Virginia Land Bounty Certificates for Service in the French and Indian Wars

For participation in the wars of the Colony of Virginia against the French and Indians, and for service rendered by the Militia in defense of the frontiers, the King’s Proclamation of 1763 granted certain amounts of land.

The amount given to field officers was 5,000 acres; to captains, 3,000 acres; to subalterns or staff officers, 2,000 acres; to non-commissioned officers, 200 acres; to privates, 50 acres.

The Original Warrants or Certificates of the subjoined abstracts are to be found in two MMS. Volumes, deposited in the State Land Office, Richmond, Va.

The original spelling of proper and Christian names has been strictly adhered to. It has not been thought necessary to print the original Proclamation of 1763, which may be found in Hening’s Statutes at Large of Virginia, Vol. VII., Appendix.

Certificates

Alexr. Fowler, as assignee to Lieut. George Brooke; served in Capt. Marcus Rankin’s Company, under command of Major Gen. Sir John Irwin, Col. of His Majesty’s late 74th Regt. of Foot. At Court held for Yohogania Co., Mar. 24, 1780.

Alexr. Fowler, assignee of Lieut. Henry Dal way, who served in Capt. Alexr. Rigby’s Co., under command of Sir John Irwin, etc., 74th Regt. of Foot. Yohogania Co., Mar. 24, 1780.

John Fleming served as Lieut, in Col. Francis’ Battalion of Penna. troops in Capt. Kern’s company of Light Horse. Monongalia Co. Court, Mar. 14, 1780.

Discharge from Adam Stephen, Col. in the Va. Regt., to James Roe, soldier in Capt. Mordecai Buckner’s company of Va. At Fort Lewis, Feb. 23, 1762.

Doctor Thomas Lloyd, engaged in company of Rangers in July, 1755, under command of Capt. Wm. Preston, and served until company was disbanded in June, 1756; acting as surgeon to that and other companies, etc.; engaged a second time in company of Rangers under Preston, June, 1757, and continued therein on the frontiers of Augusta until May, 1759, when company was disbanded; acting as surgeon in said company and the neighboring companies of Rangers in garrison, etc. , all without pay. Botetourt Co. Court, 1780.

Alexr. Fowler, Lieut, in Capt. Hy. Peyton’s company under command of Major Gen. Sir John Irwin, commanding 74th Regt. of Foot in America, from 1758 to Dec. 7, 1763. Yohogania Co. Court, Mar. 24, 1780.

Jno. Nash, Sergt. seven and one-half years in Capt. Hy. Woodward’s company, Col. Washington’s Regt. in the last French war. Cumberland Co. Court, Mar. 27, 1780.

Jno. Vachob, soldier in Capt. Wm. Preston’s company of Rangers in the late war, Great Britain and France, 1758. Augusta Co. Court, Mar. 21, 1780.

John Davis, Sergt. in Capt. Wm. Preston’s company of Rangers in 1758. Greenbrier Co. Court, May 17, 1780.

Wm. Evans, artificer in a detachment of the Royal train of Artillery commanded by Capt. David Hays in America, from 1758 to 1760. Yohogania Co. Court, Mar. 24, 1780.

Wm. Maxey, soldier in the last Indian war in 1760, served 6 months under Capt. James Gunn. Buckingham Co. Court, Nov. 8, 1779.

Wm. Long, Lieut, in Virginia service entitled to 2,000 acres of land, and desires to locate same in Western Waters in Fincastle Co. (Signed) Dunmore, Jan. 31, 1774.

Essex to wit. John Baughan made oath that his brother James Baughan served as a soldier in the last war in a regiment raised for immediate defense of the state ” above twenty years ago, until same was disbanded.”

John Stuart, assignee and administrator of Joseph Donnelson, deceased, made oath that said Donnelson served as Ensign in 1st Virginia Regiment, commanded by Wm. Byrd, until same was disbanded. Greenbrier Co. Court, Mar. 22, 1783.

Wm. Preston, Captain of a company of Rangers raised by Act of Assembly, from July 14, 1755, to June 24, 1756, under command of Col. James Patton, until he (Patton) was killed in the service, and then under immediate command of the Governor, and the remainder of the time under command of James Lewis, an officer of the Virginia regiment. Wm. Preston commanded another company of Rangers raised by Act of Assembly of June 8, 1757, when his commission was dated, and continued in the service until May 4, 1759, when company was disbanded. Montgomery Co. Court, April 5, 1780.

Wm. Preston is representative of the following persons, who served in the above mentioned company of Rangers, to wit : Josiah Cummings, a corporal; Thomas Saunders, a drummer; Solly Mulliear, James Hulman, Moses Fisher, Gardner Adkins and Nicho. Smith, privates.

Bond Estle, soldier in Capt. Wm. Preston’s company of Rangers, 1758. Greenbrier Co. Court, Feb. 15, 1780.

Thos. Galbreath, soldier in Capt. Peter Hogg’s company of Rangers in the year 1758. Augusta Co. Court, Nov. 10, 1779.

James Colquhond, soldier in 2nd Virginia Regiment, Col. Byrd, till properly discharged in 1750. Caroline Co. Court, 1780.

Edmund Wagner, deceased, a subaltern in the Virginia Regiment, entitled to 2,000 acres of land. Andrew Wagner is his heir. March 7, 1774. (Signed) Dunmore, Govr.

Henry Dawson, soldier in a Virginia regiment in 1760 and served through the campaign under command of the late Col. Wm. Byrd. Amherst Co. Court, March, 1780.

John Jones, Ensign in Col. Thomson’s Penna. Regiment, Indian war about 1757, in which capacity he served through the whole war. Frederick Co. Court, July 4, 1780.

James Anderson, Captain in Col. John Johnston’s New Jersey Regiment in 1756, in which capacity he served until regiment was disbanded. Frederick Co. Court, Mar. 8, 1780.

Wm. Daingerfield, Captain in Col. Byrd’s Virginia Regiment till disbanded. Afterwards in regiment commanded by Col. Adam Stephen. Spotsylvania Co. Court, June 15, 1780.

Thos. Patterson, assignee of Thomas Ealey, a soldier in war between Great Britain and France. Yohogania Co. Court, May, 1780.

Wm. Christy, Ensign in 1st Bat. of Penna. troops 1760, under command of Capt. Saml. West, in Col. Byrd’s regiment, and then legally discharged. Yohogania Co. Court, March, 1780.

Alexr. Fowler, assignee of Lieut. Butler Stubbs, who served in last war in America in Capt. George Berkeley’s company, under command of Major Gen. Sir John Irwin, Col. of His Majesty’s late 74th Regiment of Foot. Yohogania Co., Mar. 24, 1780.

Alexr. Fowler, assignee of Lieut. Angus MacNeill, who served in Capt. George Berkeley’s company, under command of Sir John Irwin, Col. of 74th Regiment of Foot in the last war in America. Yohogania Co., Mar. 24, 1780.

Benj. Temple, entitled to 2,000 acres of land, agreeable to His Majesty’s Proclamation in the year 1763. Nov. 27, 1774. (Signed) Dunmore, Govr.

Holt Richardson, Gent., proved before the Court that Col. Wm. Peachey was Paymaster of the 2nd Virginia Regiment in 1758. King William Co. Court, Nov. 18, 1779.

Holt Richardson, Gent., proved that Thomas Elliott, Gent., was Paymaster to Col. Wm. Peachey’s Batt. in the year 1759 and part of 1760. King William Co. Court, Nov. 18, 1779.

William Alexander, allowed 200 acres for serving as a non-commissioned officer in Col. Byrd’s 2nd Virginia Regiment. Rockbridge Court, Nov., 1779.

William Morriss, Lieut, in the late war between Great Britain, France and the Indians. Goochland Co. Court, Sept., 1779.

Archibald Thompson, entitled to 200 acres of land for military service as under the King’s Proclamation in the year 1763. Montgomery Court, Nov., 1779.

Capt. William Russell, entitled to 3,000 acres of land agreeable to the King’s Proclamation in the year 1763. Dunmore, Govr.

Thomas Mastin, entitled to 50 acres of land under the King’s Proclamation of 1763. Montgomery Court, Nov., 1779.

Robert Miller, entitled to 50 acres of land under Proclamation of 1763, for military services. Montgomery Court, Oct., 1779.

Samuel Newberry, entitled to 50 acres of land under Proclamation of 1763, for military services. Montgomery Court, Nov., 1779.

William Hughes made oath that Matthew Roberts served in the 1st Virginia Regiment under Col. Byrd, as a soldier. James City Co., Nov. 8, 1779.

Matthew Riddle, soldier in the 2nd Virginia Regiment of regulars, raised within the then Colony, now Commonwealth of Virginia, according to the King’s Proclamation of Oct. 7, 1763. Henrico Co. Court, Sept. 5, 1779.

John Stanley and Thomas Green, Jr., who made oath that they were soldiers in the 2nd and last regiment of regulars raised in Virginia in the war between Great Britain and France. Hanover Co. Court, Sept. 2, 1779.

David Poe and Simon Gillett served in the 1st Virginia Regiment in the last war as soldiers under command of Col. Wm. Byrd. James City Co., Nov. 8, 1779

Samuel Campbell served as a soldier in Capt. Wm. Preston’s company of Rangers in 1758, until he was discharged. Greenbrier Co., Feb. 15, 1780.

Francis Amos, served in the last French war on the Virginia frontier, one year as corporal under Capt. Fleming, and one year as corporal under Capt. Charles Scott in Col. Peachey’s Regiment. Buckingham Co., Nov. 8, 1779.

John Fulton, allowed 50 acres for services as a soldier in Capt. John Dickenson’s Company of Rangers in late war between Great Britain and France. Augusta Co., Mar. 21, 1780.

William McGehee enlisted and served in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s company of Volunteer Rangers in 1763, until legally discharged. Louisa County, March 13, 1780.

William Duncan, soldier in Capt. Lewis’s company of Regulars in last war. Botetourt Court, March, 1780.

Jacob Gooding, Captain in a corps of Rangers in 1758, under the immediate command of Col. (now Gen.) Washington. Fairfax Co., July, 1780.

John Bailer, Sergt. in Capt. Dickinson’s company of Rangers on the frontiers of the Colony, 1756 and 1757. Botetourt Co., Feb., 1780.

Jacob Crosthwait, soldier in Col. Byrd’s Regiment in 1758. Orange Co., Aug, 26, 1779.

John Wooton, soldier under Capt. James Gunn in 1st Virginia Regiment commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd in last war. Halifax Co., May 18, 1780.

Joseph Wooton, soldier in 2nd Virginia Regiment under Capt. Gabriel Throckmorton in 1760 and 1761. Halifax Co., Apr. 21, 1780.

Archibald Alexander, deceased, Capt. of a Company of Volunteers and marched them to Greenbrier in order to proceed against the Shawnees in the year 1757, and William Alexander is his heir-at-law. Botetourt Co. Court, Aug. 10, 1780.

Wm. Dounaway, soldier from 1759 to 1762 in Virginia Regiments and was legally discharged. Bedford Court, Jan., 1780.

Archibald Lamb, soldier, 1759-1762 in the Va. Regts, and was legally discharged. Bedford Court, Jan., 1780.

John Penix, soldier in Capt. Overton’s Company of Rangers in 1756 till legally discharged. Louisa County, March 13, 1780.

John Johnston, soldier in a ranging company under Capt. Wm. Preston. Washington Co., March 21, 1780.

Edward Harris, soldier in Capt. Meredith’s Company of Rangers in the year 1760 until legally discharged. Louisa County, March 13, 1780.

John Shields, soldier in Capt. John Dickinson’s Company of Rangers in the year 1759 in the late war between Great Britain and France. Augusta County, March 21, 1780.

William Shields, soldier in Capt. John Dickinson’s Company of Rangers in the year 1759. Augusta County, March 21, 1780.

Samuel Meredith, Gent., who served in the late war between Great Britain and France as Captain, certifies, that John Hodges, deceased, served in the said war as Serg. in the 2nd Virginia Regiment under command of Col. Wm. Byrd, until legally discharged. Martha Hodges, relict and administratrix.

Doctor Thomas Walker served as Commissary-General seven years to the British and Colonial troops in the last war. Botetourt County, Aug. 10, 1780.

Richard Burke, heir at law to Thos. Burke a soldier about twenty years ago in one of the regiments raised for the immediate defense of this state. Essex Co. Court, Feb., 1780.

Philemon Hawkins, a native of Virginia, soldier in Regiment commanded by the late Col. Wm. Byrd in the late war between Great Britain and France. Prince Edward Co. Court, April, 1780.

Joseph Webster, a soldier under Capt. James Gunn in Col. Wm. Byrd’s Regiment in the year 1760. Henry County, May 25, 1780.

Joseph Bradberry, soldier under Capt. John Lightfoot in Col. Byrd’s Regiment in 1760. Henry County, May 25, 1780.

Amos Evans, a soldier under Capt. James Gunn in Col. Wm. Byrd’s Regiment in the year 1760. Henry County, May 25, 1780.

Thomas Hayle, non-commissioned officer in or about the year 1754 in the 1st Virginia Regiment in an expedition against the Indians. Frederick County, April 11, 1780.

John Trigg, Sergeant under command of Gen. Washington in the 1st Virginia Regiment until same was disbanded. Berkeley Court, August, 1780.

John Montgomery, soldier in Capt. Chas. Lewis’ company of Rangers in the year 1758, in the war between Great Britain and France. Augusta County, Feb. 15, 1780.

Christopher Fry, non-commissioned officer in the old Virginia Regiment, in which capacity he served until the Regiment was disbanded. Frederick County, March 8, 1780.

Saml. Poe, Sergeant in the 1st Virginia Regiment and entitled to 200 acres of land under Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, May 22, 1774. Dunmore (Govr.)

George Vaughan, soldier under Capt. John Lightfoot in a regular corps raised in the state in 1758 against Fort Du Quesne. Halifax County, March 16, 1780.

John Reynolds, soldier in old Virginia Regiment during late war. Frederick County, May 2, 1780.

Augustine White, soldier in each of the old Virginia Regiments commanded by Col. Byrd and Col. Stephen in the late war, until they were disbanded; and that he was a non-commissioned officer. Frederick County, May 1780.

Colonel John Gibson (a Justice of this county) served as a Deputy Commissary in the late war between Great Britain and France. Yohogania Co. Set Court, Feb., 1780.

Bartlet Ellis, Sergeant in Va. Bat. of Regulars commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd in 1755. Richard Ellis made oath that Bartlet Ellis, together with himself, listed under Capt. Saml. Meredith in the late French and Indian war with Great Britain, and that the said Bartlet acted as Sergeant sometime after his enlistment, and continued to act as such until the expiration of the time for which they were enlisted. Hanover County Court, April 6, 1780.

John Savage, entitled to 3,000 acres of land agreeable to the King’s Proclamation in the year 1763. Feb. 24, 1774. Dunmore (Govr.)

Thomas Taylor, heir-at-law to Geo. Taylor, Jnr., deceased, entitled to 2,000 acres of land for said George’s service in the last war,agreeable to His Majesty’s Proclamation of 1763. Williamsburg, Feb. 12, 1774. Dunmore.

Francis Gibbs, soldier in Capt. Hogg’s company of Rangers until duly discharged in 1758. Orange Co., May 25, 1780.

Richard Vernon in the years 1755, 1756, 1757, 1758, and 1759 acted as a wagon master, forage master and assistant commissary to the troops under the command of Genls. Braddock, Forbes and Stanwix upon their several expeditions, and particularly superintended the wagons belonging to the Colony of Virginia. Culpeper Co. Court, May 16, 1780.

Edwd. Sprigg, who is and has been a resident of this state 8 years, proved that his father, Edward Sprigg, served as Capt. in the requirement (Regt. ?) commanded by Geo. Washington, Esqr., and lost his life in the service; and that he is heir-at-law, etc. Prince William Co., July 3, 1780.

William Dempsey, a soldier in Capt. Smith’s Regular Co. last war till it was disbanded. Botetourt Co. Court, March, 1780.

Thos. Casady, deed., soldier in old Va. Regt. last war, Col. Washington, Commander, until legally discharged. Thos. Cassaday heir at law. Botetourt Co. Court, Feby., 1780.

David Galloway, Jnr., soldier in Capt. Dickinson’s company of Rangers in last war, till legally discharged. Botetourt Co. Court, Feby., 1780.

Francis Eppes, Lieut. 2d Va. Regt. last war. (Signed) W. Byrd, May 20 , 1774.

Wm. Mann, deceased, Sergt. in Col. Peachey’s Batt. in 1759. Mose* Mann, eldest son and heir. Botetourt Co. Court, Feby., 1780.

Humphrey Madison, deceased, Ensign in Capt. Dickinson’s Co. of Rangers in 1756, and lost his life in the service of his country. Catherine Arbuckle, wife of Wm. Arbuckle and heiress at law of Humphrey Madison, deceased. Botetourt Co. Court, Deer., 1780.

