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Information on Capt. John Fain
Capt. John Fain was later ambushed and killed by Cherokees while he and his small band of troops were getting apples from an abandoned orchard in Tellico Plains (TN). Reuben, the youngest son, was only twelve at the time of the King’s Mountain Battle. [Source: http://shearerblog.wordpress.com/a-photo-op-for-our-readers/shearer-fain-family-photos/]
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I did not find any Fains mentioned in "King's Mountain and Its Heroes: History of the Battle of King's Mountain, October 7th, 1780, and the Events which Led to it"
Lyman Copeland Draper, Anthony Allaire, Isaac Shelby
P.G. Thomson, 1881 - King's Mountain, Battle of, 1780 - 612 pages
- ↑ Jackson, Robert E. of Seal Beach, California. Jackson, Robert E. of Seal Beach, California. (e-mail to Shawna Woodard of Dayton, Ohio. 26 August 2006.).
- ↑ Hawkins County Genealogical & Historical Society. Families of Hawkins County Tennessee, 1786-1994.. (Rogersville, Tennessee, second printing 1999).
- Lewis, Virgil A. History of the Battle of Point Pleasant: fought between white men and Indians at the mouth of the Great Kanawha River (now Point Pleasant, West Virginia), Monday, October 10th, 1774 : the chief event of the Lord Dunmore's War. (Charleston, W. Va: The Tribune Printing Company, 1909), Pages 117-118, 1909.
A List of Captain Evan Shelby’s Company of Volunteers From The Watauga Valley in The Fincastle County Battalion.
Evan Shelby, Captain - Assumed chief command on the field of battle after Colonels Lewis, Fleming, and Field had fallen.)
Isaac Shelby, Lieutenant - (Took command of his father's company, who had assumed command on the field.)
James Robertson, Sergeant
Valentine Levier (Sevier), Sergeant
James Shelby, John Sawyer, John Findley (Finley), Henry Shaw (Span), Daniel Mungle (Mongle), Frederick Mungle, John Williams, John Carmack (Wounded at Point Pleasant), Andrew Terrence (Torrence), George Brooks, Isaac Newland, George Ruddle (Riddle), Emanuel Shoatt, Abram Bogard, Arthur Blackburn, Robert Herrill (Handley), George Armstrong, William Casey, Mark Williams, John Stewart (Wounded at Point Pleasant), Conrad Nave, Richard Burck, John Riley, Elijah Robinson (Robertson), Reece Price (Wounded at Point Pleasant), Richard Holliway, Jarrett Williams, Julias Robison, Charles Fielder, Peter Torney (Forney), William Tucker, John Fain, Samuel Vance, Samuel Fain, Samuel Hensley (Handley), Samuel Samples, Benjamin Grayum (Graham), Andrew Goff, Hugh O’Gullion, Barnett O’Gullion, Patrick St. Lawrence, Joseph Hughey (James Hughey), John Bradley, Bazaleel Maxwell.
The Adversary was Chief Hokoleskwa Cornstalk
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970.
Name: Nicholis Fain
SAR Membership: 42177
Birth Date: 1734
Birth Place: Ireland
Death Date: 1785
Death Place: Washington, Tennessee
Spouse: Elizabeth Taylor
Children: Samuel Fain
U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
Name: Nicholas Fain
SAR Membership: 91867
Birth Date: 1730
Birth Place: Ireland
Death Date: 1785
Death Place: Tennessee
Clarence Samuel Fain
Lula Frances Anderson
William Moore Fain
Eliza Ruth Moore
George Alexander Fain
Amelia S Gillespie
Source Citation: SAR Membership Number: 91867
Ancestry.com. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original Data: Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls.
Tennesseeans in the Revolutionary War USGenNet.
Ebenezer Fain Washington born 27 Aug 1762 in Chester Co, PA, died 29 Dec 1842, married Jun 1781 to Mary "Polly" MERCER, who died 12 Feb 1846. He applied for his pension on 11 Mar 1836 in Habersham Co, GA, declaring that he had lived in Washington Co, VA at his first enlistement, then removed in 1780 to Washington Co, NC (now TN), and also enlisted there. Resided there until 1783, then moved to 96th District, SC, the part that i snow Pickens, and lived there until 1793 when he moved to Buncombe Co, NC, and then in 1818 to Habersham Co, GA.
John FAIN Jefferson Private, Ball's Regiment, $48.00 Annual Allowance $125.86 Amount Received September 10 1813 Pension Started $76.80 Annual Allowance $603.30 Amount Received April 10 1823 Pension Started (1835 TN Pension Roll)
Charles FANE Bedford Private, North Carolina Line, $21.55 Annual Allowance $53.87 Amount Received July 20 1833 Pension Started Age 91 (1835 TN Pension Roll)
George Fann Or Fant Greene Private, Virginia Continental, $96.00 Annual Allowance $945.33 Amount Received February 16 1825 Pension Started Age 75 (1835 TN Pension Roll) Fant or Faun per Pension File No. S35301, which shows that he was born in Hampshire co, VA, which is also where he lived when he enlisted, applied for his pension in Greene on 30 Aug 1824, at which time he was 75, and had a wife and ten children, but also declared he had seven children by his first wife (none named). By 1838, he was residing in Coles Co, Illinois.
Fagan, John, (w)
Fain, John, Captain
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- ↑ National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Member Miss Lida Amelia Fain, Member number 155627.
- ↑ 8.0 8.1 8.2 East Tennessee Historical Society (Knoxville, Tennessee). First families of Tennessee: a register of early settlers and their present-day descendants. (Knoxville, Tennessee: The Society, c2000 (Nashville, Tenn. : Ambrose Print. Co.)), 145.
North Carolina and Tennessee, Early Land Records, 1753-1931
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Name: John Fain
Record Date: 24 Oct 1782
Location: Washington, North Carolina
Warrant Number: 330
Ancestry.com. North Carolina and Tennessee, Early Land Records, 1753-1931 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
Tennessee. Division of Archives, Land Office, and Museum. Early Tennessee/North Carolina Land Records, 1783–1927, Record Group 50. Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tenn.
This county was later part of Tennessee.