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Charles Town in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Major James Gibson

 
 
Major James Gibson Monument (East Side) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2017
1. Major James Gibson Monument (East Side)
Inscription.

Major James Gibson
Son of Andrew Gibson and Sarah Hopkins,
was born August 10, 1776, at
Lancaster, Penna. Came to
Winchester, Virginia with
his parents in 1779.
Commissioned by
Governor Cabell in 1807
Captain of Hampshire County
Light Infantry Company
in the 77th Regiment of Virginia.
Commissioned by
President Madison in 1812
as Captain in the 12th Regiment
of United States Infantry.
After the war Captain Gibson
continued some years in service
in the Ordnance Department.
Later was Major in regiment of
Virginia Militia. Moved from
Romney to Frederick County
where he was one of the
Justices of County Court
and several terms in the
General Assembly of Virginia.
Moved again to Romney,
Hampshire County, from which
in 1845 he came to
Charles Town Jefferson County,
dying here on October 13, 1847.
In the discharge of the duties
of Neighbor, Friend, Husband
and Father he was highly
useful, honored and beloved.
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A tribute of filial affection
to the memory of
Major James Gibson
and Susan Gregg
his wife

 
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Major James Gibson Monument (North Side) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2017
2. Major James Gibson Monument (North Side)
the Gibson Family.
 
Location. 39° 17.423′ N, 77° 51.172′ W. Marker is in Charles Town, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Touch for map. Monument can be reached from cemetery entrance at Seminary and Congress Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town WV 25414, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Davenport Brothers Revolutionary War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Confederate Dead (about 400 feet away); Edge Hill Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Lock Graveyard Memorial (about 400 feet away); Rutherford House (about 600 feet away); The Stribling House (about 700 feet away); Zion Episcopal Churchyard (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles Town.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar of 1812
 
Major James Gibson Monument (West Side) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2017
3. Major James Gibson Monument (West Side)
Major James Gibson Monument (South Side) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2017
4. Major James Gibson Monument (South Side)
Major James Gibson Monument (South Side) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2017
5. Major James Gibson Monument (South Side)
Major James Gibson / Gibson Family Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2017
6. Major James Gibson / Gibson Family Monument
Major James Gibson N.S.U.S.D. of 1812 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2017
7. Major James Gibson N.S.U.S.D. of 1812 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 102 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 17, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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