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I couldn't get the images to load so will at least mention a few of the names of my Revolutionary War Vets - these are my 5 and 6th great-grandfather's. Many of their brothers, sons and nephews also served.

Name Rowland Cornelius
Gender Male
Military Date 29-30 Apr-May 1777
Military Place Virginia, USA
State or Army Served Virginia
Regiment 14th Battalion
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Enoch Cox
Military Place: New Hampshire, USA
State or Army Served: Continental Troops
Rank: COLONEL
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Abel Niblet
Gender: Male
Military Date: 11 Aug 1775
Military Place: Virginia, USA
State or Army Served: Virginia
Regiment: 9th Regiment
Rank: Private
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Thomas Williamson
Gender: Male
Military Date: 4 May 1778
Military Place: Virginia, USA
State or Army Served: Virginia
Regiment: Regiment
Rank: Sergeant
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John Hinds
Gender: Male
Military Date: 19 Dec 1778
Military Place: Virginia, USA
State or Army Served: Virginia
Regiment: 6th Regiment
Rank: Corporal
--------------- Father and Son
John Hinds
Gender: Male
Military Date: 1-1 May-Jun 1777
Military Place: Virginia, USA
State or Army Served: Virginia
Regiment: 3rd Regiment
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John Dunn
Gender: Male
Military Date: 8 Sep 1779
Military Place: USA
State or Army Served: Continental Troops
Regiment: Regiment of Artillery
Rank: Bombardier
-------------- Father & Son
John Dunn
GENDER: Male
MILITARY DATE: 23 Nov 1779
MILITARY PLACE: USA
STATE OR ARMY SERVED: Continental Troops
REGIMENT: Regiment Of Artillery
RANK: Matross
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Wm Wicker
MILITARY PLACE: Virginia, USA
STATE OR ARMY SERVED: Continental Troops
RANK: Private
-----------------Father & Son
James Wicker
GENDER: Male
MILITARY DATE: May 1777
MILITARY PLACE: Virginia, USA
STATE OR ARMY SERVED: Virginia
REGIMENT: 6th Battalion
RANK: Drummer (he was only 12 years old)!!!!!!
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#12
A significant family history, White Angel. Thanks for sharing it with us.
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#13
Really something your family lineage, @WhiteAngel.
I have long admired those with such ancestry, and
been intrigued by their unique American experience.

I would be interested to know the count or even
approximation of such living descendants, if one
exists.
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(04-16-2018, 11:51 AM)DennyCrane Wrote: We need George Washington 2.0


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.... or Jefferson Davis. I'll take either.
Get over it or die mad.  
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I could file for DAR 12 different ways - proven blood lines - but just never have bothered. My two 1st cousins have done so for DAR and SAR. Maybe one day.
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(04-16-2018, 12:22 PM)WhiteAngel Wrote: I could file for DAR 12 different ways - proven blood lines - but just never have bothered. My two 1st cousins have done so for DAR and SAR.  Maybe one day.

And my family prolly served them all drinks at their tavern in Philadelphia ~ they were up and running before the Revolutionary War ~ and, from the lack of inheritance, I'm sure they ran it about the same as I do the C&B. Chuckle
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(04-16-2018, 12:10 PM)Verity Wrote: Really something your family lineage, @WhiteAngel.
I have long admired those with such ancestry, and
been intrigued by their unique American experience.

I would be interested to know the count or even
approximation of such living descendants, if one
exists.

I have admired that type of ancestry as well. Most of my family was still pulling plows and working the fields in Russia during that time period. I sometimes wonder if they ever heard of America or got any outside information at all. A very few were city dwellers whose transit to a different life had been paid for with hard labor by the rest of them. Its so interesting to me that people have long familial roots in the country they are living in. That's something I'm not personally familiar with.
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Mom's side of the Family has been on this continent since the middle 1600's . She qualified DAR , DUV and UDC . No great Patronage to claim , but been here all along . One of Dad's forebearers is in the big Driving of the Golden Spike picture . Only man standing alone .
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#19
On Mom's side of the family, one of my ancestors was a sister of Daniel Boone.
So I guess my lineage goes back more than a couple hundred years.
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(04-16-2018, 07:49 PM)Aquarius Wrote: On Mom's side of the family, one of my ancestors was a sister of Daniel Boone.
So I guess my lineage goes back more than a couple hundred years.

Guess what? Chuckle

ALL of our lineages go back that far...all the way to the beginning, actually. Jptdknpa

(Apologies, I couldn't resist ~ but I know whatcha' meant!)

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