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ABEL, ROSWELL - b. July 23, 1785, Shraon Mt., Litchfield Co., CT. Enlisted at Granville Washington Co., NY. Died in Rochester. ADAMS, JAMES - b. Jan. 24, 1763, Hartford CT; enlisted at Oswego, NY. Died August 11,1843, Springfield. ARCHER, WILLIAM - b. July 30, 1793, NC. Enlisted from TN or Madison Co., IL. Died August 31, 1867, Curran Twp. BAKER, JAMES - b. July 1788, Bourbon Co. KY. Died Feb. 14, 1869. Enlisted either in Nicholas or Bourbon Counties. Buried in Rochester Cemetery. BAKER, JACOB - b. August 9, 1790, Bourbon Co., KY. Died May 18, 1872, buried in Rochester Cemetery. BARBRE, ELI - b. July 25, 1798, Enlisted from KY or Posey Co., IN. Died the fall of 1846, Island Grove Twp. BATES, ISAAC - b. Oct. 14, 1796, Jaffrey, Cheshire Co. NH. Enlisted in St. Lawrence Co. NY. Died April 23, 1856 in Fancy Creek Twp. BATES, OLIVER - b. Oct 14, 1796 (Twin of Isaac). Enlisted from Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co. NY. Died 1865, Farmingdale Station. BELL, ROBERT - b. March 8, 1795, Bourbon Co., KY. Killed at Illiopolis June 25, 1872. Lived four miles south of Rochester. Buried in Chicken Bristle/Grizzle Cemetery. BENHAM, JOHN T.- b. Aug. 21, 1879, Ferrisburg, Addison Co., VA. Was at the Battle of Vergennes, 1814. Died 2 1/2 miles northeast of Rochester. BEERS, PHILO- b. July 16, 1793 , Morganfield, MD. Died March 1858 at Springfield. Buried at Oak Ridge Cemetery. BERRY, REV. JOHN - b. 1786. Died 1857. Was in Battle of New Orleans and witnessed lowering of the British flag. BRIDGES, WILLIAM - b. April 28, 1787, Green Co., OH. Died March 12, 1833 at Buffalo Hart Grove. BATTERTON, AMOR - b. May 3, 1772, Louden Co., KY. Enlisted from Madison Co. or Adair Co. KY. Died Aug. 4,1835 at Salisbury. BLUE, JOHN - b. Sept. 9, 1777, SC. Enlisted from Fleming Co., KY. died 1842, Clear Lake Twp. BONE, ELIHU - b. 1795 - died 1857. Served under General Jackson. BRADFORD, JAMES M. - b. Sept. 28, 1793, Culpepper Co., VA. Enlisted from Scott Co. KY. Died March 3, 1862, Bradford. BROWN, JAMES I. (l?) - B. Oct. 20, 1786, SC. Enlisted from Union Co., KY. Died April 18, 1854, Fancy Creek Twp. Was at Battle of New Orleans. BROWN, COL. WILLIAM- b. April 19, 1779, d. Dec. 14, 1852. Buried in Berlin Cemetery. BROADWELL, JOHN - b. ___ in Hamilton Co. OH. Was private of US Infantry under Co. E. Fasset. Age of enlistment, 18, farmer. He was enrolled March 22, 1814, by Lt. Barny for the War. Was transferred to Capt. VanDalsen's Co., 15th US Infantry and present on the roll of that Co. April 30, 1815. BUTLER, NATHAN- b. Jan. 3, 1795, Adair Co.,KY. Enlisted either from Green or Adair Co., KY. Died April 4, 1842. Was at Battle of New Orleans, also a colonel in the Black Hawk War, March 1831-32. Died in Island Grove Twp. BUTLER, WILLIAM - b. Dec. 15, 1797 in Adair Co. KY. Carried important messages frm the Gov. of KY to General Harrison. He died Jan. 11, 1876. CABINESS, CAPT. JOHN M. - b. Jan. 3, 1784, died 1842. Two enlistments: As private in Capt. Warner Ellmore's