MDSSAR Gen. William Smallwood Chapter
Montgomery County, MD
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Patriot: Viers, William (2, p.334)(5)(6)(N)
SAR #: P-310836 (5)
DAR #: A118754 (6)

Birth
Date: 1735 (2)(5)(6)
Location: Prince George’s Co. MD (6)

Marriage
Date:
Spouse: Mary (2)(6)
Location:
Children: Hezekiah, Levi, Elijah, Edward, Nancy (6) William (2)

Support for American Revolution
Military Service: Lt. Colonel. (5)(6) Capt. under Col. Zadock Magruder. (6) Capt. 16th Bn. 3rd Co. Militia Sept. 12, 1777. Lt. Col. Upper Bn. Militia March 1, 1779. (2)
Public Service:
Civilian Aid: Provided wheat for use of the military 1780 (2)
Oath of Allegiance: March 2, 1778 before the Hon. Elisha Williams (2)(6)
Residency: Sugarland MC 1776 (2)

Death
Date: 1811 (2)(5) after June 25, 1811 (6)
Cemetery: James Dawson Farm Cemetery, Dawsonville (5)(N)
Find-A-Grave #: Not found
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Notes: Alternative surnames include Vears, Veares, Veirs. (2) Cemetery town location from SAR Revolutionary War Graves Register 2000 ed. Progeny Press. Possibly buried in Dawson Family Cemetery in Dawsonville. (3) Possibly listed in DAR Magazine Vol. 51 #4 p. 205 under the name Major William Veiss.

Last Updated: 3 / 28 / 2014

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