PIKE COUNTY, KENTUCKY MILITARY LEGACY

Written And Compiled By Waukesha Lowe Sammons

Copyright 2017          infor@perrycountykentuckymilitarylegacy.com          All Rights Reserved

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PIKE COUNTY, KENTUCKY SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, MARINES

REMEMBER AND NAME, A - Z

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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR (1861 - 1865)

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BROWN

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BROWN, WILLIAM SMITH (1836-1925), UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Canada, Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Virginia.  Forks of Sandy River, Pond Creek, Big Creek, Coburn Branch and Canada in Pike County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  13 March 1836 in Virginia.
PARENTS:  Sarah Ayers / Heirs and John H. Brown.
SPOUSE:  Delilah Blackburn (first wife).  Harriett Bevins (second wife).
SON:  William Cody Brown (1894-1918), by second wife, Harriett Bevins.  William Cody Brown was Killed In Action in France in World War I on the day of the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  15 November 1862 in Peach Orchard, Kentucky.  16 February 1863.  5 May 1865.
DISCHARGE DATE:  8 November 1863.  15 September 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  U. S. Union Army Volunteers.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company E, 39th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteers, Union Army, Civil War.
FILED FOR INVALID MILITARY PENSION, 1 MARCH 1889,:  William S. Brown, Co. D, 39th Kentucky Infantry, State of Kentucky.
1890 VETERANS SCHEDULES, KENTUCKY, PIKE COUNTY:  Disability Incurred, Heart Disease.
DATE OF DEATH:  30 October 1925, Pike County, Kentucky.
BURIAL:  Yes, 1 November 1925.
CEMETERY:  Stanley Family Cemetery, Canada, Pike County, Kentucky.
HEADSTONE INSCRIPTION:  “Kind Father Of Love, Thou Art Gone To Thy Rest, Forever To Bask, In The Joys Of The Blest.”
SOURCES:  American Civil War soldiers.  Census.  1890 Veterans Schedules, Kentucky, Pike County.  Kentucky Death Records.  Kentucky Marriages, Pike County.  Findagrave # 133915554.  U. S. Civil War Pension Index.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers Records And Profiles, 1861-1865.  U. S. Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.    
NOTE:  I placed William Smith Brown 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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MAY

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MAY, JOHN HENDERSON (1832-1920), UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Mouth of Pond Creek, Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Lower Elkhorn and Praise in Pike County, Kentucky.  Cherokee, Lawrence County, Kentucky.   
DATE OF BIRTH:  9 October 1832, Kentucky.
MOTHER:  Elizabeth May, daughter of Nancy Ann Ball and Daniel May.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Elizabeth Tunnel and George Russell Ball.
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Ann Nancy Brashear and Moses Ball, second cousin of President George Washington.
SIXTH-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Richford and Benjamin Brashear, French Huguenot Protestant Immigrants.
SPOUSE:  Nancy Smith.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:                         DISCHARGE DATE:
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.  Served 18 months.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company E, 39th Regiment, Kentucky Mounted Infantry, Union Army, American Civil War.
1890 VETERANS SCHEDULES, Kentucky, Pike County, John H. May, Private, Company E, 39th Kentucky Infantry, Post Office, Praise, Pike County, Kentucky.
U. S. CIVIL WAR PENSION INDEX:  John H. May filed on 17 July 1891 in Kentucky.
DATE OF DEATH: 3 October 1920 in Lawrence County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  Yatesville Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Busseyville, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  1890 Veterans Schedules.  Kentucky Death Record.  Kentucky Marriage Records.  The Brashear Story A Family History by Troy L. Back and Leon Brashear, 1963.  U. S. Civil War Pension Index.   
NOTE:  I placed John Henderson May 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.
NOTE:  I placed John Henderson May on my ~ Combs Collins Sumner Adams Holbrook Caudill Kelley Mullins; Brashear Young Campbell Cornett Woods Dorton Asher Bowling Sizemore ~ Maternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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MAY, WILLIAM I. (1848–1925), UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Coeburn, Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Pond Creek and Belfry in Pike County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  16 September 1848 in Pike County, Kentucky.  Date varies on documents.  He was listed on the 1850 Census.
PARENTS:  Nancy Ball and James M. “Coodler” May.
GRANDPARENTS:  Elizabeth Maynard and Moses Ball III.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Elizabeth Tunnel and George Russell Ball.
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Ann Nancy Brashear and Moses Ball, cousin of President George Washington.
SIXTH-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Richford and Benjamin Brashear, French Huguenot Protestant Immigrants.
SPOUSE:  Lucinda Easter Williamson, wed first wife 30 April 1868.  Lydia J. “Lilly” Frank, wed second wife17 August 1902.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company E, 39th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry, Union Army, American Civil War.
DATE OF DEATH:  8 June 1925 in Belfry, Pike County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  Coeburn Point Cemetery, Huddy, Pike County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave # 171686325.  Kentucky Death Records.  National Park Service Soldiers and Sailors.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers.  West Virginia Marriages, Mingo County.  
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s great-great-grandfather, William I. May 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.
NOTE:  I placed William I. May on my ~ Combs Collins Sumner Adams Holbrook Caudill Kelley Mullins; Brashear Young Campbell Cornett Woods Dorton Asher Bowling Sizemore ~ Maternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.
NOTE:  DO NOT CONFUSE WILLIAM I. MAY (1848-1925), SON OF NANCY BALL (1825-?) AND JAMES M. “COODLER” MAY (1825 VA-?) WITH:  
~ WILLIAM JEFFERSON MAY (1849-1926), WHO WAS THE SON OF SARAH COLEMAN AND JAMES MAY (1826-?);
~ NOR WITH WILLIAM JEFFERSON MAY (1836-1927), WHO WAS THE SON OF MARY ANN MAY.

