Franklin County, Tennessee

See also Revolutionary Soldiers of Franklin Co, TNGenWeb

FIRST LAST COMMENTS
Michael Awalt Private, North Carolina Line, $50.00 Annual Allowance $150.00 Amount Received March 6 1833 Pension Started Age 77 (1835 TN Pension Roll) Born Pennsylvania, apprenticed in Rowan Co, NC, enlisted there and in Cabarrus, NC, where he married Evy SPECK. Also served with his brother-in-law, Coonrod HISE, removed to Franklin where he died. See Franklin County, TNGenWeb Revolutionary Pensioners for more details.
Lance James Barnett Private, South Carolina Continental Line, $96.00 Annual Allowance $00.00 Amount Received June 3 1819 Pension Started Age 82 Dropped May 1 1820 (1835 TN Pension Roll) Enlisted in South Carolina under Capt. Richard DOGGETT of the 6th S.C. Regiment, commanded by Col. William Henderson; imprisoned seige of Charlotte... applied 1818 Franklin Co, TN (See Franklin County, TNGenWeb Revolutionary Pensioners for more details)
Josiah Brandon Born 26 Jun 1761, was a resident of Burke Co, NC during the Rev. Served as a Whig (1) under Capt. Samuel Davidson of Burke County NC in 1776-7, (2) three months as a Ranger under Capt. Cunningham and fought Indians across the Blue Ridge in the fall of 1779, (3) winter of 1779 he joined Capt. BOYKIN's company of Light Horse and pursued the British under Capt. Cunningham in South Carolina until he was driven into the British garrison at 96; (4) In March of 1780 joined Maj. MCDOWELL's Corps from Burke County and served 30 days in Indian Territory. He also fought as a Tory at King's Mountain on 7 Oct 1780 with his father, a former British Officer (pre-Revolution), who was killed there. Then served as a Whig again (5) in the fall of 1780 when the Indians attacked the settlement near Old Fort and "John Davidson and his family were butchered in the most brutal and savage manner;" then (6) joined Capt. WALKER and his ranger on a three month tour. See Franklin County, TNGenWeb Revolutionary Pensioners for more detail (and fascinating turns of events)
Sandford Berry Private, South Carolina Line, $40.00 Annual Allowance $100.00 Amount Received September 27 1833 Pension Started Age 71 (1835 TN Pension Roll) Applied for pension in Franklin in 1832 at age 70, declared he was born in Albemarle County, Virginia, but removed to Laurens District, South Carolina as an infant, enlisted in Sep 1781 in Laurens and served under Capt. KERR and Col. McCOY. Also also accompanied a detachment under Gen. Twiggs to a place called Indian's Old Fields. On 16 Nov 1836, Winchester, Franklin Co, TN, Micah TAUL requested payment be resumed for Sanford BERRY who had not received payment since Sep 1835, and can now be reached at Manchester in newly formed Coffee County. See Revolutionary Soldiers of Franklin Co, TNGenWeb for more details, and note that TSLA Archivist Charles Sherrill adds that Sandford was the brother of Enoch BERRY of Warren County
Alexander Berryhill Private, North Carolina Line, $33.33 Annual Allowance $99.99 Amount Received May 3 1833 Pension Started Age 71 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
William Caldwell Private, South Carolina Line, $60.00 Annual Allowance $150.00 Amount Received September 27 1833 Pension Started Age 77 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Thomas Carson alias John PERKINS, Private, Virginia Militia, $50.00 Annual Allowance $150.00 Amount Received June 12 1834 Pension Started Age 69 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Joseph Crownover Private, Virginia Line, $20.00 Annual Allowance $50.00 Amount Received May 20 1833 Pension Started Age 73 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
James Dongan Ensign-Lieutenant-Major, North Carolina Militia, $201.66 Annual Allowance $604.98 Amount Received March 19 1834 Pension Started Age 80 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
William Ebzey Sergeant, Georgia Continental Line, $96.00 Annual Allowance $1057.00 Amount Received September 10 1823 Pension Started Age 76 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Wallace Estill Sen. Private-Lieutenant, Virginia Line, $76.66 Annual Allowance $229.98 Amount Received March 16 1833 Pension Started Age 76 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
John Ferguson Private, Virginia Militia, $20.00 Annual Allowance $50.00 Amount Received March 8 1833 Pension Started Age 75 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
John GLEN Private, Pennsylvania Continental Line, $96.00 Annual Allowance $1008.80 Amount Received May 20 1820 Pension Started Age 77 Died March 14 1829 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Alexander GRANT Private, South Carolina Line, $80.00 Annual Allowance $240.00 Amount Received September 13 1833 Pension Started Age 75 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Samuel Handley Private-Sergeant-Ensign, North Carolina Line, $85.00 Annual Allowance $255.00 Amount Received March 1 1834 Pension Started Age 82 (1835 TN Pension Roll) See Franklin County, TNGenWeb Revolutionary Pensioners for more pension details, and also see Tennessee Handlys of the Revolution.
