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John Traylor Lipford (b. 1755, d. Abt. June 03, 1836)John Traylor Lipford (son of Amos Lipford I and Francis Traylor) was born 1755 in Dinwiddie Co., VA, and died Abt. June 03, 1836 in Buckingham Co., VA.
Notes for John Traylor Lipford:
John fought in the Revolutionary War, enlisting in 1776. He marched to Gwyn's Island against Dunmore, joined General Washington's retreat after the Battle of Long Island, was in the battles at Trenton and Princeton, and in skirmishes near Somerset Court House at the taking of Burgoyne. After being discharged in 1778, he re-enlisted and was at Gates' defeat. He served three tours in the Virginia Militia. In 1777 he served in Morgan's Riflemen, "made up of picked men from the Army, recruited from among young men in the Valley of Virginia who were expert marksmen noted for gallantry and ability to endure every form of physical hardship." After the war, John resided in Cumberland and Prince Edward Counties, and then lived in Buckingham County for 50 years. He received a pension in 1832, at which time he was 77 years old. No mention of a wife or children was made in the pension application.