Person:John Tutwiler (2)

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John Tutwiler, of Madison/Fayette County, KY
b.Abt 1756
  • HJohn Tutwiler, of Madison/Fayette County, KYAbt 1756 - Aft 1836
  • WJane UnknownAbt 1757 -
Facts and Events
Name John Tutwiler, of Madison/Fayette County, KY
Alt Name John Tutwiller
Gender Male
Birth? Abt 1756
Death? Aft Mar 1836 Fayette County, Kentucky
References
  1.   Graves, William T. Southern Campaign Revolutionary War Pension Statements & Rosters.

    Pension application of John Tutwiler S36354 f48VA
    Transcribed by Will Graves 1/5/12

    District of Kentucky Sct.
    On this 3rd day of June 1818 before me the subscriber one of the Judges of the Circuit
    Court of Kentucky for the 11th district – Personally appeared John Tutwiler aged 62 years
    resident in Madison County State of Kentucky who being by me first duly sworn according to
    law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the provision made by the late act of Congress entitled an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the Revolutionary War – that he the said John Tutwiler in the year 1780 in the State of Virginia commenced his service as a drafted soldier for the Term of one year and six months in the company commanded by Captain Andrew Wallace of the 8th Virginia Regiment (so well as he recollects) commanded by Colonel Richard Campbell and that he continued to serve in said Corps until the 11th day of January 1782 when he was discharged from the service in the Town of Camden in the State of South Carolina that he was in the battles of Guilford [March 15, 1781] and that the Siege of Ninety Six [May 21 – June 19, 1781] in South Carolina and in the battle of the Eutaw Springs [September 8, 1781] where he was severely wounded in the neck – and that he is in reduced Circumstances and stands in need of the assistance of his Country for support and that he has no other Evidence now in his power of his said services. Sworn to and declared before me the day and year aforesaid.
    S/ B. Mills [Judge]

    State of Kentucky Madison Circuit Sct.
    On this 5th day of September 1820 personally appeared in open Court being a Court of
    Record for said State and Circuit of Madison County John Tutwiler aged Sixty-three years
    resident in Madison County in said district, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath declare that he served in the revolutionary war as follows. He served in the 8th Virginia Regiment first in Captain Andrew Wallace's company afterwards in Captain Oldham's he was transferred from Captain Oldham to another company but does not recollect the name of his Captain. His original declaration is dated the 3rd day of June 1818 that the No. Of his Pension certificate is 11291. And he further solemnly swore that he was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818 and that he has not since that time by gift, sale or in any manner whatever disposed of his property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring himself within the provision of an act of Congress entitled “an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the revolutionary war” passed on the 18th day of March 1818, and that he has not nor has any person in trust for me any property, or securities, contracts or debts due to him nor has he any income other than what is contained in the schedule hereto annexed and by him subscribed to wit Three horses, one cow and calf two heifers one old wagon, one bureau, one chest he owes about four dollars has $10 owed to him to collect.
    (Signed) John Tutwiler

    He states that he is a farmer by occupation but that he is infirm and unable to pursue it, that he has no children living with him, he states that he is in such indigent circumstances as to be unable to support himself without the assistance of his country sworn to and delivered on the fifth day of September 1820. And it is ordered by the Court that it be certified that the said Tutwiler's property is of the value of $214.

    [f p. 26]

    [f p. 16 in 1822 in February, John Wood gave testimony that the veteran then owned property
    valued at a total of 91 dollars; that the veteran had a wife then living with him; that his wife's name is Jane, about 65 years old who is now and has been for many years past infirm and unable to contribute to her support.]

    [f p. 4: On March 24, 1836 in Fayette County Kentucky, the veteran filed an application for
    transfer of his pension benefits from the Kentucky agency to the Illinois agency where he intends to reside in order to continue to live with his son [not named] who has removed to that place.]

    [Veteran was pensioned at the rate of eight dollars per month commencing June 3, 1818, for
    service as a private for 18 months in the Virginia Continental line.]

    https://revwarapps.org/s36354.pdf

  2.   United States. 1810 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M252).

    Name: John Tutwiler
    Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Madison, Kentucky
    Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1 [b. 1765 or before]
    Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1 [b. 1765 or before]
    Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
    Number of Household Members Over 25: 3
    Number of Household Members: 5

  3.   United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M33).

    Name: John Tutwiler
    Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Madison, Kentucky
    Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
    Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1 [b. 1775 r before]
    Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1 [b. 1775 or before]
    Slaves - Males - Under 14: 1
    Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1
    Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
    Total Free White Persons: 2
    Total Slaves: 1
    Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 3

  4.   United States. 1830 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M19).

    Name: John Tutewiler [John Tutwiler]
    Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Western Division, Madison, Kentucky
    Free White Persons - Males - 70 thru 79: 1 [b. bet. 1751-1760]
    Free White Persons - Females - 70 thru 79: 1 [b. bet. 1751-1760]
    Total Free White Persons: 2
    Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 2