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First Name: John

Last Name: Sappington

Birthplace: Anne Arundel County, MD, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Continental Army (1775 - 1784)

Middle Name: S.

Date of Birth: 03 September 1750

Date of Death: 10 August 1815

Rank: Private

Years Served:
John S. Sappington

•  Revolutionary War (1775 - 1783)


John S. Sappington
Private, Continental Army

John S. Sappington was born on 3 September 1750 in Anne Arundel County, MD.

Sappington served with General George Washington at Valley Forge. He later settled near Lexington, KY, with Daniel Boone. He purchased a Spanish land grant and raised 17 children on the 1,920 Missouri acres.

Death and Burial

John S. Sappington died on 10 August 1815 in Crestwood, MO. He is buried at Sappington Cemetery in Crestwood, MO. This cemetery was originally known as Long Cemetery. Judge John Long, a soldier in the Revolutionary War, is also buried here. His son married one of the 17 children of John Sappington.

Honoree ID: 3042   Created by: MHOH




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