"Tennessee Trails" through Bedford County

Bedford County TN Biographies


Zadock Wood applied for revolutionary pension while living in Bedford County, Tennessee in May 1832. He was born in Frederick County Virginia March 7, 1766. he resided in Ninety-six district South Carolina in 1722 and 1783 when he was drafted into Captain James Tinsley’s company, Colonel James Hayes regiment. He was in engagements at Hammond’s Old Store and Ninety-Six district under General Pickens. He served against the Cherokee Indians. He was called out again against the Tories serving under Major Gordon. After the War he moved to Laurens County South Carolina, where he resided until 1813. He then moved to Wilson County Tennessee where he resided six or seven years. He then moved to Bedford County where he died.

Some Tennessee Heros of the Revolution Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1975

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