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Alexander, Dan (Pvt.) -- b. 1755 Edgecombe County, North Carolina. d. 10 October 1850 Union County, Mississippi. Grave located in Pine Pole Cemetery, Union County, Mississippi. Private, North Carolina troops.

Archibald, Thomas -- d. 18 October 1800. Served in Salisbury District, State of North Carolina. Grave located in Old Fourth Creek Historical Cemetery (Burial Ground) Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina.

Armstrong, James -- Revolutionary soldier buried in Calvary Hill Cemetery, Silver Creek, Lawrence County, Mississippi

Benson, Henry (Wagonmaster) -- b. 1755 d. 1828. Grave located several miles south of New Hebron, near mouth of Silver Creek, near Pearl River, Lawrence County, Mississippi. Marker placed in small Benson Cemetery where Henry's son, Pharaoh and Grandson Charles are buried now called Drummond Hill, unkept and deserted. Henry's daughter Lena Newson buried 12 miles north, nearer New Hebron between New Hebron and Silver Creek. Government marker. Served in Virginia Line.

Boyd, James -- b. 1763 Lancaster, Pennsylvania. d. 1854 Newton County, Mississippi. Grave located in Chism Family Cemetery on the Van Henry Farm on Highway 494 near Union, Newton County, Mississippi.

Brent, John, Sr. -- (Private) b. ca. 1754. d. 22 November 1822. Buried in Brent Cemetery, Holmesville, Pike County, Mississippi.

Bruin, Peter Bryan -- b. 1754-6. d. 27 January 1827. Major, Virginia. m. Elizabeth Edmunds. Buried at his home "Bruinsburg" near Windsor Ruins, Claiborne County, Mississippi.

Burke, John -- (Soldier) b. 1760. d. 1848. Buried at Spain Cemetery, near Fayette, Franklin County, Mississippi.

Calcote, John Sr. -- b. 1755, Newport Parish, Colony of Virginia, d. 1830, Franklin County, MS. Served in the Revolutionary War with General Francis Marion "The Swamp Fox," South Carolina. Pioneer settler of Mississippi Territory. Buried in the Calcote Cemetery near Brookhaven, MS.

Carlton (Carleton) Joseph -- b. 1 October 1763. d. 23 March 1858. Private in Virginia, 1st Virginia Regiment. Payroll from Archives. Mrs. J. D. McGill, Jr., Rt. 2, Box 289, Tupelo, MS reported that because of vandalism in Carlton Cemetery between Gadsden and Boaz, Alabama, Mrs. Charles Sheppard of Gadsden (also a descendant of Joseph Carleton) had the marker placed at her plot in the Gadsden Cemetery. Joseph Carleton is buried in the Sheppard Plot, Attalla Cemetery, Attalla, Alabama.

Carter, Isaac -- b. 1756. d. 1840. Grave located in Carter McSwain Cemetery, Old Augusta, Perry County, Mississippi.

Davis, Samuel Emery -- b. 1756. d. 4 July 1824. Buried in Hurricane Plantation Cemetery, Warren County, Mississippi. Remains moved in 1943, to Beauvoir Cemetery and marked by DAR 1943. 4 July 1976 a new marker was added with SAR emblem

Douglas, John -- b. 4 October 1764 in Rowen County, North Carolina. Married: 1st in North Carolina; 2nd in 1804, in Georgia to Nancy Wallman Denman. d. 9 November 1839 in Copiah County, Mississippi. Buried in Old Providence Cemetery, Copiah County, Mississippi.

Foster, James -- b. 2 August 1752. d. 14 November 1835. Grave located at Foster Mount Cemetery, Adams County, Mississippi. Pvt. in Capt. McGaw's Co.

Freeland, Capt. Frisby -- b. 1747 Calvert Co., Maryland. d. 1819, Grave located at Windsor Cemetery, 10 miles southwest of Port Gibson, Claiborne County, Mississippi, on Indian Mound on Windsor Plantation near the Windsor Ruins.

