Greenwich Township in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
General William Maxwell
In Honor of
Born in County Tyrone, Ireland in 1733. His Scotch-Irish parents brought family here to Greenwich Township in 1747. Never married and died in Hunterdon Co., Nov. 4, 1796 and buried in this churchyard.
so wrote Washington
Erected 1942 by The New Jersey Society - Sons of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & PatriotismWar, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 25, 1825.
Location. 40° 39.864′ N, 75° 7.005′ W. Marker is in Greenwich Township, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on Greenwich Church Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is to the left of the right door on Greenwich Church - see photo 2. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Greenwich Church Road, Stewartsville NJ 08886, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Greenwich Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Greenwich Township Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Jersey Central Lines (approx. 0.9 miles away); Coles Grist Mill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Shackletown (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Easton Road(s) (approx. 1.6 miles away); Pohatcong Township Vietnam Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Bloomsbury Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwich Township.
Regarding General William Maxwell. Also see "Nearby Marker" Old Greenwich Cemetery for additional information.
Also see . . . General William Maxwell. A short biography of General William Maxwell (Submitted on June 2, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,452 times since then and 47 times this year. Last updated on February 20, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 30, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.