Was a Revolutionary War Patriot
Was a Veteran of the War of 1812, injured
Was born into slavery, sold many times, escaped to Vermont
1791 Census: Slave Holders, Other Free Persons and Slaves - Addison County - Vermont > Orange County > Jeremiah Virginia 
The Vermont Historical Gazetteer: A Magazine, Embracing a History ..., Volume 2 edited by Abby Maria Hemenway - page 403 
"United States Census, 1840," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHRB-Z6P : accessed 26 February 2015), Jeremiah Virginia, St Albans, Franklin, Vermont; citing p. 349, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 542; FHL microfilm 27,439.
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