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THE HATFIELD AND McCOY FEUD

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ASA HARMON “ACY” McCOY (1828-1865) ENLISTED IN THE UNION ARMY DURING THE CIVIL WAR.  HE WAS GIVEN A MILITARY FURLOUGH HOME.  ON THE RETURN TRIP BACK TO HIS REGIMENT, HE WAS TRACKED AND KILLED ON 7 JANUARY 1865.  HE WAS THE BROTHER OF RANDOLPH “RANDALL” McCOY (1825-1914), WHO WOULD HAVE FIVE OF HIS CHILDREN MURDERED DURING THE FEUD:  TOLBERT, PHARMER, RANDOLPH, JR., CALVIN AND ALIFAIR.

IN 1881, SARAH AND RANDOLPH McCOY’S DAUGHTER, ROSEANNA McCOY (1859-1889), HAD A DAUGHTER, BY JOHNSE HATFIELD, SON OF WILLIAM ANDERSON “DEVIL ANSE” HATFIELD (1837-1920) AND LEVISA CHAFIN.  JOHNSE MARRIED NANCY McCOY, DAUGHTER OF MARTHA CLINE AND ASA HARMON McCOY (1828-1865).  NANCY AND ROSEANNA WERE FIRST COUSINS.  ROSEANNA’S DAUGHTER DIED BEFORE REACHING HER FIRST BIRTHDAY.

 IN AN ELECTION DAY FIGHT IN AUGUST 1882, ELLISON HATFIELD (1842-1882), BROTHER OF WILLIAM ANDERSON “DEVIL ANSE” HATFIELD, DIED AFTER ENGAGING IN A FIGHT WITH  ONE OR MORE OF RANDOLPH McCOY’S SONS.

 

ON AUGUST 9, 1882, RANDOLPH McCOY'S SONS, TOLBERT, PHARMER AND RANDOLPH, JR. WERE TIED TO PAWPAW BUSHES AND MURDERED BY GUNSHOTS.


ON JANUARY 1, 1888, THE McCOY HOMEPLACE WAS BURNED TO THE GROUND.  RANDOLPH'S SON AND DAUGHTER, CALVIN AND ALIFAIR WERE INSIDE THE BURNING HOUSE.  WHEN THEY RAN OUTSIDE TO ESCAPE THE FLAMES, THEY WERE SHOT AND KILLED.  RANDOLPH"S WIFE, SARAH WAS BEATEN ON THE ICE COLD GROUND AND LEFT TO DIE.  SHE WAS UNABLE TO MOVE, TRAPPED BY HER BLOODY HAIR AND HEAD, WHICH HAD FROZEN SOLID AGAINST THE EARTH.  RANDOLPH AND SARAH SURVIVED THE ATTACK.

