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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





Children:

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

Joseph:

Alfred: married Jan 13, 1822 Lithia DAYHOFF

Isaac: marrid Jan 1817 Patience STILLWELL

Mary: married Elliott VEECH

Michael:

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