Tag: Revolutionary War Veteran

Captain James Hawkins, Revolutionary War Veteran – Anderson County

James Hawkins, Capt. Col. Matthew’s Regiment, Virginia Line, Revolutionary War, 1750-March 2, 1819.  Yorktown.  Salt River Baptist Church Cemetery, Anderson County, Kentucky. Captain James Hawkins died in 1819, before pensions became available to Revolutionary soldiers.  His wife, Jane, applied for a pension in December of 1836, and received […]

Abner Shropshire and Elizabeth Susan Shropshire Switzer – Revolutionary War Veteran and Real Daughter of the American Revolution

Several months ago, I posted a blog about Ritchey’s 3rd great-grandmother, Susan Stringer Bennett, who was a Real Daughter of the American Revolution.  That is to say, a woman whose father was in the Revolutionary War.  Today I want to introduce you to another Kentuckian who was also […]