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  WORLD WAR II HATFIELD – MCCOY PATRIOTIC VICTORY SIGNATURE QUILT, 1943
        The Quilt Was Donated to the Ohio History Connection Museum Collections; ohio.memory.org

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The red, white and blue quilt honored Hatfield and McCoy Civil War Soldiers and World War II Soldiers.  The quiltmakers were America Hatfield McCoy and Rhoda Hall McCoy, who were sister-in-laws, living in Pike County, Kentucky during World War II.  America Hatfield married Frank McCoy, and Rhoda Hall married Asa Harmon “Bud” McCoy, Sr.  Frank and Asa were the sons of Mary Elizabeth Coleman and Larkin H. McCoy.

PERSONS HAVING THEIR NAMES EMBROIDERED ON THE WORLD WAR II PATRIOTIC VICTORY SIGNATURE QUILT
Upper Left Corner Star,  
~ Captain Anderson “Devil Anse” Hatfield, Logan Wildcats, Confederate States Army, 1863.  Anse (1837-1920) married Levisa Chafin.
Upper Right Corner Star, 
~ Private Asa Harmon McCoy, Union Army, 1863.  Asa (1828-1865) was the son of Margaret “Peggy” Taylor and Daniel McCoy, and Asa was the brother of Randolph “Randall” McCoy (1825-1914).  Asa was murdered while on military furlough during the Civil War.
Lower Left Corner Star, 
~ Private Woodrow McCoy, 1943.  Woodrow (1918-1979) was the son of America Hatfield and Frank McCoy.  Woodrow served in the United States Military in World War II.
Lower Right Corner Star,
~ Private Charles D. Hatfield, 1943.  Charles (1916-1987) was the son of Minnie Easter Smith and Tolbert McCoy Hatfield.  Charles served in the United States Military in World War II.
V Center,
~ Asa Harmon “Acy” McCoy, Jr. (1918-1988) was the son of Rhoda Hall and Asa Harmon “Bud” McCoy, Sr.  Acy served in the Unites States Army in World War II.
~ Rhoda Hall McCoy was the wife of Asa Harmon “Bud” McCoy, Sr.
~ Melissy Hatfield, currently unknown. 
~ Willie Hatfield, currently, his parents and military service are uncertain, because there were many others with the same name and few available documents.  The name on the quilt might belong to Willie Hatfield, son of James Landon Hatfield and Anna McCoy, who was the daughter of Louisa Visa Stafford and Elliott Alexander “Doc” McCoy.

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MCCOY

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SONS OF MARGARET “PEGGY” TAYLOR AND DANIEL MCCOY
ASA HARMON “ACY” MCCOY AND RANDOLPH “RANDALL” MCCOY

                    


















