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1778 Granville County Militia Enlistment Returns

State of North Carolina
Granville County
May 25, 1778
A Descriptive List of the 4 men raised under the present Act of  Assembly in Captain Richard Taylor's Company No. 1:
John BEAVOR - 22 years old, 5 feet 9 inches high; dark hair; Shoemaker by trade
John WILLIAMS - 21 years old, 5 feet 9 inches high; black hair; a Planter by trade
Jeffery GARNS - 20 years old, 5 feet 9 inches high, a black man; a Planter by trade, in the room of William Edwards Cock
Edmund KELLY - 21 years old, 5 feet 7 inches high, brownish colour'd hair; a Planter by trade
6 men in Capt'n Saml. Fowler's Company No. 2:
John SMITH - about 25 years of age, 6 feet high, red complexion; a Planter
Charles FLOID - 30 years old, 5 feet 9 inches high; of a red complexion; a Planter
John LANGFORD - 33 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches high; dark complexion & thin virage; a Planter
Jesse LANGFORD - about 20 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high; brown hair; a Planter
Henry HAYS - about 18 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high; of a red complexion; a Planter
Corben HECKMAN- 18 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high; of a brown complexion; a Planter
5 men in Captain John Rust's Company No. 3:
Abraham JONES - a molatto about 44 years of age; 5 feet 10 inches high
Jonathan JONES - a molatto 17 years of age, 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high
Bird DRIVER - 17 years of age, 5 feet 8 or 9 inches; light complexion black or dark hair
Isaac ANDERSON - 24 years of age, 5 feet 7 inches high; dark skin & dark hair; well made; a Planter
Jenkins GOWEN - a molatto about 17 years of age;  5 feet 5 or 6 inches high
4 men in Captain Abraham Potter's Company No. 4:
James GALLEMORE - 17 years of age; 5 feet 7 inches high; of a ruddy complexion; well made; a Planter
Luke SEARSEY - 17 years old, 5 feet 3 inches high; dark skin'd black hair; a Planter
Henry NOWLIN - about 20 years of age; 5 feet 10 or 11 inches high; slim made & of a pale looke; a Planter
John KING in the care of Colo. Lytle in the room of Joseph Okey
6 men in Captain Samuel Walker's Company No. 5:
George WOODLIFF - 17 years old, 5 feet 6 inches high, light complexion; a Planter
David HUNT - a black man, 30 years of age, 5 feet 7 inches high; a Planter
Gibson HARRIS - 17 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high; a black man; a Planter
David HATCHER - 16 years of age, an half Indian 5 feet 7 inches high; well made; a Planter
Tolbert TUCKER - 40 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high; of a sandy complexion; professes several trades
John KENNEDY - about 25 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high;  thick made, a Planter by trade
5 men in Captain Benjamine Wade's Company No. 6:
Drury COOK - about 30 years of age; 5 feet 9 or 10 inches high, looks pale and has two remarkable moles on the under part of his face; a Planter
John EMERY - 22 years of age; 5 feet 9 inches high; pale looking with brown hair, walks a little stooping; a Planter
Edmund EMERY - 19 years old, 5 feet 9 inches high, dark hair and a swarthy complexion; a Planter
John TAYLOR - 26 years of age, 5 feet 9 inches high; dark hair and looks pleasant; a Planter
4 men in Captain James Langston's Company No. 7:
William LANGSTON- 16 years of age, 5 feet 9 3/4 inches high; dark hair of a rudy complexion - Planter
Thomas MERRYWEATHER - 23 years old, 5 feet 10 inches high; of a ruddy complexion, dark hair & slim made - Planter
Thomas BRESSIE - 21 years old, 5 feet 8 inches high; dark hair of a ruddy complexion, thick made; Planter
George REAVES - 29 years old, 6 feet high, thick made; of a ruddy complexion & dark hair; a Planter
4 men in Captain Bartlet Searsey's Company No. 8:
Benjamine HESTER - 18 years old, 5 feet 8 1/2 inches high; of a fair complexion, redish hair; a Planter
Francis STAINBACK - 21 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high; fair complexion, well looking & brown hair; cardmaker by trade
William BEAVER - 16 years old, 5 feet 7 inches high; black hair; a Planter
Thomas MINER - 18 years of age, 5 feet 7 3/4 inches high, light hair about the middle size; a Planter
4 men in Captain William Gill's Company No. 9:
Buckner ROOKS - 21 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high; fair complexion with a down look,  a Carpenter
Joseph ALLAN - a well made molatto, 22 years of age; 5 feet 6 inches high, short hair & dark eyes; a Planter
John GLAZE - 18 years old, 5 feet 7 inches high; red hair & eyebrows, fair skin very freckley; a Planter
Francis WILKERSON - 16 years of age, 5 feet 11 inches high; dark complected, dark eyes and black short hair; a Planter
4 men in Capt'n Thomas Bradford's Company No. 10:
Salkens NANTZ - 20 years old, 5 feet 4 inches high; of a fair complection with dark hair well made; a Planter
Elisha LUNCEFORD - of a fair complexion, 5 feet 8 inches high; light colour'd hair 19 years old well made
John HOOKER - dark skin black hair  black eyes; 5 foot 6 inches high, well made  17 years old
William PETTEFORD - a black man, slim made, 5 feet 6 inches high; 17 years old then visage - Thomas Bradford
4 men in Captain Richard Searseys Company No. 11:
Alsa SEARSEY - 16 years of age, 5 feet 11 inches high well made with a good complexion; a Planter
David HARRIS - 17 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches high, well made and well complected, a Planter

