25 January 1813.
WIDOW APPLIED FOR A MILITARY PENSION:  1845, Sarah Phillips May swore a declaration in Court in Pike County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  William Keathely Cemetery, Shelbiana, Pike County, Kentucky.
MEMORIAL MONUMENT:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Pike County, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.
SOURCES:  Findagrave.  Kentucky Historical Society.  U. S. War Bounty Land Warrants, 1789-1858.

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MAYNARD

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MAYNARD, JAMES (1750-1852), NORTH CAROLINA MILITIA, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Wilkes County, North Carolina.  Floyd County, Kentucky.  Cabell County, the part that became Wayne County, Virginia, now West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH:  1750 in Virginia.
FATHER:  Robert Maynard.
SPOUSE:  Chaney Smith.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  North Carolina.
ENLISTMENT DATE:                         DISCHARGE DATE:
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Private, Company of Captain Jesse Franklin of the Regiment commanded by Colonel Benjamin Cleveland, North Carolina Militia, American Revolutionary War.
U. S. REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION AND BOUNTY-LAND WARRANT APPLICATION FILES:
~ “ in the North Carolina Militia for six months.”
~ 1 September 1834, appeared before the Justice of Pike County ... Kentucky, aged 83 years of age ...
~ seved under Colonel Benjamin Cleveland, Captain Jesse Franklin, Lieutenant Douglas in the county of Wilkes and state of North Carolina.”
~ “born in the state of Virginia in the year 1750.”
DATE OF DEATH:  13 October 1852 in Wayne County, Virginia, now West Virginia.
CEMETERY:  Queens Ridge Cemetery, Wayne County, West Virginia.  Property owned by the Penn Coal Corporation.
PIKE COUNTY, KENTUCKY MEMORIAL MONUMENT, REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIERS BURIED IN PIKE COUNTY, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.
WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA MEMORIAL PLAQUE, REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIERS BURIED IN WAYNE COUNTY, Presented By The Westmoreland Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of The American Revolution, April 1978. 
WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA HISTORICAL HIGHWAY MARKER: The James Maynard Highway Marker, Revolutionary War Soldier’s Grave.
OTHER SOURCES:  The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929, Kentucky.  The Westmoreland Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of The American Revolution, April 1978.  Wayne County Genealogical and Historical Society, West Virginia Archives and History.

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MIMS

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MIMS, ROBERT (1764-1836), VIRGINIA MILITIA, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  1764.
SPOUSE:  Lucy Poor.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:                              DISCHARGE DATE:
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia.  Served four tours.  One duty was at Albemarle Barracks, a Prisoner-of-War Camp for British Prisoners.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Private in the Company of Captain William H. Miller, commanded by Colonel John Woodson, Virginia Militia.
SWORE AN AFFIDAVIT IN OPEN COURT, PIKE COUNTY, KENTUCKY:  2 June 1834.
DATE OF DEATH:  1836.
CEMETERY:  Currently Unknown.
MEMORIAL MONUMENT:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Pike County, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.                 SOURCES:  U. S. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files.

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POTTER

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POTTER, ABRAHAM “ABRIAM” (1745-1837), BATTLE OF SNOW CAMP, BATTLE OF HANGING ROCK, BATTLE OF COWPENS, NORTH CAROLINA LINE, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  Born in 1745 in Rowan County, North Carolina.
PARENTS:  Currently Unknown.
SPOUSE:  Lydia Stewart.  Alice Goodell.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  North Carolina.
ENLISTMENT DATE:                              DISCHARGE DATE:
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Private, served in the Company of Captain John Armstrong, North Carolina Line, American Revolutionary War.
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS, THEATRES:  Battle of Snow Camp.  Battle of Hanging Rock.  Battle of Cowpens.
U. S. REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION AND BOUNTY-LAND WARRANT APPLICATION FILES:  Sworn on 26 November 1833 in open court, that his statement of service was true.
DATE OF DEATH:  1837.
CEMETERY:  Currently Unknown.
MEMORIAL MONUMENT:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Pike County, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.
OTHER SOURCES:  Findagrave.  Pikeville Chapter DAR Plaque, 1929.
NOTE:  I placed Abraham Potter 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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STEPP / STIPP

