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Lt. Page PORTWOOD, Jr.

Male 1758 - 1847  (88 years)


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  • Name Page PORTWOOD 
    Title Lt. 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 30 Aug 1758  Botetourt County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jan 1847  Anderson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hill Cemetery, South Clinton, Anderson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: John Lewis "Jack" Frost .

      (2) Source: Hoffman, Evelyn, In Search of the Mountain: Frost Family Stories, 1693-1993, Seattle, WA: E. Hoffman Designs, 1994, p. 9.

      (3) Duermyer, Louis, Notes on the Family of Page and Ann Portwood, Wilmington, DE: 1949, p. 3:

      PAGE PORTWOOD, JR.

      Page Portwood, Jr., was born in 1758, and came to Madison with his father during the pioneer days.

      He appeared as a Sergeant under George Rogers Clark, in 1781, in expeditions against the Indians, in the conquest of Vincennes, and later (1792) as a Lieutenant of the Seventh Virginia Regiment (Madison County). Based on service in the Revolutionary War, he was granted a pension during 1832 which continued until his death.

      Page married Sarah _____, and after the birth of several children removed to Anderson County, Tennessee, in 1797 or '98. Here, Sarah died sometime after 1830, and Page in January, 1847.

      Children:

      [i] Micajah Portwood - Born 1786, Madison. Married Phebe _____ and had four sons, including Micajah, Jr.

      [ii] Phoebe Portwood - Born 1793, Madison. Married Mr. _____ Britton. Son, William Britton, born 1815/16.

      [iii] Nancy Portwood - Born 1797, Madison.

      [iv] Rachel Portwood - Born 1802, Anderson County, Tennessee.

      [v] Richard Portwood - Born 1817, Anderson County, Tennessee. Married Katherine _____ and had children Mary, Sarah, Micajah, Nancy, and James.

      (3) Page PORTWOOD [Jr.] is listed in the 1840 census of Anderson County, TN as a pensioner for Revolutionary or military services who was then 83 years of age; therefore, according to the 1840 census, he was born in about 1757.

      (4) A copy of the following letter appears in the Revolutionary War Pension file of Page Portwood [Jr.]:

      February 8, 1934
      BA-J/EEL
      Page Portwood-S.1867

      Mr. Clayton F. Dougherty
      1610 West Church Street
      Champaign, Illinois

      Dear Sir:

      Reference is made to your letter in which you request the pension record of Page Portwood, a soldier of the Revolutionary War.

      The data given below are obtained from the papers on file in Revolutionary War pension claim, S.1867, based upon the military service in that war of Page Portwood.

      The date and place of birth and the names of the parents of Page Portwood are not shown in the papers in the pension claim.

      While residing at Fort Jefferson on the Mississippi River, Page Portwood enlisted in January, 1781 as 1st sergeant in Captain Isaac Taylor's Company, under Major John Williams in the Illinois Regiment, Virginia Troops, commanded by General George Rogers Clark; he was stationed at Fort Jefferson and at the Falls of the Ohio, from which place he went on an expedition against the Indians in Ohio, at the Chillicothe town; returned to Fort Nelson, and was discharged in August, 1784, by Major George Walls.

      He was allowed pension on his application executed August 20, 1832, at which time he was aged seventy-four years and resided in Anderson County, Tennessee.

      The soldier died in January, 1847, and his wife had died some years previous to his death; there are no data in regard to her and no reference is made to children.

      Very truly yours

      A. D. HILLER
      Assistant to Administrator.

      (5) www.findagrave.com:

      Page Portwood, Jr
      Death: 1847

      Lt. 7th Va Reg, Revolutionary War. According to "Notes on the Family of Page and Ann Portwood" (1949 by Louis Duermyer), he was a son of Page & Ann Portwood.

      Family links: Spouse: Sarah Frost Portwood

      Burial: Hill Cemetery, South Clinton, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA

      Created by: Diane & John
      Record added: Sep 07, 2007
      Find A Grave Memorial# 21420153
    Person ID I16185  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2018 

    Father Page PORTWOOD, Sr. 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann STALLINGS 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F15306  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah FROST,   b. 25 Mar 1766, Bedford County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1830, Anderson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years) 
    Married Abt 1784 
    Children 
     1. Micajah PORTWOOD,   b. Abt 1786, Madison County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1823, Anderson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)  [natural]
     2. Phoebe PORTWOOD,   b. Abt 1793, Madison County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Nancy PORTWOOD,   b. Abt 1797, Madison County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1835, Franklin County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)  [natural]
     4. Rachel PORTWOOD,   b. Abt 1802, Anderson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1803, Anderson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)  [natural]
     5. Jane PORTWOOD,   b. 22 Nov 1804, Anderson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1874, Delta County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
     6. Richard PORTWOOD,   b. 30 May 1817, Anderson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1880, Anderson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2018 10:37:02 
    Family ID F7226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart