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Madison County
Patriots

of the
American Revolution

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This page is dedicated to Revolutionary War Patriots known to have lived in Madison County. 
If you know of a Patriot not listed here, or have additional information or corrections, or would
like to be added as a descendant/researcher, please contact county coordinator.

 


William Bragg

Private ~ Virginia Continental Line

William Bragg served in the 3rd Virginia Regiment under Lt. Joseph Blackwell.
He was injured and discharged in 1777.

He applied for a Revolutionary War Pension on 17 May 1819 in Oglethorpe Co., GA.
Widow Ruthy applied 27 June 1844 Madison County, GA.


DAR Patriot Index:
Born 12 June 1755 in VA
Died 1834 in GA
Married Ruthy
Pvt. VA, Pensioner

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835
William Bragg ~ Madison County
Private, Virginia Cont'l Line
$96.00 Annual Allowance
$1,324.90 Amount Received
July 22, 1819 Pension Started
Age 79

Born 15 June 1744 in Virginia
Died c1834 in Georgia
Married Ruthy (Arnold?)

See Bible Record
See Pension Application

Researcher(s): 
Mary Love Berryman
Jeanne Arguelles

 


Hawkins Bullock

Private ~ South Carolina Militia

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:

Hawkins Bullock ~ Madison County
Private, South Carolina Militia
$73.88 Annual Allowance
$147.76  Amount Received
May 22, 1833 Pension Started
Age 69

Born: 19 Mar 1763 in Granville Co., NC
Died: 1 Nov 1833 in Oglethorpe Co., GA
Married:  Francis Roy/Rae Gordon
March 12, 1789, Union County, South Carolina

See Pension Application

 


Robert Carithers

Captain ~ South Carolina

Born 30 Mar 1744 in Lancaster County, PA
Died 4 Oct 1832 in Madison Co, GA
Married Mary Luckie 18 Apr 1782 in Abbeville District, SC

See Pension Application

 


William Cheek

Private ~ South Carolina Militia

DAR Patriot Index:
Born 29 Sept 1752 in VA
Died 16 Mar 1845 in GA
Married (1) Mary "Polly" Vines
Married (2) Mrs. Sinthia Coker
Pension and Widow's Pension

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:

William Cheek ~ Franklin County
Private, South Carolina Militia
$80.00 Annual Allowance
$240.00 Amount Received
July 30, 1833 Pension Started
Age 82

Listed as a Revolutionary Pensioner, age 89, on the 1840 Census in Madison County

See Pension Application

 


Isaac David

Patriotic Service ~ Virginia
Private ~ Georgia

March 1781 - Furnished 300 lbs of beef to the American Revolutionary Army
(Public Claims, Henry Co VA Booklet, Reg C 5520, Virginia State Library, Richmond, VA)

Born 30 May 1756 in Virginia
Died 11 Apr 1840 in Madison Co., GA
(DAR Marker at Lystra Primitive Baptist Church, Danielsville, GA)

isaac david dar
Married (1) Mildred White
Married (2) Mrs. Susannah (Wilkins) Vaughn, widow of James

See Will

Researcher(s):  Jeanne Arguelles

 


William Glasgo

Private ~ Maryland Militia

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:
William Glasgo ~ Madison County
Private, Maryland Militia
$80.00 Annual Allowance
$240.00 Amount Received
June 7, 1833 Pension Started
Age 71

See Pension Application

 


Stephen Groves

Private ~ Pennsylvania Militia

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Volume 57 pg. 242 DAR ID Number 56702

DAR Patriot Index:
Born 6 Jan 1740 in England
Died July 1851 in GA
Married Isabelle Weakly

Stephen Groves (1740-1839) was placed on the pension roll of Madison County, Ga., 1834, for service as a private, Pennsylvania militia.  He was born in England; died in Madison County, Ga.

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:
Stephen Groves, Madison County
Private, Pennsylvania Militia
$26.66 Annual Allowance
$79.98 Amount Received
April 10, 1834 Pension Started
Age 93

See Pension Application

Researcher(s): Glenda Walker

 


Frederick Hawks

Private, Virginia Militia

Entered service as a volunteer in 1777 from his residence in Brunswick Co, VA.
Served until the end of the war.

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:

Frederick Hawks, Madison County
Private, Virginia Militia
$20.00 Annual Allowance
$60.00 Amount Received
April 12, 1833 Pension Started
Age 82

Born 22 Jan 1752 in Dinwiddie Co, VA
Died between Sept. 1836 - Mar. 1837, probably in Madison Co, GA
Married (1) Mary (Daniel?) before 1770 in VA or NC
Married (2) Nancy Adkins 19 Jan 1807 in Oglethorpe Co, GA
Places of residence:
Dinwiddie Co, VA
Brunswick Co, VA
Warren Co, NC
Madison Co, GA

See Pension

Researcher(s):  Jeanne Arguelles

 


William Hodge

Private ~ South Carolina Militia

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:
William Hodge, Madison County
Private, South Carolina Militia
$80.00 Annual Allowance
$240.00 Amount Received
December 22, 1832 Pension Started
Age 72

See Pension Application
See Will Book A, Page 86

 


Alexander Human

Private, North Carolina

Enlisted as a private in May 1778 from Caswell Co., NC.
Engagements: Briar Creek, Stono Ferry and Guilford Courthouse.

