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 Gideon Barstow

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Gideon Barstow

  • Birth 7 Sep 1783 Mattapoisett, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 26 Mar 1852 Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida, USA
  • Memorial ID 7097537

U.S. Congressman. Attending Brown University Rhode Island, (1799-1801), he studied medicine, was licensed a physician and practice medicine in Salem, Massachusetts. In 1821, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventeenth Congress, serving until 1823. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, (1823, 29, 33, 37) and served in the Massachusetts State Senate, (1827, 34). Leaving politics, he relocated to Florida due to his poor health and engaged in mercantile pursuits until his death at age 68. In addition to his burial location, he has a cenotaph marker, located within his parent's lot in Cushing Cemetery, Mattapoisett, Massachusetts.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith





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  • Added: 20 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7097537
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gideon Barstow (7 Sep 1783–26 Mar 1852), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7097537, citing Huguenot Cemetery, Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .