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James Gaston
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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) 
 
Inscription:
Continental Line Revolutionary War
 
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Burial:
Maple Hill Cemetery
Fairfield
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Veterans Cemetery South Addition (flag pole)
 
Created by: Fern Bray
Record added: May 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52709977
James Gaston
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James Gaston
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James Gaston
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- Sandy Reeves Bond
 Added: Apr. 9, 2011
Thank you for your service and sacrifice, a special remembrance from Remember When.
- Fern Bray
 Added: May. 22, 2010
 
 
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