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John Redman - Patriot Ancestor

On 2/15/11, Jean Yost <jean.yost@gmail.com   wrote:
Redman, John
Born in Hampshire County in 1763, he enlisted in 1778 in the 1st Virginia Regiment. He married Sarah Day in 1785 and began recieving his pension in 1823. He died on Oct. 8, 1836.
   Refs: WVAR - see below

 

John Redman was a "Free Negro" taxable on 3 persons and 2 horses in Hardy County in 1810 [Yantis, A Supplement to the 1810 Census of Virginia, H-7]. At the age of sixty years on 11 June 1820, he made a declaration in Hardy County Court on 11 June 1820 to obtain a pension for his services in the Revolution. He stated that he enlisted in Winchester, Virginia. His widow Sarah applied for a survivor's pension on 9 August 1838 stating that her husband died on 8 October 1836. Their son Nimrod was fifty-one years old on 26 May 1849 when he appeared in Hardy County Court stating that he was the son of John and Sarah who died 4 November 1848 [M805-679, frame 0611].

REDMOND, JOHN
Ancestor #: A207046
Service:
VIRGINIA    Rank: PRIVATE
Birth:
(ANTE) 1763
Death:
10-8-1836     HARDY CO VIRGINIA
Pension Number:
S*W5691
Service Source:
S*W5691; NARA, M246, REV WAR ROLL 1775-1783, ROLL #115; HARDY CO WV
COURT BOOK 1821-1827, PP 183-184
Service Description:
1) CAPTS JOHN HUGHES, GUNN, COL LEE
2) 1ST REGT OF LIGHT DRAGOONS, CONTINENTAL LINE
 

 

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