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Mocksville in Davie County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Basil Gaither

 
 
Basil Gaither Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, September 13, 2021
1. Basil Gaither Marker
Inscription.  
BORN 1751, MARYLAND
WIFE: Margaret Watkins
Migrated to Rowan County (Now Davie) in 1781
CHILDREN: Ellen (Nellie) b. 1769; Walter b. 1772; Nicholas b. 1773; Basil, Jr. b. 1774; Gassaway b. 1780; Nathan b. 1788; Betsey b. 1790
CAPTAIN: Revolutionary War
JUSTICE: Rowan County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
MEMBER: General Assembly of N.C. 1788-1802 (Except 1798)
MEMBER: Ratification Convention, Fayetteville
Voted to Ratify United States Constitution, Nov. 21, 1789
Died 1802, Burial Site Near Here

 
Erected 1990.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is October 21, 1789.
 
Location. 35° 54.556′ N, 80° 34.642′ W. Marker is in Mocksville, North Carolina, in Davie County. Marker can be reached from Yadkinville Road (U.S. 601). Located in Joppa Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mocksville NC 27028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the
Basil Gaither Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, September 13, 2021
2. Basil Gaither Marker
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crow flies. In 1827 (a few steps from this marker); The Boone Family in Davie County (within shouting distance of this marker); H. Andrew Lagle (approx. 1.3 miles away); Davie County in the Civil War (approx. 1.4 miles away); Davie County War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hinton R. Helper (approx. 1.4 miles away); Boone Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Boone Tract (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mocksville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Jul. 3, 2022