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Near Union Grove in Racine County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Revolutionary War Veteran

 
 
Revolutionary War Veteran Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, March 29, 2012
1. Revolutionary War Veteran Marker
Front Side
Inscription. (obverse)
Patriot Helmont Kellogg was born on March 17, 1762 in New Hartford, Connecticut.

Helmont served four different hitches in the Connecticut Militia during the Revolution; as a drummer in 1777 in Colonel Adam's Regiment; for six months in Colonel Enos's Regiment; for three months beginning March 4, 1781 in Captain Wright's Company; and lastly in Colonel Webb's Regiment. His military service totaled thirteen months and seven days of military service during the Revolution.
(Continued on other side)

(reverse)
(Continued from other side)
After the war, Helmont returned to Goshen, Connecticut where he met and married Susannah Moore on January 5, 1786. They reared their family of five sons and a daughter in Goshen.

In June of 1832, after his children had married, Helmont and Susannah moved to Wisconsin Territory.

Susannah died on February 20, 1840; Helmont died on March 28, 1848. Both are buried in the Sylvania Cemetery.
This marker was made possible by a grant from the George Washington Endowment Fund (a function of the National Society, Sons of the American Revolution) and a matching grant from the Wisconsin Society SAR

 
Erected 2011 by Wisconsin Society Sons of the American
Revolutionary War Veteran Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, March 29, 2012
2. Revolutionary War Veteran Marker
Back side
Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 40.92′ N, 87° 57.222′ W. Marker is near Union Grove, Wisconsin, in Racine County. Marker is on South Sylvania Avenue 0.2 miles south of Braun Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Cemetery is located on the west side of Sylvania Avenue, west of I-94. Marker is in this post office area: Sturtevant WI 53177, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Schaefer Mammoth Site (approx. 3.6 miles away); Green Bay Road (approx. 4.3 miles away); a different marker also named Revolutionary War Veteran (approx. 5 miles away); Yorkville #4 School (approx. 5.6 miles away); Skunk Grove (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Spark (approx. 6 miles away); Mound Cemetery (approx. 7.5 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 7.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Revolutionary War Veteran Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, March 29, 2012
3. Revolutionary War Veteran Marker
From the main gate.
Revolutionary War Veteran Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, March 29, 2012
4. Revolutionary War Veteran Marker
from main gate
Helmont and Susannah Kellogg Grave Stones image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, March 29, 2012
5. Helmont and Susannah Kellogg Grave Stones
Helmont and Susannah Kellogg Grave Stone image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, March 29, 2012
6. Helmont and Susannah Kellogg Grave Stone
A new head stone at the base of the older one. image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, March 29, 2012
7. A new head stone at the base of the older one.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 513 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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