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Thomas Norwood (1761-1836)
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Born: 17 Jun 1761 Augusta County Virginia. 1
Died: Aft 22 Jul 1836 . 1
Buried: .


Samuel Norwood
Abt 1720-1790

Thomas Norwood
17 Jun 1761-Aft 22 Jul 1836

Elizabeth
Abt 1725-1812


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Thomas fought in the Revolutionary War. While residing on the Saluda River, he entered service during 1781 under Capt. Samuel Rosamond. He marched to Cuffeytown and was enrolled by Maj. Field Pardue to serve in Capt. Richard Johnson's company of horse. He was in the siege of Grayson's Fort and the siege of Ninety Six as a baggage wagon guard. He served under Capt. Rosamond after the siege was lifted. Thereafter, he joined Capt. Robert Maxwell, with whom he served until the end of the war. A.A.5581; Q324.2 3

Sources:

  1. Thomas Norwood Revolutionary War Pension, Fold3.com
  2. Roster Of South Carolina Patriots
  3. South Carolinians in the Revolution