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Gideon Macon, Sr.

Nicknames: "Mekins", "Meacon", "G.", "de macon"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Saone, Loire, Rhone-Alpes, France
Death: Died in New Kent, New Kent, Virginia, present United States
Place of Burial: Cemetery on Macon's Island, New Kent County, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Louis de Macon; William Macon; Catherine de Macon and Ann Macon
Husband of Martha Macon
Father of Gideon Hunt Macon, Jr.; Anne Christian; Martha Jones; Amy Macon; Col. William Macon and 6 others
Brother of William Macon; Emanuel De Macon and Charles De Macon

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About Gideon Macon, Sr.

He was a lawyer and represented New Kent County in the Burgesses (1693-1702). He was a colonel in the county militia. He was an early vestryman of Bruton parish, Williamsburg, Virginia, which was established in 1674. There is a bronze tablet on his pew with his name on it

	Gideon Macon was buried at the family cemetery, Macon Island, Virginia. But his grave was destroyed by federal troops in the Peninsula Campaign (1862) and it cannot be identified. (p. 315). Another source states that he was buried in the chancel of the Bruton Parish church. On the left is a Memorial Plaque for Gideon Macon. It reads: Huguenot Gideon Macon (1648 - 1702) Forfather of Martha Washington and Countless Thousands of French Protestant Blood. His memory is a light unto our feet, A chart to enrich our lives, and A heritage to cherish in our hearts. Society of the founders of Manakin In the Colony of Virginia 1973

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Gideon Macon, Sr.'s Timeline

1648
1648
Saone, Loire, Rhone-Alpes, France
1681
1681
Age 33
King William, VA, USA
1682
June 20, 1682
Age 34
St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia, United States
1684
1684
Age 36
1685
December 15, 1685
Age 37
St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia, United States
1687
1687
Age 39
New Kent, Virginia
1690
1690
Age 42
New Kent Co, VA
1690
Age 42
1693
November 11, 1693
Age 45
St. Peter's Parish, New Kent county, Virginia, present United States
1695
December 17, 1695
Age 47
St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia, United States