Frederick Mayberry II

Frederick Mayberry II

Death 19 Mar 1842 (aged 85)
Burial Broughton, Hamilton County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 25530223 View Source
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Frederick Mayberry Sr immigated to VA. His two sons Frederick and George were both Rev War soldiers.

Frederick Mayberry Jr-
From Rev War pension application Pension # R6557 , service in VA, filed Hamilton Co IL, from Springfield IL. archives.

appearing today 27 Nov 1834 Frederick Mayberry age 78 that he entered the service of United states as herein stated.

In the year 1781 he then living in the state of Virginia Bedford County he voluntered under Captain Thomas Dooly and that he was employed in rangering and scouting after the tories and after renduvouing at Capt Dooleys the marching Mountainmen in pursuit of the Tories to Staton River of Virginia where we took two Torries and sent them to jail. From there we marched to Goose Creak about 25 or 30 miles from state of Va, from there we marched to Otter River , State of Virginia, from there we returned home having served some 19 days. After staying home 8 or 10 days he called us out again under Capt Downey. We marched and took about the same route as above mentioned. and fled after destroying considerable properties belonging to the Torries. We returened home after serving 15 days. In Apr of 1782 I served 3 months... about 3000 in number we marched cutting a road through cane to James River. I was legally discharged and returned the home distance 300 miles which took 17 days to walk...

he served again the next year and was forced to retreat to the James River... Frederick Jr. applied for pension claiming over 6 months service but the official total was 2 or 3 weeks short and pension was denied. He married Priscilla T. Yokum in Virginia, her being 17 years younger than he. They had 14 children, two of which were named Frederick and George. Three of the sons Frederick S, David K, and Henderson are also buried at Big Hill. Mayberry Township of Hamilton County Illinois is named for him. His descendants have joined and are active in DAR and SAR. Most records are written Frederick but his stone and his son's stone is Fredrick

Elizabeth 1790 or 1793 TN
Solomon 1792 TN
Jesse 1794 TN
Ann 2 Feb 1796 TN
Fredrick III 31 Oct 1798 TN
George 11 Sep 1801 TN
Lucinda 1802? TN
Priscilla 1802 TN
Jacob 1803? TN
Job 21 Dec 1806 TN
Mary (Polly) Aug 1808 KY
David K 6 Mar 1811 KY
Henderson 10 Mar 1813 Ky
William 22 Aug 1816 KY (Fredrick II was 60)


In the 86 year of his age

Gravesite Details DAR # A076117

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  • Added: 25 Mar 2008
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick Mayberry II (27 Nov 1756–19 Mar 1842), Find a Grave Memorial ID 25530223, citing Big Hill Cemetery, Broughton, Hamilton County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by N. Dickey (contributor 46988895) .