Jacob Fulbright and Barbara Elizabeth Weiser
Husband Jacob Fulbright
Born: 22 Dec 1747 - Northampton County, Pennsylvania Christened: Died: 1837 - Haywood, NC Buried:
Marriage: 1773 - NC
Wife Barbara Elizabeth Weiser
Born: 5 Jul 1755 - Tuldhoken, Pennsylvania Christened: Died: 1816 - Haywood, NC Buried:
Father: Peter Weiser (1729- ) Mother: Anne Marie (1733- )
1 M Henry Fulbright
Born: 1774 - Haywood, NC Christened: Died: Abt 1831 - Franklin County, Georgia Buried:Spouse: Susannah Mingers (Abt 1778- ) Marr: Lincoln County, North Carolina
2 M Jacob Fulbright
Born: 26 Mar 1778 - Lincoln County, North Carolina Christened: Died: 19 Jul 1844 - Cape Girdeau, Montana Buried:Spouse: Barbara Plunkett (1783-1858)
3 F Barbara Fulbright
Born: 1783 - NC Christened: Died: 1858 - NC Buried:
4 M Daniel Fulbright
Born: 1785 - Lincoln County, North Carolina Christened: Died: 1850 - GA Buried:
5 M Joseph Fulbright
Born: Abt 1787 - NC Christened: Died: Buried:
6 M Andrew Fulbright
Born: Abt 1793 Christened: Died: Buried:
7 M Levi Peter Fulbright
Born: 10 Mar 1794 - NC Christened: Died: 1840 - GA Buried:Spouse: Sarah Cline (1799-1880) Marr: 3 Feb 1818 - Lincoln County, North Carolina
8 M Abraham Fulbright
Born: Abt 1795 - NC Christened: Died: 1887 - NC Buried:Spouse: Nancy Dotson (1803- )
General Notes (Husband)
REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION APPLICATION OF JACOB FULBRIGHT
Contributed by Beatrice Hendrickson from her father who rec eived this transcription from a cousin in 1954. (Some modif ications are made with this presentation) [The following i s an abstract as the the original was difficult to read a s it appears in the record from my fathers family bible]
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
COUNTY OF HAYWOOD
On this 2 day of January 18_[1833? illegible] personally ap peared in open court before the Justices thereof Jacob Fulb right a resident of the County of Haywood and State of Nort h Carolina aged 85 on the second day of December 18_[1832 ? Ink blot].
[He] doth make the following declaration:
I entered the service of the United States in the year of 1 776, but it might have been 1775 or 1777 as I have lost my recollection [1776 is correct] in the month of August an d came home in the month of October, making _ a three mont h tour. I was drafted.
I was living in Lincoln Co., N.C. and marched against the C herokee Indians through what was called the [French and Pig eon_ Tennessee River Countries ? which is the French Broad , Pigeon and Lilttle Tennessee River Countries] and on wha t is now called Buncom [Buncombe], Haywood and Madison Coun ties, N.C. and or what is yet the Cherokee Nation [in 183 3 the Cherokee had not been removed] and the water of the h ighwassy [Hiwassee] ______ in no engagements of moment. W e burnt and destroyed the __ [towns?] and the crops. I wa s discharged by Capt. Conrad but it [the document] is los t or destroyed. [Capt. Conrad was also the commander of Jac ob Shook in the Rutherford Expedition of 1776]
I entered into the service again in the year of 1780 or 178 1 [1780 is correct], living in Lincoln Co., N.C. Col. McDan iell was made general after I had enlisted and entered int o the service. The officers thought proper. As I was a blac ksmith by trade, to take me out of the army and put me to w ork in the blacksmith shop to shewing and repairing the sho es the horses that was in the service and I remained ther e __ years working basely [?] for all the __ that was passi ng about. The work was all of publick __ [service?] and aft er it I had to board the men and horses for several days a t a time while they were getting their work done and I neve r got anything for the work or boarding. I remained there w orking at the close of the war and I never got a discharge . I have no documentary evidence and I know of no body by w hom I can prove my service by without I can ___ [?] by Jaco b Shook who lives in Haywood Co., N.C., and I don't know wh ether he is acquainted with the pekculiars of my service.
I was born in the year of 1747 in the month of December th e 22 day in the State of Pennsylvania in the County of Nort hamton and moved from there to Lincoln County., N.C. [Rowa n then] in 1769 and lived there until after the war was ove r, and moved from there to Haywood Co. N.C. and have live d there ever since.
Have you any record of your age and if so, where is it?
My age was recorded in my father's family bible and I hav e preserved it in other books,
Where were you living when called into service. Where hav e you lived since the revolutionary war and where do you n o live?
In Lincoln Co., N.C. I have lived there until I moved to Haywood Co., N.C. where I have lived ever since.
How were you called into the service. Were you drafted, did you Volunteer or were you a substitute for whom?
I was a drafter the first tour. The second tour I was enlis ted.
We,Jacob Shook, residing in the County of Haywood, and Andr ew Shook residing in the same, do hereby __ that we are wel l acquainted with Jacob Fulbright who has subscribed and sw orn to the above dictation that we believe him to be 85 yea rs of age, that he is reputed and believed in the neighborh ood where he resides to have been a soldier of the Revoluti onary War and that we concur in that opinion.
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
COUNTY OF HAYWOOD
Know all men by these presents that I Abraham Fulbright o f the County of Haywood and the State of North Carolina hav e understood and believe that my Father Jacob Fulbright wh o applied for a Pension under the act of Congress 7th Jun e 1832 ought to have Received a Pension and that he was en titled to the Same; and for the purpose of prosecuting hi s claim. to the same I do hereby consitute and appoint F.C. C. Triplett of Washington files by my father Jacob Fulbrigh t and to all whoever I might Lawfully ________ I present.
Witness my hand and seal this 25th March 1853 [This date i s as written. However, it looks like the last number was ad ded, rather than written at. the. same time as the first th ree. Perhaps he meant to write 1835, left out the numeral 3 , and added it in the wrong place?]
More about Jacob Fulbright:
Military service: REvolutionary War Soldier NC
Johann Georg Fulbright and Anna Margaretha Reinhardt
Husband Johann Georg Fulbright
Born: Abt 28 Feb 1745 - Northampton County, Pennsylvania Christened: Died: Abt 1789 - Lincoln County, North Carolina Buried:
Wife Anna Margaretha Reinhardt
Born: 20 Oct 1753 - Frederick County, Maryland Christened: Died: Aft 1804 - Lincoln County, North Carolina Buried:
General Notes (Husband)
could have been born in 1746
More about Johann Georg Fulbright:
Baptism: 9 Mar 1745/46, Williams Congregation
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