Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots, Macoupin County IL

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Revolutionary Soldiers
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Pictures of the Monument in Carlinville dedicated by the Macoupin Chapter of the DAR October 19, 1981

All information in (parenthesis) came from a loose sheet found at the county archives
If you know of other Revolutionary War veterans buried in Macoupin County IL, please contact the county coordinator.

Pvt Samuel BROWN VA (He came to IL and lived in Morgan Co but died in Macoupin County)

Robert BUSHBY/BUSBY VA (He was born in Hanover County VA. July 1759. He served in the VA Troops and was pensioned for his services. Moved to Morgan County but died in Macoupin County 1839. The place of his burial is unknown.
ISHS Journal Vol VII, Apr 1914 to Jan 1915, p 97)



William GATV


Pvt Huriah GILMORE VA Pension Application and Family Data

Philip HUPP

Patriot William KIRK VA*see below


Benjamin MADDOX

(John MAYFIELD came from Warren County North Carolina where he served in the car. He came to Macoupin County.)

Sgt Thomas MOORE VA (was born in VA January 24, 1760. He served under Capt. Peter May and Col. John Glenn. He moved to KY and in 1831 came to Macoupin County Illinois where he died and is buried on the land entered by him and his brother. He is buried in Moore Cemetery.
ISHS Journal Vol VII, Apr 1914 to Jan 1915, p 97 )

ISHS Journal Vol VII, Apr 1914 to Jan 1915, p 97-98 - Was born about 1762, he enlisted early in the service. We copy an extract from his affidavit made in the year 1847; "I entered the service of the United States under the following named officers and servedd as herein stated under Captain Nettles, and immediately joined General Marion's army. I was at the battle of Eutaw Springs, and was in North Carolina in what was called the 'truce land', and was engaged in scouting parties against the tories. I was not discharged from the servicce until after military operations had ceased." After the war, he removed to Kentucky, and later to Illinois, in Macoupin County, where he died October 6, 1849. He lies buried in the cemetery near Chesterfield. A few years since the members of the family erected a monument to the memory of this Revolutionary hero.

Pvt Joshua A RICHARDSON VA (Born in VA Dec. 19, 1762. He served with the VA Troops. Came to Macoupin County and died there March 1844
, ISHS Journal Vol VII, Apr 1914 to Jan 1915, p 97)

Pvt John ROBINSON NC (Served in the war in NC as a musician in the 10th Reg. under Capt. Thos. Evans. Died in Macoupin County)



*More information provided by Stan Jacobs from a brochure titled "Soldiers of the American Revolution Buried in Illinois, A Bicentennial Project of the Illinois State Genealogical Society, 1976."
William KIRK, Born 1754 in Virginia, Died 1837, Buried Scottsville Cemetery, Scottsville, Macoupin County, Illinois. Spouse: Agnes. Service: Patriotic Service: Virginia. He was a Gunsmith detailed to make muskets at Harpers Ferry in Col. Baylor's Light Horse Cavalry. Sources: DAR, HS, PI

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