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George Thomas Revolutionary War

These are records from the National Archive and Records Administration on George Thomas married to Catherine Thomas. I am trying to find out if he might be George Slater Thomas. George Slater was born 1799 in Virginia, died 1870 Claiborne Co TN, married to Catherine Ingle.
Submitted by Russell G Thompson

Widow's pension application index

Soldier: George Thomas; widow Catherine Thomas. Service: Capt. Lewens Co, TN Volunteers.

Pension Index

Power of attorney, April 23 1816. George Thomas.

"Know all men by these presents that I George Thomas of the county of Cock and the state of Tennessee do constitute, make and appoint Blackburn Jones (?) of the Town Newport and County of Cock and state aforesaid, my true and lawful attorney, for me, and in my name to ask, demand and receive from the person who may be appointed paymaster, such sum or sums of money as is due me for my services, from the United States for a tour of duty performed on a campaign under the command of Andrew Jackson and in the Company of Capt Charles Lewen commencing on the 10 January (??) 1814 and ending on the 25 of May 1814 as will appear by the annexed discharge. I also empower my said attorney to sign all receipts necessary for the receiving of my money, and to act and to do all things in and about the premises in as full a manner as I could do, were I personally present. In witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal at Newport this 23 day of April 1816. George Thomas. State of Tennessee, Cock county, This day appeared before me Charles Lewen one of the acting justices for said county, who duly acknowledged the execution of the within power of attorney for the purposes therein specified: Given under my hand this 23 day of April 1816. Charles Lewen, Justice of the peace Cocke County."


War of 1812, Co. Muster Roll Jan 10 - May 25 1813

2 Mounted Gunmen (Brown's), E. Tenn. Vols. George Thomas. 2 Corpe. Capt. Charles Lewen's Company of Mounted Infantry, 2 Reg't East Tennessee Vol. Militia. War of 1812. Appears on Company Muster Roll for January 10 to May 25, 1814. Roll dated Newport, May 25, 1814. When joined, Jany 10, 1814. When discharged, May 25, 1814. Present or absent, Present. No remarks.

muster roll

Company Pay Roll Jan1 10 - May 25, 1814

T 2 Mounted Gunmen (Brown's) E. Tenn Vols. George Thomas Corp (Capt. Charles Lewen's Company of East Tennessee Vol. Mounted Gunmen, of the Regiment commanded by Col. John Brown.) War of 1812. Appears on Company Pay Roll for Jany 10 to May 25, 1814. Roll dated May 25, 1814. Commencement of service or of this settlement Jany 10, 1814. Expiration of service of of this settlement May 25, 1814. Term of service charged, 4 months, 16 days. Pay per month, 10 dollars, 0 cents. Amount of pay, 45 dollars, 16 cents. [Allowance of pay for horse at 40 cents per day,] 136 days, 54 dollars, 40 cents. Total amount, 99 dollars, 56 cents. No remarks. Signed Nowlin, Copyist.