Oswell SEARSEY - 21 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high; darkish brown hair, well complected; a Carpenter by trade

Lewis SIMMS - a black man, 33 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high, well made; a Planter
5 men in Captain William Knight's Company No. 12:
John MARTIN - about 19 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high; well made of a swarthy complection with a drawn look by trade a Wheelwright - for Col. Samuel Smith
Futrill HALL - 18 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high, well complected brown hair; a Planter - for John Hunt
David ALLEN - 41 years of age; 5 feet 10 inches high; dark hair mixed with gray, dark complected - for James Downey
James BRAVER - 20 years old; 5 feet 11 inches high; of swarthy complexion well made with dark colour'd hair; a Planter- for William Webb
5 men in Captain James Currins' Company No. 13:
John HOPKINS - 24 years old, 5 feet 8 inches high; of a swarthy complexion with grey eyes; a Planter, for Barnet Pullam
George BRISTOE - 25 years of age, 5 feet 9 inches high of a redish complexion with red hair, a Planter by trade
Aaron SPRINGFIELD- 17 years of age, 5 feet 5 inches high; fresh colour'd with light hair; a Blacksmith by trade
Alexr. HAMILTON - 27 years of age, 5 feet 7 inches high; pail colour'd with black hair; a Blacksmith by trade
John HUDSON - 17 years old, 5 feet 7 inches high; fresh colour'd with black hair; a Planter by trade
6 men in Captain Thomas Saterwhite's Company No. 14:
John PHAROAH - 24 years of age, 5 feet 11 inches high; dark colour'd hair; redish complected; a Carpenter
Arthur MARCUM- 21 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high; darkis colour'd hair and complexion;  well set, a Carpenter by trade
Charles REGAN - 20 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high; darkesh colour'd hair and of a redish complexion; a Planter
Thomas MULLET - 20 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high; dark colour'd hair & complexion; a Planter
Richard EDWARDS - 21 years of age, 5 feet 9 inches high; darkish colour'd hair & rather dark complected; a Blacksmith by trade
William TABOR - 19 years old, 5 feet 8 inches high; darkish colour'd hair & complexion; a Planter
4 men in Cap'n. James Jones' Company No. 15:
William COX - 25 years of age, 5 feet 9 inches high; black hair, dark complexion; a Planter
Himpton WHITE - 21 years of age,  5 feet 10 inches high; lightly coloured hair; whitely complected; a Planter
James JONES - 25 years of age, 5 feet 9 inches high; black hair; dark complected; a Planter
Joshua GREENWITCH - 18 years old, 5 feet 6 inches high; dark colour'd hair; well complected; a Planter
All of the above list of enlistees for 1778 were received and signed by Ralph Williams, Capt., 9 N. B.
(Thanks to Sue Ashby for her generous contribution of this list)

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