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Foote Pond Cemetery

Wabash Township

Gibson County, Indiana



Coordinates:  Latitude, 38.2529; Longitude, 87.8570
Congressional Location:  NE-1/4; SECTION 21; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 13W
Common Directions:  N/A
Last updated  03 Mar 2010

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Death

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Foote

Ziba

4 Jul 1785

30 Apr 1806

He was not yet twenty-one when he lost his life Apr 30, 1806 in the pond which bears his name (Foote's Pond). He lost his life in this manner: "...[he was] conducting a government survey...attempted to pass through the pond with his compass and Jacob-staff...got in over his depth...sank to rise no more. Two hours afterward his body was recovered...buried late
that evening on a small hill near the pond...[he was] born in Newtown, Conn. Jul 4, 1785, graduated at Yale...remains later moved to Bedford, IND by his brother, Dr. W. Foote..."
(Dr. W Foote was a doctor in Gibson County.)
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Tomb of Dr. Foote, father of the limestone industry in Lawrence County, Indiana

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