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Col. Valentine Sevier was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Information on Valentine Sevier
- American Revolutionary War Veteran
Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. X, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :
- SEVIER, Valentine, entered service 1776, Shenandoah County, Virginia where he resided, in Virginia regiment against Cherokee Indians, moved to Washington County, North Carolina (area later Carter County, Tennessee), where entered service 1779 in North Carolina Regiment; entered service 1780 in North Carolina regiment of Colonel John Sevier (no kinship given); died 2/22/1800 Tennessee; married abt. 1767 Naomi/Amy Douglas, Shenandoah (then Frederick) County, Virginia; widow pensioned age 91, Greene County, Tennessee, 1837; had 6 children (two were twins) before Revolutionary War of which Abraham, Joseph & Alexander all under age when soldier died; these 3 children all dec'd in 1837; other children mentioned in file: Elizabeth, John, Ann & Valentine; widow died 7/17/1844-45 leaving children James & Rebecca Rector (age 69 in 1851 when resided Greene County, Tennessee); Major John Sevier (no kinship given) affidavit 1837 age abt. 70 Greene County, Tennessee, he knew soldier & widow well; soldier nephew James Sevier affidavit there then age 73; Query Letter in Pension file 1917 from dec. Marena Sevier, Barbourville, Kentucky, says soldier died Clarksville, Tennessee & son James was War of 1812 soldier; Query Letter in Pension File states soldier born 1747 in Virginia, also a John Sevier (b. 1745) married Sarah Hawkins & (2) Catherine Cherrill & died 1815 Alabama. F-W6012, R2152. [pg. 41].
- ↑ Family Tree Maker site - Ancestors of Frank Buckley Adams - Mason City, IA.
- ↑ Descendants of Abraham Goad, Generations 1-4 - (http:/www.cswnet.com/~mgoad/report.htm), pg. 9.
- 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.
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