Jonathan is listed in the Revolutionary accounts in the N.C. Archives at Raleigh, N.C., as being paid for furnishing sundries to the N.C. Militia. Jonathan lived for a while in Lunenburg County, Virginia. Then he owned land and lived in Cornwell Parish in Charlotte County, Virginia, before moving to Surry County, N.C. between 1773 and 1779.
On 13 Oct 1783, Jonathan Vernon, Sr. was granted by the state of North Carolina 500 acres on Coleman's Creek in Surry County. He deeded land he still owned in Charlotte County, Virginia to one of his sons just before he died.
"The Heritage of Stokes County, North Carolina, 1981", Article 992 "Jonathan Vernon, Sr." by Alfred Tuttle.
Stokes County, N.C. Will Book #2, pp 62-63, dated 18 Oct 1803 and probated Jun 1805.
Source: S104 Author: Henthorn, Luanne L. Title: Family Tree of Luanne Lynne Vernon Henthorn Abbreviation: Henthorn, Luanne Publication: Internet: http://www.greyface.com/lavynder/ [8 Apr 2004] Repository: #R46 Media: Electronic Italicized: Y Paranthetical: N
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