Military from Cabarrus County, North Carolina
MEN AND WOMEN OF VALOR
Many of our ancestors have fought for our freedom; some have given their lives so that we might live in our homes unafraid, worship freely, vote our convictions, have a voice in our government and way of life. Listed below are some of those brave men and women from Cabarrus Co., NC, who gave of themselves for their future and the future of their loved ones, friends, and fellow countrymen.
A heartfelt "thank you" to all of those who fought and those who died, so we could remain free.
Pension Roll of 1835 - Just a few, not sure if from RW or War of 1812.
Rejected or Suspended Pension Applications - Either RW or War of 1812
THE CHARLOTTE JOURNAL CHARLOTTE, NC
REVOLUTIONARY VETERANS DEATH NOTICES
Issac Blackwelder RW
Died November 17, 1843 IN Cabarrus County, NC
Date Of Paper November 24, 1843
Archibald McCurdy RW
Died November 12, 1843 Cabarrus County, NC
Date Of Paper November 17, 1843
John Robinson RW
Died August 27, 1839 In Cabarrus County,NC
Native Of Mecklenburg Co, NC
Date Of Paper September 5, 1839
Henry Furr (April 6, 1762 -- December 24, 1851)
NORTH CAROLINA PENSION ROLL OF 1835
HENRY FURRER; CABARRUS COUNTY; PRIVATE - SERGEANT; NORTH CAROLINA MILITIA; $38.33 ANNUAL ALLOWANCE; $114.99 AMOUNT RECEIVED; JULY 8, 1833 PENSION STARTED; AGE 73
Obit in the Raleigh Register, date unknown. "In Cabarrus, on the 24th of December last, Mr. Henry Furr, aged about 96 years. The last Revolutionary soldier living in Cabarrus has now passed away."
War of 1812
Muster Roll 1812 -1814
Cabarrus County Regiment
Civil War - Approximately 42,000 North Carolinians lost their lives in the Civil War. North Carolina sent the most men and suffered the most casualties of any Confederate state.
NC Infantry - Cabarrus Guards - off site link
33rd Regiment Co C - Cabarrus Hornets
52nd NC Infantry - off site link
57th NC Infantry - off site link
Company E, 4th NC Cavalry
Co H, 8th NC Infantry Regiment - has picture of early 1900's reunion attached
Co G, 7th NC Regiment
Spanish American War
3rd N C Volunteer Regiment (Colored Troops)
Co L 1st North Carolina Volunteers - now on this site, and searchable - Thanks to Carson Turner.
World War I
Military from World War I - - - includes medal awards
World War II
Military from World War II
There were 2 from Cabarrus Co one was:
22 year old Army PFC Kenneth J. Jackson was from Concord. Official terminology is "killed, non-hostile"
(Submitted by Carson Turner)
Does anyone know the name of the other?
War in Iraq
Army Sgt. David B. Parson, 30, Kannapolis, N.C.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedburg, Germany; shot and killed while conducting a raid on a house in Baghdad July 6.David B. Parson joined the Marines about a year after high school graduation, then left after four years to move closer to his mother and stepfather. He worked for a time doing maintenance on planes owned by NASCAR drivers. But he found he preferred a more regimented life and joined the Army, said stepfather Bill Whitlow.
The family shipped out to his base in Germany in February, and Parson left for Iraq on Mother’s Day. Parson, 30, of Kannapolis, N.C., died July 6 under hostile fire in Iraq. He would have been married six years on July 17. He and his wife, Mary “Emmy” Parson, 23, have three children, ages 1 to 4.
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Cabarrus County NCGenWeb