William Devane was born in 1786, the son of John Devane Jr. and Ann Julian Evans.
He was a resident of New Hanover County, NC until after 1820. He married Olive
Holloway. In 1840, he was a resident of Coweta County, GA. In 1850, he was in
Marion, GA. He died in 1863 in Troy, Pike County, AL.
Reverse side of Pay Voucher
Copied from the North Carolina State Archives, Treasurer and Comptroller Papers,
War of 1812, Pay Vouchers, Box 78, New Hanover County:
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
Raleigh May 7 1815
AGREEABLY to the Report of the Auditors appointed to settle and adjust the Military
and other Claims for services performed and supplies furnished in July and August,
(1814 ?) approved and filed by with me, William Devane a private in the company of New
Hanover Militia commanded by Capt. Bannerman is entitle to receive out of the Public
Treasury the sum of $4 20/100 for the payment of which this shall be a Warrant.
Will Miller (signed)
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