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Subject:Re: Thomas Dent c. 1750-1760 d. aft 1801
Post Date:October 25, 2011 at 18:20:21
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Your best bet is to do research in person at the NC Archives, which has a very rich set of records regarding the militia, local Court records that may have some Militia information, manuscripts, you name it.

If he had enough active-duty service he might have qualified for a State bounty land grant, but the vast majority of militiamen did not have more than a few days' active duty.