WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA MILITARY LEGACY

Written And Compiled By Waukesha Lowe Sammons

Daughter Of Technical Sergeant Albert Roy "Jake" Lowe, Who Was Killed In Action, World War II

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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR (1861 - 1865)

WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, MARINES

REMEMBER AND NAME, S - Z

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DESCENDANTS OF OUR ~ NATIVE AMERICAN ~ CASTLE ~ WOOTON ~ BRADSHAW ~ FERGUSON ~ SAMMONS ~ LINE,

WHICH BEGAN WITH JACOB CASTLE, A LONGHUNTER EXPLORER AND HIS WIFE,

SOWEGE GLIDING SWAN OF THE PEKOWI DIVISION OF THE SHAWNEE TRIBE-WYANDOT (HURONS) – METIS.


DESCENDANTS OF OUR ~ HEZEKIAH SELLARDS ~ JENNY SELLARDS ~ THOMAS WILEY ~ ALDEN WILLIAMSON ~ LINE,

WHICH RESULTED IN THE CREATION OF THE JENNY SELLARDS WILEY KENTUCKY STATE PARK.


IN 1863 AMID THE CHAOS OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR, THE WESTERN PART OF VIRGINIA, INCLUDING WAYNE COUNTY, WAS ADMITTED TO THE UNION AS THE THIRTY-FIFTH STATE AND WAS GIVEN THE NAME OF WEST VIRGINIA.

THE 1890 VETERANS SCHEDULES OF CIVIL WAR MILITARY SERVICE WAS FOR UNION SOLDIERS ONLY.  BUT IN WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA, CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS DEFIED AUTHORITIES BY HAVING THEIR NAMES AND MILITARY SERVICE LISTED WITH THE UNION SOLDIERS.  LATER A LINE WAS DRAWN ACROSS THE CONFEDERATE DATA, BUT THE WORDS WERE STILL READABLE.  EQUAL DOCUMENTATION OF ALL MILITARY SERVICE IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR OCCURRED IN WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA.


FERGUSON’S GUYANDOTTE BATTALION, SIXTEENTH REGIMENT, VIRGINIA CAVALRY,

CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY OF WAYNE COUNTY, VIRGINIA,

WHICH BECAME WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA IN 1863.

ASSIGNED TO JENKINS’ AND MCCAUSLAND’S BRIGADE.

THE BATTLE OF DROOP MOUNTAIN.  THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG.


FAIRVIEW RIFLE GUARDS, AKA BIG SANDY RANGERS, BECAME COMPANY K, EIGHTH REGIMENT,

VIRGINIA CAVALRY, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY OF WAYNE COUNTY, VIRGINIA,

WHICH BECAME WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA IN 1863.

ATTACHED TO JONES’ CAVALRY BRIGADE

GENERAL EARLY’S SHENANDOAH VALLEY OPERATIONS.

APPOMATTOX CAMPAIGN.


THE MILITARY MEN WERE NOT LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER.

EACH PERSON WAS PLACED WITH FAMILY, WHENEVER POSSIBLE.

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SELLARDS

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SELLARDS, DAVID (ca 1826-1863), PRISONER OF WAR DEATH AT CAMP CHASE UNION PRISON, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Wayne County, Virginia - West Virginia, USA.  In 1863 Western Virginia, including Wayne County,  became the 35th State in the Union.
ALTERNATE SPELLING OF NAME:  David Selards.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Floyd County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  circa 1826 in Floyd County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Anna Sullivan and Cornelius Sellards.
GRANDPARENTS:  Annie Alford and John Sellards.
GREAT-GRANDFATHER:  Hezekiah Sellards, father of Jenny Sellards Wiley, who had a Kentucky State Park named in her honor in 1954.
SPOUSE:  Sarah Ann Ross, daughter of Buffington Ross.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  6 September 1862.
DISCHARGE DATE:  23 November 1863, a Prisoner of War Death.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION: Ferguson’s (Guyandotte) Battalion Cavalry, Company E, 16th Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, American Civil War.
CAPTURED: 25 October 1863 at Greenbriar, Virginia.
TRANSFERRED:  12 November 1863, David Sellards, a Prisoner of War, was sent to Camp Chase, Ohio Union Military Prison.  
DATE OF DEATH:  23 November 1863, Died a Prisoner of War, American Civil War.
PLACE OF DEATH:  Union Military Prison, Champ Chase, Franklin County, Ohio, American Civil War.  Source:  Register of Confederates Who Died In Federal Prison And Military Hospitals In The North, 1861-1865.  List of Prisoners Deceased At Camp Chase, Ohio.
STATUS:  Buried.
CEMETERY:  Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery, Number 71, Franklin County, Ohio.
MONUMENT:  2017, a Confederate Soldier Statue was decapitated at Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery.  Source:  The Columbus Dispatch, Photo by Beth Berger.
SOURCES:  Appalachia Crossroads, Volume I, Descendants of Hezekiah Sellards [Father of Jenny Wiley], Compiled by Clayton R. Cox, 1977, Chapter 18.  Census.  List of Prisoners Deceased at Camp Chase, Ohio.  National Park Soldiers And Sailors.  Register of Confederates Who Died In Federal Prisons And Military Hospitals In The North, 1861-1865.  U. S. Civil War Prisoners of War Records.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers.  U. S. Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records.  U. S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962.
NOTE:  I placed my second-cousin-five-times-removed, David Sellards 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:  I placed my second-cousin-five-times-removed, David Sellards on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.
NOTE:  I placed David Sellards 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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WILLIAMSON

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A CONFEDERATE CAVALRY HORSE WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN GILES COUNTY, VIRGINIA.

THE OWNER AND RIDER OF THE MOUNT WAS ELIAS WILLIAMSON, SR.

HE AND HIS HORSE ENLISTED 18 SEPTEMBER 1861.  THE HORSE WAS KILLED IN ACTION 15 MAY 1862.

HORSE AND RIDER WERE PART OF COMPANY K, EIGHTH REGIMENT, WHITE HORSE, VIRGINIA CAVALRY,

CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.


BROTHERS, FATHERS AND SONS

TWO SONS OF MARY ELIZABETH JACKSON, SECOND WIFE, AND ALDEN WILLIAMSON I:

ELIAS WILLIAMSON, SR., AND JAMES A. WILLIAMSON.


WILLIAMSON, ELIAS, SR. (circa 1809-1881), HIS CAVALRY HORSE WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN GILES COUNTY, VIRGINIA, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Twelve Pole, Wayne County, Virginia / West Virginia, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Logan County, Virginia.  Harts Creek, Lincoln County, West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH:  circa 1804 to 1811 per census data, Virginia.
PARENTS:  Mary Elizabeth Jackson (second wife) and Alden Williamson I, Battle of Point Pleasant, American Revolutionary War. (Placed in my Floyd County, Kentucky Section.)
SPOUSE:  Malinda Marcum.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  18 September 1861.  1 August 1862 in Wayne County, Virginia.  1 August 1865 in Wayne County, West Virginia.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company K, 8th Regiment, White Horse, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
15 MAY 1862, GILES COUNTY, VIRGINIA:  The horse (property) of Elias Williamson was Killed-In-Action. 
LETTER TO PRIVATE ELIAS WILLIAMSON FROM THE CONFEDERATE STATES, 15 May 1862.  To one Horse Killed In Action valued at two hundred and thirty five dollars, when mustard into service on the 18 day of September 1861.  Source:  Photograph of document courtesy of lowe1241, on Ancestry.
DOCUMENT SIGNED BY J. M. FERGUSON, CAPT CO (K) 8th VA CAV:  the horse was Killed in Action in Giles County, Virginia on the 15th day of May 1862.  Source:  Photograph of document courtesy of lowe1241, on Ancestry.
DATE OF DEATH:  1908.
DATE OF DEATH:  15 May 1881 in Wayne County, West Virginia.
CEMETERY:
SOURCES:  Census.  Military Letter.  National Park Service Soldiers And Sailors.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records And Profiles.  West Virginia Vital Research Records.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s sixth-great-uncle, Elias Williamson, Sr. 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  Elias Williamson, Sr. 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:  I placed Elias Williamson, Sr. on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.


