Beverly foung in the Revolutionary War: Captain, later Colonel, granted 5,166 acres of land for bounty for 3 years service on the Virginia Line, 25 June 1783.
Entered service 10 Feb 1776 as an officer in the 6th Virginia Reg. January 1777 he was commisoned Lieutenant and served to June 1781 , when he was commisoned Captain and served as such to close of war , at which time he was in the 2nd Virginia Reg.
Information on this family from his pension records , family records were copied and enclosed in the file.
Residences & events:
Spotsylvania Co, VA where he was born and raised.
1810 Scioto Twp, Ross Co, OH
1813 Christian Co, KY. Having moved back across the river, the Tax List recorded Beverly with 1 white male over 21, 6 blacks over 16 for a total of 11, 4 horses, and 800 acres on the Elk Fork of the Red River.
1819 Same place. At that tax time he was still the only white male over 21 but the number of blacks had increased to 37 with 20 of them being over 16. He also had 15 horses and 3 plots of land, all on the west fork of the Red River, consisting of 800 acres, 346.5 acres, and 75 acres.
1820 Todd Co, KY. The family probably never moved but instead, when the new county was carved out of Christian Co, they found themselves in the new county.
A local history said Beverly "was another gentleman from Virginia. He lived and was buried on the Tarleton Averitt farm.
Beverly's will was written July 1, 1820 and probated Feb. 1824. Estate to wife, Mary, and five youngest children, viz: John, Elizabeth, Maria, Virginia, Mary. There were three older children but only dau. Susan, wife of James Clark, was named. Ex: wife. Wit: William F. Gray, C.P. McReynolds.