Wm. Smith, soldier in Capt. Hogg’s company of Rangers until duly discharged in 1758. Orange Co. Court, May 25, 1780.

Wm. Watson, served his enlistment as a regular soldier in Capt. Overton’s company of Regulars before the year 1763. Orange Co. Court, Mar. 23, 1780.

Jas. McCutchin, soldier under Capt. John Blagge in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1760. Henry Co. Court, May 25, 1780.

David Lyle, Sergt. in 2d Va. Regt., Col. Wm. Byrd commanding. King William Co., April Court, 1780.

John King, soldier in 2d Va. Regt., Col. Wm. Byrd commanding, until disbanded. King William Co., April 20, 1780.

Geo. Stubblefield, Gent., Cadet in Adam Stephen’s Regt. raised for defense of this state. Spotsylvania Co. Court, June, 1780.

Jno. Fitzjarrell, Sergt. in Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd in 1759 and 1760- Amherst Co. Court, Feby., 1780.

William Camp, William King and James Lankford each knew that the other served as volunteer soldiers under Capt. Christopher Hudson in the year 1758, in war between Great Britain and France, said Camp as Corporal, and the other two as common soldiers. Hanover Co., June 1, 1780.

Wm. Thorp, native of Virginia, Sergt. 1755-1762 in the late French war. Certificate signed by Chas. Scott, Brig.-Genl., that he was then regularly discharged. Bedford Court, Dec, 1779.

John Thorp, deceased, regular soldier under Genl. Forbes in 1758, and then departed this life. Wm. Thorp, a native of Virginia and heir-at-law of John Thorp, deceased. Bedford Court, Jany., 1780.

Thos. Thorp, Corporal in the late French war, 1759-1762. Bedford Court, Jany., 1780.

Richard Timberlake, native of Virginia, soldier for six months under Gen. Forbes in 1758, in the late French war. Bedford Court, May, 1780.

James Baker, Gent., deceased, Lieut. 1st Va. Regt. of Regulars, commanded by Col. Geo. Washington, in 1758, and died in the service. Proved by Wm. Hughes, Hustings Court of Williamsburg, Feb. 9. 1780. Lawrence Baker, Gent., heir-at-law to the said James Baker, Gent., deceased. Surry Co. Court, April 25, 1780.

Edgcomb G. Williams, soldier under Capt. Nath. Gist in Col. Adam Stephen’s Regt. in 1762. Henry Co., May 25, 1780.

John McKensie, Sergt. in 1st Va. Regt. until reduction of same, when he was regularly discharged. Kentucky Co., Nov. 2, 1780.

John Miller, soldier in Capt. Wm. Preston’s company of Rangers in 1758 and 1759, and continued in said company until they were discharged. Greenbrier Co., March 22, 1780.

James Johnston, soldier in Capt. Dickerson’s company of Rangers, in which he remained until discharged in 1759. Greenbrier Co. Court, March 1780. ‘

John Jameson, soldier in Maj. Robert Stewart’s company of 1st Va. Regt. Proved by John Estle, assignee of John Jameson. Greenbrier Court, Feb. 13. 1780.

Ben Lohone, entitled to 50 acres for services in last war, agreeable to proclamation of 1763. Feb. 22, 1774. Dunmore.

John Estle, soldier in Capt. Wm. Preston’s company of Rangers in 1758. Greenbrier Co., Feb. 15, 1780.

James Roe, soldier in 1st Va. Regt. Discharge dated Feb., 1762, from Col. Adam Stephen of the 2d Regt. Southampton Co., May 11, 1780.

Pharel McFaddin, soldier in Col. Peachey’s Va. Regt, or Frontier Bat. Buckingham Co., Nov. 8, 1779.

James Burnett, soldier in Col. Peachey’s Va. Regt., or Frontier Bat. Buckingham Co., Nov. 8, 1779.

Martin Webb, soldier six months in Col. Peachey’s Regt., or Frontier Bat. Buckingham Co., Nov. 8, 1779.

Richard Baldock, deceased, Sergt. in a Regt. under the command of the then Col. Stephen in the late war between Great Britain, France and Spain. Levy Baldock, heir-at-law to the said Richard Baldock, deceased. Amherst Co. Court, Feb., 1780.

Levy Baldock, soldier in Va. Regt. under command of the late Col. Wm. Byrd in the late war between Great Britain, France and Spain. Amherst Co., Feb. Court, 1780.

Frederick Fitzgerald, soldier in Capt. Wm. Preston’s company of Rangers in 1762. Henry Co., May 25, 1780.

Thomas Kinkead, soldier in Capt. Wm. Preston’s company of Rangers in 1758 and 1759. Greenbrier Co., March 21, 1780.

John Hodges, Gent., is due 2,000 acres of land under the King’s Proclamation, for the services of a certain Francis Eppes during the last French wars, who was a Lieut, in 2d Va. Regt., and which said Eppes hath assigned to said Hodges. Prince William Co. Court, June 5, 1780.

William Gooch, Sergt. in late war, is entitled to 200 acres under the King’s Proclamation of 1763. May 7, 1774. Dunmore.

William Blanton, Sergt. in 1st Va. Regt. until discharged. Greenbrier Co., Feb. 15, 1780.

Edward McMullin, soldier in Capt. Dickerson’s company of Rangers on the Frontier in 1758 and 1759. Botetourt Court, Feb., 1780.

Thomas Kelly, Corp. in Capt. Dickerson’s company of Rangers in 1757, 1758 and 1759. Botetourt Court, Feb., 1780.

John McMullin, soldier in Capt. Dickerson’s company of Rangers in 1758 and 1759. Botetourt Court, Feb., 1780.

Robt. Gillespie, Senr., Sergt. in Capt. Dickerson’s company of Rangers in the year 1754. Botetourt Court, Feb., 1780.

Thos. Carpenter, soldier in Capt. Dickerson’s company of Rangers in 1759. Botetourt Court, Feb., 1780.

Jacob Parsinger, Senr., proved to this Court that he and his two sons, Abraham and Phillip, who died under age, each served in Capt. Dickerson’s company of Rangers in 1757. Botetourt Court, Feb., 1780.

Patrick Carrigan, soldier in Capt. Dickerson’s company of Rangers in 175S. Botetourt Court, Feb., 1780.

Wm. Crayton, entitled to 50 acres of land under the King’s Proclamation of 1763. Jan. 22, 1774. Dunmore.

Thos. Elliott, Lieut, in Va. Bat. of Regulars, commanded by Wm. Peachey, Esqr., in 1759. King William Co. Court, Jan., 1780.

James Hilling, soldier in Capt. Thos. Booth’s Co. 2d Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, deceased, and served therein till said Regt. was disbanded before 1763. Hustings Court for Williamsburg, Feb. 7, 1780.

Arthur Campbell, entitled to 2,000 acres of land for services in last war, agreeable to King’s Proclamation of 1763. Dec. 15, 1773. Dunmore.

Henry Harrison, son and heir of Capt. Henry Harrison, deceased, is entitled to 3,000 acres of land, agreeable to the King’s Proclamation of 1763. Dec. 31, 1773. Dunmore.

Richard Hickman, deceased, Lieut, in the Va. Regt. of Regulars commanded by Adam Stephen, Esqr., in the year 1763, and continued in said office until said Regt. was disbanded. James Hickman, brother and heir-at-law. King William County, Jan. 20, 1780.

Wm. Fleming, assistant surgeon by appointment from Gov. Dinwiddie, 1755, in 1st Va. Regt. until reduction thereof in 1762. Kentucky Co., Nov. 2, 1779.

Thos. Lovett, Drummer in the Va. Regt, 1754, until reduction thereof in 1762. Kentucky Co., Nov. 2, 1779.

James Hill, entitled to 200 acres of land, agreeable to the King’s Proclamation of 1763. March 1, 1774. Dunmore.

James Hebdon, entitled to 50 acres of land, agreeable to the King’s Proclamation of 1763. April 21, 1774. Dunmore.

John Anderson, Sergt. in 2d Va. Regt. commanded by Hon. Wm. Byrd, Esqr., agreeable to King’s Proclamation of October, 1763. May 7, 1774. Dunmore.

Joel Harlow, soldier in late war, entitled to 50 acres of land, agreeable to proclamation of the King in 1763. April 23, 1774. Dunmore.

Nicholas Sallis (or Sallaie), soldier in Va. Regt. late war. Certificate signed by Andrew Lewis. ( No date.)

Jno. Murray, deceased, Ensign in Capt. Alex. McClenachan’s company of Independents on the expedition against the Indians, commanded by Col. Bouquet in 1764. Mrs. Elizabeth Murray, widow and heir of Dr. John Murray, deceased. Augusta Co. Court, Dec. 21, 1779.

Thomas McGregor, soldier in Capt. Wm. Preston’s company of Rangers. Augusta Co. Court, Nov. 18, 1779.

James Dunlap, deceased, Lieut, in Capt. Peter Hogg’s company of Rangers, and was destroyed by the enemy, French and Indians, at the fort in the upper tract on the south branch of the Potomac in the year 1758. James Brown and Adam Gutherey, nephews and heirs-at-law of said James Dunlap, deceased. Augusta Co. Court, Dec. ax, 1779.

Thos. Scott, soldier in a ranging company against the Indians in 1764. Augusta Co. Court, Nov. 17, 1779.

Jno. Clark, Sergt. in a ranging company against the Indians in 1764. Augusta Co., Nov. 17, 1779.

James McMahon, soldier in Capt. Hogg’s company of Rangers. Augusta Co., Nov. 17, 1779.

Chas. Lewis, deceased, Lieut, in Capt. Preston’s company of Rangers. Capt. in company of Independents on the expedition against the Indians, commanded by Col. Bouquet in 1764. Augusta Co., Nov. 17, 1779.

Henry Pigg, private in 2d Va. Regt. of Regulars in late war between Great Britain and France. Prince Edward Co., Jan. 17, 1780.

Richard Foster, private in Capt. Saml. Overton’s company of volunteers in the late war between Great Britain and France. Prince Edward Co., Jan. 17, 1780.

Jos. Truman, private in Capt. Obediah Woodson’s company of Volunteers in late war. Prince Edward Co., Jan., 1780.

Alexr. Le Grand, Sergt. in company of Volunteers in late war between Great Britain and France. Prince Edward Co., Jan., 1780.

Jno. Morton, Gent., Lieut, in a company of Volunteers in the late war; by order from Gov. Dinwiddie joined Maj. Andrew Lewis’ detachment from 1st Va. Regt. of Regulars, and continued in the service six months. Prince Edward Co., Jan. 17, 1780.

Thos. Morton, 2d Lieut, in company of Volunteers in late war between Great Britain and France, and by order joined Maj. Andrew Lewis’ detachment of Regulars from 1st Va. Regt., and continued in service six months. Prince Edward Co., Jan 17, 1780.

Chas. Croucher, soldier in Col. Adam Stephen’s Va. Regt. until disbanded. Hustings Court of Williamsburg, Feb. 7, 1780.

Sylvester Hughes, soldier in Capt. Robt, Stewart’s company of Regulars, Col. Wm. Byrd’s 2d Va. Regt., and continued therein until disbanded. Williamsburg, Hustings Court, Feb. 7, 1780.

Edwd. Cary, entitled to 2,000 acres, agreeable to proclamation of 1763. Williamsburg, Nov. 22, 1773. J Dunmore.

Morris Evington, entitled to 200 acres of land, agreeable to His Majesty’s Proclamation of 1763. Williamsburg, Jan. 3, 1774. Dunmore.

Francis Scott, entitled to 50 acres of land, agreeable to His Majesty’s Proclamation of 1763. Jan. 31, 1774. Dunmore.

Wm. Henderson, soldier in Capt. Alexr. McClenachan’s company of Independents on the expedition against the Indians, commanded by Col. Bouquet, in 1764. Augusta Co., Nov. 19, 1779.

Wm. Kinkiad, soldier in Capt. Chas. Lewis’ company on the expedition against the Indians, commanded by Col. Bouquet in 1763. Augusta Co., Jan. 18, 1783.

Wm. Hughes, Lieut, and Adjutant in Col. Adam Stephen’s Va. Regt. in the year 1762, and served until Regt. was disbanded. Williamsburg, Feb. 9, 1780.

James Ritchey, soldier in Capt. Christian’s company of Rangers on the Cherokee expedition, commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd in 1760. Botetourt Court, Dec, 1779.

Saml. French, Sergt. in the late war, entitled to 200 acres, agreeable to His Majesty’s Proclamation of 1763. Williamsburg, May 29, 1774. Dunmore.

Geo. Muse, Lieut. Col. (until properly discharged) in a Regt. raised for immediate defense of this state in 1754. Caroline Co. Court, Feb., 1780.

Thos. Ayres, Sergt. in 1758 (till properly discharged) in a Regt. raised for the immediate defense of this state. Caroline Co., Feb. 10, 1780.

Anthony Kenty, soldier in Capt. Saml. Meredith’s company of Rangers in 1760 until legally discharged. Proved by Wm. Melton. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Chas. Jenkins, soldier in Capt. Saml. Overton’s company of Rangers in 1756, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Wm. Speere, soldier in late war between Great Britain and France, and remained with his regt. until disbanded. Certificate signed by Saml. Meredith. King William Co., Feb. 16, 1780.

James Ratliff, soldier in Capt. Saml. Overton’s company of Rangers in 1755, Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Geo. Sims, soldier in Capt. Saml. Overton’s company of Rangers in 1755. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Andrew Jameson, soldier under Capt. John Dickinson in 1758 in a ranging company. Kentucky Court, Nov. 2, 1779.

Thos. Moss, Drummer in a Regt. raised for the immediate defense of this state in 1754. Caroline Court, Feb., 1780.

John McDonald, soldier in a Regiment raised for the immediate defense of this state in 1760. Caroline Court, Feb., 1780.

Jno. Harvey, soldier (till properly discharged), in 1758, in a Regt. raised for immediate defense of the state.

Christopher Blackburn, Sergt. in the last French war in 1754. Caroline Co., Feb. 10, 1780.

Joseph Gatewood, soldier in 1st Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Geo. Washington, and continued in said service till Regt. was disbanded. Essex Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Wm. Kernal, soldier during last war between Great Britain and France, above 20 years ago, in a Regt. commanded by Wm. Byrd, raised for immediate defense of the colony. Essex Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Jno. Letcher, soldier in a corps raised for the defense of Va., and commanded by Geo. Washington, etc. Lucy Morton, widow of John Letcher, his heiress. Essex Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Wm. Morton, soldier in Capt. Daingerfield’s company, discharged from the Va. Regt., he having the dropsy, being unfitted for the service. (Signed) Fredericksburg, July, 1763. Adam Stephen.

Richd. Chapman, soldier in the Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Wm Byrd, entitled to 50 acres of land, agreeable to the King’s Proclamation of 1763. Washington Co., Jan. 18, 1780.

Francis Farmer, soldier in a Va. Regt. commanded by Hon. Wm. Byrd, entitled to 50 acres of land, agreeable to the King’s Proclamation of 1763. Washington Co., Jan. 18, 1780.

Henry Dooly, soldier in Va. Regt. under command of late Wm. Byrd, Esqr., entitled to 50 acres of land, agreeable to King’s Proclamation of 1763.

Arthur Campbell, assignee of John Donnelly, who served as a non-commissioned officer in the Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, and entitled to 200 acres of land under proclamation of 1763. Washington Co., Jan. 18, 1780.

Arthur Campbell, assignee of Drury Pickett, who was a non-commissioned officer in the Va. regiment commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, and entitled to 200 acres of land under proclamation of 1763. Washington Co., Jan. 18, 1780.

Arthur Campbell, assignee of Thos. Bromley, who was a soldier in Col. Wm. Byrd’s regiment, entitled to 50 acres of land under proclamation of 1763. Washington Co., Jan. 18, 1780.

Arthur Campbell, assignee of Richard Staunton, who was a non-commissioned officer in Col. Wm. Byrd’s Regt., entitled to 50 acres of land under proclamation of 1763. Washington Co., Jan. 18, 1780.

Arthur Campbell, assignee of Jno. Semmon, who was a soldier in Col. Wm. Byrd’s Va. Regt., entitled to 50 acres of land under proclamation of 1763. Washington Co., Jan. 18, 1780.

Wm. Baker, Sergt. 1st Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Geo. Washington, and continued in service until Regt. was disbanded. Proved by John Hickman, Gent. King William Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Edward Goldman, Ensign, 2d Va. Regt. raised for immediate defense, etc., until properly discharged. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Richard Goldman, Christopher Key and Thos. Samuel made oath that Thos. Goldman is elder brother of within named Edward Goldman, and always understood that the said Thomas is heir-at-law to the said Edward Goldman, deceased. Caroline Co., Feb. 19, 1780.

Reuben Munday, soldier, in 1760, till properly discharged, in Regt. raised for immediate defense of this state. Caroline Co., Feb. 10, 1780.

