He lived in Orange Co, NC when he entered service. After the war he went to Lancaster, PA where he worked as a blacksmith, living there from 1780 to 1792, marrying Mary Shuler on 25 Oct 1791 in Dauphin Co. In 1792 they moved to Wilkes Co, NC and in 1794 were in Warren Co, GA, and were on the Jasper Co 1820 census. By 17 Dec 1820 they were in Bibb Co, AL, settling on Mulberry Creek. They were of the Methodist faith and helped organize the first Methodist Church in the general area.