Born: 18 Sept 1760 in Maryland
Died:  4 Dec 1853 in Madison Co, GA
Married:  Elizabeth Hawks, daughter of Frederick Hawks
Places of Residence:
Maryland
Caswell Co, NC (1770s-c1783)
Madison Co, GA (c1783+)

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:

Alexander Human, Madison County
Private, North Carolina Militia
$33.88 Annual Allowance
$101.54 Amount Received
April 10, 1833 Pension Started
Age 73

Listed as a Revolutionary Pensioner, age 80, on the 1840 Census for Madison County

See Pension
See Family Group Sheet

Researcher(s):  Jeanne Arguelles

 


James Kelan

Corporal ~ Maryland Continental Line

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:
James Kelan ~ Madison Countu
Corporal, Maryland Cont'l Line
$96.00 Annual Allowance
$664.52 Amount Received
September 6, 1819 Pension Started
Suspended May 1, 1820, Restored December 2, 1823
Age 80

 


Samuel Long

Ensign ~ Pennsylvania Militia

Marker at New Hope Presbyterian Church near Paoli:
Ensign Sam'l Long
Pennsylvania Militia
Revolutionary War

See Will Book A, Page 15

 


John McCurdy

Private ~ Pennsylvania Militia

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:
John McCurdy ~ Madison County
Private, Pennsylvania Militia
$43.77 Annual Allowance
$131.31 Amount Received
May 28, 1833 Pension Started
Age 71

See Pension Application

 


Joseph McDerment

Private ~ North Carolina Militia

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:
Joseph McDerment ~ Madison County
Private, North Carolina Militia
$33.00 Annual Allowance
$ Amount Received
November 13, 1833 Pension Started
Age 77

See Pension Application

 

 


James Sanders

Private ~ North Carolina

Born 16 March 1762 in Johnston (now Wake) County, NC
Died 1846 in Madison County, GA
Married (1) Elizabeth Riley 28 Jul 1786 in Surry Co, NC
Married (2) Flora

Children of James and Elizabeth Sanders:
Tabitha Sanders born 14 Nov 1786 - married John Shepard
Elizabeth Sanders born 2 Sept 1789 - married William Dickson
Sally Sanders born 16 May 1791 - married Hugh Dickson
Melinda Sanders born 2 Jun 1793 - married Hugh Leeper
Melintha Sanders born 2 Jun 1793
Eleanor Riley Sanders born 11 Apr 1795

See Pension Application
See Will Book B, Page 16


 


Robert L. Tate

Private ~ Virginia Militia

DAR Patriot Index:
Born 27 Jul 1765 in VA
Died 15 May 1846 in GA
Married (1) Martha "Patsy" Brewer
Married (2) Mary "Polly" Long

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:
Robert L. Tait, Madison County
Private, Virginia Militia
$80.00 Annual Allowance
$240.00 Amount Received
May 22, 1833 Pension Started
Age 68

Listed as a Revolutionary Pensioner, age 76, on the 1840 census in Madison County

See Pension Application
See Will Book B, Page 14

Researchers/Descendants:
Barbara Gunn

 


James Thompson, Sr.

Private ~ North Carolina Militia

Born:  18 Dec 1763 in Pennsylvania
Died: 29 Jun 1851 in Madison Co., Georgia
Married Sarah Saye, daughter of Richard Saye, in Madison Co., GA

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:
James Thompson, Madison County
Private, North Carolina Militia
$69.00 Annual Allowance
$207.00 Amount Received
June 1, 1833 Pension Started
Age 70

Listed as a Revolutionary Pensioner, age 77, on the 1840 census in Madison County

See Pension Application
See Will Book B, Page 56

 

 


John Thompson

Private ~  Pennsylvania Continental Line

Born c1757
Enlisted in Philadelphia in Capt. Weaver's 10th Pennsylvania Regt.
Died 28 Mar 1817 in Georgia

Married Christiana Redwine 4 Oct 1781 in Granville Co, NC
Children:
Sarah Thompson born 7 September 1782
Elizabeth Thompson born 19 May 1784
William Thompson born 9 March 1786
John Thompson born 22 January 1788
Richard Thompson born 15 February 1790
Joel Thompson born 4 August 1792
Nancy Thompson born 15 October 1795
Mary Thompson born 24 December 1798
James Thompson born 11 October 1804


See Widow's Pension Application

 

 


James Towns

Private ~ North Carolina Militia

Born March 1756 in Brunswick County, VA
Entered the service in Warren County, NC
Died 1843 in Madison County, GA

See Pension Application
See Will Book B, Page 8

 


Charles Tuggle

Private ~ Virginia Continental Line

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:
Charles Tuggle, Madison County
Private, Virginia Cont'l Line
$80.00 Annual Allowance
$240.00 Amount Received
April 11, 1833 Pension Started
Age 79

Listed as a Revolutionary Pensioner, age 87, on the 1840 census in Madison County
(In household of Martin Rowe)

See Pension Application

 


Isaac Vernon

Private ~ North Carolina Militia

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:
Issac Vernon, Madison County
Private, North Carolina Militia
$22.00 Annual Allowance
$55.00 Amount Received
May 29, 1833 Pension Started
Age 78

 

 


Henry Ward

Private ~ North Carolina Militia

Enlisted 1780 in Surry County, North Carolina
Married Charity Sanders

See Widow's Pension Application

 

 


Samuel Warden

Private ~ North Carolina Militia

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:
Samuel Warden, Madison County
Private, North Carolina Militia
$80.00 Annual Allowance
$240.00 Amount Received
March 27, 1834 Pension Started
Age 74

See Pension Application

 


Edward Ware

Sergeant ~ Virginia Militia

Georgia Pension Roll of 1835:
Edward Ware, Madison County
Private - Sergeant Virginia Militia
$56.17 Annual Allowance
$168.51 Amount Received
July 30, 1833 Pension Started
Age 72

Marker at Ware Family Cemetery, northeast of Danielsville:
Sgt. Edward Ware
VA Militia, Revolutionary War
(Sept. 18, 1760 - Nov. 21, 1838)

See Pension Application
See Will Book A, Page 95


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