Fox Valley Chapter Patriot Profile


Private Gideon Warner 17xx - 1843

This page contains information on Gideon Warner, one of the soldiers who fought in the American Revolution and who are buried in one of the counties served by the Fox Valley Chapter. This page contains his biography and photographs of his grave.

Gideon Warner enlisted before his xxth birthday. He lived to be almost xx years old and is buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Wheaton, Illinois.


Biography of Patriot Gideon Warner


The biography of Gideon Warner is being written and should be available by June 2006. The sign in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery states: Gideon Warner, Massachusetts native, enlisted April 20, 1778 and served for a year as a private in Captain Pomeroy's company of Colonel Woods regiment in the New York State area. He is the only veteran of the Revolutionary War buried here in 1843.

Sign in Pleasant Hill Cemetery


Photos from the Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Gideon Warner is buried near the center of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery only 10 feet from the flagpole. The Pleasant Cemetery is a small cemetery located on the south side of Geneva Road west of Wheaton. It is normally locked and not open to the public. To visit the cemetery call 630-668-1616 for an appointment.
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Warner Sign A large sign, visible to traffic on Geneva Road, proclaims that Gideon Warner is buried here. Cemetery Phone numbers On Coventry, the side street is this sign with the phone number to gain access to the cemetery.
Flagpole and Grave The flag on Gideon Warner's grave is visible in the open field to the left behind the flagpole and tablet. Warner Grave and Flagpole This photo shows Gideon Warner's grave in the foreground while looking north to Geneva Road.
Pleasant Hill Cemetery A close-up of the memorial tablet for the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Placed perhaps on its 100th anniversary. Gideon Warner Grave A close up of Gideon Warner's head stone with an American flag waving in the breeze.