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Subject: RE: [OHJACKSO-L] Revolutionary War vets buried in Jackson Co.
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2005 13:28:45 -0500
Thanks Tom. I have the Bowman book here at home and I have made copies of the the original grave registration cards of all Civil War & Revolutionary war vets that are located in the courthouse.
---- Thomas McKenna <> wrote:
> In your search for Rev.War and Civil war vets have you made use of:
> Jackson County, Ohio, Military Veteran Burials. From the Revolutionary
> War to 1984. Compiled by Thomas W. Bowman, Wellston, OH 45692.
> From inspecting the entries, it appears that the author obtained the
> Civil War service records of the vets. Perhaps he still has them.
> Tom McKenna
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> Subject: [OHJACKSO-L] Revolutionary War vets buried in Jackson Co.
> Can somone shed some light on what became of the local John James
> chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution? I do not see it on
> the the DAR website. Has it been dissolved in recent years and combined
> into another local area chapter?
> Years ago, the Jackson county chapter of the DAR "identified" the graves
> of 31 Rev War vets here and there is mention of their names in the 1991
> book (175th anniversary of the county) that the Jackson county
> genealogical society published. The JCOGS chapter, in 1986, had
> published an article or two in the Jackson newspaper, asking for more
> help in identifying Rev War vets buried here. What was the result of
> that effort? I have found 28 grave registration cards for Revolutionary
> War vets and would like to "compare notes".
> The very first Rev War vet's gravesite that I visited recently (Thomas
> Oliver 1763-1844), is unacknowledged in any way (no SAR or DAR flag
> holder or VA stone). It was a chore just locating it in such a small
> cemetary (Mt. Zion). Which begs the question, what's the condition of
> the other Patriot graves that I plan to visit soon?
> As an SAR member, my goal is to see to it that these American patriots
> final resting places are acknowledged, but I certainly don't want to
> duplicate effort that may be already being pursued by another group or
> individual. Can someone enlighten me? Thanks!
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