Person:John Yeager (18)

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John Yeager
d.31 January 1831 Madison County, Virginia
m. Abt. 1749
  1. John Yeager1750 - 1831
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Name John Yeager
Gender Male
Birth? 28 November 1750 Culpeper (now Madison) County, Virginia
Death? 31 January 1831 Madison County, Virginia

John Yeager was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Records of John Yeager in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 1 - MAY 20, 1783. - (51) John Yeager, a soldier in the 7th Virginia Regiment, who lost his arm at the Battle of Stillwater, allowed a pension.
  • Vol. 1 - JUNE 20, 1786. - (76) John Yeager, a pensioner, proved that he lost his left arm in the service of the United States at the battle of Stillwater, 19 September, 1777, in the Seventh Virginia Regiment, on Continental establishment. Is aged 36 years and resides in Augusta. (Note: record establishes John Yeager's birthdate in 1750).
  • Vol. 1 - MAY 23, 1789. - (81) John Yeager to be paid his pension for 1788--£15.


Information on John Yeager

From Rootsweb post:


RENDER, YAGER, YEAGER posted by janet l cook on Monday, November 23, 1998

Looking for information on John YAGER married to Nancy RENDER. He served in the Revolutionary War as a Private in Capt Peter Hulls Co., Augusta Va Militia 1777, residence during the war is listed as Augusta Co. He lost his left arm in the Battle of Stillwater and was allowed a pension of 15 pounds. I have his children listed as , William, Samuel, John, Reuben,Ira, Abijah, Abner< Lewis, Ezekiel, Elizabeth, Mary, and one other girl whos name could not be found. John also had a brother names Samuel. He and several of his sons moved to Lincoln Co. Tennessee. and some of the sons ended up in Bibb Co. Ala. I would love to find John parents and other siblings if possible any information at all would be much appreciated Thanks

Source: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vaaugust/query/query028.htm