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Christopher Jefferson Loving, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1763
James City County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 1830
Floyd County
Virginia, USA

Mother; Sally Sarah Beaver b 1750
Some sources say Pig River Meeting house
There is only one Christopher Loving listed in Virginia's American Revolutionary War veteran's roster.

VONNIE CANTRELL provided all the following information


On this 8th day of October, 1819, before me, the Subscriber, one of the Judges of the General Court and assigned to the Circuit of the Superior Court of Law, composed of the counties of Bath, Augusta, Amherst, Nelson, Albemarle, and Rockbridge, personally appeared Christopher Loving, 56 years, his oath, makes the following declaration:

In order to obtain the provision made by the late Act of Congress entitled 'an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the Land and Naval Service of the United States, in the Revolutionary War' He, the said Christopher Loving, enlisted in the year 1777 when he was but 14 years of age, and the state South Carolina, in a company commanded by Captain Lipscomb on Continental establishment for 3 years in the 6th regiment of South Carolina toops on Continental establishment, commanded by Colonel Thomas Sumter & Lt. Col. Henderson in the Army commanded by General Moultrie, afterwards by General Lincoln. He was the prisoner of the British and detained as a prisoner for 9 weeks, when he made his escape from the City of Charleston, and afterwards
joined Colonel Lacey and Lt. Col. McGriff as a volunteer, his enlistment being expired as he now recollects. That he was with them at Kings Mountain and there had a battle, after which he joined General Thomas Sumter and was in a skirmish at Blackstock's on the Tyger River that he then Joined Captain Montomery's Company of mounted riflemen under the command of Genl Morgan (Daniel Morgan)& was at the battle of Cowpens that he had then joined a volunteer Company under the command of Genl Sumter and was at the battle of the Eutaw Springs under the command of General Green (Nathanael Greene]that he during his said services was very badly wounded and had his right hand nearly cut off by a broad sword and his left arm very much wounded in several places so as to render them of minor service to him.
And that he is in reduced circumistances and stands in need of the assistance of his country for support and he has no other evidence now in his power of his said services.

Sworn to and declared before me the day and year aforesaid.
S/ Arch Stuart
I Archibald Stuart one of the judges of the Superior Court
of law and in said state and assigned to the circuit and one of the judges of the General Court of the state as aforesaid do certify that it appears to my satisfaction that the said Christopher Loving did serve in the revolutionary war as stated in the preceding declaration against a Common enemy in Contintental establisment; and I now transmit the proceedings and testimony taken and had before me to the secretary of the Department of War pursuant to the direction of the aforementioned Act of Congress. I amd also that he stands in need of his country's assistance for support. Given from under my hand this 8th day of October in the year of our lord One Thousand Eight hundred and nineteen-there being no seat for the Superior Court of law holden at the County of Nelson
S/ Arch. Stuart

