Drury Logan Profile Excerpt

The following is an excerpt from one of the profiles found in the Logan Connections book. It is not the full profile, but is intended as an example of the information you can find within the profiles in the book.


Enlists and serves in Revolutionary War, Tryon County, now Rutherford County, North Carolina, 1776-1781

While residing in Tryon [County at the time], [now] Rutherford County, North Carolina, [Drury Logan] enlisted in 1776, and served at various times until in 1781, about thirty-two months in all, as a private in the North Carolina Troops under Captains Harden, Abraham Kirkendol, Robert Alexander, James Gray, Vansant, Levy Johnston, William Smith and Whiteside, Colonels John Thomas and Robert Porter. He served as a guard on the frontiers against the Indians and Tories and was at the siege of Charleston where he was taken prisoner and kept on parole until after the battle of King’s Mountain: he was at the battle of Nelson’s Ferry, at the storming of Friday’s Fort, in engagements at Goose Creek and Governor’s Gate and stated that he “was the bearer of dispatches from General Sumter to General Green when he raised the siege of Ninety Six.”
Source: Pension records, National Archives and Records Administration, cover letter dated 12 July 1933 to Mrs. C.G.Young, Proctor, Arkansas
Serves as bondsman for marriage of James Dougherty and Mary Standford, Rutherford County, North Carolina, 1783
Drewry Logan and Charles Dougherty served as bondsmen for the marriage of James Dougherty and Mary Standford which occurred shortly after 29 January 1783 in Rutherford County, North Carolina.
Source: Marriages of Rutherford County, North Carolina, 1779-1868, Brent H. Holcomb, 1986; North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Ancestry.com
Note: The date of the marriage bond is 29 January 1783. The marriage would have taken place a few days later.

 

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