American Revolution Soldiers Buried in
Woodford County, Illinois

Edward F. Fitzpatrick
Born 1760 in Ireland
Died November 21, 1834 in McLean County, Illinois
Buried in Carroll Cemetery in Greene Twp, Woodford County; Private Headstone
Married February 13, 1798 in Iredell County, North Carolina
Spouse:  Polly McLeod
Residences:  He moved from Rowan County, North Carolina to Tennessee, and from there to McLean County, Illinois, in 1832 (now Woodford).
Service:  Private; North Carolina.  He served as a Private in Capt. John Armstrong's Company, North Carolina troops.
Pension:  Illinois Pension Roll, McLean County, December 12, 1833, age 74.  Patrick, Edward (or Edmund Fitzpatrick); N.C. Polly F. W1988.  Her application, October 20, 1849, Woodford County, age 78, a resident of Tazewell County.
Marker:  The grave is marked by a tablet placed by Peoria Chapter DAR.

Bazel Meek
Born March 7, 1763 in Virginia
Died January 12, 1844
Buried in Olio Cemetery, near Eureka. Private Headstone
Spouse:  Eleanor Roberts
Residences:  He came to Illinois in 1832, settling in what is now Woodford County.
Service:  Private; Virginia.  He served from August to October, 1777 in Capt. Hugh Stevenson's Company.
Pension:  S15521 (Va); Pension Census, Tazewell County, Illinois, June 1, 1840, age 79
Marker:  His grave was marked by the Peoria Chapter DAR and the Historical Society of Woodford County.

Charles Moore
Born January 11, 1763 in Hanover County, Virginia
Died September 19, 1839
Buried:  Probably buried in Woodford County (Separated from McLean County in 1841)
Spouse:  Martha Cunningham
Residences:  He came to Illinois in 1823, settling near Buffalo Hart Grove in Sangamon County, but moved to McLean County, now Woodford County.  While going to draw his pension the stage upset and he died from the injuries.
Service:  Private:  North Carolina.  He enlisted from Salisbury District, Rowan County, North Carolina, serving three months in Capt. James Craig's Company, Major Montforance's Regiment; three months in Capt. Benjamin Smith's Company, Col. Matthew Brandon's REgiment; six months in Capt. Robert Gladsby's Company.  He was in the battle of King's Mountain.
Pension:  Illinois pension roll, McLean County, March 15, 1834, age 70.  Martha W24005 (NC)

Constantine O'Neill
Born in 1753
Died September 16, 1834
Buried:  Woodford County, Illinois
Spouse:  Catherine Shepard
Service:  Private:  Pennsylvania.  He enlisted October 2, 1781 from Bethlehem Township in Capt. Thomas Parkeson's Company, Col. Thomas Clarke's Regiment, Pennsylvania troops.
Pension:  Catharine W5446 (Penn).  His widow, Catharine, applied for a pension after 1836.  Residence Metamora, Woodford County, when pension claim rejected (Act July 7, 1838)  "Defective proof of marriage."

John Price
Died at Eureka, Woodford County
Service:  Soldier: Virginia

Source:  Soldiers of the American Revolution, Buried in Illinois, by Illinois State Genealogy Society, 1975.

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