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John L. Angell

John L. Angell

Male 1762 - 1843  (81 years)

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  • Name John L. Angell 
    Born 11 Jun 1762  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Jul 1843  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23294  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 Aug 2013 

    Father Charles Angell,   b. 6 Jan 1736, Northumberland, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1776, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Sybella Elizabeth Washington Cummings,   b. 1738, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1809, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1756  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Mary Polly Griner,   b. 1766, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1857, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1781  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mathias Angell,   b. 1782, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Henry Hampton Angell,   b. 1785, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1871, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. John Angell,   b. 1786, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1861, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Joshua Angell,   b. 1787, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1840, Vanderburgh, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     5. James Angell,   b. 1804, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F8152  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900 about John Angel Name: John Angel Pension Year: 1832 Application State: North Carolina Applicant Designation: Widow's Pension Application File Second Applicant Name: Mary Angel Second Applicant Pension Year: 1851 Second Applicant Application State: North Carolina Second Applicant Designation: Bounty-Land-Warrant Application File Archive Publication Number: M804 Archive Roll Number: 66 Total Pages in Packet: 55

      American Revolutionary War Rejected Pensions about Mary Angel, Widow of John Name: Mary Angel, Widow of John State: North Carolina Location: --, Surry Reason: Proof of marriage defective.

      1800 United States Federal Census about John Angle Name: John Angle Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Salisbury, Stokes, North Carolina Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 3 Free White Persons - Males -10 thru 15: 2 Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 3 Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1 Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 3 Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1 Number of Household Members Under 16: 8 Number of Household Members Over 25: 2 Number of Household Members: 13

      1810 United States Federal Census about John Angel Name: John Angel Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Surry, North Carolina Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 2 Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 : 1 Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1 Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 2 Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1 Number of Household Members Under 16: 4 Number of Household Members Over 25: 3 Number of Household Members: 9

      1820 United States Federal Census about John Angel Name: John Angel Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Capt Hudspeths District, Surry, North Carolina Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820 Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 18: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 2 Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1 Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 2 Free White Persons - Under 16: 1 Free White Persons - Over 25: 2 Total Free White Persons: 6 Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 6

      1830 United States Federal Census about John Angell Name: John Angell Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Surry, North Carolina Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 60 thru 69: 1 Free White Persons - Under 20: 3 Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 1 Total Free White Persons: 6 Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 6

      1840 United States Federal Census about John Angel Name: John Angel Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Surry, North Carolina Birth Year: abt 1761 Age: 79 Military service: Veteran

      North Carolina, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890 about John Angel Name: John Angel State: NC County: Surry County Township: Age 79 No Township Listed Year: 1840 Page: 141 Database: NC 1840 Pensioners List

      Family Data Collection - Deaths about John Angell Name: John Angell Death Date: 5 Jul 1843 City: Flat Rock County: Surrey State: NC Country: USA

