Benjamin Belcher Sr.

Henrico County, Virginia, USA
Death 1824 (aged 74–75)
Patrick County, Virginia, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 55597881 View Source
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The burial of Benjamin Belcher is unknown in Patrick County according to Patrick County historian, O.E. Pilson. No burial record has been found.
Benjamin Belcher was a Revolutionary War soldier having served in Maryland in the 4th regiment under Capt. Lynn having fought in the Battle of White Plains, NY and Germantown, PA

Benjamin Belcher, Sr.
b. 1749 Chesterfield County
d. 1810 - 1820 Patrick County, Virginia
depends on the record reviewed

Benjamin served with the 4th Regiment at Annapolis Md. in the Revolutionary War. He enlisted for the duration of the war. Not exactly sure when he enlisted but brother William enlisted on 5 October 1775. He probably enlisted the same day. He was listed on roll calls for 10 Sep, 1781 and 13 Oct 1781.

Benjamin Served in the Revolutionary War At Maryland.
He fought in 1776 in the Battle of White Plains New York and at Germantown Pa 1777. Maryland Records show he was awarded 50 acres land bounty for his service.

Benjamin is listed in August 1780 to July of 1784 serving as a private in the Records of Maryland Troops in the Continental Service.
Married: 1775 Franklin County Virginia marred Prudence born 1755.She is living next door to Benjamin Jr in the 1830 Franklin County Virginia Census.

See Patrick County Order Book 3, 18 Mar 1824, administration of estate.

Bio by: RFB Jenkins


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