WILLIAMSON, JAMES A. (ca 1810-   ), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Twelve Pole, Wayne County, Virginia / West Virginia, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Lawrence County, Kentucky.  Rockcastle, Johnson County, Kentucky.  Lincoln, Wayne County, West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH: circa 1810 in Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Mary Elizabeth Jackson, second wife and Alden Williamson I, Battle of Point Pleasant, American Revolutionary War.  (Placed in my Floyd County, Kentucky Section.)
SPOUSE:  Cynthia “Sintha” James.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  20 August 1862 in Wayne County, Virginia.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company K, 8th Regiment, White Horse, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
DATE OF DEATH:
CEMETERY:
SOURCES:  Census.  National Park Service Soldiers And Sailors.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records And Profiles, 1861-1865.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s sixth-great-granduncle, James A. 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
NOTE:  I placed James A. Williamson 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:  I placed James A. Williamson on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

























SON OF MALINDA MARCUM AND ELIAS WILLIAMSON, SR.:  ELIAS WILLIAMSON, JR.

WILLIAMSON, ELIAS, JR. (1840-1908), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Twelve Pole, Wayne County, Virginia / West Virginia, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  February 1840 in Virginia on the 1850 and 1860 census; born Ohio on the 1870, 1880, 1900 census.
PARENTS:  Malinda Marcum and Elias Williamson, Sr., Confederate States Army, Civil War.
GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Elizabeth Jackson (second wife) and Alden Williamson I, Battle of Point Pleasant, American Revolutionary War (Placed in my Floyd County, Kentucky Section.)
SPOUSE:  Elizabeth Parsley, first wife.  Rebecca Vance, second wife.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
DRAFT REGISTRATION DATE:  1 January 1864, Wayne County, West Virginia, Ali Williamson, age 24.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company K, 8th Regiment, White Horse, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
CEMETERY:  Williamson Cemetery, Crum, Wayne County, West Virginia.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  National Park Service Soldiers and Sailors.  U. S. Civil War Draft Registration, Wayne County, West Virginia.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s first-cousin-six-times-removed, Elias Williamson, Jr. 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  Elias Williamson, Jr. 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:  I placed Elias Williamson, Jr. on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.


SON OF CYNTHIA JAMES AND JAMES A. WILLIAMSON:  JOHN W. WILLIAMSON.

WILLIAMSON, JOHN W. (ca 1843-   ), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. 
HOMETOWN:  Twelve Pole, Wayne County, Virginia / West Virginia.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Lawrence County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  circa 1843 in Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Cynthia James and James A. Williamson, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Elizabeth Jackson , second wife and Alden Williamson I, Battle of Point Pleasant, American Revolutionary War.  (Placed in my Floyd County, Kentucky Section.)
SPOUSE:
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  10 June 1861 in Wayne County, Virginia.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company K, 8th Regiment, White Horse, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
DATE OF DEATH:
CEMETERY:
SOURCES:  Census.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers Records And Profiles.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s first-cousin-six-times-removed , John W. 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.
NOTE:  I placed John W. Williamson 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:  I placed John W. Williamson 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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SON OF CLARISSA MARCUM AND ALDEN WILLIAMSON:  JOSEPH WILLIAMSON.


