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ELIJAH BOSTON



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Died:

Burial: Believe to be in Fall Creek Cemetery. "A stone marks the grave of Jesse Boston [brother] in the old Falls Cemetery. Near it are several graves in what appears to be the early family plat. Elijah Boston does not have a legible marker."

Madison County, Indiana.

Service: Maryland

Proof: "Elijah Boston was born in Maryland. He engaged in mercantile pursuits prior to the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Elijah enlisted in the American forces and became an officer in a Maryland regiment. His record of service is certified in the Margaret Water's DAR Supplement.

"Several members of the family, including Elijah and a brother Jesse, settled near Pendleton early in the 1830's. An entry in the county records shows Elijah Boston owned land in section 9 of Fall Creek Township [Madison County].

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Information and Photo courtesy of Melody & Tom Hull, Madison County, Indiana

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THIS PATRIOT
I'D APPRECIATE HEARING FROM YOU.Stephen D Franklin

Directions: Falls Cemetery (now old part of Grovelawn)--south of I 69 on E side of Pendleton Ave., S of Co. Rd. 600S. The unmarked graves of Elijah Boston, Philip Hobaugh, William Wall are in this old part.

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