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List of Tories and Quakers

Upper New River Area, ca. 1780

This list is contained in the Lyman Draper Papers, and is undated. It is presumably a list of men in what became Grayson County in 1792 accused of being Tories or refusing to take the oath of alliegance to the Commonwealth of Virginia. Quakers were included on this list because they refused to take oaths of any kind, and were thus suspect in the eyes of Montgomery County Officials.

FLOWER SWIFT QUAKERS
David Fulton Stephen Bond
Samuel Hehering Jacob Eller
John Loe Thomas Davis
Edmond Clonch William Reddock
William Williams Dr. Thomas Carr
John Cook James Pendry
Caleb Winfry Thomas Ramson
Jonathon Skipworth Francis Reece
John Mickrel Charles Davis
Jeremiah Clonch Harel Ellet
Samuel Cox William Ellet
John Clonch Benjamin Cox
Jonathan Essery John Reddock
Thomas Essery Thomas Davis
John Loe John Bedsolt
Hennery Norton John Kinworthy
John Dotson Thomas Kinworthy
William Jones Christopher Hussey
Joseph Mc....... Caleb Reece
John McCoy Sollomon Reddock
Daniel McCoy William Reddock
Isaac Winfrey John Cox
John Fleming, Jr Samuel Cox
Isaac Little Jacob Ammons
Nathan Ward Jesse Cox
William Stuart Amos Williams
Samuel Chaney Jacob Griggs
John Lawson Wm. Cox
William Norton Elisha Bedsalt
David McCoy Richd. Cox
Daniel Loe Thos. Stanfield
Samuel Loggins Wm. Rankin
Timothy Spenser Jonathan Essery