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JOHN DUKE




Born: June 25, 1756 England

Died: April 9, 1841, Johnson County, Indiana

Burial: Shiloh Cemetery, east of Waverly, Indiana

Service: Enlisted as a private in Capt Charles CRAIG'S Co, 1st Penn Line,
Col Edward HAND, MAy 5, 1776.

Was in battles of Brandywine, Trenton, Princeton, Fort Washington and White Plains

Name is recorded among pri in Penn invalid Regt at Philadelphia Oct and Nov 1777, Sept 12, 1778 he reenlisted to serve under Capt John PEARSON at Philadelphia, Col Walter STEWART'S 2nd Regt, Col Richard BUTLER'S 9th Regt.

Proof: Penn Archives, series two Vol 10 and 11 and series three vol 23
Pension W 9841
Married: Sally McNEAL, 1789 - Born about 1770 died ca 1844

Children:

Hugh: married Pailine WHITE

George: Born Oct 8, 1796 - died May 5 1872 buried same cemetery as patriot
married Mary Brummond

John: Born July 16, 1800 - married Judith HUMPHRIE

William: Jan 8, 1802 married Nancy GLASSBURN

James

Robert

Mary: married George BRUNNEMAR

Elizabeth: married Daniel ETTER

Washington: Born MArch 5, 1814 married Rosanna ETTER

a daughter: married Robert Branch

Family and Military information was collected by Mrs I E TRANTER, Franklin, Indiana

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


Directions: Shiloh Cemetery

Located in Section 36 of Harrison Township, Morgan County east of Waverly, Indiana near Banta, Indianaa and near the Johnson County line.

The cemetery is located 1.5 miles from State Hwy 37 - junction to Waverly, Indiana
It is 2.4 miles east of Waverly across State Highway 37. Follow the hard surface road and turn left at the "T", then go east a short distance (about 3rd turnoff), turn right aand go about 1/10 mile and cemetery is on the left several feet from the road. The cemetery is being kept up.

On the Revolutionary War Veterans buried in Morgan Co, Indiana, it shows three more veterans burtied there, who are George Brunnemer, Jacob Dillman and John Williams. No identifiable stones could be found for these veterans.

Directions and Photos courtesy of Edward Hitchcock, member of the Daniel Guthrie Chapter SAR, Bedford, Indiana.

Indiana War Graves Index

Daniel Guthrie Chapter SAR, Bedford, Indiana