|Death: ||Jun. 21, 1878|
Served in the War of 1812 from February 28, 1813 thru February 20, 1816-----he served as a musician in Captain Joseph Flanders' Company of Volunteers.
(His father, Abner, was a veteran of the Revolutionary War.) Went to settle IL 1820s, post-War 1812. Illinois State Legistature Representative elected 1842.
Gallatin Co., IL Newspapers--July, 1878:
On the 21st ult. at the residence of Lewis Purcil, near Equality, Abner Flanders died, aged 88 years and 1 month. He was born in the State of New Hampshire, May 22, 1790.
He was in the War of 1812 and received wounds that disabled him for life. At the close of the war he moved to N.Y. where he married Miss Deborah Hill. After spending a portion of his life in N.Y. he emigrated to White County, Ill., where he resided for a short time, thence he removed to Gallatin County to spend the remainder of his days. Elected to the State Legislature in 1842, he was an active member of the C.P. Church. He was the oldest man in the county."
Children of Abner and Deborah Hill Flanders not linked:
John c1820 Tioga NY-1841 Gallatin Co IL m Malentna Hargrave
Sarah c1820 NY-1875 Gallatin IL m Randall Wm Davenport 1842 Gallatin I
George W 1821-1861 m 1.Elizabeth Proctor 1845 2.Martha Purcell 1860
Nancy Jane 1824-1910 m Simon K Gibson 1844 Gallatin IL
Mary Elizabeth 1833-1921 bur Equality Cem m Lewis Purcell
Chandler 1835-unk m Louisa Holeman 1856 Gallatin IL
Deborah Hill Flanders (1794 - ____)*
Cynthia Ann Hargrave (____ - 1855)*
Charles G. Flanders (1828 - 1879)*
Equality Village Cemetery
Created by: Bev
Record added: Oct 14, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11997297