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Dumfries in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Willoughby Tebbs

 
 
Willoughby Tebbs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 8, 2008
1. Willoughby Tebbs Marker
Inscription.
Revolutionary War Soldier
Willoughby Tebbs
2 LT, QM, Grayson's Regt, VA
1759 - 1803

 
Erected 2002 by Bill of Rights Chapter, NSDAR.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 33.317′ N, 77° 17.935′ W. Marker is in Dumfries, Virginia, in Prince William County. Touch for map. Marker is down a short, private road. Marker is in this post office area: Dumfries VA 22026, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Graham Park (approx. 1.6 miles away); Dumfries Raid (approx. 1.6 miles away); Revolutionary War Campaign of 1781 (approx. 1.6 miles away); History of Dumfries (approx. 1.6 miles away); Dumfries - Love’s Tavern (approx. 1.6 miles away); Colonial Dumfries - Williams Ordinary (approx. 1.6 miles away); In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C. (approx. 1.8 miles away); Prince William County Court House (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dumfries.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. William Grayson, who led Prince William County’s Revolutionary
Willoughby Tebbs Marker and Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 8, 2008
2. Willoughby Tebbs Marker and Gravestone
Militia unit in which Willoughby Tebbs served, is buried nearby.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army During the War of the Revolution. A book by Francis Bernard Heitman published in 1967 by Genealogical Publishing Company.

"Tibbs, Willoughby (Va). Ensign of Grayson's Additional Continental Regulars, 5th March, 1777; 2d Lieutenant, 8th June, 1777; Regimental Quartermaster, 1st July, 1778; resigned 28th September, 1778. (Name also spelled Tebbs.)" (Submitted on March 11, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

2. Family Tree of Willoughby Foushee Tebbs (b. 1760, d. 22 Oct 1803). (Submitted on March 11, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
3. Prince William County , VA - Cemeteries – “Tebbsdale” Cemetery. A Survey Report of the Tebbsdale cemetery site, conducted by Susan R. Morton on Nov. 9, 1937.

Please note that this correspondent's own survey and other online records research contradict some of the text of this 1937 report. The gravestones may have been cleaned at some point after this initial report, and thus a more accurate reading is possible. (Submitted on March 11, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Tebbsdale Cemetery and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 8, 2008
3. Tebbsdale Cemetery and Marker
Quantico Creek can be seen in the background.
Gravestones of Willoughby, Betsey, and Foushee Tebbs image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 8, 2008
4. Gravestones of Willoughby, Betsey, and Foushee Tebbs
Willoughby William Tebbs' Gravestone is just out of site to the left.
Inscription on Col. Willoughby Tebbs' Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 8, 2008
5. Inscription on Col. Willoughby Tebbs' Gravestone
in memory
of
Col. Willoughby Tebbs
who departed this
life october 22thd
1803 Aged 44 years
Inscription on Betsey Tebbs' Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 8, 2008
6. Inscription on Betsey Tebbs' Gravestone
In memory of
Betsey Tebbs
wife of
Willoughby Tebbs
who was born the 6th Oct.
1771 and died the 18th of
March 1852
Inscription on Willoughby William Tebbs' Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 8, 2008
7. Inscription on Willoughby William Tebbs' Gravestone
In
Memory of
Willoughby Wm. Tebbs,
who departed this life
Nov. 25th 1852,
aged 52 years
11 months
and 5 days
Inscription on Foushee Tebbs' Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 8, 2008
8. Inscription on Foushee Tebbs' Gravestone
In memory of
Dr. Foushee Tebbs
Son of
Willoughby and Betsey
Tebbs
Born Jan 28th 1797
Died Dec. 17th 1835
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,206 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on March 11, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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