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Andrew Lockridge (abt. 1730 - abt. 1791)

Major Andrew Lockridge aka Lochridge, Loughridge [uncertain]
Born about in Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 7 Apr 1761 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Augusta Co., Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Sep 2010 | Last significant change: 14 Nov 2021
16:07: Beryl Meehan edited the Biography for Andrew Lockridge (abt.1730-abt.1791). (added his DAR society sticker, tidied earlier notes) [Thank Beryl for this]
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Biography

1776 Project
Major Andrew Lockridge served with Virginia Militia during the American Revolution.
Daughters of the American Revolution
Andrew Lockridge is a DAR Patriot Ancestor, A071780.

Military Service On 15 Sep 1778 Andrew was appointed Major of the 2nd Virginia Battalion, and at one point was commander of Fort Dinwiddie in present day Bath County.

Maj. Andrew Lockridge was born in 1730 in Augusta County, Virginia. He fought in the Revolutionary War as a rank of Major with the Militia of Augusta City, Virginia Infantry. Major Lockridge served as Captain under Gen. Andrew Lewis in the Point Pleasant campaign and belonged to Col. Charles Lewis' regiment. He was in the battle of Point Pleasant Oct. 10, 1774, and left there in command of 119 men to guard wounded when on Oct. 17th Gen. Lewis crossed the Ohio. Following the fall of 1776, Capt. Lockridge was at times in command of Fort Dinwiddie, In 1777, he was at Vance's Fort, and a year later at Clover Lick, Greenbriar County. In 1778, he was made Major of the second Battalion of the Augusta Militia. Regiments of this section were at the battle of Cowpens and Guilford. His place of residence during the Revolution was Cow Pasture, Augusta County, Virginia.[1] [2] He married Jean (Jane) Graham Apr. 7, 1762.[3] Andrew died on March 15, 1791, in Augusta County, Virginia, at the age of 61, and was buried in Augusta County (now Highland County), Virginia on his homestead in the Lockridge Family Cemetery.

Name

Andrew Lockridge

Birth

Date: 10 Apr 1730
Place: Virginia

Marriage

Date: 7 Apr 1761
Place: Augusta Co., VA[4]
Husband: Andrew Lockridge
Wife: Jane Graham
Child: John Lockridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Elizabeth Lockridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Eleanor Lockridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: William Lockridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Margaret Lockridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: James Lockridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Andrew Lockridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Rebecca Lockridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Robert Lockridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Lancelot Lockridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Ann Lockridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural

[5]

Sources

  1. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls.
  2. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Applications for Headstones for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1941. Microfilm publication M1916, 134 rolls. ARC ID: 596118. Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, Record Group 92. National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Applications for Headstones, compiled 01/01/1925 - 06/30/1970, documenting the period ca. 1776 - 1970 ARC: 596118. Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, 1774–1985, Record Group 92. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
  3. Source number: 7779.001; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1; Source Information: Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.
  4. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Author: Yates Publishing, Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases.
  5. Find a Grave https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=96409500&ref=acom
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, (http://www.dar.org/ : accessed July 2, 2019 Meehan-411), "Record of LOUGHRIDGE, ANDREW", Ancestor # A071780.




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Andrew Lockridge

Birth 10 Apr 1730 Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia, USA Death 15 Mar 1791 (aged 60) Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia, USA Burial Lockridge Family Cemetery, McDowell, Highland County, Virginia, USA  ? Memorial ID Find A Grave: Memorial #96409500 Has a photo of gravestone on gravesite

posted by Andrea (Stawski) Pack
Lockridge-5 and Lockridge-73 appear to represent the same person because: same person
posted by [Living McQueen]
Lockridge-5 and Lockridge-64 appear to represent the same person because: Same birth year and parents names.
posted by Michael McDonough

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