These rosters will contain the names of the North Carolina soldiers that fought in the Revolutionary War.
THE KING’S MOUNTAIN MEN Katherine Keogh White. “I recommend the use of this list in your roster” Mrs. Van Orsdell, Registrar Gen., Washington, D. C. Reference Pages 115. Col. Richard Allen, Sr., Wilkes Co. 119. Andrew Carson, Iredell Co. 124-125. William Lenoir, volunteer, Capt. Lt., Surry Co. (now Wilkes Co.) 140. Robert Abernathy 141. Daniel Alexander, in Mecklenburg militia, 1778-1781. 141. Elias Alexander, of Rutherford Co. 142. James Alexander, received pension for service in N.C. militia, both in Rowan County 142-142. Richard Allen, Col. of militia, Wilkes Co. 143. Vincent Allen, Lincoln Co. 143-144. William Alston, born in Warren Co., Lt. Col. of 3rd Reg., member of Provincial Congress of 1776 144. Thomas Arbuckle, in Fincastle Co. 144. Matthew Armstrong, pensioned by N. C. in 1783 145. William Armstrong 145. John Baker, received pension in N.C. 146. John Barton, Wilkes Co. 146. George Bean (also Been), all Watauga riflemen, under Col. Sevier 146. Jesse Bean (also Been) Capt., all Watauga riflemen, under Col. Sevier 146 John Bean (also Been) , all Watauga riflemen, under Col. Sevier 146. Robert Bean (also Been) , all Watauga riflemen, under Col. Sevier 146. William Bean (also Been) , all Watauga riflemen, under Col. Sevier 148. Robert Berry, received pension from N.C., 1833 148. Thomas Bicknell, Wilkes Co. 148. William Blackburn 151. William Bradley, of Lincoln Co., family tradition states he was in Battle of King’s Mtn. 151. Richard Bradley, of Lincoln Co., family tradition states he was in Battle of King’s Mtn. 151. Matthew Brandon, born in Roane Co., N.C. (supposed to have served at King’s Mtn. 152. Capt. Alexander Breckenridge, Fincastle Co. 152. Capt. Robert Breckenridge 153. Jacob Brown, lived in Watauga Co. 153. John Brown, Capt., lived on the Yadkin in Wilkes Co., in 1770 154. Samuel Caldwell, born in Orange Co., pensioned from N.C. 154. Joseph Callaway, Legislator from Ashe in 1804 and 1806. 156. William Carroll, of Lincoln Co., pensioned by N.C. in 1833. 156. Andrew Carson, Iredell Co., perhaps at King’s Mtn. 156. John Carson, Capt., Burke Co. *Fincastle and Tryon counties no longer exist; each named in honor of a royal Governor, but as these governors sided with Great Britain, in the war for American Independence, the names were abolished, by the expedient of subdividing the two counties. Fincastle was divided into the counties of Montgomery, Washington and Kentucky. Tryon being divided into Lincoln and Rutherford. Pages 157. John Childers } From Wilkes Co. 157. Mitchell Childers } 158. John Chittim, pensioned in Lincoln Co., N.C. 158. James Clark, pensioned in Lincoln Co., N.C. 158. Michael Clark, pensioned in Lincoln Co., N.C. 159. Benjamin Cleveland, commanded the men from Surry and Wilkes Co., at King’s Mtn. 159. Robert Cleveland, died in Wilkes Co. in 1812 159. Samuel Clowney, settled on the Catawba 161. James Collins, from Lincoln Co. 161. Samuel Collins, from Lincoln Co. 162. William Cook, in the Surry troops under Cleveland 162. Charles Cook } pensioned in N.C., claimed by descendants to have served at King’s Mtn. 162. Edward Cook } 162. Robert Cook } 162. Thomas Costner, received pension in Lincoln Co., 1833 162. Martin Coulter, of Surry Co., pensioned in Lincoln Co., 1833 162. Thomas Cowan, born in Rowan Co. 162. William Cox, living in Watauga in 1775 163. James Cozby (or Cosby), regimental surgeon under Sevier 164. Joseph Crockett, Capt. of militia 164. Walter Crockett, Maj. } of Fincastle County 164. William Crockett, in militia 164. John Crockett, father of Davy Crockett, was with the militia from Lincoln Co. 166. John Crow, commanded a company from Fincastle at Point Pleasant 166. George Dameron, pensioned in Lincoln Co. 166. Lawrence Darnell, surveyor, went to Fincastle in 1774 167. Benjamin Davidson } home at Davidson’s