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Sons of the American Revolution
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John Hemminger

John Hemminger was born, May 1758 or 1759, in Lancaster County, PA. He died 05 April 1842, Mt. Pleasant, Westmoreland County, PA.  He enlisted 21 April 1777 as a Private in Col. Patton’s Regiment Continental Line. He later enlisted in the 11th Pennsylvania Regiment of Capt. Joseph Powell, Commander at Germantown, PA. He was discharged in Lebanon County, PA. Pension certificate # 5222.

He married Mary Ann (?) born 24 February 1766 in Frederick, MD. She died 14 January 1847 in Pittsburgh, PA or Mt. Pleasant, PA.

Children:  Joseph, born 1791
               John, born 1793, married Mary “Polly” Schneider
               Annie C., married Andrew Aikens.

John Hemminger and Mary Ann are buried in the large Mt. Pleasant Cemetery on the top of the hill where the large guns are located.

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