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Private E-1 2
1764 2
Bladen County, North Carolina 2
aft 26 Apr 1855 2
Sumter County, Georgia 2

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Full Name:
Levi Glass Senior 2
Full Name:
Levi Glass 1
Also known as:
Levy Glass 2
1764 2
Bladen County, North Carolina 2
aft 26 Apr 1855 2
Sumter County, Georgia 2

Revolutionary War 1

Army 1
Private E-1 2
Captain Joshua Hadley 2
DAR Ancestor #:
A045333 2
Pension Number:
S10749 2
Fourth Company, North Carolina Regiment 1
SAR Ancestor #:
P-166860 or (61) 2
North Carolina 1

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Levi Glass Pension Number: S10749 (55 pages) transcribe by Will Graves


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Georgia, Laurens County

For the purpose of obtaining the benefit of an act for the relief of certain Surviving officers & Soldiers of the Army of the Revolution approved on the 15th of May 1828, I Levi Glass of the County of Thomas in the State of Georgia do hereby declare that I enlisted in the Continental line of the Army of the Revolution for and during the war and continued in Service until its termination at which period I was a private in Captain Joshua Hadley's Company in the Regiment of the North Carolina Line and I also declare that I afterwards received a certificate for the reward of $80 to which I was entitled under a resolve of Congress passed the 15th of May 1778 and I further declare that I was not on 15 March 1828 on the pension list of the United States.

Sworn to & Subscribed this 27th day of October 1828.

S/ Levi Glass

S/ Neill Munroe, JP

[Instant Hall and Anneritta Moore gave supporting affidavits as to the reputation of the applicant as a revolutionary war soldier.]

[p 51]

Revolutionary Claims

Treasury Department,

6 December 1828

Levi Glass of __ in the County of Thomas in the State of Georgia has applied to the Secretary of the Treasury for the benefits of the act, entitled "An act for the relief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the Revolution," approved the 15th of May, 1828. He states that he enlisted in the Continental line of the Army of the Revolution, for and during the war, and continued until its termination, at which period he was a Private in Captain Hadley's Company, in the __ regiment of the North Carolina line; and that he received a certificate for the reward of eighty dollars, provided by the resolve of the 15th of May, 1778; and further, that he was not on the 15th of May, 1828, on the pension list of the United States, and that he has received as a pensioner since the 3rd of March, 1826, nothing

The Third Auditor is requested to report how far the several statements are corroborated by the records in his Office.

By order of the Secretary

S/ F. A. Dickins

Treasury Department,

Third Auditor's Office,

10th December 1828

It appears by the records of this office, that a certificate for the reward of eighty dollars has been issued to __ in the ___

It further appears that Levi Glass is not now on the pension list of any agency, and has not been so since the 3rd March 1826 at the rate of __ dollars per month.

S/ Peter Hagner, Aud.

The name of Levi Glass cannot be found among those of the North Carolina line to whom Certificates for the gratuity of Eighty Dollars were issued.

[p 46]

War Department: Bounty land office

7 January 1829

It does not appear by the records of this office that Levi Glass of the North Carolina line ever received or is entitled to bounty land of the United States.

S/ Robert Taylor

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Georgia, Decatur County

This day came before me William Chester an acting Justice of the Inferior Court for said County Archibald Culbraith2 of said County and after being duly sworn deposeth and saith that he is personally acquainted with Levi Glass Senior of Thomas County Georgia and the deponent served in the Continental Service with said Glass in the North Carolina Regiment under the command of General Green [Nathanael Greene] and that he Glass was a faithful good Soldier.

2 No claim was filed by anyone of this or any similar name claiming service in the NC line or otherwise.

Sworn to and Subscribed before me this 12th day of October 1830.

S/ William Chester, JIC S/ Archibald Culbraith, X his mark

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State of Alabama, County of Barbour

On this the nineteenth day of April 1851, personally appeared before me M. B. Wellborn a Justice of the Peace, in and for the County and State aforesaid, Levi Glass now a resident of Barbour County Alabama, aged Eighty-seven years, who being duly sworn, according to law, doth, on his oath, make the following declaration, in order to obtain a pension under the existing pension walls of the United States.

That he, the said Levi Glass was a private in the company commanded by Captain Joshua Hadley, in the Battalion of Major Robert Raiford, and Regiment of volunteer Infantry commanded by Colonel Litte—alias Litel—alias Leightle [Archibald Lytle] (affiant not knowing how to spell the Colonels name) under General Green [Nathanael Greene] in the war of the revolution between the US and Great Britain of 1776. That he volunteered at Fayetteville North Carolina in January A.D. 1782 for the period of Eighteen months – marched to Wilmington, and thence to the Ashley River in South Carolina, and joined the forces under General Greene under preparation for an attack upon the British then in Charlestown. From Ashley River affiant was marched to James' Island near Charleston, where he was honorably discharged in March or April A.D. 1783 – having served about thirteen or fourteen months.

S/ Levi Glass

Sworn to and subscribed, on the day and year above written, before me, as witness my hand and seal. S/ M. B. Wellborn, JP

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[p 9]

State of Florida, County of Holmes: SS

On this 26th day of April A.D. 1855 personally appeared before me, a justice of the peace within and for the County and State aforesaid, Levi Glass, aged 91 years, a resident of Holmes County in the State of Florida who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is the identical Levi Glass who was a private in the company commanded by Captain Joshua Hadley in the __ Regiment of __ commanded by Colonel Litle [Archibald Lytle] in the revolutionary war between the United States of America and Great Britain that he enlisted in the State of North Carolina on or about the last of

December 1781 for the term of Eighteen months and continued in actual service in said war for fourteen days; that he has never made application for bounty land under this I nor any other act of Congress and that he has never received a land warrant.

He makes this declaration for the purpose of obtaining the bounty land to which he may be entitled under the act approved the third day of March, 1855. He also declares, that he has never applied for nor received, under this or any other act of Congress, any bounty land warrant.

S/ Levi Glass, X his mark

[Veteran was pensioned at the rate of $38.30 per annum commencing March 4th, 1831, for service as a private for 11 months and 14 days in the North Carolina Continental line.]

Levi Glass; Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Ancestor #: A045333

Service:  North Carolina    Rank: Private

Birth: 1766, North Carolina Death: Post (After) 26 Apr 1855 Holmes Co. - Living in Florida

Pension Number:  S10749 Service Source:  S10749

Service Description:  1) Capt. Joshua Hadley, Maj. Robert Baiford, Col. Little.

Residence 1) City: Fayetteville - County: Cumberland - State: North Carolina  

Child [Spouse #] Spouse

James Wesley Glass [1] Sarah Arline

Levi Glass (Jr., the third, III)  [1] Sally Martin



American Revolution Patriot, Levi Glass (1764 - 1855); Census and other Records




Source Citation

Year: 1850; Census Place: District 26, Sumter, Georgia; Roll: M432_82; Page: 147A; Image: 300

Name: Levi Glass Age: 83 Birth Year: abt 1767 Birthplace: North Carolina Home in 1850: District 26, Sumter, Georgia, USA Gender: Male Family Number: 34

Household Members: Name Age James Glase 52, Sarah Glase 46 Martha Glase 24 Sara Glase 19 Elizabeth Glase 17 Augusta Glase 15 Caroline Glase 10 Emeline Glase 10 John W Glase 2 Henrietta Glase 2 Levi Glass 83


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