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 William Roark

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William Roark

  • Birth 6 Jun 1760 Ireland
  • Death 4 Mar 1841 Gallatin County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Cottage Grove, Saline County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 5721883

Source: "Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials", 1917:
Was born in New Jersey, June, 1760. He served in the war four different times eight months until 1782. He was under Capt. John Fleet, Mark Thompson, John Maxfield, and Michael Catt. He served under Gen. George Rogers Clark, was taken prisoner, carried to Detroit and Canada, was paroled in 1783. He came to Gallatin county, Illinois, but died in Saline county, March 4, 1841 (Note: Saline County was once part of Gallatin County).
He was pensioned.


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  • Created by: Cheri Carr-Courson
  • Added: 28 Aug 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5721883
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Roark (6 Jun 1760–4 Mar 1841), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5721883, citing Cottage Grove Cemetery, Cottage Grove, Saline County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Cheri Carr-Courson (contributor 46487520) .