Cemetery: Choice Family Cemetery
Inscription and Notes:
Birth date and service below per family. No date or full service record on stone.
Military Service: American Revolution
Ga. Troops. Service records indicate he
was in the Virginia Militia (see below).
(provided by Anne Chamlee)
Tully Choice was born June 17, 1753, in Virginia. Enlisted 1776
in Capt. Thomas Dillard's Regiment, served in expeditions to Gwynn's Island;
appointment Lieut., and marched against Cherokee Indians in Capt. Jesse Heard's
Company, Col. Christie's Regiment on Sept. 15, 1777; appointed 2nd Lieut. in
VA Militia; 1779 served in Capt. Witchias Co., Col. David Mason's Regiment;
was in Battle of Camden when a ball passed through his coat; on Aug 24, 1780,
appointed Capt. of Henry County, Virginia, Militia. In 1784 Tully Choice moved
to Ninety-Six District, SC. He married Rebecca Sims; they had ten children.
Tully had a brother named William Choice who was born Jan 1756 in Halifax, Pittsylvania