DAVIS WHELCHEL SR.
Born: 1752, Virginia
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
William: Born abt 1778
John: Born about 1780
Francis: Born Jan 12, 1782 - married Elizabeth HELMS
Keziah: married William WHELCHEL
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
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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