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DAVIS WHELCHEL SR.





Born: 1752, Virginia

Died: 1833

Burial: In Northwest corner Fall Creek Township, Hamilton County, Indiana

Now part of lake owned by Indianapolis Water Company.


Service: Ranger, private, Spy, lieut., Major, under Capt WHITESIDES, TERRELL, MCMULLEN, JEFFRIES, THOMPSON
Colonels NEEL, THOMAS, FAIR, STEEN and BRANDE.

Proof: Whelcchel Family History, by Mary Whelchel (1959)

Revolution Claims filed in South Carolina, by Janie REVILL, page 359

Pension R 11388.

Married: Nancy BARNES May 28, 1776
Born Jan 21, 1762 and Died Nov 26, 1846

Children:

William: Born abt 1778

John: Born about 1780

Francis: Born Jan 12, 1782 - married Elizabeth HELMS

Keziah: married William WHELCHEL

Charles Barnes:

Mary: born about 1792

Jemima: Born 1794 - married Abraham HELMS

Edamiah: Born 1804

Davis Lender: Born 1809

Information by Miss Mary WHELCHEL of Anderson, Indiana

Directions:

Davis Whelchel was a son of DR. FRANCIS & Ann STOCKTON Whelchel, he was born 1-9-1752- 9-4-1833. He married Nancy Barnes and they had Eleven children. He served in the Revolutionary War; he was at King's Mountain, Cowpens, he was born in Virginia, He moved to South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana; He fought with his cousin Captain William Whiteside (His Mothers ,Sister's Son) whom died in Surry North, Carolina. He was an Indian scout, also a Ranger. He is buried in Olio, Hamilton County, Indiana on the families old farm at 116 street by Guist Resevoir in Someones back Yard.

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