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Rev. John G Gammons

Lot Title

Gammons
Location in Cemetery
Section: E     Lot: 34     Grave: --

Date of death

Jan-29-1912

Date of birth

Jan-7-1836

Age

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Verse (Legibility: G - GOOD)

Keep in memory what I preached to you. Always faithful.

Veteran Information

Veteran: Yes

Relatives

Husband of Hannah W. White; Hannah's stone is to the right of Reverend Gammons' gravestone.

Stone Shape

R - ROUNDED TOP

Stone Decoration

O - OTHER

Stone Condition

G - GOOD

Stone Material

G - GRANITE

State of Stone

U - OK - STANDING UPRIGHT

Other Information

VR state that Rev. John G. Gammons, s. Mathias E. & Hannah, was born January, 1836 in Rochester, MA. He served in the Civil War enlisting in 1862 as a clergyman & later served as a recruting officer. From 1879-1882 he served the Point Methodist Church & lived at 1998 Main Road which he rented from Jehiel Baker (also a civil war veteran buried at the Point cemetery). Source: Andrew C. Macomber & Richard W. Wertz manuscript "Westporters and the Civil War". "Soldiers, Sailors & Marines in the Civil War" states he enlisted in Co. A, MA 3rd Inf. Regiment on 23 Sep 1862 reaching the rank of 2nd lieutenant & mustering out on 26 Jan 1863. On 10 Oct 1863 enlisted in Co. F, 3d Heavy Artillery & mustered out 30 Jan 1865. On 30 Jan he joined Co 18th, MA 18th Infantry Co. & mustered out 12 May 1865.

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Cemetery


WESTPORT POINT


Address

1912 Main Road, Corner of Drift Road
Westport
Massachusetts
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Supplementary Information

610   Marked Stones in this Cemetery
45   Unmarked Stones (Fieldstones) in this Cemetery

G.R. 4. - gravestone record, Westport Point Cemetery in Westport Vital Records to 1850. This cemetery is located within the rural residential and historic area of Westport Point. The cemetery is south of and considered under the authority of the Westport Point United Methodist Church. However the records are not clear. The Town of Westport maintains the cemetery.

Map Details

GPS North: 41.52355
GPS West: 71.0746
(Readings from: Public entrance gate on Main Road.)

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