McCOY, ASA HARMON “ACY” (1828-1865), MURDERED ON MILITARY FURLOUGH, UNION ARMY SOLDIER, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.   
HOMETOWN:  Peter Creek, near Phelps, Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  1828, Pike County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Margaret “Peggy” Taylor and Daniel McCoy.
GRANDFATHER:  William McCoy.
BROTHER:  Randolph “Randall” McCoy (1825-1914) of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud.
SPOUSE:  Martha “Patty” Cline.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  20 October 1863 in Ashland, Kentucky. 
RE-ENLISTMENED AND GIVEN A FURLOUGH HOME:  December 1864.  
DISCHARGE DATE:  24 December 1864 at Catlettsburg, Kentucky; Re-enlisted.  Discharged by Death.  Murdered on furlough, returning to his regiment, 7 January 1865.
MURDERED 7 JANUARY 1865, KENTUCKY:  “... killed by rebels while on his way back to the regiments ....”  Source:  Widow’s Military Pension Application of Martha McCoy.    
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company E and H, 45th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry, Union Army, American Civil War.
ADMITTED TO LEXINGTON, FAYETTE COUNTY, KENTUCKY HOSPITAL ON MAY 6, 1864:  Suffering from a fractured tibia bone and a fractured fibula bone.
DATE OF DEATH:  7 January1865, Pike County, Kentucky.  WHILE ON MILITARY FURLOUGH, TRACKED AND MURDERED BY CONFEDERATE RAIDERS.
CEMETERY:  Billie Dotson Cemetery, Broad Tree, Pike County, Kentucky.
WIDOW FILED FOR MILITARY PENSION:  5 October 1888.
WAR DEPARTMENT ADJUTANT GENERAL’S OFFICE DOCUMENT, NOVEMBER 22, 1888:  Commissioner of Pensions documented McCoy’s military service and fractured bones.
HISTORICAL HIGHWAY MARKER.                                                                                                                                        HONORED AND NAMED ON THE HATFIELD - MCCOY WORLD WAR II PATRIOTIC VICTORY SIGNATURE QUILT, 1943.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  Hatfield – McCoy Quilt, 1943.  Historical Highway Marker.  National Park Service Soldiers and Sailors.  U. S. Civil War Draft Registrations Records.  U. S. Civil War Pension Index.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.  War Department Adjutant General’s Office, Washington.  Widow’s Military Pension Application.
NOTE:  I placed Asa Harmon McCoy 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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McCOY, RANDOLPH “RANDALL”, SR. (1825-1914), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, PRISONER OF WAR AT UNION PRISON CAMP CHASE AND CAMP DOUGLAS, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. 
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  30 October 1825, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Margaret “Peggy” Taylor and Daniel McCoy.
BROTHER:  Asa Harmon McCoy (1828-1865), Murdered on Furlough in 1865, while returning to his regiment in the Union Army, American Civil War.
SPOUSE:  Sarah McCoy, daughter of Elizabeth Davis and Samuel McCoy.
BURNING OF THE HOMEPLACE AND ATTEMPTED MURDER:  1 JANUARY 1888, SARAH WAS BEATEN ON THE ICE COLD GROUND AND LEFT TO DIE.  SHE WAS UNABLE TO MOVE, TRAPPED BY HER BLOODY HAIR AND HEAD, WHICH HAD FROZEN SOLID AGAINST THE EARTH.
~ “Allen Williamson ... of Pike County, Kentucky, was the first person to arrive at the home of Randolph McCoy on the morning of January 2, 1888, after the Hatfields [had] killed Calvin and Allifair McCoy.  They burned the McCoy home on the night of January 1st.  Sarah McCoy, Randolph’s wife was wounded.  Williamson found her frozen to the ground by her hair, by the blood from her wound.  He released her by cutting her hair with his pocket knife.”  Source:  Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol 3, No 4.
DAUGHTER:  Rosanna McCoy (1859-1889), who had a daughter by Johnse Hatfield, son of William Anderson “Anse” Hatfield and Levisa Chafin.  Johnse quickly married Rosanna’s first cousin, Nancy McCoy, daughter of Martha “Patty” Cline and Asa Harmon McCoy (1828-1865), a Union soldier, who had been murdered in 1865, while on Furlough returning to his regiment.
SON:  Tolbert McCoy.
SON:  Pharmer McCoy
SON:  Randolph McCoy, Jr.
MURDER OF TOLBERT, PHARMER AND RANDOLPH, JR.:  ON AUGUST 9, 1882, TOLBERT, PHARMER AND RANDOLPH, JR. WERE TIED TO PAWPAW BUSHES AND MURDERED BY GUNSHOTS.
SON:  Calvin McCoy,
DAUGHTER:  Alifair McCoy
MURDER OF CALVIN AND ALIFAIR:  ON JANUARY 1, 1888, THE SARAH AND RANDOLPH McCOY HOMEPLACE WAS BURNED TO THE GROUND.  CALVIN AND ALIFAIR WERE SHOT, WHEN THEY RAN OUTSIDE TO ESCAPE THE FLAMES.   
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Confederate Army, Swore the Oath, Union Army.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company A, May’s Virginia Regiment.  Beckley’s Regiment.  45th Virginia Infantry Battalion.
U. S. CIVIL WAR PRISONER OF WAR RECORDS, 1861-1865:
~ Randolph McCoy, Confederate Prisoner of War, Private, Mays Virginia Regiment.
~ Randolph McCoy, Confederate P.O.W., Private, Mays Virginia Regiment, Captured at Pike County, Kentucky on July 8 1863.
~ Randolph McCoy, Confederate, Private, Received July 20, 1863, Mays Virginia Regiment.
~ Alphabetical List of Prisoners of War at Camp Chase, Ohio, Confederates.  Randolph McCoy.
~ Randolph McCoy, Confederate, Private, Company A, Mays Virginia Regiment, Captured in Pike County, Kentucky on July 8, 1863.  Transferred to Camp Douglas, Illinois on August 24, 1863.
~ Record of Prisoners of War at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois.
Randolph McCoy, Confederate, Private, Company C, Beckley’s Regiment.  Captured Eastern Kentucky on July 8, 1863.  Received August 22, 1863.  Discharged June 16, 1865.
~ Record of Prisoners of War at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois.
Randolph McCoy, Confederate, Private, Mays Virginia Battalion, captured in Pike County, Kentucky on July 8, 1863.  Received about August 22, 1863.
~ Randolph McCoy, Confederate P.O.W., Private, Company A, Mays Virginia Cavalry, captured at Pike County, Kentucky on July 7, 1863.  Sent for exchange March 2, 1865 at City Point, Virginia.  Released June 16, 1865.
1910 CENSUS, LISTED AS A VETERAN OF THE CIVIL WAR, BUT CA OR UA INITIALS WERE WRITTEN ON AN ANGLE, LEAVING QUESTIONS OF WHICH ARMY:  Randolph McCoy, age 86, widow, born Kentucky, living with his grandson, Mel McCoy.
DATE OF DEATH:  28 March 1914, Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  Dils Cemetery, Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky.
HISTORICAL HIGHWAY MARKERS.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  Kentucky Death Records.  U. S. Civil War Prisoner of War Records, 1861-1865.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.  Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol 3, No 4.
NOTE:  I placed Randolph “Randall” McCoy 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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PAULEY

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PAULEY, SHADLE RANDOLPH (1841-1896), UNION ARMY, CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Road Fork on Big Creek, Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Tazewell County, Virginia.  Sidney in Pike County, Kentucky,
DATE OF BIRTH:  11 August 1841, Tazewell County, Virginia.
PARENTS:  Martha Lambert and Jonathan Pauley.
SPOUSE:  Malinda Morris, daughter of Mary “Polly” Bevins and Ambrose Morris.
FOUR GRANDSONS SERVED IN THE MILITARY IN WORLD WAR II, WHO WERE THE SONS OF MARTHA VARNEY AND JOSEPH COOPER PAULEY:  James Madison Pauley.  Robert Wilson Pauley.  Frank Andrew Pauley.  Fred Varney Pauley.
GRANDSON:  Jack Herman Pauley enlisted in November 1945 a few months after the war had ended; discharged in November 1946.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  10 September 1862 at Piketon (became Pikeville), Pike County, Kentucky, Private Rank.  Enlisted 16 February 1863, Sergeant Rank.  Rank Out:  Second Lieutenant.
DISCHARGE DATE:  15 September 1865 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.
RANK:  Private.  Promoted to Sergeant on 16 February 1863.  Promoted to Second Lieutenant on 1 June 1865.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company C and E, 39th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry, Union Army, American Civil War.
18 OCTOBER 1890:  Filed for Military Invalid Pension.
DATE OF DEATH:  17 March 1896, Sidney, Pike County, Kentucky.
19 May 1896:  Malinda Filed for Military Widow Pension.
CEMETERY:  Shadle Randolph and Malinda Morris Pauley Cemetery, Sidney, Pike County, Kentucky.  Located on Road Fork of Big Creek.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  Civil War Pension Index.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles.  U. S. Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records.
NOTE:  I placed Shadle Randolph Pauley 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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PRICE

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CIVIL WAR SACRIFICES AND OTHER TRAGEDIES ENDURED BY THE PRICE FAMILY:

~ WILLIAM C. PRICE, UNION ARMY SOLDIER, DIED OF DISEASE IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
~ WILLIAM’S BROTHER:  JAMES R. PRICE, UNION SOLDIER, BECAME DISABLED IN THE CIVIL WAR.
~ WILLIAM’S BROTHER:  JOHN W. PRICE, UNION SOLDIER, PRISONER OF WAR, DIED IN CAPTIVITY, CIVIL WAR.
~ WILLIAM’S DAUGHTER:  NANCY CATHERINE PRICE.
~ NANCY MARRIED IN 1866 IN KENTUCKY:  HER SECOND COUSIN, DAVID W. PRICE (1844-1931), WHO HAD SERVED     IN THE CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
~ NANCY AND DAVID’S SON:  DAVID LEE PRICE WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN WORLD WAR I.

