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.
KELLY, John, Sr. Pvt VA Line. Pensioner #W9095. Application 4 Mar 1831, age 72. Marr. Pittsylvania Co VA Feb 1779 to _______ Listed on Simpson 1819 Tax List, Simpson 1820 Census.
LOWE, William Served NC Militia. Pensioner #S13795. Application 4 Mar 1831, Warren Co KY. DAR Patriot Index: b. 17 Feb 1756 VA, d 19 Mar 1835 KY, wife Margaret Fair. Burial site was in Lowe Cemetery, west of Rapids Road on West Fork of Drakes Creek. Cemetery was destroyed years ago. Memorial stone will be placed in Skeen Cemetery where family members are buried. Listed on Simpson 1819 Tax List, Simpson 1820 Census, Simpson 1830 Census.
MAJORS, Alexander Land grants on Drake’s Creek. Married Catherine See p. 232 Families Past and Present. Buried in Farmer Cemetery.
McCLANAHAN, Thomas Pvt VA Line. Pensioner #W1052. Application 4 Mar 1831, age 82. DAR Patriot Index: b. 1753 VA, d 15 Oct 1845 KY. Buried in Green Lawn Cemetery: Son of Rev. Win. & Mary Marshall McClanahan Born in Westmoreland Co VA 1753 - Died in Simpson Co KY 15 Oct 1845. A Revolutionary War Soldier under Capt. John Green & Col. Patrick Henry 1775. Married Ann Green 1778; Tobitha Williams 1817; Moved to KY 1788.
McCOWN, James Served from VA, Rockbridge County, 1776-1779. Was at Valley Forge. Pension Application in Logan County 1818-1819. Lived with his son Isaac McCown on Drake’s Creek.
MOORE, James Pensioner. Rank & Service Unknown. Born 1748, living in 1840 Listed on Simpson 1819 Tax List, 1826 Tax List.
MURRAH, Joshua Private NC Militia. B. 15 Mar 1765 Pittsylvania Co VA, D. 1836 Simpson Co. Moved in 1805 to what was than Logan Co. (p. 234 Families Past & Present) Wife - Lucy _____ (b. 1771 9 Lived in SW Simpson. Simpson Co Deed Book 3, p. 566.