Jeff Davis County GA Military recors

 

MILITARY RECORDS

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Clinch Cavalry Graves in Jeff Davis County

 

CONFEDERATE PENSION APPLICATIONS

Source: Georgia Archives Virtual Vault

 

W H Adams: Was on pension roll of Montgomery Co, and moved from GA to SC in 1916.  Moved back to GA 1 Oct 1817.

 Co H, 19th SC Vol. 

 

Mrs A Bailey (Elmira Antoinette Baily):  A Bailey, Co B, 2nd Artillery.  She married A Bailey in Macon Co in 1852.  He died Mar 22,

1915.  Widows application 1910.  She died 10 Apr 1933. 

 

Aaron Bailey. Born 1846, Coffee Co GA.  Enlisted 1864, Co B, 2nd GA Artillery.  Left leg was broken while at home on furlough

Nov 1864, while catching hogs. Has wife in poor health, and daughter aged about 30.   Applied 1909.

 

Jonathan E Bell, Echols Artillery.  Enlisted March 19, 1862, Lexington, Oglethorpe Co GA.  Applied 1910. 

 

Burrell B Bryant.  Co B, 5th GA. Born 22 Nov 1840, Pulaski Co.  Enlisted May 1, 1861 Hawkinsville, Pulaski Co. Co B, Robertsons

 Battalion.  Has wife aged 63 and one son aged 19. Public work. Janie Bryant, sister of B B Bryant, now lives with B B Bryant, 1908.

  Applied 1906.

 

 

WW1 DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS:

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Ellis Abner Abbott, Route A, Hazlehurst, Jeff Davis County GA.  Born 9 Dec 1898, farmer for Walt Hinson, Hazlehurst.  Nearest relative-wife.

Medium height, slender, blue eyes, light hair.

 

Renis Adams, Hazlehurst.  Born 28 Nov 1893, Shelman, GA.  Has wife and one child.  Farming. Medium height, slender, black hair and eyes.

 

John Belton Adamson, Denton, Jeff Davis County GA.  Born 27 Sept 1879.  Buys cotton.  Nearest relative: Flora Adamson, Denton.  Medium height

and build.  Brown eyes, dark gray hair.

 

Pleman Adway, Hazlehurst.  Born 13 Apr 1890, Leesburg GA.   Farming.  has wife and one child.  Medium height and build, dark

brown eyes, black hair.

 

Roy E Allen, Hazlehurst.  Born Jan 20, 1896, Athens TN.  Telegraph operator.  Responsible for mother and grandmother, he is single.  Tall,

Medium build, blue eyes, light hair.

 

George Anderson, Hazlehurst.  Born 29 Apr 1890, Lyons, GA.  Single. Invalid for years, entirely disabled.  Short and slender, brown eyes, light brown hair.

 

Roger Alexander, Wadley GA.  Born 8 June 1888 Jefferson Co GA.  Farmer.  Has wife and child.  Tall, medium, brown eyes and black hair.

 

Henry Anderson, Denton GA.  Born 27 July 1888, Columbia SC.  Saw Mill Laborer.  Wife and two children.  Medium height and build, black eyes and hair.

 

Ira Lawson Anderson, Hazlehurst.  Born 4 Feb 1876.  Farming.  Nearest relative: Mrs Lillie Anderson.  Medium height and build, brown eyes and black hair.

 

Jimmie Lee Anderson, Hazlehurst.  Born 1 Jan 1880.  Farming.  Nearest relative: Liffie Anderson.  Medium height and build.  Blue eyes and brown hair.

 

John Anderson, Hazlehurst.  Born 21 Mar 1888, Lyons GA.  Farmer.  Has wife and 3 children. Short, medium build, grey eyes, dark hair.

 

Roy Lee Anderson, Hazlehurst.  Born 27 Dec 1900.  Farming.  Nearest relative: Liffie Anderson, Hazlehurst.  Medium height and build, grey eyes, brown hair.

 

Henry Anderson, Denton.  Born 6 Aug 1899.  Farming.  Nearest relative: J D Andrews.  Medium height, slender build, blue eyes, dark hair.

