The following Revolutionary War soldiers either enlisted in, lived in, died in or is buried in Washington County..
A H R
Acre (Acor), Jacob; CT Continental Line Hale, Amon; MD Militia Range, Peter; 8th VA Regt.
Adair, James; SC line Hale, Nicholas, Jr.; enlisted in Washington Co. Reagan, Jeremiah; VA
Adams, John Hale, Nicholas; State Troops, MD Robertson, Charles; MAJ, NC
Handley, Samuel; VA Rock, John
B Hannah, Andrew; NC Ross, Edward; VA (Point Pleasant)
Bacon, Isaac; PA Harmon, Adam; VA Line Ryland, John**; wagonmaster
Banks, Edward; VA Line Harris, Benjamin; MD or VA Barron, Joseph; VA Harris, Hugh; CPL, NC Militia S
Barton, Isaac; PA Harris, J.C.; served under Gen. Washington Salts, John
Bayles, John; 10th Reg. Continental Troops Henry, Robert; VA Line Scott, John; SC Line
Bean, John; in company of Dragoons to patrol Hoss, Jacob** Sevier, James; enlisted NC Troops
Bean, William; CPT, Watauga Riflemen Howell, Charles; VA Line Sevier, John; COL, NC
Beard, Robert; VA Line Hunt, Esli**; NC Sevier, Robert; died Kings Mountain
Bell, Thomas; VA Line Hunt, Moses**; NC Shealds (Shields), William; NC
Bell, Thomas; CPT, VA Hunt, Thomas** Sherrill, George Davidson; served under John Sevier
Biddle, Thomas; CPT Hunter, Jacob; NC Sherrill, Samuel; NC
Blackburn, Robert; VA Militia Hyder, Michael; 1 SGT to defend Watauga Fort Slaughter, William; NC
Blair, John, Sr.; PA Militia Hyder, William; NC Sliger, Henry; Company of Rangers, Washington Co.
Blair, John; Battle of Kings Mountain Smith, Laton (Leighton); enlisted Washington Co.
Blair, John, Jr.; CT Line I Smith, William; PA Line
Boyd, Henry; 4th VA Regt. Ingle, Adam; PA Line Smith, Zebulon**; NC
Boydston, William; NC Ingle, John; VA Line Smithpeter, John Michael; Kings Mountain
Brashears, Samuel; CPT, Kings Mtn Ingle, Joseph; VA Line Snapp, John; ENS, VA
Brooks, Giles**; VA Ingle, Michael; VA Line Stinson (Stevenson), William, Sr.
Brown, George; NC Isbell, Godfrey; NC Militia Strain, John; Pension Jonesborough agency
Brown, Jacob Sr.; CPT, Kings Mountain Isbell, Zachary**; NC Militia (Kings Mountain) Brown, Jacob; NC T
Brown, Jacob; SC Militia, (Kings Mountain) J Taylor, Andrew, Jr; NC under John Sevier
Brown, Jacob; patriotic service (wagonmaking) Jackson, Jonathan; VA Continental Line Taylor Andrew, Sr; 9th VA Regt.
Brown, Peter**; MD (Kings Mountain) Jackson, Samuel Dorsey; LT, GA Taylor, Christopher; CPT, VA
Brown, Thomas**, SC Jones, Darling; NC Taylor, Isaac; LT, under John Sevier
Broyles, Michael; VA Line Taylor, Leeroy; NC
Buchanan, Andrew; Kings Mountain K Thacker, William; VA Line
Burleson, Aaron; NC Keebler, Jacob, Jr.; PA Thomas, John; VA
Byerly, Michael; VA Line Kelsey, William; 8th VA Regt. Tipton, John; VA
Kennedy, Daniel; CPT, Kings Mountain Tipton, Joseph; VA
C King, Henry; NC Tyler, William**; VA
Campbell, David; MAJ, VA Militia Kite, John Campbell, Hugh; VA (?) V
Campbell, John; VA L Vance, Samuel; Kings Mountain
Cannon, William; SC Lackey, Thomas; VA Line Vaughn, Richard; NC
Carr, John **; SC Lane, Isaac**; LT, VA and NC Clark, Barnes** Lane, John Fuller; patriot, no military service W
Clark, George ** Lane, Tidence**; NC Waddell, John; NC
Clark, John; LT, NC Militia Little, Jonas**; VA Walton, Jessee**; NC
Clark, William II** White, Isaac; Lt, NC Militia
Cloyd, William; PA Line M Williams, Edmond; non-military service
Crouch, John; VA Martin, Joseph M. Wilson, Joseph; John Sevier's Regiment
Crouch, Joseph; CPT, VA Milita Mathes, Alexander; CPT, VA Line Wood, Samuel; NC
Matlock, Zachariah,**; VA D May, Cassimore; PVT, Battle of Brandywine Y
Deaderick, David; Adjutant and Paymaster, VA McAdoo, John, Sr.; Kings Mountain York, William CPT, NC
Dillard, Thomas**, VA McCray, Daniel**; NC Young, John; PA Line
Doak, Samuel; chaplain and recruiter McEwen, Alexander; defended Houston Station, Blount Co. Young, Robert; NC, Kings Mountian
Douglas, John ; NC Militia McNabb, David; raised company of militia, Washington Co. Duncan, Charles; PVT, VA McNabb, John; CPT under John Sevier Duncan, James; VA Militia McNabb, William Duncan Joseph; VA Line and Kings Mountain Miller, Peter; VA Mitchell, Adam E Montgomery, Richard Eldridge, Simon; NC Line Moore, William Epperson, Thomas; NC Morton, Thomas; pension Jonesborough agency Mulkey, Thomas; service against Cherokees F Fain, John; PVT, Kings Mountain N Fain, Nicholas; VA, Kings Mountain Nelson, William, Sr.; SC Fitzgerald, George; VA Line Nelson, William; served in Tipton's Company Fletcher, Richard; Washington Co. Soldier Floyd, Perry; VA Line P Fulkinson, John; VA Line Painter, Adam; VA Painter, Edom; VA Line G Patton, Robert; PA Gann, Nathan; NC Pearce, James ** Gibson, Billingsley; VA Line Persinger, Jacob, Jr.** Gilleland, John; NC Pierce, Joshua; MD Line Gillespie, Allan; NC Porter, Charles; MD Line Gillespie, Thomas; NC Gist, Benjamin; Kings Mountain Gist, Thomas; VA Line Green, Jesse; Kings Mountain Greene, Samuel; PA Line Greenway, William; VA Greer, Andrew, Sr.; Kings Mountain Greer, Joseph; NC Greer, Samuel; PA Gresham, Thomas; NC
Abstracted with permission from History of Washington County Tennessee 1988 by The Watauga Association of Genealogists, PO Box 117, Johnson City, TN 37605-0117.
Excerpted from Roster of Soldiers and Patriots of the American Revolution buried in Tennessee, published in 1974 as the Bicentennial Project of the Tennessee DAR; State Regent, Mattie Wardlow Mettel.
[** – indicates name obtained from source other than the above named book.]
If you have proof that someone participated in the American Revolution and lived, died, or received their pension from an office in Washington County, please let us know. Send a photocopy of the document along with a brief note supporting your application. Betty Jane Hylton, 1610 Seward Drive, Johnson City, TN 37604-7144.