William Spencer Burd, Sr. (ABT 1750 SC - Aug 1821 KY), my 5th great grandfather, supposedly served as a private under Colonel Brandon and Colonel Roebuck.
I am still researching his service.
Enoch Jobe, Jr. (1757 VA - 19 Apr 1843 MO), my 6th great grandfather, was a Quaker who converted to the Baptist faith and served two
enlistments as a private during the Revolutionary War.
William Owens, Jr. (10 Nov 1750 VA - 9 Aug 1836 KY), my 5th great grandfather, received a pension for four separate enlistments during the Revolutionary
John Short (15 Feb 1756 VA - 15 May 1836 IN), my 5th great grandfather, served as a private in the Revolutionary War. He received a pension in 1832 for three separate enlistments: In August 1776, he
served for 5 months under Captain William Nail and Colonel Abram Smith; in Sep 1778, he served 4 months under Captain McCutcheon and Colonel
William Boyers; and in July 1781 he served 2 months under Captain Bowen and Colonel William Nail. John Short also served with two of his sons
in Kentucky during the War of 1812.
Randal A. Burd, Jr., M.Ed. -- Family Historian / Amateur Geneologist Chapter President, Ozark Patriots Chapter, Missouri Society, Sons of the American Revolution
Camp Commander, Sigel Camp #614, Missouri Department, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Member, General Society of the War of 1812 Lifetime Member, Pulaski County (Missouri) Historical Society
This is an ongoing research project of mine. I
have been conducting interviews through written correspondence with
former Editors-in-Chief of the Missouri Miner newspaper to get them
to reflect on their time there. Being a staff member of this paper
was a valuable and unique learning experience for me, so I wanted
to see if this opinion was shared by others 15, 30, 45+ years
later. ***There are over 20 pages of
original interviews in this section!***
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