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Luke Nickerson Grave
Brunswick, Maine


From cemetery transcriptions collected by Bernice Douglas:
Growstown Cemetery copied to year 1938, by Mrs. Fred Harmon

“Luke Nickerson (Nickelson) buried on Milton Newell Road
Revolutionary Soldier
Veterans Administration Bureau of Pensions, Washington

‘Pension Claim S.37270, a man of color, enlisted at Harpswell in Jan. 1777, served as Private, etc., -- discharged in Jan. 1780.
Allowed pension on application executed Apr. 25, 1818, at which time he was aged 73 yrs. and resided in Brunswick, Maine.
In 1820, he stated that his family resided [sic] with him consisted of his wife Hagar, aged 66 yrs., and John a small boy aged 8 yrs.
The soldier died May 4, 1829.

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