~ DAVID W. PRICE (1844-1931), A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER, WHO MARRIED IN 1864 IN VIRGINIA, HIS FIRST WIFE:          ANNA ELIZA FULLER.
~ DAVID AND ANNA’S DAUGHTER, NETTIE PRICE WAS BORN 1864 OR 1865 IN VIRGINIA.
~ ANNA, WHO HAD DECLARED HERSELF TO BE MARRIED ON THE 1880 CENSUS,
MAY HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR          DAVID TO RETURN HOME TO HER AND NETTIE.
~ ANNA, WHO WAS LISTED AS THE WIDOW OF DAVID W. PRICE ON THE 1890 VETERANS SCHEDULES, HAD STATED    THAT HE HAD DIED IN BATTLE IN THE CIVIL WAR.  BUT ONLY WIDOWS OF UNION SOLDIERS RECEIVED                      PENSIONS.                                                                                                                                                                                               
~ ANNA WAS LISTED AS A WIDOW ON THE 1900 CENSUS; SHE WAS LIVING WITH NETTIE, WHO HAD MARRIED            JOHN H. MUDGE.

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PRICE, DAVID W. (1844-1931), WOUNDED IN ACTION AT CHANCELLORSVILLE, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Piketon (now Pikeville), Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Scott County and Washington County, Virginia.  Brushy, Pike County, Kentucky.  Williamson, Mingo County, West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH:  May 1844 in Washington County, Virginia.
PARENTS:  Eliza Herndon and John Price.
GRANDPARENTS:  Mary “Polly” Miller and John Wesley Price.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Priscilla Crabtree and Richard John Price.
FIRST SPOUSE, WED 24 MARCH 1864:  Anna Eliza Fuller (1836-1923).
DAUGHTER OF ANNA AND DAVID:  Nettie Price (1864 or 1865 – 1927).
SECOND SPOUSE, WED 1 NOVEMBER 1866:  Nancy C. Price, daughter of Elizabeth Weddington and William C. Price, Union Army Soldier, who Died of Disease, Typhoid.  Nancy was the great-granddaughter of Priscilla Crabtree and Richard John Price.  Nancy and David were second cousins.
SON OF NANCY AND DAVID:  David L. Price (1893-1918), United States Army, Killed In Action, World War I.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  20 June 1861 at Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia.  14 February 1862.       
DISCHARGE DATE:  circa 1865.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company B, 48th Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Confederate States Army, American Civil War.
WOUNDED IN ACTION, 1863:  at the Battle of Chancellorsville.
FIRST MARRIAGE:  On 24 March 1864 at Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia, David married Anna Eliza Fuller ( 1836-1923), who was the daughter of Mary J. Morrison and Jeremiah Fuller.
BIRTH OF HIS DAUGHTER:  On 18 December 1864 or 1865, David and Ann’s daughter, Nettie Price was born; she died 1927.
SECOND MARRIAGE:  On 1 November 1866 in Pike County, Kentucky, David W. Price married his second cousin, Nancy C. Price, daughter of Elizabeth Weddington and William C. Price, Union Army Soldier in the Civil War.
NOTE:  “According to Darrell Stanley ... when David Price went home to Scott County after the war, he found his entire family had disappeared.  He never heard from them again.  While searching for his lost family, he met and married Nancy C. Price in Pike County, Kentucky in 1866.”  Source:  vagenweb.org.
1880 CENSUS:  In 1880 Anna Price, age 38, married, born in Virginia and her daughter, Nettie, age 15 were living with Anna’s mother, Mary Fuller in Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia.  [By being listed as married, Anna may have still been living with the hope of David returning home from the war.]
1890 VETERANS SCHEDULES:  On the 1890 Veterans Schedules, recorded in Pennsylvania, Anna Price was listed as the widow of David W. Price of Company B, 48th Virginia Infantry, Confederate, Enlisted 1861, Mustered out 19 June 1864.   Remarks:  “Killed Monoxie Junction, June 19 1864.”  [The Battle of Monocacy Junction occurred 9 July 1864 in Maryland.]  A line was draw through the data because he was not a Union Soldier.  [Who might have informed Anna of her husband’s death and circumstances?]
1900 CENSUS:  In 1900 in Pittsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Anna Price, widow, was living with her married daughter, Nettie.
DATE OF DEATH:  David W. Price died after the 1930 Census was taken.
CEMETERY:  Currently Unknown.
SOURCES:  Census.  1890 Veterans Schedules.  Kentucky, County Marriages. Pennsylvania Death Certificates.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.  U. S. Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.  vagenweb.org.  Virginia, Select Marriages.
