Age at Enlistment: 22
Length of Service: 1812-1815
State: North Carolina
Unit: 7th Regiment, NC Militia
Service Record: No specific information except that he served in the NC Militia and received a pension for his service submitted by wife Susan. The pension certificate also shows he served under Captain James Martin.
Survived War: Yes
Cemetery / Burial: Mineral Creek Cemetery, Leeton, Johnson Co., MO
Soldier Info: Born in Rowan, NC in 1790; Traveled to Missouri and settled there by the 1870 census; Died in 1886 in Clinton, Henry Co. , Missouri. Wife Susan Sheets received pension for service after the war. Apparently had at least 11 children.
Relationship to Author: 5th Great Uncle