Thomas Erwin Bicknell

Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Death May 1860 (aged 97)
Madison County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 136789564 · View Source
Suggest Edits

When he was 17, in 1780, he lied about his age and joined the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War. He was at the Battle of Kings Mountain, where due to his youth, he was assigned the duty of guarding the baggage wagons and prisoners.

During the War of 1812, he again joined the Army. His close friend, a man named Reeder, was critically wounded and asked Thomas to marry his wife and four children, Nancy Reeder. He married her on Dec 29, 1814.

Census 1850 - Madison County, Kentucky Thomas was 88 with Nancy 63, Sylvester 21, and Overton Asbill 15.


See more Bicknell memorials in:


  • Created by: Sandy Bicknell
  • Added: 4 Oct 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 136789564
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Erwin Bicknell (12 Mar 1763–May 1860), Find A Grave Memorial no. 136789564, ; Maintained by Sandy Bicknell (contributor 46848724) Unknown.