Revolutionary War Service for John MCADOO, Jr.:
Service: NORTH CAROLINA – Battle of King’s Mountain
Birth: 2-6-1757 VIRGINIA
Death: 12-26-1830 ANDERSON CO TENNESSEE
Spouse: Martha Grills
Sources: NSDAR Ancestor #A074340
John McAdoo, Jr. was born February 6, 1757 in VA, son of John McAdoo, Sr. and his wife Ann. He married Martha Grills on September 4, 1787 in Washington County, TN (which was part of NC at that time). Martha Grills McAdoo was born November 27, 1758 and died January 8, 1838. During the American Revolution, John McAdoo, Jr. lived in the Wautauga settlement, moving later to the Big Valley of Anderson County, TN and owning 152 acres. He died December 26, 1830 and is buried in the McAdoo Cemetery near Sinking Springs United Methodist Church, 5 miles north of Clinton, Anderson County, TN.
John McAdoo, Jr. fought in the Battle of Kings Mountain under John Sevier.
William McAdoo, born May 28, 1788, married 1) Annie Harley and 2) Mary F. Floyd.
John McAdoo, III, born June 21, 1790, married Mary Ann Gibbs.
Myra McAdoo, born November 24, 17792, married Aaron Finch.
Sources: Ada Morrow Reeves DAR #239836; Allen, Tennessee Soldiers, p. 26)
[Contributed by Stephanie A. Hill]