JOHN BUSKIRK / VANBUSKIRK
Born: Sept 26, 1767 Frederick County,Maryland
Died: Dec 1, 1840 Greene Co., Indiana.
Buried in McIntosh/Light/Buskirk Cemetery, Highland Township, Greene County, IN
Service: Lieut under Capt Jonathan CLARK and Col MUHLENBERG in Va Militia
against LORD DUNSMORE when he robbed Magazine in Williamsburg
Served under Lt Abram BIRD and Col NETHERTON in VA Militia
Proof: Dept of Int. Rev & 1812 War Depts
Pension: S 32145
Married: in 1782 Mary LITTLE
George Abram: Born 1783 married Mary A BOSWELL
John Little: married Elizabeth YOUNG
Hester/Esther: Born 1787 married John MARTIN
Hannah: Born April 16, 1796 married John COCHRAN
Alfred: married Jan 13, 1822 Lithia DAYHOFF
Isaac: marrid Jan 1817 Patience STILLWELL
Mary: married Elliott VEECH
Directions: McIntosh/Light/Buskirk Cemetery
Is located in Section 5 of Highland Twsp, in the bottom of the westfork of the White River near the Greene/Owen County Line. It is located on dead end County Rd CR950E on the farm owned by Carter Fortune.
This cemetery is located near the Farmer's Ferry which was used for a long number of years until it discontinued by the county in 1989 and sold to a private firm.
Pictures and directions provided by Edward Hitchcock and James Arnold of the Daniel Guthrie SAR Chapter on APril 30, 2003. We want to thank Mr HArold McIntosh, Sr for driving us from his home to the cemetery and back. Mr McIntosh lives a short distance from the cemetery. Please contact Mr Carter Fortune (Phone) 812-876-9400 to get permission to have access to the cemetery.
Indiana War Graves Index - Daniel Guthrie Chapter SAR, Bedford, Indiana SAR