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SGT Paul Castleberry
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1761
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1841
Woodruff
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA

Son of William Castleberry Jr. Revolutionary War Soldier for the Georgia Militia, served in the siege of Savannah, Ga and Cedar Springs, Spartanburg Co, SC. He was a Christian according to his obituary in the Greenville Mounaineer June 25, 1841 Greenville, SC. My GGGGG Grandfather.

[Pension Request of Paul Castleberry in 1832 for his Revolutionary War Service.
Transcribed by J. David Gillespie, Pickens, SC, his 5th Great Grandson,
July 2006 to the best of his ability.]

State of South Carolina - Court (?)
Spartanburgh District - In this 29th day of Septr.


1832 personally appeared in open court before the
Judge of the court of commonpleas the (?) now
aforesaid aged 71 years & 6 months who being first (?)
make the following declaration in order
to obtain the benefit of the act on Congrefs [Congress]
pafsed [passed] June 7. 1832

That he [entered] ? the service of the U. States-
as a volunteer in 1777 under Capt. James Danly [or Danby]
& Col [Elija] Clarke & remained for two months & was (?)
changed [or charged] probably a short time, before that he
was drafted to serve a tour against the Creek
Indians under Captain Howard & Col. Dun & was
Stationed at Autrey’s(?) Fort where they remained for
two months & he was discharged. He was
again drafted & served under Capt. Danley(?) &
Col Clark & was stationed at the Cabord [or Covered]
bridge on the augusta Savannah River
where they remained for two months & was
discharged - He was again drafted -
under Capt Danley(?) - Leut. Blant [underlined letters questionable] & Col.
Twiggs. they marched through Georgia to
Midway when they had a battle with the enemy
after serving about 3 months & was disch-
=arged. He then drafted under Capt.
Danley & Col. Clark & was stationed at
Washington, Georgia guarding the Frontier
against the Cherokee Creek Indians. They served

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two months this tour & was discharged - He
was again drafted & was stationed on Chiokan on
Kiokes Creek in Georgia under Capt. Danley(?)-
they were again guarding the fronteirs = he
Remained Stationed at that place for 3 months
& was discharged. He was again [volunteerd in] the
Army as a substitute under Capt Danley(?)
& marched on a scouting expedition against

the Creek Indians & served for 2 months after
which he was discharged - He again was volunteered
under Capt Beacham & Col Clark & Genl. Wayne
& was stationed at near Savannah & was at the battle of Savannah = and was in several light
engagements near that place. He remained there
(? one letter) on that tour between(?) three & four months when
he was regularly discharged. he left his disch-
-arge with his father [William Castleberry] & had no he understands
it was lost or misplaced by him = he __[didn’t]____(?) had [have]
any another(?) discharge except the above. He
has no documentory or [evidence] of his services - He
was born on the first on March 1761 = on Tar
River in Virginia, his parents, while he was very
young Removed to Orange County, NC &
from that place to Newberry District South Car
-olina & from that place to Richmond County
Georgia where he lived when at home until
after the siege of Savannah. When he removed
to Spartanburgh District South Carolina
where he now resides. He refers to the Rev Joshua
Richards & George Robuck to prove his services
& his character as a man of veracity. He
He hereby Relinquishes every claim whatever
to any person or ______? except the persons(?)
& declares that his (name?) is not on the k____?
Roll of any agency in any state
sworn to in open
court


his
Paul “P” Castleberry
mark



Jud. M.A. Niall? Pres. Judge





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his
Paul “P” Castleberry
mark


Mr Joshua Richards a clergyman residing in the
Spartanburgh District and George Roebuck residing
in the Same District do hereby on our oath testify
that we are well aequainted with George
Paul Castleberry who has suscribed and sworn
to the above declaration that we believe him
to be 71 years & six months of age that he
is reported & believed in his neighborhood
to have been a soldier of the Revolution and
we confess in that opinion.
Sworn & suscribed the [Signed]
date & year aforesaid Joshua Richards
George Robuck

Jud M.A. Niall?
Pres Judge

And the said court does hereby declare its
opinion after the investigation of the matter & after
putting the investigation purscribed by the war
Department that the above named applicant
was a revolutionary soldier served as he states -
& the court further certifies that it appears to
it that Joshua Richards who has signed the preceeding
certificate is a clergyman resident in Spartanburgh
District & that Geo. Roebuck is a resident of
the same district & is a credible person & that
their statement is entitled? in court.

Jud M.A. Niall?
Pres Judge

 
 
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 Children:
  Henry Castleberry (1790 - 1816)*
  Agnes Susan Castleberry Leatherwood (1809 - 1861)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Paul Castleberry Cemetery
Woodruff
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Located near Woodruff Rd-Cross Anchor Road in a pasture
 
Created by: David Gillespie
Record added: Aug 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21105135
SGT Paul Castleberry
Added by: David Gillespie
 
SGT Paul Castleberry
Added by: David Gillespie
 
SGT Paul Castleberry
Added by: David Gillespie
 
 
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 Added: Sep. 29, 2017
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- Ricky Perry
 Added: Aug. 6, 2016
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