Residing in Hopkins Co., KY when he applied for a pension, stating that he was born in Charles City Co. in 1753 and was living in Surry Co. in 1774 when he volunteered under Capt. Charles HARRISON and aided in guarding Wiliamsburg for 12 months. In 1776 in Amelia Co he re-enlisted as was appointed Sgt. of his company marched south and was stationed in GA. Hired a substitute to serve out the remaining 3 months of his 3 year term.