Col Thomas Leftwich

Col Thomas Leftwich

Birth
Caroline County, Virginia, USA
Death 3 May 1816 (aged 75–76)
Bedford County, Virginia, USA
Burial Mount Airy, Bedford County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 83302316 · View Source
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He received a grant of land from George III for 70 acres in Bedford County, Virginia.

He was a member of a Colonial Militia Company from Lunenburg and Bedford Counties in 1758. He was a Lieutenant in a Company of Militia of Bedford County, Virginia, in the early part of the Revolutionary War, later promoted to Captain and his company was assigned to General Edward Stevens' Regiment, and at the Battle of Camden he commanded the rear-guard of General Gates' Division. Soon after the Revolutionary War he served as Major, Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel, respectively, of the 10th Regiment of the Virginia Militia.

He married first Mary Challis December 10, 1764; married 2nd Bethunia Ellis, April 2, 1771 probably in Amherst County, Virginia and Married third Jane (Gincey) Stratton October 27, 1783.


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  • Created by: Frances Beckstrom Helmintoller
  • Added: 11 Jan 2012
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Thomas Leftwich (1740–3 May 1816), Find a Grave Memorial no. 83302316, citing Mount Airy-Leftwich Cemetery (Defunct), Mount Airy, Bedford County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Frances Beckstrom Helmintoller (contributor 47284570) .