Re: William Hagins Lancaster Co. SC & Mecklenburg Co NC Part 1
By Dot Hope September 29, 2008 at 06:31:43
Here is Part 3 of the information about William Hagins ...
*****Revolutionary War Pension application of William Crye
Rowan Co. NC & McMinn CO. TN
submitted by Anita Crye Green
Excerpts of transcript follow
Pension Papers for WILLIAM CRYE
McMinn County TN June 04, 1833 came William Crye, about 79 years old and under oath stated in 1776 he served in a volunteer company commanded by Capt. William Hagan, Hearn Alexander or both in Mecklenburg County, NC.He marched to Cross Creek and then to camp of Col. Martin.
His next service was in an excursion against Indians in SC commanded by Capt. William Hagan and joined by company of Capt. John Drummond. Went to Princy Fort in Granville District and Woffords Fort from where he was discharged
In 1780 when drafted into General Gates army got a substitute.Was then drafted as a horseman under Capt. John Foster with company of Capt. Robert Daves to search for Tories and outlaws in the area.
In 1781 was drafted for the East Wilmington expedition under Col. Erwin, Lieut William Fagan & Mag Harris
Was born in the Isle of Man in 1754, raised in Chester County Pennsylvania, removed to Mecklenburg County, NC, then Burke County NC, then to Granville District, SC, back to Burke County, NC, then to Hall County, GA and then to McMinn County. TN
Petition certified by Rev. Drummond Dorsey and Samuel Blackburn
William Crye of McMinn County, TN died August 29, 1835. [Brother John stated August 30, 1835]
On December 18, 1839 Sarah Crye, about 77 years old and resident of McMinn [or Bradley]County TN, sworn that on April 08, 1779 she married William Crye who served as a soldier in the American Revolution, that she was a widow on July 04, 1836 and remains a widow.Her application is supported by John Crye brother of William Crye.He stated he was present at the marriage of Sarah Higgins and William Crye which took place in Mecklenburg County, NC.
******Will of Mary Hagins
State of South Carolina
County of York
Will Book A p. 262
Mary Haggens of York District and State of South Carolina do ordain this My last Will and Testament hereby Revoking all others
Imprimis,It is my Will that my Boddy be decently Buried and all my lawfull Debts punctually paid.
Item- I give and Bequeath to my Grandson William Cry thirty one Dollars
Item- I give and Bequeath to my grand Daughter Mary Cry thirty one Dollars
Item- I give and Bequeath to my grand son William Hagens (son of Joseph) thirty one Dollars
Item- I give and Bequeath to my Grand Daughter Mary Patten Hagens (Josephs daughter) thirty one Dollars
Item- I give and Bequeath to my grand son William Haggins (son ofWilliam) thirty one Dollars
Item- I give and Bequeath to my Grand Daughter Eliz’h Haggens (Williams Daughter) thirty one Dollars
Item- I give and Bequeath to my Grand Daughter Sarah Baxter thirty one Dollars
Item- I give and Bequeath to my Grand Daughter Mary Baxter thirty three Dollars, a cow called White face and Her calf and also all my Household furniture and Wearing appearl
Item- all my property not abovementioned I allow to be Divided among my Children as my Executor may think proper.
Lastly- I do Hereby appoint and ordain John McClennahan Sen’r Executor of this my last Will and Testament.
Witness my Hand and seal this ninth Day of August, one thousand Eight Hundred & seven, thirty third year of the Independence of the United States of America.
Mary x Haggens (Seal)
Sign’d seal’d & acknowledged
In presence of
Probated January 12, 1808
Will Book Ap. 262