Edward Sutton, soldier, in 1760, in 1st Va. Regt. raised for immediate defense of the state. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Bartlett Goodman, soldier in Capt. Throgmorton’s company of Rangers in 1759, till properly discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Capt. Wm. Phillips, makes oath that John Gilbert served in his company of Volunteer Rangers till legally discharged in 1763. The said Capt. Phillips declared on oath that he had not a commission, but was directed by the then Governor to raise a company of Volunteers. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Chapman White, served in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s company of Volunteer Rangers in 1763, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Nathaniel Branham, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Volunteer company of Rangers in 1763, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Wm. Brock, soldier in Col. Stephen’s Regt. for the defense of the state in 1762, until legally discharged. Orange Co., Dec. 23, 1779.

Wm. Hughes, Sergt. in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s volunteer company of Rangers in 1763, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

John Hughes, soldier in Capt. Obediah Woodson’s company of Rangers in 1755, till legally discharged, and he is since dead. Proved by oath of Col. Robt. Anderson. Wm. Hughes, heir-at-law. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Wm. Bibb, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s volunteer company of Rangers in 1763, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

James McGehee, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s volunteer company of Rangers in 1763, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Robt. Hall, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s volunteer company of Rangers in 1763, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb, 14, 1780.

Jeremiah Silf, Sergt. in Capt. McNeal’s company of Rangers in 1759, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Henry Austin, Jnr., and Benj. Austin served in Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Geo. Washington. Sd. Henry as Sergt. and sd. Benj. as Corpl. until their death. Jno. Wilson Austin, heir-at-law to sd. Henry and Benj. King William Co., Feb. 16, 1780.

Jacob Cleet, soldier under command of Col. Byrd in 2d Va. Regt. in 1760. Rockbridge Co., Dec. 7, 1779.

Richd. Sansome, Corpl. in Capt. James Gunn’s Co. 1st Va. Regt, in the last war between Great Britain and France. Served to the end of the war. Charlotte Co., Feb. 7, 1780.

Butler Buckley, private in Capt. Thos. Fleming’s Co. 1st Va. Regt. in last war between Great Britain and France. Served to end of war. Charlotte Co., Feb. 7, 1780.

James Loggins, Corpl. in Maj. Peachey’s Co. 1st Va. Regt. in last war between Great Britain and France. Served to end of war. Charlotte Co., Feb. 7, 1780.

Jno. Monday, deed., and James Russell, served as soldiers in 1760 in a regt. raised for immediate defense of this state. Caroline Co., Feb., 1780.

Henry Cissel and James Cissel, deed., soldiers in 1755 in a regt. raised for immediate defense of the state till properly discharged. Caroline Co., Feb., 1780.

Wm. Cissel, soldier, till properly discharged in 1755 in a regt. raised for immediate defense of the state. Caroline Co., Feb., 1780.

Wm. Mitchell, soldier in a regt. raised for immediate defense of the state in 1758. Caroline Co., Feb., 1780.

Gabriel Throckmorton, entitled to 3,000 acres as Captain the Va. Regt. agreeable to the King’s Proc. of 1763. Feb. 24. 1770. Dunmore.

Joseph Parish, Sergt. in 1758 in 2d Va. Regt. raised for immediate defense of the state. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Danl. Simpson, Corpl. in 1758 in 1st Va. Regt. till properly discharged. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

James Cooper, soldier in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1758. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Jno. Dal ton, soldier in Capt. Hubbard’s Co. of Rangers in 1759. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Jas. Satterwhite, soldier in 1758 in a regt. raised for the immediate defense of the state. Caroline Co. Court, Feb. 1780.

Francis Irvin, soldier in 1755 in a regt. raised for immediate defense of the state. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Wm. Lamp ton, soldier in 1760 in regt. raised for immediate defense, etc. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Lodowick O’Neal, soldier in 1758 in regt. raised for immediate defense, etc. Spotsylvania Co., 17th day, 1780.

James Ratcliff, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Vol. Co. of Rangers in 1763 till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

James Smith, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Vol. Co. of Rangers in 1763. Wm. Smith heir-at-law of said James Smith. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Timothy Longest, soldier in 2d Va. Regt., Col. Wm. Byrd commanding; served till regt. was disbanded. Essex Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Wm. Rogers, soldier in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1758. Orange Co., Nov. 25, 1779.

James Twopence, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Vol. Co. of Rangers in 1763, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Thos. Smith, soldier in 1758 and 1760 in a regt. raised for immediate defense, etc. Caroline Co., Feb. 10, 1780.

Richard Bullard, soldier in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1758. Orange Co. Nov. 25, 1779.

Thos. Hidgcocks, soldier, till properly discharged, in 1756 in regt. raised for immediate defense, etc. Caroline Co., Feb., 1780.

Wm. Barefoot, soldier in 1st Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Geo. Washington, and continued in service till properly discharged. Essex Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Richd. Riddle, soldier in 1758 in a regt. raised for immediate defense, etc. Caroline Co. Court, Feb., 1780.

Jno. Jones, drummer in Capt. S. Meredith’s Co., Col. Wm. Byrd’s Regt., and is entitled to 200 acres of land, under Regal Proc. of 1763. Mar. 26, 1774. (Signed) S. Meredith. Jno. Jones proves services as above in Hanover Co., Feb. 3, 1780.

Joseph Bledsoe, Sergt, in 1st Va. Regt., Col. George Washington commanding, and continued in same till regt. was disbanded. Spotsylvania Co. , Feb. 17, 1780.

Daley Longest, soldier in 2d Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Geo. Washington; continued in same till disbanded. Essex Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

James Gaines, soldier in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1760. Orange Co., Jan. 27, 1780.

Wm. Gibson, soldier in 1st Va. Regt., commanded by Wm. Byrd, Esq., until same was disbanded. Hanover Co., Feb. 3, 1780.

Jno. Sampson, soldier, till properly discharged, in 1758 in regt. raised for immediate defense, etc. Caroline Co. Court, Feb., 1780.

Benja. Retinoid, soldier in 1st Va. Regt. commanded by Col. George Washington. Caroline Co., Feb. 10, 1780.

James Gimber, soldier in 1st Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Geo. Washington, and continued in same till disbanded. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

James Tinder, soldier in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1758. Served his enlistment. Louisa Co., Feb. 14th, 1780.

Jno. Connor, soldier in 1762 in a regt. raised for immediate defense, etc. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1880.

James Ratliff, soldier in Capt. Spotswood’s Co. of Regulars in 1757, and continued till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Richard Longest, soldier in 2d Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, in 1758; continued in same till regt. was disbanded. Essex Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Richd. Branham, Sergt., till properly discharged, in 1758 in 1st Va. Regt. Spotsylvania Co. , Feb. 17, 1780.

Chas. Clark, soldier in 2d Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, in 1758, and continued till regt. disbanded. Essex Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Wm. Camp, Corpl. in 1st Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Geo. Washington, and continued in same till regt. was disbanded. Hanover Co., Feb. 3, 1780.

Wm. Smith, soldier in 1st Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Geo. Washington, and continued till disbanded. Caroline Co., Feb. 10, 1780.

Geo. White (who is since dead), soldier, till properly discharged, in 1758 in a regt. raised for immediate defense, etc. Mary White, widow. Caroline Co., Feb., 1780.

James Arnold, soldier, until properly discharged, in regt. raised for immediate defense in year 1759. Caroline Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Wm. Robinson (since dead), Sergt., till properly discharged, in 1758 in a regt. raised for immediate defense, etc. John Robinson, heir-at-law. Caroline Co. Court, March, 1780.

Joseph Adkins, soldier 1st Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Wm, Byrd, and continued till regt. was disbanded. Essex Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Jno. Bullard, soldier in 1st Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Geo. Washington, and continued in same till regt. was disbanded. Essex Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Robt. Sanders, Corpl., till properly discharged, in 1760 in a regt. raised for immediate defense, etc. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Wm. Heath, soldier in corps raised for the defense of Virginia, and commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, above 20 years ago, and served in same till discharged. Essex Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Saml. White, Jr., Corpl. 2d Va. Regt, Col. Wm. Byrd, commanding; continued in said service till his death. Certf. from Saml. Meredith. EHas White heir-at-law. King William Co., Feb. 4, 1780.

Wm. Ross, soldier in 1760, till properly discharged in 1760, in 1st Va. Regt. raised for immediate defense of the state. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. n, 1780.

Wm. King, soldier in 1st Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Geo. Washington, and continued in same till disbanded. Hanover Co., Feb. 3, 1780.

Jno. McCoy, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Vol. Co. of Rangers in 1763, and continued in same till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

John Sanders, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Vol. Co. of Rangers in 1763 till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Rich. Reynolds, soldier, till properly discharged, in the year 1760 in a regt. raised for the immediate defense of the colony. Spotsylvania Co. , Feb. 17, 1780.

Michael Rice, served out enlistment as a non-commissioned officer in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1758. Orange Co., Nov. 25, 1779.

Clabourn Routhwell, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Co. of Vol. Rangers in 1763, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Richd. Halbert, soldier, till properly discharged, in a regt. raised for immediate defense of this state. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Thos. Jones, soldier in Capt. Saml. Overton’s Co. of Rangers in 1755 till legally discharged; and also a soldier in Capt. Flemming’s Co. of Regulars in 1758 till legally discharged; and also a soldier in Capt. Jno. Posey’s Co. of Regulars in 1760 till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Wm. Turner, soldier, till properly discharged, in year 1760 in a regt. raised for immediate defense, etc. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Benj. Turner, soldier, till properly discharged, in the year 1758 in a regt. raised for immediate defense of this state. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Morris Roberts, soldier in Capt. Jno. Fox’s Co. of Rangers in 1756, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Wm. Fillds (Fields?), soldier, till properly discharged, in 1758 in a regt raised for the defense of this state. Caroline Co. Court, Feb., 1780.

Chas. Knight, Sergt., till properly discharged, in 1758 in a regt. for immediate defense, etc. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

James Samuel, soldier, till properly discharged, in 1754 in regt. raised for immediate defense, etc. Caroline Co. Court, Feb. 1780.

Saml. and George Robinson, served in a corps raised for the defense of Virginia, above 20 years ago, and commanded by Col. Geo. Washington; said Samuel as Sergt. and said George as a soldier, in the same till disbanded. Wm. Robinson, heir-at-law to his two brothers. Essex Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

John Payne, Lieut, in Frontier Batt, last war, under command of Col. Byrd. Williamsburg, March, 1774. Dunmore.

John Hickman, Lieut, in Va. Batt. of Regulars, commanded by Wm. Peachey, Esq., in 1759, and remained till said Batt. was discharged. Hanover Co., Feb. 3, 1780.

James Twopence, soldier in Capt. Christian’s Co. of Rangers in 1760, till legally discharged, Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

David Thompson, Sergt. in Col. Bouquet’s Regt. in 1764.

Thos. Dickinson, soldier, till properly discharged, in 1758 in regt. raised for immediate defense of this state. Caroline Co. Court, Feb., 1780.

John Lemay, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Co. of Vol. Rangers in 1763, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Francis Self, soldier, till properly discharged, in 1754 in a regt. raised for the defense of this state. Caroline Co., Feb., 1780.

James Floyd, Sergt. in 2d Va. Regt. of Regulars, commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, in 1758, and served till same was disbanded. King and Queen Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Benj. Isebell, soldier in Va. Batt. of Regulars, commanded by Wm, Peachey, Esq., in 1759, until disbanded. King and Queen Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Benj. Clements, served in last war between Great Britain and France as a private in Capt. Wm. Temple’s Co. of 1st Va. Regt., and served till end of the war. Charlotte Co., Feb., 1780.

Francis Roberts, private in Capt. Jno. McNeal’s Co. 1st Va. Regt. in last war between Great Britain and France, and served to end thereof. Charlotte Co. , Feb, 7, 1780.

Jno. Adams, private in Capt. Thos. Woodford’s Co. 1st Va. Regt. in last war between Great Britain and France. Charlotte Co., Feb. 7, 1780.

John Perrin, Sergt. in Capt. Jno. McNeal’s 1st Va. Regt. in last war between Great Britain and France. Charlotte Co., Feb. 7, 1780.

Richd. Martin, private in Capt. Mordecai Buckner’s Co. 1st Va. Regt., in last war between Great Britain and France. Charlotte Co., Feb. 7, 1780.

Isam Crow, Sergt. in 2d Va. Regt. of Regulars, commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, in 1758, until disbanded. Middlesex Co., Feb. 28, 1780.

Reuben Vass, Lieut, in a Regt. of Regulars, commanded by Wm. Byrd. Esq. , in the late war between Great Britain and France.

Thomas Farah, soldier in the Va. Regt. commanded by Adam Stephen, until disbanded. King William Co., Feb. 16, 1780.

Benj. Wheeler, soldier in 2d Va. Regt. of Regulars, commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, in the year 1758, until disbanded. King and Queen Co., Feb. 11, 1780.

Wm. Phillips, soldier in 2d Va. Regt. of Regulars, commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd in 1760. King and Queen Co., Feb. 14, 1790.

Wm. Jones, soldier in Batt. of Regulars, commanded by Col. Wm. Peachey, in 1759, an< * continued in same till disbanded. King and Queen Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

James Walden, soldier in 2d Va. Regt. of Regulars, commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, in 1760, and continued in same till disbanded. King and Queen Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Geo. Coleman, soldier in 2d Va. Regt. of Regulars, commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, in 1760, and continued in same till disbanded. King and Queen Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Henry Finch, entitled to 200 acres of land agreeable to the King’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, April 22, 1774. Dunmore.

James Gunn, 3,000 acres of land agreeable to his Majesty’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, Dec. 17, 1773. Dunmore.

Chas. Jenkins, soldier in Capt. Saml. Overton’s Co. of Rangers in 1755, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Miles Kenty or Canty, soldier in Capt. Thos. Fleming’s Co. of Regulars, in 1758, until legally discharged; also Sergt. in Capt. John Posey’s Co. of Regulars, in 1760. Said Miles being since dead and Anthony Kenty, heir-at-law. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Honble. Wm. Byrd, Esq., entitled, as Col. of the Va. Regt., to 5,000 acres of land agreeable to the King’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, Nov. 5, 1773. Dunmore.

John Lamb, soldier in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1758. Orange Co., Feb. 24, 1780.

Richd. Lamb, soldier in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1758. Orange Co., Feb. 24, 1780.

Wm. Cave, soldier in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1759. Orange ‘Co., Feb. 24, 1780.

Wm. Hall, private, and Chas. Travis, drummer, served in King’s service for the defense of this state till properly discharged. Richmond Court, Feb., 1780.

Griffing Johnson, served in a corps for the defense of Va., and commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, and was properly discharged in 1758; and he again served in a corps raised for the same purpose, and commanded by said Byrd, in 1 760, and continued in same as a soldier until said regiment was disbanded. Essex Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Richd. Fouracres, soldier in 1st Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Geo. Washington, and continued in same till disbanded. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Richard Matthews, soldier in Capt. Christopher Hudson’s Co. of Regulars, in 1758, till legally discharged; and also corporal in Capt. Meredith’s Co. of Regulars, in 1760, until legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Wm. Smither, Sr., soldier, till properly discharged, in 1760 in a regt. raised for the immediate defense of the state. Caroline Co., Feb. 10, 1780.

George Turner, soldier in 1st Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Geo. Washington, and continued in same till regt. was disbanded. Caroline Co., Feb. 10, 1780.

Larkin Chew, Ensign 2d Va. Regt., raised in 1758, under command of Col. Byrd, and continued therein till said regt. was disbanded; also Lieut, in 1st Va. Regt., at that time under command of Col. Byrd, and remained therein till said regt. was disbanded; afterwards said Chew entered the regt. commanded by Col. Adam Stephen, and served therein as Lieut, till said regt. was disbanded. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Wm. Daingerfield, Capt. 1st Va. Regt. in 1758, under command of Col. Washington, and continued therein till it was disbanded; and afterwards in a regt. commanded by Adam Stephen in the same capacity of Capt. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Christopher Gist, deed., Captain of Rangers in 1756 for the defense of the frontiers, and served until said company was discharged in 175- (7?). Nathaniel Gist, heir-at-law.

Nathl. Gist, Lieut, in Capt. Christopher Gist’s Co. of Rangers in 1756, and served till the company was reduced in 1757; and also as a Capt. in Col. Geo. Washington’s regt., called the 1st Va. Regt., raised in 1756 and disbanded in 1762, and that he continued in the regt. until disbanded; also as a Capt. in the regt. commanded by Col. Adam Stephen, raised in 1762, and continued as Capt. until that was disbanded. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Jno. Bradford, Corp. in 2d Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd. Certificate from Capt. Saml. Meredith. King William Co., Feb. 16, 1780.

