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Deaths of Mercer County Revolutionary Soldiers

Deaths of Mercer County, Kentucky, Revolutionary Soldiers

from Mercer County Court Order Book P

1833-1841

  • Proof was made by John R. Burton that Thomas Crane, a Revolutionary pensioner, departed this life the 10th day of March 1833.  Polly Crane is his widow.
  • Archibald Robards made oath that George Robards, a Revolutionary pensioner, departed this life the 13th day of July 1833.  Elizabeth Robards, widow.
  • Archibald Robards and Cornelius Deweese made oath that John Thompson, a Revolutionary pensioner, departed this life on the 28th day of June 1833.  No widow.
  • On the oath of Henry Wingate and William A. Taylor, John Wingate, a Revolutionary pensioner, departed this life the 15th day of July 1833.  His widow, Nancy Wingate, is living.
  • Satisfactory proof made to the Court that Matthew Cummins, late a Revolutionary pensioner, departed this life August 8th, 1833.  No widow.
  • Proof by oaths of Joseph Harlan and Benjamin C. Allin that Thomas Allin, a Reolutionary pensioner, departed this life the 26th day of June 1833, and widow Mary Allin has also died.
  • Satisfactory proof made by James P. Mitchell and John Walker that Thomas Crain, Revolutionary pensioner, departed this life the 10th of March 1833.  Polly Crain is his widow.
  • Mary Allin, widow of Thomas, died two days after he did.  They left eight children over 21 – Nancy, William, John J., Thomas, Charles W., Grant, Philip T., Benjamin C.
  • Proof given by John Bright and Lewis Thomas that John Thompson, Revolutionary pensioner, died leaving no widow but six heirs of full age, to wit:  John B., Richard Hart who intermarried with Rebecca Thompson, George B., Thomas Allin who intermarried with Mary Thompson, William, Philip.
  • Satisfactory proof by Jesse Davis and Jacob Lung that William Basey, a Revolutionary pensioner, departed this life 25 July 1834.  Jane Basey, widow.
  • Samuel Crawford and Jacob Crow made oath that Thomas Crawford, a Revolutionary pensioner, departed this life on the 30th June 1833.  His widow, Mary Crawford.

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  1. Thank you for posting “Deaths of Mercer County, KY Rev War Soldiers”. My husband’s grandfather is listed there and now I know where to find a copy of it for his Son’s of the American Revolution application. This is a great help!

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