Adam Reep

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Adam REAP/REEP, a soldier in the Revoluationary War. He was the most notable REEP in NC history. He was a scout of considerable renown in the battles of Ramsours Mill and Kings Mountain in 1780. Ramsours Mill was near Lincolnton, and Kings Mountain is on the NC-SC state line. Adam was the son of Adolph. Adam was born in York County, PA in 1755. He died June 12, 1837 in Lincoln County, NC From varaious accounts of Adam REEP's services in the Revolutionary War it is seen that Adam lived on the west bank of the south fork of the Catawba River north of the present Reepsville road river bridge.

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