Rev Gabriel Poillon Disosway

Rev Gabriel Poillon Disosway

Birth
New York, USA
Death 8 Jul 1868 (aged 69)
Staten Island, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Burial New Dorp, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Memorial ID 41617343 · View Source
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Rev. Gabriel Poillon Disosway was the son of Israel Poillon and Anne (Doty) Disosway, Sr. He was the husband of Diana Tabb (Riddick) Disosway. Diana died April 3, 1883. Rev. Disosway was a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church.

Wilson, James Grant
Appleton's Cyclopedia Of American Biography

Gabriel Poillon Disosway, antiquary, born in New York City, 6 December 1799; died on Staten Island, 9 July 1868. He graduated from Columbia in 1819, went to Petersburg, Virginia, where he resided for several years, returned to New York, and became a merchant. He was one of the founders of Randolph Macon College, established at Ashland, Virginia in 1832. He contributed frequently to the newspaper and periodical press, and published "The Earliest Churches Of New York And Its Vicinity" in 1865.

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DISOSWAY, Gabriel P. and others
The Harmonist: being a collection of tunes from the most approved authors. [shape-note songbook] N-Y T. Mason & G. Lane 1837 Revised & Enlarged Edition Cloth-backed boards expertly rebacked, new endpapers, very good condition. pp: (xv), 384 Indices. Contains words and shape-note music. "Adapted to every variety of metre in the Methodist Hymn-book. And, for particular occasions, a selection of Anthems, Pieces, and Sentences. American
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"In Memoriam
Gabriel Poillon
Disoway
born December 6th 1798
died July 9th 1868"

Blessed are the dead who
die in the Lord


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  • Created by: MaryJane Haight-Eckert
  • Added: 5 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41617343
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Gabriel Poillon Disosway (6 Dec 1798–8 Jul 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41617343, citing Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA ; Maintained by MaryJane Haight-Eckert (contributor 46560908) .