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Ebenezer Fain (b. August 27, 1762, d. December 29, 1842)Ebenezer Fain (son of Nicholas Fain and Elizabeth Taylor)433, 434 was born August 27, 1762 in Chester Co. PA, and died December 29, 1842 in Habersham or Gilmer Co. GA435.He married Mary Mercer on June 06, 1781 in Jonesboro, TN.
Notes for Ebenezer Fain:
Source: Early Tennesse Settlers, 1700s-1900s..Some Tennessee Heroes of the Revoution, Second Pamphlet, Page 44 states that Ebenezer Fainapplied for revolutionary pension while living in GA, but served while living in Washington Co. NC (now TN).Pension records show he inlisted at age 14, June 1776 and served under various Captainsuntil 1781.He fought in the battles of Musgroves Mills, Woffords Iron Works and King's Mountain, where he was wounded in the leg.Ebenezer Fain was one of five brothers who served in the American Revolution, while their fatherNicholas Fain also served.The six Fains participated in the battle of King's Mountain, Oct 7, 1780 near the No. and So. Carolinas border.
More About Ebenezer Fain:
Military service: Bet. 1776 - 1781, American Revolution.
More About Ebenezer Fain and Mary Mercer:
Marriage: June 06, 1781, Jonesboro, TN.
Children of Ebenezer Fain and Mary Mercer are:
- +David Nicolas Fain, b. August 03, 1782, Buncombe Co. NC, d. Aft. 1850, Gilmer Co. GA436.
- Margaret Fain, b. August 06, 1786, Pendleton Dist. SC.
- Mercer Fain, b. February 28, 1789, Pendleton Dist. SC.
- Elizabeth Fain, b. July 07, 1791, Pendleton Dist. SC, d. May 06, 1870436.
- Mary Ann Fain, b. January 06, 1794, Buncombe Co NC.
- Sarah Fain, b. May 30, 1796, Buncombe Co NC.
- +John Samuel Fain, b. December 14, 1797, Buncombe Co NC437, 438, 439, d. July 15, 1873, Morganton, Fannin Co GA.
- Rebecca Fain, b. December 10, 1799, Buncombe Co NC.
- Polly Ann Fain, b. April 11, 1804, Buncombe Co NC, d. 1877440.