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Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Iroquois 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 Iroquois County Illinois:

THOMAS WILLIAMSON was born in Hampshire county, Virginia, in 1757. He served one year before the close of the war under Capt. John Anderson, Col. ---- commanding. He also made gun powder for the use of the army. He removed to Ohio, and in 1825 to Indiana, and in 1832 he came to Illinois, settling in Crab Apple township, Iroquois county, where he died. He was pensioned.

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