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Revolutionary Soldier Markers

John Britton's gravesite

Revolutionary War soldier John Britton's gravesite marker was rededicated in a beautiful ceremony on 11 June 2006, at Horton Cemetery, on Gale Road, in Atlas township, Goodrich, Michigan. John Britton was born in NY, in 1755, and died in Atlas, MI, on 20 May 1846. His brother William is buried in the same cemetery. Click the photo for a larger image.
   
Revolutionary War soldier William Britton's gravesite was marked by the Genesee Chapter on 22 September 1939.  A grave stone was obtained by our chapter from the Veteran's Administration and placed in June 2006. He was born in 1749 and died in 1844. His brother John is also buried in Horton Cemetery, on Gale Road, in Atlas township, Goodrich, Michigan.  Click the photo for a larger image.

William Britton's gravesite marker

   

Donaldson Altamont Gravesite

Revolutionary War soldier Altamont Donaldson Sr. is buried at Fenton, Genesee County. Genesee Chapter marked his gravesite in 1915. He was born in 1763 and died in 1847 in Genesee County. Click the photo for another image of the older gravesite marker.
   
Revolutionary War soldier Charles Stewart is buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Flint, Genesee County, MI. Genesee Chapter marked his gravesite in 1926. He was born in 1763 and died in Genesee County, MI, in 1837. Click the photo for a larger image.

Charles Stewart gravesite

   

Peter Woodin's gravesite

Revolutionary War Lieutenant Peter Woodin is buried in Swartz Creek Cemetery, Genesee County Flint, MI. Genesee Chapter marked his gravesite in 1926. He was born in 1760 and died in Genesee County, MI, in 1854. Click the photo for a larger image.
   
 In 1972, "Heritage Day," was observed by marking the grave of Revolutionary War soldier George Carpenter at the Goodrich Cemetery.  Seventy-two chapter members, DAR state officers, and descendants of Mr. Carpenter attended.  He was born in 1757 and died in 1859. Served in the 2nd Regiment, New York Artillery.

George Carpenter's gravesite

   

 

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