Bud Mullins 1 2
- Born: 1759, Franklin, North Carolina, USA 1 2
- Marriage: Either Sara in 1821 in South Carolina, USA 1 2
- Died: Jan 1857, Paulding, Georgia, USA at age 98 1 2
Noted events in his life were:
• Alt. Birth, 1759. 1 2 Bute, North Carolina, USA
• Military: Pension Number: R. 7485, 1776. 2 North Carolina, USA
Veteran's Name: Bud Mullins
State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: N.C.
Pension Number: R. 7485
Film Number: 971787
NARA Publication Number: M804
Digital DGS Number: 4161079
Image Number: 00524
Footnote Unique ID: 25084505
Collection: Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant
Pension application of Bud Mullins R7485 fn18NC
Transcribed by Will Graves
State of Georgia, County of Paulding
On this the fifth day of June in the year A.D. 1854 Personally appeared in open Court before the Court of ordinary now Sitting Bud Mullins a Resident of the County of Paulding and State of Georgia aged to the best of his knowledge & information 95 years, who being first duly Sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress
passed June 7th 1832.
That he entered the Service of the United States under the following named officers and served as herein stated.
That he entered the service of the United States under Captain Thomas Gregory and in the Battalion Commanded by Major Robert Mayburn [sic, Robert Mebane?] and in the Regiment Commanded by Colonel Butler. That he was pressed or drafted in Chatham County in the State of North Carolina some time during the Revolutionary War the day of the month nor the month nor year recollected and did serve the full term of three months under the Command of the above named officers in the County of Chatham & State of North Carolina and was in one battle during the above named service with the Tories in said County of Chatham & State of North Carolina, near Haw River in said
Chatham County, North Carolina, and was then dismissed from said service and returned home, and remained at home something (to the best of my recollection) less than a month and was called out into
the field of service under the Same Captain the same Major & same Colonel to wit Captain Gregory, Major Maburn or Mayburn [sic, Mebane], & Colonel Butler and did continue in said Service for the
term of three months under the Command of said above named officers and did serve the term of three months in said County of Chatham, and was in one battle with or against the Tories, in which battle no person was killed on either side but some few were wounded on both sides (i.e., some of the Republicans & some of the Tories) this battle was fought near the same place where the first named
battle was fought, near Haw River, and further that he was never attached to the Main Army but was permitted to remain in his native County to guard against the depredations of the Tories, and that he did actually serve the Term of six months in the two tours above Stated, that he never did receive any written discharge nor did he know of no person in life that he can prove his Service as above stated by, that the reason he has not made application for a pension before this time that he expected & believed he would have to prove his Services by some of the company that was with him in said Service and that he knew of no person living that he could make this proof by and that he was informed by persons that said they were acquainted with the law passed by Congress that I the said Bud Mullins would have to prove my services by some one of the Company that I was in, and I knew of none living and, and further that he refers to the following named persons immediately in his neighborhood who
has been acquainted with him for a great many years, to wit George W. Harper, Robert Harper, Wiley Davis, Michael Austin, all of Paulding County & State of Georgia & Wiley J. Kiser of Cobb County &
State of Georgia.
To the first Interrogatory he answers that according to tradition he was born in the year 1758 or 1759 to the second Interrogatory he answers that he never did have any record of his age.Interrogatory 3 he answers that he was living when called into Service in Chatham County in the State of North Carolina, and moved from Chatham County North Carolina to Jackson County in the State of Georgia and from Jackson County Georgia to Campbell County Georgia & from Campbell County Georgia to Cobb County Georgia & was by act of the legislature of Georgia cut out of Cobb County into this County to wit Paulding County.
Interrogatory 4 he answers that he was drafted or pressed
Interrogatory 5 he answers that he was acquainted with the names of other officers besides those he served under but did bear names he has forgotten in consequence of the length of time it has been.
Interrogatory 6 [sic, 7] he refers to George W. Harper, Robert Harper, Wiley Davis & Michael Austin of Paulding County & Wiley J. Kaiser of Cobb County Georgia,
He hereby relinquishes every Claim whatever to a pension or annuity except the present, and declares that his name is not on the pension Roll of the agency of any State.Sworn to and Subscribed before me the day and year aforesaid.
S/ George A. Parker, Ordinary S/ Bud Mullins, X his mark
[George W. Harper, J.P., and Wiley Davis gave the standard supporting affidavit.]
