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17 July 1753656,730

Family Files and Research Papers of Bill McCampbell

Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Application Files 1800-1900,

Solomon McCampbell, S. 1694 M-804 Roll #1664
Solomon McCampbell born in in County Down or County Antrim Ireland

~1762178

Rockbridge County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1782
Estimated birth of Nancy Berry in Augusta County, Virginia

Estimate presumes Nancy was 20 in 1782 when she married Solomon McCampbell in 1782.

5 Sept. 1779124

Rockbridge County, Virginia Deed Book A, pp. 174-175
Mary Boyls to Solomon McCampbell, lease. (Abstract) 5 September 1779 Consideration of 5 shillings, 200 acres
Mary Boyls of Rockbridge County, VA to Solomon McCampbell of same. Tract of 200 acres in Rockbridge County, part of 92,100 acres grant to Benjamin Borden.
Beginning at two white oaks and a hickory sapling corner to Robert Tedford, With his line, 35 Deg, East 127 poles to a black oak on the bank of North River [Note: North River is now called Maury River] and corner to said Tedford Up several courses of the River from 412 poles, S 43 deg, West 160 poles to beginning. With all houses, buildings, orchards, ways, waters, water courses, profits, commodities, heriditaments, and appurtenances whatsoever to the said premises. Also includes remainder and remainder of rents, issues and profits. To have and to hold unto the said Solomon McCampbell and to his heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns from the day before the date hereof for the term of one whole year. yielding and paying the rent of one peppercorn on Lady Day if demanded. He is enabled to take a grant and release.
Mary O. Boyls (X her mark)
Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
Isaac Anderson
William Sprowl
David McCroskry
At a Court held for Rockbridge County Sept 7th 1779 This lease was proven by the oath of Isaac Anderson William Sprowl & David McCoskry. Ordered to be recorded.
Teste Andw Reid Clk

24 July 1782178

Rockbridge County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1782
Know all men by these Presents that we Solomon McCampbell & George Tedford are held and firmly bound to the Commonwealth of Virginia in the sum of fifty pounds Curt Money to which payment well & Truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs Exects and Admrs Jointly & Severally firmly by these Presents Witness our hands & seals this 24th Day of July 1782. Wheras there is a Marriage Suddenly Intended to be Solemised between the [said] Soloman McCampbell and Nancy Berry The Condition of this Obligation is Such tht if there is no Lawful [wise] to Obstruct the same then this Obligation shall be Void or else to Remain in full force
Solomon McCampbell Geo. Tedford
Teste Andw Reid Clk

26 July 1782178

Rockbridge County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1782
This is to certify that I William Berry have given my Consent for my Daughter Nancy to Be maried to Solomon McCampbell, James Berry, William Berry, James{?}

26 July 1782192

Rockbridge County Marriages 1778 - 1850
Nancy Berry and Solomon McCampbell daughter of William son of James and Mary.

1783158

Rockbridge County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Lists
Solomon McCampbell
1 White Tithable      Solomon (~30)
2 Horses

10 Nov. 1783655

Rockbridge County, Virginia, Order Book 1, page 509, 510
Andrew Moore (Plaintiff) Against William Berry and William McKeeney (Defendants) In Case
William McKee Jun Came into Court and Undertook for the Defendant McKeeney
McKeeny and Solomon McCampbell came into Court and Undertook for the defendant Berry, that in Case they should be Condemned in this action they should pay the Costs and Condemnation of the Court or Render their Bodies to prison in Execution for the Same, or that they the said William McKee and Solomon McCampbell for the said Defendants respectively will pay the Costs and Condemnation for them.

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Family Files and Research Papers of Bill McCampbell
Birth of William Berry McCampbell in Rockbridge County, Virginia

4 May 1786655

Rockbridge County, Virginia, Order Book 2, page 405
Margin Notes: Costs 234 Test X16/6
David Long (Ptl) Against Soloman McCampbell & Wm Berry (Defts) Int Debt
The same Judgement as above for Plaintiff for 43..6..0 to be discharged by 24..13..4 Specic with lawful Interest thereon from the 15th Day of December 1784 until payment & Costs

