VIRGINIA MILITARY LEGACY

Written And Compiled By Waukesha Lowe Sammons

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VIRGINIA SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, MARINES

REMEMBER AND NAME, A - Z

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THE FRONTIER INDIAN WARS (1784 - 1811) AND (1815 - 1858)

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DANIEL

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DANIEL, BAILEY (1804-circa 1881-1889), THE FRONTIER INDIAN WARS, UNITED STATES ARMY.
HOMETOWN:  Horse Pasture, Henry County, Virginia, USA.
OTHER RESIDENT:  Patrick County, Virginia.  Post Office, Carter’s Store, Henry County, Virginia.
BORN:  Middlesex County, Virginia.
SPOUSE:  Phereby / Fereby Trent.  Married 19 October 1826 in Patrick County, Virginia.
SON:  James Daniel, who married Elizabeth Jane Spencer.
GRANDDAUGHTER:  Elizabeth Margaret Daniel, who married James Austin Hopkins.
GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER:  Bessie Hopkins, who married Ezekiel Sammons.
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDSON:  Rufus Burgess “Bear” Sammons, who married Mary Magdalene “Maggie” McCoy.
THIRD-GREAT-GRANDSON:  Calvin Ray Sammons, who married Waukesha Lowe.
TRADE:  Painter.
MILITARY SERVICE:
~ Enlisted by Major Lomax at the U. S. Army Post, Bellona Arsenal, at age 22 on June 22, 1826 for 5 years, and served as a Public Guard in the 3rd Artillery, Company G.
~ 1 July 1826, Bailey Daniel, 3rd Artillery, Company G, Delivered to Richmond Publick Guards by General Orders.
SECOND ENLISTMENT:
~ Enlisted by Lieutenant Burke at Boston at age 27 on October 7, 1831 for 5 years, in the 3rd Artillery, Company H.
~ May have enlisted for a third time.
SOURCES:  Census.  U. S. Army Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914.  Virginia Marriages, Patrick County.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s third-great-grandfather, Bailey Daniel 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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FARLEY

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LADY JANE MOLYNEUX OF SEFTON AND THOMAS FARLEY (1590 England – after 1634 Virginia),
ARRIVED IN JAMESTOWN, VIRGINIA IN 1623 ON THE SHIP, ANN.

THOMAS FARLEY WAS TWICE ELECTED TO THE HOUSE OF BURGESSES.  


 GREAT-GRANDSON OF LADY JANE AND THOMAS FARLEY:  ~ FRANCIS FARLEY, SR. (1703-1791).

 SONS OF NANCY ANNA WHITLOW (1st WIFE) & FRANCIS FARLEY, SR. (1703-1791):
~ FRANCIS FARLEY, JR. (1726-1829), FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR (1754-1763),                                                                      BATTLE OF POINT PLEASANT (1774), REVOLUTIONARY WAR (1775-1783).
~ JOHN FARLEY (1728-    ), BATTLE OF POINT PLEASANT (1774), REVOLUTIONARY WAR (1775-1783).
~ THOMAS FARLEY (1730-1796),  FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR (1754-1763), BATTLE OF POINT PLEASANT (1774),    ERECTED FARLEY’S FORT (1775), REVOLUTIONARY WAR (1775-1783). 


SON OF ELIZABETH CROSTIC (2nd WIFE) AND FRANCIS FARLEY, SR. (1703-1791): 
~ MATTHEW FARLEY (1759-1837), AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR AND THE FRONTIER INDIAN WARS (1784-1811
).

 SONS OF JUDITH CLAY AND THOMAS FARLEY (1730-1796):
~ FORREST FARLEY (    -     ), AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR (1775-1783), THE FRONTIER INDIAN WARS.
~ HENRY FARLEY (1757-1832), REVOLUTIONARY WAR (1775-1783), THE FRONTIER INDIAN WARS (1784-1811).
~THOMAS FARLEY (1762-1839), AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR (1775-1783).


SONS OF NANCY BLANKENSHIP AND FRANCES FARLEY, JR. (1726-1829):
~ DREWRY FARLEY (1760-1851), THE FRONTIER INDIAN WARS (1784-1811).
~ EDWARD FARLEY (1770-1832), THE FRONTIER INDIAN WARS (1784-1811).

~ FRANCIS FARLEY III (1765-1802), THE FRONTIER INDIAN WARS (1784-1811).



 



















FARLEY, DREWRY, SR. (1760-1851), VIRGINIA RANGERS, THE FRONTIER INDIAN WARS (1784-1811).
HOMETOWN:  Pipestem, Summers County, Virginia – now West Virginia, USA.
OTHER RSIDENCE:  Bedford County and Mercer County, Virginia.  
DATE OF BIRTH:  1760, Bedford County, Virginia.
PARENTS:  Nancy Ann Blankenship and Frances Farley, Jr. (1726-1829).
SPOUSE:  Mary Adkins.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia Rangers.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Captain Hugh Caperton’s Company of Rangers on the Frontiers from  Greenbrier County, New River, Virginia.
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS, THEATRES:  The Frontier Indian Wars (1784-1811).
1850 CENSUS:  Virginia, Mercer County, Virginia, Drewry Farley, Sr., age about 80 years old, born in Virginia.
DATE OF DEATH:  11 March 1851.  Ageabout 91.
CEMETERY:  Nelson Farley Cemetery, Pipestem, Summer County, West Virginia.
SOURCES:  Calendar of Virginia State Papers, Vol. VI, pp. 382, 383, 384.  Census.  Findagrave.  The Soldiery of West Virginia, West Virginians in the Indian Wars After the Revolution [etc] by Virgil A. Lewis, 1911.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s first-cousin-seven-times-removed, Drewry Farley 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.


