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Surnames: Daniel, Linch, Lynch
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Woodson Daniel who left a 1791 Will in Wake County, NC was the father of sons James, B.W.,
John, David and William. In the will B.W. is referred to as Woodson, however, when James,
John and BW later removed to Rowan Co. NC(late 1770's), BW is referred to as Benjamin
W., Benjamin, Benjamin Woodson in Rowan County records. Later David also came to Rowan.
Benjamin's RW Pension App. indicates he lived in Rowan Co., for 8 years after his RW
service then went to Rutherford Co., TN. Accompanying him to Rutherford were Peter
Daniel, son of brother David and Stephen Linch (Lynch) a relation of David's wife
Margaret Linch. Also the families of Peter and Stephen's wives (sisters surnamed
Loftin) went to Rutherford with the head of the family Moses. BW spent a short time in
Rutherford then went on to Stewart Co., TN. where he lived till his death in 1849. His
son Benjamin Woodson (also called Woodson in Stewart County records) preceeded him in
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