Person:John Finley (66)

John Finley
b.11 JAN 1740/41 Augusta County, Virginia
m. 10 Mar 1723/24
  1. Robert Finley1726 -
  2. Margaret Finley1728 -
  3. Andrew Finley1730 -
  4. Samuel Finley1734 -
  5. Rose Finley1736 -
  6. Thomas Finley1739 -
  7. John Finley1740/41 - ABT 1818
  8. Jean Finley1742/43 -
  9. Thankful Finley1743 -
  10. James Finley1745 - 1830
  11. George Finley1746/47 -
  12. Margaret Finley1746 - AFT 1802
  1. William Finley1765 - 1819
Facts and Events
Name John Finley
Alt Name John Findley
Gender Male
Birth? 11 JAN 1740/41 Augusta County, Virginia
Military[1] 10 Oct 1774 Battle of Point Pleasant
Death? ABT 1818 Lincoln County, North Carolina
References
  1. 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), Page 117-118, 1909.

    A List of Captain Evan Shelby’s Company of Volunteers From The Watauga Valley in The Fincastle County Battalion.

    Officers

    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

    Privates
    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.

    -Total 49-
    The Adversary was Chief Hokoleskwa Cornstalk