State of Georgia, County of Paulding
On this the 29th day of April AD 1854, personally appeared before me George W. Harper, a Justice of the Peace duly authorized to administer oaths within and for the County and State aforesaid
Bud Mullins aged about 95 years, a resident of Paulding County, in the State of Georgia who being duly sworn according to law declares that he is the identical Bud Mullins who was a private in the Company commanded by Captain Gregory (Major Nabors) in the Regiment of the North Carolina militia commanded by Colonel Butler in the Revolutionary War, that he does not recollect in Chatham County
and the State of North Carolina on or about the not known day of A.D. __ [blank in original] for the Term of six months and continued in actual service in said war for the Term of six months and was honorably
discharged at (all were dismissed and went home) on or about the not known day of A.D. not known as will appear by reference to the muster rolls of said Company, and he makes this declaration for the purpose of obtaining the pension to which she may be entitled unto for said Service.
S/ Bud Mullins, X his mark
• Residence, 1800. 1 2 Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA
• Residence, 1820. 1 2 Hall, Georgia, USA
Capt Tanners District,
• Residence, 1830. 1 2 Campbell, Georgia, USA
• Residence: District 846, Jun 1, 1840. 1 2 Cobb, Georgia, USA
• Will, May 1, 1846. 1 2 Paulding, Georgia, USA
WILL OF BUD MULLINS (1759-1856)
Paulding County, Georgia Will Book C, pgs. 294-295
In the name of God, Amen, I, Bud Mullins, of Cobb County and state of Georgia, being of sound mind, proper memory, blessed by God, do this first day of May, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty Six, make and publish this my last will and testament in the manner following (that is to say) first, I give and bequeath my soul to God and my body to dust whence I came. Also I will and bequeath to Thomas Mullins, my oldest son, all of my property consisting as follows: My negro woman, Sarah and Alfred, my Negro boy. Also all of my household furniture consisting of two feather beds and clothing and two bedsteads and kitchen furniture, two plow horses, and my stock of cattle and sheep, the number not known of either, my small wagon and gear and plows and plow gear. I will and bequeath the above named property to the entire control and disposal of the above named Thomas Mullins during his natural life then if any left, to be equally divided amongst my other children, (to wit) Rebecca Childers, my daughter, Nancy Mires, my daughter also Elias, Ausbern, Bergess, Clemm, Reubin, and Samuel, my sons and Mahalia Hickman, my daughter which is my will and desire that the above named nine children (to wit) Rebecca Childers, my daughter, Nancy Mires, my daughter, Elias Mullins, Ausbern Mullins, Bergess Mullins, Clemm Mullins, Reubin Mullins, and Samuel Mullins, also Mahalia Hickman, my daughter. This is my desire. I also will and bequeath to Ausbin Mullins son, Bud, my grandson one bay horse which is now in possession of Ausbin Mullins, my son. This is my last will and testament in witness whereof I, the said Bud Mullins have to this my last will and testament I have set my hand and seal the day and year above. Written, signed, sealed, and published and delivered by the said Bud Mullins, the testator as his last will and testament in the presence of us who were at the signing and sealing thereof.
His Mark Bud X Mullins
Solomon L. Strickland mark
S. D. White
• Residence, 1850. 1 2 Baits, Cobb, Georgia, USA
• Will proved, Jan 12, 1857. 2 Georgia
Before me, Miles Edwards, Ordinary in and for said county in person appeared Paulding County // S. L. Strickland, Michael Austin, two of the subscribing witnesses to the last will and testament of Bud Mullins, deceased who being duly sworn, deposeth and saith that they saw said Bud Mullins the testator sign, seal and declare and publish the instrument now presented as his last will and testament freely, voluntarily of his own account without any compulsion or influence whatever. That at the same time of the execution of said will said testator was of sound and disposing mind and memory that deponents signed said will as witnesses in the presence of the testator and at his special instance and request and the presence of each other sworn to and subscribed before me in open court January the 12th 1857.
Recorded May the 14th 1857---Miles Edwards, Ordinary
Bud married Either Sara in 1821 in South Carolina, USA.1 2 (Either Sara was born in 1765 in South Carolina, USA 1 2 and died in Jun 1840 in Georgia, USA 1 2.)