John Minor Maury

Died: 24 Jun 1823

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John Minor Maury

Died: 24 Jun 1823
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From the book 'The Maury Family Tree' by Sue West Teague on pages 250-251: John Minor Maury died of yellow fever after courageous conduct in routing pirates in the West Indies, buried at sea June 24, 1823. Entered US Navy 1809 at age 13 as a Midshipman. He sailed on a merchant ship to China and with

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John Minor Maury

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Confederate Cemetery

Washington Ave
Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, Virginia
United States

Epitaph

He was buried at sea.

Headstone Description



Daughter of Fontaine Maury & Betty Brooke. Widow of John Minor Maury, United States Navy, who died June 24, 1823: and was buried at Sea. This stone is placed in memory of his Father and Mother by their only son.

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NAVY
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janus532

May 4, 2012
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VsunJ3

November 26, 2020
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May 1, 2012

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  • Eliza Maury
    Buried here
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  • Eliza Maury
    Buried here
    26 Aug 1793 - 25 Jan 1872
  • Fontaine Maury
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  • Betty Brooke Maury
    Mother
    Others not buried here
  • John Minor Maury
    Husband
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Contributor: VsunJ3 Created: 3 months ago Updated: 3 months ago

From the book "The Maury Family Tree" by Sue West Teague on pages 250-251: John Minor Maury died of yellow fever after courageous conduct in routing pirates in the West Indies, buried at sea June 24, 1823. Entered US Navy 1809 at age 13 as a Midshipman. He sailed on a merchant ship to China and with four men was left on one of the Marquesa Islands to procure sandalwood. War with England broke out and the five were left for two years on the island, subsisting on fish and coconut. He and one other survivor were rescued by Capt. David Porter, commander of the Essex. He was commissioned Lt. 28 June 1811.

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United States Navy

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Grave record for John Minor Maury (Died: 24 Jun 1823), BillionGraves Record 40736753 Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States

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