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Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Boone 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 Boone County Illinois:


THOMAS HART was born March 23, 1757, in Farmington, Conn. He enlisted in 1776 and served one year. Coming to Illinois, he settled in Boone county, where he died December 12, 1845. His grave was marked by the Rockford Chapter, D. A. R. "Connecticut in the Revolution."

TIMOTHY LEWIS was born in Ashfield, Mass., May 24, 1764. He served as a substitute for his father, Timothy Lewis, in April, 1779, in Capt. Eliphalet Densmore's company for six months; he again served under Capt. Isaac Newton in Col. Hugh Maxwell's regiment in 1780. He came to Boone county, Illinois, where he died May 2, 1858. "Massachusetts Soldiers in the Revolution."

ISAIAH, WILLIAMS was a native of Vermont, but he served in the war in the third regiment, Dutchess county, New York militia. He came to Boone county, Illinois, and died there. "New York in the Revolution.


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