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Grayson's First Muster Roll While Part of Montgomery County, VA

Revolutionary War

 
 
Grayson's First Muster Roll<br>While Part of Montgomery County, VA<br>Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 16, 2021
1. Grayson's First Muster Roll
While Part of Montgomery County, VA
Marker
Inscription.  
[side 1]
List of persons who hath sworn allegiance to the State in 1777

We whose names are hereunto subscribed to swear or affirm that we renounce and refuse all allegiance to George III, King of Great Britain, his heirs and successors, and that, I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to the Commonwealth of Virginia as a free and independent state, and that I will not at any time do or cause to be done, any matter or thing that will be prejudicial or injurious to the freedom and independence thereof, as declared by Congress; and also, that I will discover and make known to some one Justice of the Peace for the said state all treasons or traitorous conspiracies which I now or hereafter shall know to be formed against this or any of the United States of America.

Captain John Cox’s Company

David Cox • Zachariah Bennett • John Riddle • Andrew Baker • John Henderson • James McDaniell • William Profut • George Reves • John Hamon • Sam Roy • James Mulkey • Francis Farmer • Richard Chapman • Robert Parsons • James Parsons • Jeremiah Harrison • Robert Stephenson • Alexander Henderson
Additional Revolutionary War Militia<br>and Patriots from Grayson County Area<br>(<i>side 2</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 16, 2021
2. Additional Revolutionary War Militia
and Patriots from Grayson County Area
(side 2)
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• Daniel Blevens • Charles Smith • Redmond McMahon • Clement Lee • John Blevens • William Porter • William Lee • David Fulton • Doswell Rogers • John Rill • Joseph Wollen • John Wollen • John Hannes • Thomas Wollen • William Ridel • Harmon Coxe • Jeremiah Cloynch • Mashel Duncan • Sam Will Cox • John Collins • Samuel Collins • Wm. Henderson • William Arbuckle • Elisha Collins • Solomon Reedick • William Reedick

Captain Enoch Ozburn’s Company
Ezekiel Young • Francis Sturgil • Jeremiah Ozburn • William Landreth • Robert Baker • John Medly • Isaac Weaver • William Hash • Stephen Ozburn • Jonathan Ozburn • Wells Ward • John Hash • Joshua Pennington • James Ward • Ephriam Ozburn, Jr. • Timothy Roark • Ephriam Pennington • Ephriam Ozburn, Sr. • Stephen Ozburn, Sr. • James Simpson • Josiah Ramsey • Samuel Newberry • Joseph Caldwell • Robert Ozburn • James Sturgil

Two Forts Erected on New River
The Cox Fort at the mouth of Peach Bottom Creek, in 1778 &
the Ozburn Fort between Bridle and Saddle Creeks, by 1780.



[side 2]
Additional Revolutionary War Militia
and Patriots from Grayson County Area

