Facts and Events
Henry Cartmill was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of Henry Cartmill in Augusta County, VA
- Vol. 2 - Henry Cartmill's Declaration, September 7th, 1832: Born in Chester County, Penna., in 1754; his father removed to Augusta when declarant was an infant. In 1761 he removed to James River in the present County of Botetourt. In 1779 he was commissioned Ensign of Militia; marched against the Indians under Capt. James Smith to Noly Chucky, a branch of Holstein. On the road he was joined by the Company of Capt. James Barrett from Roanoke. They found 400 men at Noly Chucky under General William Campbell. In 1780 he was commissioned Lieutenant of Militia and marched under Capt. James Smith to Yorktown. In 1779 he marched under Capt. Hugh Logan as Ensign to the relief of Fort Donnelly. On the road Capt. Hall met them and they returned.
Revolutionary War Pension Information
Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 1, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :
- Cartmill, Henry - entered service 1779 in Botetourt County, Virginia; born Chester County, Pennsylvania, & family moved to Augusta County, Virginia, when he was a child; family abt. 1761 to Botetourt County, Virginia; received Pension there 1832 as Henry Sr. F488.