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STEPP / STIPP, MOSES (1763-1856), SOUTH CAROLINA LINE, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky, USA.   
DATE OF BIRTH:  1763 in Orange County, Virginia.
SPOUSE:  Sarah Jackson.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  South Carolina.
ENLISTMENT DATE:                              DISCHARGE DATE:
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION: Private, Company of Captain Thomas Whiton, Captain John McKenzee, Colonel William Hill and General John Sumter.  South Carolina Line, American Revolutionary War.
U. S. REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION AND BOUNTY-LAND WARRANT APPLICATION FILES:
~ Moses Stepp.
~ 23 April 1855, Swore in Open Court, Pike County, Kentucky to his military service.
~ I was born in Orange County, Virginia in the year 1763.
U. S. PENSION ROLL OF 1835:  Pike County, Kentucky, Moses Stipp, Private, South Carolina Line.  Placed on Roll on 6 March 1834.
DATE OF DEATH:  1856.
CEMETERY:  Moses Stepp Cemetery, Threeforks, Martin County, Kentucky.
KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS HISTORICAL MARKER:  Kentucky Historical Society.
MEMORIAL MONUMENT:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Pike County, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.
OTHER SOURCES:  Findagrave.  Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution, page 895.

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STEWART

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STEWART, THOMAS (1766-1840), AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH: Born North Carolina;
SPOUSE:  Prudence Busey.  Sarah Matthews.  Jane Potter.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  North Carolina.
ENLISTMENT DATE:                                DISCHARGE DATE:
AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR REJECTED PENSION:  Thomas Stewart, Pike County, Kentucky:  “He did not serve six months during the revolution.”
RANK:
BRANCH OF SERVICE:
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:
DATE OF DEATH:  1840.
CEMETERY:
MEMORIAL MONUMENT:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Pike County, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.
OTHER SOURCES:  Findagrave.
NOTE:  I placed Thomas Stewart 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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TROUT

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TROUT, CHRISTIAN (1753-1847), MARYLAND LINE, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH: 1753, Born in Sharpsburg, Maryland
SPOUSE:  Elizabeth Gearhart.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM: Maryland.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  May 1778, enlisted at Sharpsburg.  More than one enlistment:  volunteered, drafted and was a substitute for John Ralley.                                                                                                                                                                                DISCHARGE DATE:
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Served in Captain Joseph Chaplin’s Company of Colonel Jones’ Regiment, Maryland Line, American Revolutionary War.
KENTUCKY LAND GRANTS:  1825, Hurricane Creek, Pike County.  1836, Spring Branch, Hurricane Creek.  1839, Hurricane Creek.
U. S. REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION AND BOUNTY-LAND WARRANT APPLICATION FILES:
~ 6 October 1834, Pike County, Kentucky Open Court, Swore a declaration of military service.
~ May 1778 entered service in Sharpsburg, 6 months, Company of Captain Joseph Chaplin, Colonel Jones’ Regiment.
~ March 1779, Private, 3 months, Company of Captain Aken’s, Colonel Jones’ Regiment.
~ October 1779, Private, 6 months, Company of Captain Christian Orendorf, Colonel Watson’s Regiment.
~10 April 1778, Private, 6 months, Company of Captain Sisox, Colonel Highter’s Regiment.
~ ... guarding British and Tory prisoners. 
DATE OF DEATH:  16 June 1847, Pike County, Kentucky.
PLACE OF DEATH: Died Pike County, Kentucky.
WIDOW APPLIED FOR A MILITARY PENSION:  Elizabeth Geerhart Trout, widow.
CEMETERY:  Currently Unknown.
MEMORIAL MONUMENT:  Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Pike County, Courtesy of The Pikeville Chapter DAR, 1929.  The Plaque was attached to a large stone, which was placed on the grounds of the Pike County, Kentucky Court House.
OTHER SOURCES:  Findagrave.  Kentucky Land Grants.  U. S. Revolutionary War Pensioners, Kentucky.

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