Jacob Beeler 1761-1842. Tennessee: Son of John Valentine Beeler 1737-1823 and Mary Turney Beeler 1740-1810. Born in Frederick County Virginia in the Fall of 1761. Moved in April 1770 to the waters of Beaver Creek, north of the Holston River in what is now Sullivan County Tennessee. Enlisted as a Ranger in the North Carolina Troops in June 1775. Overmountain Man, served at the Battle of King's Mountain South Carolina, October 7, 1780, with his younger brother Joseph Beeler 1762-1845. Filed for a United States Pension on August 22, 1832, in Sullivan County, TN, at the age of 70 years. Lt. Edward Cox and Private Peter Hughs were witness to this pension application. Final Payment Voucher September 1842.