List of Men of Bladen County

A Descriptive List of Men of Bladen County

Contributed by Myrtle Bridges <>
From the NC State Archives


        NAMES     Height  Age     Skin    Hair    Eyes    Capt.of Co.  Occup.  

Roderick Johnson  5'6"    25      dark    brown   grey    Ardis        Planter 

James Kersey      5'9"    18      dark    brown   hazel   Regane       Planter 

John Little       6'      20      dark    black   hazel   Barnes       Planter 

Joseph Bennett    5'7"    22      dark    brown   hazel   Barnes       Planter         

Joseph Baxley     5'6"    17      fair    brown   blue    Regane       Planter 

J. Musselwhite    5'6"    18      fair    dark    dark    Regane       Planter 

Robinson Folk     5'11"   18      fair    dark    blue    Dupree       Planter 

George D. Kelson  5'8"    42      dark    dark    hazel   Dupree       Planter 

Samuel Webb       5'11"   33      dark    black   black   Dupree       Carpenter       

John McLean       5'4"    27      dark    black   black   McNeill      Planter 

Samuel Smith      5'10"   20      fair    fair    blue    Moore        Planter 

Joel Adkinson     5'9"    48      fair    fair    blue    Ardis        Planter 

Alexander Godwin  5'8"    24      dark    dark    dark    Flinn        Planter 

David Rozier      5'6"    37      dark    brown   hazel   Riggan       Planter 

John Rozier       5'9"    19      dark    brown   hazel   Riggan       Planter 

James McKenzie    5'6"    23      dark    brown   hazel   Barnes       Planter 

Lewis Clark       5'5"    18      dark    brown   hazel   Barnes       Planter 

Jaconias Watkins  5'10"   24      dark    brown   hazel   Flinn        Planter 

Daniel B.....     5'9"    25      dark    brown   hazel   Riggan       Planter 

John Williams     5'6"    18      fair    brown   hazel   Riggan       Planter 

John Grayham      5'8"    25      fair    brown   blue    Pauls        Planter 

Caleb Nelson rec'd the above men from Col. Owens for 18 mos. service. R. Raiford, Capt.

William Nichols   5'8"    21      dark    black   black   Blocker      S. maker        

David Smith       5'10"   21      dark    brown   blue    Byrne        S. maker        

Charles Stewart   5'10"   18      dark    brown   dark    Ardis        Planter 

James Hollie      5'8"    22      dark    black   black   Blocker      Planter 

John Lasly?       5'4"    40      fair    brown   blue    Irwin        Planter 

Archibald McBride 5'4"    40      dark    black   blue    Shipman      S. maker        

Murdock McIntosh  5'4"    24      dark    brown   gray    McNeil       Planter 

Rec'd from Col. Thomas Owens the above seven men. Furnish as above 

issued with clothes  Oct. 16, 1782. A. S. Rhodes, Capt. 4th Regiment, N.C. 

Most of these men were issued coats, vests, shirts, overalls, breeches, 

stockings, shoes, hats, blankets, stocks, tents and cots.

Hugh McLean       5'8"    30      fair    black   blue    Paul         Weaver          

Malcom McLean     5'8"    20      fair    brown   blue    Paul         Planter         

Arch. McCormick   6'      27      fair    brown   hazel   Paul         Planter         

V. Jacob Tailor   5'5"    18      brown   brown   gray    Paul         Planter         

David Upton       5'6"    23      fair    brown   gray    McNeil       Planter 

James Phillips    6'      25      fair    light   blue    Barnes       Planter         
Received of Col. Owens the above men, four of them for 12 months.  

In Bladen County one thirty two liable to a draft agreeable to law.


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