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Near Casstown in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Brigadier General John Webb

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2010
1. Brigadier General John Webb Marker
Inscription.
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 of Casstown. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3220 N. Ohio Route 589, Casstown OH 45312, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Staunton Veterans Memorial
Brigadier General John Webb Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2010
2. Brigadier General John Webb Marker
Looking NW.
(approx. 4 miles away); Marion A. Ross (approx. 4.9 miles away); Troy Veterans Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); Engine Storage Location (approx. 5 miles away); Overfield Tavern (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Dilbone Massacre (approx. 5.1 miles away); Christiansburg Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away); Troy's Public Square & Third Courthouse (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  1909 History of Lost Creek Township. (Submitted on March 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernmentMilitaryNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812
 
Brig Gen John Webb Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2010
3. Brig Gen John Webb Grave Marker
Brig Gen John Webb Grave Marker Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2010
4. Brig Gen John Webb Grave Marker Detail
 
 
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 1,498 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.
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