Filed a pension application in 1833 from Barren Co, Ky stating that he volunteered in OCT 1775 as a private in the Charles City militia under Capt. John GREGORY and David MERRY, Lt. Maj. Stith HARDYMAN, commander, he was born in Charles City 15 JUN 1755 and lived in said county during the Revolutionary War, he joined the company at the Charles City Courthouse and marched to Williamsburg for the purpose of meeting Gov. DUNMORE who was endeavoring to destroy the magazine; he received unwritten discharge by disbandment in Charles City, having served to the best of his recollection four weeks in 1777 in the fall he again volunteered as a private in the Virginia militia for one year under Capt. Edward MARRABLE, Lt. David MERRY, in the same county and was marched to Williamsburg where he stayed about two weeks when he was marched back to Sandy Point on James River where he served out the year, in June 1777 he again volunteered in Charlotte Co under Capt. Thomas WILLIAMS and served two months as a sergeant; served three months in Capt. Gideon SPENCER company under Maj. John OVERSTREET; served other tours for which details not given; in 1784 he moved to Halifax Co, from thence in 1814 he moved to Kentucky.