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Fults in Monroe County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Robert and Mary McGowan Kidd / Jacob & Elizabeth Green Fults

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, May 31, 2021
1. Robert and Mary McGowan Kidd Marker
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Robert and Mary McGowan Kidd. Robert Kidd served in Revolutionary War 1774-1778. He settled in this area 1781 with Mary McGowan. Robert Kidd was born 1749 and died 1836. He was buried a half mile south of this Monument. Son John Kidd born 1802 and died 1862. He was a solider in Black Hawk War 1831-1832. John married Mary Fults Dau of Jacob and Eliz Fults.

Jacob & Elizabeth Greene Fults. Jacob Fults served in the War of 1812-1817. He settled in this area in 1818. Jacob was born in 1793 and died 1841. Elizabeth Greene was a descendant of Nathaniel Greene, a General in the American Revolutionary War under General George Washington. Elizabeth Greene Fults was born 1803 and died 1881.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1749.
 
Location. 38° 10.048′ N, 90° 12.336′ W. Marker is in Fults, Illinois, in Monroe County. Memorial is on Bluff Road (County Road 3) 0.1 miles north of Fults Road, on the right when traveling north. This marker stands on top of

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By Thomas Smith, May 31, 2021
2. Robert and Mary McGowan Kidd Marker
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the bluff on the cemetery road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2934 Bluff Rd, Fults IL 62244, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of Robert Kidd (within shouting distance of this marker); Kidd, Illinois (approx. 3.9 miles away); Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish War Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Village of Maeystown, Ill. (approx. 4.1 miles away); St. John's First Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Village of Maeystown (approx. 4.3 miles away); Maeystown (approx. 4.3 miles away); "James McRoberts and Mary his wife settled this place in the year of our Lord 1798"* (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fults.
 
More about this marker. Please note that this is a memorial and not a grave stone. The stone even notes that Robert Kidd was buried elsewhere.
 
Robert and Mary McGowan Kidd Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith
3. Robert and Mary McGowan Kidd Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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