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John South
b-1689
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Mary Elizabeth Smith ( South )
b-1696
10166
Gen. John B. South
born 05/21/1724 in Hagerstown, MD
died 00/00/1805

Rec#10162
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Some historians say he was born in Chester County, PA. We know that he died after 1804 in Madison County, KY. Gen. John South bought land in Bedford Co, VA 1762-1765. Between 1774-1778, he disposed of his holdings to go to Kentucky. He lived at Boonesboro at the time of Daniel Boone and was in command of the militia there in 1778. During the wars with the Shawnees, his firstborn son was killed while delivering a message for him. Some of the Hanson family joined the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) because we are direct descendants of General South.

Spouse ~ Margaret Weldon Drake
born 1725 in Devonshire, England
married 1751
Rec#10163
Children: 
Mary South ( Irvine ), b-1754
  children:
      - Robert Boyd Irvine, Jr. b-1781

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