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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1815

Vol. I
p140
143

(Born O.)

Aarona G. Gano

(Ap'd O.)

Born Mar. 6, 1798, Cincinnati,b OH.

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, Jan. 8, 1814, to Mar. 2, 1815, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Third Lieut., Corps of Artillery, Mar. 2, 1815.

Served in garrison at New York harbor, 1815‑17.

Resigned, Oct. 1, 1817.

Civil History. — Merchant, Cincinnati, O., 1817‑40, and at Hannibal, Mo., 1840‑54.

Died, Dec. 2, 1854, near Cincinnati, O.: Aged 58.

Buried, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH.


Thayer's Notes:

a His tombstone (q.v.) spells his name Aron.

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b His tombstone gives his place of birth as Cincinnati, but the town was not formally incorporated until after he was born; in strict accuracy then, he was born in Hamilton County.


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