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Our Patriot Ancestors

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Listed are names, ranks, and states of service for ancestors of the Tryon Resolves Chapter, NSDAR, members. This list includes Patriots of the American Revolutionary War and ancestors who supported the cause for American independence through civil or patriotic service. 

Please click Patriot's photo for more information. 

Christian Carpenter
North Carolina
(1725-post 1799)
Patriotic Service


Signed the Tryon Resolves
Furnished Supplies
Jacob Carpenter
North Carolina
(1734-1807)
Patriotic Service


Furnished Supplies
Elijah Cattell
New Jersey
(1751-1793)
Military - Captain


First Battalion
John Cave
Virginia
(1758-1825)
Military - Soldier


Second Virginia Regiment
Cornelius Clafflin
Massachusetts
(1733-1818)
Military - Lieutenant


Fifth Middlesex Regiment, under Colonel Samuel Bullard

Also served under Colonel Thomas Pain

Fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill
John Culbertson
North Carolina
(1740-1808)
Military - Soldier


Lincoln County Regiment
Benjamin Culp
South Carolina
(1759-1829)
Military-Lieutenant


Bennett's Regiment
Fought at the Battle of Fishing Creek, South Carolina
Samuel Espey
North Carolina
(1758-1808)
Military-Captain


Lincoln County Regiment

North Carolina Light Horse Regiment

Battle of Wofford Ironworks
Battle of Hobgood Hill
Wounded at Kings Mountain
Christopher Flowers
Pennsylvania
(1757-1813)
Military-Private


10th Regiment
William B. Gettys
Pennsylvania
(1756-1790)
Military-Private


Philadelphia Militia
Aquila Giles
Maryland
(1756-1822)
Military-Lieutenant Colonel


Aide-de-camp to General Arthur St. Clair
John Glen
North Carolina
(1726-1828)
Patriotic Service


Provided Substitute
Preston Goforth
North Carolina
(1739-1780)
Military-Private


Rutherford County Regiment
Killed at Battle of Kings Mountain, possibly by a bullet from his own brother.
Benjamin Greer
North Carolina
(1748-1815)
Military-Captain


Wilkes County Regiment
Served under Colonel
Benjamin Cleveland

Civil Service
Patriotic Service
Frederick Hambright
North Carolina
(1727-1817)
Military-Lieutenant Colonel



Lincoln County Regiment

Battle of Stono Ferry
May have been at the Battle of Ramseur's Mill
Wounded at Kings Mountain
Member of Provincial Congress
Justice of the Peace
John Hoyle
North Carolina
(1749-1822)
Military Service-Lieutenant


Served under Captain John Walker
Civil Service-Juror
Patriotic Service-Furnished Supplies
Valentine Lohr
Pennsylvania
(1747-1826)
Military-Private


York County Militia

Legend has it that he was a waggoner carrying mail early in the Revolution and was wounded in an ambush.
Christian Mauney
North Carolina
(1741-1815)
Patriotic Service


Home Used for Tryon County Courthouse


Furnished Supplies
Benjamin Newton
North Carolina
(1752-1835)
Military-Captain


Lincoln County Regiment
Arthur Patterson
North Carolina
(1747-1803)
Military-Private


Lincoln County Regiment

Taken prisoner by Major Patrick Ferguson, but released after the Battle of Kings Mountain
Jacob Plonk
North Carolina
(1747-1845)
Military-Private


Tryon County Regiment
Pulled from active duty in 1780 to make shoes for the army.

Wilmington Expedition
John Prewitt
Virginia
(1755-1837)
Military-Private


Fought at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse
Moses Ratchford
South Carolina
(1754-1821)
Military-Soldier


New Acquisition District
Regiment
Served in the militia under Captains Andrew Love and Walter Carson
Joshua Roberts
North Carolina
(1760-1844)
Military-Private


Rowan County Regiment
Daniel Sargent
North Carolina
(1757-ante 1812)
Patriotic Service

Prisoner of War
Furnished supplies
Joseph Starnes
Virginia
(1755-1844)
Military-Private


William Campbell's Regiment
Fought at Kings Mountain
Possibly shot one of the bullets that killed Major Patrick Ferguson
Enoch Stone
North Carolina
(1760-1823)
Patriotic Service


Paid for Services Rendered
Jacob Stroup
North Carolina
(1724-1805)
Patriotic Service


Rendered Material Aid
Isaiah Warren
North Carolina
(1729-1803)
Patriotic Service


Furnished supplies

Civil Service
Justice of the Peace
Henry Whitener
North Carolina
(1717-1792)
Patriotic Service


Furnished Supplies
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Photo Courtesy of Mike Huffstetler

Photo Courtesy of Mike Huffstetler

Photo Courtesy of Mike Huffstetler

Photo Courtesy of Mike Huffstetler

Photo Courtesy of Mike Huffstetler

Photo Courtesy of Debbie Baker

Photo Courtesy of  J. M. Dedman and David R. Weiss

Photo Courtesy of Gwen Kodad

Photo by Armantia 

Photo Courtesy of Melvin Weiss

Photo Courtesy of Rita Wehunt Black

Natalie Maynor from Jackson, Mississippi, USA 

Photo Courtesy of Isobel   

Photo Courtesy of Richard Jordan

Photo Courtesy of Kevin Mull

Photo Courtesy of Robert Jowett

Photo Courtesy of Jack Bowman & Gordon Grant

Photo Courtesy of "Sharon and Jackie"

Photo Courtesy of Richard Jordan

Photo Courtesy of Mike Stroupe

Photo Courtesy of Judith Parker-Proctor

Photo Courtesy of  J. M. Dedman and David R.Weiss

Photo by Jason Harpe

Photo by Mike Huffstetler

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