Thomas Landon1

M, #1421, b. 19 September 1752, d. 10 August 1850
FatherWilliam Landon1 b. 15 Apr 1727, d. 24 Jan 1779
MotherMercy Orange1 b. 29 May 1729, d. 15 Jan 1786
     Ahnentafel/Henry number: 00112.3
Thomas Landon was born on 19 September 1752 at Hardwick Township, Morris, New Jersey, son of William Landon and Mercy Orange.2 Thomas Landon and his heirs repeatedly tried to prove service in the Revolution. He claimed to have served fourteen tours of duty, but his claim was denied for lack of documentary evidence. His deposition in 1843 was given when he was 90 years old, and is interesting reading in June 1776 at Sussex, New Jersey.3

Thomas Landon married Nancy Hopkins circa 1781.4

Thomas Landon died on 10 August 1850 at Crawford, Pennsylvania, at age 97.5,6

Child of Thomas Landon and Nancy Hopkins

Children of Thomas Landon

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Citations

  1. [S272] Charles Carroll Gardner, "Landon Family of New Jersey."
  2. [S272] Charles Carroll Gardner, "Landon Family of New Jersey."
  3. [S275] Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, microfilm publication M804. Thomas Landon, New Jersey, , R. 6116, pp. 83-87, deposition.
  4. [S272] Charles Carroll Gardner, "Landon Family of New Jersey."
  5. [S272] Charles Carroll Gardner, "Landon Family of New Jersey."
  6. [S275] Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, microfilm publication M804. Thomas Landon, New Jersey, , R. 6116, pp. 70-71, summary of service letter; this source says he died 10 Aug 1850 in Crawford County, PA.
  7. [S275] Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, microfilm publication M804. Thomas Landon, New Jersey, , R. 6116, pp. 70-71, summary of service letter.
  8. [S275] Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, microfilm publication M804. Thomas Landon, New Jersey, , R. 6116, p. 88, Power of Attorney; Son Thomas took over the attempt to get a pension.