2 Oct. 1787124 Rockbridge County, Virginia Deed Book A, page 662
2 October 1787. Solomon McCampble and Agness his wife to Thomas Leckey (Abstract)
2 October 1787 Consideration of 170 pounds 200 Acres
Solomon McCampble and Agness his wife to Thomas Leckey, all of Rockbridge County, Va. Described as Tract of 200 acres in Rockbridge County, part of 92,100 acres grant to Benjamin Borden. Beginning at two white oaks and a hickory sapling corner to Robert Tedford, With his line, 35 Deg, East 127 poles to a black oak on the bank of North River [Note: North River is now called Maury River] and corner to said Tedford Up several courses of the River from 412 poles, S 43 deg, West 160 poles to beginning. Together with all appurtenances to have and to hold unto Thomas Leckey his Heirs and Assigns forever. Solomon and Agness McCampbell to warrant and defend.
Solomon McCampbell
Agness McCampbell
At a Court held for Rockbridge County October 2nd 1787 Solomon McCampbell & Agness his wife acknowledged bargain and sale to Thomas Leckey Junr. Ordered to be recorded. Agness McCampbell was privily examinied and voluntarily relinquishes her Dower in the Land conveyed. Teste A. Reid Clk.
~1790656 Family Files and Research Papers of Bill McCampbell
Birth of Nancy McCampbell in Tennessee
16 Feb. 1791122 Rockbridge County, Virginia Will Book 1, pages 429-430
In the Name of God Amen I William Berry Sr of Rockbridge County and State of Virginia Being weak in body But of perfect Memory thanks be Given to the almighty God for the same and Calling to mind the Mo[rta]lity of my Body an knowing that it is appointed for all men once to Die Mak[e and] Ordain this my last will and testament in the manner and form following first I Recommend my Soul into the hands of God that gave it and my body to the [ground] to be Buried in a Christian and desent Manner at the Diseration of my Exec[cutor] and as tutching Such worldly Estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with in th[e] I Give and Dispose of the Same in Manner and form following Im promist I Give [and] Bequeath to my son James Berry the one half of this Plantation thu and my s[on] William Berry now lives on to him his heirs & assigns forever and the other half of s[aid] to my son William Berry & his heirs and assigns forever orterwies my son William Berry is to have it at his Choice to pay sd James Berry the just sum of one hundred fifty pounds after my just Debts is paid and retain the whole of sd lands for Ever also my Negrow man Namd Ralph after my Death is to be Valued By sd James and William Berry or Some other fit persons chosen for that Purpose and the price of s[aid] Negrow to be Equally Divided Betwixt the sd James and William Berry or their he[irs] still referring to William Berry his choice like the of the land I also Beq[ueath] to my son John Berrys heirs the Just sum of five Pounds I required that my s[ons] James and William Berry Each is to pay fifty shillings to the heirs of s[on] John Berry now Deceased I Bequeath to my Daughter Mary Berry my W[earing] Coat and her Coalt and a Saddle and two cows and two heifers those to [have] her Choice with her Bed and furniture and the rest of my houshold furnitu[re] such as puter and pots I allow to be Divided between my two Daughters Mary and Jane Berry My Negrow wench named Ann I Leave to my Daughter Mary Berry to be hers and her Assigns forever the rest of Moveble Estate I allow to be Divided Between my two sons James and William Berry Excepting one Mare Named Trim that I allow to Become the property of my Son James Berry at my Decease Likewise to my Daughter Jane Berry I Bequeath five shillings sterling in Room of her Birthright and to my Daughter Nancy McCampble I bequeath five shillings sterling in Room of her Burthright Likewise my Daughter Mary is to have her Mentainence off the planatation and I Do Constitute and appoint my two Sons James & William Berry Executors of this my last will and testament in Witness whereof I Have Set my hand and Seal this sixteenth Day of February in the Year of our lord one thousand seven hundred & Ninety one.
William Berry (X his mark)
Signd Seald Published Pronounced and Delivered by the sd William Berry Senr to be his last will and Testament in Presents of
John Berry
Chs Berry
Feb. 1792731 Knox County, Tennessee Register of Deeds Brands Book
Solomon McCampbell hath liberty to build a public Grist Mill on his own land on Gallahers Creek.
1792732 Knox County, Tennessee Hamilton District Superior Court B, Records 1797-1804
Solomon McCampbell sold Nathaniel Hays a 50 acre tract of land located “on the south side of the Holston River and about one mile and a half from Knoxville”
24 Apr 1793656 Family Files and Research Papers of Bill McCampbell
Birth of Elizabeth McCampbell in Tennessee
30 August 1795656 Family Files and Research Papers of Bill McCampbell
Birth of James McCampbell in Tennessee
10 October 1796733 Commission Book of Governor John Sevier April 2, 1796 - June 16, 1801, Blount County, Tennessee
John Kelly, John Williams, Andrew Gamble, John Smith, James Wear, Solomon McCampbell and William Holloday commissioned Ensigns in the regiment of Blount County during good behaviour.
~1798656 Family Files and Research Papers of Bill McCampbell
Birth of John Solomon McCampbell in Tennessee
7 Sept. 1800733 Commission Book of Governor John Sevier April 2, 1796 - June 16, 1801, Blount County, Tennessee
Moses Hues, Joseph Alexander, James Wattson, James Weir, Solomon McCampbell and William Walker commissioned Lieutenants in the regiment of Blount county during good behaviour.
21 May 1808656 Family Files and Research Papers of Bill McCampbell
Birth of Isaac Newton McCampbell in Tennessee
7 April 1810734 Early Churches in Knox Co, Tennessee -- Methodist
John Manifee made a deed to two acres of land lying north of Beaver Creek to John Childress, Solomon McCampbell, Jeremiah Tindall, George Lucas, Daniel Yarnell, Michael Yarnell and Thomas Wilson trustees, for the purpose of building a meeting-house and camp-ground to be fee to all denominations. This was known as Bell’s Camp-ground, and was frequently used by the Methodists.
10 June 18151093 Harrison County Kentucky Deed Book 4, page 356
This indenture made this tenth day of June 1815 between William Berry of the County of Miami and state of Ohio of the one part and John Berry of Harrison County & state of Kentucky of the other part

Witnesseth that the said William Berry for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds current of Kentucky in hand paid at & before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have granted bargained sold & confirmed & by these presents doth grant bargain sell alien convey & confirm unto the said John Berry and to his heirs and assigns forever one equal undivided moiety of a certain tract or parcel of land situated lying and being in the county of Harrison on the south fork of Licking containing four hundred & fifty acres being the land and farm whereon the said John Berry now lives & bounded as follows

To wit Beginning at a beach & small sugar trees standing on the bank of the south fork, thence from sd fork So 37 West 84 poles to a black gum at the foot of the hill thence So 57 West 370 poles to a hickory & white oak near the old trace thence No 27 W 245 poles to a sugar tree & two white oaks in the head of the hollow thence north 57 E 250 poles to a sugar tree & black ash under a clift on the south bank of sd fork thence up the same with the several meanders thereof to the beginning which said bounds includes 600 acres 150 acres of which now belongs to the heirs and representatives of John Roland decd & laid off as follows (viz) Beginning at a white oak thence No 57 E 250 poles to a dogwood & hickory thence N 32 W 96 poles to a hickory & beach thence S 57 W 250 poles to a stake in the back line & with the same to the beginning

Sold by Jacob Zumwalt to the sd John Rowland decd in his lifetime which said tract of land of 450 acres as described was conveyed to John Berry & James Berry by Jacob Zumwalt by deed bearing date the 17th day of August 1799 And the said James Berry having since departed this life and the said William Berry being the heir at law of the sd James Berry doth hereby forever warrant and defend the title of the said moiety of 450 acres of land to the said John Berry & to his heirs, assigns forever against the claims and demands of himself and his heirs & all persons claiming under them against the claim or claims of Solomon McCampbell & his heirs or any person claiming under them but not from the claim or demand of any other person or persons whatsoever. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my deal the date above written.
William Berry LS

Ack before me
W Moore CHC
June 10th 1815
Harrison County Clerks Office June 10th 1815 Sct
This deed of conveyance from William Berry to John Berry was acknowledged before me by the said William Berry and ordered to be recorded.
Att W Moore C H C(?)
1808 - Nov. 1815656 Family Files and Research Papers of Bill McCampbell
Nancy (Berry) McCampbell died. Estimated date from birth of last known child and 1815 second marriage of Solomon McCampbell
28 Nov. 1815656,735 Family Files and Research Papers of Bill McCampbell
Tennessee Marriages to 1825
Solomon McCampbell married Margaret (Campbell) Dowler
3 Mar. 1818656,735 Family Files and Research Papers of Bill McCampbell
Tennessee Marriages to 1825
Solomon McCampbell married Nancy Duran
1830736 Federal Census, Knox County Tennessee
Solomon McCampbell
1 male 5-10 ?
1 male 70-80 Solomon (77)
1 female 20-30 ?
1 female 50-60 Nancy (Duran) McCampbell
15 Aug. 1832730

Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Application Files 1800-1900,

Solomon McCampbell, S. 1694 M-804 Roll #1664
State of Tennessee, Knox County
On this 15th day of August 1832 personally appeared in open Court before me Samuel Cavell one of the Judges of law and equity in and for the State of Tennessee and for the first Judicial Cercuit in the County Court now sitting Solomon McCampbell a resident of said county and state in the county and state aforesaid aged seventy nine years who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefits of the act of congress passed June 7th 1832. That he entered the service of the United States under the following officers and served as herein stated.
He lived in Rockbridge County Virginia at which place in the Summer of 1776 as he believes he volunteered as a private under Capt. Alexander Telford there was no Col. we were stationed on Cave Creek to protect the frontier against the Indians. Served at that time three weeks and was honorably but verbelly discharged.
Again while living at the same place he thinks in the last of June or first of July 1776 volunteered under Capt. Charles Campbell in a Company of Volunteer Riflemen the number of the regiment and name of the Col. not recollected. Parade ground in Lexington and marched to Richmond thence to -----?--- River thence to Smithfield on James River thence to Caben Caint {?} on James’ River thence below Jamestown and then returned to Petersburgh. was there honourably but verbelly discharged treated to a barrell of rum and told we might go home. Served at the time three months.
Again while living at the same place he thinks in February or March 1781 he volunteered under Capt. Alexander Telford in a company of Riflement in Col. John Boyers Regiment. Rendezevoued at Col. Samuel McDowell. Marched to Chactattievile (?) then ranged through different parts of the County till we went into the neighborhood of richmond to --?- River Church. We were scarce of provision and was discharged honourably but verbelby. Served two weeks.
Again while living at the same place he thinks about the 19th of June 1781 he volunteered in a Company of drafted men under Capt. David Grey in Col. Samuel Lewis’ Regiment of Riflemen in Genl. Mulingburgh Brigade. Rendezevoued at Lexington. Marched to Richmond there joined the main army thence to parmenchy River and it lay there about two weeks then returned and marched to James’ River thence to James town ---?--- the ---?-- in the French B--?-. Thence to Williamsburgh thence into the neighbourhood of little York. Lay there till Cornwallace surrendered. he was hounorably but verbelby discharge. Served four months.
Again while living at the same place while he was serving the last tour of duty he rec’d a letter from his father stating that he was drafted for six months and in about five days after the last tour was out he joined his company in Richmond under Capt. Smith who commanded a regiment --?-- --?-- ---?--- ----?--- of November at which time he returned to Richmond and was honourably discharged which dischare was signed by Genl. Davis and is lost. He may be ---?--- as to the dates above mentioned but he is certain he served the full time three mentioned which amounts in all to nine months and five days.
He has no documentary evidence and he knows of no person, whose testimony he can procure, who can testify to his actual service. He hereby relinquishes every claim whatever to a pension or annuity, except the present, and declares his name is not on the pension roll, of the agency of any state. Sworn to and subscribed on the day and year afforesaid.
Sworn to in Open Court
Solomon McCampbell
15 August 1832
Wm. ---?---, Clk.
We W. A. McCampbell a clergyman residing in the said county of Knox and state of Tennessee, and Robert M. Anderson residing in the same place, hereby certify that we are well acquainted with Solomon McCampbell, who has subscribed and sworn to the above declaration; that we believe him to be 79 years of age, that he is respected and believed in the neighbourhood where he now resides, to have been a soldier of the revolution and that we concur in and are do further certify that we have never heard the fact doubts or ---?--- the said Solomon McCampbell was a soldier in the Revolutionary War that ---?--. Sworn to and subscribed the day and yar afforesaid.
Sworn to in Open Court
W. A. McCampbell
Robt. M. Anderson
15th August 1832
Wm. ---?---, Clk.

6 April 1833730

Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Application Files 1800-1900,

Solomon McCampbell, S. 1694 M-804 Roll #1664
State of Tennessee, Knox County
On the 6 day of April 1833, personally appeared before me Joseph M-----?-- an acting Justice of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions in and for said County, Solomon McCampbell, a resident of said County and state in the said County of Knox and State of Tennessee who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following amendment to his declaration for a pension which declaration was made in the Circuit Court for said County and state bears date Augusta 15th 1832 and was numbered in the War Department No. 5986 and sent back for amendment. That he was born either in the County Down or County Entuim (sic) in Ireland on the 17th day of July 1753. He has a record of his age at home in his family bible. He thinks Genl. Washington was commander in chief at the seige of York and Genl. Layfayette and Barron Steuben both had a command at York. He thinks that Genl. Waine was wounded by one of his own sentinals at Jamestown at the time of the seige. He does not recollect the names of any other regular officers who were with the troops which he served nor the names or numbers of any continental or militia Regiments except what is stated in his former declaration and this amended one. He is acquainted in his present neighborhood with Joseph Meek, Esq., Robert M. Anderson Esq., Rev. Isaac Anderson, Col. James Anderson and Jonathan Douglass all of whom he believes would would testify that they believe him to be a man of verasity and that they believe he served as a soldier of the Revolution. Sworn to and submitted the day and year aforesaid before me.
Solomon McCampbell
Joseph M---?--
A Justice of the Court of Pleas and
Quarter Sessions for Knox County, Tennessee
Brief to the case of Solomon McCampbell
County of Knox in the State of Tennessee
(Act 7th June, 1833)
1. Was the declaration made before a Court or a Judge? Court
2. If before a Judge, does it appear that the applicant is disabled by
bodily infirmity? -------
3. How old is he? 79
4. State his service, as directed in the form annexed.

Period

Duration of Service

Rank

Names of General and Field Officers under whom he served

vol. in 1776 summer

21 days

private

Capt. A. Telford

vol. July 1776

3 months

private

Capt. C. Campbell

vol. Feb or March 1781

14 days

private

Capt. A. Telford, Col. J. Boyer

vol. 19 June 1781

4 months

private

Capt. D. Gray, Col. L. Lewis

Sub. Afterwards

1 month

private

Gen. Muhlenburgh, Capt. Smith

 

9.05 months

 

 

5. In what battles was he engaged?
none
6. Where did he reside when he entered the service?
Rockbridge Cty, Va.
7. Is his statement supported by living witnesses by documentary proof, by traditionary evidence, by incidental evidence, or by the rolls?
Traditionary.
8. Are the papers defective as to form or authentication? and if so, in what respect?
The Clerk’s public Seal of Office is not affixed.
Certify that the foregoing statement and the answers agree with the evidence in the case above mentioned.
F. Waugh, Examining Clerk
18 Sept. 1833738 Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Application Files 1800-1900
Solomon McCampbell, S. 1694 M-804 Roll #1664, #19537 East Tennessee
Solomon McCampbell, Knox Co. in the State of Tennessee
he was a private in the com. commanded by Captain Telford of the regt. Commanded by Col. Boyer in the Va. line for 9 months & 5 days.
Inscribed on the Roll of East Tennessee at the rate of 30 Dollars 55 Cents per annum to commence on the 4th day of March 1831
Certificate of Pension issued the 18th day of Sept 1833 and James Hair Knoxville
Arrears to the 4th of Sept
76.37
Semi-anl. allowance ending 4 Mar 15.27
$91.64
{Revolutionary Claim}
{Act June 7, 1832 }
Recorded by Danl. Boyd Clerk
Book E Vol. 7 Page 32

18 Sept. 1833738 Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Application Files 1800-1900
Solomon McCampbell, S. 1694 M-804 Roll #1664, #19537 East Tennessee

Solomon McCampbell, Knox Co. in the State of Tennessee
he was a private in the com. commanded by Captain Telford of the regt. Commanded by Col. Boyer in the Va. line for 9 months & 5 days.
Inscribed on the Roll of East Tennessee at the rate of 30 Dollars 55 Cents per annum to commence on the 4th day of March 1831
Certificate of Pension issued the 18th day of Sept 1833 and James Hair Knoxville
Arrears to the 4th of Sept
76.37
Semi-anl. allowance ending 4 Mar 15.27
$91.64
{Revolutionary Claim}
{Act June 7, 1832 }
Recorded by Danl. Boyd Clerk
Book E Vol. 7 Page 32

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