Near Casstown in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Brigadier General John Webb
Born in Kentucky in 1793, his family moved to the Ohio country in 1797. Taught by his mother and in a log-cabin school near Dayton, he began teaching here by 1809. Purchasing land here in 1811, he served at Fort Greenville in the War of 1812. He married Priscilla Knight in 1815 and fathered eleven children. He held offices of assessor, appraiser, constable, trustee, justice of the peace, and attained the rank of Brigadier General in the Ohio Militia. He died in 1883 and is buried here in Lostcreek Cemetery.
Erected 2008 by Miami County Milestones Committee, Miami County Foundation, Troy Foundation, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 23-55.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 40° 4.537′ N, 84° 7.078′ W. Marker is near Casstown, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker is on Ohio Route 589, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Lost Creek Cemetery, about two miles north Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Staunton Veterans Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Jacob Knoop (approx. 4.2 miles away); Rose Hill Cemetery 1849 (approx. 4.8 miles away); Troy Civil War Monument (approx. 4.9 miles away); Marion A. Ross (approx. 4.9 miles away); Robert N. Hartzell (approx. 4.9 miles away); Nancy Currie- Gregg (approx. 4.9 miles away); Clayton Brukner (approx. 4.9 miles away).
Also see . . . 1909 History of Lost Creek Township. (Submitted on March 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,631 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.