Jno. Brown, soldier in 2d Va. Regt. of Regulars, commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, in 1758, till same was disbanded. King and Queen Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Thos. Davis, Sergt. in 2d Va. Regt., Col. Wm. Byrd commanding, in 1756, and continued till disbanded. King and Queen Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Chas. Turner, soldier in 2d Va. Regt. of Regulars, Col. Wm. Byrd commanding, in 1758, till disbanded. King and Queen Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Wm. Barlow, soldier in 2d Va. Regt. of Regulars, Col. Wm. Byrd commanding, in 1758, till disbanded. King and Queen Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Jno. Harvey, soldier in 2d Va. Regt. of Regulars, Col. Wm. Byrd commanding, in 1758, till disbanded. King and Queen Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Thomas and William Cooper, both of whom served in the Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd in the war between Great Britain and France, upwards of 20 years ago, till same was disbanded. James Cooper, heir-at-law to his two brothers. Essex Co., Feb. 25, 1780.

John O’Neal, soldier in Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Wm. Peachey, till regiment was disbanded. Certificate signed by Jno. Hickman, Gent. King William Co., Feb., 1780.

Edmond Foster, soldier in Capt. Saml. Overton’s Co. of Rangers in 1756 until legally discharged. By cert, under hand of Capt. Saml. Meredith, it appears that said Foster was soldier in Col. By rd’s regiment in 1758. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Wm. Wousley (Moseley ?), soldier in Capt. Gunn’s Co. of Regulars in 1758, till legally discharged, also soldier in Capt. Meredith’s Co. of Rangers in 1759, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

David Stewart, deceased, principal commissary on Col. Andrew Lewis’ Expedition against the Indians in 1758. John Stewart, son and heir. Greenbrier Co., Feb., 1780.

Geo. Underwood, entitled to 200 acres of land for services in last war agreeable to Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, April 16, 1774. Dunmore.

Matthew Roberts, a free negro, who served as a soldier in 1st Va. Regt., is entitled to 50 acres of land by His Majesty’s Proc. of 1763. Dec. 16, 1773. Dunmore.

Wm. Foster, soldier in Capt. Saml. Overton’s Co. of Rangers in 1755, till legally discharged. Said Foster also was a soldier in said Overton’s Co. of Rangers in 1756, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Thomas Mourning, soldier in Va. Batt. under command Wm. Byrd, Esq., in 1758, till legally discharged. Hanover Co., Mar. 2, 1780.

Benj. Oliver, soldier till properly discharged in 1758, in a regiment raised for immediate defense, etc. Caroline Co., Feb. 10, 1780.

Eustace Howard, soldier in 2nd Va. Reg. of Regulars, commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd in 1758, till legally discharged. Middlesex Co., Feb. 28, 1780.

Jno. McKendree, Sergt. 2nd Va. Regt. of Regulars, commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, till legally discharged. King and Queen Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Wm. Halliard, soldier in 2nd Va. Regt. of Regulars, commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd in 1758, till legally discharged. King and Queen Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Wm. Byrd, Col. 2nd Va. Regt. of Regulars till same was disbanded in 1758; also Col. in the Va. Regt. in 1759, 1760, 1761 and part of 1762. Certf. from the Hustings Court of Williamsburg. February 9, 1780. Presented by Mary Byrd, Executrix of the last will and testament of the Honble. Wm. Byrd, deceased.

Jno. Smith, deceased, Lieut, in Capt. Jno. Smith’s Co. of Rangers, 1756, raised in this state, and was killed at Fort Vause when attacked by the enemy, French and Indians, in that year. Abraham Smith, brother and heir-at-law of John Smith, deceased. Rockingham Co., Nov. 23, 1779.

Thos. Standley, Corpl. in 2nd Va. Regt. commanded by Wm. Byrd, till same was disbanded. Certf. from Saml. Meredith, Gent.

Stephen Smith, soldier in 2nd Va. Regt. commanded by Wm. Byrd, till same was disbanded. King William Co., Feb. 16, 1780.

Benj. Harris, deceased, soldier in Capt. Christopher Hudson’s Co. of Rangers in 1758, until legally discharged. Fredk. Harris, guardian to Overton Harris, heir-at-law to said Benj. Harris. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Chas. Barrett, Sergt. in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Co. of Vol. Rangers in 1763, until legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Robt. Goodwin, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Vol. Company of Rangers in 1763, until legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

James Bullock, Ensign in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Co. of Vol. soldiers in 1763, until said company was discharged. Hanover Co., Mar. 2, 1780.

Philip Cosby, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Co. of Vol. Rangers in 1763. Said Cosby is since dead and David Cosby is heir-at-law. Louisa Co. , Feb. 14, 1780.

James Ward, deceased, Lieut, in Capt. McClannehan’s Co. under command of Col. Bouquet on an expedition against the Indians in 1764. Wm. Ward, son and heir of said deceased. Williamsburg, Mar. 6, 1780.

Solomon Carpenter, deceased, soldier in Capt. Dickerson’s Co of Rangers for protection and defense of the frontiers of Va. in 1758-59. Thos. Carpenter heir-at-law. Botetourt Court, Feb., 1780.

Ezekiel Johnson, soldier in Capt. Dickerson’s Co. of Rangers on frontiers of the Colony, 1757-58 and 1759. Botetourt Co., Feb., 1780.

Richard Evans, soldier 1763 in war between Great Britain and France, until properly discharged. Essex Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Augustine Ramsey, soldier in war between Great Britain and France, upwards of 20 years ago, until properly discharged. Essex Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

John Sallard (Tallard?), of Richmond Co., subaltern officer in 1759, 1760 and 1761 in regiments commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd and others, until properly discharged. Richmond Co., Mar. 6, 1780.

John Horn, deed. , non-commissioned officer under Col. Mercer in the late war in 1758, in which service said Horn died. John Avis, legal representative. Culpeper Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Colby Chew, Lieut, in Va. Regt. in 1758 under Col. Washington, and was wounded by the Indians by which he was drowned in the waters of the Ohio. Benj. Johnston, in behalf of Joseph Chew, legal representative of Colby Chew.

Mordecai Buckner, Capt. in Col. Adam Stephen’s Regt. raised in 1758 by this state, till properly discharged. Culpeper Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Neil McCauley, soldier in 1758 in Capt. John Field’s company in Col. Wm. Byrd’s regiment, till properly discharged. Culpeper Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

James Black, soldier in 1758 under Gen. Braddock, and served until discharged. Culpeper Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Edward Jones, Corpl., and Wm. Jones, soldier, under Col. Geo. Washington in 1758, both of whom died in the service of this state. Culpeper Co. , Feb. 21, 1780.

John Summers, Sergt. in 2nd Va. Regt. under command of Col. Wm. Byrd. Williamsburg, May 7, 1774. Dunmore.

Chas. Scott, Esq., private, Corpl., Sergt., Ensign ist Va. Regt. raised in Va. before the Proclamation of the King in 1763. General Court held in Town of Richmond, Mar. 2, 1780.

Edwd. Foley, soldier in 1760, ist Va. Regt. raised for immediate defense, etc., until properly discharged. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Benjamin Temple, Lieut, in Va. Batt. of Regulars, commanded by Col. Wm. Peachey in 1759, until properly discharged. Hanover Co., Mar. 2, 1780.

Holt Richeson, Lieut, in Va. Batt. of Regulars, commanded by Wm. Peachey, Esqr., in 1759, until properly discharged. Hanover Co., Mar. 2, 1780.

James Riddle, non-commissioned officer in Capt. Hogg’s Co. of Rangers in 1758. Orange Co., Feb. 24, 1780.

Anthony Hughes, soldier in Capt. Stubb’s Co., under command of Col. Byrd, in French war in 1760, until legally discharged. Fluvanna Co., Feb. 3, 1780.

Capt. John Smith, entitled as Capt. of the new levies, to 3,000 acres agreeable to King’s Proc. of 1763. Dec. 16, 1773. Dunmore.

James May, soldier in Col. Washington’s Regt. from 1756-1762 till properly discharged. Frederick Co., Mar. 9, 1780.

David Kennedy, quartermaster to a troop of light horse in the service of the Colony of Va., commanded by Capt. Robert Stewart, and served therein until troop was reduced. Appointed in year 1755. In year 1756 was appointed Deputy Commissary under Dr. Thos. Walker to the troops serving on the Va. frontiers, and served about 2 years. In 1758 was appointed Quartermaster to the Va. regiment commanded by Col. Washington, and likewise appointed Ensign in the said regiment in which capacities he served until the regiment was reduced. When a regiment was raised in 1762, under command of Col. Adam Stephen, he was appointed Lieut., under which commission he likewise acted as Quartermaster until the regiment was reduced. Frederick Co. Court, Feb., 1780.

Reuben Vass, Lieut, until properly discharged, in the campaign of 1758, also campaign of 1762, in different regiments raised for the defense of this state. Caroline Co. Court, Mar., 1780.

Thos. Hutcherson, soldier till properly discharged in the campaign of 1760 in different regiments raised for the defense of the state. Caroline Co., Mar., 1780.

Jno. Johnson, soldier in 1758 in a regiment raised for the immediate defense of the state, till properly discharged. Caroline Co.

James Taylor, Ensign in Capt. Hogg’s Co. of Rangers in 1758. Caroline Co., Mar. 9, 1780.

Richd. Johnston, Gent., Lieut, in the campaigns of 1758, also in the campaign of 1759, in different regiments raised for immediate defense of this state.

Tho9. Morris, soldier till properly discharged in 1759 in a regiment for the immediate defense of this state. Orange Co., Feby., 1780.

Freeman Lewelling, John Gaulding, Chas. Howall and James Foster, severally privates in late war between Great Britain and France, under command of Col. Wm. Byrd, and continued in service during their enlistments. Prince Edward Co., Feby. Court, 1780.

Edwd. Penix, deceased, soldier under command of the late Hon. Wm. Byrd, Esqr., until he was discharged, and on his return the said Penix died. Jeremiah Penix, heir-at-law. Prince Edward Co., Feby. Court, 1780.

Nathan Gibson, soldier in Capt. Christian’s Co. of Rangers in 1760 till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Nov. 18, 1779.

James Melton, soldier in Capt. Overton’s Co. of Rangers in 1756 till legally discharged; also soldier in Capt. Posey’s Co. in year 1758 till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Oct. 11, 1779.

Wm. Melton, soldier in Capt. Christian’s Co. of Rangers; soldier in Capt. Overton’s Co. of Rangers in 1756; soldier in Capt. Hudson’s Co. in 1758, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Oct. 11, 1779.

Ansolem Clarkson, soldier in Capt. Overton’s Co. of Rangers in 1755 till legally discharged; served twice as a Sergeant in said company in 1756 till properly discharged. Louisa Co., Oct. n, 1779.

Wm. Ahorn, soldier in Capt. Overton’s Co. of Rangers in 1756 till discharged. Louisa Co., Nov. 8, 1779.

Anthony Thompson, soldier in Capt. Jos. Fox’s Co. of Rangers in 1756 till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Dumas Lane, soldier in Capt. Christian’s Co. of Rangers in 1760 till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Oct. 11, 1779.

Jno. Shepperson, soldier in Capt. Overton’s Co. of Rangers in 1756 till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Oct. 11, 1779.

Thos. Buford, deceased, Sergt. under Gen. Braddock in 1754, and was discharged. Sergt. again under Braddock in 1755. Lieut, under Col. Washington in 1756; Lieut, under Col. Byrd in 1758; Lieut, in another regiment under Col. Byrd in 1759.

James Buford, Gent., guardian of John Buford and executor of Thos. Buford, deceased, aforesaid. Bedford Co., Feby. Court, 1780.

Joseph Ray, Cadet in the Va. Regt., marched up to Fort Ligeneve where he was appointed by Genl. Stanwix as Supt. of a company of Artificers and received Captain’s pay, and continued in same station during the campaign of

1759, and until the army retired to winter quarters. Augusta Co., Nov. 17, 1779.

Miles Kenty, deed., soldier in Capt. Thos. Fleming’s Co. of Regulars in 1758 till legally discharged. Anthony Kenty, heir-at-law.

Miles Kenty, deceased, Sergt. in Capt. Jno. Posey’s Co. of Regulars in 1760 till legally discharged. Anthony Kenty, heir-at-law. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Gen. Geo. Weedon, Capt. Lieut. 1st Va. Regt., also served in Col. Adam Stephen’s Regt. from time it was raised till it was discharged, with rank of Capt. Spotsylvania Co., Feb. 17, 1780.

Jacob Sharp, entitled to 50 acres of land, agreeable to the King’s Proc. of 1763. March 29, 1774. Dunmore.

Thos. Poo, entitled to 50 acres of land , agreeable to the King’s Proc. of 1763. May 29, 1774 Dunmore.

Wm. Oglesby, soldier in Col. Byrd’s Va. Regt. and thereby entitled to 50 acres of land under Proc. of 1763. Dec. 14, 1773. Dunmore.

Wm. Flanders, soldier in Va. Regt. under command of Col. Wm. Byrd, and is entitled to 50 acres of land under Proc. of 1763. Dec. 14, 1773. Dunmore.

Thos. Craddock, entitled to 200 acres of land as a fifer under King’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, June 2, 1774. Dunmore.

Bartlet Ford, entitled to 50 acres of land as a soldier in the late war, agreeable to King’s Proclamation of 1763. Williamsburg, June 2, 1774. Dunmore.

Moses Parrish, entitled to 50 acres of land under King’s Proc, 1763, as a soldier in last war. Williamsburg, May 17, 1774.

Wm. Blunkall, entitled to 200 acres of land as a Corpl. in the last war agreeable to King’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, May 12, 1774. Dunmore.

Stephen Atkins, entitled to 50 acres of land as a soldier in late war, agreeable to King’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, June 2, 1774. Dunmore.

Chas. Jordan, entitled to 200 acres of land as a Sergt. in the late war, agreeable to King’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, June 2, 1774. Dunmore.

Joseph Stephens, deed., Major and Engineer in 1758 in a Regt. raised for the immediate defense of this state. Richard Stevens, son and heir-at-law of said Jos. Stephens.

Jno. Reeves, deed., soldier in Capt. Blagg’s Company, Col. Adam Stephen’s Regt. five years, and was discharged by virtue of an Act of Assembly for that purpose. Saml. Howard, son-in-law to said John Reeves. Buckingham Co., Feb. 14, 17S0.

Jno. Baker Turner, Christopher Fielding and Patrick Ritchie served as soldiers in the 1st Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Washington. Jos. Grimsley and John Brumley, soldiers in 2nd Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Byrd. Culpeper Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Wm. Poulter enlisted as a soldier under Alexr. Waugh in 1759, an( ^ served in Col. Byrd’s Regt., on the frontiers of Va. Culpeper Co., Dec. 20, 1779.

Hancock Eustace, Esqr., entitled to 3,000 acres of land agreeable to the King’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, Dec. 30, 1773. Dunmore.

Wm. Peachey, Gent., served as Lieut.-Col. Commanding, of the Frontier Battl. in 1759 till same was properly discharged. Richmond Co., Mar. 6, 1780.

Wm. Peachey, Gent. , Capt. in regiment commanded by Col. Geo. Washington in 1755, 1756 and 1757, and continued in same till it was reduced. Richmond Co., March 6, 1780.

Jno. Hughes, soldier in the Va. Regt. and is entitled to 50 acres of land under the King’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, April 15, 1774. Dunmore.

Thos. Sanders, soldier in the 2nd Va. Regt. under command of Capt. Jno. Lightfoot in the last French and Indian war. New Kent Co., Mar. 9, 1780.

W. Bowles, soldier in the 2d Va. Regt., Col. Wm. Byrd commanding.

Certf . by Saml. Meredith, Gent. , who served as a Capt. in the late war between Great Britain and France. Chas. Tyler, heir-at-law. Henrico Co., Feb., 1780.

James Moss, is entitled to 50 acres of land as a soldier in the late war, agreeable to the King’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, April 20, 1774. Dunmore.

James Mercer, Esqr. , makes oath that two of his brothers, Geo. Mercer and John Fenton Mercer, were in the service of the State in 1754. Geo. Mercer as Captain and John Fenton Mercer, Ensign, in a Va. Regt. raised for the defense of the frontiers of this state commanded by Col. Joshua Fry, and continued in said service till said regiment was reduced. That in the year 1755 in the expedition against Fort Duquesne the said George commanded an independent company and the said John Fenton was appointed a Lieutenant of Horse, commanded by Capt. Robert Stewart, in which service they continued till that corps was discharged. That in the old Va. Regt. commanded by Col. George Washington, the said George and John Fenton Mercer commanded companies and continued therein till the said John Fenton was killed by the enemy, and the said George was promoted to the rank of Lieut-Col. in the 2nd Va. Regt. commanded by Hon. Wm. Byrd, until the same was reduced. The said George is heir-at-law to the said John Fenton Mercer. At Genl. Crt. held in Richmond Town, Va., March 22, 1780. James Mercer, Atto. for Geo. Mercer.

Chas. Dick, Esq., commissioned and acted as a commissary of provisions and horses for the Va. troops sometime in the year 1754, and continued therein until army was provided for by contract which superseded his appointment. He was also commissioned and acted in like department for the British troops in this State on the expedition against Ft. Duquesne, and so served until his appointment was superseded by occasion of the army’s being supplied by contract. Genl. Crt., Richmond, Va., March 22, 1780.

