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Gideon Macon, Sr.

Nicknames: "Mekins", "Meacon", "G.", "de macon"
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

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