JOSEPH LaFOLLETTE




Born: 1745

Died: Jan 1834

Buried: James Cemetery, Raccoon Twsp, Putnam Co, Indiana
Stone in good condition, with metal marker placed by family. Needs an SAR Marker.

Service: Private in Capt Henry BALKINS Troop of Light Dragoons in General Count PULASKI'S Legion.
Enlisted May 24, 1779 for 3 years
His name appears on the roll of the troops to April 1780, stationed Dec 13, 1779 at Morristown, New Jersey and March 13, 1780 at Westfield, New Jersey

Proof: Adjuntant Generals Office
History of the Lafollette Family
First Presbyterian Church Roster 1742-1881

Married: Phoebe GOBLE in 1771, she was born 1743.

Children:
Usuel: Born 1773 married Nancy LEE
Robert:Born 1776
Abigail: Born 1779
Jesse: Born 1781
Isaac: Born 1783
Jacob: Born 1785
John: Born 1787

Directions: James Cemetery
Take State Hwy 231 South just past Parkersburg, Montgomery Co, Indiana CountyLine
Turn on road justto theright of Hwy 231.
Short disatance tolane going to theright, then short drive to cemetery.

Information collected by Miss Mary HOSTETLER, Indianpolis, IN
Photos and directions to Old Harshbarger Cemetery courtesy Richard and Patricia WILLS.
Photos were taken Feb 2002

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