Co., 9th Mounted (Simrall's) KY Volunteers, Service Aug. 22, 1813, ending Nov. 10, 1813. And, Lt. In Capt. Edward Wilburn's Co., 14th (Mitchisson's) Regt., KY Militia. Service Nov. 20, 1814, ending May 20, 1815. CALDWELL, WILLIAM - b. Dec. 15, at Nansemond Co., VA. Was Captain of a company from Jassemine Co., KY. Died August 1, 1844, in the SE part of Curran Twp. CAMPBELL, JOHN M. - b. April 10, 1794 in Uniontown, Fayette Co., PA. CAMPBELL, JOHN - b. Nov. 4, 1790, Carter Co., TN. Died Feb. 1875 5 miles W. of Chatham, served 2 enlistments until March,1815. CARTWRIGHT, PETER - b. Sept. 1, 1785 (VA?). Private in Capt. Robert Seebe's Co. of Infantry 17th Regt. (Francesco's), KY Militia. Services commenced Feb. 8, 1815, ended March 7, 1815. He died Sept. 25, 1872 and is buried in the Pleasant Plains Cemetery. This is the famous Circuit Riding Methodist Minister. CASSITY, WILLIAM (CASSIDAY)- b. 1793 in Bath Co., KY. Enlisted from Nicholas Co., KY. Died in 1844. Buried in Rochester Cemetery. Tombstone reads Cassity. CHERRY, BENJAMIN - b. June 26, 1790. Enlisted in Overton Co., TN. Died 1874 at Riverton. CLARK, ORAMEL - b. Aug. 11, 1792, Lebanon, CT. Died Sept. 9, 1863, Springfield, IL. Was a non-commissioned officer. Buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery. COATS, ABEL - b. 1787, died Aug. 9, 1874, bur, at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Was pensioned. COLBURN, ABEL - b. Sept. 20, 1790, died Oct. 2, 1851 at Loami. Enlisted at Hebron, Grafton Co., NH/. COLBURN, WILLIAM - b. June 3, 1793, died June 10, 1869 at Loami. Enlisted at Hebron, Grafton Co., NH. COLBURN, EBENEZER - b. Dec. 1, 1794, Sterling MA. Died Apr1864 at Loami. enlisted at Hebron, Grafton C. NH. COOPER, MEREDITH - b. April 7, 1792, Cooke Co., TN. Died Nov. 1, 1870, Sherman, Williams Twp., Enlisted from Smith Co., TN. CROWL, JOSEPH - b. Sept. 3, 1784, died Sept. 8, 1865. Buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Buckhart, Cooper Twp., east of Rochester. DARNEILLE, JOHN - b. June 8, 1791. Was lst Lt. and Captain from Bourbon Co. KY. Served 14 months. Died March 10, 1854, 5 miles west of Chatham. DAIGH, JAMES, - b. 1777, d. 1844, buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Buckhart. DAWSON, JOHN - b. Nov. 24, 1791, Bracken Co., KY. Was at the Battle of River Raisin. Died Nov. 12, 1850, Clear Lake Twp. DRENNAN, WILLIAM - b. April 9, 1768, Caldwell Co. KY. Died Oct. 23, 1847. Pvt. in Capt. William Taylor's (Jr.) Co., 2nd Regt (McWillie's) SC Militia. Service Oct 7, 1814 to Dec. 15, 1814, buried in Sugar Creek Cemetery. EASTON, THOMAS - b. Dec. 8, 1771. Capt. of Cavalry from Augusta, ME. On duty at Kennebec and Penobscot Rivers from the District of Mass. Died at Auburn. EDWARDS, NINIAN - Governor of Illinois 1826-1830. B. Mrch 17, 1775, died July 20, 1833. Buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield. EASLEY, DANIEL - b. Oct. 18, 1773, Stokes Co., NC. Enlisted in Caldwell Co. KY. Died Feb. 13, 1874, Ball Township. Buried in Sugar Creek Cemetery. EASLEY, WILLIAM - b. Jan. 6, 1792, died Sept. 26, 1867. Buried in Sugar Creek Cemetery. Private in Capt. Wm. Brown's Co., 4th Regt (Bogue) KY volunteers, May 26, 1812 - March 13, 1813. ECKEL, JOHN C. - b. Nov. 27, 1793, Baltimore, MD. Enlisted in Jefferson Co., TN. Died May 23, 1859 buried at Mechanicsburg. ELLIS, HENRY - b. Nov. 17, 1786, Warsaw, KY. Died June 13, 1854, in Berlin. ELLIOT, ANDREW - b. 1792, enlisted from Rutherford Co., NC. Died in Springfield Oct. 17, 1864. ENOS, ABNER - b. July 20, 1791, died March 18, 1850. Was in the American Navy under Commodore Perry, was in the battle of Lake Erie Sept. 10, 1813; was captured a few months later and spent 6 months in prison at Montreal, Canada. Buried in the Constant Cemetery at Buffalo Hart. ENOS, PASCAL P. - b. 1770 Windsor, Conn. Enlisted at Windsor VT. Died April 1832, buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery. (Typist's question re difference in states noted - because of identical town name) EWING, WILLIAM LEE D. - Governor of Illinois in 1834. B. Aug. 31, 1795, died March 25, 1846. Capt. in Lt. Col. Philil Barbour's Regt. from KY. Enlisted at Newport, KY, Sept. 1, 1813. FLETCHER, JOB - b. Nov. 11, 1793. Enlisted from Logan Co., KY. Assisted in the burying of dead after the Battle of Tippecanoe. Died Sept. 4, 1872. Buried in Sugar Creek Cemetery, Ball Twp. Served 6 mos. FORREST, DENNIS - b. Oct. 25, 1784, NC. Enlisted in Nicholas Co., KY. Died July 29, 1853 at Chatham. FUNDERBURK, DAVID - b. Jan. 9, 1795 in Orange District, SC. 3rd US Rifle Regulars. Service Aug. 15, 1814 to 1819. GARD, EPHRAIM - b. March 1776, Butler Co., OH. Capt. in 1812. Died Nov. 21, 1863 at Pleasant Plains. GARVEY, SAMUEL - b. August 31, 1794, KY. died May 1834. GEORGE, WILLIAM - b. Cabell Co., WV. Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Buckhart, Cooper Twp. GIBSON, WILLIAM - b. 1780 at Staunton, VA. Enlisted either in Fayette Co. or Boone Co. KY. Died Oct. 5, 1838 near Waverly, IL. GREENING, THOMAS - b. Nov. 19, 1796, Enlisted from Clark Co., KY. Died May 4, 1855, Loami Twp. GREGORY, JAMES - b. 1784 in New York. Died - GROVE, HENRY - b. Oct. 20, 1784, died Jan. 7, 1863. GRUBB, SAMUEL - b. May 16, 1794, Chester Co., PA. Fife Major, 1812. Died Aug. 26, 1875, Springfield. Buried in Oak Ridge. HALBERT, DR. JAMES - b. Aug. 19, 1785 Port Royal, VA. Died Nov. 5, 1858' buried - HAMPTON, JAMES F. - b. April 17, 1787, Hampton Roads, VA. Enlisted in Franklin Co. KY under Gen. Harrison. Died Sept. 15, 1853 near Illiopolis. HERNDON, ARCHER - b. Feb. 13, 1795, Greensburg, Green Co., KY. Died Jan. 3, 1867, Springfield, IL. HOUGHTON, ELIJAH - b. 1782 - died 1852. HUCKLEBERRY, HENRY - b. 1779, died March 13, 1859 at Mechanicsburg. Was at the Battle of Tippecanoe. He is said to have killed the last Indian slain in that battle. HUDSON, JOHN - b. April 25, 1795, Mecklinburg Co., VA. Enlisted at Cabell Co., WV. Service Sept. 1813 - April 1814. HUGHES, WILLIAM - Ranger, buried in Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Loami. The first white man buried in