Fort, in the extreme west of Burke Co. 167. William Davidson 167. John Davis, Capt. 167. Nathaniel Davis 167. Samuel Davis } all owned land in Fincastle Co. in 1774 167. Robert Davis 167. Joel Davis } pensioned by N.C. 167. Nathan Davis 168. Joseph Dickson, commanded a company of Lincoln Co. men 168. Joseph Dickson, of Rowan Co., a Major at King’s Mtn. 169. Joseph Dixon (Dickson) } of the N. C. Line 169. John Dixon (Dickson) } 169. Joel Dixon (Dickson) } 169. Rev. Samuel Doak of Watauga } Watauga County 169. Jesse Duncan, in Cleveland’s Regt. 169. Joseph Duncan, Sevier’s 169. John Duncan 170. Peter Eddlemon, in Lincoln Co. regiment and pensioned in Lincoln Co., 1835 170. William Elmore, pensioned in N.C. 171. Benjamin Estill, one of the first justices of Fincastle 171. Samuel Espey, living in Lincoln Co., in 1770; wounded at King’s Mountain 171. James Ewart } in N. C. Line 171. Robert Ewart } 171. James Farewell, with Lincoln Co. men 172. Edmund Fear, from Burke Co. 172. Thomas Fear, of N.C. Line, pensioned but name does not appear in the battle roll Pages 173. James Gaines, Sr., pensioned in N.C., in 1833 174. Harris Gammon, in militia of Washington Co., N.C. 174. John Goss, of militia, Washington Co., N.C., Sergt. under Sevier 174. Thomas Gillespie } settled on Watauga in 1772 174. George Gillespie } 175. Devereux Gilliam, early settler in the fork at the mouth of the French Broad. 175-176. Enoch Gilmer } brothers from Lincoln Co. 175-176. William Gilmer } 176. Benjamin Gist, a justice of Washington Co., in 1778, Capt. in its militia in 1780 177. Joseph Godwin } from Lincoln Co., pensioned in Lincoln in 1833 177. Robinson Godwin } 177. Samuel Godwin } 177. Preston Goforth, in the Rutherford troops under Col. Hampton and was killed by brother who was on tory side. 177. Charles Gordon, native of Va., who moved to Wilkes Co., N.C., where he became a Maj. of militia. 178. Chapman Gordon } in N. C. troops 178. George Gordon } 178. Thomas Gourley (also Gorly and Gorely) early settler on the Watauga 178. Col. William Graham, born in Va., moved to Shelby Co., N.C., where he died in 1835 178. James Gray, from Rutherford 178. Jesse Green, early settler in Watauga 178. Alexander Greer, early settler in Watauga 179. John Gregory } of Lincoln Co., pensioned there in 1833 179. William Gregory } 179. Nathan Gwaltney, from Lincoln, pensioned in 1833 180. Nicholas Hafner (Hofner), pensioned in Lincoln, 1833 180. Simon Hager, pensioned in Lincoln; 1833 180. John Haile, early settler at Watauga 180-181. Frederick Hambright, before the Revolution, moved to Long Creek in Tryon County 182. Andrew Hampton, born in England, but in 1751 was living in Rutherford Co., N. C., Capt. in 1776, Col. in 1779 182. Edward Hampton, a brother and a Capt. 182. Jonathan Hampton, with Rutherford troops 182. Capt. Samuel Handly, born in N.C. 184. Robert Hansley, in N.C. militia 184. William Hansley, in Albemarle militia, was not at King’s Mtn. 184. John Harrell } pensioned by North Carolina 184. Joseph Harrell } 184. Kidder Harrell } 184. James Harris, born in N.C., 1736 186. John Helm, in Lincoln militia, pensioned in Lincoln in 1833. It is a family tradition that he was in the battle of King’s Mtn. 186. Abraham Helton, of N.C. militia 186. Conrad Henniger, on the Middle Fork of Hokton in Fincastle in 1774 186. Henry Henry } brothers living in Gaston Co., N.C. 186. James Henry } 186. Moses Henry } 188. James Hill, from Lincoln 189. Daniel Horton } early Watauga settlers 189. Henry Horton } 189. Joshua Horton } Pages 189. Zephaniah Horton, pensioned in N. C., but his application does not say whether he was in the battle of King’s Mtn. 191. David Hughes } early Watauga settlers 191. Francis Hughes } 191. Thomas Hughes } 191. Thomas Hunter, from Gaston Co. 192. Zachary Isbell, early Watauga settler 192. Jeremiah Jack, Watauga settler 193. William Jackson, Capt. 193. George Jarnigan (Jernigan), Lt., pensioned by N.C. in 1844 194. James Johnson, born in Lincoln Co., 1742 194. Robert Johnston (Johnstone), pensioned by N.C., 1835, privt. 