Menomonie in Dunn County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Dr. Stephen Tainter
Revolutionary War Veteran
(Continued on / from other side)
According to his pension application, after the war Tainter practiced "physic" (medicine) for about thirty years in various places, including Somers, Connecticut; Bradford and New Fane, Vermont; Ludlow and Sheldon, Massachusetts; and Gainesville and Wethersfield, New York. In 1839, Dr. Tainter moved west to Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin Territory, to live with his children. In 1846, he moved to Utica, Crawford County. There, Stephen Tainter died on July 11, 1847, at the age of 86 years, 9 months. Later his grandson, Captain Andrew Tainter, relocated his body to Evergreen Cemetery, Menomonie, where he rests today.
Erected 2007 by the Wisconsin Historical Society; Wisconsin Society Sons of the American Revolution with contributions
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution, and the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 44° 53.333′ N, 91° 54.678′ W. Marker is in Menomonie, Wisconsin, in Dunn County. Marker can be reached from North 5th Avenue / Evergreen Cemetery Road, 0.4 miles north of Northeast 13th Street and Shorewood Drive, on the left. Touch for map. Marker is in Evergreen Cemetery, an island. Marker is in this post office area: Menomonie WI 54751, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Evergreen Cemetery / Earliest Evergreen Burials (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stori House (approx. 1.2 miles away); In Honor of Company H (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mabel Tainter Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Historic Building (approx. 1.2 miles away); Gateway to the Historic Corridor (approx. 1.2 miles away); Chippewa Valley White Pine (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fine Meadows (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Menomonie.
Also see . . . Evergreen Cemetery. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on July 30, 2009.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
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