Isaac Marshall

Isaac Marshall ~ Pension Statement

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Marshall, Isaac Number W3842
Marshall, Mary

"State of North Carolina Court of pleafs and quarter, Iredell County"
On this the 22nd day of February 1821 personally appeared in open Court being a Court of Record for said County, Isaac Marshall aged Sixty Years, resident in said County who being first duly sworn according to said, doth on his oath declare that he served in the Revolutionary War as follows; That he enlisted on the 17 May 1777 with Capt. Peter Jones in the 14th Virginia Regiment commanded by Col. Davis under whom he served untill was taken prisoner at the Battle of Germantown, Oct 4, 1777 and remained a prisoner about 11 months where he was exchanged and that he enlisted for the War about December 1778 with Lieutenant David Walker in the 10th Virginia Regiment commanded by Col. Richard Parker. That this Regiment was detached from Petersburg in the year 1779 and he continued to serve in it untill the 12th May 1780 when he was taken prisoner on the Capitulation of Charleston and remained a prisoner till the year 1781 when he escaped from the British and returned to the service of his Country under General Pickens where he continued to serve untill about the 21st July 1781 as a Lieutenant in the South Carolina State Line commanded by Col Samuel Hammond Junior when he resigned his commission and returned home that he served in the battle of Germantown, Brandewine, The Siege of Savannah, Siege of Charleston, Golphinton,1 Greason's,2 & Brown’s, in and near Augustus as appears by his original declaration before the honourable Henry Sinevell on the 2nd of November 1818.
And I do solemnly Swear that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift, Sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congrefs entitled in Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the Land and Naval Service of the United States in the Revolutionary War, pafsed on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not nor had any person in trust for me any property or securities, contracts or debts due me other than what is continued in the Schedule hereto annexed and by me subscribed except necessary clothing & bedding for myself and family."
An inventory of personal items followed. Balance not transcribed.

NC Pension Roll of 1835
Isaac Marshall; Iredell Co., NC; Private; VA Cont'l Line; $96.00 Annual Allowance; $1,251.14 Amount Received; Nov 19, 1821 Pension Started; Age 73;  Rev. War file gave year of birth 1761.**

**(73 in 1835 calculates out to 1762.)  His Service File gave his beginning rank of Sergeant, and his pension file gave a final rank as Lieutenant.  

In the Pension while among the papers filed by Mary Marshall after Isaac's death, there is a letter in which it states that his application for land and proving his rank was lost in his attorneys trunk when the attorney went to Washington, DC with the papers.


1GALPHIN FORD, Georgia, 21 May 1781

2GRIERSON FORT, Georgia, 24 May 1781


Source:   National Archives ~ Revolutionary War Pension files.



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