Elmira in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Colonel John Hendy
a Revolutionary officer, a brave soldier,
a faithful citizen, and an honest man
who died Mar. 15, 1840 Ag'd 82 y'rs, 6 mos, 12 dy's
He was one of the oldest settlers and
the first white man who ever raised
a crop of corn in the Valley of the Chemung
Wife of Colonel John Hendy
Died Jan. 20, 1828 Ag'd 69 y'rs
Erected by His Fellow Citizens.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is January 20, 1828.
Location. 42° 6.399′ N, 76° 49.613′ W. Marker is in Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker and monument are in Section E of Woodlawn Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 Walnut Street, Elmira NY 14905, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Augustus W. Cowles (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mark Twain (about 500 feet away); Underground Railroad Participants (about 600 feet John W. Jones (about 700 feet away); John W. Jones Museum (about 800 feet away); Woodlawn Cemetery History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. Ό mile away); Veterans of All Wars (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmira.
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Also see . . .
1. Colonel John Hendy at Find A Grave. (Submitted on August 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Burying the Hatchet: Col. John Hendy and Yawbuck (Doan, 2013). (Submitted on August 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.