Revolutionary War Pensioner

 William Lumley

Revolutionary War Pensioner Census
Barry County, Smith Twp., Missouri 1840

1840 Pensioners of Rev. War Census
William Lumley, age 82

William A. Lumley
Born abt 1759 in VA
Died Oct. 28, 1843 at Lumley's Mill, Lawrence Co., MO

During the Revolutionary War, William served in the 10th Regiment, Virginia Line, under the command of Colonel William Davies. Muster Roll of Lieutenant Alexander Ewing, at Chesterfield, Virginia, shows Private William Lumley, age 19, enlisted August 1777, residence Southampton County, Virginia. He participated in the Battle of Guilford Court house and other skirmishes. He was awarded a veteran's pension and his wife Mary drew a widow's pension upon his death.

1800 Federal census shows William in South Carolina.

He appeared before a veteran's pension board on 1 April 1822 as a resident of McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.

1830 Federal census shows in Madison County, Illinois.

He came to Barry County, Missouri in 1835 and built a water mill on Mill Branch, a short distance from where it flows into Turnback Creek.

1840 Federal census shows in Barry (now Lawrence) County, Missouri.

William Lumley married Mary Turner born about 1760 and they had the following children: Thomas, Winifred, Turner, Green, Martha, Sarah, George, and Mary.

Source: The Hoots Family

Submitted by: Phyllis Long

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