WILLIAMSON, JOSEPH (ca 1836-after 1891), UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Twelve Pole, Wayne County, Virginia / West Virginia, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Wyoming County, Virginia / West Virginia.  Hart Creek, Lincoln County, West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH:  circa 1836 in Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Clarissa Marcum and Alden Williamson.
GRANDPARENTS:  Jane Wiley and Richard Williamson.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Jenny Sellards Wiley and Thomas Wiley, American Revolutionary War.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Elizabeth Jackson, second wife and Alden Williamson I, Battle of Point Pleasant, American Revolutionary War.  (Placed in my Floyd County, Kentucky Section.)
SPOUSE:  Sarah Ray, wed 11 February 1859 in Pike County, Kentucky.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  30 July 1863 in Ashland, Kentucky.  4 November 1863.
DISCHARGE DATE:  24 December 1864 at Catlettsburg, Kentucky.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Mounted Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company E & F, 45th Regiment, Kentucky Mounted Infantry, Union Army, Civil War.
1890 VETERANS SCHEDULES:  Hart Creek, Lincoln County, West Virginia.
18 FEBRUARY 1891, FILED INVALID PENSION:  Joseph Williamson, Company E & F, 45th Regiment, Kentucky Mounted Infantry.
DATE OF DEATH:
CEMETERY:
SOURCES:  Census.  1890 Veterans Schedules.  Appalachia Crossroads, Descendants of Hezekiah Sellards, Volume I by Clayton R. Cox.  U. S. Civil War Pension Index.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records And Profiles, 1861-1865.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s second-cousin-five-times-removed, Joseph 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.
NOTE:  I placed my second-cousin-four-times-removed, Joseph Williamson 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:  I placed my second-cousin-four-times-removed, Joseph Williamson 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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SON OF JANE “JENNY” WILEY AND RICHARD WILLIAMSON:  WILEY WILLIAMSON.


WILLIAMSON, WILEY (1826-   ), UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Hezekiah’s Creek  aka “Kiah’s Creek, Wayne County, West Virginia, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Wyoming County, Virginia.  Griffithville and Harts Creek in Lincoln County, West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH:  February 1826, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Jane “Jenny” Wiley and Richard Williamson.
MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS:  Thomas Wiley and Virginia “Jenny” Sellards.  In 1954, the Jenny Wiley Kentucky State Park was created in her honor.
MATERNAL GREAT-GRANDFATHER:  Hezekiah Sellards.
PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS:  Isabelle Thompson, first wife and Alden Williamson I, Battle of Point Pleasant, American Revolutionary War.  (Placed in my Floyd County, Kentucky Section.)
PATERNAL GREAT-GRANDFATHER:  Hugh Williamson.
SPOUSE:  Lettia Cook.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  West Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  19 December 1861 in Wyoming County in the 7th Regiment.  1 January 1862.
DISCHARGE DATE:  May 1862.  (3 months service because of lung fever).
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company I, 7th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry and 8th Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Union Army, American Civil War.
FILED FOR MILITARY PENSION:  8 October 1883.
CEMETERY:  Williamson Cemetery, Big Laurel Creek, West Virginia.
DATE OF DEATH:  After the 1900 Census.
SOURCES:  Appalachia Crossroads, Volume 1, Descendants of Hezekiah Sellards by Clayton R. Cox, 1977.  Census.  1890 Veterans Schedules.  U. S. Civil War Pension Index.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.  
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s first-cousin-six-times removed, Wiley 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.
NOTE:  I placed my first-cousin-five-times-removed, Wiley Williamson on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.
NOTE:  I placed my first-cousin-five-times-removed, Wiley Williamson 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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WOOTON

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DESCENDANTS OF OUR ~ NATIVE AMERICAN ~ CASTLE ~ WOOTON ~ BRADSHAW ~ FERGUSON ~ SAMMONS ~ LINE,

WHICH BEGAN WITH JACOB CASTLE, A LONGHUNTER EXPLORER AND HIS WIFE,

SOWEGE GLIDING SWAN OF THE PEKOWI DIVISION OF THE SHAWNEE TRIBE-WYANDOT (HURONS) – METIS.


FOUR SONS OF SARAH JANE CASTLE AND THOMAS ALFRED WOOTON:

CASTLE WOOTON (UNION ARMY); ELI WOOTON (CONFEDERATE); FRANCIS MARION WOOTON (CONFEDERATE);

SILAS PENNIX WOOTON, II (REGISTERED FOR THE DRAFT).


ANNA WOOTON, DAUGHTER OF SARAH CASTLE AND THOMAS ALFRED WOOTON,

MARRIED JAMES ALFRED BRADSHAW (1836-1865), 16TH REGIMENT, VIRGINIA CAVALRY, CSA.

JAMES ALFRED BRADSHAW WAS CAPTURED, BECAME A PRISONER OF WAR

AND DIED IN A UNION MILITARY PRISON AT FORT DELAWARE.

