Henry Horn is buried in the Horn United Methodist Cemetery in Pleasantville, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, the town where he died.
The tombstone reads:
Sacred to the memory of
Born Oct r the 15th 1758
Died May the 8th 1845
Aged 86 Years. 6 Mons. & 23 days.
The first image gives a clue as to Henry Horn’s life- the commemorative plaques indicate he served in the Revolutionary War. The commemorative plaques read:
Reverend Henry Horn
Placed by his descendants.
Born Oct. 15, 1758 Died May 8, 1845
Battle of Trenton-Monmouth
and Long Island Campaigns
Member of Count Pulaski’s Legion
Minister of the Methodist Church
There is also a Sons of the American Revolution marker.
So here is one clue about how Henry Horn’s path may have crossed that of George Washington, but there was an event even before he enlisted that may have been the best opportunity for them to see each other…
(To be continued.)
Notes, Sources, and References:
1) Horn Churchyard Cemetery, Alum Bank, Bedford, PA.
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