Re: Henry Morgan Susannah Poe
This may be helpful to you. This line of Morgan's can be found in Rowan, NC, Anson, Guilford, and Montgomery NC durning the Early 1700's and were of Scott/Irish decent. I have been studing the Morgan's durning the Rev War in NC and Some did go to TN I belive Valentine was a brother to Henry and I will try to find my notes on this line when I go home for Christmas. I am working out of town and do not have them with me. I believe William the father is from Anson, NC. to read all of this go to Rev war pension of the southern campaine.
Pension application of Valentine Morgan S1567 fn12NC Transcribed by Will Graves 5/15/09 [Methodology: Spelling, punctuation and/or grammar have been corrected in some instances for ease of reading and to facilitate searches of the database. Also, the handwriting of the original scribes often lends itself to varying interpretations. Users of this database are urged to view the original and to make their own decision as to how to decipher what the original scribe actually wrote. Blanks appearing in the transcripts reflect blanks in the original.] State of Tennessee Grainger County On this __ day of __ personally appeared in open Court before the Honorable the Judge of the Circuit Court now sitting Voluntine [sic, Valentine] Morgan a resident of the County of Grainger and State of Tennessee aged 72 years who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed June 7th 1832. That he entered the service of the United States under the following named officers and served as herein stated. That he entered the service of the United States under the following named Officers and served as herein stated.
He entered the service of the United States under Captain John Davis, Lieutenant Prince and Robert More [Moore] Ensign that he entered the service on the 1st day of April 17771 and left the service the last of August of the same year, that he was in the battle at Stono River in the State of South Carolina under the command of Colonel Marlberry [sic, Malmedy?] that he entered the Service in the County of Gilford [sic, Guilford] in the State of North Carolina where he resided when he entered the service, that he volunteered in the Service that he marched from Guilford to Bacon's Bridge, that he was stationed in the neighborhood of the British at Stono River to fret the Picket guard of the British that he served with Colonel McDowell General Lincoln and General Butler that General Lincoln was a regular officer. He states that he volunteered for 6 months under Captain William Glen in Colonel Thomas Henderson's Regiment under General Green [sic, Nathanael Greene] that he was taken sick