James Mercer, Esqr., deed., was an inhabitant of this State before 1745 and left same as an officer of a company raised here, on the expedition against Carthagena and returned here in 1755 as a captain in the 18th Regt. of Foot, commanded by Col. Dunbar on an expedition against Fort Duquesne. That he acted in the same regiment till his death, which happened in North America some time in the year 1758 or 1759, when he was a Major. That at the time of his death John Mercer of Stafford Co. became his heir, as his only brother who died in the year 1768, and by his will and under his title John Francis Mercer, an infant, then and still an inhabitant of this State, is entitled to the land under the King’s Proc. of 1763. Genl. Crt., Richmond, Va., March 22 1780.

Mordecai Buckner, Gent., Capt. till properly discharged, in a Regt. raised for immediate defense of this state under command of Col. Stephen in 1762. Essex.

Mordecai Buckner, Gent. Quartermaster, till properly discharged, in 1755, i n the forces raised for immediate defense of this state, whereof Adam Stephen, Gent., was eldest Capt. Essex.

Wm. Madison, deed., Corpl. in Va. Regt. under my command. Signed. March 31, 1774. W. Byrd. Thos. Arbuthnott, heir, of Essex Co., March 20, 1780.

Jno. Stadler, Lieut, in Penna, Regt. under command of Col. Armstrong, entitled under King’s Proc. of 1763. Jan. 8, 1774. Dunmore.

Jno. Johnson, soldier in Capt. Peter Hogg’s Co. of Rangers in 1758, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., March 31, 1780.

Col. Zachary Lewis, Lieut, in 1756 till legally discharged, ” as recruiting officer enlisted 30 men and passed them at the general rendezvous at Winchester in 1758, but did not get a commission of a Captain although he had an unconditional promise for the same by the late Pres. Blair. ‘ ‘ Louisa Co. , March 13, 1780.

Francis Barnes, soldier in 1758 under Gen. Forbes. Culpeper Co. , Jan. 17, 1780.

Thos. Murphy, soldier in 1758 under Gen. Forbes. Culpeper Co., Jan. 17, 1780.

Danl. McCarty, deed. , soldier in Va. Regt. under my command, and that Sarah Raines, wife of Giles Raines, is sister and heiress-at-law of said Daniel McCarty. May 6, 1774. W. Byrd. Said McCarty served in 2nd Va. Regt. in Capt. Jno. Roote’s Co. New Kent Co., March 2, 1780. Proved by Giles Raines.

Thos. Hutcheson, soldier till properly discharged in 1758 and 1760 in a regiment raised for immediate defense of the state. Caroline Co.

Nathan Holloway, soldier till properly discharged in 1762 in a regiment raised for immediate defense of the state. Caroline Co., March Crt., 1780.

Wm. McCormick, Lieut, in a Co. of Rangers in the Va. service in Col. Henry Bouquet’s campaign. Yohogania Co., Feb., 1780.

Isaac Cox, Ensign, in a corps of Rangers raised in Va. and in actual service in Col. Henry Bouquet’s campaign in 1763. Yohogania Co., Oct., 1779.

George McCarmick, Ensign in a Co. of Rangers in Va. service in Col. Henry Bouquet’s campaign in 1763. Yohogania Co., Feb., 1780.

Jacob Morris, Sergt. in the service of Va. is entitled to 200 acres of land under the King’s Proc. of 1763. .Feb. 14, 1774. Dunmore.

Samuel Burton, private in the regiment commanded by the late Hon. Wm. Byrd, Esq. , in the late war between Gt. Britain and France. Prince Edward Co., March, 1780.

Jonathan Smith, Lieut, in the Regular service in the late war between Gt. Britain and France, in the Regt. commanded by the late Hon. Wm. Byrd, Esq. Prince Edward Co., March, 1780.

Robt. Ray burn, entitled to 100 acres of land agreeable to King’s Proc. of 1763. March 29, 1774. Dunmore.

Thos. Hitchcock, soldier in 1763 in a regiment raised for immediate defense of this state, commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd. Essex Co., Feb., 1780.

Newman Boulware, deed., soldier in 1760 in a regiment raised for the immediate defense of this state. Margt., Jennitt and Elizabeth Boulware, co-heirs of said Newman Boulware. Caroline Co. , March, 1780.

Wm. Rennolds, soldier till properly discharged in 1758 in a regiment raised for immediate defense, etc. Caroline Co., March Crt., 1780.

Thos. Thorp, Corpl. till properly discharged in 1760 in a regiment raised for immediate defense, etc. Caroline Co., March, 1780.

Saml. Taylor, soldier in 1758 in a regiment raised for immediate defense, etc. Caroline Co., March, 1780.

Jno. Carter, soldier in 1758 in a regiment raised for immediate defense, etc. Caroline Co., March, 1780.

Lemuel Barret, entitled to 3,000 acres of land agreeable to Proc. of 1763. March 30, 1774. Dunmore.

Zaccheus Cosby, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Co. of Vol. Rangers in 1763, and continued in same till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Wm. Edwards, soldier in Capt. Walter Stewart’s Co. of Regulars in 1758, till legally discharged. Louisa Co., March 13, 1780.

James Cowper, enlisted under Richd. Johnson of Caroline as a soldier in 1760; served till legally discharged under Capt. Chas. Scott in his Co. of Regulars. Louisa Co. , March 13, 1780.

James Garrett, entitled to 200 acres of land as a Sergt. in the late war agreeable to Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, April 25, 1774. Dunmore.

Jno. Lawson, entitled to 2,000 acres of land under Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, Dec. 30, 1773. Dunmore.

Robt. Hughes, soldier in Va. Regt. and is entitled to 50 acres of land under Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, April 15, 1774. Dunmore.

In winter of 1774, Lord Dunmore then governor of Va. granted a warrant for 2,000 acres of land located in Augusta Co., unto Lieut. Alex. McDonnald, which in March, 1774, said McDonnald sold unto Jno. Cary and Jno. Swan. (No date.)

Thos. Price, Esq., Capt. in Penna. Regt. under command of Col. Mercer, is entitled to 3,000 acres agreeable to Proc. of 1763. February 28, 1774. Dunmore.

Wm. Thomson entitled to 3,000 acres of land under Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, April 2, 1774. Dunmore.

Robert Breckenridge, Gentl. , deed. , commanded a company of soldiers that was incorporated with a detachment of the 1st Va. Regt. in 1756; served in the expedition commanded by Col. Andrew Lewis against the Shawnees that year, till the company was disbanded. Alex. Breckenridge heir-at-law to said Robert. Botetourt Crt., Dec, 1779.

John Heland, enlisted as a soldier in 1756 in the old Va. Regt. and served therein 4 years, and was discharged for infirmities as appears from his discharge from Col. Wm. Byrd, who then commanded the regiment. Frederick Co., March 18, 1780.

James Keeling, Corpl. in the Va. Regt. of regulars, commanded by Col. Washington, raised for the last war and continued therein till sd. regt. was disbanded in 1762. Frederick Co., Mar. 8, 1780.

Adam Stephen, Esqr. in 1754 appointed eldest Captain in corps raised and commanded by Col. Fry; upon death of Col. Fry he was promoted to rank of Major or Lieut. Col. in said corps and served therein during the period for which the said corps was raised. He was appointed paymaster to the troops raised in winter of 1754 and spring of 1755, an ^ acted as such until superseded by the appointment of Mr. Byrd in April. Under command of Genl. Braddock he acted as Capt. Commandant and eldest officer at that time in Virginia service upon the said Braddock’s expedition. When Col. Washington resumed the command of the Va. Regt. he was appointed Lieut. Col. thereof and served in that capacity under said Washington and afterwards under Col. Byrd until the regiment was reduced in spring of 1762. That he commanded the Va. Regt. raised in the year 1762. Frederick Co., Mar. 8, 1780.

Gabriel Throckmorton, appointed in 1758 Lieut, in a regiment commanded by Col. Byrd and served in that capacity until the same was disbanded. In 1759 he was appointed a Capt. in a Battl. raised for the defense of the frontiers, commanded by Col. Wm. Peachey, and served therein till same was disbanded in 1760. Frederick Co., Mar. 8, 1780.

Saml. Sparks, soldier in 1754 in the Battle of the Meadows and afterwards enlisted in the old Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Washington, and continued therein till same was disbanded. Frederick Co., Mar. 9, 1780.

Jno. Creagh, entitled to 200 acres of land as a Sergt. in late war under Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, May 14, 1774. Dunmore.

Jno. Poasdell, Sergt. in 1st Va. Regt. until same was disbanded. Stafford Co., Feb., 1780.

Richd. Griffin and John Osbourn, boch soldiers in Capt. Robt. Mumford’s Co.; James Owen, Thos. Chamberlyne and Stephen Mallett, in Capt. Gunn’s Co.; and Saml. Bentley in Capt. Saml. Meredith’s Co., belonging to Col. Wm. Byrd’s regiment, and that they all served to close of the war. Mecklenburg Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Jno. Farrar, Sergt. in Capt. James Walker’s Co., in the last war in Col. Byrd’s Regt. and served until legally discharged. Mecklenburg Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

Thos. Matthews, soldier in Capt. James Gunn’s Co.; Wm. Watts, soldier in Capt. Jno. Smith’s Co.; all belonging to the Regt. commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd; Wm. Avery served as soldier in Capt. Jno. McNeil’s Co., 1st Va. Regt. They were all soldiers in last war between Gt. Britain and France, and served to close of the war. Mecklenburg Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

Dabney Carr, deed., soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Co. Vol. Rangers in 1763 till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Michael Reasoner, entitled to 50 acres of land agreeable to Proc. of the King in 1763. Williamsburg, Feb. 14, 1774. Dunmore.

Thos. Lewis entitled to 200 acres of land under Proc. of 1763. May 22, 1774. Dunmore.

John Bridge entitled to 50 acres of land agreeable to Proc. of 1763. May 22, 1774. Dunmore.

Jno. Hall, Sergt. in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Co. of Rangers in 1763 till legally discharged. Sd. Jno. Hall is since dead and Wm. Lipscomb is Guard, to Bliz. and Sarah Hall, co-heirs said John Hall. Louisa Co., Mar, 13, 1780.

Richard Phillips, soldier in Capt. Joseph Fox’s Co. of Rangers in 1755, until legally discharged. Louisa Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

Jno. Freeman, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Co. of Rangers in 1763 till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

John Wheelor, soldier in 1758 till his death. Moses Wheelor heir-at-law to sd. John. Louisa Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

Thos. Bibb, 1st Lieut, in Capt. Jos. Fox’s Co. of Vol. Rangers in 1755 till legally discharged. Said Bibb is dead and Richard Phillips is his executor. Louisa Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

Wm. Wheelor, soldier in 1758 till his death and Moses Wheelor is his heir-at-law. Louisa Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

By the oath of Capt. Joseph Fox it appears that Capt. William Phillips enlisted and served in his Co. of Rangers in the year 1755 till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

Joseph Hopkins, Jnr., Sergt. in Capt. James Gunn’s Co. of Regulars in 1759 till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

Chas. Hester, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Co. of Vol. Rangers in 1763 till legally discharged. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Capt. Wm. Hughes enlisted and served part of his time as a Sergt. in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Co, of Vol. Rangers in 1763; one of Capt. Phillip’s Lieuts. being killed, the said Hughes did duty as Ensign till legally discharged, receiving pay of an Knsign. Louisa Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

John Hill entitled to 200 acres of land as Sergt. in the late war agreeable to the King’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, May 17, 1774. Dunmore.

John Clark served as Sergt. in 1st Va. Regt. and is entitled to 200 acres of land agreeable to the King’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, May 22, 1774. Dunmore.

John Dickinson Littlepage, entitled to 2,000 acres of land “for his servis as ensign in ye Va. servis,” agreeable to King’s Proc. of 1763. Jan. 31, 1774. Dunmore.

Daniel Tilman, Sergt. in Capt. Flemming’s Co. under command of Wm. Peachey, Col. of the Frontier Battl. in 1758; until legally discharged. Fluvanna Co., Apr. 6, 1780.

George Ehrmantrout, soldier in Capt. Hogg’s Co. of Rangers and continued in the service until discharged in 1758. Rockingham Co., Apr. 24, 1780.

Danl. Grubb, soldier in Capt. Hogg’s Co. of Rangers, and continued in the service until the said company was discharged in 1758. Rockingham Co., Apr. 24, 1780.

Abraham Moone, soldier in Capt. Bullett’s Co. of Regulars in last war, till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

John Hooker, soldier in old Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Geo. Washington (enlisted when same was raised), also appointed non-commissioned officer in said company in which capacity he served until it was disbanded. Frederick Co., Apr. 4, 1780.

Stephen Blankenship, soldier in 1st Va. Regt. of Regulars, raised during the late war between Gt. Britain and France and continued in said Regt.

until he was taken prisoner by the enemy, with whom he continued till the end of the war. Genl. Crt. held in town of Richmond, Mar. 2, 1780.

Wm, Jenkins, soldier in the old Va. Regt. in late war, wherein he served during the whole war. Frederick Co., May 2, 1780.

Wm. Banton enlisted in 1760 in Col. Byrd’s Regt. of Regulars raised during the late war between Gt. Britain and France till legally discharged. Chesterfield Co., Apr. 7, 1780.

Smith Williamson, soldier in regular service in Col. Byrd’s Regt. entitled to 50 acres of land. Rockbridge Co., Sept., 1779.

David Graham, deceased, soldier in Capt. Wm. Preston’s Co. of Rangers in late war between Gt. Britain and France in 1758. John Graham guardian to Joseph Graham. Augusta Co., Mar. 21, 1780.

Jeremiah Blewford, soldier in regiment commanded by Col. William Byrd in the last Indian war in America. King George Co., Apr. Court, 1780.

Linn Banks, soldier in 1759; Sergt. in 1760 in Va. troops under command of Col. Wm. Byrd in late war. Amherst Co., Feb., 1780.

John Wiley, soldier in the regular additional troops to the Va. Regt. during the Cherokee expedition in 1760, commanded by Col. Byrd; about six months, till legally discharged. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

John Dastforan, deed., soldier in 1758 and 1759 in a company of Rangers under Robert Rutherford’s command, until same was reduced. Berkeley, Court, March, 1780.

Edward Luce, Sergt. in Capt. Robert. Rutherford’s Co. of Rangers until same was reduced. Berkeley, Mar., 1780.

Jonathan Seaman, Corpl. in 1758 and 1759 in a company of Rangers under command of Capt. Robert Rutherford, till same was reduced. Berkeley Co., March, 1780.

Thos. Bright, soldier in 1758, in Capt. Robert Rutherford’s Co. of Rangers till same was reduced. Berkeley Co., Mar,, 1780.

Alex. Lemon, soldier in 1758 and 1759, in Capt. Robert Rutherford’s Co. of Rangers till same was reduced. Berkeley Co., March, 1780.

Joseph Hedge, soldier in 1758 and 1759 in Capt. Robt. Rutherford’s Co. of Rangers till it was reduced. Berkeley Co., March, 1780.

James Shirley, soldier in 1758 and 1759, in Capt. Robt. Rutherford’s Co. of Rangers till it was reduced. ‘ Berkeley Co., Mar. Crt., 1780.

Jacob Rush, soldier in 1758 and 1759, in Capt. Rutherford’s Co. of Rangers until it was reduced. Berkeley Co., Mar., 1780.

Walter Shirley, soldier in 1758 and 1759, in Capt. Robt. Rutherford’s Co. of Rangers, till same was reduced. Berkeley Co., Mar., 1780.

John Rouse, Sergt. in 1758 and 1759, in Capt. Robt. Rutherford’s Co. of Rangers, until same was reduced. Berkeley Co., Mar., 1780.

Richard Bowen, soldier in 1758 and 1759 in Capt. Robt. Rutherford’s Co. of Rangers, until it was reduced. Berkeley Co., Mar., 1780.

Thos. Edmondson, entitled to 200 acres of land under Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, Apr. 18, 1774. Dunmore.

Wm. Easley, soldier in last French and Indian war, eight months under Col. Wm. Peachey in 1759. Buckingham Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Joseph Shores Price, soldier in last French and Indian war under Col. Washington in 1758, one year. Buckingham Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

John Easley, Sergt. in last French and Indian war; 8 months under Col. Peachey in 1759. Buckingham Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Peter Roy, soldier in Col. Wm. Peachey’s Va. Regt., 8 months in 1759. Buckingham Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Edmund Peters, Sergt. in Col. Byrd’s Regt. under Capt. Thos. Fleming, 8 months in 1758. Buckingham Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

Wm. Northcut, soldier in last French and Indian war; 8 months under Col. Byrd. Buckingham Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

Thos. Godfrey, soldier in last French and Indian war under Capt. Scott in 1760. Buckingham Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

Benj. Goss, in last French and Indian war under Col. Byrd, 4 months in 1761. Buckingham Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

Asaph Walker, soldier 6 months in last French and Indian war under Col. Byrd. Buckingham Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

Saml. Connor, served in the old Va. Regt. in last war as a soldier. Botetourt Co., Apr., 1780.

