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Richard Caldwell Vernon esq. (abt. 1756 - 1840)

Capt. Richard Caldwell Vernon esq.
Born about in Colony of Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 9 Aug 1789 in Rockingham, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Williamson, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 6 Feb 2013
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Capt. Richard Vernon esq. served during the American Revolution
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Biography

Born in Cub Creek Settlement, Lunenburg County, Virginia. He married Catherine Barker August 09, 1789 in Rockingham Co., NC.

He served three tours of duty during the Revolutionary War in the North Carolina line from 1779-1781 as a Lieutenant and Captain.

His tombstone bears the inscription: "Richard Vernon a soldier of the Revolution son of James and Ellen Vernon born October 18, 1758 died July 24, 1840 First a private lastly a captain and was a bold and brave soldier in the sacred cause of freedom. He is worthy of all honor in life and his memory will be cherished with respect by all who knew him."

Sources

  • Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, (http://www.dar.org/ : accessed November 2020), "Record of Richard Vernon", Ancestor # A118551.
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #10158408

Acknowledgments

Thanks to Linda James for starting this profile.


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