Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Bond County, Illinois
Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Illinois by Mrs. Harriet J. Walker, Reprinted for the web.
In the preparation of this work, every effort has been made to obtain the records of these soldiers, to verify them, and to ascertain their places of burial. This has been accomplished in various ways, by ascertaining the names of all who were pensioned and where the application was made. This does not always locate the burial place owing to the changing of the boundary lines of the counties of the state, making it necessary to obtain from the U. S. Treasury department the time and place of payment of the last pension.
Revolutionary War Graves of Soldiers Buried in Bond County Illinois:
JOHN DIAMOND was from South Carolina, where he served in the war. He came to Illinois in 1820, settling in Fayette county, but died in Bond county and is buried in the Old Diamond cemetery, near Zion Springs. He was pensioned.
PETER HUBBARD was born in 1747 in South Carolina. He served three years under Capt. Samuel Wise and Capt. John Carraway Smith, with Col. William Thompson. He was a lieutenant and was in the battle of Sullivan Island. He removed to Tennessee and from there to Bond county, Illinois, where he died. He was pensioned.
JAMES LONG served from Virginia. Coming to Illinois, he settled in Bond county, where he died and is buried in the Smith graveyard. "Virginia Records."
JOSEPH McADAMS was born in York county, Pennsylvania, in 1759. He enlisted from Hawfield, Orange county, North Carolina, serving under Col. John Armstrong, Col. William O'Neale, and Col. Robert Melone. He was also a pilot under Col. Lee. He was in the battles of Stono, Hillsborough and Holt's Race Paths. He came to Bond county, Illinois, where he died, and is buried six miles south of Greenville, in what is known as the "Camp Ground." He was pensioned.
JACOB NEER was from New York, where he served in the Eighth Albany County Militia under Col. Robert Van Rensselaer. He came to Bond county, Illinois, where he died, and is buried in the Smith graveyard, three miles southwest of Greenville. "New York in the Revolution."
WILLIAMSON PLANT was born in Louisa county, Virginia, in 1763. He early enlisted in the Fifth Regiment, serving under Capt. Richard Clough in the Virginia troops. He again enlisted in the militia, serving at various times until the close of the war. He came to Bond county, Illinois, where he died in 1830, and is buried in the old graveyard in Pocahontas. "Virginia Records."
HEZEKIAH ROWE was born in South Carolina June 17, 1759. He served in the South Carolina troops. He came to Bond county, Illinois, and died there in 1835. He was pensioned.
THOMAS WHITE was from Pennsylvania, where he served as lieutenant in Col. Bull's regiment of flying troops. He was in Capt. William Armstrong's company; was taken prisoner November 16, 1776, and carried to New York, where he endured great suffering. He escaped June 27, 1777, and again enlisted in Col. William Montgomery's regiment. He came to Bond county, Illinois, and died there; is buried near Greenville. "Pennsylvania Archives."
Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Illinois from other sources than listed in this book.
CHARLES JOHNSON, buried in Sugg Cemetery, Bond County, Illinois.
Related Revolutionary War Records;
- 1818 Pensioners of the United States: Illinois Territory
- 1820 Pension List: Illinois
- 1835 Illinois Pension Roll
- 1840 Illinois Census of Pensioners
- Illinois Pensioners Of Revolutionary War Struck Off The Roll