                                                                                                    NOTE:  I placed David W. Price on my ~ Combs Collins Sumner Adams Holbrook Caudill Kelley Mullins; Brashear Young Campbell Cornett Woods Dorton Asher Bowling Sizemore ~ Maternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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PRICE, JAMES R. (ca 1828-    ), UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  Circa 1828 in Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Unknown and Thomas Price (1783-1865).
SPOUSE:  Sarah A.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  2 September 1863 at Louisa, Kentucky.  29 October 1863.
DISCHARGE DATE:  19 March 1865 at Louisa, Kentucky; cause, Disability.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company D, 39th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry, Union Army, American Civil War.
DATE OF DEATH:
CEMETERY:
SOURCES:  Census.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.  U. S. Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records.  
NOTE:  I placed James R. Price on my ~ Combs Collins Sumner Adams Holbrook Caudill Kelley Mullins; Brashear Young Campbell Cornett Woods Dorton Asher Bowling Sizemore ~ Maternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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PRICE, JOHN W. (ca 1830 – ca 1865), PRISONER OF WAR DEATH IN SALISBURY CONFEDERATE PRISON IN NORTH CAROLINA, UNION ARMY SOLDIER, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH: circa 1830 in Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Unknown and Thomas Price (1783 VA – 1865 KY).
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  10 November 1862 in Pike County, Kentucky.
DISCHARGE DATE:  Circa 1865, Prisoner of War Discharge By Death, Civil War.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company D, 39th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteers Infantry, Union Army, American Civil War.
CAPTURED BY CONFEDERATE FORCES, 2 JULY 1863:  During a Skirmish at the Mouth of Coal Run (Stone Coal Creek) in Pike County, Kentucky.
PRISONER OF WAR:  2 July 1863 until his death in Salisbury Confederate Prison Camp, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, Civil War.
DATE OF DEATH:  Unknown.  Died in Captivity at Salisbury Confederate Prison Camp, Rowan County, North Carolina, Civil War.
CAUSE OF DEATH:  Unknown.
CEMETERY:  On must assume that he was one of thousands, who were buried in mass trenches on the grounds of Salisbury Confederate Prison Camp during the American Civil War.
MONUMENT:  Salisbury National Cemetery, North Carolina.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  National Park Service Soldiers And Sailors Database.  Salisbury National Cemetery.  U. S. Registers of Deaths of Volunteers, 1861-1865.   U. S. Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records.
                                                     NOTE:  I placed John W. Price on my ~ Combs Collins Sumner Adams Holbrook Caudill Kelley Mullins; Brashear Young Campbell Cornett Woods Dorton Asher Bowling Sizemore ~ Maternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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PRICE, WILLIAM C. (ca 1820-1863), DIED OF DISEASE, TYPHOID, IN REGIMENTAL HOSPITAL, UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN: Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  Circa 1820 in Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Unknown and Thomas Price.
GRANDPARENTS:  Priscilla Crabtree and Richard A. Price.
SPOUSE:  Elizabeth Weddington.
DAUGHTER:  Nancy C. Price, who married David W. Price, Confederate States Army, American Civil War.
BROTHER:  James R. Price (ca 1821-    ), Prisoner of War Death, Salisbury Confederate Prison Camp, North Carolina, Union Army, American Civil War.
BROTHER:  John W. Price (ca 1830 – ca 1865), Union Army, American Civil War.
GRANDSON:  Clarence Weddington Price (1878-1936), son of Victoria Basiden and Thomas Price (1845-    ).  Clarence married second, Laura Belle Combs, daughter of Mary Frances Martin and John Lorenzo Combs.  Laura Belle and Clarence raised their family in Lothair and Hazard in Perry County, Kentucky.  Both were buried in Englewood Cemetery in Christopher, Perry County, Kentucky.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  14 December 1862 in Pike County, Kentucky.
