Cemetery & Will of ? Flanders THOMPSON, b. 174? Virginia; d. 1831, Pickens County, SC IP: 126.96.36.199 Posted on August 9, 2007 at 05:49:45 PM by MilisiaHanlin
Searching for the cemetery/place of burial, and a will for Revolutionary War Veteran, ? Flanders THOMSON [THOMPSON], [Sr], b. 174?, in Virginia; known to have died on January 27, 1831; believed to have died in Pickens County, South Carolina;
It is believed ? Flanders THOMSON/THOMPSON, Sr., used his middle name for all official records...
Mustered in for Military Service in the 1st, 10th, and 14th Continental Lines for the State of Virginia, in 1776, at Halifax, Virginia;
Was awarded a pension for his military service as a private [and later a Sergeant], in the capacity of service to the State of Virginia, in the Revolutionary War, while residing in Laurens District, SC, in 1819;
Likewise, there was a Robert THOMSON/THOMPSON who mustered in for military service from Virginia, at Halifax, who later did live in Laurens District, SC, and was party to several land deeds of which both Robert and Flanders THOMSON/THOMPSON were involved, in the Laurens District, SC areas;
Married Elizabeth GREEN, age 14, on 11 Jun 1781, in Laurens District, SC; she was the daughter of Rev. David GREEN, also Revolutionary War Veteran, and of his wife, Leanna[h] Overby or RUTLEDGE;
Was a millwright in Laurens District after the Revolutionary War;
Was awarded 400 acres land in Bounty Grant Award for his military service of more than three years to the state of Virginia;
Migrated to South Carolina, and lived in Laurens District, SC, areas after the Revolutionary War; in Greenville District, SC; in Pendleton District with son, Henry THOMSON [THOMPSON], in mid 1820's, and was last enumerated in the 1830 US Federal Census in Pickens County, SC; died January 27, 1831. Presumed buried in Pickens County, SC;
Father of known children including: Henry THOMSON/THOMPSON; Leanna THOMSON/THOMPSON; Joel Green THOMSON/THOMPSON; ? Flanders THOMSON/THOMPSON, Jr. [who did marry Sarah A. LINDLEY, daughter of THOMAS LINDLEY, JR., of Laurens District, SC; John THOMSON/THOMPSON; Mary Ann THOMPSON SINGLETON [Wife of Overstreet SINGLETON]; Temperance 'Polly' THOMSON/THOMPSON; and of Elizabeth THOMSON/THOMPSON SINGLETON [Wife of Henry SINGLETon]; more children of this marriage are unknown as the testimony for these named children was based on affadavits of neighbors during the widow's petition for Revolutionary War Pension in 1843....
Flanders Thompson's widow, Elizabeth Green THOMPSON, petioned for widow's pension, in 1843, while residing in Lumpkin County, Georgia, in 1843. She died in Spetember 1844, in Lumpkin County, Georgia;
Two daughters, Mary Ann THOMSON/THOMPSON SINGLETON, and ELIZABETH THOMSON/THOMPSON petitioned Inferior Court of Lumpkin County, Georgia, for heir's at law, and later, heir's pension based on their father's Revolutionary War military service in the capacity of the State of Virginia;
Would like locate and document the cemetery in which ? Flanders THOMSON/THOMPSON is buried; and further, would like to correspond with anyone researching this family or any of Flanders THOMPSON's related siblings or parents....
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