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Revolutionary War

Veterans Buried in Bond County

HUBBARD, PETER was a native of South Carolina, born about 1747. He served three years under Captains Samuel Wise and John Carraway Smith, with Colonel William Thompson. He served at various times until the close of the war. He was made lieutenant, and was in the battle of Sullivan's Island. He removed to Tennessee, and from there to Bond County, Illinois, where he died. ("Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials", 1917)

JOHNSON, CHARLES was born in North Carolina in 1757. After the outbreak of the war, he joined the State militia and participated in the battles of Cowpens and Guilford Court House. In 1817 he became a resident of Illinois Territory, settling in Bond County. He died in 1821 and is buried in the Old Grace cemetery, near the village of Pocahontas. His grave is marked by a United States tombstone, upon which is engraved his military service. [Note: Alternate info: Buried in Sugg Cemetery in Greenville. (source: Genealogical Records, Illinois Society DAR, 1939, compiled by Mrs. Edward J. Filbey)

McADAMS, JOSEPH was born in York County, Pennsylvania, in 1759. He enlisted from Hawfield, Orange County, North Carolina, serving under Colonels Armstrong, William O'Neale, and Robert Melone, also with Captain Carrington and Captain Hodge; he was also a pilot under Colonel Lee; was in the battles of Stono, Hillsborough and Holts' Race Paths. Joseph McAdams came to Illinois with William McAdams, who lived in Madison County, and who was also a Revolutionary soldier. Joseph McAdams lived to be very aged, dying in Bond County. ("Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials", 1917)

PLANT, WILLIAMSON was a native of Virginia; was born in the county of Louisa in 1763. He early enlisted in the war in the Fifth Regiment, under Captain Richard Clough in the Virginia line of troops. He again enlisted in the militia, serving at various times until the close of the war. He came to Illinois, settling in Bond County in the town of Pocahontas, where he died in 1830, and is buried in the old grave-yard there. ("Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials", 1917)

ROW, HEZEKIAH 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. ("Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials", 1917)

WHITE, THOMAS - 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 November 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. ("Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials", 1917)

Extracted 19 May 2017 by Norma Hass from the Illinois Society Sons of the American Revolution website.

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