Cathcart Memorial / Nicholson Memorial

Cathcart Memorial / Nicholson Memorial (HM1AUN)

Location: Bristol, IN 46507 Elkhart County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 43.364', W 85° 49.192'

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(Side One)
Buried in this cemetery were two soldiers. Befitting the honor due and so that future generations will always know this marker was dedicated July 4th 1956 by Charles W. Harker Post 143, American Legion, Bristol, Indiana.

Robert Cathcart
Revolutionary War Solider
Died after 31 March 1834
Age 86

James Cathcart
Died April 1839
Prenina Leonard Cathcart
1791 - 1877

(Side Two)

Buried in this cemetery were many persons, including James Nicholson, 5/11/1768 - 11/7/1835, Elizabeth Jane Thompson, his wife, 1/26/1777 - 8/26/1850, Sarah Jane, a daughter, Elizabeth Basset Nicholson, wife of George, 10/16/1810 - 2/16/1838.

James came with three brothers from north Ireland. Two lost their lives in the early part of the War of 1776. James settled in Virginia, thence joining Daniel Boone in his trips to Kentucky, where he married Boone's first cousin Elizabeth Jane Thompson; thence to Logan County, Ohio, thence to here in 1828, being the first white settler in the township.
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 3:58am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 598159 N 4619665
Decimal Degrees41.72273333, -85.81986667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 43.364', W 85° 49.192'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 43' 21.84" N, 85° 49' 11.52" W
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Area Code(s)574
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 208 E Vistula St, Bristol IN 46507, US
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