Laton (Layton) Smith
Following is from Pension Office:
1773-He was a private under Captain Cocke, Regt of Col. Christy Fall of 1776 to Spring 1779-one year, three months, Washington Co, VA, under Col. Shelby-Captain Lewis and Shelby. February 1779-Captain Montgomery under Col. Shelby.
He married Elizabeth Roberson, a daughter of James Roberson.
On June 3, 1842-Comptroller pays to children of Laton Smith, dec'd from Sept 4, 1840 to Dec. 12, 1840.
Certifcate No 13577 says he served as Private for two years; issued May 24, 1833 to commence March 4, 1831.
This information was submitted by Helen L. Smith Hoke
LATON SMITH S1778 VA TENN
On 6-3-1842 Children of Laton are paid pension in Knoxville, Tenn. They are not named.
On 2-13-1833 Bledsoe Co Tenn Laton age 77. Enlisted 1775 Washington Co VA. He was b. 1756 in Kent of Sussex, not a great way from the sea shore but does not know which state. A few yrs after war he moved to Greene Co TN for 4-5 yrs, then back to Washington Co VA for 6-7 yrs, then Knox Co Tenn which became Anderson Co for 15-16 yrs then to Bledsoe Co.
This information was submitted by Pat Hoffman