John Blair’s Militia Company, 1788

Captain John Blair’s Company of Militia Horsemen of Hawkins County, 1788

This is an important roster of Hawkins County soldiers who fought in a battle at the end of the State of Franklin era.


A Pay Roll of Captain John Blair‘s Company of Militia Horsemen of Hawkins County in Service against the Chickamogga [sic] Indians by Order of Brigadier General Joseph Martin 1788.

Names Rank Com. of Ser. Exp. of Ser. # days pay/day Total Pay
John Blair Capt. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 12/6 24.7.6
William Henderson Lieut. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 7/6 14.12.6
Robert Christian Ens. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 5/6 10.14.6
John Martin Sgt. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/5 8.15.6
Thomas Henderson Jun. Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/6 8.15.6
Robert Blair Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/6 8.15.6
Martin Freley Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/6 8.15.6
William Daniel Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/6 8.15.6
Thomas Lee, Jun Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/6 8.15.6
Micajah Lee Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/6 8.15.6
Hopkins Lee Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/6 8.15.6
James Roberts Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/6 8.15.6
William Crabb Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/6 8.15.6
Francis Crabb Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/6 8.15.6
George Malcomb Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/6 8.15.6
Barnabas McCaul Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/6 8.15.6
John Callum Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/6 8.15.6
John Tye Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/6 8.15.6
Thomas Bryant Pr. Nov. 14th Nov. 19 15 4/6 3.12.-
Peter Bryant Pr. Nov. 14th Nov. 19 15 4/6 3.12.-
Benjn Anderson Pr. Nov. 14th Nov. 19 15 4/6 3.12.-
James Carr Pr. Nov. 14th Nov. 22 9 4/6 2.-.6
James Woods Lackey Pr. Nov. 14th Nov. 22 9 4/6 2.-.6
Samuel Miller Pr. Nov. 14th Nov. 22 9 4/6 2.-.6
Constant Claxton Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 22 39 4/6 8.15.6
John Hyser Pr. Nov. 14th Nov. 29 15 4/6 3.12.-
William MacMahan Pr. Nov. 14th Nov. 29 15 4/6 3.12.-
James King Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 14 21 4/6 4.14.6
Francis Dyer Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 14 21 4/6 4.14.6
William Maclin Pr. Nov. 14th Dec. 14 21 4/6 4.14.6
R. Loxley Stubblefield Pr. Nov. 14th Nov. 25 12 4/6 2.14.-
John Horton Pr. Nov. 14th Nov. 25 12 4/6 2.14.-
John Bowen Pr. Nov. 14th Nov. 25 12 4/6 2.14.-
Henry Rains Pr. Nov. 14th Nov. 25 12 4/6 2.14.-
Robert Patterson Pr. Nov. 14th Nov. 25 12 4/6 2.14.-
William Smith Pr. Nov. 14th Nov. 22 9 4/6 2.-.6
Hughs Robertson Pr. Nov. 14th Nov. 22 9 4/6 2.-.6

John Blair Capt.

Territory South of the Ohio Knox County Captain John Blair hath made oath before me that the above Pay Roll is just and true as it stands stated Given unto my Hand at Knoxville this ninth day of October 1792.  James White J.P.

I Joseph Martin Brigadier General of the District of Washington State of North Carolina do certify that the Service charged in the within Pay Roll was performed by my order.

[verso notation] Captain John Blair‘s Pay Roll

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