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 Robert Newman

Robert Newman

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 26 May 1804 (aged 52)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Along the westerly fence overlooking the wall at Snowhill Street
Memorial ID 6077 · View Source
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A sexton at the Old North Church, Mr. Newman hung the two lanterns in its belfry to warn Patriots that the British were about to descend upon Lexington by sea.


Inscription

Here Rests
The Patroit Who Hvng The Signal Lanterns
In The Chvrch Tower, April 13, 1775


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Aug 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6077
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Newman (20 Mar 1752–26 May 1804), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6077, citing Copp's Hill Burying Ground, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .