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Lambertville in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Coryell’s Grave

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
1. George Coryell’s grave Marker
Inscription.  Revolutionary War Lieutenant, and pallbearer of George Washington is buried here, along with Sam Holcombe, one of Gen. Washington's spies.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 21.999′ N, 74° 56.709′ W. Marker is in Lambertville, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Union Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling south on N. Union Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lambertville NJ 08530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marshall House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lambertville Railroad (about 600 feet away); Lambertville City Hall (about 600 feet away); Mary E. Sheridan Park (about 600 feet away); Lewis Island Shad Fishery (about 700 feet away); Centenary Methodist Church (approx.
George Coryell’s grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
2. George Coryell’s grave Marker
0.2 miles away); Lambertville Railroad Shops (approx. 0.3 miles away); PFC. Charles L. Danberry (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lambertville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
George Coryell’s Grave image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
3. George Coryell’s Grave
George Coryell’s Grave Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
4. George Coryell’s Grave Plaque
Here lies the body of George Coryell
Who died February 18th, 1850, aged 91 years.

The Poet has told his character,
"A wit's a feather, a chief a rod,
an honest man the noblest work of God".

A brother member with Gn. Washington of Lodge No. 22.

The last survivor of the six men who laid the father of our country in his tomb.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,557 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 8, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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