Virginia Nelson Co to whit
On the 25th day of July 1820 pesonally appeared in open court being a Court of Record for said county Christopher Loving-age 55 or 56 resided in the county aforementioned who being duly sworn according to law doth declard on his oath that he served in the revolutionary War as follows
that he enlisted in the year 1777 78 or 79 he does not now recollect which as he was a boy not more than 14 or 15 years old at the time, under Captain Lintscomb in the 6th regiment commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Henderson and Colnel Thomas Sumter in the state of South Carolina on Continental establisment three years that he was a the battle and siege of Savannah under the command of General General Lincoln (Benjamin Lincoln) that he was that taken prisoner in the town of Charlston, that he remainded a prisoner of the British eight or nine weeks and the best of his recollection, that he then made his escape and joined Colonel Edward Lacey and General Thomas Sumter and went with them to the battle of Kings Mountain, after which he was in the skirmish with Tarlton's (sic Banastire Tarleton's) light horse at Blackstocks after which the after which the force got scattered and with the company commanded by Captain Montgomery joined General Morgan after which he was at the battle of Cowpens where Tarleton was defeated that afterwords he enlisted as a light horseman under Captain Jacob Barnett in Regiment commanded by Col. Henry Hampton under the command of General Sumter for 10 months afterwwards put under the command of General Greene and brought to the battle of Eutaw Springs, that while he was in the service of his country aforementioned he was wounded in both arms which renders the right almost entirley useless and the left much weakened and nearly got the right cut off by a broad Sword of the enemy; That he made a Declaration in the Month of__last past that he received a pension certificate of the number 1573 and I do solemnly swear that I was a resident of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift sale or in any manner, disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled "An Act to provide for certain persons ingaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the revolutionary War", passed on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not nor has any person in Trust for me any porperty or securites, contracts or debts due to me, nor have any income other that what is contained in Schedule hereto annexed and by me subcribed-to whit 206.31 Acres of poor land in the County of Fluvanna Two Horses 12 Head of Hogs and Pigs a few old Knives and forks some old dishes and plate and spoons One pot two Dutch ovens to some piggins & pails & c. One Negro girl and & child given up by his mother in law to him which is claimed and sued for by another person and is now in the possession for interest of money And I do further declare that my occupation is a farmer,that Iam by no means able to carry it on myself that I have a wife aged 45 years and is disabled by palsy and have lost the use of her left arm and hip and afflicted in her mind, one Daughter aged 20 next August, a son aged 19 years last May, a Daughter aged 17 years, a son aged 15 years, a Daughter aged 13 years, a son aged 11 a daughter aged 9 years, and a son aged 70 years, all tolerable healthy except one. That he is on rented land and owes debts to the amount of four or $500.
S/Christopher Loving sworn to & declared on the 25 day of July 1820 before rhe Court of Nelson County sitting.

This is to Certify, I Albin Gordon
Given from under my [hand] this 29th of September 1818
Quater Master Sergeant of the first Regiment of the Lite Rangers I ment [met] with Christopher Loving in Georga at the Siege of Savannah under the command of General Lincoln in 1779 as well as I can now recollect. In 1790I ment [met] the said Loving again at Bacon's Bridge in South Carolina he the said Loving was the regular army under command of General Multee [Moultrie]
S/ Albin Gordon Quater Master Seargent first Rt.L.D. under the command of A. W. White Nelson
County to wit This day he Albin Gordon made oath before to truth of above Certificate given under my hand this 7th day of September 1819
S/ Nelson Anderson, JP

Veteran was pensioned at the rate of $8 a month effective
Oct 8 1819 for three years of service as a private under Colonel Sumter in the South Carolina line.

Veteran died in Floyd Co VA Sept 27, 1830 leaving a widow
named Judith

My grandfather,a disabeled Civil War Vet, was paid $8 a month by the federal government in 1890
by Warren Smith 
Family links: 
  Christopher Jefferson Loving (1750 - 1790)
  Sarah Mary Beaver Loving (1749 - 1783)
  Judith Seay Loving (1775 - 1831)*
  John Loving (1793 - ____)*
  Sally Loving (1795 - ____)*
  Lottie Loving (1795 - ____)*
  Lacy Loving (1797 - 1835)*
  Naomi Loving Lambert (1799 - ____)*
  James Loving (1801 - 1873)*
  Rebecca Loving Leaving (1803 - ____)*
  George W Loving (1805 - 1882)*
  Susan Loving (1807 - ____)*
  Christopher Jefferson Loving (1808 - 1884)*
  Mary Loving (1811 - ____)*
  William Loving (1813 - ____)*
  James Monroe Loving (1844 - 1923)*
  Christopher Jefferson Loving (1763 - 1830)
  Mary Loving (1772 - 1836)*
  James Loving (1774 - 1804)*
  John Tims Loving (1784 - 1842)**
*Calculated relationship
Big River Mountain House
Floyd County
Virginia, USA
Created by: warren smith
Record added: Jun 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91364006

Honoring Christopher Jefferson Loving, Jr, one of the Heroes who fought at the Battle of Kings Mountain
- Vonnie L Cantrell
 Added: Jan. 26, 2015
May GOD Bless you and all which do and/or the ones which may come here to pay tribute and view too ! Yes, as you so have blessed us and all these UNITED STATES of North America ! Thank you for your being ! ::
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Dec. 30, 2014
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- Karen
 Added: Sep. 21, 2014

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