Moved to Patoka Memorial Cemetery
These are children of Jonathan and Mary Ann (Painter) Kesterson. Sons Alfred and Samuel were killed in the Battle of Perryville
Kentucky, the largest Civil War battle fought in Kentucky. Jonathan
brought his sons home and buried them on the family farm in Hall
Township. George Wilson's "Historical Notes On Dubois County" indicates
a Solomon Kesterson was also buried at the original location, and is so
listed in Dubois County Genealogical Society Cemetery Inscriptions Book
7. The Genealogical Society inscription books were published after the
Patoka Lake affected cemeteries were moved, and prior records were used
where available in order to provide more complete burial information.
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|Last Name||First Name||Born||Died||Other||Photo|
|Kesterson||Alfred||(1841)*||10/8/1862||Fell at Perryville |
|Kesterson||Samuel||(4/26/1847)*||10/8/1862||Fell at Perryville Aged 15y 5m 12d|
|Kesterson||Benjamin F||(1843)*||4/3/1862||49th Ind Infantry (Died at Cumberland Ford)|
|Kesterson||Eliza J||(11/21/1861)* ||10/13/1862||Daughter of J & M Kesterson Aged 10m 22d|
|Kesterson||Solomon|| || ||(From DCGS Cemtery Inscriptions Volume 7)||N/A|
* Dates taken from other files or calculated from age and date of death.