ANNA’S BROTHER, FRANCIS MARION WOOTON, A PRISONER OF WAR,

SURVIVED HIS CAPTIVITY IN A UNION MILITARY PRISON AT FORT DELAWARE.


ANNA WOOTON AND JAMES ALFRED BRADSHAW’S CHILDREN:

DAUGHTER, REBECCA JANE BRADSHAW (1855-1936) WED HARVEY NOE, 16TH REGIMENT, VIRGINIA CAVALRY, CSA.

SON, JAMES ALFRED BRADSHAW, JR WED VIANIA LYCANS.

DAUGHTER, SELINA BRADSHAW.

DAUGHTER, RACHAEL FRANCES BRADSHAW WED ANDREW JACKSON SAMMONS.

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FOUR SONS OF SARAH JANE CASTLE AND THOMAS ALFRED WOOTON:

CASTLE WOOTON (UNION ARMY); ELI WOOTON (CONFEDERATE); FRANCIS MARION WOOTON (CONFEDERATE);

SILAS PENNIX WOOTON, II (REGISTERED FOR THE DRAFT).


WOOTON, CASTLE (1830-1914), UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.                                                                        ALTERNATE SPELLING:  CASSELL.                          
HOMETOWN:  Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky and Stonewall, Wayne County, West Virginia, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Lincoln, Wayne County, West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH:  December 1830, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Sarah Jane Castle and Thomas Alfred Wooton.
GRANDPARENTS:  Phoebe Worth and Silas Pennix Wooton, an American Revolutionary War Soldier.
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Jacob Castle I and his wife, Sowege – Gliding Swan, a Native American Pekowi Division of the Shawnee Tribe – Wyandot (Hurons) – Metis.
SPOUSE:  First wife, Keziah Justice, wed circa 1851, daughter of Patsy and George Wooton.  Wed in 1891, Second wife, Elizabeth Salmons, widow of Martin Mills of Company F, 5th West Virginia Infantry, Civil War.  Elizabeth’s father was Thomas Salmons, son of Frances Carter and Rowland Salmons.  Which, of Thomas’s four wives, was Elizabeth’s mother?
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  1 and 19 November 1862 in Peach Orchard, Kentucky.  16 February 1863.
DISCHARGE DATE:  28 February 1863.  15 September 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.
RANK:  Musician, in.  Private, out.   
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company B, 39th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry, Union Army, American Civil War.  Commanded by D. A. Mims.
SICK IN GENERAL HOSPITAL:  May through June 1863.
CIVIL WAR INJURY:  1 August 1863, “received a severe rupture by being thrown by horse on forepart of saddle on left side, treated in a hospital, but not a Regimental Surgeon.”    
DECLARATION SWORE:  30 July 1883, Wayne County, West Virginia by Cassell Wooton.  Enrolled 19 November 1862 in Company B, 39th Regiment, Kentucky, Commanded by D. A. Mims.  Discharged 15 September 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.
FILED FOR MILITARY INVALID PENSION:  6 August 1883, West Virginia.
DECLARATION OF BEING DISABLED BY RUPTURE:  26 September 1888.  Disabled by rupture at or near Big Sandy River, Kentucky about 1 August 1863.  Discharged 15 September 1865.
DATE OF DEATH:  7 August 1914 at Webb, Wayne County, West Virginia.
WIDOW FILED FOR MILITARY PENSION:  October 1916, West Virginia.  Elizabeth Salmons Mills Wooton filed for widows pension.
SOURCES:  Census.  Marriage Records.  My Betters, The Salmons by Ruth Sammons Nasser, copyright 1986.  National Park Service, Soldiers and Sailors Database; nps.gov.  U. S. Civil War Pension Index.  U. S. Civil War Records and Profiles.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers.  U. S. Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records.  
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s third-great-granduncle, Castle Wooton 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.


