Sergeant John Sappington
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 33.678 W 090° 22.337
15S E 728955 N 4271369
Quick Description: Revolutionary War veteran buried in Sappington Cemetery
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 3/4/2006 3:37:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM8BM
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member CYBret
Views: 25

Long Description:

Sergeant John Sappington

John Sappington was born September 3, 1750 in Anne Arundal County, Maryland. Sergeant John Sappington served in Capt David Steele's company under Col William Russell's 13th Virginia regiment. He was at Valley Forge and served as Washington's body guard. After the war he married and had 17 children. He moved first to Kentucky and then to St Louis county. He had a Spanish Land grant of 1920 acres. He died September 10, 1815.

Location type: Single Grave

Date of Birth: 9/3/1750

Date of Death: 9/10/1815

Cause of death: Died Later

Grave Marker Text:
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Ranks:
Sergeant


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