DISCHARGE DATE:  10 April 1863, Discharge By Death, Died of Typhoid.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company D, 39th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry, Union Army, Civil War.
DATE OF DEATH:  10 April 1863 in Regimental Hospital of Typhoid Pneumonia.
CEMETERY:  Currently Unknown.
WIDOW FILED FOR MILITARY PENSION:  20 May 1863, widow, Elizabeth Price.
MINOR FILED FOR MILITARY PENSION:  3 June 1872, minor, Stephen Ferguson, grandson
SOURCE:  Census. U. S. Civil War Pension Index.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Register of Deaths of Volunteers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records. 
NOTE:  I placed William C. Price on my ~ Combs Collins Sumner Adams Holbrook Caudill Kelley Mullins; Brashear Young Campbell Cornett Woods Dorton Asher Bowling Sizemore ~ Maternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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TACKETT, HARVEY (1837-1894), UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Robinson Creek, Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Virgie, Shelby Creek and Pikeville in Pike County, Kentucky.   
DATE OF BIRTH:  1 February 1837 at Virgie, Pike County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Hannah Osborne and George Washington Tackett (1803-1842)
GRANDPARENTS:  Amy Anna Johnson and William “Preacher Billy” Tackett (1779-1851), War of 1812.
PATERNAL UNCLE:  William “Bucky” Tackett (1809-1894), Union Army, American Civil War.
SPOUSE:  Mary Jane Kinney, wed 18 April 1855 in Pike County, Kentucky.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  6 November 1862.  7 November 1863 in Peach Orchard, Kentucky.  16 February 1863.  20 April 1865.
DISCHARGE DATE:  11 August 1864.  15 September 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky.
UNION ARMY MUSTER ROLL, MARCH AND APRIL 1865:  “Deserted August 11, 1864; Returned April 20, 1865.  Forfeits pay and allowance during absence.”
WAR DEPARTMENT DOCUMENT:  “... complied with the conditions, therefore the charge of desertion no longer stands against him ... March 14, 1888, The charge of desertion of July 28, 1863 is removed.”
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company B, 39th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry Volunteers, Union Army, American Civil War.
FILED FOR MILITARY INVALID PENSION, 30 JULY 1890.
DECLARATION FOR PENSION, 31 MAY 1912.
DATE OF DEATH:  24 May 1928 in Pike County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  Booker-Wright Cemetery, Pike County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Census.  1890 Veterans Schedules.  Findagrave.  Declaration For Pension, 31 May 1912.  Kentucky Marriage Records, 1852-1914.  National Park Service Soldiers And Sailors.  U. S. Civil War Pension Index.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records And Profiles, 1861-1865.  U. S. Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.  War Department Document, Dated January 11, 1888.
NOTE:  I placed Harvey Tackett on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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TACKETT, WILLIAM “BUCKY” (1809-1894), UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Long Fork of Shelby Creek, Pike County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Knox County, Tennessee.  Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky.  Robinson Creek, Pike County, Kentucky.   
DATE OF BIRTH: 4 March 1809 on the Cumberland River in Knox County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Amy Anna Johnson and William “Preacher Billy” Tackett, War of 1812.
GRANDPARENTS:  Sarah Rice and Phillip Moses Tackett.
NEPHEW:  Harvey Tackett, Union Army, Civil War.
SPOUSE:  Sarah Caudill, daughter of Sarah Webb and Matthew Caudill.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  7 November 1862.
DISCHARGE DATE:  15 September 1866.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company B, 39th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry, Union Army, American Civil War.
DATE OF DEATH:  27 May 1894 in Pike County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  Amil Little Cemetery, Pike county, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Census.  1890 Veterans Schedules.  Findagrave.  Appalachia Crossroads, The Caudill Family, Volume 2, (Chapter 69), by Clayton R. Cox, copyright 1993.  National Park Service Soldiers And Sailors.  U. S. Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.
NOTE:  I placed William “Bucky” Tackett on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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