Thomas Harrison Private, North Carolina Line, $30.00 Annual Allowance $90.00 Amount Received September 13 1833 Pension Started Age 74 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Jonas Hill Private, North Carolina Line, $23.33 Annual Allowance $69.99 Amount Received September 27 1833 Pension Started Age 71 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Gideon Hoch Private, Pennsylvania Continental Line, $96.00 Annual Allowance $1240.26 Amount Received June 5 1820 Pension Started Suspended May 1 1820 Restored June 6 1823 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
William Jackson Private, North Carolina Line, $43.66 Annual Allowance $130.98 Amount Received June 26 1833 Pension Started Age 72 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Benjamin Johnson (Pension R5651) served in the VA Line, died in 1826 leaving a widow, Phebe, who d 1 Feb 1847 leaving children; Dudley JOHNSON, Polley M. TAYLOR, Cynthia S. BAKER, Wm. I. JOHNSON and Cicero M. JOHNSON. See Tenn. Johnsons of The Revolution
David Johnson Or Johnston (Pension S13587) served in the NC Line, Mecklenburg County Militia and lost his left arm in the battle of Tiger River in SC in 1780. Received a disability pension from 4 Mar 1789 at which time he lived in Ashe Co [then Wilkes Co], NC, and in May 1829 was living at Franklin TN. See Tenn. Johnsons of The Revolution
Martin Jones Private-Sergeant, Virginia Militia, $45.00 Annual Allowance $135.00 Amount Received May 3 1833 Pension Started Age 87 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Thomas Kennerly Private, Virginia Militia, $20.00 Annual Allowance $50.00 Amount Received March 8 1833 Pension Started Age 84 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
James Lewis Private-Sergeant, Virginia Militia, $97.50 Annual Allowance $292.50 Amount Received July 16 1834 Pension Started Age 78 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
John Lowry Private, North Carolina Militia, $22.90 Annual Allowance $57.25 Amount Received May 13 1833 Pension Started Age 76 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Daniel Mccoy Private, Virginia Line, $33.33 Annual Allowance $99.99 Amount Received June 26 1833 Pension Started Age 83 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
John Mccrary Private-Sergeant, Virginia Militia, $30.00 Annual Allowance $75.00 Amount Received April 26 1833 Pension Started Age 82 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Daniel Mcelduff Lieutenant, UNITED STATES ARMY, $160.00 Annual Allowance $00.00 Amount Received Transferred from Georgia (1835 TN Pension Roll)
John MORROW Private, Tennessee Militia, $24.00 Annual Allowance $122.00 Amount Received January 30 1829 Pension Started (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Jacob Mullen Private, Cavalry Pennsylvania Line, $100.00 Annual Allowance $169.13 Amount Received October 25 1832 Pension Started Age 75 Died November 4 1833 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
John Nelson Major, 4th Regiment North Carolina Line, $600.00 Annual Allowance $1800.00 Amount Received December 10 1828 Pension Started Dropped-Fraudulent (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Daniel Orear Private, Virginia Line, $33.38 Annual Allowance $101.64 Amount Received March 19 1834 Pension Started Age 75 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
John Perkins Alias Thomas Carson, Private, Virginia Militia, $50.00 Annual Allowance $150.00 Amount Received June 12 1834 Pension Started Age 69 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Charles Pierson Private, Virginia Line, $60.00 Annual Allowance $180.00 Amount Received June 7 1833 Pension Started Age 72 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