FARLEY, EDWARD (1770-1832), VIRGINIA RANGERS, THE FRONTIER INDIAN WARS (1784-1811).
HOMETOWN:  Greenbrier County, Virginia.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  White County, Illinois.
DATE OF BIRTH:  27 October 1770, Bedford County, Virginia.
PARENTS:  Nancy Ann Blankenship and Francis Farley, Jr. (1726-1829).
SPOUSE:  Lettice McMullen, first wife.  Mary “Polly” Hachell, second wife.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia Rangers.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:   Private Edward Farley, Captain Hugh Caperton's Company of Rangers, Virginia Militia.                          
~ “Private Edward Farley, Captain Hugh Caperton’s Company of Rangers on the Frontiers from Greenbrier County, New River [fought] against the Indians in 1793 with his brother, Francis and his uncle, Matthew Farley.”
~ “ROSTER OF CAPTAIN HUGH CAPERTON”S COMPANY OF RANGERS FROM GREENBRIER, 27 MAY 1793, AT FORT LEE AT THE MOUTH OF ELK ON THE GREAT KANAWHA RIVER – NOW CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA:  PRIVATE EDWARD FARLEY OF GREENBRIER COUNTY,  LARKEN STONE AT SUBSTITUE, AT A. W. CLENDENIN’S [FARM].”
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS, THEATRES:  The Frontier Indian Wars (1784-1811).
DATE OF DEATH:  1832, White County, Illinois
CEMETERY:  Enfield Cemetery, Enfield, White County, Illinois
SOURCES:  Calendar of Virginia State Papers, Vol. VI, pp. 382, 383, 384.  Findagrave.  The Soldiery of West Virginia, West Virginians in the Indian Wars After the Revolution [etc] by Virgil A. Lewis, 1911.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s first-cousin-seven-times-removed, Edward Farley 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.




















FARLEY, FRANCIS III (1765-1802), VIRGINIA RANGERS, THE FRONTIER INDIAN WARS (1784-1811).
HOMETOWN:  Greenbrier County, Virginia, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  1765.
PARENTS:  Nancy Ann Blankenship and Francis Farley, Jr. (1726-1829).
SPOUSE:  Rachel McMullen, who married second, Henry Ballengee.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia Rangers.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION: Captain Hugh Caperton’s Company of Rangers on the Frontiers of Greenbrier, Virginia, The Frontier Indian Wars.
~ 6 May 1792, Muster Roll, “Captain Hugh Caperton’s Company of Rangers on the Frontiers of Greenbrier on 6 May 1792.”  Page 130, Privates, Frances Farley, Edward Farley, and continued on page 131, another Frances Farley.  Could this be Frances Farley, Jr. and his son, Frances Farley III?
~ 27 May 1793, Roster, “Captain Hugh Caperton’s Company of Rangers from Greenbrier County on 27 May 1793 at Fort Lee at the Mouth of Elk on the Great Kanawha River – Now Charles, West Virginia.” 
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS, THEATRES:  The Frontier Indian Wars (1784-1811).
DATE OF DEATH:  1802.
CEMETERY:  Indian Mills Cemetery, Indian Mills, Summer County, West Virginia.
SOURCES:  Calendar of Virginia State Papers, Vol. VI, pp. 382, 383, 384.  The Soldiery of West Virginia, West Virginians in the Indian Wars After the Revolution [etc] by Virgil A. Lewis, 1911.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s first-cousin-seven-times-removed, Francis Farley 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.


















FARLEY, MATTHEW (1759-1837).  SCOUT, VIRGINIA RANGERS, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR, THE FRONTIER INDIAN WARS (1784-1811).
HOMETOWN:  Virginia, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  29 October 1759, Virginia.
PARENTS:  Elizabeth Crostic (second wife) and Francis Farley, Sr. (1703-1791).
SPOUSE:  Esther McMullen, married 1785, Virginia.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:                                  DISCHARGE DATE: 
RANK:  Private.  Captain.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Rangers.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Captain Hugh Caperton’s Company of Rangers, Virginia Militia.
~ “Private Mathew Farley of Greenbrier County, in Captain Hugh Caperton’s Company of Rangers, appointed by Colonel John Steele.”
~ 1788, Matthew Farley received his commission and promoted to Captain.
~ Roster of Captain Hugh Caperton’s Company of Rangers ... May 27, 1793 at Fort Lee at the Mouth of Elk on the Great Kanawha River – now Charleston, West Virginia.”
Source:  The Soldiery of West Virginia, West Virginians in the Indian Wars After The Revolution.
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS, THEATRES:
DATE OF DEATH:  27 February 1837, Henry County, Indiana. 
CEMETERY:  Lewisville Cemetery, Lewisville, Henry County, Indiana.
SOURCES:  Findagrave.  International Marriage Records.  The Soldiers of West Virginia, West Virginians in the Indian Wars After The Revolution by Virgil A. Lewis, 1911.  Twelve Generations of Farleys by Jesse Kelso Farley, Junior, 1943.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s seventh-great-granduncle, Matthew Farley 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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