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Hume, Francis
(Abt 1730-1813)


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Duncan, Elizabeth

Hume, Francis 11

  • Born: Abt 1730, Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • Marriage: Duncan, Elizabeth on 13 Aug 1763 in Fauquier County, Virginia
  • Died: 1813, Culpeper County, Virginia about age 83
  • Buried: 1813, Culpeper County, Virginia

bullet  General Notes:

Served in the Troops of Culpeper Co., Va. Served in French and Indian Wars. He was in the command of John Field.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 100 page 25
Mrs. Eleanor M. Hume Offutt.
DAR ID Number: 99071
Born in Frankfort, Ky.
Wife of Henry Offutt.
Descendant of Francis Hume, Lieut. John South, and Samuel South, as follows:
1. Dr. Edgar Enoch Hume (1844-1911) m. 1877 Mary South (b. 1858).
2. Lewis Hume (1814-88) m. 1843 Lemira Douglas McGee (1826-86); Samuel South (1833-89) m. 1857 Malvin Jett (1840-1911).
3. Charles Hume m. 1803 Celia Shumate; Jerry Weldon South (1805-80) m. Mary Cockrell.
4. Francis Hume m. Elizabeth Duncan (1728-1822); Samuel South m. Patsy Glover.
5. John South m. Margaret Weldon Drake.
Francis Hume was a private in the Virginia militia under Capt. John Field. He was born in Virginia; died, 1813, in Culpeper, Va.
[p.25] John South (1748-1804) served as lieutenant in the Kentucky division of the Virginia militia. He was born in Hagerstown, Md.; died in Madison County, Ky.
Samuel South (1768-1833) served as a scout under command of his father. He was born in Hagerstown, Md.; died in Fayette County, Ky.

Cameron Parish Chapter, NSDAR website
(This website link is from Google cached search 16May2009, as original website appears to have been disabled.)

Frances was the second son of George Hume. He was born about 1730 in Culpeper County and was a farmer there until his death in 1813. He married Elizabeth Duncan who died in about 1822 at the home of her daughter Nancy Hume Sharp in Boone County, Missouri at the age of 94.
Francis served in the French & Indian War with Captain John Field. He also served with Field in the American Revolution. He received bounty lands in Culpeper County for this service in 1811. Frances and Elizabeth had two daughters and four sons.

Culpepper Minute Men, VASSAR website

May 2005: 10:30 am:
Captain Francis Hume Revolutionary War Grave Marking Ceremony, Business Routes U.S. 29/15 business route southwest of Remington, Va. CMM President Jerry Hubbard Presided, CMM Color Guards Dominic & Francis Lay (twins) posted the colors at Capt. Hume's grave marker. (Jim Bayne was there in his color guard uniform to give support. 2nd Vice President Al White led the Pledge of Allegiance and past president Rick Schnorf led the SAR Pledge. Treasurer Thad Hartman gave the welcome and recognized the special guests that included the decendants of Capt. Hume present at the ceremony: Mrs Francis Birge, Tommy and Sally Birge, their daughter Lisa Birge and her stepson John Darby. Also Susan Hume McIntosh and husband Dennis. Also Ann Hume Loikow and her husband John. CMM members and their spouses attending were Jerry Hubbard, Dominic Lay, Francis Lay, Jim Bayne, Mike and Marty Lyman, Mel and Myrtle Helmik, Al and Anna Rae White, Rick and Midge Schnorf, Larry & Beverly Alexander, Dr. John Sinks, and Paul and Monica Bess. Thad Hartman, Graves Registration Chairman, unveiled the SAR Grave Marker. Compatriot Mel Helmik told the story of researching the records of Spottsylvania, Orange, and Culpeper Counties to certify the location of Capt. Hume's grave, and also of his service to his country during the Revolutionary War. Thad Hartman dedicated the placing of the SAR Grave marker and Jerry Hubbard placed the CMM Chapter Memorial wreath at the grave marker. Four members of the American Legion Post 300 Rifle Team(to be named later at the Blue Star Ceremony) presented a three volley gun salute. Ryan Colonder of Stonewall Jackson High School, Prince William County then played a moving rendition of TAPS. Ryan's parents Dean C. and Mary Jo Colonder were present. A grand total of 33 persons attended the ceremony, not including the county police deputies and the photographers.

HUME, CAPTAIN FRANCIS...............................................................................Virginia
Born Spotsylvania County, Virginia, 1730; died Culpeper County, Virginia, 1813.
Joined the Culpeper County Militia, 4th May, 1750, and served under Captain John Field in the French and Indian War; Captain of the Virginia Continental Line in the Revolution; received a Bounty Warrant for Revolutionary Services; was an Original Member of the Society of the Cincinnati.
Dr. Edgar Erskine Hume, U.S.A.
[Year book of the Society of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Kentucky by General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.), 1917, p. 49]


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Land Office Grant, 18 Jul 1760, Culpeper County, Virginia. 18 July 1760.
Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
Location: Culpeper County.
Description: 609 acres in the Great Fork of Rappahanock River adjoining John Yancy, Richard Tutt &c.
Source: Northern Neck Grants K, 1757-1762, p. 186 (Reel 294).
Original survey exists.
Part of the index to recorded copies of land grants issued by the agents of the Fairfax Proprietary between 1690 and 1781 and by the Commonwealth between 1786 and 1874. Original and recorded surveys are also indexed when available. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.

Census, 1810.

Burial, 1813, Culpeper County, Virginia. 21 Inscription:
Indian Wars
Rev War

38 31.74' N, 77 48.983' W. Marker is near Remington, Virginia, in Culpeper County. Marker is on Remington Road (Business U.S. 15/29) south of Rappahannock River Bridge, on the right when traveling south. Marker is by the side of the road. There is no shoulder to pull off near the marker. Marker is in this post office area: Remington VA 22734, United States of America.
Map link:,2209,2525,2240,4405,4415,4398,4416,4418


Francis married Elizabeth Duncan, daughter of James Duncan and Unknown, on 13 Aug 1763 in Fauquier County, Virginia. (Elizabeth Duncan was born about 1728 and died about 1822 in Columbia, Boone County, Missouri.)

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