Hancock County ILGenWeb
Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials
in Hancock County

Name: David Baldwin was born in Dutchess county, New York, May 5, 1761.
He enlisted when a mere lad, being but fifteen years of age,
serving as private in the Third Regiment, under Col. John Field in the New York line of troops.
He was in the service ten months, from February to December. He died April 29, 1847, and is buried in Carthage. He was pensioned.

Name: Charles Bettisworth was born in Virginia in 1761.
He enlisted when only eighteen years of age, three years after the battle of Lexington,
and served until the close of the war in the Virginia line of troops.
He came to Illinois at an early date, settling in Hancock county,
where he died June 12, 1842; is buried in the Bethel cemetery. He was pensioned.

Name: Samuel Caldwell was a native of Virginia, born near Wheeling in 1749.
He served in the Virginia line of troops, being chief of scouts.
He came to Illinois after the close of the war, settling in Hancock county,
where he died in 1850 at the advanced age of 101 years.
He is buried on the Brenneman farm between Chili and Stillwell, Hancock county. He was pensioned.

Name: John Lipsie was born in 1732 and died in Hancock county in 1835, being 103 years of age.
He is buried in the Belknap cemetery. He served from Virginia. He was pensioned.

Name: Ute Perkins served in the war from South Carolina.
Coming to Illinois he lived in Hancock county, and there applied for a pension.
He had not served six months and it was not granted. "Pension Records."

Name: Richard Rose was born in 1754. He died in Hancock county, February 14, 1842, aged 88 years,
and is buried in Lot 9, Range B, in Pulaski cemetery, near Augusta.
He served in the Virginia line of troops, and was pensioned.

Name: Alexander K. Patterson was born in New York; date unknown.
He served in the Orange county militia, in the Fourth Regiment, under Col. John Hathorn.
He died in Hancock county, and is buried on the Cozard farm, south of Elvaston.
Patterson, New Jersey, was named for a son of Alexander Patterson. "New York in the Revolution."