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Amherst County, Virginia in the Revolution

Lenora Higginbotham Sweeny

Amherst County, Virginia in the Revolution

Including Extracts from the Lost Order Book 1773-1782

by Lenora Higginbotham Sweeny

  • 387 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Clearfield Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genealogy,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11289346M
    ISBN 100806347848
    ISBN 109780806347844
    OCLC/WorldCa39533073

    His son James Gray Jr. said on his Revolution Pension that he was born in Amherst County in In the book "The Deeds of Amherst County, VA and Albermarle County VA, ", I found that on December 9, Benjamin Asbury sold land that he had bought from James Gray. James Gray apppeared on NC tax records in In A Tour, Pope wrote that he lived in Amherst County, Virginia during the American Revolution. Deed records indicate that he lived in Amherst County from until 11 He has been tentatively identified with a John Pope Jr. who served as an officer in the militia from that county. In June this John Pope attained the rank of.


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Amherst County, Virginia In the Revolution: Including Extracts from the Lost Order Book; [Lenora Higginbotham Sweeny] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Amherst County, Virginia In the Revolution: Including Extracts from the Lost Order Book; /5(6). Amherst County Virginia in the Revolution Book Summary: Formed from Albemarle inAmherst County, much larger than it is today, rested on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge, and included what we now call Nelson County.

This book is the result of many hours spent in a congested courthouse gathering together information from various sources. The county was named after Field Marshal Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst ().

Amherst conquered what is now Canada for the British during the French and Indian War. --Amherst County was created 14 September from Albemarle County. County seat: Amherst. Boundary Changes. For animated maps illustrating Virginia county boundary.

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Hardcover $ $ 50 $ $ Get it as soon as Tue, Mar FREE Shipping by Amazon. Only 4. : AMHERST COUNTY, VIRGINIA, IN THE REVOLUTION. INCLUDING EXTRACTS FROM THE "LOST ORDER BOOK" BRAND NEW Hardcover in Red Cloth issued without jacket - Still in Publisher Shrinkwrap - pp - Reprint of Original - Located on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Amherst County was created from the southwestern portion of Albemarle Price Range: $ - $ Amherst County, Virginia in the Revolution.

Including Extracts from the Lost Order Book book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for /5(2). Amherst County was formed from Albemarle County, Virginia in It is the parent county of Nelson County. This book represents a remarkable effort to reconstruct Amherst County’s contribution to the successful outcome of the American Revolution.

A major component of the volume is the information extracted from the Amherst County Order Book. Amherst County, Virginia in the Revolution Including Extracts from the "Lost Order Book" (Source: Genealogical Publishing Company and Clearfield Company) ($) World War I Miscellaneous Data. Virginia in the Revolution book of amherst county virginia Download history of amherst county virginia or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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2 Want to read; Published by Mrs. William Montgomery Sweeny in [Lynchberg, VA.]. Written in EnglishPages: amherst county virginia Download amherst county virginia or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get amherst county virginia book now.

This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Amherst County is a county, located in the Piedmont region and near the center of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

The county is part of the Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area, and its county seat is also named Amherst. Amherst County was created in out of Albemarle County, and it was named in honor of Lord Jeffery Amherst, the so-called "Conqueror of Canada".Named for: Jeffery Amherst.

Amherst County, Virginia in the Revolution Including Extracts From the "Lost Order Book", (Book): Sweeny, Lenora Higginbotham: By: Lenora H. Sweeny, Pub.Reprintedpages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #Located on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Amherst County was created from the southwestern portion of Albemarle County in Amherst County was formed from Albemarle County, Virginia in It is the parent county of Nelson County.

This book represents a remarkable effort to reconstruct Amherst County's contribution to the successful outcome of the American Revolution. A major component of the volume is the information extracted from the Amherst County Order Book.

Thomas Hilley’s name appears in lists of Revolutionary militiamen of Amherst County, Virginia. He was reimbursed by Amherst County for his donations of food and fodder during the War.

He drew in the Georgia Land Lotteries of the 19th Century as a Revolutionary Soldier and he is in the lists of Revolutionary Soldiers in both “History of.

Amherst County, Virginia in the Revolution: including extracts from the "Lost Order Book",Mrs. William Montgomery Sweeny in English.

This book represents a remarkable effort to reconstruct Amherst County's contribution to the successful outcome of the American Revolution. A major component of the volume is the information extracted from the Amherst County Order Book forwhich Mrs.

Sweeny discovered among stacks of old ledgers and papers at the county : Sweeney, L H: Amherst County, Virginia in the Revolution. Including extracts from the 'Lost Order Book; Amherst County, Virginia, in the Revolution Including Extracts From the "Lost Order Book," (Book): Sweeny, Lenora (Higginbotham).

Amherst County, VA. in the Revolution. Including Extracts from the “LOST ORDER BOOK” the Amherst Order Book covering the Revolutionary time frame was discovered by the author during one of her many trips to the court house while doing research.

