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Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Christian 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 Christian County Illinois:


JONATHAN HICKLIN was born in Virginia in 1756. He removed to Kentucky, where his military service occurred in the war, as he acted as a spy in the Indian wars of that state. In 1813 he removed to Indiana, but later came to Wabash township, Clark county, Illinois, and from there to Christian county, where he died February 14, 1858, aged 102 years. He is buried in the Donner cemetery west of Owaneco. "County History and Records of Early Settlers."


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