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Marriage: Children:
  1. Russell Boaz: Birth: ABT 1780 in Pittsylvania Co., VA. Death: AFT 16 AUG 1847

  2. Milly Boaz: Birth: ABT 1781 in Pittsylvania Co., VA. Death: AFT 1850 in Patrick Co.?, VA

  3. Tabitha Boaz: Birth: ABT 1781 in Pittsylvania Co., VA. Death: ABT 26 JAN 1881 in Patrick Co., VA

  4. PHEBE BOAZ: Birth: ABT 1784 in Pittsylvania Co., VA. Death: ABT 28 JAN 1849 in Hardin Co.?, OH

  5. Robert Boaz: Birth: ABT 15 MAR 1786 in Campbell Co., VA. Death: ABT 1871 in Ridgeway, Henry Co., VA

  6. Polly Boaz: Birth: ABT 1789 in Campbell Co., VA. Death: UNKNOWN

  7. Anna Boaz: Birth: ABT 1792 in Campbell Co., VA. Death: BEF 1847

  8. James Boaz: Birth: ABT 1795 in Campbell Co., VA. Death: UNKNOWN

  9. Agnes Boaz: Birth: ABT 10 AUG 1804 in Campbell Co., VA. Death: ABT 8 JUN 1876 in Patrick Co., VA


Sources
1. Title:   The Boaz Family: Daniel-John-Thomas - When and Where
Page:   126
Author:   Robert V. Boaz
Publication:   c. 1997
2. Title:   The Boaz Family: Daniel-John-Thomas - When and Where
Page:   56
Author:   Robert V. Boaz
Publication:   c. 1997
3. Title:   The Boaz Family: Daniel-John-Thomas - When and Where
Page:   122
Author:   Robert V. Boaz
Publication:   c. 1997

Notes
a. Note:   ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/patrick/military/revwar/pensions/jboaz.txt
  REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION APPLICATION - JAMES BOAZ Contributed by: Fred Eggleston (herer3eggs@@aol.com) ************************************************************************ USGENWEB ARCHIVES NOTICE: These electronic pages may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit or presentation by any other organization or persons. Persons or organizations desiring to use this material, must obtain the written consent of the contributor, or the legal representative of the submitter, and contact the listed USGenWeb archivist with proof of this consent. The submitter has given permission to the USGenWeb Archives to store the file permanently for free access. http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb *********************************************************************** National Archives, Revolutionary War Pension Files, James Boaz, S6694
  On this 16th day of May 1853 personally appeared before the County Court of Patrick now sitting, James Boaz a resident of the County of Patrick and State of Virginia, being 83 or 84 years of age, who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following Declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the provisions made by the Act of Congress passed June 7th 1832 - That he was born in the County of Buckingham and State of Virginia on the 30th day of May 1749 and That he entered the service of the United States under the following named Officers and served as hereinafter stated. He volunteered in March 1777 in the company of Capt. Dixon in the County of Bedford Virginia, where he then resided and marched in the said Company in April following against the Indians to the Long Islands of Holston, and returned home with said Company in August of the same year. In this term he served as a sergeant, and served at least four months & a half. He soon after removed to the County of Pittsylvania Virginia, and was ordered as a sergeant by Col. John Wilson in 1779 to take command of five men and serve as spies and rangers against the Tories, and served in that character a term of Three months having apprehended and committed to Jail twenty seven Tories. He again volunteered in the County of Pittsylvania Virginia in January 1781 in a company commanded by Captain Thomas Smith. He immediately marched in the said company and joined the Continental Army in the State of North Carolina and was attached to the Infantry in the Corps of Col. Henry Lee. At the time of the Battle of Guilford, he was on fatigue duty stationed ten to twelve miles from the field of Battle. As soon as he heard the first cannon fire, he hastened towards the scene of action; when he arrived within a mile of this field of Battle he met with General Stephens wounded and retreating who told him the Battle was ended and that it was unnecessary for him to go on. On this term he served as a quarter Master sergeant, and served four months. He was personally acquainted with Col. Henry Lee and Captain Rose of his Legion, and many others whose names he does not recollect. He served in all seven months as sergeant and four months as quarter master sergeant. He has no Documentary evidence or [?] evidence within his reach to prove the actual performance of the above services. He received discharges for his first & last term, and kept them for some time but not expecting they would be of any service to him they have been lost. He is known to Joshua Adams, clergyman and William Critz, Esq. in his neighborhood who are willing to certify to his good character for truth and veracity and to their belief of his having been a revolutionary soldier founded on the general belief and report of his neighborhood. He hereby relinquishes every claim whatever to a pension or an annuity except this present, and he declares that his name is not on the pension roll of any agency in any State. Sworn to and subscribed the day and year aforesaid. [s] James Boaz
  And Joshua Adams a clergyman and William Critz both residing in the County of Patrick and State of Virginia hereby certify that we are well acquainted with James Boaz who has subscribed and sworn to the above Declaration. That we believe him to be between 83 & 84 years of age. That he is reputed and believed in his neighborhood where he resides to have been a soldier of the revolution, and that we concur in that opinion.
  Sworn to and subscribed the day and year aforesaid. (s) Joshua Adams (s) Wm Critz
  State of Virginia, Patrick County,
  I Abram Staples, Clerk of the County Court of Patrick do hereby certify, that at a Court holden for said County, at the Court House thereof, on the 27 day of January 1851, satisfactory evidence was exhibited to said Court, that James Boaz, was a pensioner of the United States at the rate of fifty seven dollars and fifty cents per annum; was a resident of said County, and died on the 12th day of November, 1850. That he left no widow, but the following children, whose names are Milly Boaz, the administratrix and legatee of James Boaz, dec'd and Tabitha Taylor, Robert Boaz, Agnes Pedigo, the wife of Danl N. Pedigo, the admin. with the will annexed of the said James Boaz, Mary Eliot, & Phebe Chandler. I also certify that Daniel R. Pedigo is the adminstrator of James Boaz dec'd, duly qualified and authorized by this Court to act as such. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal of office this 29th day of January 1851. (s) A. Staples clerk Final Payment Voucner Received from GAO
  Virginia Pension Roll of 1835 Report from the Secretary of War In relation to the Pension Establishment Of the United States 1835 http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/pensions/vapen_b.txt JAMES BOAZ PATRICK COUNTY SERGEANT VIRGINIA MILITIA $57.50 ANNUAL ALLOWANCE $172.50 AMOUNT RECEIVED JUNE 21, 1833 PENSION STARTED AGE 85


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