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William Wedgebar Underwood (b. 1759, d. March 04, 1852)William Wedgebar Underwood5426, 5427, 5428, 5429 was born 1759 in Virginia5430, 5431, 5432, 5433, and died March 04, 1852 in Union, Ga.5434, 5435, 5436, 5437.He married (1) ?.
Notes for William Wedgebar Underwood:
State of North Carolina, Superior Court of Law, Haywood, County, October 4, 1824
This day came William Wedgbare alias William Underwood age 65 years, into court being a court of record for Haywood County for the purpose of obtaining a pension as a soldier of the Revolutionary Army
being unable to support himself any long by bodily infirmity;
That he enlisted in the Virginia Continental Establishment for the war on the 19th of March or there about in 1780 for the war, in the county of Culpeper;
That he was marched to Cumberland Courthouse and there inspected and received by Baron Stueben;That he continued to serve faithfully in the army____? continental serving faithfully as a soldier
on various skirmishes under the command of Baron Stueben in the first regiment of Virginia Regulars in Continental Establishment commanded by Colonel Posey, Major Finley, Captain Shelton's Company.Always in service, was at the Siege of Yorktown where Lord Cornwallis surrendered after which he fell under the command of General Anthony Wayne and was marched south and was at the time of the Evacuation of Charleston before that city____ and also at Savanah;
That he then continuedin the service until discharged as appears from the certificate attached.
And he further swears that he has always been a resident citizen of the United States, that he has lived the County of Haywood for near nine years, that he has not for the purpose of bringing himself within of an act of Congress 18th of March 1818 and subsequent acts of Congress making provision for pension engaged in Land & Naval Service of the United States during the Revolution War conveyed away any of his property debts or claims either as land equity for the purpose of receiving any ____? thereby for the purpose of obtaining a pension from the United States that he is infirm having met with the misfortune to have his back and loin so that he cannot obtain a comfortable subsistence by his body labors that he has no other property of any kindor claim either Land or Equity by which he expects to gain anybenefit except that contained in the following. to be all to wit.
Schedule of William Wedgbare alias William Underwood
one____? about $40.00
2 cows & calf 20.00
2 bed & furniture 15.00
kitchen furniture 5.00
some poultry & Milk 7.00
Has Contracted for a the tract of 50 acres of land at $75.00 and paid only $9.75 and no money topay balance and the State will not give him the land until paid for that he live on the State land withany title & have a wife 55 years old and infirm and is consumptive habit & three children with his,
a son nearly of full age, a daughter about 12, and a little boy about 10 years of age and no way tosupport but his trade of a farmer which he is not able to do much at.
Sworn in open court
John B. Love, Clerk and William X his mark Wedgbare
Children of William Wedgebar Underwood and ? are:
- +Jesse Underwood, b. July 13, 1804, Buncombe County, N. C.5438, 5439, 5440, 5441, d. September 09, 1851, Union County, Ill.5442, 5443, 5444, 5445.
Children of William Wedgebar Underwood are:
- +Jesse Underwood, b. July 13, 1804, Buncombe County, N. C.5446, 5447, 5448, 5449, d. September 09, 1851, Union County, Ill.5450, 5451, 5452, 5453.