Revolutionary War Veteran (Helmont Kellogg)

Erected 2011 by Wisconsin Society Sons of the American Revolution
Union Grove, Racine County, Wisconsin
42° 40.92′ N, 87° 57.222′ W
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Patriot Helmont Kellogg was born on March 17, 1762 in New Hartford, Connecticut.

Helmont served four different hitches in the Connecticut Militia during the Revolution; as a drummer in 1777 in Colonel Adam's Regiment; for six months in Colonel Enos's Regiment; for three months beginning March 4, 1781 in Captain Wright's Company; and lastly in Colonel Webb's Regiment. His military service totaled thirteen months and seven days of military service during the Revolution.
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After the war, Helmont returned to Goshen, Connecticut where he met and married Susannah Moore on January 5, 1786. They reared their family of five sons and a daughter in Goshen.

In June of 1832, after his children had married, Helmont and Susannah moved to Wisconsin Territory.

Susannah died on February 20, 1840; Helmont died on March 28, 1848. Both are buried in the Sylvania Cemetery.
This marker was made possible by a grant from the George Washington Endowment Fund (a function of the National Society, Sons of the American Revolution) and a matching grant from the Wisconsin Society SAR.
The marker is located at a Sylvania Cemetery on southbound South Sylvania Avenue, south of its intersection with Braun Road / 60th Road, Sturtevant, Wisconsin 53177.

Wisconsin Revolutionary War Patriots (click on "Patriot Book" for alphabetical listing and short biography of all 41 Wisconsin Revolutionary War veterans).

That's State Highway 41 / U.S. 94 in the distance;
the cemetery is on a frontage road alongside the highway.

At the entrance to the cemetery
(which is in a state of great disrepair).

Faithful Dexter waiting patiently for my return.

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