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 James Gaston

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James Gaston

  • Birth 24 Jul 1761 South Carolina, USA
  • Death 7 Mar 1840
  • Burial Fairfield, Wayne County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Veterans Cemetery South Addition (flag pole)
  • Memorial ID 52709977


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

Gravesite Details Pls click photo for add'l information.

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  • Created by: Fern Bray
  • Added: 22 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52709977
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Gaston (24 Jul 1761–7 Mar 1840), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52709977, citing Maple Hill Cemetery, Fairfield, Wayne County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Fern Bray (contributor 47160502) .