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Mayfield in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Amasa Stephen

 
 
Amasa Stephen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 3, 2016
1. Amasa Stephen Marker
Inscription.
Was Murdered Near Here
By Sir John Johnson And His
Loyalist And Indian Allies
May 22, 1780 Raid. Early
Settler And Patriot

 
Erected 1998 by Fulton County Historian.
 
Location. 43° 6.182′ N, 74° 17.686′ W. Marker is in Mayfield, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is on County Route 146, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 337 County Route 146, Mayfield NY 12117, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodworth Farm (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rice Homestead (approx. 0.9 miles away); Burying Ground (approx. 0.9 miles away); Riceville Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Captain Solomon Woodworth (approx. 0.9 miles away); Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); Anthonyville (approx. 1 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church of Mayfield (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mayfield.
 
Regarding Amasa Stephen. Near this marker Mayfield pioneer Amasa Stephen was murdered by Loyalist/Indian foragers during the May 22nd, 1780 raid led by Sir John Johnson. Stephen was a Corporal in the Tryon County Militia.
Amasa Stephen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 3, 2016
2. Amasa Stephen Marker

 
Also see . . .  Amasa Stephens on Find A Grave. Includes a brief description of the incident. (Submitted on February 9, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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