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Thomas Fleming
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Birth: Oct. 23, 1753
Death: Mar. 4, 1829

REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIER. PVT. 1 REGT. MORRIS COUTNY N.J. TROOPS

Thomas Fleming, born at Bethlehem, October 24 1753 and baptized in that church, as the records show, and resided there with his father until the family moved to Vienna, when he moved with them and operated the farm with his brother James. He lived there all his life, a large landowner and influential farmer in what is now town of Hope and Independence. He was an ardent Presbyterian and an Elder in the Hackettstown Presbyterian church. He was one of the first Elders and his sons and grandsons have been since.

While Thomas lived in Bethlehem, in Hunterdon County, N. J., he entered the war of the Revolution and was with Washington at the crossing of the Delaware. In 1817 Thomas as a member of Hackettstown Presbyterian church paid $13.00 for his "seat" and in 1818 he paid $5.00 on salary and 1819 the same, In 1820 he paid $7.00 on "salary due last year." He died March 4th 1829, at 75 years of age and was buried in the Presbyterian churchyard at Danville, Warren County, N. J. The inscription on his tombstone reads: "Here lies the remains of a soldier of the Revolution, one of the heroic band who with Washington crossed the Delaware on the 25th of December, 1776, and conquered the British and Hessians at the battle of Trenton."

(Publius V. Lawson., Family genealogy: Baird, Blair, Butler, Cook, Childs, Clark, Cole, Crane, De Kruyft, Edwards, Finney, Fleming...)


 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Fleming (____ - 1784)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Hayes Fleming (1759 - 1838)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Fleming (1785 - 1826)*
  John Hayes Fleming (1789 - 1871)*
  Aaron Fleming (1797 - 1832)*
  Moses Hayes Fleming (1797 - 1870)*
  James Fleming (1803 - 1882)*
 
 Sibling:
  Thomas Fleming (1753 - 1829)
  James Fleming (1754 - 1840)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Here lies the remains of a soldier of the Revolution, one of the heroic, band who with Washington crossed the Delaware on the 25th of December, 1776, and conquered the British and Hessians at Trenton
 
Burial:
Danville Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Great Meadows
Warren County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Donna
Originally Created by: Frederich Otto (Inactive...
Record added: Aug 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15409991
Thomas Fleming
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- TAYLOR
 Added: Apr. 28, 2013
May GOD Bless you and your families as you so have blessed these UNITED STATES of North America !Thank you for your service! SAR/DAR for FREE American(s) !
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Apr. 26, 2013
This is so cool. This is my husband's 7th generation back grandfather.
- Lindsey
 Added: Feb. 16, 2012
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