American Revolutionary War soldier Samuel Pavey was born in Accomack County, Virginia, in 1763. He was a member of the Virginia Militia. Samuel and his wife Hethy were among the early settlers to Fall Creek Township. While Hethy died in 1838, Samuel lived to be eighty-eight years old and died in 1851. He applied for his pension in 1835 when he was seventy-two. He is listed in Margaret Water's Supplement to the DAR Index of Patriots, and his stone is still quite legible. His marker was reset with the Crosley family's.
Born: 1763, Accomack Co., Virginia
Died: Aug, 1851 aged 88 years
Burial: Old Crosley Cemetery, locatedjust North of Reformatory Road.
Service: Virginia MIlitia
Proof: List in Margaret Waters Supplement. Pension application was made in 1835 at age of 72. They were early settlers in the eastern part of Fall Creek Township, Madison County, IN.
Married: Hethy - died Aug 1838, buried same cemetery
ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THIS PATRIOT
I'D APPRECIATE HEARING FROM YOU.Stephen D Franklin
The thirteen included on our web site Pioneers Cemeteries and Their Stories, Madison County, Indiana.
were initially researched by Madison County historian Raymond Davis.
Crosley Cemetery, Fall Creek Township
Directions: Crosley Cemetery, Pendleton-- N side of Reformatory Rd., down lane, between 650W and Pendleton Reformatory. Samuel Pavey, headstone.
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