Major James Gibbon

1758 - 1835

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Major James Gibbon

1758 - 1835
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Grave site information of Major James Gibbon (1758 - 1835) at Shockoe Hill Cemetery in Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, United States from BillionGraves

Life Information

Major James Gibbon

Born:
Died:

Shockoe Hill Cemetery

1000 Bates St
Richmond, Richmond, Virginia
United States

Epitaph

Revolutionary Soldier

Headstone Description

Stone added by Virginia Conservation Com 1946

Military Service

MAJOR
ARMY
Transcriber

JohnsonBoys

December 29, 2014
Photographer

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December 26, 2014

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Military Service

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Major. Continental Army Revolutionary War

Rank

MAJOR

Branch

ARMY

Life timeline of Major James Gibbon

1758
Major James Gibbon was born in 1758
Major James Gibbon was 46 years old when The Lewis and Clark Expedition departs from Camp Dubois and begins its historic journey by traveling up the Missouri River. The Lewis and Clark Expedition from May 1804 to September 1806, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first American expedition to cross the western portion of the United States. It began near St. Louis, made its way westward, and passed through the Continental Divide of the Americas to reach the Pacific coast. The Corps of Discovery was a selected group of US Army volunteers under the command of Captain Meriwether Lewis and his close friend Second Lieutenant William Clark.
Major James Gibbon was 54 years old when Charles Dickens, English novelist and critic (d. 1870) Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the 20th century critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories are still widely read today.
Major James Gibbon was 67 years old when The Erie Canal opens: Passage from Albany, New York to Lake Erie. The Erie Canal is a canal in New York, United States that is part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System. Originally, it ran 363 miles (584 km) from where Albany meets the Hudson River to where Buffalo meets Lake Erie. It was built to create a navigable water route from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. When completed in 1825, it was the second longest canal in the world and greatly affected the development and economy of New York, New York City, and the United States.
Major James Gibbon died in 1835 at the age of 77
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