JEFFERSON COUNTY MILITARY

Revolutionary War 
Soldiers Buried in 
Jefferson County 
Illinois

 
 
Revolutionary Soldiers 
who are buried or died 
in Jefferson County

Thomas Badgett
Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Source: 1929 Illinois Honor Roll
   Submitted By: Dianna Williams
   THOMAS BADGETT- buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery 
   in Mt. Vernon, IL. 
   (source: Genealogical Records, Illinois Society DAR, 1939, 
   compiled by Mrs. Edward J. Filbey)


Asa Bateman
Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery - Unmarked
Source: 1929 Illinois Honor Roll
   Submitted By: Dianna Williams
   ASA BATEMAN- buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery 
   in Mt. Vernon, IL. 
   (source: Genealogical Records, Illinois Society DAR, 1939, 
   compiled by Mrs. Edward J. Filbey)


Daniel Chandler
Burial Place Unknown
   Submitted By: Dianna Williams
   Daniel Chandler - was from South Carolina, where he served 
   in the Ninety-sixth District, February, 1776, under 
   Capt. Jarret Smith, for four months. 
   He again served in May, 1777, with Capt. James Lisle and 
   Col. Jonas Beard, for two months, and one month with 
   Capt. Frederick Lipham. In 1778 and 1779 he served with 
   Capt. James Lisle and Col. John Lisle for over four months. 
   He again served in June, 1780, with Capt. William Smith and 
   Col. John Thomas; was in the battles of Cedar Springs, and 
   Musgrove Mill, and in constant service until the close of 
   the war. He was made Lieutenant under Capt. Jeremiah Williams 
   and Col. John Hammond. He came to Jefferson county, Illinois, 
   where he died. He was pensioned. 
   ("Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials", 1917)


Francis Haney 
Burial Place Unknown
   Submitted By: Dianna Williams
   Francis Haney - was born in Prince Edward county, Virginia, 
   April 19, 1754. He enlisted in Botetourt county, serving from 
   June, 1776, to December, 1776, under Capt. Daniel Smith. He 
   again served from September, 1778, for seven months with Capt. 
   George Adams, again for three months with Col. Isaac Shelby, 
   and once more for nine months with Capts. George Maxfield, 
   Robert Caldwell, and John Martin. He came to Morgan county, 
   Illinois, but died in Jefferson county. He was pensioned. 
   ("Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials", 1917)


Samuel Little 
   Submitted By: Dianna Williams
   Samuel Little - was from South Carolina where he served in the 
   war, being in the Cavalry. He was born in 1765. He came to Jefferson 
   county, Illinois, and died there. He was pensioned. 
   ("Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials", 1917)


B. N. Maxey
Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Source: 1929 Illinois Honor Roll
   Submitted By: Dianna Williams
   B.N. MAXEY- buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in 
   Mt. Vernon, IL. Cpt. Scoovey F.R.I.) 
   (source: Genealogical Records, Illinois Society DAR, 1939, 
   compiled by Mrs. Edward J. Filbey)



Joseph McMeen
Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Source: 1929 Illinois Honor Roll
   Submitted By: Dianna Williams
   JOSEPH McMEEN- buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery 
   in Mt. Vernon, IL. 
   (source: Genealogical Records, Illinois Society DAR, 1939, 
   compiled by Mrs. Edward J. Filbey)


John Murphy 
   Submitted By: Dianna Williams
   John Murphy - served in the war from North Carolina. He came to 
   Illinois in 1818. He died very aged, probably in Jefferson county. 
   ("Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials", 1917)



Peter Owen
1765-
COL. Nelson's VA Regt.

Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery
   Submitted By: Dianna Williams
   PETER OWEN- - buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery 
   in Mt. Vernon, IL. 
   (source: Genealogical Records, Illinois Society DAR, 1939, 
   compiled by Mrs. Edward J. Filbey)



Joel Pace Sr.
PVT. Continenental Line
July 28, 1762 - August 31, 1831

Burial: Pace Cemetery
   Submitted By: Dianna Williams
   Joel Pace - was born in Virginia, July 28, 1762. 
   He served in the war from that state. He removed to Kentucky 
   and later to Jefferson county, Illinois, settling in Mt. Vernon 
   township where he died. 
   ("Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials", 1917)


Nathaniel Parker
Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Unmarked
Source: 1929 Illinois Honor Roll
   Submitted By: Dianna Williams
   NATHANIEL PARKER- buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery 
   in Mt. Vernon, IL. 
   (source: Genealogical Records, Illinois Society DAR, 1939, 
   compiled by Mrs. Edward J. Filbey)


William Tong
PVT. Maryland Regt.
1756-1848

Burial: Old Union Cemetery
   Submitted By: Dianna Williams
   William Tong - was born August 9, 1756, near Mt. Vernon, 
   the home of Washington. He served in the Virginia troops 
   and was in the battles of Brandywine and Germantown. He 
   came to Illinois and lived in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson county. 
   It is said that he was one of Washington's body guards. 
   ("Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials", 1917)


Lloyd Ward
Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Unmarked
Source: 1929 Illinois Honor Roll
   Submitted By: Dianna Williams
   LLOYD WARD- (Capt.) buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery 
   in Mt. Vernon, IL. 
   (source: Genealogical Records, Illinois Society DAR, 1939, 
   compiled by Mrs. Edward J. Filbey)


Thomas Williams
 
   Submitted By: Dianna Williams
   Thomas Williams - was from North Carolina, where he served in 
   the war, serving in both Infantry and Cavalry. He came to 
   Illinois when it was a Territory, settling in Jefferson county, 
   where he probably died. He was pensioned. 
   ("Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials", 1917)


 

 
George Roper is listed as a Revolutionary War Veteran who is 
buried in Jefferson County
Please read this information submitted by: Marlene Olson.
   George Roper died 18 Feb 1845. Perhaps some may have
   referred to him being buried in Jefferson Co, IL but
   the county line for Marion Co, IL  had gone south and
   taken the north part of the county of Jefferson Co, IL by 1823.

   I saw George Roper, gravestone. Veternans of Marion
   Co, Illinois so honored it. He was a patriot of the
   American Revolution under Gen. Gates.
   A newer stone was there and had fallen; covered by
   periwinkle weeds.

   Newspaper article of these men looking was in
   newspaper, I believe, Marion County.  Possible 1975.
   Matthew Roper, son of David and Elizabeth,
   b. 22 July 1820 - 26 July 1829 age 9 years 4 days.
   The vine that grew on earth has gone to bloom in
   heaven.
   This is a child, who died in Jefferson Co, IL or
   Marion Co, IL since cemetery was just north of
   Jefferson Co, IL county line.

American Revolutionary War Rejected Pensions 


Mary Hassell, widow of Benjamin Illinois, 
Jefferson  Not six months' service proved.  

Nancy Troop, widow of William Illinois  
Mount Vernon, Jefferson  Desertion.

 
 
 
 
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