Have you seen this information before?I believe that also there is a John and a Joseph Halpian who are brothers to Sarah Halpain McDonald.
According to the book, Montgomery County Virginia, the First 100 Years, by Judge C. W. Crush, this is a statement of the children of John Halpain.In the Montgomery County Court Records it is recorded:Virginia. Montgomery County To-Wit:This day Sayer Smith came before me Redmond Eakins, Justice of the peace for said County and State aforesaid, and after being Duly Sworn Stated the William Halpain, Hannah Smith, Sarrah McDonald, and Lydia Galion is the Children of the Same John Halpain (sometimes spilled Halfpenney) Whome, he the said Sayers Smith hath heard him relating his long services in the old revolutionary war and that he was severely wounded at Blewfords Defeat.Given under by hand this 18th day of June 1834. Redmond EakinJ. P.
Listed inCHRONICLES OF THE SCOTCH-IRISH SETTLEMENT OF VA; V. 2, pp 500 - 512 by Lyman Chalkleylisted under Court Orders for September 7, 1779 Francis Austin's Declaration as Sergeant in the First Virginia Regiment in the Indian Wars; John Niswander, qualified; Peter Heiskell, quailfied; Samuel Duncan, soldier; Richard Mounts, soldier; Job Jinkins, soldier John Halfpenny, soldier; Samuel Sparks, soldier.
Listed in Virginia PensionRoll of 1835. Report from the Secretary of War In relation to the Pension Establishment Of the United States 1835
John Halfpenny Unknown County Papers burned at War Office Served as a Private $40.00 Annual Allowance $580.00 Amount Received September 4, 1789 Pension Started Dead by 1835