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Kings Mountain Purple Hearts. 07Oct1780 Patriot Casualty List. Kings Mountain Purple Hearts 1909. Rees Bowen (b. 1737) was named for his grandmother Rebecca Rees Bowen. His name was spelled Reese in most public records, but 1 st Lt Reece Bowen on the 1909 BKM plaque.

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Kings mountain purple hearts

Kings Mountain Purple Hearts

07Oct1780 Patriot Casualty List


Kings mountain purple hearts 1909

Kings Mountain Purple Hearts 1909


Kings mountain purple hearts

Rees Bowen (b. 1737) was named for his grandmother Rebecca Rees Bowen. His name was spelled Reese in most public records, but 1st Lt Reece Bowen on the 1909 BKM plaque.

m. Louisa Margaret SMITH b: 6 Oct 1745 d: 16 Feb 1834

1762 Received from mother 230 acres on Glade Creek of Roanoke.

Bowen was a big man who often wore the championship boxer belt around Maiden Spring Fort which he erected in 1772 in current Tazewell County VA.

Summers History of Southwest Virginia page 338

Lieutenant Pees Bowen, also commanded one of the companies of the Virginia regiment was oft served while marching forward to attack the enemy, to make a


Kings mountain purple hearts

Rees Bowen (b. 1737) was named for his grandmother Rebecca Rees Bowen. His name was spelled Reese in most public records, but 1st Lt Reece Bowen on the 1909 BKM plaque.

m. Louisa Margaret SMITH b: 6 Oct 1745 d: 16 Feb 1834

1762 Received from mother 230 acres on Glade Creek of Roanoke.

Bowen was a big man who often wore the championship boxer belt around Maiden Spring Fort which he erected in 1772 in current Tazewell County VA.

Summers History of Southwest Virginia page 338

Lieutenant Pees Bowen, also commanded one of the companies of the Virginia regiment was oft served while marching forward to attack the enemy, to make a


Kings mountain purple hearts

Jacob Barnett was a Captain in Hampton’s Corps according to several veterans.

Mrs. Abarilla Wilbanks (who is unable by bodily infirmity to attend in open Court) a resident of the same District and State, aged as near as she can ascertain about Ninety eight years,

Pickens District SC, widow of William Willbanks 07Jan1845 FPA R11508

Said that Barnett was killed at Kings Mountain.

Otherwise universal accounts state that Barnett was killed at the Battle of Eutaw Springs. Several called themselves “refugees” who joined Tryon County Whigs to rally to Kings Mountain. Though Barnett was perhaps one of those, it is unclear.


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Berry, Enoch

FPA W8128 03Oct1832, Warren Co TN, age about 69 years

In Aug1780, Berry volunteered for 2 mo under Capt Samuel Wood. Joseph McDowell took the command, only a battalion of us. We march across the mountain and joined Cols Campbell, Sevier, & Shelby who were soon on their way to King's Mountain. McDowell's battalion marched on with them and participated in the Battle. Berry, his father & brother were all engaged in the battle. His father William was killed and his brother Ezekiel was wounded, and died of his wounds shortly after he returned home. The declarant was again marched back to Morganton and discharged.


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Washington Co VA Tuesday 21Nov1780 p 1160

Daniel Smith, William Edmondson, James Dysart, James Montgomery, James Fulerson, Robert Campbell magistrates

James Phillips, widow Mary

Robert Edmondson, will

William Edmondson, widow Elizabeth

Andrew Edmondson, widow Anne

Thomas McCulloch, widow Isabella

William Blackburn, widow Elizabeth

Lusk Orphans


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Biecknell Thomas

Pension application of Thomas Biecknell (Beicknell, Bicknell) R12399 Rachel fn17NC

03Dec1845, Pickens District SC of the Court of Ordinary for the District & State aforesaid, Mrs. Rachel Biecknell age 88, the widow of Thomas Biecknell, Entered under Capt Richard Allen of Wilkes Co NC. Marched under Captain Lanore [sic, William Lenoir], Colonel Cleveland

[Benjamin Cleveland] & Colonel Hearne [sic, probably Benjamin Hearn], but it is impossible forher to state the particulars. That her husband the said Thomas Biecknell was wounded with an ounce ball in his hip in the Battle at Kings Mountain. He was carried to Burke County near Morganton, to the house of Mrs. Bowman, where declarant went and waited upon him with his wound eleven weeks, at the end of which time he died..


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