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John Gaston
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Birth: Jan. 14, 1796
South Carolina, USA
Death: May 5, 1875
Wayne County
Illinois, USA

Born in Lancaster, South Carolina in 1796, John Gaston was one of 8 children born to James and Catherine (Creighton) Gaston. Around 1809, the family emigrated west to Indiana and and eventually settled in Wayne County, Illinois.

There John's older sister Jane Catherine (widow of Murray Massey) would become the 3rd wife of John Bovee.

Around 1834 John Gaston married Hannah Bovee (his sister's stepdaughter), the daughter of John Bovee and his 2nd wife Pheobe (Gardner). John and Hannah had 7 children: sons Eli (1835), Caleb (1836), George (1841) and daughters Cynthia Ann(1839), Jane Catherine (1844), Mary E (1846) and Rodina (1849).

After Hannah's death in 1857 John married Artamacy M. (Perrens).
Family links: 
  James M. Gaston (1759 - 1840)
  Catherine Creighton Gaston (1764 - 1848)
  Hannah Bovee Gaston (1814 - 1856)
  Artamacy M. Perrens Gaston (1815 - 1869)
  William Washington Gaston (1825 - 1910)*
  Elijah M. Gaston (1835 - 1895)*
  Cynthia Ann Gaston Clark (1839 - 1932)*
  George L. Gaston (1841 - 1867)*
  Jane Catherine Gaston Parkinson (1844 - 1930)*
  Mary Elizabeth Gaston Graham (1845 - 1903)*
  Rodina Gaston (1848 - 1924)*
  Elizabeth Gaston McGee (1788 - 1884)*
  John Gaston (1796 - 1875)
*Calculated relationship
Bovee Cemetery
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
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Originally Created by: Airrow
Record added: Apr 15, 2013
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John Gaston
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John Gaston
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 Added: Jun. 12, 2013

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