Paul Castleberry

Male 1761 - 1841  (80 years)


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  • Name Paul Castleberry 
    Birth 1 Mar 1761  Orange Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military 1775-1783  Revolutionary War Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sergeant. That he [entered] ? the service of the U. States- as a volunteer in 1777 under Capt. James Danly [or Danby] & Col [Elijah] Clarke & remained for two months & was (?) changed [or charged] probably a short time, before that he was drafted to serve a tour against the Creek Indians under Captain Howard & Col. Dun & was Stationed at Autrey’s(?) Fort where they remained for two months & he was discharged. He was again drafted & served under Capt. Danley(?) & Col Clark & was stationed at the Cabord [or Covered] bridge on the Augusta Savannah River where they remained for two months & was discharged - He was again drafted - under Capt Danley(?) - Leut. Blant [underlined letters questionable] & Col. Twiggs. they marched through Georgia to Midway when they had a battle with the enemy after serving about 3 months & was discharged. He then drafted under Capt. Danley & Col. Clark & was stationed at Washington, Georgia guarding the Frontier against the Cherokee Creek Indians. They served two months this tour & were discharged - He was again drafted & was stationed on Chiokan on Kiokes Creek in Georgia under Capt. Danley(?)- they were again guarding the frontiers = he Remained Stationed at that place for 3 months & was discharged. He was again [volunteerd in] the Army as a substitute under Capt Danley(?) & marched on a scouting expedition against the Creek Indians & served for 2 months after which he was discharged - He again was volunteered under Capt Beacham & Col Clark & Genl. Wayne & was stationed near Savannah & was at the battle of Savannah and was in several light engagements near that place. He remained there (? one letter) on that tour between(?) three & four months when he was regularly discharged. he left his discharge with his father [William Castleberry] & had no he understands it was lost or misplaced by him. he [didn’t]____(?) had [have] any another(?) discharge except the above. He has no documentary or [evidence] of his services - He was born on the first on March 1761 on Tar River in Virginia, his parents, while he was very young Removed to Orange County, NC & from that place to Newberry District South Carolina & from that place to Richmond County Georgia where he lived when at home until after the siege of Savannah. When he removed to Spartanburgh District South Carolina where he now resides. He refers to the Rev Joshua Richards & George Robuck to prove his services & his character as a man of veracity. He hereby Relinquishes every claim whatever to any person or ______? except the persons(?) & declares that his (name?) is not on the k____? Roll of any agency in any state sworn to in open court. his Paul “P” Castleberry mark. 
    Census 1790  Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1790 Census, Spartanburg Dist, South Carolina
    1790 Census, Spartanburg Dist, South Carolina
    The Number of Persons within my Division consisting of 8800, appears in a schedule hereto annexed subscribed by me this 15th day of April AD 1791. Daniel Wright, Adjuntant to the Marshal of the State of South Carolina . . . . . . The Schedule of the whole Number of Persons within the Division of ____ Spartinburgh Allotted to Daniel Wright.
    heads of household, males >10, males +10, free white females, oll other free persons:
    - Wm. Cassilberry, 1, 3, 3
    - John Cassilberry, 4, 0, 5, 0, 1 slave
    - Paul Cassilberry, 1, 2, 2
    Death 16 Jun 1841  Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Another Revolutionary Patriot Gone! Departed this life on Wednesday the 16th inst., at his own residence, two miles below Woodruff's P. O., Spartanburgh District, Mr. Paul Castleberry in the 81st year of his age. The subject of this notice identified himself as one of the earliest settlers of the country, having resided at the same spot for more than half a century. He was a brave soldier in the Revolution, participating in a small skirmish at or near Cedar Springs in this District, as well as the siege of Stony Point, Savannah and Augusta, Georgia, (and) assisted in erecting the fort at the latter place, was an affectionate parent, kind master, and good neighbor, and for many years a pious member of the Baptist Church. He died in the full assurance of a blessed immortality beyond the grave [SCMAR, vol IV, Winter 1976, No. 1, p 20]
    Burial Paul Castleberry Cemetery, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Paul Castleberry
    Paul Castleberry
    Sergeant, Capt. James Danby & Col [Elija] Clarke
    Continental Army
    Revolutionary War
    Person ID I22427  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2023 

    Father William Castleberry, II,   b. 23 Jan 1737, Germantown, Philadelphia Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Jul 1813, Jackson Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Sarah Martin,   b. ca 1720, Virginia, British America Find all individuals with events at this locationd. ca 1763 (Age 43 years) 
    Marriage ca 1755  Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Agnes Chesney,   b. ca 1761, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Feb 1825, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 64 years) 
    Marriage ca 1784 
    Children 
     1. Jane Castleberry,   b. ca 1785, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. ca 1860, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years)
    +2. Thomas Castleberry,   b. ca 1788, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. ca 1849, Cherokee Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 61 years)
    +3. Henry Castleberry,   b. 8 May 1790, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 6 Jan 1816, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 25 years)
    +4. Jane Jemima Castleberry,   b. ca 1792, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. ca 1862, Hardin Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)
     5. Richard Castleberry,   b. ca 1796, Spartenburg Dist, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Lavina Castleberry,   b. ca 1798   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Charlotte Castleberry,   b. ca 1800, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Apr 1841 (Age 41 years)
     8. John Castleberry,   b. ca 1802   d. Yes, date unknown
    +9. William Young Castleberry,   b. ca 1805, Spartanburg Dist, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. ca 1861, Springfield, Conway Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 56 years)
    +10. Agnes Susan Castleberry,   b. 20 Jun 1809, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 Aug 1861, Anniston, Calhoun Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 52 years)
    Family ID F8315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2018 

    Family 2 Nancy Gillespie,   b. ca 1806, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Nov 1865, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 59 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Martin Castleberry,   b. 14 Dec 1825, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. ca 1903, Anderson Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years)
     2. Tabitha Castleberry,   b. 5 Apr 1826, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Apr 1903, Spartanburg, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years)
    +3. James Anderson Castleberry,   b. 2 Dec 1827, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. ca 1890, Anniston, Calhoun Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 62 years)
     4. Elizabeth Julia Castleberry,   b. 7 Oct 1829, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. ca 1866, St. Clair Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 36 years)
     5. Winney Castleberry,   b. 13 Apr 1832, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1865 (Age 33 years)
     6. Malinda Castleberry,   b. 17 Feb 1834, Woodruff, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Dec 1865, Anniston, Calhoun Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 31 years)
     7. Nancy Ann Castleberry,   b. ca 1836, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Yes, date unknown
     8. Rosanna Castleberry,   b. ca 1837, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F8322  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2016 

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