Jno. Edwards, soldier in Capt. Mercer’s Co. of Regulars, 1st Va. Regt. in last war. Botetourt Co., Apr., 1780.

John Tygert, soldier in old Va. Regt. in last war. Botetourt Co. , Apr. , 1780.

George Speake, subaltern in the Va. Regt. entitled to 2000 acres of land agreeable to King’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, Apr. 21, 1774. Dunmore.

James Alcorn, soldier in Capt. Wm. Preston’s Co. of Rangers raised under Act of Assembly in 1759. Montgomery Co., Apr., 1780.

Moses McCann, soldier about 6 months in the additionals to the 1st Va. Regt. during Cherokee expedition in 1760. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

Philip Watkins, soldier in Capt. John Montgomery’s Co. of Vols, incorporated with part of the Va. Regt. in 1756 under Major Lewis, to the end of the expedition. Montgomery Co., Apr., 1780.

Robert Campbell, soldier in Capt. Wm. Christian’s Co. of Regulars under command of Col. Byrd till end of campaign. Also soldier in Capt. Blagg’s Co. of Regulars in Col. Stephen’s Va. Regt. at Fredericksburg in 1762 till same was disbanded. Montgomery Co., Apr., 1780.

Mordecai Buckner, entitled to 3,000 acres of land agreeable to King’s Proc. of 1763. Dec. 16, . Dunmore.

John Williams, soldier in 1st Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd in last war. James City Co., Nov. 8, 1779.

James Rion, Jacob Huts, Thos. Ealey and Chas. Suter, soldiers under command of Col. Byrd in last war. (Signed) Abrm. Buford, Col., Petersburg, Oct. 25, 1779. Proved by James Buford in James City Co., Nov. 8, 1779.

Simon Gillet, regular soldier in last war, entitled to land under King’s Proc. of 1763. Oct. 26, 1779.

David Poe, regular soldier in last war, entitled to land under King’s Proc. of 1763. Oct. 26, 1779.

Jno. Buford, Sergt. in Capt. John Field’s Co. Col. Byrd’s Regt. (Signed) Thos. Ridley, Major; Petersburg. Oct. 26, 1779. John Buford, heir-at-law of John. Proved by James Buford in James City Co., Nov. 8, 1779.

Henry Bolton, soldier in one of the Va. Regts. in 1758; in Capt. Hancock Eustace’s Co. Genl. Crt, Williamsburg, Oct. 21, 1779.

Thos. Poe, soldier in 1st Va. Regt, in last war under command of Col. Wm. Byrd. James City Co., Nov. 8, 1779.

Wm. Hughes produced commission from Fras. Fauquier, Esq., formerly Gov. of Va., dated June 8, 1762, appointing him Adjutant of Col. Adam Stephen’s Regt., and another commission from said Fauquier dated May 22, same year, appointing him Lieut, in said Regt. Genl. Crt., Williamsburg, Oct. 22, 1779.

Wm. Kelley, entitled to land under King’s Proc. of 1763 as a soldier. Oct. 22, 1779.

Robt. Johnson, deed., Surgeon, 1st Va. Regt. in last war under command of Col. Wm. Byrd. Died in Frederick Co. Will dated Oct. 6, 1763; Prob. Nov. 1, 1763. Robert Johnson, Jr., heir. Wm. Hughes, executor. James City Co., Nov. 8, 1779.

Alex. Sayer, officer in a company incorporated with a detachment of the Va. Regt. under Maj. Andrew Lewis on two different expeditions in said Colony. Robt. Sayer, son and heir. Montgomery Co., Aug., 1779.

Nimrod Newman, Fifer in the old Va. Regt. under command of Col. Byrd Bedford Co., Sept., 1779.

George Rushea, soldier under Col. Byrd in 1760. Bedford Co., Sept. 1779.

Wm. Shepperson, soldier in late war between Great Britain and France. Henrico Co., Nov., 1779.

Thos. Druggers, soldier among the new levies under the command of Col. Byrd in 1760. Bedford Co., July, 1779.

John Conner, soldier in the old Va. Regt. under Col. Washington in 1755; John Adams and Abiel Mead, soldiers under Col. Byrd in 1760. Bedford Co., Aug. 1779.

Jeremiah Pierce, entitled to 2,000 acres of land under Proc. of 1763. Montgomery Co., Oct., 1779.

Abiel Mead, soldier under Col. Byrd in 1760. Bedford Co., Aug., 1779.

Martin Nalle served in an Independent Corps under Major John Field in 1764 in an expedition under Col. Bouquet against the Shawnee Indians. Culpeper Co., Oct. 18, 1779.

Turner Richardson, Sergt. in the late war. Williamsburg, Apr. 5, 1774. Dunmore.

Matthew Anderson, Sergt. under Col. John Hickman in the war between Great Britain and France in 1759. Hanover Co., Oct. 7, 1779.

James Harris, soldier in 2d Va. Regt. in war between Great Britain and France in 1758. Hanover Co., 1779.

Major Genl. Charle9 Lee, Lieut, in the British service in America in 1755. Lieut, and Capt. of 44th Regt. from 1st campaign in 1755 to total reduction of Canada in 1760; afterwards promoted to rank of Major in 103rd Regt. to close of the war. Frederick Co., Nov. 2, 1779.

James Parish, soldier in one of the Va. Regts. raised during the late war between Gt. Britain and France. Genl. Crt., Oct. 19, 1779.

Ambrose Powell, Captain, signed a discharge August, 1756.

Finley McCoy, entitled to 200 acres of land agreeable to the King’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, Feb. 5, 1774. Dunmore.

James Phillips, entitled to 200 acres of land under Proc. of 1763. Feb. 5, 1774. Dunmore.

John Furnace, soldier in Capt. Hogg’s Co. of Rangers in 1758. John Furnace, son of John. Orange Co., Oct. 28, 1779.

David Thompson, soldier in Col. Wm. Byrd’s Regt. in 1758. Orange Co., Aug. 26, 1779.

Isaac Crosthwait, served full enlistment in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1758, Orange Co., Oct. 28, 1779.

Wm. Vaughan, Sergt. in Capt. Hogg’s Co. of Rangers in 1758. Orange Co., Oct. 28, 1779.

Capt. Jos. Fox, commission appointing him Capt. by Robert Dinwiddie, Esqr. He raised a company and defended the frontiers in the late French and Indian war, until he was discharged. Louisa Co., Oct. 11, 1779.

Thos. Lemen, Lieut, in Capt. Wm. Cox’s Co. of Rangers in campaigns of 1756 and 1757. Certificate from Adam Stephen, a Col. of one of the Va. Regts. of Regulars. Genl. Crt., Williamsburg, Oct. 3, 1779.

Samuel Thomas, entitled to 200 acres of land as a Corporal in the late war, agreeable to Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, May 13, 1774. Dunmore.

Matthew Rowbottom, deceased, soldier in Col. Adam Stephen’s Regiment, Capt. Thos. Bullett’s Co., in late war between Great Britain and France. General Court, Oct. 29, 1779.

William Armstrong, Corporal in Co. of Rangers under Capt. Peter Hogg, late war between Great Britain and France. General Court, Oct. 28, 1779.

John Lea, soldier in Capt. Christian’s Co. of Rangers in 1760 in last war, until legally discharged. Louisa Co., Oct. 11, 1779.

Thomas Swearengen, entitled to 2,000 acres of land agreeable to Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, Feb. 5, 1774. Dunmore.

John Rosser, entitled to 200 acres of land agreeable to Proc. of 1763. Feb. 5, 1774. Dunmore.

John Chism, soldier in 1758 under Capt. John Field in Genl. Forbes’ expedition on the frontiers against the French and Indians. Culpeper Co. , Oct. 18, 1779.

Henry Nixon, soldier in 1758 under Capt. John Field, in Genl. Forbes’ expedition on the frontiers against the French and Indians. Culpeper Co., Oct. 18, 1779.

Philip Ross, Lieut, of an Independent Co. in Col. Bouquet’s expedition against the Shawnee Indians in 1764. General Court, Oct. 26, 1779.

Charles Lewis, deceased, Captain 1st Va. Regt. during the last war. On oath of Gen. George Weedon. Joseph Jones, Bsqr., guardian of John and Charles Lewis, sons of said Charles Lewis, deceased. Spotsylvania Co., Oct. 21, 1779.

Moses Collier, soldier in regular service in Col. Byrd’s regiment. Rockbridge Co., Aug. 15, 1779.

James Johnson, Sergt. in Capt. Jno. Roote’s Co. of Regulars, which company was part of one of the Va. Regts. in 1758. General Court, Oct. 21, 1779.

Jesse May, soldier in one of the Va. Regts. raised during the late war between Great Britain and France. Certificate from Thos. Bullett, a Capt. in that regiment. General Court, Oct. 19, 1779.

Wm. Stewart Packett, Sergt. in one of the Va. Regts. raised during the late war between Great Britain and France. Certificate from Thos. Bullett, a Capt. in one of the said regiments. General Court, Oct. 19, 1779.

Charles Tomkies (Tompkins ?) served in 2d Va, Regt. of Regulars, late war between Great Britain and France, as either a Lieut, or Ensign. Certf. from Wm. Peachey, Esqr., a field officer in said regiment. General Court, Oct. 19, 1779.

James Mills, soldier in one of the Va. Regts. during the late war between Great Britain and France. Certificate from Thos. Bullett, a Capt. in one of the said Va. Regts. General Court, Oct. 19, 1779.

Joseph Annet, soldier in one of the Va. Regts. during the late war between Great Britain and France. Certificate from Thos. Bullett, a Capt. in one of the said regiments. General Court, Oct. 19, 1779.

James Jones.entitled to 2,000 acres of land agreeable to King’s Proc. of 1763. (No date. Dunmore’s signature torn off).

Larkin Chew, Lieut, in Col. Byrd’s Va. Regt., entitled to 2,000 acres of land agreeable to King’s Proc. of 1763. Jan. 27, 1774.

Henry Bowles enlisted in Col. Byrd’s Regt. of Regulars, raised during the late war between Great Britain and France, and served till legally discharged. Chesterfield Co., May 5, 1780.

John Rudd enlisted in Col. Byrd’s Regt. of Regulars raised during the late war between Great Britain and France, and served until legally discharged. Chesterfield Co., May 5, 1780.

Benj. Gipson enlisted in Col. Byrd’s Regt. of Regulars raised during the late war between Great Britain and France, and served until legally discharged. Chesterfield Co., May, 1780.

Wm. Blankinship enlisted in Col. Byrd’s Va. Regt. of Regulars raised during the late war between Great Britain and France, and served until legally discharged. Chesterfield Co., April 7, 1780.

Haly Talbott, Sergt. in 1760 in Col. Byrd’s Regt. of Regulars, and served until legally discharged. Chesterfield Co., April 7, 1780.

James Taylor, soldier under Capt. Chas. Scott, who was under command of Col. Wm. Byrd in the expedition against the Indians in 1760, and served until legally discharged. Pittsylvania Co., Mar. 21, 1780.

Wm. Ragsdale, soldier in Capt. John McNeill’s Co., under command of Col. Andrew Lewis, in expedition against the Indians in 1760. Served 5 years. Pittsylvania Co., May 16, 1780.

Drury Hudgens, soldier in 1760, and Served 6 months in Capt. Charles Scott’s Co., Byrd’s Regt. Cumberland Co., Mar. 27, 1780.

James Turner, Sergt. in 1758 in 2nd Va. Regiment, commanded by Capt. Hudson, in the late war between Great Britain and France. Goochland Co. , Feb. 21, 1780. (Ed. Note). This should be evidently “in company commanded by Capt. Hudson,” as Wm. Byrd was commander of 2nd Va. Regt.

Peter Wiley, soldier in Capt. John Dickerson’s Co. of Rangers for about 9 months, in the first war. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

James Acres, soldier in the 1st Va. Regt. of Foot, commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd in 1758 and 1759, for 6 months; as soon as the six months were up he entered the regiment commanded by Col. Adam Stephen and served as a soldier in same. King and Queen Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

Joseph Newman, soldier in one of the Va. Regts. under command of Genl. Braddock, until properly discharged. Amherst Co., April, 1780.

James Wells, soldier in one of the Va. Regts. in 1760, and served to end of that campaign under command of Col. Wm. Byrd. Amherst Co., Mar., 1780.

James Thompson, soldier in one of the Va. Regts. in 1758, and served under command of Genl. Forbes to end of that campaign. Amherst Co. , March, 1780.

James Bridgetts, soldier in 1st Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, in late war between Great Britain and France. Augusta Co., Mar. 21, 1780.

John Burton, soldier in 1st Va. Regt, Col. Wm. Byrd commanding, in late war between Great Britain and France. Augusta Co., Mar. 21, 1780.

Wm. Thompson, soldier in the Va. Regts. in 1757, and served to end of the war under the then Col. Washington. Amherst Co., Mar., 1780.

Joseph Willis, soldier in Capt. Dickinson’s Co. of Rangers in 1758. Kentucky Co., Feb. 1, 1780.

Wm. Maxwell, Sergt. 35th Regt. in America. Rockbridge Co., May, 1780. (It appears from a discharge to said Maxwell, that his company had served for fifteen years. Henry Fletcher, Lt. Col. 35th Regt. Quebec, Oct. 6, 1757).

John Riley, soldier in the old Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Byrd. Rockbridge Co., May, 1780.

Richard Pouston, entitled to 50 acres of land under Proc. of 1763. Oct. 11, 1774. Dunmore.

Robert Rutherford made oath in 1778, that in 1758 and 1759, Wm. Darke (now a prisoner at New York) served as a Corpl. in a company of Rangers under his command until the same was reduced. Berkeley Co., Mar., 1780.

Robert Buckles, Jr. , soldier in company of Rangers commanded by Capt. Robt. Rutherford in 1758, till same was reduced. Berkeley Co., Mar., 1780.

Jervice Sherly, in 1758 or 1759, soldier in a company of Rangers commanded by Capt. Robt. Rutherford, until same was reduced. Berkeley Co., March, 1780.

Geo. Hicks, Sergt. 1755-1761, in a regiment raised for the immediate defense of the state. Caroline Co., Mar., 1780.

Matthew Abbott, Sergt. in Va. Battl. of Regulars, commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd in 1758, until same was discharged. Hanover Co., April 6, 1780.

John Treadway, private in Capt. Nathl. Gist’s company of Va. Regt. in last war between Great Britain and France. Charlotte Co., Mar. 6, 1780.

Benj. Cage, private in Capt. Richard Doggett’s company of Va. Regt., in last war between Great Britain and France. Charlotte Co., Mar. 6, 1780.

John Ormsby, Esq., commissary in the service of Great Britain in 1758, 1759 and 1760. Yohogania Co., Feb., 1780.

Jeremiah Edwards, soldier in 1st Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, in the late war between Great Britain and France, Augusta Co., Mar. 21, 1780.

Wm. Stewart, soldier in Capt. Wm. Preston’s company of Rangers in the late war between Great Britain and France in 1758. Augusta Co., Mar. 21, 1780.

Robert Hall, soldier in Capt. Wm. Preston’s company of Rangers in the late war between Great Britain and France in 1758. Augusta Co., March 21, 1780.

Joseph Beeler, commander of a company in the last war. Ohio Co. , Mar. 7, 1780.

Col. John Buchanan, deceased, Capt. of a company of enlisted men on the frontiers of Augusta from April, 1758, to May, 1759, under immediate command of the then Gov. of Va. James Buchanan, heir-at-law to said Col. B.

Col. James Robertson, subaltern officer in a company of enlisted men before Oct., 1763, under different Captains until whole troops in that quarter were disbanded by order of the Gov. of Va., who had given the command thereof to Col. Andrew Lewis. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

Wm. Anderson, soldier in Capt. Wm. Preston’s company of Rangers from 1758 until May 4, 1759, when the company was disbanded by order of the Govt. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

John Madison, Capt. of a company of Volunteers by order of the executive power of Va. , for the time being on an expedition of which Col. Thomas Nash was chosen to command against the Shawnee Indians in the year 1757. Continued in said service four months when the whole corps composed of several companies of volunteers was disbanded, as the expedition was at an end for which the troops were raised. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

David Sayers, Sergt. in Capt. Alexr. Sayers’ company stationed on the frontiers in 1758. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

James Board, soldier under command of Col. Byrd in 1761 and 1762. Bedford Co., Mar. 27, 1780.

Archibald Johnson, soldier under Lieut. Benja. Temple in a regular corps raised in Va. in 1759, and also under Capt. John Stears in 1760, which service was against the Indians. Halifax Co., Mar. 16, 1780.

Wm. Griffin, private in Capt. Robert Mumford’s company, 1st Va. Regt., in last war between Great Britain and France. Charlotte Co., Mar. 6, 1780.

Roger Cock Bailey, corporal in Capt. James Gunn’s company of the Va. Regt. in last war between Great Britain and France. Charlotte Co., Mar. 6, 1780.

