Just trying to find connections between these Adkins, Bennett, Birdsong and Lynch families ..... from SC to TN in late 1700's. ========================================================== Information on "The Intruders" - TNGenWeb List of the insolvents & articles as to why they are there. http://www.tngenweb.org/tnland/intruders/http://www.tngenweb.org/tnland/intruders/
John Bennett is listed with Thomas Adkins, John Birdsong/Burdsong, Jeremiah Lynch and others in Grainger Co., TN 1797 as insolvents living within Indian lands.
John Birdsong - NC Rev War - R855 - 5/15/1828 - McNary, TN - Enlisted in Chatham County, North Carolina in 1780.Private John Birdsong I'm told by another researcher, was born c1762 (mar ___ Ewing c1782) was s/o Major John Birdsong & (?Marie ?Armistead) who died/Union Co., SC and was s/o John Birdsong & Sarah Bennett married ca1732 York Co., VA.
Thomas Adkins applied for Rev War pension 10/1/1833 Whitley Co., KY. Born 1760/2 in NinetySix SC - died 8/5/1845 in Whitley Co. KY. Married 1/1/1782, in Laurens District, South Carolina, Ruthy Linch of said district.
Don't know about Jeremiah Lynch; may have been brother of Ruthy (Lynch) Adkins.
John Bennett applied for pension Rev War in Whitley Co., KY - rejected (not under competent military authority). ========================================================== John (per deed) & William Birdsong, James, John & Thomas Bennett and William Lynch lived N of Saluda River per the plat records. http://www.copies1918.com/ninety-six-a.htmlhttp://www.copies1918.com/ninety-six-a.html
Ninety Six District: North Side of Saluda River:Plat Book: A. 1784-85, 1788, 1793-1794: South Carolina Library and Archives: Roll #D2: Plat Book.
No. Last Name - First Name 349 Lynch William 512 Burdsong William (note: Wm. also Rev War - probably bro/of John Burdsong listed on Grainger Co., TN) 513 Bennet James (?parent or bro of John on Grainger list?) 775 Lynch William 869 Bennett Thomas 905 Bennett John =========================
"Greenville County, S.C. deed abstract," contributed by Mel Odom Melo0909@aol.com, 1999"
BOOK PAGE DATE FROM TO INFO D 381 1796 BIRDSONG KENNEDY ***JOHN BIRDSONG OF GRANGER CO. STATE OF TENNESSEE*** TO JOHSIAH N. KENNEDY 150 ACRES FOR 53 LBS. ORIG GRANT TO AMBROSE BLACKBURN AND JAMES HARRISON ON ***BANKS OF SALUDA RIVER*** AT HOLLANDS FORD BOUND BY MEREDETH BLACKBURN, J. BIRDSONG. MAXWELL HOOD?. WIT JOSHUA KENNEDY, ANDREW KENNEDY.
==================================== 1790 CENSUS - GREENVILLE Co., SOUTH CAROLINA Compiled by: Paul R. Sarrett, Jr. Revised: 9/28/97 firstname.lastname@example.org SNDX County St L Name F Name NARA Roll Pg# Family Grp B530 GREENVILLE, SC BENNETT Joel M-637 011 070 01 02 01 00 00 B632 GREENVILLE, SC BIRDSONG John M-637 011 069 01 02 02 00 00 =========== 1800 CENSUS - GREENVILLE Co., SOUTH CAROLINA A325 GREENVILLE, SC ADKINS John M-32 047 248 21010-11100-00 B530 GREENVILLE, SC BENNETT Elijah M-32 047 271 12010-30010-02 B530 GREENVILLE, SC BENNETT Thomas M-32 047 271 12101-10001-01 B530 GREENVILLE, SC BENNETT William M-32 047 271 00100-00100-00 L520 GREENVILLE, SC LINCH John M-32 047 253 10200-00100-00 L520 GREENVILLE, SC LINCH William M-32 047 253 01201-21001-02 =====================================