William Adkins • William Afton • Joshua Agge • Joseph Aiston • Jacob Anderson • James Anderson • John Anderson • Joab Astor • Joseph Aster • Isaiah Austin • Stephen Austin • Moses Baker • Robert
Grayson's First Muster Roll<br>While Part of Montgomery County, VA<br>Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 16, 2021
3. Grayson's First Muster Roll
While Part of Montgomery County, VA
Marker
(1908 Grayson County Courthouse in background)
Baker • James Barnett • Stephen Barnette • Isaac Barton • John Barton • Robert Bedwell • Paul Berk • Johnathan Blevins • Nathan Blevins • Richard Blevins • William Blevins • James Boggs • John Bourn • William Bourne • William Bowlin • Lewis Brewer • John Bryson • Humphrey Burdett • John Burtin • James Calwell • John Charles • Stephen Clark • William Cloud • Richard Coal • Andrew Coape • William Coape • John Comer • James Cooke • John Cooke • James Cordall • Jean Cornett • Michael Cortnic • Isaac Cox • James Cox • Robert Davies • Baxtor Davis • Peter Davis • Lazarus Denny • Lazarus Denny, Jr. • James Densons • Robert Densons • Jacob Dillenger • James Dockry • William Dodd • Thomas Douglas • Dennis Fielder • John Fielder • Cilas Flanery • John Flennery • Lewis Forkner • John Frost • Joseph Glover • John Gray • Isaac Green • Mach Green • Richard Green • James Greenstreet • Hughey Greer • Nathan Greer • Shadrick Greer • Thomas Greer • John Haile • Edward Hale • Lewis Hale • John Hall • Robert Hamon • William Hardin • John Harris • James Hart • Peter Hart • Peter Hash • Thomas Hash • George Heard • John Helton • John Henderson • John Henson • John Hill • Richard Hill • William Hill • William Hollen • Reubin Hollinsworh • Drury Holt • Frederick Holt • Stephen Holt • George Howell • William Howel • Heirs Hudespeth • Joseph Hudespeth • John Huggans • Luke Huggans • Christopher Hugnuy •
1908 Grayson County Courthouse (<i>south elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 16, 2021
4. 1908 Grayson County Courthouse (south elevation)
(marker is on back side of courthouse • at northwest corner of lot)
Peter Hutcheson • Andrew Ingram • William Ingram • John Isom • Charles Johnson • Moses Johnson • Abraham Jones • Churchill Jones • Evin Jones • Jabas Jones • Minitree Jones • Robert Jones • Samuel Jones • Stephen Jones • Thomas Jones • Vinson Jones • William Jones • Daniel Keith • Abraham Kiddey • David Kirnott • James Kirnott • Gesey Lake • Nathaniel Landreth • James Linch • Matthew Linsey • John Long • Thomas Long • Abraham Low • Isham Lyles • Charles Lynch • Jesse Lynch • Daniel Manley • Dannit Manley • Richard Manley • Samuel Manon • Noel Massa • Elisha Maxwell • Joseph Maxwell • William Maxwell • Benjamin May • David May • James May • Thomas May • Caleb McConning • James McDonald • Moses McDonald • John McKinney • Redmond McMayhand • Purty Meeks • John Midwan • John Mills • Martin Mooney • Charles Morgan • Samuel Munston • Timothy Murphy • William Nollon • Edward North • John Onsley • John Osburn • Nathan Osburn • Robert Osburn • Solomon Osburn • John Parsons • Moses Pasley • James Patterson • Thomas Patterson • Micajah Pennenton • Richard Pennington • Robert Pennington • Timothy Pennington • William Pharmer • John Phillips • Benjamin Phipps • Thomas Ponson • Jessey Pope • Joseph Porter • Robert Porter • Davis Powers • William Preston • Thomas Puckett • John Rathbone • William Rece • James Rector • Thomas Redford • John Rice • Charles Roark • James Roark • J. L. Roark • Cornealus
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Roberts • James Roberts • John Roberts • William Rogers • Thomas Rutherford • James Sage • Joseph Seamens • Zach Seamens • Stephen Serutt • Benjamin Sexton • Charles Sexton • William Sexton • William Sheppard • Benjamin Shinault • David Smith • John Smith • Jonathan Smith • William Smith • James Sparks • Timothy Spencer • Jonathan Stamper • Jeremiah Stone • John Stone • Henry Strobough • Abram Sturgel • Harbord Suggs • Thomas Suggs • Flower Swift • John Taylor • Nathan Taylor • Thomas Testerman • Jonathan Thomas • Jonathan Thompson • Thomas Vaughan • William Vaughan • William Vaughan, Jr. • Austin Waber • James Wade • James Wallen • John Walling • William Walling • Nathan Ward • Stephen Ward • Walker Ward • William Ward • Matthias Weiss • Stephen Whitmire • Belsey Wood • Edmon Wood • James Woody • William Woody • John Wooton • Isham Wright • William Wright • William Wyatt
 
Erected 1976 by Lt. David Cox, S.A.R; New River Pioneer, D.A.R.; New River Mountain Men, C.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Sons of the American Revolution, and the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
 
Location.
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36° 37.381′ N, 81° 9.117′ W. Marker is in Independence, Virginia, in Grayson County. Memorial is at the intersection of North Independence Avenue (U.S. 21) and Davis Street (Virginia Route T 1101), on the left when traveling south on North Independence Avenue. Marker is located at the northwest corner of the Historic 1908 Grayson County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 East Main Street, Independence VA 24348, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grayson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The G.A.T.E. Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Grayson County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Grayson County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Independence (approx. one mile away); Peyton Guyn Hale (approx. 5.6 miles away); Caty Sage (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 2, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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