      http://www.southerncampaign.org/pen/w20622.pdf Pension application of John Angel W20622 Transcribed by Will Graves State of North Carolina Surry County: Court of pleas & quarter Sessions February term 1833 On this 12th day of February 1833 personally appeared in open Court, before the Court of William P. Dobson, Mallory Smith & Honorable C. Martin now Sitting, John Angel a Resident of North Carolina and in the County of Surry, Aged 70 years who being first duly Sworn according to law doth on his Oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed June 7th 1832. That he entered the Service of the United States in the year 1779 - about the last of November or the first of December as a Substitute for Charles Angel under Captain Salathiel Martin of Colonel Hampton's Regiment of North Carolina Militia and Served four months & eight days and received a Discharged on the 25th day of March 1780 which Discharge he has lost or mislaid. In June following he enlisted as a volunteer under Captain Bostick, that Rutherford [Griffith Rutherford] was his General that he was in the Battle at Camden near Rugeley's Mill in South Carolina and was wounded in the left Arm, that he was out three months and Acted in the Capacity of first Sergeant, but received no Discharge. In the first of September following he volunteered as a Substitute for one John Hutchens for Six months under Captain Minor Smith, Major Winston of Colonel Campbell's Regiment of North Carolina Militia and started to King's Mountain, that he went as far on his way as to old Richmond which was then Surry Courthouse but is since in the County of Stokes North Carolina - where he met with General Martin Armstrong who sent this applicant and one Joseph Carmichael with an express to General Davidson to aid at the Battle of King's Mountain this express was to request General Davidson for such Aid who was then in South Carolina, that he Delivered the express to said General Davidson. But Davidson being attacked the next Morning by the British under Lord Cornwallis this applicant remained with General Davidson during the battle and continued with him until their arrival at Salisbury and from thence returned home without obtaining a Discharge, that Afterwards he was called out under Captain Bostick three several times of a week each to fight the Tories and remained in service as long as was deemed necessary by the Commanding Officers, that Afterwards about the first of September '81, he volunteered as a light horseman under Captain Hill to go to Wilmington where he was in two battles, that he and Captain Kennedy were chosen to carry the Flag to the British at the Brick house near Wilmington to Summons them to Surrender of the House - that he was in the Service this Tour two months, that at the time of all the above named enlistments & services he was and has ever since been a Citizen of what was then Surry County but the County being Since Divided that part which I lived in at the time aforesaid is now Stokes. Since which I moved out of that County into Surry County in that day it was all Surry County in the State of North Carolina and has been a Preacher of the Gospel about 40 years, he was born and raised in Stokes, formerly Surry County, that he served in all of the Several Tours, 11 months and 15 days, that he has no Documentary evidence and that knows of no person except Daniel Cockeran [sic,Cockerham] 1 whose testimony he can procure, who can testify to my Service. I hereby relinquish every claim whatever to a Pension or Annuity except the present and declares that his name is not on the Pension Roll of the Agency of any State. In Answer to the 7 Interrogatories as propounded by the Court in Conformity to the instruction at the War department: 1 st I was Born in the Month of June 1762 or '63 I am not certain which of the years in Stokes County State of North Carolina 2 nd I have none. I Suppose there never was a record of my Age. 3rd I lived in Stokes County near the upper Luran [?] town on Dan River which was at that time in Surry County. In the year 1802 moved from there to where I now live in Surry County. 1 Daniel Cockerham S8241 4 th Twice I volunteered. Twice a Substitute one time for Charles Angel and the of the time for John Hutchins. Volunteered for [illegible word] in the Tory Tours. 5th Colonel Hampton, General Lincoln, General Rutherford, General Davidson, Major Winston, Colonel Campbell & Major White & others. 6t h I Received one Discharge which I think was given me by General Lincoln which discharge I have lost, that is all the written Discharge I ever received. 7 th Thomas Wright, Senior, John Wright, Josiah Combs and Major Joseph Williams. Sworn to and Subscribed the day and year aforesaid. Test: S/ John Wright, Clk S/ John Angel [Richard H. Parks, clergyman, and Josiah Combs give the standard certificate of reputation for veracity and service.] [Mary Griner (Angel) applied for widow's pension. Married John Feb. 1779; John died on or about the 5th of July 1843] [supporting affidavit from Daniel Cockerham]

      Millennium File about John (Rev) Angell Name: John (Rev) Angell Gender: Male Birth Date: Jun 1762 Birth Place: Stokes, Pitt, North Carolina, USA Death Date: 5 Jul 1843 Death Place: Flat Rock, Surrey, North Carolina, USA Marriage Date: 25 Feb 1781 Father: Charles Angell Mother: Elizabeth Spouse: Mary Griner Children: Lawrence Angell

      SOURCE: Courtney Burge, Oct. 2009: Notes for John Angel: JOHN ANGEL was born in the part of Surrey County, NC which later became Stokes County. He was a farmer and Baptist Minister of the Gospel. Soon after his marriage, he moved to Hamptonville, NC. According to the pension records of the National Archives in Washington DC, he served in the Revolutionary War for 11 months and 15 days, having the rank of Private and First Sergeant. He fought with the North Carolina troops in two battles at Wilmington, NC and the battle at Camden, SC.