Sangamon County, 1817. HUMPHRYES, OWEN - b. May 27, 1769, died Jan., 1846. IRWIN, SAMUEL - b. June 6, 1779, Cabbaras Co., NC. Died March 6, 1745 at Richland Baptist Church Cemetery (Cartwright Twp.) IRWIN, WILLIAM - b. March 31, 1789 at Cabarras Co., NC. Died June 13, 1871. buried at the Richland Baptist Church Cemetery, Cartwright Twp. JARRETT, JONATHAN - b. July 23, 1778, Kanawka Co., VA. Died April 28, 1834 at Loami. JAYNE, DR. GERSHOM - b. Oct. 15, 1794, Orange Co., NY. Army Surgeon; died Aptril 17, 1867 at Springfield, IL. Buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery. JONES, HENRY - b. Aug. 25, 1793, Caroline Co., VA. Died Jan. 1, 1848, NW corner of Springfield Twp. Buried in McKinnie Cemetery. JONES, ROBERT - b. Sept. 25, 1790 Orange Co., NC. Enlisted at Belford Co., TN 4th TN Reg. under General Jackson for 3 months and 15 days; died May 16, 1874, Ball Township. KEYES, ISAAC - b. Jan. 11, 1790 Pickaway Co., OH. Enlisted at Fayette Co., KY. Died May 2, 1848 in Rochester. LASWELL, ANDREW - b. Feb. 1781, Louden Co., VA. Died April 11, 1853, buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Enlisted in KY and was at the Battle of New Orleans. LINDLEY, SIMON - b. Jan. 20, 1769, Orange Co. NC. Enlisted from Bond Co., IL, died August 30, 1827, Chatham. LLOYD, TARLTON - b. 1784, died 1881. Was in Battle of New Orleans, and witnessed the lowering of the British Flag. LOGAN, STEPHEN T. - b. Feb. 24, 1800. Served under Gen. Shelby. Yet only 13 years old, he issued commissions to the officers under the Governor of KY and Gen. Shelby. (See Power's History of Sangamon Co.,p. 466) LYMAN, DR. JOHN - b. April 2, 1780, New Haven Twp., VT. Enlisted at Lebanon NH and was stationed at Swanton, VT. Died Aug. 4, 1865 at Farmingdale. LYNN, JAMES - b. Feb. 24,1788. Enlisted at Russelville, KY for 18 mos. Wounded in Canada. Died March 11, 1860, at Buffalo. MC CONNELL, JAMES - b. 1769, Belfast, Ireland. Had powder mills in Belleville, NJ. Enlisted from NJ; also had mills at Madison Co.NY. Died in Springfield, IL and is buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery. MC COY, JAMES - b. July 25, 1791, Nicholas Co., KY. Service in Dragoons under Col. Dick Johnson. Died Mar. 25, 1844 in Rochester. MC ELVAINE, SAMUEL - b. Feb. 22, 1794, Adair Co., KY. Was at the Battle of New Orleans. Died April 1, 1848 at Auburn. MC KAY, LEWIS - b. 1784, was a private in Capt. Daniel Strickler's Company, Inf. 6th (Coleman's) Regiment, VA Militia. MALLORY, VALENTINE - b. Dec. 16, 1798, Paris, Bourbon Co. , KY. Was at the Battle of River Thames. Died Nov. 21, 1864 at Riverton. MASON, NOAH - b. 1782, diec Nov. 18, 1834. Private in Capt. Noah Miller's Co., Col. Ulmer's Reg. US Vol. Oct. 15, 1812 for one year Belfort District, ME. Buried in Sugar Creek Cemetery, Ball Twp. MASSIE, THOMAS - b. Dec. 26, 1759, Albemarle Co., VA. Died Aug. 19, 1833 at Curran. MATHENY, CHARLES R. - b. March 6, 1786, private in Capt. James Moore's Troop, Vol. Cavalry from St. Clair Co., IL. Service July 27, 1812 to Nov. 12, 1813. Died