WOOTON, ELI (1832-after 1911), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Forks Twelve Pole, Wayne County, West Virginia.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Grant and Stonewall in Wayne County, West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH:  July 1832 in Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Sara Jane Castle and Thomas Alfred Wooton.
GRANDPARENTS:  Phoebe Worth and Silas Pennix Wooton, an American Revolutionary War Soldier.
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS: Jacob Castle I and his wife, Sowege – Gliding Swan, a Native American Pekowi Division of the Shawnee Tribe – Wyandot (Hurons) – Metis.
SPOUSE:  Julia Ann Napier.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Wayne County, Virginia became West Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  1862.  26 November 1863.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company H, Ferguson’s Guyandotte Battalion, 16th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
STATUS:  Survived The War.
DATE OF DEATH:  After the 29 April 1910 Census, were he was listed as Eli Wooton, age 77, born Kentucky, widowed.
SOURCES:  Census.  National Park Service, Soldiers and Sailors Database; nps.gov.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s third-great-granduncle, Eli Wooton 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.

























WOOTON, FRANCIS MARION (1837-ca 1917), PRISONER OF WAR AT FORT DELAWARE, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Forks Twelve Pole, Wayne County, West Virginia.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Stonewall, Wayne County, West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH:  October 1837, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Sarah Jane Castle and Thomas Alfred Wooton.
GRANDPARENTS:  Phoebe Worth and Silas Pennix Wooton, an American Revolutionary War Soldier.
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS: Jacob Castle I and his wife, Sowege – Gliding Swan, a Native American Pekowi Division of the Shawnee Tribe – Wyandot (Hurons) – Metis.
SPOUSE:  wed first wife, Mary Jane circa 1861; daughter Paulina was born ca 1865.  Second wife, Stella Napier, age 15, wed Marion Wooton, age 70, on 26 November 1906 in Wayne County, West Virginia; son, Francis Marion Wooton, Jr. was born 1 October 1907, Wayne County, Virginia.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Wayne County, Virginia.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company H and K, Ferguson’s Guyandotte Battalion, 16th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, American Civil War.
15 FEBRUARY 1864, CAPTURED, WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA:  Became a Prisoner of War.  Register of Prisoners of War Received at Military Prison, Louisville, Kentucky.
29 FEBRUARY 1864, PRISONER OF WAR TRANSFERRED:  Sent to Union Military Prison at Fort Delaware.
4 MARCH 1864, PRISONER OF WAR TRANSFERRED:  Private Francis M. Wooten, Company K, 16th Virginia Cavalry was Received at Fort Delaware.
DATE OF DEATH:  circa 1917.
SOURCES:  Census.  National Park Service, Soldiers and Sailors Database; nps.gov.  U. S. Civil War Prisoner of War Records, 1861-1865.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.  West Virginia Marriages Index, 1785-1971.  West Virginia Vital Research Records; wvculture.org.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s third-great-granduncle, Francis Marion Wooton 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.


WOOTON, SILAS PENNIX (1842-1920), MILITARY DRAFT REGISTRATION, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Forks Twelve Pole, Wayne County, Virginia.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Lawrence County, Kentucky.  Upper Catlettsburg, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.  Lincoln, Wayne County, West Virginia.  Geigerville, Carter County, Kentucky.  Hunnewell, Greenup County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  May 1842, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Sarah Jane Castle and Thomas Alfred Wooton.
GRANDPARENTS:  Phoebe Worth and Silas Pennix Wooton, an American Revolutionary War Soldier.
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS: Jacob Castle I and his wife, Sowege – Gliding Swan, a Native American Pekowi Division of the Shawnee Tribe – Wyandot (Hurons) – Metis.
SPOUSE:  Nancy Ann Carey, wed in 1861 in Lawrence County, Kentucky.  Martha Josephine Talbert, second wife.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Wayne County, West Virginia.
DRAFT REGISTRATION DATE:  Draft Registration Records, dated 1 January 1864, Silas P. Wooton, age 21, married.
ENLISTED:
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:
DATE OF DEATH:  4 December 1920, Carter County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  Cane Creek Cemetery, Argillite, Greenup County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  Kentucky, County Marriages.  U. S. Civil War Draft Registration Records, 1863-1865.
NOTE:  I placed my husband's third-great-granduncle, Silas Pennix Wooton on my husband’s ~ 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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