Alexander County

Revolutionary War

Soldiers Buried in Alexander County

GEORGE BROWN, was born in Rowan County, North Carolina, in 1755. He enlisted there in the fall of 1776, serving two months under Captain James Montgomery and Col. Francis Locke. He again enlisted in the summer of 1779, serving five and one-half months under Quartermaster Yarberry. He removed to Tennessee, and from there to Union County, Illinois, but died in Alexander County December 10, 1846. He was pensioned.

ADAM CLAPP, served in the war from North Carolina. He came to Union County, Illinois, in 1809, settling in Sandy Creek, which is now in Alexander County, where he probably died. He was on the grand Jury in Union County in 1818. He was pensioned.

Contributed by Lynn Tooley


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