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army officer

Jethro Sumner, American army officer. Served as Lieutenant Virginia Militia, 1755-1761.

Background

Sumner, Jethro was born in 1733 in Nansemond County, Virginia, circa. Son of Jethro and Margaret (Sullivan) Sumner.

Education

Sullivan (Sumner) Blount.

Career

General Continental Army, led brigade to South Carolina., participated in battle of Stone Ferry, 1779, also recruited in North Carolina.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant Virginia Militia, 1755-1761.

Connections

Married Mary Hurst, circa 1764.

father:
Jethro Sumner

mother:
Margaret (Sullivan) Sumner

spouse:
Mary Hurst