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Edward Hempstead

 
 
Edward Hempstead Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
1. Edward Hempstead Marker
Inscription.

Son of Stephen & Mary Hempstead
Born at New London, Conn.
June 3, 1780
Died at St. Louis
Aug. 10, 1817.
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First delegate to Congress from
the Territory of Missouri 1812

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Stephen Hempstead
Revolutionary Soldier
Placed by
St. Louis Chapter
D.A.R.
April 1938

American Presbyterian and
Reformed Historical Site
No. 432
registered by the
Presbyterian Historical Society

 
Location. 38° 41.816′ N, 90° 13.751′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Click for map. Monument is in Bellefontaine Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4947 West Florissant Avenue, Saint Louis MO 63115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Mason Peck (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rev. John R. Anderson (about 400 feet away); John B. Meachum (about 400 feet away); William Clark Monument (about 500 feet away); Charles Galloway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dred Scott
Edward Hempstead Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
2. Edward Hempstead Marker
(approx. mile away); Harriet Scott (approx. mile away); Charlotte Taylor Blow Charless (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Louis.
 
More about this marker. Monument location is designated by the Red #17 marker along the cemetery drive.
 
Regarding Edward Hempstead. The Hempstead Farm became Bellfontaine Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .
1. Edward Hempstead Congressional Bio. (Submitted on December 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis MO. (Submitted on December 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Stephen Hempstead Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
3. Stephen Hempstead Marker
Presbyterian Historical Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
4. Presbyterian Historical Society Marker
On base of Edward Hempstead monument
Edward and Stephen Hempstead Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
5. Edward and Stephen Hempstead Markers
Hempstead Family Plot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
6. Hempstead Family Plot
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 339 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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