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.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1793.
Location. 40° 4.537′ N, 84° 7.078′ W. Marker is near Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3220 N Ohio Route 589, Casstown OH 45312, United States of America. 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); Lincoln's Funeral Car (approx. 4.3 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).
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,877 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.