John ALLISON, S. 16309, was born in Rowan County, NC, Dec. 1759 and enlisted in the
Revolutionary War in the same county May 1776. He moved to Nicholas County sometime after
the war and applied for a pension in Nicholas County Oct. 22, 1832.
Edward ATKINS, S 35174, was born in Virginia about 1756 and enlisted in the Revolutionary
War at the beginning of the war. He applied for a pension Sep. 07, 1818. He was stationed
at Valley Forge in Feb. 1778.
William Ballanger, S 35179, was born in Virginia, from which state he enlisted in the
Revolutionary War Jan. 10 1777. On Oct. 02, 1818, he was living in Nicholas County where
he applied for a pension.
John BANISTER is shown in the Nicholas County Court Clerk's records as being a
Revolutionary War soldier living in Nicholas County.
Ambrose BARNETT, W 2989, was born ca 1760 and enlisted in the Revolutionary War in
Virginia Feb., 1777. He was living in Nicholas County when he applied for a pension Sep.,
30, 1818. He and his wife, Sally, were married Oct 30, 1781 in Orange County, Va. Two of
his children were James and Sally. After his death, his wife also applied for a pension in
Nicholas County Aug. 07, 1839.
William BARTLETT, son of Samuel and Mercy (Seeley) Bartlett, was born Oct. 11, 1750 in
New Canaan, Conn. He lived for some years in Orange County, NY. In Volume 1, page 48 of
ASSOCIATORS OF THE 4th MILITIA COMPANY OF BROOKHAM is shown William Bartlett-June 08,
1775- Data taken from: CALENDAR OF HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS relating to the Revolutionary
War in the office of the Secretary of State, Albany, NY in 2 volumes-published in 1868.
He probably first married in Virginia and had the following children:
Joseph Bartlett; Polly Bartlett m. Ashford Prather; Marcie Bartlett m. James Buchanan;
Dorcas Bartlett m. James Wilson; Phoebe Bartlett m. Benoni Duncan; Betsy Bartlett m.
George Swarts; Samuel Bartlett; Ebenezer Bartlett and William Bartlett. He came to
Kentucky very early and is shown as a tax payer in Nicholas County in 1800. In 1820 he
died in Nicholas County, leaving his will which is on record in Deed Book H, page 368.
Major George Michael BEDINGER was born in Shepherdstown, Va., Dec. 10, 1756. He served in
the Militia in the siege of Yorktown 1781. He was a major at the Battle of Blue Licks. He
lived most of his adult life in Nicholas County near Lower Blue Licks Springs. He was a
Kentucky Legislator 1792-1794 and was a representative in Congress 1803-1807. The first
County Seat of Nicholas County was established at his home (Bedinger's Mill) on
Licking River at Elk Creek in 1800. He died in 1843 and was buried near his home at Blue
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