Brigadier General John Webb

Brigadier General John Webb (HMIVR)

Location: Casstown, OH 45312 Miami County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 4.537', W 84° 7.078'

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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.
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number23-55
Year Placed2008
Placed ByMiami County Milestones Committee, Miami County Foundation, Troy Foundation, and The Ohio Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 9:30am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 745755 N 4440131
Decimal Degrees40.07561667, -84.11796667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 4.537', W 84° 7.078'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 4' 32.22" N, 84° 7' 4.68" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3235 N State Route 589, Casstown OH 45312, US
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