Note N45Michael is in Randolph County, North Carolina in 1790 census on p 940. There was one white male (most likely, Michael) over 16 years in age including the heads of the household, 4 white males under 16 years in age & 1 free white females (presumably Mary Mothershed Kindle Luther) including the heads of household.
In Frederick County, Maryland he enlisted in Captain Duvall's company of Colonel Baker JOhNSTON's Maryland Regiment on 15 December 1776. He fought in the Battle of Piscataway and after serving three and a half months was discharged on 1 April 1777. He re-enlisted on 15 August 1777. This time he served with Captain Hilary's company of Colonel Baker JOhNSTON's Maryland Regiment and fought at the Battle of Germantown. He was again discharged on Christmas Day 1777. He enlisted a third time and served in Captain BURGED's company of Colonel Baker JOhNSTON's Maryland Regiment from June 1781 until his final discharge in April 1782.
Michael and his brother Christian, moved their families to Randolph County, North Carolina shortly after Michael married Mary Kindle, where they established farms at the headwaters of the Cape Fear River along the Haw River branch. Around 1793 Jacob joined Michael and their brother Christian, in Randolph County. The other brother, George, took a farm in adjacent Chatham County at "Martha's Vineyard". It was here that George's son, George Jr., in 1816 became the first Postmaster of Buckhorn Falls, North Carolina, and in 1830 he was elected Clerk of the Chatham County Court. A transcript copy of Michael's pension application is in Janice Hagan's Luther family history. Michael applied for his Revolutionary War Pension (#W4721) on 5 November 1832. Michael died on 10 October 1834 in Randolph County. His brother, Jacob, moved on to Clay County, Indiana. his brother Christian moved to Lawrence County, Indiana.
↑ Source: #S48 Page: 1830 US Census; Census Place: Regiment 1, Randolph, North Carolina; Page: 28; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 125; Family History Film: 0018091 Object: @M2598@
↑ Source: #S66 Page: Year: 1810; Census Place: Randolph, North Carolina; Roll: 38; Image: 0337911; Family History Library Film: 00322 Object: @M2599@
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Michael by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Michael: