Does anyone have any information on this area?I have an ancestor who served on a voluntary Militia Company in the Revolutionary War which supposed came from here. He was later in Augusta then Jackson Co. GA where he died in 1811. His name was John Morris. Here is the application from the Militia Group listing it's members:[JAMES JONES¡¦S VOLUNTEER MILITIA COMPANY.]
We, whose names are here Underwritten, being deeply Impressed with the Calamitous Circumstances of the Inhabitants of America from the Oppressive Acts of the British Parlament. Tending to Enslave this Continent, do find it Necessary for the Security of our Lives arid Fortunes, and above all, Our Liberty and Freedom, To Associate ourselves into a Volunteer Company under the Command of James Jones, And that we will hold ourselves in Readiness for Our mutual Security and Defense, to Obey all such orders as Shall be directed by our Provincial Congress. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Henry Jourdon Sr. Henry Jourdon Jr. Joshua Stanley William Stanley Moses Bennett Samuel Pickings Josiah Brunston Gustavus Gulfus Thomas Jones Sr. Jacob Colson, William Kierse William Brunston John Taylor Joseph Sykes William Limmix Alexander Brunston John Ayers William Ayers Stephen Frank Martin Landholt Jacob Maders Jacob Hier Edmund Jones William Wournell George Kierse James Morris Henry Peeples Timothy Caffle John Maders George Brunston William Jones Henry Taylor Jeremiah Brown Benjamin Byrd Lewis Lee Solomon Peters John Tedders Daniel Reavs John Morris William Wood Mark Tapley Michael Odom Joshua Elkins Thomas Reavs Sr. Thomas Reavs Jr. Thomas Limmix Sr. Thomas Limmix Jr. Amos Limmix Jacob Besinger Ephriam Jones Joseph Doelittle Daniel Buddiet Charles Morris Charles Cox Benjamin Odom William Jones
Endorsed: Capt. James Jones¡¦s Company of Volunteers At Salt Catchers----- Commissioned 28 Sept. 1775* „h From the private collection of A. S. Salley Jr. See the Sunday News, Charleston, SC, March 12, 1899 „h Copied from SC Historical and Genealogical Magazine , "First Council of Safety of the Revolutionary Party", Item 77.