There are many James Morton’s who served in the war. Here are a few of the pension records: AdvertisementsRead more "Pension War records for James Morton"
Hugh Bodkin, a son of Richard and Elizabeth Botkin, was born in Augusta County VA in 1736 and died in 1801 in Knox County TN. He married Hester Farmer. Hester was born in Augusta County VA in 1740 and died in Knox County TN. On March 21, 1780, Hugh was allowed 50 acres for his […]Read more "Hugh Bodkin (Botkin) Augusta County, Virginia Revolutionary War Patriot"
Thomas Bodkin, a son of Hugh and Hester (Farmer) Bodkin, was born in VA in 1761 and died February 14, 1822. He married Margaret Deverick April 20, 1786. Children of Thomas and Margaret (Deverick) Bodkin. (1). Thomas Jr. b. 1787 d.Jul 16 1861 m.Rebecca —— (2). James b. 1789 d. 1855 m.Mary McCrea 1806 m.Rebecca […]Read more "Thomas Botkin, Revolutionary War Patriot from Virginia"
The descendants of Richard Botkin have spelled their names variously as Bodkin and Botkin. The spellings in this paper are those found in the source material. 1.RICHARD BOTKIN Richard Botkin was born in 1710. He married Elizabeth ——-. Elizabeth was born in 1712. In 1743, Richard Botkin was patented 339 acres on Clover Creek, […]Read more "Richard Botkin, Virginia"
The only large fort anywhere on the West Fork until the outbreak of the Revolution was Nutter’s fort at Clarksburg. The western Indians would attack the exposed settlements so others were built. Powers’ Fort stood on the present site of Bridgeport; Richards’ Fort was about two miles below the present site of West Milford at the mouth […]Read more "West’s Fort: Edmund and Alexander West"
The name Sleeth appears in annals as Slethe, Sleith, Sleet and Sleeth. The Sleeth family is of Scottish origin. The pioneer Sleeths were Knox Presbyterians. JOHN ALEXANDER SLEETH John Alexander Sleeth was born in Scotland about 1727 and died in Harrison County VA prior to September 20, 1794, when his widow, Mary Ann (Wallace) Sleeth, […]Read more "Sleeth Family of Harrison County WV"