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Near Bristol in Elkhart County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

William Tuffs Memorial

 
 
William Tuffs Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 12, 2013
1. William Tuffs Memorial
Inscription.
(Metal Tablet)
In Memory of
William Tuffs
A member of
The Boston Tea Party

Erected by
Improved Order of Redmen

(Stone Tablet)
William Tuffs

Born June 11, 1750
Died September 5, 1847
Aged 97 Years

His life was marked by the feats of a revolutionary character by being present at the battles of White Plains, Germantown, Lundies Lane, Monmouth and Bunker Hill and also being present at the time of throwing overboard the tea at Boston.
 
Location. 41° 42.919′ N, 85° 45.368′ W. Marker is near Bristol, Indiana, in Elkhart County. Marker is on County Road 8 0.3 miles east of County Road 131, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located in the northeast corner of the Bonneyville Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Bristol IN 46507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bonneyville Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Graves et al v. Indiana (approx. 3.2 miles away); Cathcart Memorial / Nicholson Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Cathcart Cemetery
William Tuffs Memorial<br>in the Northeast Corner of Bonneyville Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 12, 2013
2. William Tuffs Memorial
in the Northeast Corner of Bonneyville Cemetery
View to south across County Road 8
(approx. 3.3 miles away); Krider Nurseries (approx. 3.5 miles away); Vernon H. Krider (approx. 3.5 miles away); Krider Nurseries World's Fair Garden (approx. 3.5 miles away); Dan West (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bristol.
 
Also see . . .  William Tuffs at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 18, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Entrance to Bonneyville Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 12, 2013
3. Entrance to Bonneyville Cemetery
William Tuffs Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 12, 2013
4. William Tuffs Memorial
View of Bonneyville Cemetery southwest of the memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 472 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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