Local Historian Discovers Revolutionary War Veteran Buried in Plymouth, Michigan

Posted by admin on Jan 17, 2011

Thanks to an accidental meeting at the Plymouth Historical Museum last August, three men — volunteer historical archivist Garry Packard, Vietnam War veteran John Pappas and amateur genealogist Mike Roberts — have come together to give recognition to the man they believe is the only Revolutionary War veteran buried in Plymouth.

According to research done by Packard, who has spent years studying cemeteries and burials in Plymouth, the remains of Revolutionary War veteran Titus Vespatian Hoisington are still buried on the property of the First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth, which was once the site of Plymouth’s Old Presbyterian Cemetery.

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