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Colonel Frederick Hambright
Born Freiderick Hamprecht in Neunstetten, Germany, May 17, 1727 (d May , 1817),
eleven year old Frederick Hambright and family members arrived in Philadelphia October
27, 1738 aboard the English ship St. Andrews, Captain Steadman, master. ....
As an early advocate of American independence, there are numerous references
to Col. Frederick Hambright’s civil and patriotic services on the pages of county
and North Carolina State histories, and in official records.... He entered the Revolutionary
War in 1777 serving in several campaigns prior to distinguishing himself on October
7, 1780 as the Commander of the Lincoln County Militia at the Battle of Kings Mountain.
Near the close of the battle, the 53 years old Hambright had already received three
bullets through his hat, and was shot through his thigh, cutting some arteries.
Frederick married twice, first in his early twenties to Sarah Hardin (b 1733
- d prior to Oct 1780 ), daughter of Sarah Elizabeth and Benjamin Hardin, II of Virginia.
And Mary Dover (b Jan. 9, 1762 - d May 5, 1835/36) daughter of John Dover, were
married July 17, 1781 in York County, SC at the home of his friend, Arthur Patterson,