Born: 1762, Donegal, Ireland
Died: 1 May 1839, Morgan County, Indiana
Buried: Bethlehem Cemetery, across the the Morgan-Johnson County lines, Indiana.
Note: SAR War Graves CDROM lists David Adams in Bethlehem Cemetery, Morgan County, IN.
Right cemetery, wrong side of county line.
Service: Drafted Aug 1780 from York County, Pennsylvania
Served in Capt Coverhafer's Company, under Major Bailey
Served from Nov 1780 to Feb 1781 as a substitute for Jacob Staley in the same company.
Proof: Pension claim S 30815.
Married: Mary _______
Directions: Bethlehem Cemetery
His grave is in the cemetery at the Bethlehem Church, nestled in a curve
of County Road 700S near the Hensley - Jackson Twp. line. Now 143 year
old the church has not been used for services since 1911. A handful of
families have met for an annual homecoming at the church for fellowship
and to care for the property, honoring the memory of their ancestors who
are buried there.
Information collected by Mrs I E Tranter, Franklin, Indiana.
Photo Courtesy of Ermal White, Franklin, Indiana
Directions and map courtesy of Lowell Nichols, Clarence Cook Chapter SAR
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