Gates, Charles, Sr. -- b. 1761. d. 1846. Grave located in Old Aberdeen Cemetery, Aberdeen, Monroe County, Mississippi. Bronze upright marker.

Gayarre, Charles Etienne Arthur -- b. 9 January 1805. d. 11 February 1895. Marker located 5 miles south of Mississippi State line on Highway 51 in Kentwood, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. Ceremony held to mark "Roncal," the home of historian and Revolutionary War figure

Gerault, John -- b. 24 Feb. 1755. d. 28 May 1813. b. London, England. Marker on the Court House Lawn, at his death the cemetery was a block in the middle of Natchez, Mississippi. After a new cemetery was established some graves were moved as the Roman Catholic Church was built on the block in 1832.

Gideon, Richard -- Grave located in Old Center Cemetery, Highway 8 near Greenwood Springs, Monroe County, Mississippi.

Gill, John, Jr., -- Private -- South Carolina. b. 1754. d. 1828. Grave located in Gill Cemetery, 2 miles from Bogue Chitto, Lincoln County, Mississippi.

Guion, Major Isaac -- Grave located in Natchez Cemetery, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi. b. 11 April 1775, New Rochelle. d. 17 September 1823.

Harris, Mark Mitchell -- Grave located at Murrah's Chapel Grounds, 11 miles from Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi on Highway 69 South.

Harrison, Richard -- b. 1754. d. 29 December 1799. Grave located in Harrison-O'Quinn Cemetery, Fayette, Jefferson County, Mississippi. Captain Virginia State Troops and Captain of Illinois Regiment under George R. Clark.

Hart, John Bryan -- b. ca. 1760. d. 1822. Grave located in a wooded area 1 mile from Highway 51, between Bogue Chitto and Norfield, Lincoln County, Mississippi. Soldier in South Carolina.

Henderson, Gen. John -- Grave located in Bethel Cemetery, Selmer, McNary County, Tennessee, 2 miles south of Selmer.

Hillhouse, William -- b. near Catawba River, South Carolina, 18 March 1760. d. Starkville, Mississippi, 28 April 1848. Grave located in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi. Entered service in 1775 as private under Gen. Richardson. Was Lt., then Capt. under Gen. Sumter. Was in the battles of Rocky Mount, Hanging Rock, Camden, and Ft. Granby.

Humphreys, Col. Ralph -- b. 1735 Virginia. d. 20 September 1789. Grave located at Grindstone Ford Cemetery, in Claiborne County, Mississippi. Marker in Wintergreen Cemetery, Port Gibson, Claiborne County, Mississippi. "In memory of Col. Ralph Humphreys, 1735-1789, Revolutionary Soldier, died in Claiborne County, Mississippi. Erected by the DAR 1905."

Ingraham, Francis -- b. 1754. d. 24 August 1848. Grave located at Wintergreen Cemetery, Port Gibson, Claiborne County, Mississippi. Service: 3rd Continental Troops, Massachusetts Lines.

Jackson, Isaac -- b. 1755. d. 1821. Private in South Carolina Light Horse Troop, Revolutionary War. Grave is located in Berwick, Amite County, Mississippi

Johnson, Daniel -- Grave located in Johnson Cemetery, 3 miles east of Crystal Springs, Copiah County, Mississippi.

Johnson, Samuel -- d. 1849 Tate County, Mississippi. Served as Private and Sgt. in Capt. Pollards Co., 6th SC Reg. Commanded by Col. Henderson. Enlisted 2 June 1777 and served until 1 December 1779.

Johnson, William -- b. 1754. d. 1853. Grave located in cemetery on a farm, southeast of Nettleton, in community of Wren, Monroe County, Mississippi

Johnson, William -- b. 1762 Salisbury, North Carolina. d. 1845 in what is now Newton County, Mississippi. Grave located in Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery near Decatur, Newton County, Mississippi. Served as Private.

