Facts and Events
Thomas Downs was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Revolutionary War Pension Information
Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 2, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :
- Downs, Thomas - born 8/22/1756 in Augusta County, Virginia; family moved in 1762 to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, where soldier entered service in 1776; granted Pension there in 1832; died 11/27/1839 leaving daughter Frankey Griffith, who resided Mecklenburg County, North Carolina in 1851; query letter in file states soldier was son of Zachariah [apparently incorrect]. F-S8337, R847.
- ↑ FamilySearch: Unidentified database - please replace source when identified.
- ↑ Whitley, Edythe Johns Rucker. Red River Settlers: Records of the Settlers of Northern Montgomery, Robertson, and Sumner counties, Tennessee. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1980).