Edwin Bennett Macomb – Military Son

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Birth:  December 3, 1802 – Death: January 19, 1831

Edwin Bennett Macomb, listed in Arlington's records only as son of Alexander Macomb, Sr.

Edwin Bennett was last-born son of Jane Marshall and Alexander Macomb, Sr.  He was born on December 3, 1802 and died in Georgetown, D.C. on January 19, 1831 (the same day as his Father).

He was originally buried in the Old Presbyterian Burial Grounds in Georgetown, D.C.  However, he and his Mother were moved from there to Arlington National Cemetery (Section 1, Grave 302B) on 12 May 1892.

Buried in this same gravesite is his mother, Jane Marshall Rucker Macomb.

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Jane (Janette) Marshall Rucker Macomb, second wife of Alexander Macomb, Sr.
Jane was age 36  at the time this was painted in NYC in 1797.  She is the mother of
Edwin Bennett Macomb as well as the grandmother of Daniel Henry Rucker.
and William Alexander Rucker. She was  born 27 August 1761, at Nassau,
New Providence Island. and died 3 March 1849, Geogetown, D.C.

MACOMB, EDWIN B
7 DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION PB W  SITE LOT 302
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
SON OF ALEXANDER MACOMB, MAJ GEN, USA

Edward Bennett Macomb Gravesite – Section One

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Edward Bennett Macomb Gravesite – Section One

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Jane Marshall Rucker Macomb Gravesite – Section 1

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