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DOCUMENTS 
1800 Federal Census (doc) 
1810 Federal Census (doc) 
1815 Father’s will mentions him 
1823 Pension Application 
1830 Federal Census (doc) 
1840 Federal Census 
1844 Land Grant (doc) 
1850 Federal Census 
1860 Federal Census 

U.S. Pensioners, 1818-1872 about John Redding 
Name: John Redding 
Pension Office State: North Carolina 
Year Range: 1818-1832 
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S. Pensioners, 1818-1872 [databaseon-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. 
Original data: Ledgers of Payments, 1818-1872, to U.S. PensionersUnder Acts of 1818 Through 1858 From Records of the Office of theThird Auditor of the Treasury, 1818-1872; (National Archives MicrofilmPublication T718, 23 rolls); Records of the Accounting Officers of theDepartment of the Treasury, Record Group 217; National Archives,Washington, D.C. 

1850 United States Federal Census 
Southern Division, Randolph, North Carolina 
John Redding 72 
Martha Redding 38 
Thomas Redding 30 
Eliza Redding 

1860 United States Federal Census 
Western Division, Randolph, North Carolina Asheboro 
Thomas Redding 40 
Eliza Redding 35 
Sarah Redding 6 
Martha Redding 3 
Ann Redding 1 
John Redding 83 
Martha Redding 42 
Jonathan Steed 9 

Federal Census 1860 - Residence Randolph Co, NC 
Redding, John  1777 

Southern Campaign American Revolution Pension Statements & Rosters 
Pension application of John Redding S41971 fn45NC 
Transcribed by Will Graves 12/21/09 
County of Franklin State of Tennessee 
On this 25th day of November 1823 personally appeared in open courtbeing a court of record for the County of Franklin John Reddingresident in said County aged sixty-six years who being first dulysworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declarationin order to obtain the provision made by the acts of Congress of the18th of March 1818 and the 1st of May 1820. 
That he the said John Redding enlisted for the term of 3 years in themonth of March in the year 1775 in the State of North Carolina in thecompany commanded by Captain Tolly Powel in the Regiment commanded byColonel Long he thinks Colonel Law commanded Colonel [illegible] laterin the line of the State of North Carolina that he continued to servein said corps until the month of March in the year 1778, when he wasdischarged from the said service at Halifax in the State of NorthCarolina. 
That he was in the battles of Stono and at the capture of the Leegalley & Congress galley on the Savannah River. 
That he has three six daughters to wit Patsy, Sally & Nancy all ofwhom are married, that he has no family living with him that he is a[indecipherable word, looks like "turuer"] by trade but that he is illable to work at said business. 
That he has no other evidence now in his power of his said servicesexcept his own oath having lost his discharge. 
And in pursuance of the act of the first of May 1820, I do solemnlyswear that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 18thday of March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift, sale orin any manner whatever disposed of my property or any part thereofwith intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within theprovision of an act of Congress entitled passed on the 18th day ofMarch 1818, and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me anyproperty, or securities, contracts or debts due to me nor have I anyincome other than what is contained in the schedule hereto annexed andby me subscribed (to wit) 
Schedule1 
1 It is not clear whether he intended $8 or $800 
1 Bed & furniture worth $20 
Divers debts due me by note 800 
the probability of collecting which 
is extremely doubtful. S/ John Redding, X his mark 
[fn p. 5: indenture of apprenticeship dated December 26, 1766 made byFrancis Reding binding William Reding as apprentice to William Ross,bricklayer, until William Reding reaches the age of 21.] 
[fn p. 6 family record] 
William Reding Junr. was born Nover the 1 day 1750 
Patty Martin was Born november 16 day 1759 
John Readin was born may ye 10 day 1777 
Ambrose Readin was Born Marvh ye 26 day 1779 
Sary Reading was born March ye 2 day 1782 
[two lines of illegible entries] 
Nathon Reading was Borne July ye 20 day 1789 
Negro Jimbo [?] w 

RANDOLPH CO. WILL BOOK 4 Pg. 267 
November Term 1815 
In the name of God Amen I Joseph Reding of the State of North Carolinaand County of Randolph being of sound and perfect mind and memoryblessed be God. do this the ninth day of January in the year of ourLord one thousand eight hundred & fifteen make and publish this mylast will & testament in manner following that is to say 
John Reding I give and bequeath to John Reding one hundred & twentyfive acres of my land that is marked off to him Elizabeth Trogden Igive and bequeath to her forty shillings 
Joseph Reding I give and bequeath to him a quantity of land where helives beginning at the fork of the branch on a Spanish oak 
below his plantation and running down as the creek runs until it comesto the second hollar and taking up it to the line a south west course& begifiing again at the same place and running a northeast course tothe line 
Nancy Reding I give and bequeath to her one hundred dollars. 
Trulove Redding I give & bequeath to her one hundred acres of landbegining at the northwest corner of my land Joining Henleys landrunning where Henleys line for the complement in a square 
Iredell Reding son of Thomas Reding. I give and bequeath to him fiftyacres of land joining Henleys land on the south side of sider? forksome improved and some not improved. 
Jonathan Reding I give & bequeath the remainder of my land to him. 
Jane Reding I give & bequeath to her the privledge of living in myhouse her lifetime and widowhood and. a maintenance of on my Estatethe property not mentioned to go to satisfy the debt I owe 
And I hereby make and ordane my friends Jonathan Reding and JohnReding Executors of this my last will & testament in witness where ofI the said 
Joseph Reding have to this my last will and testament set my hand andseal the day and year above mentioned all that is left besides whatsatisfys the debts to be Equally divided between Nancy Reding,Jonathan Reding, Trulove Reding except my Negroe Dick and for JaneReding to have him her life time and 
after that to be free. 
Signed sealed published and delivered by the said Joseph Reding thetestor as his last will and testament in the presence of us who warepresent at the time of signing & sealing thereof 
Mary Swaim 
State of N. Carolina Randolph County 
Court of pleas & Quarter Sessions November Term 1815 
[her mark] 
Darcas Reding 
[mark] 
Nancy Reding






DOCUMENTS 
1850 Federal Census 
1860 Federal Census 

1850 United States Federal Census 
Southern Division, Randolph, North Carolina 
John Redding 72 
Martha Redding 38 
Thomas Redding 30 
Eliza Redding 

1860 United States Federal Census 
Western Division, Randolph, North Carolina Asheboro 
Thomas Redding 40 
Eliza Redding 35 
Sarah Redding 6 
Martha Redding 3 
Ann Redding 1 
John Redding 83 
Martha Redding 42 
Jonathan Steed 9