Bedford County Tennessee
Part of the American History and Genealogy Project

Military Land Grants

 

The following persons were granted land lying in Bedford County by the State of North Carolina for military service.

Continental War, 1785 and 1790

Amos Balch, 1,000 acres
James Brandon, 1,000 acres
George Cathey, 2,500 acres
George Martin, 3,000 acres
Richard Martin, 3,000 acres
Robert Smith, 5,000 acres
Thomas Talbott, 2,000 acres

Between 1790 and 1800

Ezekial Alexander, 1,000 acres
Stokely Donaldson, 1,000 acres
James Grant, 5,000 acres
Ruth Greer, 2,000 acres
Samuel Patterson, 2,400 acres
John Sloan, 1,000 acres

Between 1800 and 1810

David Justice, 2,000 acres
Norton Pryor, 1,360 acres

Grants of land
State of Tennessee between the years 1800 and 1810

John Baird, 2,500 acres
John Brahan, 640 acres
James Bright, 45 acres
John Bright 122½ acres
George W. Campbell, 730 acres
John Coffee, 100 acres
Aaron Cunningham, 640 acres
Tilman Dixon, 274 acres
George Doherty, 2,500 acres
Ephraim Drake, 275 acres
Malcom Gilchrist, 260 acres
James Greenlee, 300 acres
Joseph Greer, 150 acres
Edward Harris, 800 acres
Andrew Jackson, 320 acres
James Lewis, 2,000 acres
William Martin, 50 acres
Jesse Maxwell, 320 acres
Thomas McCrery, 1,000 acres
Thomas Overton, 640 acres
James Patton, 274 acres
Daniel Ship, 532 acres
John Smith, 1,000 acres
Robert White, 1,000 acres
Oliver Williams, 60 acres

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Source: History of Tennessee, Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1886.

 

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