My 5x great-grandfather Moses Guest died 179 years ago today — on October 1, 1838 — at the age of 88. He was a veteran of the Cherokee-American wars and the American Revolution.
Moses was born January 3, 1750, in Prince William County (now Fauquier County), Virginia, the second son of William Guest and Susannah Cockney. His family moved to the Yadkin River region of Wilkes County, North Carolina, in his youth. Continue reading 1 Oct 1838: Moses Guest, Revolutionary War Veteran, Dies in Franklin County, Georgia