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Published by Pierre Menard Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Petersburg,, Illinois Imogene Weaver Vogt, Chapter Regent
610 No. 9th
Petersburg, Il
Compiled by Lois D. Forden
Historian and Librarian
415 S. 9th
Petersburg, Il 62675

Transcribed by: Jeanie Lowe.


Born: March 16, 1755, In Orange County, North Carolina.
Died: September 5, 1838, in Sangamon (now Menard) County, Illinois.
Buried: In Lebanon Cemetery, Indian Creek Precinct, Menard County, Illinois.
Married: Jennie Killion, a cousin. She died February 18, 1828 in Scott County, Indiana.

Children of Jacob and Jennie Killion
Michael: born August 27, 1787; married Catherine Estill.
Jacob: born September 12, 1794; married Mary Hayden.

He served from May 25, 1781 to May 25, 1782 in the 10th North Carolina Regiment under Col. Abraham, and Major Donohoe and General Greene. Part of the time he was a guard to British prisoners, from Eutaw Salisburg, North Carolina.
He was allowed pension.
His grave was marked by Pierre Menard Chapter DAR, Petersburg, Illinois.

References: Pension claim No. 532362, Illinois state Archives Honor Roll, NSDAR Report, Illinois DAR report, DAR Patriot Index, Scott County, Indiana-Illinois State Directory of Members and Ancestors, DAR 1957, Heads of Families Morgan District, Lincoln County, listed sons, wife, and National No. 529207, No. 427318 and No. 383698.


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