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Creation Date

3-30-2010

Description

Leon County's American Revolutionary War Marker, Tallahassee, FL.

This historical marker is located in downtown Tallahassee, Florida

The marker text reads as follows:

" Between 1832 and 1833 the following men applied in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, for federal pensions granted for their military service during the American War for Independence.

ZACHARIAH GHERKINS (1757-1845) Served as a Private with North Carolina regiments.

MOSES MUNSON (1763-1835) Joined as a Private, serving with the Connecticut State troops.

RHESA OLIVER (1756-1841) Served as a Private with North Carolina regiments.

JOSEPH SINGLETARY (1761-1844) Served as a Private with North Carolina regiments.

Buried in the Strickland-Ferrell Cemetery is another Revolutionary War soldier associated with Leon County. ANSELL FERRELL (1762-1846) Served as a soldier with the North Carolina militia."

Sponsored or placed by: Florida State Daughters of the American Revolution.

Latitude, Longitude

30.43765833, -84.27803333

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Leon County's American Revolutionary War Marker; Leon County's American Revolutionary War; Federal pensions; Leon County (Fl.); Tallahassee (Fl.); Historical markers --- Florida --- Tallahassee.

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