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Near Clarendon in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lemuel Cook

 
 
Lemuel Cook Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 23, 2021
1. Lemuel Cook Marker
Inscription.  
Lemuel Cook
10 Sept 1759 - 20 May 1866
2nd Regt Conn Light Dragoons
Last living pensioner of
the American Revolution and
oldest patriot, buried here

 
Erected by Orleans County Department of History and Orleans County Historical Association.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is May 20, 1866.
 
Location. 43° 8.442′ N, 78° 2.304′ W. Marker is near Clarendon, New York, in Orleans County. Memorial is on Munger Road, 0.1 miles west of Merrill Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarendon NY 14429, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cook Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Lewis Home (approx. 1.4 miles away); Robinson Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Carl E. Akeley (approx. 2.8 miles away); Butterfield Cobblestone (approx. 3.3 miles away); Farwell's Mill
Lemuel Cook Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rowan Hawkins, May 18, 2019
2. Lemuel Cook Marker
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(approx. 3.8 miles away); Clarendon Honors its Veterans (approx. 3.8 miles away); 1837 Church (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarendon.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lemuel Cook (Wikipedia). (Submitted on May 19, 2019, by Rowan Hawkins of Upstate, Ny, Usa.)
2. Lemuel Cook (Findagrave.com). (Submitted on May 19, 2019, by Rowan Hawkins of Upstate, Ny, Usa.)
 
Additional keywords. Continental Army Over 100
 
Lemuel Cook Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 23, 2021
3. Lemuel Cook Marker
Eastward view
Lemuel Cook grave marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 23, 2021
4. Lemuel Cook grave marker
Right side: Hannah. wife of Lemuel Cook. Died Sept. 15. 1832. Aged 64 years.
Left side: Ruth wife of Lemuel Cook Died July 2. 1860. Aged 73 years
Road intersection in background.
Lemuel Cook grave marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 23, 2021
5. Lemuel Cook grave marker
Lemuel Cook. Born in Northbury. Ct.. Sept. 10. 1759. Died May 20. 1866. Aged 107 years. A soldier of the Revolution. Entered that army in 1775 and served during the entire war.
Lemuel Cook grave marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 23, 2021
6. Lemuel Cook grave marker
Orleans Chapter D.A.R. marker
<i>Lemuel Cook, aged 105, one of the survivors of the Revolution </i> image. Click for full size.
Nelson Augustus Moore (photo courtesy of the Library of Congress), 1864
7. Lemuel Cook, aged 105, one of the survivors of the Revolution
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1864, by N.A. and R.A. Moore of Hartford, in the clerk's office of the district court of Connecticut.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2019, by Rowan Hawkins of Upstate, Ny, Usa. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 23, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   2. submitted on May 18, 2019, by Rowan Hawkins of Upstate, Ny, Usa.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 23, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   7. submitted on May 19, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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May. 24, 2022