Not only was the: Lost Order Book" used to complete this book but other. REVOLUTIONARY WAR SERVICE Military. Sergeant, 2nd Virginia Regiment, BIOGRAPHY William Right Clements, son of Stephen Clements and Elizabeth [--?--], was born about in Goochland County, Virginia (another source lists in Hanover County, Virginia) and died 20 JUN in Amherst County, married twice.

Amherst County, Virginia, This map of Amherst County shows the James River, which is the boundary between Amherst and Bedford Counties.

A tributary, the Pedlar River, joins the James River at the place where John and Margaret Eubank first settled in Amherst County. It. Amherst County, Virginia in the Revolution: including extracts from the "Lost Order Book", It is noted in the book "Strangers in Their Midst: The Free Black Population of Amherst County Virginia" that “In he [Rawley Pinn], John Redcross, and Benjamin Evans were part of the 2nd.

A Guide to the Revolutionary War Collections a Chesterfield County merchant who served in the First Virginia Regiment during the Revolution and became a prominent Federalist. About a dozen items pertain to this period and consist largely of deeds, a plat, and indentures. A vestry book for this Amherst County parish with four documents.

Amherst County, Virginia in the Revolution: including extracts from the "Lost order book," Virginia: Amherst County, Virginia In The Revolution: Including Extracts from the "Lost Order Book" S L.

Amherst County, Virginia Will Book No. 4, pages In the name of God, Amen, I Robert Mays of Amherst County being in my proper senses and knowing the certainty of death, and the uncertainty of the time it may happen, do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following.

The Will Books and Order Books for 53 Virginia cities and counties have been examined by Library of Virginia staff members for administrations, inventories, wills, and other recorded documents relating to the estates of individuals.

Amherst County () Bath County () Bedford County () Chesterfield Order Book. Amherst County, Virginia, In The Revolution: Including Extracts from the "Lost Order Book" Lenora Higginbotham Sweeny. - Formed from Albemarle inAmherst County, much larger than it is today, rested on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge, and included what we now call Nelson County.

VIRGINIA MILITIA IN THE REVOLUTION. [The publication of the " Militia Book " is temporarily sus-pended in order to give place to a list kindly furnished by Mr. McAllister, of Warm Springs, Va.] Editor Virginia Magazinie of History and Biography: I herewith hand to you a list of names of soldiers who served in the Revolutionary War from Virginia.

Virginia Books Amherst County, VA. in the Revolution. Including Extracts from the “LOST ORDER BOOK” $ Amherst County, Virginiaand Albemarle County, VirginiaThe Deeds of. $ Amherst County, VirginiaBooks S-Z, Vol. #3., The Deeds of. Amherst County, virginia, in the Revolution: including extracts from the Lost Order Book, (from the book pub.

in"The History of Henry County, Virginia.") Colonel John Dillard, the first of the family to settle in this county, was born in Amherst county, Virginia, in His father was James Dillard who was born in the same county inmarried Mary Hunt of Essex (), and died in Burial: Font Hill Cemetery, Irisburg, Henry County.

Amherst County, Virginia in the Revolution: including extracts from the "Lost Order Book", Author: Sweeny, Lenora Higginbotham.

Published: () Virginia and an Amherst County index to the U.S. slave schedule Author: Brown, Tyrone. Published: (). Amherst County, Virginia In the Revolution: Including Extracts from "THE LOST ORDER BOOK" Lynchburg: J. Bell Company, Compendium of Amherst County information, including disbursements to wives, widows and orphans, public service claims and other related documentation as well as the regimental lists.

R S   Gideon Martin, Warren County, Kentucky, applied for a pension J aged ; enlisted June,in Amherst County, Virginia and served three months as a private in Captain Azariah Martin's Company, Col., Lucas' 4th Virginia Regt., General Stevens's Brigade, and was in the battle of ed no discharge for this tour, for when.

Virginia original warrants and plats, [for land now located in Kentucky] Family History Library Land Records by County/City.

Accomack County Land Records. Albemarle County Land Records. Alleghany County Land Records. Amelia County Land Records. Amherst County Land Records. Appomattox County Land Records. Arlington County Land Records. county of Illinois was organized, to include the territory north and west of the Ohio, conquered by General G.

Clark. Greensville County was set off from Brunswick in and Campbell from Bedford in Thus it appears that the end of the Revolution saw Virginia divided into 74 counties.

East of the Blue Ridge, the county lines have. Amherst County, Virginia in the Revolution: including extracts from the "Lost Order Book", Author: Sweeny, Lenora Higginbotham. Published: () Help support the programs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania!Amherst County Militia.

Captain Samuel Higginbotham of Amherst County. "Alphabetical List of Engagements," Appendix in John H. Gwathmey, Historical Register of Virginians in the Revolution.

Soldiers. Sailors. Marines. ( Annals of Augusta County, Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Wm. Ellis Jones, Book and Job.Josiah BAILEY!

R2db--The deeds of Amherst County, Virginia Books L-R. by the Reverend Bailey Fulton Davis. Southern Historical Press, Inc. The Rev. Silas Emmett Lucas, Jr. ! M25s--Amherst County, Virginia in the revolution including extracts from the "Lost Order Book: by Lenora Higginbotham Sweeny.

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