194. Capt. William Johnstone, pensioned in N.C. 195. Daniel Jones, of N.C. 195. John Jones, a Watauga rifleman 195. Robert Karr (Carr), lived in what is now Greene Co., N.C. 196. Robert Kennedy, mentioned by Heitman as a Capt. in the N.C. service 196. Henry Kerby, in N.C. militia 196. Joseph Kerr, born in Pennsylvania, the family moved to N.C. when he was very young. 197. John Kidd, with the Lincoln men and was pensioned 198. Robert Knox, in militia of Lincoln Co., N.C., pensioned in 1833 198. Benjamin Knox 198. James Knox } on N. C. pension list 198. Samuel Knox } 198. Tidence Lane, born 1764, was in N.C. Line 199. George Ledbetter, Capt. of Rutherford troops 199. James Lee, born in Va., settled at High Shoals, N.C. 199. James Leeper, moved to Davidson Co. in the winter of 1780-81, and was a Capt. on the border. 200. Shadrach Lefy, Lincoln Co. man, and pensioner 200. Maj. Micajah Lewis, born in Va., 1755, moved to Surry Co., N.C. 200. Capt. Joel Lewis, born in Va., 1760, moved to Surry Co., N.C. 201. Joseph Logan } Lincoln Co. men in the Company of Mattocks 201. William Logan } 201. Robert Lucas, on the Watauga in 1772, at King’s Mtn. A Capt. under Sevier 201. Major Isaac Lucas, brother of Robert; in 1781 moved to Davidson Co. 201. Capt. Joseph Lucas, an early Watauga settler 201. Capt. Joseph Lusk, was on the Watauga in 1776. 202. John McAdoo, early settler on Watauga 202. William McCafferty, Irish merchant, near Charlotte, who turned the British army into a wrong road to protect the whigs on their way to King’s Mtn. 203. William McCarthy, was under Cleveland, pensioned in Lincoln in 1833 203. Francis McCorkle, in 1774 on the Committee of Safety for Rowan Co., N.C. 204. Magnus McDonald, in the N.C. militia 204. Charles McDowell, Col., born in Va. 1743, did at Morganton, N.C., 1811 204. Maj. Joseph McDowell, brother to the colonel, commanded a regt. at King’s Mtn. 204. James McElwee, a native of N.C. 204. Robert McFarland, Lt. in the battle; moved from N.C. to Wythe Co. 205. McKee ------, the mother of Maj. William Chronicle, first married a McKee in Penn. He died in Lincoln Co., N.C. The Maj. Was the only son by her first marriage 205. Capt. David McKessick, wounded at Ramseur’s Mill, it is claimed that he was present at King’s Mtn. 205. Alexander McLain, came from Ireland to N.C. 206. Tapley Mahannas, from Lincoln Co., N.C., pensioned there 207. Josiah Manor, in the N.C. troops, is said to have been in the battle, pension application does not give it 207. Salathiel Martin, in the N.C. troop 208. Patrick Mason } of Lincoln Co., pensioned in 1833 208. Thomas Mason } 208. Capt. John Mattocks, of the Lincoln Co. men 209. William Mayes, a N.C. Soldier, pensioned in Lincoln as a privt., 1833 209. Adam Meek, came from Ireland while young, settled in Mecklenburg Co., N.C., and was a signer of the Mecklenburg petition. Lt. at King’s Mtn. 209. Nathan Mendenhall, said to have been with the Lincoln men; pensioned in Lincoln, 1833 210. Elijah Mitchell, born in Mecklenburg Co., N.C. 211. Alexander Moore, in the Lincoln militia, pensioned in Lincoln, 1833. Tradition says he was at King’s Mtn. 211. John Moore, born in Lincoln in 1759. 211. Alexander Moore } brothers of John, in Rev., and all claimed as King’s Mtn. men 211. James Moore } 211. William Moore } 211. John Morehead, born in Richmond Co., Va., 1766, moved to Rockingham Co., N.C., where he died 1832 211. Peter Morrison } of Burke Co., N.C. 211. William Morrison } 211. Jeremiah Munday, a Lincoln Soldier, pensioned there in 1833 212. Henry Murfree, claimed as a N.C. participant 212. Teeler Nave, one of the first settlers of the Watauga 212. Abraham Nave } Sons of Teeler Nave. Tradition is that they were under Shelby 212. Conrad Nave } 212. Henry Nave } 212. John