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SGT. Joyce, John "Possum"

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Enlistment Location: North Carolina

Branch of Service: North Carolina Militia (Guilford County)

Service Remarks: Served in the militia under Colonel James Martin/ Captain Alexander Hunter. Fought at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse with General Greene's Southern Army.

Rank at Separation: Sergeant

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Birth: 1743, Brunswick County, Colonial Virginia

Death: 1827, Rockingham County, North Carolina

Burial: John "Possum" Joyce Cemetery, located in modern-day Ferris Park (outside of Madison/Mayodan), Rockingham County, North Carolina

LINEAGE

- John "Possum" Joyce (1743-1827), son of

- Alexander Joyce (1715-1778), son of

- Thomas Joass (1685-UNK), son of

- William Joass (UNK-UNK)

INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY:

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and Debbie Rosenbloom