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War of 1812 & Black Hawk War
War of 1812

The soldiers of the War of 1812 who came to Jersey County and are buried here are as follows:
James H. Wedding
John Brown
Philip Grimes
Francis Colean
Henry Babcock
Horatio N. Belt
Jesse Watson
Aaron Trabue
Richard C. Fuller
Col. Josiah Askew
Nathan Gowin

Black Hawk War

Those who later lived in Jersey County and are buried here, who served in the Black Hawk War were as follows:
Brig. Gen. James Sample
Robert Latham
Francis Colean
Gershom Patterson
Jonathan E. Cooper
John N. English
Jacob Lurton
G.W. Suttlemier
David Suttlemier
Jesse Watson
Thomas McDow
John R. Black
Thomas H. Chapman
Samuel C. Simmons

Contributors: Billie Trail [source #1], Ann Gowin [source #2]

Source: [History of Jersey County, Illinois 1919, Edited by Oscar B. Hamilton, President ot Jersey County Historiical Society, Published 1919 - Transcribed by Billie Trail]