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REVOLUTIONARY WAR SITES IN BELVIDERE, NEW JERSEY

Revolutionary War Sites in Belvidere, NJ
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF OXFORD CEMETERY
First Presbyterian Church of Oxford Cemetery
First Presbyterian Church of Oxford Cemetery
First Presbyterian Church of Oxford Cemetery
Belvidere NJ Revolutionary War Sites

First Presbyterian Church of Oxford Cemetery
Highway 519 and Brass Castle Rd.
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First constructed as a log church in 1734, this is the oldest Presbyterian Church that exists on its original site in Warren County. In 1806 a new frame church replaced the log structure, and finally in 1856 the current brick structure was constructed in the same spot. [1]

This cemetery contains the grave of at least nine Revolutionary War soldiers: [2]

John Craig
1750 - 1829
Captain, 4th Regiment Lt Dragoon

Abner Everitt
1754 - 1794
Lieutenant, 1st Regiment / NJ State Troops

John Linn
1739 - 1841
Sgt., Capt Manning's Company / 1st NJ Regiment

John Hixson
1765 - 1830
Private, Third Regt. / Hunterdon County NJ Troops

Richard Hunt
1740 - 1816
Private, 1st Regiment / NJ State Troops

John Kinney
Circa 1760 - 1825

Peter Kinney
1763 - 1826
1st Lieutenant, 1st Regiment / Sussex County NJ Troops

Joseph Mackey
April 12, 1741 - October 19, 1798
Captain, 1st Regiment NJ Trp

Hirem Voorhees
January 20, 1757 - May 12, 1817
Private, Captain Duryea's Company / 1st Battalion Somerset Mil NJ Line

Belvidere, New Jersey Historic Sites
BELVIDERE CEMETERY
Belvidere Cemetery
Belvidere Cemetery

Belvidere Cemetery
Oxford St.
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Belvidere Cemetery contains the grave of at least one Revolutionary War soldier, Henry Butz (October 8, 1753 - March 17, 1843), who served as a private in the Pennsylvania militia. [3]

Belvidere, New Jersey Historic Sites

Source Notes:

1. ^ Church history information from a historic plaque near the entrance to the church, "Resolution Honoring The Membership of the First Presbyterian Church of Oxford, Past and Present, for Their Contributions to the Cultural and Historical Richness of Count Warren", erected in 1994 by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of County Warren.

2. ^  Names, dates, and military information taken from gravestones and markers in the cemetery

3. ^  Henry Butz dates and military information from the marker at his gravesite.

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