Springfield, IL; buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Grave marked by USD 1812. MAXEY, JAMES - b. Nov. 17, 1791, Bowling Green, KY. 2nd Lt. for 4 mos, Aug. 27, 1812 and again Aug. 25, 1813. Was Oct. 5, 1813 at the Battle of River Thames. MEACHIM, ADIN - b. March 10, 1789 Benson, Rutland Co. VT. Lt. in the 7th Reg. of IL. Died March 9, 1866 at Loami. MILLER, JACOB - b. 1789, in KY, mustered in at Winchester, KY and was at battle of Tippecanoe. Died July 27, 1862 at the northwest corner of Chatham Twp. MORGAN, DANIEL - b. Mrch 10, 1785, near Warm Springs, Hampshire Co. VA. Died Sept. 6, 1866. Buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery . Service August 1812 to March 1813. NANCE, JAMES - b. 1789, died 1842. Was private in Capt. Liberty Green's Co. Infantry, 3rd Reg. (Miller's) KY Militia. NEALE, GEN. TOM M. b. 1796, Fauquier Co., VA. Enlisted at Bowling Green, KY. Died Aug. 7, 1840 at Springfield. NEWMAN, HENRY - b. Aug. 18, 1787, Baltimore, MD. Enlisted in Knox Co., TN. Had 3 services, was with Gen. Jackson at New Orleans. Died March 20, 1861 at Springfield, OGDEN, ZACHARIAH - b. Nov. 11, 1792, Frederick City St. Mary's Co., MD. Enlisted in Washington Co. KY. Died Aug. 4, 1869. Buried in St. Bernard's Catholic Cemetery, Ball Twp. OVERSTREET, JOHN - - fought in the War of 1812 in place of his son-in-law, Elisha Hall, 4th Regiment, Virginia Militia, under Captain Henry Tabb. He went to Ohio in 1812. Came to Sangamon County, Illinois in 1827. He was born 16 Jan 1760 in Bedford County, Virginia; died 1848 Athens, Menard County, Illinois; buried in Menard County, IL; Applied for Pension for RW and War of 1812 service while in Lawrence Co., OH 9 Aug 1820 and again on 19 June 1827 when residing in what was then Sangamon County and is now Menard County, IL. He resided in VA; OH and IL PATTON, JAMES - b. March 17, 1791 at Baltimore, MD. Enlisted in Christian Co.KY, Diedin Springfield, IL. PEASE, ABRAM - b. July 22, 1791, at Martha's Vineyard, MA. Enlisted Cayuga Co. NY. Died Sept. 1, 1843, in Ball Township. PETERS, ZACHARIAH - b. Washington Co., KY (Another source states Amherst Co. VA and went to Washington Co KY with his family when he was two years old) Died Aug. 5, 1864. Buried in Hutchinson Cemetery, Springfield. PICKRELL, ABEL - b. March 14, 1782, Montgomery Co. KY. Died Jan. 3, 1862 at Lanesville. PROCTOR, SIMON L. - b. Jan. 12, 1793, Shelby Co. KY. Was at Battle of Tippecanoe. Died Sept. 19, 1845 at Cotton Hill. PULLIAM, ROBERT - b. 1776, died July 31, 1838, Slaughter's Reg. 15th KY Militia. Service Nov. 18, 1814 - May 1815. RAPE, JOHN - b. 1794, SC. Enlisted from TN. Was at Battle of New Orleans. Died Jan. 29, 1872 at New City, Cotton Hill Twp. RHEA, JAMES (RAY) - b. June 3, 1780, died Feb. 12, 1845. Private in Capt. Charles Harvey's 10th Reg (Bourbon Co.) KY Vol. Militia. Later became a Colonel. Died in Berlin Twp. ROBBINS, HIRAM - b. Dec. 26, 1793, enlisted at Vincennes, IN. Served 6 mos. Died at Barclay, Cooper Twp. Has a Black Hawk War record, also. Typist's