Adam Arbogast

Male 1760 - 1852  (91 years)


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  • Name Adam Arbogast 
    Born 25 Oct 1760  Frederick Co., Va Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military American Revolution 
    Died 9 Feb 1852  Pocahontas Co., Va/Wv Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Yeager/Arbogast, Cem., Bartow, Pocahontas Co., wv Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID P16450  Arbogast
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2013 

    Father Michael Arbogast,   b. Abt 27 Sep. 1732, Kehl, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1812, Crabbottom Sect., Pendleton Co., Va, Now, Highland Co., Va Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Mary E Samuels,   b. 1736,   d. 1772  (Age 36 years) 
    Married Abt 1758  Prb Frederick Co, Va Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • No actual marriage record has, as of yet, been found for Michael and Mary. And as of yet only Mary's given name has been documented.
    Family ID F3168  Group Sheet

    Family Margaret "Peggy" Hull,   b. 1757, Shenandoah Valley, Augusta Co., Va Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1820, Pocahontas Co., Va/Wv Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1778  Crabbottom Sect., Augusta Co., Va Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susanna Arbogast,   b. Abt 1778/9, Nr Hightown, Augusta Co., Va Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1856, Sitlington Creek, Pocahontas Co., Va/Wv Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     2. Mary Arbogast,   b. 15 Jun 1782, , Augusta, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1856, Sitlington Creek, Pocahontas Co., Wv Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Benjamin Arbogast,   b. 1783/4, , Augusta, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1830, Dunmore, Pocahontas Co., Va/Wv Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     4. Elizabeth Ann Arbogast,   b. Abt 1794, Pendleton Co., Va/Wv Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1860, Prb Barbour Co., Va/Wv Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     5. Barbara Arbogast
     6. Catherine Arbogast
     7. William Arbogast,   b. 1797, Travelers Repose, Pendleton Co., Va/Wv Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1847, Pocahontas Co., Va/Wv Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     8. Adam Arbogast,   b. 1797, Travelers Repose, Pendleton Co., Va/Wv Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1876, Pocahontas Co., Wv Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. Jacob Hull Arbogast,   b. Abt 1807, Travelers Repose, Pendleton Co., Va/Wv Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1884, Pocahontas Co., Wv Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
    Family ID F3207  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Adam Arbogast war pension
    Adam Arbogast war pension
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    Adam Arbogast Indian Spy
    Adam Arbogast Indian Spy
    Document for widow's pension showing Adam was an indian spy.
    Adam Arbogast war pension
    Adam Arbogast war pension
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    Adam Arbogast war pension
    Adam Arbogast war pension
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    Cpt. Hull's Company Roster
    Cpt. Hull's Company Roster
    Shows Adam, David, John and Michael as members.
    Revolutionary War Pension Application and Approval.
    Revolutionary War Pension Application and Approval.

    Histories
    The Siege of Yorktown
    The Siege of Yorktown
    Michael and his son's David, Adam and John were there.

  • Notes 
    • See Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War, by McAllister, page 235. Adam
      received pension for service as Virginia Militiaman, living 1835. Also page 19,
      Indian Spy, 1776 or 1777; page 22, Pvt., Capt. Peter Hull's Co. during Yorktown
      Campaign, 1781; and, page 148, Muster Roll of that Company in 1779.

      See Pocahontas Co. History, by Price. Adam relocated to headwaters of the
      Greenbrier River, now Pocahontas Co., WV, in 1796. Several pages devoted to
      Adam and his family.

      Birth 1759/60 from Rev. War Pension Applications. Marriage and death date
      from A. Arbogast Forbes Papers in file. Will recorded in Pocahontas Co. Will
      Book 3, page 4, copy in file. Jacob Hull Arbogast is named as son in all
      histories but was not in will. Will probated in June 1852 term of Court,
      actual date of death unknown. PHOTO OF TOMBSTONE IN FILE INDICATES 1760 BIRTH.

      Amanda Arbogast Forbes (AAF) research includes papers of Wilma Harper, 1850 and
      1880 Census of Pendleton County, Court Records and County histories. AAF
      Record "A".

      Ref: WBH; tombstone marked 1760-1861 by WBH in about 1940. She later said that
      1861 was her error. Granddaughter Hulda (Arbogast) Yeager said that he
      died before she was born (in 1858). Was married near Hevener's Store.
      Received second eyesight before he died accoding to legend.
    • Drafted and marched under Captain John McCoy and Lt. Joesph Gwin to West's Fort on West Fork of Monogahela, then down the river to Lowther's Fort, then lower yet to Nutter's Fort where he remained much of the three months...... Then finally to Coontie's Fort where troops were called in consequence of the Indians killing a white woman while she was spreading hemp in a field...... Volunteered 1778 as Indian Spy under same Captain and marched on to Warm Springs, whence he, together with George Hull, John Gum and Conrad Fleisher were ordered to Crabbottom to guard that locality and remained there the rest of his time....... At another time he marched from his home (now Highland) across the Greenbrier River to head of Seneca in pursuit of Indians.