|Birth: ||Jul. 24, 1761|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 7, 1840|
James Gaston, born South Carolina, July 24, 1761, enlisted, 1778. He was prisoner of war for two months, paroled, re-enlisted, served till May 1781. Came to Illinois from Indiana. Died' March 7, 1840. Buried Bovee cemetery. First person buried there was great-grandfather, Wm. Bill Clark.
Memorial stone. Buried in Bovee Cemetery.
Source: A CONDENSED HISTORY OF THE CITIZEN SOLDIER OF WAYNE COUNTY
Compiled and Published by Wayne County Barracks No. 206 Veterans of WWI - June 1st 1962
(bio by: Airrow)
Continental Line Revolutionary War
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Maple Hill Cemetery
Plot: Veterans Cemetery South Addition (flag pole)
Created by: Fern Bray
Record added: May 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52709977
Sandy Reeves Bond
Added: Apr. 9, 2011
Thank you for your service and sacrifice, a special remembrance from Remember When.|
Added: May. 22, 2010