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Adams in Berkshire County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

East Hoosuck Society of Friends Revolutionary War Patriots

 
 
East Hoosuck Society of Friends Revolutionary War Patriots Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
1. East Hoosuck Society of Friends Revolutionary War Patriots Marker
Inscription.

In Memory
of those members and associates of the East Hoosuck Society of Friends who, laying aside their religious scruples, took up arms, in the War for Independence in defense of their homes and liberties.

In the Friends Burial Ground before this boulder lie

Oliver Cheesbrough died 11th 9th Mo. 1832
John Fisk [died] 6th 4th Mo. 1817
Abraham Howland [died] 3rd 12th Mo. 1827
George Lapham [died] 1st 1st Mo. 1832
George Martin died 24th 2nd Mo. 1800
John Power [died] 1805
James Potter [died] 22nd 1st Mo. 1849
Sylvanus Scott [died] 27th 6th Mo. 1827
Ezra Whitaker [died] 12th 1st Mo. 1823

Buried elsewhere are;

Noah Aldrich • Caleb Atwater • Gideon Braley
Gilbert Howland • David Jewell • Jesse Jewell
Thomas Power • Benjamin Slocum • John Wells
Samuel Wells


 
Location. 42° 37.604′ N, 73° 7.525′ W. Marker is in Adams, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Touch for map. Marker is in Maple Street Cemetery, about 125 feet SE of the Friends Meeting House. Marker is in this post office area: Adams MA 01220, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
East Hoosuck Society of Friends Revolutionary War Patriots Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
2. East Hoosuck Society of Friends Revolutionary War Patriots Marker
Marker is on rock at right side of photo, with 1782 Friends Meeting House in background
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Friends Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maple Street Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); William McKinley (approx. 0.3 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Columbia World War I Memorial Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Susan Brownell Anthony (approx. half a mile away); Renfrew Manufacturing Company World War Honor Roll (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adams.
 
Also see . . .  The East Hoosuck Quaker Meeting House. (Submitted on June 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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