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 John Johnson Webster

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John Johnson Webster

Birth
Caroline County, Virginia, USA
Death 6 Sep 1839 (aged 95–96)
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, USA
Burial Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 166047855 View Source
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John Webster was born in Caroline county Va in 1743 Early in the struggle for independence he enlisted in the Continental army and served under General Washington He was with the American army at Yorktown and witnessed the surrender of Cornwallis In 181 7 he came to Alabama and during the last ten years of his life he lived in Tuscaloosa with his son John J Webster He died in Tuscaloosa September 6 1839 in the 97th year of his age See Tuscaloosa Flag of the Union September 14 1839 It is shown by the records in Washington D C that one John Webster served as a private in Captain Alexander S Dandridge's troop 1st regiment of Light Dragoons commanded by Colonel Bland Continental troops Revolutionary War He was appointed July 20 1777 to serve until December 1 1778 and his name last appears on a pay roll for the month of November 1778 It is also shown by the records that one John Webster served as a private in Captain Thomas Pry's company in a regiment of foot commanded by Colonel Moses Hazen Continental troops Revolutionary War He enlisted April 16 1777 to serve during the war joined the company June 17 1777 and his name last appears on an account covering the period from June 1 to July 31 1779.

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