Tennessee Genealogy Research by Debbie W. Spero

Genealogy–tips, research ideas, problems and answers

Revolutionary War Soldier Private David Herron of Albemarle Co VA and White Co TN

Monday, September 24th, 2012

The continuation of the pension application of David Herron, age 103, of White County, TN in 1833. Answers to the questions prescribed by the War Department and propounded by the Justice 1st  He was born either in Orange or Albemarle he does not recollect precisely which, he thinks however in Orrange County Virginia in the […]

Revolutionary War Veteran Private David Herron of Albemarle Co Virginia

Friday, September 21st, 2012

The pension application of David Herron continues… He again went out under Captain Isaac Davis.  He does not recollect certainly but thinks that his lieutenants name was Richard Durret.  He again met at Sharlottsville and as well as he recollects performed something like the rout mentioned in his second tour and was finally discharged at […]

David Herron of White County, TN Revolutionary Soldier aged 103

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

I found the answer to my 5th great grandfather’s Revolutionary War Service faster than I thought.   I already had a copy of his Revolutionary War pension application buried in my files of family research. My grandfather was Morgan Jackson Saddler 1917-1986.  His mother was Mai Bell Tomberlain of Rutherford and Davidson Counties, TN, 1892-1972.  Her […]

Aaron Pilkerton and son Lewis B. Pilkerton, Privates, Co H 18th Tennessee Infantry

Friday, March 9th, 2012

For almost 2 years now I have been researching my own family lines for Civil War soldiers.   So far, I have found one Union soldier, three Confederate soldiers who fought and lived, one Confederate soldier who died a prisoner of war in Ohio, one Confederate soldier who fought, was imprisoned, then re-enlisted as a Union […]