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 John Hume

John Hume

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1840 (aged 78–79)
Indiana, USA
Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 9347710 · View Source
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Revolutionary War soldier.
At the age of 16 in 1777 he volunteered for service as a private in the Pennsylvania militia. He served five hitches which included the battle of White marsh, scouting and range duty, and helping to defend the frontiers against the Indians. His last tour of duty was in 1780

John married Mary Barnett sometime before 1790, and the couple had 10 children. After moving to Washington county in Indiana they found their way to Pike Township. John, however, remained in Washington until old age, when he moved in with his son Thomas and died at age 70.

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  • Maintained by: Diane L. Martenet
  • Originally Created by: Seth Musselman
  • Added: 21 Aug 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9347710
  • Seth Musselman
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Hume (1761–1840), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9347710, citing Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Diane L. Martenet (contributor 47291663) .