Neal, of N.C. militia 212. John Nelson, N.C. private 213. Isaac Newman, in the militia from Guilford 213. John Newman, early immigrant to the Watauga 214. Eli Overton, of the N.C. militia 214. George Parke, born in Amherst Co., Va., when a boy went with his father to the Yadkin 215. Humphrey Parker, from Lincoln Co., where he was pensioned 215. Arthur Patterson, native of Ireland, settled near King’s Mtn. 215. Arthur Patterson, Jr. } sons of Arthur, all in the battle 215. Thomas Patterson } 215. William Patterson } 215. William Patterson of Patterson’s Mill on the Watauga was in the battle 216. Elias Peebar, one of the early Watauga settlers, signed the Halifax petition 216. Adam Peck came from Botetourt, one of the first pioneers on Mossy Creek 217. Jesse Perry, pensioned in Knox, 1833, for service in the N.C. militia; tradition is that he was in the battle 217. Joseph Phillips, served under Cleveland, moved from Surry Co., N.C., to Clairborne Co., Tenn. 217. Ezekiel Polk, signed the Mecklenburg declaration 218. William Potter, of the Lincoln militia, pensioned in N.C., claimed he was in the battle 218. Thomas Preston, commanded a company under Sevier. In the Watauga purchase of 1775, his name appears, etc. 219. William Rankin, with the N.C. troops 219. Benjamin Reed 219. James Reed 219. Thomas Reed 219. William Reed 219. John Reed 219. Joseph Reed 219. Samuel Reed The above seven names are those of James Reed's seven sons; all were at King's Mountain (Note: The seven names are bracketed "pensioned at King's Mountain.") 219. Adam Reep, lived on west bank of Catawba 219. Michael Reep, pensioned in Lincoln Co., N.C., name does not appear as a King's Mtn. man 219. Charles Regan, pensioned in Lincoln; it is the tradition that he was in the battle 219. Henry Remfeldt, pensioned in Lincoln, 1833, not known whether he was at King's Mtn. 219. James Reese, lived in Greene Co., noted for the state of Franklin; the others from the county in the same convention being Daniel Kennedy, Joseph Hardin, John Newman, and James Roddy. All were King's Mtn. soldiers 219. David Reese, a signer of the Mecklenburg resolutions 219. William Reeves, on Watauga in 1775, signed the Halifax petition of 1776 220. Elisha Reynolds, born in Wilkes 1775; became a Lt. 221. William Robertson, of the Rutherford men, under Hampton, was wounded 221. William Robinson, lived in Rutherford Co. 221. Thomas Robinson, brother to William 221. William Robinson, a Lt. under Sevier; signed of [sic] the Halifax petition 221. James Roddy, early settler on the Watauga 222. John Ross, born 1764; served in the N.C. militia; said to have been at King's Mountain 223. Samuel Scott, Sr., a minute man under Campbell, born in N.C. 223. Thomas Scott, brother to Samuel, in militia 223. William Scott, brother to Samuel, in militia 223. Gen. John Sevier lived at fort on Watauga, the first built on that river 223. Valentine Sevier, Capt., born in London, settled first in Va., then came with his brother and father to Watauga where he settled 223. Robert Sevier, another brother, also a Capt. 223. Abraham Sevier, another brother, a privt. 223. Joseph Sevier 223. James Sevier (Note: These two names are bracketed "sons of the General") 223. Robert Shannon, Capt. of Lincoln Co. 224. Adam Sherrill, born on the Yadkin, 1758 225. John Shirley, under Cleveland, probably from Watauga 225. John Sigman, of Burke Co., a Capt. under McDowell 225. Daniel Siske, of Wilkes Co., was killed 225. John Smart, a Rutherford soldier 225. David Smith, born in Anson Co., N.C. 226. John Stamey, said to have been in the battle, pensioned in Lincoln Co., N.C., 1833 227. Matthew Talbot, Sr., early Watauga settler 228. James Tatum, in the battle, pensioned in Watauga Co., N.C. 228. Andrew Taylor, Jr., in the N.C. troops 229. Major (blank) Temple, moved to Mecklenburg Col in 1766 229. Philip Tillman, a Lincoln man, pensioned in Lincoln Col, N.C., 1833 230. James Todd, probably of Watauga Co. Pages 230. David Vance, born in Frederick Co., Va., 1748, early removed to N.C. In 1797, he was living in Buncombe, a Col. of militia 231. John Waddell, a settler on Watauga, 1775 231. Martin Waddell, also early settler 231. William Walker, of Rutherford Co., pensioned in N.C. 232. George Webb, a man of affairs on Watauga 232. John Weir, born in Ireland 1743, settled at Weir's Bridge in Gaston Co., N.C. In the Revolution a scout, then a Capt. 232. Charles Whit, of Lincoln Co., N.C., pensioned there 232. Isaac White, Lt. 232. James White, Capt. 232. Thomas White, Lt. (Note: These three names are bracketed "born in Pennsylvania, moved to Lincoln Co., N.C. in 1779") 233. Daniel Williams, Capt. under Marion; he was born in Wilmington Co., N.C. 234. Samuel Williams, born in N.C. 1733; a Capt. under Sevier 234. Joseph Wilson 234. Robert Wilson (Note: These two names are bracketed "in the N.C. Line") 234. Zaccheus Wilson, signer of Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence; member of provincial Congress of 1776, etc. 235. Maj. Joseph Winston, born in Louisa Co., Va., 1746; moved to Stokes Co., N.C. 1769, etc. 235. Elisha Wither, of the Lincoln Co. men, pensioned in N.C. 235. John Witherspoon, born in 1760, a privt. under Cleveland; after the war, represented Stokes two years in the legislature 235. James Withrow, born in Va., 1746, died 1836; moved to Rutherford Co., served under Hampton 236. Jacob Womack, on the Watauga, 1772; signed the Halifax petition Additional Pages 237. James Alexander, born in Rowan Co., N.C. 1756; entered the army from Lincoln 237. William Carr, enlisted from Mecklenburg Co., N.C., 1775 237. Pharoah Cobb, born in Northampton Co., N.C., 1752; enlisted in Watauga settlement, 1776 238. Robert Culbertson, born in Penn., enlisted from Caswell Co., N.C., 1780 238. John Duckworth, born in Va., 1759; died in Burke Co., N.C., 1843; enlisted 1776 238. William Feinster, born in S.C.; died in Iredell Co., N.C. 238. John Floyd, born in Mecklenburg Co., N.C., 1758; enlisted 1776 238-239. Nicholas Gibbs, said to have been at King's Mountain, received a land grant from North Carolina for services in the Continental line 239. James Gray, born in Va., 1755, enlisted in the "Liberty Men," from Rutherford Co., N.C., applied for pension in Rutherford, 1832 239. Joel Hampton, enlisted from Wilkes Co., N.C. 1779; in service till 1783 239. John Helms, born in Botetourt, 1761, applied for pension in Lincoln Co., N.C. 1833 239. Joseph Henry, pensioned in Buncombe Co., 1832 239. Joseph Henry, enlisted from Lincoln Co., N.C. 239. John Henry 239. Moses Henry (Note: These two names are bracketed "brothers of second Joseph, were killed at King's Mtn.) 240. Samuel Johnson, Lt. at King's Mtn., and was wounded, pensioned by North Carolina about 1798. 240-241. John Love, born in Va., pensioned 1832, when living in Wilkes Co., N.C., at King's Mtn., a substitute for his father, James. 241. Francis McCorkle, born in Scotland 1740; died in Salisbury, N.C., 1802 241. Henry Massengale, born 1758, enlisted in N.C. 241. Michael Massengale, born in Northampton Co., N.C., 1756 241. Samuel Martin, born in Ireland, 1752; died in Lincoln Co., N.C., 1836 241. Benjamin Newton, born in Va., enlisted from Caswell Co., N.C. 242. Asher Reeves, enlisted from Wilkes Co., N.C. 242. Elisha Reynolds, died in Wilkes Co., N.C., 1836, in service 1776-81 242. Bethiel Riggs, moved to Wilkes Co., N.C., and took Cleveland’s place at King’s Mtn. when the latter was wounded 242. David Smith, born in Anson Co., N.C., 1753 242. James Taylor, substituted in Surry Co., N.C., serving in the Third N.C.; moved to Blount Co., where pension was allowed in 1832. 242. William Utterly, born in Connecticut, died in Wilkes Co., N.C., 1794 244. William Walton, enlisted in Wilkes Co. 245. James Wyley, born in Mecklenburg Co., N.C., 1762, pensioned in Blount Co., 1833