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John Tunnicliff Jr

 
 
John Tunnicliff Jr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 14, 2011
1. John Tunnicliff Jr Marker
Inscription.
B. 1751, Derby, England, came to
America 1772; Revolutionary
Soldier; Settled here 1793;
Died 1814; Buried one Mile
South, Tunnicliff Cemetery.

 
Erected 1938 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 50.765′ N, 74° 54.946′ W. Marker is in Warren, New York, in Otsego County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Hoke Road (County Route 173), on the right when traveling east on U.S. 20. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cooperstown NY 13326, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ganowauges (approx. 3.4 miles away); French War - 1757 (approx. 3.4 miles away); Richfield Hotel (approx. 3.7 miles away); Hyde Hall (approx. 4.2 miles away); First Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Camp and Fort (approx. 4.5 miles away); General James Clinton (approx. 4.5 miles away); Hyde Hall Covered Bridge (approx. 4.7 miles away).
 
Regarding John Tunnicliff Jr. "In the year 1783 John Tunnicliff Jr came to this country from England and located at Albany as goldsmith his former employment He remained there but a few months when he purchased a farm
John Tunnicliff Jr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 14, 2011
2. John Tunnicliff Jr Marker
Corner of Hoke Road and US 20, looking west.
about one mile south of Little Lakes in the town of Warren which he continued to occupy until his death in 1814 His family consisted of seven sons and five daughters Joseph Tunnicliff of Warren is now the only surviving son His son William Tunnicliff erected a store near his father's residence where he conducted a successful trade for many years and died in 1836 leaving an ample fortune to his six children some of whom are now residents of this village."
- Richfield Springs and Vicinity: Historical, Biographical, and Descriptive by William Theodore Bailey A.S. Barns & Company New York 1874, page 26
 
Also see . . .  New York State Museum Bio of John Tunnicliff, Jr. (Submitted on May 28, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Additional keywords. Richfield Springs
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 499 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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