|Birth: ||May 6, 1763|
|Death: ||Apr. 28, 1804|
South Carolina, USA
My 6th Great Grandfather. Here is his Discharge from Army found in Spartanburg Co courthouse, in Deed Bk 3 pg 137-138.
Benjamin McMakin Certificate from Officers in Virginia No 918)
Virginia Loudoun County
I do Hereby Certify that Benjamin McMakin, son of Alexander McMakin who Intermarried with Mary Carr and removed from this county to the State of South Carolina) at the age of 14 he acted as a Drummer to the company of Militia Commanded by his Father until he was of age to be enrolled on the Muster List from which time he bore arms and showed every attachment of a good Citizen to his country ( and had the friendship & good will of the neighbors by which he lived during the time of his stay and he was discharged from all Militia duty on account of a complaint in his Leg which as well as I recollect in April of 1780 in which company of Militia I served in the office of an ensign, and never heard anything disrespectful of him in these parts. Given under my hand this 8 day of June 1792.
I Do hereby certify that the above Certificate is true to my knowledge of the said Benjamin McMakin, I having served as a Leutenant in the said company of Militia during the shown mentioned living within 1 1/2 miles of him.
Mary Carr McMakin (1764 - 1852)*
Rachel McMakin Sudduth (1792 - 1863)*
Elizabeth Coursen McMakin Wheeler (1797 - 1843)*
Jane McMakin Wheeler (1799 - 1862)*
Specifically: Unknown Burial location, Presumed at his home near Holly Springs rd, Lyman.
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