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Pvt John Benton

  • Birth 4 Aug 1786 Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 29 Nov 1868 East Freedom, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Newry, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 116516552

BENTON, JOHN Served as a Private in Captain Jacob Marshall's Company, under
Lieutenant Colonel Jeremiah Shappel, Pennsylvania Militia, from the 1st of September, 1814, until the 4th of December, 1814, at two dollars a month.

Born in Berks County, the 4th of August, 1786; married Eve Conser in 1825; died
at East Freedom, Blair County the 29th of November, 1868; and buried in Lutheran
Cemetery at Newry. Widow resided at Tyrone in 1879.

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Source:

FLOYD G. HOENSTINE

"MILITARY SERVICES AND GENEALOGICAL RECORDS OF SOLDIERS OF BLAIR COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA"

HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA, 1940. p. 88


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  • Created by: Donald Coho
  • Added: 3 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 116516552
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt John Benton (4 Aug 1786–29 Nov 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116516552, citing Newry Lutheran Cemetery, Newry, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Donald Coho (contributor 47638302) .