      Among the churches he founded were the following: Flat Rock Baptist Church, Swain's Baptist Church, Courtney Baptist Church and it is thought he organized Reece's Church, which is now Boonville Baptist Church. He served several years as pastor of Grassy Knob Church in Wilkes County. This church is located on the south side of the Yadkin River about half-way between Jonesboro and Old Wilkesboro.

      He left a will which was probated August 1843 in Surry Co., NC. He died July 5, 1843. His widow Mary moved to Yadkin Co., NC after his death and died there July 21, 1857. Pension record of: Rev. John Angell The National Archives Washington 25, D.C. Among the pension records in the National Archives is a file cited as above.

      A summary of the personal data in this file appears below. Parents:Not mentioned. Birth: June 1762 or 1763 in the part of Surry County which was later Stokes County, North Carolina.

      Family: The veteran married Mary Griner about February 25, 1781. In 1843 she stated that she was 83 years old and in 1855 it was stated that she was 89 years old. In 1850 it was stated they reared a large family of children, the oldest of whom was Mathias who was then about 68 years old. No other names of children are given. His widow died July 21, 1857. At the time of his enlistment the veteran was residing on Dan River in Surry County, North Carolina and he was living there in 1802 and in 1833. In 1855 the veteran's widow was a resident of Yadkin County, North Carolina. Death: July 5, l843, in Surry County, North Carolina.

      Service:When the veteran applied for pension it was stated that he first enlisted the last of November or the first of December 1780 and served at various times until about November 1781, amounting to 11 months and 15 days. He served as Private and First Sergeant with the North Carolina Troops under Captains Salatheel Martin, Bastick, Minor Smith and Hill, and Colonials Hampton and Campbell. He was in the battle of Camden and in two battles at Wilmington, North Carolina. Pension: The veteran was pensioned on Certificate 12393 which was issued under the act of June 7, 1732. The pension was paid at the North Carolina Agency. His widow was pensioned on Certificate 5069 which was issued under the Act of July 4, 1836. This pension was also paid at the North Carolina Agency. This was signed by A. H. Leavitt, Chief Veterans' Records Branch.

      LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF 5 Rev. John Angell August 1843 In the name of God, Amen. This fifth day of November 1824 I John Angel of the County Surry and State of North Carolina finding myself in a low state of health but of perfect senses and memory and calling to mind the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death and that it is appointed for man once to die- Do make and ordain this my last will and testament. In manner and form as follows Items My will and desire is that all my just debts and expenses be first discharged and paid- My will and desire then is that my children-Mathias Angel, Bury Angel, Lawrence, Joshua, John, Henry, Sally, Sidney, Katy Jefferson, and Betsy Davis shall have the sum of five shillings each in consequence of their having their portion before given to them- My will and desire is that my son James Angel shall have my riding mare and his saddle and a feather bed and furniture and a cow and calf or a cow or calf-My desire further is that my. beloved wife Polly Angel shall have the balance of my property during her natural life when it pleases God to remove her from time and for her to dispose of this property as she may think proper to do with. the exception of my tract of land which I wish my wife to have the use of until her death. My desire then is that my son James should. have my land and take possessions of the same. I commute my soul to God that gave it and my body to the dust from whence it came to be buried in a decent manner and as my Executors herein after named may think proper- I do appoint my two trusty friends John Wright and William Burges my Executors to this my .last will and testament. Signed sealed, and delivered in the presence of the day and dates above written. John Angell Seal Witnesses: John G. Hampton. Jacob Simon Copied October 3, 1949 This is a copy of the will of Rev. John Angel. Taken from the Court records of Surry County North Carolina, Dobson N.C More About John Angel: Military Service: Bet. 1780 - 1781, Pvt and 1st Sgt, Revolutionary War, North Carolina Troops