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Edmund Pendleton Gaines
Birth: Mar. 20, 1777
Culpeper County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1849
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

United States Army Major General. Arrested Aaron Burr for treason. Awarded a gold medal and special commendation from congress as well as commendations from the state legislatures of Virginia, Tennessee and New York for gallantry at Fort Erie in 1814. Surveyed the Gaines trace between Nashville and Natchez. Served under Andrew Jackson in the Creek and Seminole campaigns, and served in the Black Hawk War. Son of James Gaines and Elizabeth Strother. Brother of George Strother Gaines. Husband of Frances Toulmin, Barbara Blount, and Myra Clark. Cities of Gainesville Georgia, Florida, and Texas, named for him. (bio by: Mark Gaines Jessop) 
 
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 Parents:
  James Gaines (1743 - 1829)
  Elizabeth Strother Gaines (1744 - 1830)
 
 Spouses:
  Barbara Grainger Blount Gaines (1792 - 1836)*
  Myra Clark Gaines (1806 - 1885)*
  Frances Toulmin Gaines (1788 - 1811)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Taylor Gaines (1775 - 1821)*
  Edmund Pendleton Gaines (1777 - 1849)
  George Strother Gaines (1784 - 1873)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Church Street Cemetery
Mobile
Mobile County
Alabama, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Mark Gaines Jessop
Record added: Mar 23, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10656863
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