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Ringoes in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cornet Francis Geary

To The Memory Of

 
 
Cornet Francis Geary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 17, 2010
1. Cornet Francis Geary Marker
Inscription. 16 (The Queen's) Light Dragoons
Born 1752
Killed in action here in the service of King George III
December 14, 1776
Eldest son of Admiral Sir Francis Geary Baronet
Erected in 1907 by his great nephew
Sir William Nevill M. Geary Baronet
 
Erected 1907.
 
Location. 40° 27.37′ N, 74° 51.379′ W. Marker is in Ringoes, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker can be reached from Garey's Ridge Road. Click for map. This marker is located at the end of a footpath that is accessible from Geary's Ridge Road. The entrance to the footpath is shown in photo #3. Marker is in this post office area: Ringoes NJ 08551, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amwell Skirmish (here, next to this marker); Amwell Militia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Flemington Raid (approx. 0.2 miles away); Coronet Geary Trail (approx. half a mile away); United First Presbyterian Church of Amwell (approx. one mile away); Amwell Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Servis - Quick Family Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Black River and Western Railroad (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ringoes.
 
Related markers.
Cornet Francis Geary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 17, 2010
2. Cornet Francis Geary Marker
along with Amwell Skirmish marker
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Additional Information - The ambush of Geary's Dragoons. (Submitted on March 9, 2011, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Entarnce To The Footpath Leading To The Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 17, 2010
3. Entarnce To The Footpath Leading To The Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 871 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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