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

Cornet Francis Geary

To The Memory Of

 
 
Cornet Francis Geary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 17, 2010
1. Cornet Francis Geary Marker
Inscription.  16 (The Queen's) Light Dragoons
Born 1752
Killed in action here in the service of King George III
December 14, 1776
Eldest son of Admiral Sir Francis Geary Baronet
Erected in 1907 by his great nephew
Sir William Nevill M. Geary Baronet
 
Erected 1907.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1776.
 
Location. 40° 27.37′ N, 74° 51.379′ W. Marker is in Ringoes, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker can be reached from Garey's Ridge Road. This marker is located at the end of a footpath that is accessible from Geary's Ridge Road. The entrance to the footpath is shown in photo #3. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ringoes NJ 08551, 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. Amwell Skirmish (here, next to this marker); Amwell Militia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Flemington Raid (approx. 0.2 miles away); Coronet Geary Trail (approx. half a mile away); United First Presbyterian Church of Amwell
Cornet Francis Geary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 17, 2010
2. Cornet Francis Geary Marker
along with Amwell Skirmish marker
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(approx. one mile away); Amwell Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Servis-Quick Family Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Black River and Western Railroad (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ringoes.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Additional Information - The ambush of Geary's Dragoons. (Submitted on March 9, 2011, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.)
 
Entarnce To The Footpath Leading To The Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 17, 2010
3. Entarnce To The Footpath Leading To The Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,037 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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