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Thomas McAdory Owen's Revolutionary Soldiers in Alabama

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DALE, ADAM, (1763-1844) when only fourteen volunteered in a company of boys for home defense. He was born in Worcester County, Md, died in Madison County, Alabama.--D.A.R. Lineage Book, Vol. 47, page 58.

 

DAILY, OWEN, aged 76, resided in Monroe County, June 1, 1840. Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 149.

 

DARBY, BENJAMIN, aged 86, and a resident of Clarke County; private, S.C. Militia; enrolled on April 18, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $38.32; sums received to date of publication of list, $95.80.—Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34.

 

DARDEN, GEORGE, aged 71, and a resident of Tuscaloosa County; private, Georgia Militia; enrolled on April 2, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $27.77; sums received to date of publication of list, $83.31.—Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34.

 

DAVIDSON, WILLIAM, (1753-1849) served as a soldier in the Virginia Line during the Revolution. He was born in Virginia; died in Alabama. D.A.R. Lineage Book, vol. 85, page 292.

 

DAVIE, ROBERT. Name appears on Huntsville Monument, erected by Twickenham Town Chapter, D.A.R.

 

DAVIS, ANDREW. Andrew Davis applied for revolutionary pension while living in Bledsoe County. He was born Dec. 21, 1756 in the Waxsaw settlement of South Carolina. He was living there when he enlisted Nov. 1, 1775 under Capt. John Barkley, Col. Richardson and Gen. Sumpter, serving two months. He enlisted again and was in Charleston during the battle of Sullivan's Island but was not in the battle. In 1777 he served under Capt. James Pettigrew, Col. Samuel Jack and Col. William Terrell in a regiment which was called the Minute Troops. He served in 1779 under Capt. Robert Davis. He volunteered in a cavalry company in Lincoln County, N.C., under Capt. Samuel Martin. His papers were lost when his house was burned. He knew Andrew Jackson as a boy. He moved from South Carolina to Iredell County, N.C., during the Revolution and subsequently he moved to Rutherford County, Tenn., to Warren County, Tenn., and to Bledsoe County. He then moved to Benton County, Ala., and applied to have his pension transferred to that county. Armstrong, Some Tennessee Heroes of the Revolution, Vol. 2.

 

DAVIS, BENJAMIN. An officer in the Revolution, who lived in Brunswick County, Va., and came to Alabama in the early days of the State, about the time of its admission into the Union, and settled in Autauga County. Whose son, Benjamin Davis, came to Alabama with his parents, Maj. Benjamin and Tabitha Davis, and also settled in this county. Owen's History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, vol. 3, p. 460.

 

DAVIS, JAMES. Applied for a pension while living in Hamilton County, Tenn., August 28, 1832. He was born in Fauquier County, Va., the date not given but he was seventy-one in 1832, therefore born in 1761. He was living in Wilkes County, N.C., when he enlisted in Capt. John Key's company in which he served three months; he also served five months in Capt. Smith's company, six weeks in Col. Cleveland's regiment and three months in Capt. Gordon's company, Col. Malbury's regiment and was in the Battle of Eutaw Springs. He also served six weeks in Capt. Pendleton Isbell's company. He moved after the Revolution to Greene County, Tenn., then to Campbell and White Counties, Tenn., then to Jackson County, Ala., then to Marion County, Tenn., then to Hamilton County, Tenn., where he died Dec. 9, 1843. He married Mary, her surname not being given, in 1782, when she was sixteen years of age, so born 1766. She survived him and died in Hamilton County, after 1844 when the record states that she was living and before April 19, 1845. They had several children who were then residents of Hamilton County. Note: The graves of James and Mary Davis are in that section of Hamilton County which became Sequatchie County, Tenn.—Armstrong, Some Tennessee Heroes of the Revolution, vol. 1.

 

DAVIS, JOHN, aged 61, and a resident of Mobile County; private, S.C. Continental Line; enrolled on September 29, 1819, under act of Congress of March 18, 1818, payment to date from February 15, 18l6; annual allowance, $96; dropped under act May 1, 1820.—Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34.

 

DAVIS LEWIS COOKSON, aged 78, and a resident of Autauga County; private Virginia State Troops; enrolled on May 1 9, 1834, under act of Congress of June 7, 18.32, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $80.00.--Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Part 3, Vol. xiii, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34.

 

DAVIS, REUBEN. --Revolutionary Pensions--The following is a list of the Revolutionary Soldiers on the rolls of the states of Georgia and Alabama who are regularly receiving their pensions and their age in 1859: Alabama--REUBEN DAVIS, Chambers County, 97 years.-- Mobile Daily Register, August 14, 1859.

 

DAVIS, SAMUEL, aged 78, and a resident of Madison County, private, Virginia Militia; enrolled on January 24,1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance $26.66; sums received to date of publication of list, $66.65.—Revolutionary Pension Roll. in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34. He resided in Madison County, June 1, 1840, aged 85. Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 148.

 

DAVIS, THOMAS, aged 71, and a resident of Madison County; private, S.C. State Troops; enrolled on November 15, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832; payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $30; sums received to date of publication of list, $90.—Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34.

 

DAVIS, WILLIAM, aged 73, and a resident of Greene County; private of Cavalry, N.C. State Troops; enrolled on March 15, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $100; sums received to date of publication of list, $200.—Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34.

 

DAY, WILLIAM, age not given, and a resident of Dallas County; private, S.C. Militia; enrolled on March 8, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $40; sums received to date of publication of list, $120.—Revolutionary Pension Roll, Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34.

