General William Maxwell

General William Maxwell (HMCSY)

Location: Stewartsville, NJ 08886 Warren County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 39.864', W 75° 7.005'

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In Honor of

Born in County Tyrone, Ireland in 1733.His Scothch-Irish parents brought family here to Greenwich Township in 1747.Never married and died in Hunterdon Co., Nov. 4, 1796 and buried in this churchyard.
Always a Soldier, from Private to General.
With Braddock at Fort Duquesne in 1755 and at Ticonderoga, Quebecand the Great Lakes in 1775, in provincial congress of New Jersey.Oct. 23, 1776 Brigadier General in the Continental Army. Fought in Canada, Brandywine, Germantown and at Valley Forge and battles of Monmouth, Elizabethtown, Scotch Plains, ConnecticutFarms and Springfield. With Sullivan against Indians in 1779.Resigned July 25, 1780. Elected to the assembly.

"An honest man, a warm friend to this country."
so wrote Washington
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HM NumberHMCSY
Series This marker is part of the Sons of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1942
Placed ByThe New Jersey Society - Sons of the American Revolution
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 5:25am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 490131 N 4501509
Decimal Degrees40.66440000, -75.11675000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 39.864', W 75° 7.005'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 39' 51.84" N, 75° 7' 0.30" W
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Area Code(s)908
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10 Greenwich Church Rd, Stewartsville NJ 08886, US
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