|Birth: ||Jun. 13, 1755|
Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vol.1, p.25
Trinity Church Cemetery, Staunton Virginia
Augustine was a soldier in the American Revolution and received a pension in 1832.
From Revolutionary War Declaration, p 472, "Augustine Argenbright's declaration of October 23, 1832, age 77 born in Shenandoah County and removed when quite young to Augusta County, VA. In 1778 he volunteered under Captain Alexander Robertson on the expedition against the Shawnee Indians who were making incursions on the Northwestern frontier; proceeded from Staunton to Tygert's Valley which was then with the immediate county almost a wilderness. In 1781 he volunteered and marched with many others from Augusta to repel the invasion of the British under Cornwallis who was then advancing into the interior of North Carolina. Shortly before the Battle of Guilford, he received a furlough to enable him to visit a sick brother attached to another corps of the army who had been left on the road on account of sickness; before his return , the Battle of Guilford was fought, shortly after which the troops were discharged. Captain Smith of Staunton was commandant of his company. During the war a contractor arrived in Staunton with an immense number of horses and the declarant was employed for four months (during which time he laboured much on Sunday, such was the urgency of the times) shoeing horses, he being a blacksmith."
He was the son of Jacob Argenbright (Erchenbrecht) born 1722 in Steinsfurt, Germany; and Susannah Margaret Pademer.
(His brother John, b. 1753 in Virginia was my GGGG grandfather - Clifford Mullis.)
Anna Barbara Hanger Argenbright (1756 - 1836)*
Catharine Argenbright Baylor (1780 - 1852)*
Frederick Argenbright (1784 - 1835)*
Eva Argenbright Baylor (1792 - 1873)*
Trinity Episcopal Churchyard
Created by: Clifford Mullis
Record added: Dec 01, 2011
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