Kitchen, John -- b. 1755. Grave located in the Lann-McKinney Family Cemetery, Spluge (rural area), Monroe County, Mississippi.

Lancaster, Moses -- b. 2 February 1752. d. 9 December 1811. Buried in Old Cemetery, Acworth, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. Marked by Col. Samuel Ashley Chapter DAR 11 October 1986. Marker purchased by Mary Lancaster Germaine, member of the Magnolia State Chapter DAR, Jackson, Mississippi.

Leake, Walter -- b. 20 May 1762. D. 6 November 1825. Marked: 18 November 1978

Lewis, John -- b. 1747. d. 1825 Grave located at Old Lewis-Bibb Graveyard near Highway 68 between Russellville and Auburn, Logan County, Kentucky.

Lewis, Joseph B. -- b. 30 September 1763. d. 24 March 1845. Wife: Sara Elizabeth Lewis b. 16 October 1770. d. 10 September 1826. He was a Private from South Carolina, with Gen. Francis Marion when disbanded 1782 -- (c1935 and affidavit from Harriet Lewis Dillon, 97 years old, daughter of Joseph B. Lewis, son of soldier, 3rd SC Regiment.) Buried in Pine Bluff Cemetery, Dentville, Copiah County, Mississippi.

Love, David -- b. 1763. d. 1827. Buried Wilkes Cemetery, Culleoka, Maury County, Tennessee. Service: Virginia Militia under Capts. James Finley and Jeho Stevens. Married 1784 to Mary Draper Love b. 1768. d. 1840.

Love, John Draper -- d. 1863. Wife: Susannah Caruthers. Buried in Wilkes Cemetery, Culleoka, Maury County, Tennessee. moved from John Draper Love Cemetery in 1979. Grave was marked by special permission of DAR.

Lusk, Samuel -- b. 9 April 1750. d. 14 April 1825. Grave is located in Ewell-Lusk Cemetery near Gloster, Amite County, Mississippi.

McBee, Silas -- Grave located in William Cemetery, a community of Gershorn, on Highway 15, 12 miles south of Pontotoc, Pontotoc County, Mississippi.

McDonald, Willis -- Grave located in China Grove Cemetery, Lorman, Jefferson County, Mississippi.

McGehee, Samuel -- b. 1759 Prince Edward County, Virginia. d. 6 September 1821. Buried in McGehee Family Cemetery, near Liberty, Amite County, Mississippi. Served under Capt. Daniel Triggs with Montgomery Co. Militia, Virginia as Pvt. & Lt.

McKie, Daniel -- Grave located in St. Peters' Cemetery, Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi.

Marschalk, Andrew -- Grave located in Natchez Cemetery, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi. b. 4 February 1767 New York. d. 8 Aug. 1836 Washington, Mississippi

Meek, Alexander -- b. 14 December 1764. d. 8 September 1857. Grave located in Meek Family Cemetery, Tyro, Marshall County, Mississippi.

Murphree, David -- Buried in Old Airmount Cemetery, Yalabusha County, Mississippi.

Neely, Jacob -- b. 1758. d. 15 July 1845, age 87. Grave located in Liberty Baptist church, 6 miles east on Highway 80, Jackson, Rankin County, Mississippi.

Peden, Samuel -- Grave located in Cemetery 8 miles northwest of Dekalb, Kemper County, Mississippi.

Quin, Peter -- b. 11 April 1750 Ireland. d. 21 December 1824. Grave located in Holmesville Cemetery, 10 miles east of McComb, Pike County, Mississippi. Wife: Judith Robinson b. 14 September 1760 d. 6 October 1840 m. 1776, Virginia, buried there.

Ragan, John -- b. 8 July 1766. d. 30 April 1830. Grave located about 2 miles from Mt. Zion in Mt. Carmel Cemetery which is abandoned and overgrown by trees. The marker is at Mt. Zion Church near Prentiss, Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi.

Reeves, Lazarus -- d. 1827, Grave located at Clear Creek Cemetery, 4 miles east of McComb, off Quin's Bridge Road on black-topped road, Pike County, Mississippi.

