John McDonald

Enlisted: Unknown Buried: Franklin Mills Cemetery, Franklin Twp. Of Note: Bedford County, Virginia, Colonel Merryweather’s Regiment Pictures: One Two [...]

Peter Gearhart

Enlisted: Unknown Buried: Spring Creek Cemetery (Now inside the confines of the Iowa Ordinance Plant)near Burlington, Ia. No public access without appointment & approval Of Note: Pvt. 4th class, 3rd Company Worcester Twp., Philadelphia County, Pa. Pictures: One [...]

Isaac Mason Sr.

Enlisted: Unknown Buried: What was known as Macy’s Mound Cemetery in Drakesville, Ia. Of Note: Served in Revolutionary War & War of 1812 Pictures: One Two [...]

John Lepper

Enlisted: Unknown, New York Buried: Plot in the woods N. of Dewitt, Iowa Section 1 Twp. 81 N. of Range 3 east of Dewitt Twp. Of Note: Enlisted at 15 years old in New York Pictures: One [...]

Peter Holms

Enlisted: Nothing is known of his service in the American Revolution. He appears in the 1850 Iowa Census as a Soldier of the Revolution, living with the family of Samuel Holms in Mallory Township, Clayton County, Iowa.   Died: After 1850, buried in Goshen Cemetery, Millville Township, Clayton County, Iowa. Memorial marker was placed on the gravesite by Mary Knight Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, Strawberry Point, Iowa, and dedicated 1 October 1972.   Narrative: Peter Holms was born in New York State and probably traveled west with a son, Samuel, where he appears in the 1850 Iowa Census. If this is true, he left New York before 1834 and was living in Michigan. He was living in Illinois in 1841 and was in Iowa Territory by 1844. The Peter Holmes whose service record can be found in records of Daughters of the American Revolution was born in 1720 and died in 1799, so could have been the father of the man of that name who came to Iowa. There are several men with the name Peter Holms/Holmes in the New York censuses of 1790, 1800, and 1810. The Revolutionary War soldier buried in Iowa could be the [...]
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