note: Barclay is in Williams Twp., Buckhart is in Cooper Twp.) ROBISON, COL. EDWARD - b. Oct. 16, 1781, Louden Co., VA. Died May 15, 1836, Gardner Twp. Colonel in War of 1812 from Caldwell Co., KY. ROSS, JOHN - b. 1793, died 1877, Buried in Chicken Grizzle (Bristle?) Cemetery. ROSS, WILLIAM - b. Feb. 14, 1769, Cincinnati, OH. Died Nov. 18, 1832, at Round Prairie, Cooper Twp. ROYAL, THOMAS - b. 1758, Manchester, England. Died August 1834, Ball Twp. SATTLEY, ARCHIBALD - b. Oct. 8, 1794, Vergennes, VT, died March 16, 1842 at Rochester. SATTLEY, ROBERT - b. Oct. 27, 1788, Vergennes, VT. Died March 27, 1842 at Rochester. SHELTON, STEPHEN - b. 1777, NC. Enlisted in CabellCo., WV. Died Jan. 22, 1859 in Curran Twp. SHORT, JAMES - b. 1787 Green Co. KY. Served as Captain. Died 1827 at Turkey Point, 5 miles west of Chatham. SMITH, BENJAMIN - b. 1786, died 1831. Corporal in Capt. James Ford's Co, IL Militia. Col. Isaac White's 3rd Reg., Service July 15, 1811 - Aug. 8, 1811. SMITH, GREENBERRY - b. Feb. 5, 1793, died April 23, 1871 in Springfield. SMITH, JOSEPH - b. 1794, died Aug. 1862. Private in Capt. Wm. H McClellan's Co. 7th Reg. US Infantry (Col. Wm. Russell) Service Jan. 5, 1814 - to June 30, 1814. Buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery. STAFFORD, CALEB - b. June 22, 1789, at Coventry, Kent Co., RI. Enlisted in Essex, NY. Was at Battle of Plattsburg and Bouquet River. Died May 7, 1855, Rochester. STAFFORD, JEWETT - b. Jan. 13, 1795 at Coventry, Kent CO. RI. Enlisted in Essex Co. NY. Died August 12, 1862 at Rochester. STANLEY, THOMAS - b. March 23, 1790. Enlisted from Ohio. Died 1837 in Fancy Creek Township. STEWART, JAMES - b.Sept. 28, 1777, died April 16, 1872. Served as Quartermaster, Buried in Stewart Cemetry near Williamsville. Error on tablet (Stephen) STOUT, PHILEMON - b. May 15, 1785, NJ. Enlisted in Scott Co. KY. Died Jan. 31, 1846 in Ball Twp. STRODE, JOHN - b. Mrch 30, 1790, Greenbrier Co., KY. Served 3 mos. and was at the Battle of Lake Erie and the Battle of New Orleans. Had a Land Warrant, died Nov. 27, 1866 in Fancy Creek Twp; buried in Strode Cemetery. THAYER, JOSEPH - b. June 30, 1786, Amherst, MA. Served in two capacities June 12, 1814, Musician in Capt. Calvin White's Co. and as private in Capt. Edw. Vinton's Co., Inf. Died Dec. 1877 at Chatham. THORNTON, COL. WILLIAM - No information given. TODD, DR. JOHN - b. April 27, 1787, died Jan. 9, 1865 at Springfield. Served as Surgeon General of KY troops, August 14 to Oct. 14, 1812 in Lewis's Reg., KY Vol. VAN DORN, JOSEPH - b. 1790, Somerset Co., NJ. Died Aug. 30, 1845 at Curran. Served in the Light Horse Company from NJ. WATSON, ARTHUR - b. 1770, Berkley Co., VA. Went to Mason Co., KY and enlisted there. Died Sept. 29, 1829 north of Springfield. WEBB, JAMES G. - b. Feb. 3, 1792 at Winchester, Clark Co. KY. Died March 12, 1844 in Loami Twp. Served from KY and taken prisoner at the Battle of the River Raisin. YATES, HENRY - b. Oct. 29, 1786, Caroline Co., VA. Died Sept. 13, 1865 at New Berlin. Served from Gallatin Co., KY.