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Amelia County

 

ROLL OF CAPT. WILLIAM BRONAUGH’S COMPANY, 13 JUL 1756.  Roll gave name, enlistment date and place, age, size, trade, country, and description.

 

William Ferguson, drafted 1755, Amelia, 22, 5 feet, 7 inches, planter, Virginia, brown hair and black eyes. . . .

 

James Ferguson, drafted 1755, Amelia, 19, 5 feet 5 ˝ inches, planter, Virginia, light hair and black eyes.

 

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Section II

 

The following entries are taken from William Waller Hening’s collection of the laws of VA.  During the Frency and Indian War, the House of Burgesses passed an act for the defense of the frontier of the colony on 14 Sep 1758.  The soldiers mentioned in the schedule attached to this act appear below.

 

Amelia County:  . . . Bryan Farguson, . . .Thomas Farguson, . . . Richard Farguson, . . .William Farguson, . . .Edward Farguson, . . .

 

 

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Militia Rosters in Hening’s Statutes at Large

 

Amelia Co., September, 1758

 

Wood Jones, Major                             James Clark, Major                  Robt. Hall, Serg.

Henry Anderson, Capt              Geo. Farley, Ensign                  Wm. Ford, Serg.

John Winne, Capt                                 John Fitzpatrick, Ensign            Wm. Whitworth, Serg.

Branch Tenner, Lieut.                           Richd. Craddock, Serg.            Hermon Thomas, Serg.

                                                            John Cox, Serg.

 

. . . Edward Farguson . . . Bryan Barguson . . . Richd. Farguson . . . Thos. Farguson . . . Wm. Farguson . . .

 

Source:  Hening, Vol. 7