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Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Dupage County, Illinois

Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Illinois by Mrs. Harriet J. Walker, Reprinted for the web.

In the preparation of this work, every effort has been made to obtain the records of these soldiers, to verify them, and to ascertain their places of burial. This has been accomplished in various ways, by ascertaining the names of all who were pensioned and where the application was made. This does not always locate the burial place owing to the changing of the boundary lines of the counties of the state, making it necessary to obtain from the U. S. Treasury department the time and place of payment of the last pension.

Revolutionary War Graves of Soldiers Buried in Dupage County Illinois:

PARKER CHASE was a native of Connecticut. He served in the Revolutionary War, enlisting April 20, 1775, serving as a "Minute Man" in Capt. Thomas Noyes' company; also serving for thirteen weeks in Capt. Ezra Lunts' company, with Col. Moses Little's Seventeenth Regiment; again serving in Capt. Robt. Dodge's company, in Col. Ebenezer Travis' regiment; again enlisting with Capt. Jacob Powers and Capt. Stephen Jenkins, with Col. Jacob Gerrish, from Suffield and Essex counties, Connecticut. After the war Parker Chase came to Illinois, locating in Du Page county, where he died. He was pensioned.

JOHN DUDLEY was a native of New Hampshire, where he enlisted in Capt. Samuel Ashley's company in 1777, serving one month and two days, from September 21 to October 23. He came west from Claremont, New Hampshire, settling in Crawford county, and went from there to Du Page county, Illinois, where he died. He served as a justice in the county. He was pensioned.

THOMAS MATTESON was born in West Greenwich, Newport county, Rhode Island, in 1756. He enlisted June 8, 1776, with Lieut. George Tennant and Col. Nathan Brown. After the war he removed to Ashtabula county, Ohio, and from there came to Du Page county, Illinois. He lived to a great age and died in the county after 1840. He was pensioned.

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