William Rawlins Private, South Carolina Line, $30.00 Annual Allowance $90.00 Amount Received October 1 1833 Pension Started Age 69 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Larkin Reager Private, North Carolina Line, $80.00 Annual Allowance $240.00 Amount Received July 26 1833 Pension Started Age 87 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Jacob Reynolds Private, 39TH Regiment Infantry, $48.00 Annual Allowance $453.33 Amount Received December 11 1821 Pension Started $72.00 Annual Allowance $282.00 Amount Received April 2 1832 Pension Started (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Samuel Reynolds Private, South Carolina Line, $40.00 Annual Allowance $120.00 Amount Received September 27 1833 Pension Started Age 77 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Jacob Rich Private, North Carolina Line, $60.00 Annual Allowance $180.00 Amount Received January 6 1834 Pension Started Age 79 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
James Russey Sen. Private, Virginia Continental Line, $96.00 Annual Allowance $340.53 Amount Received January 21 1824 Pension Started Age 79 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Solomon Sanders Private, North Carolina Line, $80.00 Annual Allowance $240.00 Amount Received May 3 1833 Pension Started Age 94 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
George Sherrell Private, North Carolina Line, $25.00 Annual Allowance $62.50 Amount Received July 26 1833 Pension Started Age 71 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
John Smith 1st Private, North Carolina Line, $30.00 Annual Allowance $75.00 Amount Received May 3 1833 Pension Started Age 74 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Isaac Street Private, Virginia Line, $30.00 Annual Allowance $90.00 Amount Received September 27 1833 Pension Started Age 71 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
James TAYLOR Private, Gasken's Regiment Rev., $40.00 Annual Allowance $1065.55 Amount Received September 4 1789 Pension Started Transferred from Virginia $64.00 Annual Allowance $1142.75 Amount Received April 9 1825 Pension Started (1835 TN Pension Roll) Note: This is apparently the same as James TAYLOR of Patrick County, Virginia, Private, Gasken's Regiment, Virginia Line, $40.00 Annual Allowance, $ Amount Received, December 3, 1787 Pension Started, $64.00 Annual Allowance, $ Amount Received , April 24, 1816 Pension Started, Transferred To West Tennessee (1835 VA Pension Rolls)
Lewis Taylor Private, North Carolina Line, $80.00 Annual Allowance $240.00 Amount Received September 27 1833 Pension Started Age 75 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Burwell Thompson Private, South Carolina Line, $80.00 Annual Allowance $200.00 Amount Received July 26 1833 Pension Started Age 74 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
William Thompson Private-Sergeant-Captain, North Carolina Line, $285.00 Annual Allowance $855.00 Amount Received August 2 1833 Pension Started Age 81 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Joshua Townsend Private, Virginia Line, $20.00 Annual Allowance $60.00 Amount Received September 27 1833 Pension Started Age 72 (1835 TN Pension Roll) Joshua TOWNSEND alias TOWSON (Pension File S1730) declared he served in VA Line, was born 5 Mar 1762 in Lunenburg Co, VA and moved from there to Henry Co, the part that later became Franklin Co, VA and in 1778 he moved to Montgomery Co, VA where he lived at enlistment, and afterwards moved to Madison Co, KY, and then in 1811 to Franklin TN where he applied 27 Nov 1832 By 1841 he had moved to "northern Alabama" (county not stated)." (Extracted from Abstracts of Rev. War Pension Files, Virgil White, by C. Hamnett who adds that Joshua TOWNSEND is on the 1812 Franklin Co, TN Tax List).
George Waggoner Private, North Carolina Line, $26.66 Annual Allowance $79.98 Amount Received July 26 1833 Pension Started Age 74 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Thomas Wakefield Private, South Carolina Line, $26.66 Annual Allowance $79.98 Amount Received January 28 1834 Pension Started Age 72 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Jarvis Willis Corporal, Maryland Continental Line, $96.00 Annual Allowance $1050.93 Amount Received June 9 1824 Pension Started Age 71 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Belfield Wood Private, North Carolina Line, $70.00 Annual Allowance $210.00 Amount Received October 25 1833 Pension Started Age 81 (1835 TN Pension Roll)

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