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Revolutionary War Soldiers

SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

INDIANA SOCIETY

 

 

BENJAMIN BUCKMAN

Buried in Fairview Cemetery, New Albany, Indiana

 

PHOTO GOES HERE

 

Directions to and inside this cemtery:

Fairview Cemetery has Eighth St on one side, but the entrance is on Culbertson Avenue. Inside the cemetery the streets are named makinging it easier to locate the grave sites.

 

Benjamin Buckman 's grave is located inside the cemetery by taking Sixth Street , turn right on Laurel Avenue, turn left on Circle Avenue:

Circle Avenue will "T" out on Main Avenue. At this point you are right by THREE Revolutionary War Soldiers

 

 

X= Joshua Fowler (3-4 rows toward 7th Side of Cemetery from Scribner Stones)

X=SCRIBNER FAMILY STONES

X= Richard Lord Jones (lies right next to Main Avenue (four raised flat top graves together)

____________Main Avenue_________________________________________________________

+ X =Benjamin Buckman

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+ Plus sign =Circle Avenue

___________Laurel Ave___________________________

 

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v V=Sixth St inside the Cemetery

 

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The following information was collected by Mrs. V.R. Conner, New Albany and by Miss Grace Sloan, 1919 Graybrook Lane New Albany and from an ancestor paper of grandaughter of the soldier.

 

Born: April 16, 1759 Hadley, Massachusetts

Service: Sargeant In Mass. Line Was a prisoner at Quebec for 6 months and was with Washington when he crossed the Delaware.

 

Proof - Pension record; Indiana Magazine of History Volumne III, page 15; Vol 1 Page 139; and Indiana SAR Records.

Died Oct 1, 1842 buried in Fairview Cemetery, New Albany, Indiana

Married -

1st - Esther BROWN , May 18, 1791, who was born Feb 12, 1776, died age 24, Had one son named Benjamin (War of 1812)

2nd - Eunice JUDD MATHERS , she died April 20, 1850, age 92

Children:

Capt Ruben Clark BUCKMAN born 1806

Samuel

Harriett

Elmira

Julia Ann, married William S BULL