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|Moses Stephens, Sr|
North Carolina, USA
Gallatin (Daviess County)
Moses Stephens is supposed to have been buried in this cemetery per Carmaine Bruce Hall of Liberty, Missouri.
He has no stone with his name on it. It is not known (to me) which spot in the cemetery is supposed to be his interment.
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Moses Stephens/Stevens left Whitley Co., Ky after the 1850 US Census to visit Moses Stephens/Stevens Jr. in Daviess County, Mo. In 1851/2 he filed for a Rev War Pension in Daviess County, for service in North Carolina but died 1853 so the request was rejected.
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Rev. War soldier Moses Stephens (also spelled Stevens) served on the North Carolina line R10116, application filed June 2 1832, Davis County, Missouri aged 88. He enlisted
at Salisbury, NC; and a Moses Stephens Jr. and Jeremiah Campbell were witnesses to his application. Info taken from the Clayton Library Houston, Texas; from Abstracts of Rev. War pension files index, page 3316.
Moses also served in the War of 1812, Moses Stephens, company 6th Reg. (Barbour's) Kentucky Militia, Rank Private; Roll Box 198, Roll Extraction 602
We find in 1800 Moses Stephens is in
Salisbury, Surry Co. North Carolina
2 sons himself and 2 daughters and wife
U. S. Census Records
Location Males Females Occ Roll E.D Page
1810 - Stephens Moses KY
Knox county 1001 00100 7 70
1820 - In Missouri
1830 - Stephens Moses Jr. KY
Whitley Co. 00020001 00000001 42 286
1840 - Stephens Moses Jr. Ky
Whitley Co. 000010001 20001001 126 205
1850 Whitley Co. Kentucky
Moses (Stevens) on census should be Stephens age 88
daughter Jane Stephens, married William Wilder in Knox Co. KY, 16 Apr 1809
Jane Wilder is found in 1850 census of Whitley co. Ky age 50 William Wilder may have died very early in the 1820's judging from the tax record
Revolutionary War papers on Moses Stephens
In order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed June 7, 1832 State of Missouri County of Davis
On this second day of June personally appeared in the open court before the county court of the County O Davis aforesiad now setting Moses Stephens the resident of Daviess County aforesaid aged about 88 years who being first duly sworn according to law that on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain benifit of the act of Congress passed June 7 1832.
That he entered the service of the United States under the following named officers and served as hereinstated to wit: Entered the service at Salisbury in the state of North Carolina on or about the in the fall season of 1780 in the company commanded by Captian Humpherys and Regiment commanded by Col. Phillips, as a substitute for a private soldier named Barney Dempsey that at the time he entered the service as a private and aforesaid he resided near the Moravian town in the county of Surrey and state of North Carolina that he marched while in service from Salisbury aforesaid to the River Roanoke the line dividing the states of North Carolina and Virginia by way of Hillsborough in North Carolina. That on said march he assisted in guarding prisoner taken by the Americans at the Battle of Kings Mountain whether the above company commanded by Captian Humphreys belonged to the regular troops the state troops Militias or volunteers he now does not recollect. that he was honorably discharged on the River Roanoke aforesaid on Feb 1781 haaving been in actual service for the term for which he entered said service and that he said discharge was in writing that he lost the same many years ago but cannot state particulary how or where he lost said discharge. that he has no documentary eveidence and that he knows of no person whose testimony he can procure who can testify to his service and that he is not acquainted with any clergyman in this county and that while he was in the service of the United States as above stated he was not employed in any civil pursuit. He hereby relinguishes every claim whtever to a pension or annuity except the present and declares that his name is not on the pension rolls of the agency of any state.
signed Moses Stephens X his mark
sworn and subscribed this day and year aforesaid.
We Moses Stephens and Jeremmiah Campbell residing in the same neighborhood and county hereby certify that we are well acquainted with Moses Stephens who has subscribed and sworn to the above declaration that we believe him to be about 88 years of age that he is reputed and believed in the neighborhood where he resides to have been soldier of the Revolution and that we conclude in that opinion and that we believe he is not acquainted with any clergyman in the county.
Moses Stephens Xmark
Jerimiah Campbell signed
Moses Stephens lived near Moravian Twp North Carolina, in 1780 and joined the service in Salisbury N.C. In the fall of 1780 the company commanded by Col. Phillips and Capt. Humnphreys as a substitute for a private soldier named Barney Demsey. His three sons Solomon born 1782, Joshua 1786 and Elisha 1788 were all born in N.C.
Surry county deeds checked and no Stephens-Stevens listed. But John Williams had deed record.
Elizabeth Brummett Stephens (1770 - ____)
Moses Stephens (1811 - 1860)*
Crab Orchard Cemetery
Created by: Ron Rader
Record added: Apr 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88163365
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