David Hutcherson, private in Capt. Posey’s company of the Va. Regt in the late war between Great Britain and France. Charlotte Co., Mar., 1780.

John Young, private in Capt. James Gunn’ company of 1st Va. Regt. last war between Great Britain and France. Charlotte Co., Mar. 6, 1780.

Humphrey Whayne, Sergt. in a corps raised for defense of Va. in 1755. William Whayne, soldier in the said regiment, both of whom died in the service. Tabitha Whayne made oath that John Whayne is heir-at-law to the said Humphrey and William. King and Queen Co. Court, April .

Blisha White, Lieut, in Capt. Joseph Fox’s company of Rangers in 1755. Louisa Co., Mar. 13, 1780.

Haynes Morgan, Gent., produced discharge from the 80th British Regt. commanded by Montague Wilmott, Esqr., signed by James Grant, Bsqr., Capt. commandant, part of which said regiment was raised in this state in 1758, at which time said Haynes Morgan enlisted, and he was Sergt. Major to said regiment and served 7 years, which said regiment was reduced at New York, 1764. Pittsylvania Co., April 18, 1780.

John Mays, Corporal in the old Va. Regt, in the late war between Great Britain and France. Goochland Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Moses Barker, non-commissioned officer in the Va. Regt. under my command, entitled to 200 acres under King’s Proc. of 1763. March 12, 1774. (Signed) G. Washington.

James Durham, soldier in 1758 and served 6 months under Capt. Robert Rutherford in Byrd’s Regt. Cumberland Co., Mar. 27, 1780.

Job Hilliard, soldier in late war, entitled to 50 acres agreeable to Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, Mar. 3, 1774. Dunmore.

James Colvin, Ensign in a company of Rangers in 1764 in the Va. service in Col. Henry Bouquet’s campaign, till legally discharged. Yohogania Co. Court, Feb., 1780.

Joseph Beelor, commanded a company of Rangers in the last war, raised in Va., and was stationed at Fort Cumberland for the defense of the frontier, and continued in said service till said company was recalled and disbanded. Ohio Co., March, 1780.

Isaac McDonald, soldier under Major John McNeill in Col. Adam Stephen’s regiment in 1762. Henry Co., March 25, 1780.

Wm. Edlington, entitled to 50 acres of land agreeable to Proc. of ^63. March 26, 1774. Dunmore.

David Harfield, non-commissioned officer in late war, entitled to 200 acres of land agreeable to Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, April 28, 1774. Dunmore.

Jessy Hamblett, entitled to 50 acres of land as a soldier in late war, agreeable to Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, April 20, 1774. Dunmore.

John Lambeth, Sergt. in last war, entitled to 200 acres of land agreeable to Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, April 28, 1774. Dunmore.

Henry Townsend, entitled to 50 acres of land agreeable to Proc. of 1763. June 2, 1774. Dunmore.

Jesse Martin, Ensign in the Va. Regiment in 1758. Ohio Co., March, 1780.

James Ryan, deceased, soldier, till properly discharged in 1758, in a regiment raised for immediate defense of the state, under Col. Adam Stephen. Caroline Co., March 9, 1780.

Christopher Baltimore, soldier in Capt. Fleming’s company under command of Colo. Wm. Peachey in 1758. Fluvanna Co., April 6, 1780.

Benj. Faris, Corporal in Capt. Thomas Flemming’s company under command of Colo. Wm. Peachey in 1758. Fluvanna Co., April 6, 1780.

John Marr (or Man) in one of the Va. regiments in last war, died in service. Danl. Man (or Marr) heir-at-law to said John. Fauquier Co., March 27, 1780.

Wm. Smith, now living in Fauquier Co., was a soldier and served 5 or 6

campaigns in 1st Va. Regiment and was wounded near in defense of that

fort in Oct., 1758. During great part of that time he acted as Sergt. Given under my hand this 2d day of Feb., 1780. (Signed) Adam Stephen, at that time Lt. Col. of the Va. Regiment.

Robert Smith of Prince William Co., enlisted in the 1st Va. Regiment with Lieut. Wright, and that he served in my company as a soldier some considerable time and was afterwards discharged. Given under my hand this 2d day of Feb., 1780. (Signed) Adam Stephen, at that time Lt. Col. of the regiment.

Sam. Daniel, soldier in 1758, till properly discharged, in a regiment raised for the immediate defense of this state. Caroline Co., April, 1780.

Francis Riley, deceased, soldier in Capt. Preston’s company of Rangers last war on the frontiers of this colony, till properly discharged. James Rowland, Admr. Botetourt Co., Dec, 1780.

John Pryor, soldier in Capt. Preston’s company of Rangers in 1756, 1757 and 1758, till properly discharged. Botetourt Co., April, 1780.

John Taylor, soldier in Capt. Dickinson’s company of Rangers on the frontier of Va. last war. Botetourt Co., April, 1780.

James Johnson, soldier in Capt. Throgmorton’s company of Regulars last war, till properly discharged. Botetourt Co., April, 1780.

Jno. Reaburne, soldier in Capt. Hogg’s company of Rangers last war, till his company was discharged in 1759. Botetourt Co., April, 1780.

James Barnett, Sergt. in Capt. Christian’s company of Regulars raised in Va. last war on the Cherokee expedition under command of Col. Byrd, until properly discharged in 1760. Botetourt Co. , April, 1780.

Richard Ellis, soldier under Capt. Saml. Meredith in 1758, in Col. Wm. Byrd’s regiment, till properly discharged. Richard Ellis, who is so infirm as not to be able to attend Court; Bartlett Ellis made oath to the above. Hanover Co., April 6, 1780.

Ambrose Powell, Gent., Staff officer in defense of this state in 1755, until legally discharged. Orange Co., April 27, 1780.

Wm. Russell, Sergt. under Capt. James Gunn, under command of Col. Wm. Byrd, in the expedition against the Indians in 1760. Pittsylvania Co., March 21, 1780.

Joseph Terry, Sergt. under Capt. Wm. Phillips, who was under the command of Col. Andrew Lewis, in the expedition against the Indians in 1763. Pittsylvania Co. , March 21, 1780.

Wm, Terry, soldier under Capt. Joseph Fox, who was under the command of Col. Andrew Lewis, in the expedition against the Indians in 1755. Pittsylvania Co., March 21, 1780.

Wm. Robinson, Lieut, in a company of enlisted men, from July, 1763, to the March following, on the frontiers of Augusta, under command of Capt. Alexr. Sayers, when the company was disbanded by order of Col. Andrew Lewis, who then had command of the troops stationed in Augusta. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

Col. David Robinson, Lieut, in company of enlisted men under Capt. Alexr. Sayers, from July, 1763, to month of March following, when the company was disbanded by order of Col. Andrew Lewis, who then had command of the troops stationed in Augusta. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

Francis Smith, Lieut, in a company of enlisted men on the frontier of Augusta Co., from July, 1763, to Dec, 1764, under several captains, and served till troops disbanded. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

James Dunlop, deceased, Capt. of a company of Rangers raised by Act of Assembly, from June 8, 1757, to Dec. following, being stationed on the frontier by order of the governor of Va. , under whose command he was, and he was killed by the savages in 1758, when in the service of his country. James Brown, Adam Gutherie, and George Armstrong, joint-heirs of said James Dunlop, deceased. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

Thos. Mason, Drummer in the Va. Bat., under command of Wm. Byrd, Esqr., in 1750. Hanover Co., April 6, 1780.

John Crockett, Sergt. in Capt. John Montgomery’s company of Volunteers, on the Shawnee expedition in 1756, incorporated with part of the Va. Regt. commanded by Maj. Lewis, continued in said service during the expedition. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

John Montgomery, Capt., commanded a company of Volunteers, incorporated with part of the Va. Regt. on the Shawnee expedition, under command of Maj. Lewis, continued therein during said expedition. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

Archibald Buchanan, Sergt. in Capt. Wm. Preston’s company of Rangers, about 10 months in 1756 and 1757, until legally discharged. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

Wm. Carvin, soldier in Capt. John Montgomery’s company of Volunteers, incorporated with part of the Va. Regt. in 1756, under Maj. Lewis, and continued therein until end of the expedition. He (Carvin) also served as Sergt. in Capt. Wm. Christian’s company, stationed on the frontiers, from July, 1763, to March, 1764, when he was legally discharged. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

Wm. Sayers, Ensign in a company of men stationed on the frontiers, commanded by Capt. John Buchanan from April, 1758, to May, 1759. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

John Alsup, soldier, was in the Va. Regt. about three years and was legally discharged when Col. Adam Stephen commanded. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

James Adams, soldier in Capt. John Smith’s company of Regulars, additional troops on the Cherokee expedition in 1760, continued till end of campaign. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

John Alcorn, soldier in the regular additional troops to the 1st Va. Regt., during the Cherokee expedition, 1760, commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, being about six months, and also in Capt. John Smith’s company. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

Wm. Tinsley, soldier in Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Byrd, till legally discharged. King William Co., Feb. 16, 1780.

James McCollister, Lieut, in the Penna. Regt. in 1763, in which capacity he served during the late French war. Frederick Co., March, 1780.

Saml. Watts, soldier in 1st Va. Regt., under Capt. Thos. Bullitt, in last war. Halifax Co., April 21, 1780.

Henry Francis, Sergt. 1st Va. Regt., under different commanders, and continued in said service about six and one-half years, at which time he was legally discharged by Col. Adam Stephen. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

Robt. Stanton, soldier, 2 years in 1st Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Byrd. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

John Maxey, soldier in last French and Indian war, and continued a soldier till legally discharged by Col., now Gen. Washington, in 1756. Powhatan Co., April 20, 1780.

Joseph Montgomery, soldier in Capt. John Montgomery’s company of Volunteers, incorporated in part of the Va. Regt. on the Shawnee expedition in 1756, commanded by Major Lewis, till legally discharged. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

John Hays, soldier in 1st Va. Regt. about two years, when Col. Stephen commanded it, till legally discharged. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

Edwd. Cochran, soldier upwards of three years in 1st Va. Regt., under different commanders. Montgomery Co. , May, 1780.

Thos. Barker, soldier for nearly seven years under different commanders. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

John Francis, deceased, soldier in 1st Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Washington, and continued in said service about three years, at which time he was killed by the Indians. Henry Francis, eldest brother and heir of said John Francis, deceased. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

Wm. Francis, deceased, soldier for three years in the 1st Batt. of Royal Americans, in which service he died. Henry Francis, eldest brother and heir of said Wm. Francis, deceased. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

Joseph McClung, Sergt., under command of Col. Byrd, against the Cherokee Indians in 1760. Greenbrier Co., March 21, 1780.

John Reyley, soldier in one of the old Va. Regts. under command of Maj. Andrew Lewis. Greenbrier Co. , April 19, 1780.

Wm. Scott, Drummer in 1st Va. Regt. Greenbrier Co., March 21, 1780.

James Shaw, soldier in Capt. Peter Hogg’s company of Rangers in 1757. Greenbrier Co., April 19, 1780.

Thos. McCauley, Corpl. 2d Va. Regt. in late war between Great Britain and France. Albemarle Co., April 13, 1780.

Henry Davis, soldier in 2d Va. Regt. in war between Great Britain and France. Albemarle Co., April 13, 1780.

Benj. Henslie, Lieut, in Va. Batt., in 1760; certificate from Col. Wm. Byrd. Henry Co., Aug., 1779.

John Hern, soldier in the last war between Great Britain and France, in Capt. James Walker’s company, Col. Byrd’s Regt., till legally discharged. Mecklenberg Co., May 8, 1780.

Saml. Miller, soldier in one of the Va. Regts. under command of late Wm. Byrd in last war between Great Britain and France. Amherst Co., Feb. 7, 1780.

Francis Lightfoot, Sergt , in last war between Great Britain and France, Col. Mercer’s company, 2d Va. Regt. Mecklenberg Co., May 8, 1780.

Joseph Lambert, soldier in company commanded by Maj. Stewart, Col. Adam Stephen’s Regt., in late war between Great Britain and France, till properly discharged. Mecklenburg Co., May 8, 1780.

Thos. Foster, soldier in Col. Buchanan’s company, stationed on the frontier in 1758 and 1759, till legally discharged. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

Augustine Broomley, soldier in Capt. Blagg’s company till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., March 9, 1780.

David Fream, soldier in Capt. Christian’s company of Regulars in last war, till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., Dec, 1779.

Robert Hutcheson, Sergt. in Capt. Claiton’s company, Pennsylvania Regulars, last war, at the reduction of Fort Pitt. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

Joshua Cox, soldier in Capt. John Smith’s company of Regulars on the expedition of 1760, under command of Col. Byrd; served to end of campaign. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

Hugh McNeill, Drummer in Capt. Throgmorton’s company in old Va. Regt, till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

Julius Webb, soldier in Capt. Throgmorton’s company of Regulars in old Va. Regt. till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

John Plumb (or Plumbly), soldier in Capt. Christian’s company of Regulars, last war. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

James Cooper, soldier in Capt. Gist’s company of Light Infantry in last war. Botetourt Co. , March, 1780.

William Holley, soldier in Capt. Christopher Gist’s company of Light Infantry in last war, till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

Peter Brannan, served in Capt. Stewart’s company of Regulars in last war, till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

John Bowyer, entitled to 2,000 acres of land, agreeable to proclamation of 1763. Williamsburg, April 20, 1774. Dunmore.

Edmund Bacon, entitled to 200 acres of land as Corporal in last war, agreeable to proclamation of 1763. Williamsburg, May 29, 1774. Dunmore.

John Haynes, soldier in Capt. Throgmorton’s company of Regulars in last war, till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

William Davis, soldier in Capt. Dickinson’s company of Rangers in 1758. Kentucky Co., Feb. 1, 1780.

Thos. Miller, soldier in Capt. Christian’s company of Rangers in 1756, till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

Archibald Lockhart enlisted in the 1st Va. Regt. in 1752. Kentucky Co., Feb. 1, 1780.

James Davis, soldier in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1761. Kentucky Co., Feb. 1, 1780.

Nicholas Branstone, entitled to 200 acres of land for services in last war, agreeable to proclamation of 1763. Williamsburg, Feb. 9, 1774. Dunmore.

Barney Ryley, soldier in 1st Va. Regt., and continued therein until reduction thereof. Kentucky Co., Feb. 1, 1780.

Henry Cremore, entitled to 50 acres of land as a soldier in the last war, agreeable to proclamation of 1763. Williamsburg, April 26, 1774. Dunmore.

Saml. Meredith, Capt. in the Va. Regt. under command of Col. Byrd, entitled to 3,000 acres of land, agreeable to proclamation of 1763. Williamsburg, March 9, 1774. Dunmore.

Wm. Haymand, Sergt. in the old Va. Regt.; certificate from Col. Adam Stephen. Monongalia Co., Nov., 1779.

Robert Mennis, soldier under Capt. Wm. Christian, in Col. Wm. Byrd’s Regt. Rockingham Co., March 28, 1780.

Jacob Pence soldier in Capt. Hogg’s company of Rangers from 1757 until they were discharged at Bedford. Rockingham Co., March 28, 1780.

Thos. Dalley served in a Regt. in which Thos. Elliott was a commissioned officer; certificate from Thos. Elliott, above mentioned. John Dalley, heir-at-law. Essex Co., March 20, 1780.

John Stephenson, soldier in Capt. McClanahan’s Independent company, in Col. Bouquet’s campaign, till legally discharged. Rockingham Co., March, 1780.

David Laird, Corpl. in Capt. Hogg’s company of Rangers in 1757, until it was discharged at Bedford. Rockingham Co., March 28, 1780.

Lieut. Alex. McDonald, entitled to 2,000 acres of land for services in the late war, agreeable to proclamation of 1763. Williamsburg, March 3, 17– . Dunmore.

Hugh Stephenson, entitled to 3,000 acres of land, agreeable to proclamation of 1763. Williamsburg, May 16, 1774. Dunmore.

Dr. James Craik, Lieut, in Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Wm. Byrd, entitled to 2,000 acres of land, agreeable to proclamation of 1763. 5th day of Oct., 1773. Dunmore.

Geo. Teator, soldier in Capt. Gist’s company of Regulars, 1st Va. Regt., last war, till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., Dec, 1779.

Solomon Simpson, Edward Gill, Sr., Christopher Finnie, Christopher Best, and Wm. Cross, soldiers in the 1st. Va. Regt. , last war, under command of Col. Byrd and Col. Stephens. Botetourt Co., Dec, 1779.

William Leather, soldier in Capt. Bullitt’s old Va. Regt., last war. Botetourt Co., Feb., 1780.

Wm. Simpson, deceased, soldier in 1st Va. Regt., under Col. Washington, till he (said Wm. ) departed this life. Solomon Simpson, heir-at-law. Botetourt Co. , Feb. , 1780.

John Collins, soldier in Capt. Christian’s company of Rangers in 1760, on expedition commanded by Col. Byrd, against Cherokee Indians. Botetourt Co., Dec, 1779.

