A New Kent County resident, he moved to Charles City following the war. He was one of only two residents who received a state pension. The proceedings in the House of Delegates indicate that he was drafted from the New Kent militia into the Continental Army for a term of 18 months. He was marched southward where be continued in service until be contracted a disorder which deprived him of his eyesight. A pension of 10 pounds per annum was awarded to be paid yearly out of taxes collected by the Charles City Sheriff. In the Chesterfield Supplement he is described as age 18, 5′ 5 ¾? tall, planter, brown hair, dark eyes, dark complexion, enlisted for the term of the war. He died after 13 NOV 1787.