LAWRENCE COUNTY, KENTUCKY MILITARY LEGACY

Written And Compiled By Waukesha Lowe Sammons

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, KENTUCKY SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, MARINES

REMEMBER AND NAME, A - Z

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WORLD WAR I

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WILLIAMSON

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WILLIAMSON, JOHN E. (1892-1918), U. S. ARMY, KILLED IN ACTION, WORLD WAR I.
HOMETOWN:  Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  May 1892, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Susan Salmons and Solomon Williamson.
GRANDPARENTS:  Elizabeth Ann Castle and Oliver Salmons.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Susan Hardwick and Thomas Salmons, Union Army, Civil War.
GREAT-GREATGRANDPARENTS:  Edna Osborne, first wife and Rowland Salmons II.
GRANDPARENTS:  Evaline Permelia Evans and William Williamson.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Elizabeth Jackson and Alden Williamson I, American Revolutionary War.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  U. S. Army Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, U. S. Army, World War I.
DATE OF DEATH:  9 October 1918, Killed In Action, World War I.
STATUS:  Killed In Action, World War I.
CEMETERY:  Meuse – Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  My Begetters The Salmons, Volume I by Ruth Sammons Nasser, copyright 1986.  Soldiers Of The Great War, copyright 1920.  World War I Honor Roll.  WWI, WWII and Korean War Casualty Listings.
NOTE:  I placed John E. Williamson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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WORLD WAR II

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SAMMONS

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SONS OF FARABELL "FAIRY BELL" MOORE AND JAMES SAMUEL SAMMONS:
ARGUS LINSEY SAMMONS.  CHARLES CARLOS SAMMONS.  GARLAND SAMMONS.


SAMMONS, ARGUS LINSEY (1923-1992), UNITED STATES ARMY, WORLD WAR II
HOMETOWN:  Clifford, Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Huntington, West Virginia.  Williamson, Mingo County, West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH:  17 November 1923, Clifford, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Farabell “Fairy Bell” Moore and James Samuel Sammons.
GRANDPARENTS:  Rachel E. Hammonds and Jeremiah J. Sammons.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Nancy Cox and Rowland Salmons.
SPOUSE:  Miranda Perry, second wife, married in 1984.  Divorced first wife in October 1982.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  23 August 1943.  DISCHARGE DATE:  20 January 1946.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Army.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  United States Army, World War II.
DATE OF DEATH:  3 November 1992.
SOURCES:  Census.  U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death.  U. S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index.  Virginia Marriage Records.                                                                                                                                                                  NOTE:  I placed Argus Linsey Sammons on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.


SAMMONS, CHARLES CARLOS (1922-2011), UNITED STATES ARMY, WORLD WAR II.
HOMETOWN:  Clifford, Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Columbus, Ohio.  Tennessee.
DATE OF BIRTH:  2 May 1922.
PARENTS:  Farabell “Fairy Bell” Moore and James Samuel Sammons.
GRANDPARENTS:  Rachel E. Hammonds and Jeremiah J. Sammons.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Nancy Cox and Rowland Salmons.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  20 October 1942 in Huntington, West Virginia.
DATE OF DEATH:  18 February 2011.
SOURCES:  Census.  U. S. Social Security Death Index.  U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records.
NOTE:  I placed Charles Carlos Sammons on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.


SAMMONS, GARLAND (1918-1959), U. S. ARMY, PURPLE HEART, WORLD WAR II.
HOMETOWN:  Clifford, Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Rockcastle, Lawrence County, Kentucky.  Wayne County, West Virginia.  Inez, Martin County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  23 August 1918, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Farabell “Fairy Bell” Moore and James Samuel Sammons (11 March 1881-29 January 1959).
GRANDPARENTS:  Rachel E. Hammonds and Jeremiah J. Sammons.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Nancy Cox and Rowland Salmons.
SPOUSE:  Nola Mae Hammond.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  15 September 1941 in Huntington, West Virginia.
DISCHARGE DATE:  20 July 1945.
SERVICE NUMBER:  35212235.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  U. S. Army.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  HQ CO, 751st Tank Battalion, U. S. Army, World War II.
MEMBER OF UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA.
DATE OF DEATH:  1 May 1959, killed at work during a slate fall, Delbarton, West Virginia.
CEMETERY:  Sammons Cemetery, Clifford, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
U. S. HEADSTONE APPLICATIONS FOR MILITARY VETERANS:  1959, signed by Nola M. Sammons.  (spouse).
U. S. MEDAL:  Purple Heart.
SOURCES:  Big Sandy News, 1959 Obituaries.  Census.  Findagrave.  Kentucky Birth Index.  Lawrence County, Kentucky Genealogical and Historical Society, Inc.; lckghs.com.  U. S. Headstone Applications For Military Veterans.  U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records.                                                                                                                                                                             NOTE:  I placed Garland Sammons on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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