William Meredith MAY
William Meredith MAY was born
in Buckingham County, Virginia in January 1787, the son of Charles MAY and Sarah HUNTER.
He died in Fayette County, Tennessee on August 14, 1845. Click here to read William MAY's will.
The following record of his
service in the War of 1812 was obtained from the National Archives in
Washington, D.C. William MAY served with with William BOLLING's Goochland
Volunteers, 38th Virginia Cavalry, under Captain Samuel CARR.
New! Original Historic War of
1812 Document at Alibris! Partially Printed Document Signed, a "List of Persons Composing the Crew of the Schooner
Dart of Philadelphia, Henry RIHL, Master
the seller: "WAR OF 1812. Partially printed Document signed, a "List
of Persons Composing the Crew of the Schooner Dart of Philadelphia, whereof is
Master Henry RIHL, bound for Cape Henry (Virginia). " Listed are 2 mates
and 12 seamen. Name, place of birth, place of residence, nationality, age,
height, complexion, and hair color are listed for each; 2 seamen are designated
as "black, " 1 as "mulatto, " and 1 as "swarthy. "
The document's validity is certified on verso. 1 1/2 pages, large folio (holes,
edges torn, dampstaining). Philadelphia, March 8, 1813."
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