William Ward, Lieut, in Capt. Breckenridge’s company of Rangers, which was incorporated with a detachment of the 1st Va. Regt. in 1760, on expedition commanded by Col. Byrd against the Cherokee Indians. Botetourt Co., Feb., 1780.

John Turnley, soldier in Capt. Christian’s company of Rangers in 1760, on expedition commanded by Col. Byrd against the Cherokee Indians. Botetourt Co., Dec, 1779.

Wm. Gill, deceased, soldier in old Va. Regt, until he departed this life. Edwd. Gill, heir-at-law. Botetourt Co., Feb., 1780.

John Anthony, deceased, Capt. of a company of Rangers in 1759, by particular order of the Governor and under commission from him. John Anthony, heir-at-law. Bedford Co., March, 178o.

John Wright, soldier under Col. Byrd in 1758, and was then discharged. Bedford Co., March, 1780.

Justinian Wills, Sergt.-Maj. under Col. Byrd in 1758. Bedford Co., March, 1780.

David Crews, Corporal in 1760 under Col. Byrd. Bedford Co., March, 1780.

James Noland, soldier under Col. Washington in 1755, and under Col. Byrd in 1762. Bedford Co., March, 1780.

George Rice, staff officer in Bouquet’s expedition to the westward, in the late war between Great Britain and France. Frederick Co., March 8, 1780.

Wm. Hughes, entitled to 2,000 acres of land under King’s Proclamation of 1763, he having served as a Lieut, in the Va. Regt. May 20, 1774. Dunmore.

Alex. Waugh, Jr., Staff Officer for the Va. forces under Col. Byrd in 1758. Culpeper Co., April 17, 1780.

Charles Sims, Gent. , produced in Court a commission from Francis Bernard, Esq., formerly governor of New Jersey, dated March 15, 1759, appointing Wm. Douglas, Maj. of a Regt. in that Province, whereof the Hon. Peter Schuyler was Col. He also produced the affidavit of Rev. David Griffith, taken before Wm. Ramsey, Esqr., a Justice of the Peace for Fairfax Co., that Wm. Douglas, commonly called Major, who formerly resided on Staten Island, did serve as an officer in the corps of the Provincials raised by New Jersey in the late war between Great Britain and France. George Beardmore served as a soldier in campaign with said Douglas in the late war of Great Britain with France. Prince William Co., April 4, 1780.

Michael Counsel, entitled to 50 acres of land, agreeable to the King’s Proclamation of 1763. April 1, 1774. Dunmore.

James McGavock, Capt. of a company of Volunteers on an expedition against the Shawnees, Col. Thos. Nash, commander, in 1757. Continued in said service four months, when whole corps was disbanded. Montgomery Co., April 6, 1780.

Nathan Wheelon, Corporal in 2d Va. Regt. in late war between Great Britain and France. Goochland Co., April 17, 1780.

Sherwood Strong, deceased, soldier in late war between Great Britain and France. Sworn to by John Strong. Goochland Co., Sept. 21, 1779.

James Wilkinson, soldier 2d Va. Regt., late war between Great Britain and France. Goochland Co., Feb. 21, 1780.

Ludwick Shadow, deceased, Sergt. under command of Col. Henry Bouquet, in late war between Great Britain and France. Discharge signed by said Bouquet, Nov. 5, 1762. Augusta Co., March 22, 1780.

Robert Ross, soldier in late war in expedition commanded by Col Bouquet. Augusta Co., March 22, 1780.

Wm. Skillern, Ensign in Capt. Robt. Breckenridge’s company, raised in Augusta Co., by order of Col. Wm. Byrd, to garrison Ft. Chiswell in the absence of the army on the expedition against the Cherokees in 1760, and continued in the same till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., April, 1780.

John Norris, soldier in old Va. Regt., last war, till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., April, 1780.

John Young, soldier in Va. Regt. three years under Col. Byrd, till legally discharged. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

Michael Van Buskirk, Ensign to a Company of Foot in the Maryland Service, commanded by Capt. Alexander Beale. Entitled to 2,000 acres of land, agreeable to the King’s Proclamation of 1763. March 19, 1774, commission from Gov. Sharp, of Md., to said Buskirk, dated May 2, 1756, to be Ensign in a corps raised by Alex. Beale, for the service of Md. Yohogania Co., Dec, 1779.

James Melliory, soldier in the last war in Capt. Posey’s Regular Co., till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

Israel Christian, served in 1759 as commissary to the Battl. commanded by Col. Peachey till legally disbanded, and afterwards occasionally for the troops of the 1st Va. Regt. in last war. Botetourt Co., April, 1780.

Peter Looney, deed., Sergt. in Capt. Smith’s Co. of Rangers last war, till he was taken prisoner by the French and Indians in 1756. That he did not return from his captivity for near two years. Peter Looney, heir-at-law. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

John Tatham, Sergt. in Capt. Stewart’s Co. of Regulars, raised in Va. for the 1st Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Byrd, till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., April, 1780.

James Doreus, soldier in Capt. Woodward’s Co. of Regulars, last war, till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

Charles Ellison, Corpl. in Capt. Roote’s Co. of Regulars last war, till legally discharged, Botetourt Co. , April, .

William Hutcheson, soldier in Capt. Preston’s Co. of Rangers in 1759, till it was legally discharged. Botetourt Co., April, 1780.

Peter Wiley, soldier in Catp. Dickerson’s Co. of Rangers last war, till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., April, 1780.

John Wiley, soldier in Capt. Dickerson’s Co. of Rangers in last war, till legally discharged. Botetourt Co., April, 1780.

John Codare, soldier in Capt. Wm. Preston’s Co. of Rangers, from the fall of 1755 to June, 1756. Israel Christian, representative of said Codare. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

Alexr. Gillespie, soldier in Capt. Chas. Lewis’ Co. of Rangers in the late war in 1758. Augusta Co., March, 21, 1780.

Chas. Smith, Sergt. in Capt. Wm. Preston’s Co. of Rangers in the late war between Great Britain and France. Augusta Co., March 21, 1780.

Saml. Allen, Capt. in Col. Wyser’s Regt. in Penna.; also a Capt. in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1760. Henry Co., April 27, 1780.

Matthew Small, soldier under Capt. Wm. Christian in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1760. Henry Co., March, 24, 1780.

Moses Going, soldier under Capt. James Gunn in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1760. Henry Co., April 27, 1780.

Francis Posey, soldier under Col. Adam Stephen in 1762. Henry Co., April 27, 1780.

Thos. Earles, Sergt. under Capt. Gist in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1760. Henry Co., April 27, 1780.

Wm. Bartee, Sergt. under Capt. John Smith in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1760. Henry Co., March 24, 1780.

John Acuts, Sergt. under Capt. Robt. Munford in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1760.

Henry Austin, entitled to 200 acres of land as Sergt. in the late war, agreeable to Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, April 27, 1774. Dunmore.

John Brown, entitled to 200 acres of land as a Corpl. in the late war, agreeable to Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, April 28, 1774. Dunmore.

John Gunnell, soldier in Capt. Temple’s Co. of Rangers in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1758. Louisa Co., April n, 1780.

David Hudson, soldier in 2d Va. Regt. in the late war between Great Britain and France. Goochland Co., Sept., 1779.

Joseph Bickley, Lieut, in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Co. of Vol. Rangers in 1763. Said Joseph is dead and Joseph Bickley is his heir-at-law. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

John Bethel, soldier in 1st Va. Regt., commanded by Col. Washington, about 6 months. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

David Davies, soldier in Capt. John Montgomery’s Co. of Vols, during the Shawnee expedition in 1756, commanded by Major Lewis. Robt. Montgomery representative of said David Davies. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

Saml. Davies, soldier in Capt. John Montgomery’s Co. of Vols, in the Shawnee expedition in 1756, commanded by Major Lewis. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

John Adams, Sergt. in Capt. John Smith’s Co. of Regulars in the Cherokee expedition in 1760, under Col. Byrd’s command. Montgomery Co. , April, 1780.

Saml. Montgomery, soldier in Capt. Jno. Montgomery’s Co. of Vols, in the Shawnee expedition in 1756, commanded by Major Lewis. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

Alexr. Page, soldier in 1st Va. Regt., about 3 years, under command of Col. Stephen. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

Israel Christian, Capt. of a Co. of Vols. , by order of the executive power of Va., on an expedition of which Col. Thos. Nash was commander against the Shawnees in 1757. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

Wm. Davis, Sergt. in Capt. Wm. Preston’s Co. of Rangers from July, 1755, until June, 1756, and also Sergt. in sd. Preston’s 2d. Co. of Rangers about 9 months, in 1758-9. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

Wm. Montgomery, Sr., soldier in Capt. John Montgomery’s Co. of Vols, incorporated with part of the Va. Regt., under command of Major Lewis, on the Shawnee expedition of 1756. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

James Buchanan, deed., Lieut, in Capt. Alexander’s Co. of Vols, on an expedition against the Shawnees, in 1756, with Col. Thos. Nash commander. Continued in same about 4 months, until whole corps, consisting of several companies of Vols., was disbanded. Montgomery Co., May, 1780.

James Milligan, soldier in Capt. Hogg’s Ranging Co., in 1754 until disbanded. Greenbrier Co., March 21, 1780.

James Lockhart, soldier in Capt. Alexr. Sayer’s Co. of Rangers before 1763, until discharged. Greenbrier Co., March 21, 1780.

Wm. Hamilton, soldier in Capt. John Dickson’s (Dickerson’s?) Co. of Rangers in 1758 and 1759, until same was discharged. Greenbrier Co., March 21, 1780.

Chas. Poor, soldier in the Va. Regt. under Col. Byrd, sometime in year 1759. Westmoreland Co., Feb., 1780.

George Mothershead, soldier in 2d Va. Regt. under Col. Byrd, in 1759. Westmoreland Co., March, 1780.

Wm. Wright, Wm. Provo, Vincent Rollins and Robt. Sherington, soldiers in 2d Va. Regt. in Capt. Hancock Eustace’s Co., of which I was Lieut, during the campaign of 1750. (Signed) Chas. Mynn Thurston, Frederick Co., Oct. II, 1774.

Thos. Shiflett, soldier in 2d Va. Regt. in late war between Great Britain and France. Albemarle Co., April 13, 1780.

Bdwd. Wilkerson, entitled to 200 acres of land as Sergt. in late war, agreeble to Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, April 28, 1774. Dunmore.

Edmond Bacon, entitled to 200 acres of land as Corpl. in last war, according to Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, May 29, 1774. Dunmore.

John Bowyer, entitled to 2,000 acres of land, agreeable to Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, April 20, 1774. Dunmore.

Peter Brannan, served in Capt. Stewart’s Co. of Rangers last war as until properly discharged. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

William Holly, soldier in Capt. Gist’s Co. of Light Infantry last war, till properly discharged. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

Robt. Hutcheson, Sergt. in Capt. Claiton’s Co. of Penna. Regulars last war at the reduction of Fort Pitt. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

David Fream, soldier in Capt. Christian’s Co. of Regulars in last war, till properly discharged. Botetourt Co., Dec, 1779.

Augustine Bromley, soldier in Capt. Blagg’s Regular Co. last war, till properly discharged. Botetourt Co., March 9, 1780.

James Cooper, soldier in Capt. Gist’s Co. of Light Infantry last war, till properly discharged. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

Julius Webb, soldier in Capt. Throgmorton’s Co. of Regulars in last war, till properly discharged. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

Joshua Cox, soldier in Capt. John Smith’s Co. of Regulars in expedition of

1760, under command of Col. Byrd, till end of campaign. Montgomery Co., April, 1780.

Richard Janet, entitled to 200 acres of land, agreeable to Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, Feb. 14, 1774. Dunmore.

Saml. Hamilton, entitled to 200 acres of land for services as Sergt, agreeable to King’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, Jan. 31, 1774. Dunmore.

Patrick Miller, soldier in late war between Great Britain and France in Capt. Wm. Preston’s Co. of Rangers in 1758. Augusta Co., Feb. 15, 1780.

Benj. Row, entitled to 50 acres of land under King’s Proc. of 1763. Jan., 1774. Dunmore.

John Kinkead, soldier in late war in Capt. Wm. Preston’s Co. of Rangers, in 1758. Augusta Co., Feb. 15, 1780.

Wm. Jackson, soldier in late war in Capt. Wm. Preston’s Co. of Rangers, in 1758. Augusta Co., Feb. 15, 1780.

Lofftus Pullen, soldier in late war in Capt. Wm. Preston’s Co. of Rangers, in 1758. Augusta Co., Feb. 15, 1780.

Robert Gwinu, soldier in late war in Capt. Wm. Preston’s Co. of Rangers, in 1758. Augusta Co., Feb. 15, 1780.

John Carlile, soldier in late war in Capt. Wm. Preston’s Co. of Rangers, in 1758. Augusta Co., Jan. 10, 1780.

Wm. Black, soldier in late war in Capt. Wm. Preston’s Co. of Rangers, 1758. Augusta Co., Feb. 15, 1780.

Thos. Hicklin, soldier in late war in Capt. Wm. Preston’s Co. of Rangers, in 1758. Augusta Co., Feb. 15, 1780.

Robt. Graham, deed., soldier in late war in Capt. Wm. Preston’s Co. of Rangers in 1758. Major Andrew Lockridge, guard, of orphans of Robt. Graham, deed. Augusta Co., Feb. 15, 1780.

Thomas Kinkead, soldier in late war in Capt. Lewis’ Co. in the expedition commanded by Col. Bouquet, in 1764. Augusta Co., Feb. 15, 1780.

Wm. Kinkead, soldier in late war in Capt. Lewis’ Co. in the expedition commanded by Col. Bouquet, in 1764. Augusta Co., Feb. 15, 1780.

Stephen Handcock, soldier in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1760. Kentucky Co., Feb. 1, 1780.

Uriah Humphries, soldier in last war in Capt. Posey’s Co. of Regulars, till properly discharged. Botetourt Co., March, 1780.

John Nixon, entitled to 200 acres of land as a Sergt., agreeable to Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, April 16, 1774. Dunmore.

William Brock, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip’s Co. of Rangers, in 1763. Louisa Co., Feb. 14, 1780.

Littleberry Lane, soldier in Col. Byrd’s Regt., in 1758. Orange Co., March 23, 1780.

Henry Shackleford, soldier in Capt. Hogg’s Co. of Rangers, in 1758. Orange Co., Nov. 25, 1779.

Patrick Fisher, Sergt. in Col. Byrd’s Regt. Orange Co., March 23, 1780.

Bartelott Goodman, soldier in Capt. Thos. Bullitt’s Co. of Rangers, in 1762. Louisa Co., Nov. 8, 1779.

John Dalton, soldier in Capt. Thos. Bullitt’s Co. of Rangers, in 1762. Louisa Co., Nov. 8, 1779.

Peter Clarkson, soldier in campaign of 1755 in Capt. Saml. Overton’s Co. of Rangers. Albemarle Co., March, 1780.

Chas. Walls (or Watts), soldier in 1758 in Col. Byrd’s Regt. David Wall (or Watts), heir to said Chas. Orange Co., March 23, 1780.

Chas. Pearcy, soldier in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1759. Orange Co., Feb. 24, 1780.

Jacob Baughman, soldier in 1st Va. Regt. French and Indian Wars. Kentucky Co., Feb. 2, 1780.

Simon Powell, deed., Sergt. in Capt. Hogg’s Co. of Rangers. Elizabeth Jennett Head, wife of James Head, and Sally Riddle, wife of Lewis Riddle, co-heiresses of Simon Powell, deed. Orange Co., Dec. 23, 1779.

Achilles Whitlock, deed., soldier in 1758 in a regt. raised for the immediate defense of the state. John Whitlock, eldest son and heir-at-law to said Achilles. Caroline Co., March, 1780.

James Chick, deed., soldier in 1760 in a regt. raised for immediate defense of the state. John Chick, heir-at-law of the said James. Caroline Co. , Feb., 1780.

Edward Brown, soldier in 1758 in a regt. raised for immediate defense of this state. Caroline Co., Feb., 1780.

John Powell, soldier in 1758 in a regt. raised for immediate defense of this state. Caroline Co., March, 1780.

George Teater, Sergt. in Col. Byrd’s Regt. in 1761. Kentucky Co., Feb. I, 1780.

Wm. Dun, Corpl. in Va. Regt. under command of Col. Byrd. March 8, 1774. Dunmore.

Martin Hewlett, Corpl. in Va. Regt. under command of Col. Byrd. April 4, 1774. Dunmore.

Wm. Murrell, Sergt. in Va. Regt., entitled to 200 acres under King’s Proc. of 1763. Williamsburg, Dec. 16, 1773. Dunmore.

Thos. Mullen, Corpl. in Va. Regt. commanded by Col. Byrd. March 10, 1774. Dunmore.

Alexander Stewart, entitled to 200 acres of land, agreeable to the King’s Proc. of 1763. April 1, 1774. Dunmore.

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