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Clouds Creek Massacre

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Re: Clouds Creek Massacre

Posted: 1 Feb 2012 6:38AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 1 Feb 2012 6:49AM GMT
The following men are known to be listed in Capt. Butler's Militia in 1780 and 1781. Starting with this list and searching through existing records you have the following that were killed at Clouds Creek.
Allen, James died after 1782 (not present at massacre)
Belcher, Warren survived massacre
Bell, Benjamin killed 17 Nov 1781
Berry, John died after 1782 (not present at massacre)
Bland, John killed 17 Nov 1781
Bledsoe, Bartlett survived massacre, died 1807
Bledsoe, Berryman killed 17 Nov 1781
Butler, James Sr. killed 17 Nov 1781
Butler, James Jr. killed 17 Nov 1781
Butler, Thomas died 1816 (not present at massacrer)
Butler, William died 1821 (not present at massacre)
Cates, Joseph died 1812 (not present at massacre)
Clark, Lewis died 1794 (not present at massacre)
Corley, Abner died 1844 (not present at massacre)
Corley, John died after 1785 (not present at massacre)
Corley, Nathaniel killed 17 Nov 1781
Corley, Sherwood died 1805 (not present at massacre)
Corley, Zacherous died 1843 (not present at massacre)
Davis, Robert died 1801 (not present at massacre)
Davis, Thomas died 1842 (not present at massacre)
Davis, Zachariah died 1814 (not present at massacre)
Deloach, Samuel died 1845 (not present at massacre)
Douglas, John died 1799 (not present at massacre)
Eidson, James died 1846 (not present at massacre)
Eidson, John died 1810 (not present at massacre)
Eskridge, Burdett killed 17 Nov 1781
Fort, Owen died after 1782 (not present at massacre)
Foy, Peter killed 17 Nov 1781
Harrison, James died 1815 (not present at massacre)
Harrison, William died 1793 (not present at massacre)
Hughes, Benjamin said to have survived massacre
not on militia roll
Humphreys, William died 1797 (not present at massacre)
Johnson, William said to have survived massacre
not on militia roll
Jones, Daniel died after 1785 (not present at massacre)
Jones, Matthew killed 17 Nov 1781
Mayson, George died after 1789 (not present at massacre)
Nicholson, Gideon killed 17 Nov 1781
Nunn, Joseph died 1821 (not present at massacre)
Pagget, Jacob died 1830 (not present at massacre)
Pagget, Josiah died 1811 (not present at massacre)
Raburn, Benjamin killed 17 Nov 1781
Richardson, Amos died 1815 (not present at massacre)
Sawyer, Anselm killed 17 Nov 1781
Sisson, Frederick died 1781 before massacre
Sisson, Wiliam killed 17 Nov 1781
Smith, John died 1841 (not present at massacre)
Smith, Smallwood killed 17 Nov 1781
Sullivan, (Owen??) killed 17 Nov 1781
Troop, James died after 1785 (not present at massacre)
Turner, Sterling killed 17 Nov 1781
Warren, Joshua died 1840 (not present at massacre)
Watson, Hezekiah died 1824 (not present at massacre)
Watson, John died 1823 (not present at massacre)
Watson, Richmon died either 1823 or 1848(not present at
massacre)
Watson, William died 1837 (not present at massacre)
Watson, Zakiah died after 1785 (not present at massacre)
Weaver, Aaron killed 1781 (not present at massacre)
Webb, Handley died 1827 survived massacre
Whittle, Burrow killed 17 Nov 1781
Williams, Samuel died 1816 (not present at massacre)
Wilson, Russell died 1806 (not present at massacre)


There are several more unkown men killed at the massacre if the numbers are to be believed. Sources state from 19 to 30 men were killed. Not sure if a true list of the men will ever be known....





























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