Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Simpson County

    This list was complied by Margaret Snider as part of a DAR program.  If you have corrections and/or additions, please E-mail me

BOISSEAU,  John Private VA Line Pension started 4 Feb 1834 - age 69 Born 14 Mar 1764 in Dinwiddie Co VA Pension Application in Sumner Co TN Married 11 Jul 1786 to Nancy Carter (daughter of Waddel Carter & Mildred Wade) Could be buried in Boisseau Cemetery, p. 259.

BREEDLOVE, William Private VA Line. Pension Application 4 Mar 1831. Buried Breedlove Cemetery. b. 26 Aug 1760 - d. 9 Feb 1839. Was Methodist Minister. Married 19 Oct 1785 in Albemarle Co VA to Mary Watts.

BRIANT, Absalom Served in NC. Born in NC, died 1803 in Logan Co KY. Inventory Logan CO Book A, p. 67-69, 18 Aug 1804. Lived on Terrapin Creek. Listed in Perrin’s History, p. 644.

BROWN, Samuel Served 3 yrs in NC with George Pearce beginning in 1779. Also served in SC line with John Woods. Pension Application 19 Jul 1826 Simpson Circuit Order Book C, pp 95-96-97. Listed on 1820 Census - not in 1830.

BUTLER, Thomas Survey of 200 A. on waters of Spring Creek. Simpson County DB 1, p. 433 - 6 Jun 1822.

CLACK, Sterling Sr. Served in NC. Pension Application #W240. Listed in Perrin’s History, p.649. DAR Patriot Index: wife Mary (Polly) Wood, married 15 Aug 1780 Warren Co NC. Listed on 1819 Simpson Co Tax List. Believe buried in Clack Cemetery near Rapids on state line. B. 17 Nov 1759 VA - D. 6 Nov 1837 TN.

CLARK, Micajah Fellow soldier with William Lowe in NC 1776-1780. Son of Robert Clark Sr. (1738-1816) and Susanna Henderson (1739-1820) Helped to build original log court house in 1819 Contracted to build County Clerk’s office in 1820

CLARKE, Charles, Jr. Pvt NC Militia. Gen. Gates command, 7 yrs. service. Moved to Logan Co in 1815. Listed on 1826 Simpson Co tax list. Seep. 642 Perrin’s. Father of Nancy Clark Bradshaw (Mrs. William) (b. 1789-d. 1879)

COOPER, Leighton Pvt VA. Pension Application #S35867. Listed in DAR Patriot Index: b. 1757 VA - d. 1848 KY, married. Grizzell Covington. Living in Simpson Co in 1850, age 82. (Collins, Vol I, p. 9.)

COX, Solomon Served in SC. Pension Application S-15383. B. NC Listed on 1819 Simpson Co tax list. Listed on 1820 Simpson Co Census.

CUMMINGS, Asa Ma Land grants on Drake’s Creek (Jillson’s p. 520) B. 1739 Stafford Co VA - D. ca 1822. Buried Cummings Cemetery. Came to Simpson Co ca 1807. P. 201, 245 Families Past and Present.


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