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BOND COUNTY,
ILLINOIS

Source:
Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Illinois
by Mrs. Harriet J. Walker
The Standard Printing Company
Los Angeles, California
1917


BOND COUNTY, ILLINOIS
 

     JOHN DIAMOND, was from South Carolina, where he served in the war.  He came to Illinois in 1820, settling in Fayette county, but died in Bond county and is buried in the Old Diamond cemetery, near Zion Springs.  He was pensioned.

     PETER HUBBARD was born in 1747 in South Carolina.  He served three years under Capt. Samuel Wise and Capt. John Carraway Smith, with Col. William Thompson.  He was a lieutenant and was in the battle of Sullivan Island.  He removed to Tennessee and from there to Bond county, Illinois, where he died.  He was pensioned.

     JAMES LONG served from Virginia.  Coming to Illinois, he settled in Bond county, where he died and is buried in the Smith graveyard.  "Virginia Records."

     JOSEPH McADAMS was born in York county, Pennsylvania, in 1759.  He enlisted from Hawfield, Orange county, North Carolina, serving under Col. John Armstrong, Col. William O'Neale and Col. Robert Melone.  He was also a pilot under Col. Lee.  He was in the battles of Stono, Hillsborough and Holt's Race Paths.  He came to Bond county, Illinois, where he died, and is buried six miles south of Greenville, in what is known as the "Camp Ground." He was pensioned.

     JACOB NEER was from New York, where he served in the Eighth Albany County Militia under Col. Robert Van Rensselaer.  He came to Bond county, Illinois, where he died, and is buried in the Smith graveyard, three miles southwest of Greenville.  "New York in the Revolution."

     WILLIAMSON PLANT was born in Louisa county, Virginia, in 17963.  He early enlisted in the Fifth Regiment, serving under Capt. Richard Clough in the Virginia troops.  He again enlisted in the militia, serving at various times until the close of the war.  He came to Bond county, Illinois, where he died in 1830, and is buried in the old graveyard in Pocahontas.  "Virginia Records."

     HEZEKIAH ROWE was born in South Carolina June 17, 1759.  He served in the South Carolina troops.  He came to Bond county, Illinois, and died there in 1835.  He was pensioned.
     THOMAS WHITE was from Pennsylvania, where he served as lieutenant in Col. Bull's regiment of flying troops.  He was in Capt. William Armstrong's company; was taken prisoner Nov. 16, 1776, and carried to New York, where he endured great suffering.  He escaped June 27, 1777, and again enlisted in Col. William Montgomery's regiment.  He came to Bond county, Illinois, and died there; is buried near Greenville.  "Pennsylvania Archives."

 

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