Riley, John -- Born in Elbert County Georgia 1748. Died 1852. Grave located at Macedonia Cemetery, Blue Mountain, Tippah County, Mississippi. (First Memorial Marker of Revolutionary Soldier in Mississippi placed by DAR.)

Robertson, Norvell -- b. 22 May 1765 Virginia. d. 16 September 1855 Mississippi. Grave is located in cemetery near Collins, Covington County, Mississippi. Served as Pvt. in Virginia Militia against Cornwallis.

Ross, Arthur Brown -- Patriot. b. 9 August 1746. d. 5 August 1806. Buried at Beech Hill Cemetery, Red Lick (near Fayette), Jefferson County, Mississippi

Ross, Capt. Isaac -- b. 5 January 1760. d. 19 January 1836. Grave located in Family Cemetery, Prospect Hill Plantation, near Port Gibson, Jefferson County, Mississippi. Served in Gen. Sumpters Brigade as Captain.

Ross, George -- Grave located in Shiloh National Cemetery, on the Tennessee-Mississippi Line, Alcorn County, Mississippi

Rum, Adam -- b. 17 September 1756. d. December 1822. Grave located in the yard of Jefferson County Court House, Fayette, Jefferson County, Mississippi. Served in the Battles of Brandywine, Trenton, Princeton, from Virginia Second Virginia Regiment, Continental Line.
Shelby, Moses, Jr. -- b. 8 November 1761 South Carolina. d 15 April 1823. Grave located at Pisgah Church Cemetery 7 miles from Hermanville, Claiborne County, Mississippi. Son of Moses Shelby and wife Isabel. Also a first cousin of Capt. Moses Shelby m. Milly Renfro. Wife Elizabeth Neal, both buried in same place. Served as pvt. in North Carolina Troops.

Shows, John -- 1760-1842. Nahoula Chapter and Shows Family unveiled monument in Johnson-Shows Cemetery four and one-half miles south of Ellisville on New Augusta Road, Mississippi.

Shy, Samuel -- b. 15 August 1765. d. 13 December 1830. Grave located 1 mile from Pennington, Morgan County, Georgia. Pvt. Georgia.

Stanifer, Luke -- Grave located in New Hope Cemetery, near Hatley, Monroe County, Mississippi.

Stringer, Josiah -- b. 1760. d. 1837. Grave located in Hepzibah C. Watts plot, near his granddaughter's grave, near Oakvale, Lawrence County, Mississippi. Served as Sgt. in North Carolina Troops in Lt. Col. Harney's Co.

Thomas, David -- b. 6 October 1758. d. 4 July 1840. grave located in family cemetery 3 miles from Gloster, 6 miles from Centreville, Amite County, Mississippi. War records in War Dept. and Wood's Records of Soldiers of Virginia".

Tuscombia, Chief -- Grave located on Highway 45, 12 miles north of Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi.

Warren, John -- b. 18 December 1752. d. May 1821. Grave located at Warren Cemetery at Sandy Hook. 17 miles south of Columbia, Mississippi.

Wheeler, General Joe -- Grave in Shiloh National Cemetery, on Tennessee-Mississippi Line.

White, Capt. Thomas, Jr. -- b. 1740. d. 1812. Grave located in White Family Cemetery in Claiborne County, 4 miles south of Port Gibson. Marker placed in Wintergreen Cemetery, Port Gibson, Claiborne County, Mississippi.

Wilson, James -- b. 1751 Ireland. d. 1827 Mississippi. Grave located in Family Cemetery, 1-1/2 miles east of Becker, land now owned by Woodie Thornton, near Becker, Monroe County, Mississippi.

Willis, Colonel John -- N. C. Mil. Rev. War. Grave located in Memorial Park on S. Union Street side, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi.

SOURCE:

Source: The History of the Mississippi State Society Daughters of the American Revolution 1896 - 1996

 

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