Sunset at Gowanus Bay

Sunset at Gowanus Bay
Sunset at Gowanus Bay, Henry Gritten, 1851

Friday, February 7, 2014

Revolutionary War Soldiers in Kentucky

"Revolutionary Soldiers in Kentucky," is labeled as MIL KK-72 in the William B. Bogardus Collection. The photocopied pages are from Revolutionary Soldiers in Kentucky, containing A Roll of the Officers of Virginia Line who received Land Bounties; A Roll of the Revolutionary Pensioners in Kentucky; A List of the Illinois Regiment who Served under George Rogers Clark in the Northwest Campaign, Also A Roster of the Virginia Navy, compiled by Anderson Chenault Quisenberry, from various sources (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1982).

MIL KK-72 Revolutionary Soldiers in Kentucky

There are three men named Brewer found in the pages.

In Christian County is Henry Brewer who served in the North Carolina Line, and was age 74 on either March 31, 1820, or July 5, 1819, therefore born in the mid 1740s.

In Henry County is William Brewer, who served as a private with the Pennsylvania Line. On July 30, 1834, he was age 90, therefore born about 1744.

In Mercer County is Samuel Brewer, private, who also served with the Pennsylvania Line. On February 1, 1833, he was age 77, therefore born about 1756. Samuel Brewer was described in the post of November 16, 2013.

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