I got an email from a fellow researcher of a common family from eastern North Carolina in which this person was wondering if there was an 1840 Revolutionary War pensioners census for one eastern NC county like there was for another nearby county. It dawned on me that a lot of people might not know that the 1840 Federal Census has a second page behind the listing of all of … [Read more...] about Have you checked the 1840 Pensioners Census for your Revolutionary War ancestors?
While going through old files that I've brought over from computer to computer over the years (some of which go back to the late 90s!), I found this list titled: "WAR OF 1812 - 2 REG'T (July, 1813) NORTH CAROLINA MILITIA" Best I can tell, it's the Craven County militia that was mustered in July 1813. There are names here that are not in the War of 1812: Militia of North … [Read more...] about War of 1812: Craven County Militia who enlisted in July 1813
The following is a list of men whose guns "were taken into the King’s Service for the Use of the Dobbs Detachment [against the Regulators] and ... not returned to the Owners." This can be found in the Colonial Records of North Carolina, Volume 22, pp 413-414. Visit this site learn more about the Regulator movement, the Battle of Alamance, and related events that reflected … [Read more...] about List of Dobbs County citizens whose guns were taken and used by the King’s forces against the Regulators