 

DEAN, RICHARD, aged 75, and a resident of Madison County; private, S.C. Continental Line; enrolled on January 24, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $80; sums received to date of publication of list, $240.—Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-3-L. He resided in Madison County, June 1, 18-10, aged 81. Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 148.

 

DEANE, JOHN, Sen., aged 75, and a resident of Clarke County; sergeant of Artillery, Virginia Continental Line and State Troops; enrolled on February 6, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $120; sums received to date of publication of list $360.—Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Part 3. Vol. xiii, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34.

 

DeJARNETTE, FRANCES HANNAH (PICKETT), real daughter, daughter of James Pickett, Revolutionary soldier. She was married November 12, 1798, to Mumford DeJarnette. He was born February 10, 1776 and died in Wadesboro, N. C., August 5, 1823. She was buried in the old Robinson Cemetery out from Prattville and the grave was marked by the D.A.R.

 

DEARMAN, THOMAS M., aged 94, resided in Sumter County, June 1, 1840. Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 149.

 

DICKEY, GEORGE served as private and sergeant in South Carolina militia, 1781-82. He was born in South Carolina; died 1817, in Huntsville, Alabama.—D.A.R. Lixeage Book, Vol. 67, page 168.

 

DICKSON, ABNER, age not given; a resident of Franklin County; private, Tennessee Volunteers; enrolled on March 10, 1818, payment to date from May 4, 1815; annual allowance, $96; sums received to date of publication of list, $1.808; April 24, 1816. Transferred from Montgomery County, Tennessee, from March 4, 1827.—Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34.

 

DINSMORE, JAMES, (1760-1837) served as a private in Capt. Maxfield's company, Col. Isaac Shelby's N.C. Regiment. He was born in Ireland; died in Morgan County, Ala.—D.A.R.. Lineage Book, Vol. 99, p. 216.

 

DIXON, JEREMIAH—Born in 1764 in Pitt County, North Carolina. He alleged that he volunteered in 1778; served at various times with the North Carolina Troops under Captains George Falconer Thomas Armstrong, Anthony Sharp, Majors Reading Blount, Thomas Donoho and Colonel Archibald Lytle, also under Colonels William Washington and Lee; was in the Battles of Brier Creek in Georgia and Eutaw Springs and Dorchester in South Carolina; was discharged at Salisbury, North Carolina; served as Private. His alleged service amounted to 18 months.

 

Jeremiah Dixon applied for pension March 25, 1834, but died before the evidence was completed. Pension Certificate No. 33171, !vas issued September 16, 1853 to his surviving heirs; rate $40 per annum; ending July 26, 1835; act of June 7, 1832; Mobile, Alabama Agency.

 

Jeremiah Dixon married August 10, 1785; place not stated, "Elisabeth" Goff. - The date and place of her birth or age and names of her parents were not given.

 

Children: Seth P., born December 8, 1788; Mary, born April 1790; Elizabeth L., born May 26, 1793 and in 1853 was the wife of Dimond; Sophrina, born August 23, 1795; Rufus Wiley, born November 17, 1797; Jerk or Jeremiah, born January 5, 1801; John Boneparte, born May 10, 1804.

 

The surviving children of the veteran and his widow, Elizabeth who were paid the pension to which the veteran was entitled at death were Seth P., Rufus Wiley and Jeremiah Dixon, Elisabeth Dimond and John B. Dixon.

 

During service the veteran was a resident of Pitt County, North Carolina. He lived there until 1815, when he moved to Alabama. In 1834 he was living in Covington County, that state.

 

In 1852 the veteran's son, John Boneparte Dixon, was a resident of Andalusia, Covington County, Alabama.

 

Jeremiah Dixon died July 26, 1853. Elizabeth Dixon, his widow, died June 15, 1840. The place of death of each was not stated; and dates of death of the children who did not survive them were not given.—Comptroller General of U. S., Accounting Office, Washington, D. C.

 

DRAKE, JOHN, aged 91 years. He was a soldier of the Revolution. He removed from Virginia and settled near this place many years ago, where he has ever been known as one of our best citizens, maintaining through his long life the most unimpeachable character. He was a member of the Baptist Church, and was universally esteemed a truly just, pious and good man. He has left a large family connexion to lament his loss. The Fincastle (Va.) Democrat will please copy the above.—Huntsville, The Democrat, March 2, 1839.

 

DRAKE, JOHN, Name appears on Huntsville Monument, created by Twickenham Chapter, D.A.R.

 

DODD, JESSE, aged 77, and a resident of Lawrence County; private, N.C. Continental Line; enrolled on September 6, 1818, under act of Congress of March 18, 1818 payment to date from September 25, 1818; annual allowance, $96; sums received to date of publication of list, $1,l24.72.— Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 51-L 23rd Cong., 1st sess., 1833-34.

 

DOYLE, EDWARD, aged 76, and a resident of Blount County; private, S.C. Militia; enrolled on July 31, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $87.50.—Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Part 3, Vol. xiii, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess. 1833-34.

 

DU BIAS, —Resided in Clarke County with Mathew Allen. Came from Marlow, S.C. Died about 1836. Received Pension when Grove Hill was Clarkesville.—Alabama Military Archives.

 

DUBOUT,--Revolutionary soldier buried in Elijah Pugh Cemetery. See Elijah Pugh.

 

DUNCAN, JOHN, aged 83, resided in Jackson County, June 1, 1840 with Robert Duncan. Census of Pensioners, 1841, p. 148.

 

DUNSMOOR, JAMES, aged 85, and a resident of Morgan County; private, N.C. Militia; enrolled on November 1; 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $20.—Revolutionary Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Cong., 1st sess. 1833-34.


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