The Certificates of Service in the American Revolution on File in the
Office of the Secretary of State in the State Capital of Georgia
lists these Peavys as Revolutionary Soldiers:
EX order from Gov. Houstoun for bounty upon personal knowledge of
him as a soldier, Jan. 2, 1784.
Certificate of Jas. McNeil, Col., April 3, 1784. Petitioner prays
bounty in Washington County.
Certificate of Jas. McNeil, Col., Feb. 2, 1784.
Certificate of Jas. McNeil, Col., March 18, 1784. Petitioner prays
bounty in Washington County.
Certificate of Jas. McNeil, Col., Feb. 22, 1784. Petitioner prays
287 1/2 acres in Washington County.
287 1/2 acres, Washington County, bounded N College Lands, E Nathl,
Rumbley, S. Vacant, W. unknown, survey 892-July 10, 1785.
On the Certified Lists of Georgia Troops of the Line Appendix E,
copied by Mrs. William Lawson Peel, the following Peavys are listed:
*PEAVY, Nathaniel, Lieut.
*PEAVY, Anthony b abt 1765 N.H. d p 5-18-1817 N.H. m Betsy Hammond
Pvt. N.H. - DAR PATRIOT INDEX
*PEAVY, Edward, b c 1730 N.H. d 8-24-1777 N.H. m Lucy Pvt N.H. - DAR
*PEAVY, Hudson, b 2-11-1711 N.H. d c 1785 N.H. m Madeline Brown PS NH
DAR PATRIOT INDEX
Field Officer of Regiment of the Continental Line - North Carolina
Line - Lieutenant Colonel of the 9th North Carolina; Served from
27 November 1776 through 01 June 1778.
b c 1734 N.C. d a 11-3-1817 Ga. m Ann - PS N.C. - DAR PATRIOT INDEX
He served in the Militia. A.A.18; S347.
He served in the militia, lost a horse in service, and was killed on
10 March 1781. A.A. 19;S348; Annuitants Claims.
He served in Picken's brigade(One source says Marion's Brigade) and
was killed in April 1781. A.A. 20;S346; Annuitant's Claims.
*ADAIR, James, Sr.
See James Adare, Sr.
*ADAIR, James, Jr.
He served in the Militia. Patriot Index.
b:1759, Duncan Creek, S.C.
He enlisted during 1779, was captured near Charlotte and held in
Prison at Camden. (Moved to Ga.) McCall, III,2.
b:9/20 January 1757
d:8/9 May 1840
He served from 1779 to 1780 under Col. Winn and was in the surrender
of Charleston. Thereafter, he joined Gen. Sumter as a militiaman
and was in the engagements at Williamson's Plantation, at Rocky
Mount and at Hanging Rock and was made a Captain shortly thereafter
by Sumter. By the fall of that year, he was a major. He was captured
once and exchanged. He engaged in fourteen battles, the last of
which was Eutaw Springs. At one time, he was aide-de-camp to
Sumter. He served as a general in the War of 1812. Later he became
a member of Congress and was governor of Kentucky. Patriot Index;
D.A.B.; (Kitchens, Zazhary, R5999).
*ADAIR, John, Jr.
He served in the militia under Col. Anderson after the fall of
Charleston. A.A.22; S349
He served under Col. Lacey and was at Huck's Defeat. C.S.
*ADAIR, Joseph, Sr.
2. Susannah Long
He served as a commissary of the Little River Regiment under Col.
Casey. From 20 August 1781 to March 1782, he served under Col.
Washington and others. Patriot Index; A.A. 23;X1955.
*ADAIR, Joseph, Jr.
d:17 October 1812
He served as a Lieutenant and Deputy Commissary. Patriot Index;
S.C.H.& G.;XLIX,229;A.A.23;X1955;Kinfolks, 1233.
He lost six horses while serving in the militia and was killed by
Indians. R628;C.S.;Annuitants Claims.
d:15 May 1808
He served as a lieutenant in the Sixth Regiment and was captured
at the fall of Charleston. In addition, he was an adjutant under
Col. Lacey. Yearbook, 1893.
He served in Marion's brigade and was a wagoner under Col. Winn at
Monck's Corner. A.A.25;F387;II06.
See William McElveen
He enlisted in the Second Regiment on 4 November, 1775. He deserted
on 21 October 1776. N.A.853.
He served in the Rangers under Capt. Charles Heatley and Col.
Thomson during 1775. S.C. H.&G.,III,74.
He served in the militia after the fall of Charleston. A.A.5097;P287.
He served in the militia after the fall of Charleston. A.A.5099;P286
He enlisted in the Sixth Regiment on 14 July 1776. N.A.853
He served as aide-de-camp to Gen. Sumter in the battle at Blackstock's
Plantation. In addition, he served as a lieutenant and captain in
the cavalry under Col. Maham during 1781 and 1782. A.A.5100;
He enlisted during August 1775 in the Second Regiment under Capt.
Bernard Elliot and Col. Moultrie.S.C.H.&G.,XVII,100.
d:11 August 1834
m: Mary Mason, January or February 1789. After enlisting during 1776
or 1777 under a Capt. Bauldin(?) and Col. Pickens, he marched into
Georgia against the Indians. Next, he served under Capt. William
Wilson as a mounted militiaman. In addition, he served under a
Capt. Caldwell and Col. Pickens and was in the battle at Stono.
(Moved to N.C.,Va.,Tenn.,Ky., and Tenn.)