Near Union Grove in Racine County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Revolutionary War Veteran
Patriot Helmont Kellogg was born on March 17, 1762 in New Hartford, Connecticut.
Helmont served four different hitches in the Connecticut Militia during the Revolution; as a drummer in 1777 in Colonel Adam's Regiment; for six months in Colonel Enos's Regiment; for three months beginning March 4, 1781 in Captain Wright's Company; and lastly in Colonel Webb's Regiment. His military service totaled thirteen months and seven days of military service during the Revolution.
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After the war, Helmont returned to Goshen, Connecticut where he met and married Susannah Moore on January 5, 1786. They reared their family of five sons and a daughter in Goshen.
In June of 1832, after his children had married, Helmont and Susannah moved to Wisconsin Territory.
Susannah died on February 20, 1840; Helmont died on March 28, 1848. Both are buried in the Sylvania Cemetery.
Erected 2011 by Wisconsin Society Sons of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 42° 40.92′ N, 87° 57.222′ W. Marker is near Union Grove, Wisconsin, in Racine County. Marker is on South Sylvania Avenue 0.2 miles south of Braun Road, on the right when traveling south. Cemetery is located on the west side of Sylvania Avenue, west of I-94. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sturtevant WI 53177, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Schaefer Mammoth Site (approx. 3.6 miles away); Green Bay Road (approx. 4.3 miles away); a different marker also named Revolutionary War Veteran (approx. 5 miles away); Yorkville #4 School (approx. 5.6 miles away); Skunk Grove (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Spark (approx. 6 miles away); Mound Cemetery (approx. 7˝ miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 7˝ miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 639 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 2, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.