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Revolutionary War Graves of Soldiers
Buried in Chemung County, New York

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Graves of Soldiers of the American Revolution Buried in Chemung County, New York whose graves have been officially reported, located or marked, by the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Revolutionary SoldierBornDiedBuriedRevolutionary ServiceWife
Baldwin, Captain Isaac 6/12/1730 6/9/1791 Private Cemetery on Newton Battlefield, near Lowman, NY "Marker erected ny Chemung Chapter N.S.D.A.R. June 27, 1908. Born in Norwich Conn. Died in Town of Chemung, N.Y. Private under General Sullivan. " Wife buried near him.
Baldwin, Isaac, Jr. 1/8/1765 11/21/1815 Private Cemetery on Newton Battlefield, near Lowman, NY Marker erected by Chemung Chapter June 27, 1908. Served as Private under General Sullivan. Wounded in Battle at Newtown, Aug. 29, 1779. Afterward acted as Col. of Militia. Born in Norwich, Conn., died in Elmira, NY. -
Baldwin, Thomas 2/23/1755 1/14/1810 Baldwin Private Cemetery, Lowman, NY "Born in Norwich, Conn. died in Elmira, NY. Grave marked by Chumung Chapter August 12, 1912. Served as Sergeant in General Sullivans army and was wounded in Battle at Newtown. He also served under General Washington and participated in the capture of Cornwallis, Yorktown, Va. " -
Baldwin, Waterman 1/8/1757 4/21/1810 Baldwin Private Cemetery, Lowman, NY "Marker erected Aug. 12, 1912. He served with great distinction under the immediate eye of Washington of whom he was a personal friend. He was the noted scout with the Indian Chief Cornplanter, and was taken prisoner under him at Towanda, Pa. and was influential in consummating the treaty between Washington and Cornplanter. " -
Bevier, Soloman 12/4/1748
New Paltz, NY
11/1/1810
Southport, NY
Old Settler's Cemetery, Southport, NY Signed Articles of Association 1775. Marker erected by Chemung Chapter June 1911. -
Buck, Elijah 6/12/1749
New Milford, CT
7/26/1830
Chemung, NY
Chemung Cemetery, Chemung, NY Marker erected by Chemung Chapter. -
Carpenter, Matthew 9/26/1759
New Cornwell, N Y
1839, Southport, NY Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY Served as private for three and one half years. Was in battles of White Plains, Fort Washington and Stony Point. Applied for a pension in Elmira Sept. 4, 1832. Claim allowed. Marker erected by Chemung Chapter June 1910. -
Fitzsimmons, John 3/15/1761
Vincent, PA
7/4/1851
Southport, NY
Old Settler's Cemetery, Southport, NY Enlisted Aug. 10, 1778. Served until Nov. 15, 1779. Re-enlisted the same day. Served till October 1, 1782. Applied pension from Southport, Sept. 6, 1832. Pension claim allowed. Marker erected by Chemung Chapter June 1911. wife buried near him.
Griswold, David 3/12/1761
Tyringham, Mass.
3/27/1847
Southport, NY
Old Settler's Cemetery, Southport, NY First Enlistment, October 1, 1776. Sixth Enlistment June 1, 1781. Applied for pension, Sept. 5, 1832. Claim allowed. Original stone at head of his grave reads "He was a soldier of the revolution and one of the first settlers of the Chemung Valley". wife buried near him.
Hammond, Lebbeus 1754, Montville, CT 7/12/1826
Elmira, NY
Fitzsimmons Cemetery, Southport, NY Marker erected by Chemung Chapter June 1910. Every history of the Wyoming Valley gives a large amount of space to his daring exploits. Especially interesting accounts may be found in Pecks Wyoming.
Hendy, Colonel John 9/3/1757
Wyoming Pa.
3/15/1840
Elmira, NY
Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY Fought under George Washington at age of 19. Was in battles of Princeton, Trenton, Monmouth. From the last battle he gallently bore off the field the brave General Mercer who was wounded during the action and died a few days after. Marker erected by Chemung Chapter Nov. 1908. wife buried near him.
Jones, Elijah before 1752, CT after 1797
Southport, NY
Second Street Cemetery, Elmira, NY Was in 17th Continental Regiment. Was at Seige of Boston, engaged in the battle of Long Island, and moved with the main army till the Battle of White Plains. Marker erected by Chemung Chapter June 1911.
Kinyon, Enoch 1760, CT 1831, Southport, NY Old Settler's Cemetery, Southport, NY Served in Albany County Militia (Land Bounty Rights) Ninth Regiment. Marker erected by Chemung Chapter June 1911. wife buried near him.
Kline, John Hunterdon County, N.J. Elmira, NY Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY Enlisted at Greenwich, N.J. as drummer May 1777 and served as such to the end of the war. Was with the General Sullivan Expedition against the Indians, and was in the Battle of Newtown. Applied for pension Sept. 6, 1832 while living in Elmira. His widow was allowed a pension Oct. 12, 1838. Marker erected by Chemung Chapter Oct. 1911. -
Mapes, William 10/28/1754
North Branch of Raritan, NJ
4/1/1856
Big Flats, NY
Big Flats Cemetery, Big Flats, NY He was for 5 years Drum-Major in the Continental Army; was wounded at the Battle of Monmouth and was with General Sullivan in his expedition. His discharge was written by the hand of George Washington. Marker erected by Chemung Chapter Aug. 1909. -
Miller, Colonel Abram 1755 July 25, 1815
Southport, NY
Private Cemetery on Miller Farm, Maple Avenue, Elmira, NY His Great grand-daughter, Mrs. Mary Miller Smith of Tioga, Pa. has the discharge papers given Nov. 9, 1775 by Command of George Washington and General Gates. Marker erected by Chemung Chapter Aug. 1912. -
Smith, John 5/12/1760 5/12/1836
Southport, NY
Old Settler's Cemetery, Southport, NY Residence at time of enlistment Florida, NY. Applied for pension at Southport, NY Sept. 5, 1832. Pension allowed for 17 months actual service. Marker erected by Chemung Chapter June 1910. wife buried near him.
Stull, Captain Jacob 1741
Sussex County, NJ
1809
Southport, NY
Old Settler's Cemetery, Southport, NY Enlisted at the beginning of the war and was soon made Captain of his Company and stayed with his regiment till the close of the war. Was in the battles of Quinton Bridge, Hancock Bridge, Three Rivers, Connecticut Farms, Van Nest's Mills L.I., Trenton, Prin ceton, Germantown, Springfield, Monmouth and others. Marker erected by Chemung Chapter June 1911. wife buried near him.
Woodward, Benjamin 5/4/1759
Orange County, NY
9/24/1846
Elmira, NY
Second Street Cemetery, Elmira, NY Enlisted at age of 16 and served under Colonel Philip Van Courtland and Captain Hallett. Was with General Sullivan in his Campaign. Granted a pension Sept. 22, 1828 which was continued till his death. Marker erected by Chemung Chapter May 1907. -

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