|Thomas Poindexter + Sarah Crawford||John Pledge + Dorothy ___||John Radford + Martha Milner|
Capt Thomas Poindexter, III
Led expedition against the Overhill Cherokee Indians and their Chief Dragin
Canoe [Dragging Canoe], Captain Poindexter stationed at Old Richmond in
said county [now in Yadkin County].
During the American Revolution and afterward, Dragging Canoe's forces were sometimes joined by Upper Muskogee, Chickasaw, Shawnee, and Indians from other tribes/nations, along with British Loyalists...
"Elizabeth Pledge Poindexter performed Patriotic Service in NC during the Revolutionary War. Elizabeth is listed as a Patriot as a result of sewing letters to her daughter's petticoats and the daughter went through the lines delivering letters to proper parties. ancestry.com
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