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HELP! Grave has been located flag male ancestor  William Porter  GASTON

  (b. 5 March 1787 Chester County, Crown Colony of South Carolina   d. 29 December 1821 Chester County, South Carolina, USA )  

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William Porter GASTON was born 5 March 1787 in Chester County, Crown Colony of South Carolina

William Porter GASTON was the child of ?   and   ?

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William Porter  married  Sarah "Sally" TINDALL .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Sarah "Sally" TINDALL  was born 4 March 1797 in Warren County, Georgia, USA.  Sarah "Sally" died 2 September 1879 in Limestone County, Alabama, USA.  Sarah "Sally" was the child of Larkin Asa TINDALL and Martha GOING.

William Porter GASTON died 29 December 1821 in Chester County, South Carolina, USA.

son of William Audley Gaston and Ann Porter

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Prior to 1729 - Crown Colony of Carolina
1729 - 1788 - Crown Colony of South Carolina
May 23, 1788 - South Carolina becomes 8th U.S. state

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of William Porter GASTON


William Porter GASTON married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Sarah "Sally" TINDALL-- Place: 
Sarah "Sally" TINDALL was the child of Larkin Asa TINDALL and Martha GOING

Children of William Porter GASTON and Sarah "Sally" TINDALL:

Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Martha Caroline GASTON (b.4 August 1822, , South Carolina, USA  d. 10 May 1877, Cherokee County, Texas, USA)
m. George Winston BOOTH 24 May 1839

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birth1787 Birth
5 March 1787
Chester County, South Carolina, USA

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death1821 Death
29 December 1821
Chester County, South Carolina, USA
1822 Birth of Child
Martha Caroline GASTON was born 4 August 1822, , South Carolina, USA
William Porter Gaston, son of William Audley Gaston and Ann Porter, was born near Fishing Creek in Chester South Carolina. His father was a Captain in the New Acquisition Militia during the Revolutionary War and son of John & Esther Gaston; known revolution patriots.

William followed his grandfather and several uncles in the occupation of a surveyor. There are numerous surveys signed by William in the South Carolina History Archives.

At the age of 27, William Porter Gaston married Miss Sarah B. Tindall, daughter of Larkin Asa Tindall and the former Martha Going. William and Sarah would have three children:
Trusvan Cheeves (1818-1888)
Asa Harper (1819-1881)
Martha Caroline {Booth} (1822-1877)

Sadly, William Porter Gaston died before his only daughter was born. Sarah, now widowed, pregnant with two young son; would marry Charles Cunningham and emigrate to Limestone, Alabama.

William Porter Gaston was buried in the churchyard cemetery at Fishing Creek Presbyterian, the church of his birth, baptism and marriage.

William is buried at: Fishing Creek Presbyterian Cemetery Chester Chester County South Carolina, USA
Added: 8/29/2016 9:55:51 AM - Updated: 9/19/2017 8:15:09 AM

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