The Murfreesboro Post, June 29, 2007
Editors note: While we don’t profess that this is a complete list, here are 91 Revolutionary War veterans who collected pensions in Rutherford County.
A number of the names are still familiar:
William Arnold, George Askins, John Barclay, James Beatty, John Beavert, Thomas Blanton, James Bole, George Booth, Daniel Bowman, John Bradley, George Bruce, John Bruce, Michael Bryan, John Bullard, Samuel Burkes,William Burnitt, John Bynum, William Cain, Andrew Carnahan, Jacob Caulk, John Childress, John Clarke, John Clay, William Cocke, John Crisp, Boston Daimwood, Andrew Davis, Richard Dean, Stephen Duboise, Isaac Eoff, John Etter, David Faulkenberry, Samuel Fleming, Joshua Ford, Richard Foster, Lewis Grigg, Gideon Harrison, Joseph Harrison, Lt. William Harrison, John Hedgefroth, Sgt. Capt. John Hollis, James Hunt, Peter Jennings, Richard Jones, Richard Jones, Richard Keele, Samuel Killough, Joseph Knox, Drury Lane, Hardy Lasiter, John M. Leake, Michael Lorance, Capt. William Lytle, William McKelvy, William Mitchell, James Moore, Thomas Nevil, Capt. John Newman, Joseph Newman, John Newman II, Peter Parker, Timothy Parker, Thomas Pearcy, David Pearson, Bennett Philips, James Ramsey, John Sack, Nevit Sammonds, Cornelius Sanders, Reuben Scott, Thomas A. Sikes, Elijah Smith, John Simms, Sgt. Elijah Smith, Joshua Smith, John Stephenson, John Tench, Benjamin Todd, Benjamin Towler, George Usselton, John Warren, George West, Levi West, Stephen White, Willis Whitfield, Sgt. David Williams, Levi Williams, Littleton Williamson, Nathaniel Winston, John Wood and Zadoch Wood.