Tennessee Genealogy Research by Debbie W. Spero

Genealogy–tips, research ideas, problems and answers

William Dorris Revolutionary War Soldier of New Jersey and Sumner Co TN and widow Eleanor Dorris

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

The pension papers of Revolutionary War soldier William Dorris continue with the widow’s pension application of his widow, Eleanor Dorris. State of Tennessee Sumner Co   On this day personally appeared Ellenor Dorris widow of William Dorris deceased before me James Butler one of the acting Justices of the Peace in and for the county aforesaid.   […]

Revolutionary War Soldier Private Tobias Williams of Caswell County NC and Smith Co TN

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Tobias Williams of Smith County, TN was my great, great, great, great, great (5) grandfather, who served 6 months as a Private in the Revolutionary War. I am descended from Tobias through my grandmother, Ivorene Cleveland West, daughter of Irl Cleveland West, son of Ira Stokes West, son of Claiborne Wright West and Frances Williams, […]