 

J D Andrews Jr, Denton.  Born 16 Feb 1895, Montgomery Co GA.  Farmer for J D Andrews Sr.  Single, medium height and build, blue eyes, dark hair.

 

Jimmie Andrews, Denton GA.  Born 15 Ma 1897, Soperton GA.  Farming.  Single, Medium height and build, blue eyes, black hair.

 

Chas R Armstrong, Hazlehurst.  Born 2 Mar 1894, Jesup GA.  Court reporter, Brunswick circuit.  Has wife and daughter.  Medium height and build,

blue eyes, dark brown hair.

 

Pink Armstrong, Hazlehurst.  Born 28 Feb 1900.  Dishwasher for J F Pierce, Hazlehurst.  Nearest relative: Charlie Armstrong, Erick GA. Medium

height and build, black eyes and hair.

 

William Silas Arrington, Hazlehurst.  Born 21 Sept 1878.  Farming.  Nearest relative: Rosy Arrington.  Medium height and slender build.  Blue eyes, black hair.

 

Charley Ashley, Hazlehurst.  Born 1899.  Turpentine man.  nearest relative is grandmother Annie Ashley, Denton.  Medium height and build, black eyes and hair.

 

C C Atkinson, Braxton GA.  Born 5 Jan 1886, Rhine GA.  Farmer.  Wife and 2 children.  Tall, slender, brown wyes, black hair.

 

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Calvin Bacon, Hazlehurst, born 31 Aug 1896, Taylor Creek GA.  Farmer.  Has wife.  Medium height and build, black eyes and hair.

 

Autey (Ottie) Boyd Bailey, Hazlehurst.  Born 28 Nov 1887, GA.  Farmer.  Has wife and one child.  Medium height, slender, brown eyes, black hair.

 

Richmond Bailey, Hazlehurst.  Born 5 Sept 1877.  Farmer.  Nearest relative: Mrs Malissie Bailey, 2 Hazlehurst, Jeff Davis.  Medium height, slender, blue eyes, black hair.

 

Robert Harrison Bailey, Denton.  Born 3 July 1885, farming.  Nearest relative: Silla Bailey.  Medium height and build, brown eyes, dark hair.

 

Sherman Bailey (signature is J W S Bailey), Hazlehurst.  Born 21 Sept 1891.  Farming.  Has wife and child.  Medium height and build, brown eyes, black hair.

 

William Homer Bailey, Hazlehurst.  Born 10 Dec 1873.  Farming.  Nearest relative Himeria Bailey, Hazlehurst.  Tall, Slender, Blue eyes, dark hair.

 

W C Bailey, Hazlehurst.  Born 27 Oct 1889, Ellijah GA.  Laborer.  has wife.  Short, slender, brown eyes, dark hair.

 

Henry Balkan, Hazlehurst.  Born 23 Aug 1893, Macon GA.  day laborer.  Single, negro, tall, medium build, black eyes and hair.

 

Hymon Balkem, Hazlehurst.  Born 26 Apr (no year) Milledgeville GA, section hand.  Wife and 1 child.  Negro.  Medium height and build, black hair and eyes.

 

Jonos Balkem, Hazlehurst.  Born 1895, Milledgeville GA.  Section hand.  Single, responsible for mother. Negro. Tall, stout, black hair and eyes.

 

Paul Balkem, Hazlehurst.  Born May 1895, Macon GA.  Section Hand.  Wife, 1 child.  Negro.  Medium height and build, black hair and eyes.

 

Chessie Barfield, Hazlehurst.  Unknown birth date.  Born Graham, GA.  Day laborer for G D Wilson.  Married.  Negro.  Short, medium build, brown eyes, black hair.

 

Elijah Banfield, Hazlehurst.  Unknown birth date.  Day laborer for L C Usery.  Single. Negro. Medium height and build, brown eyes, black hair.  Noted 

"Applicant does not know his age, appears to be about 25 years."

 

Joseph Ples Barbie, Denton, Jeff Davis Co.  Born 22 July 1879.  Farmer.  Nearest relative: Mrs Sallie Barbie, Denton. Medium height and build, brown eyes,

dark hair.

 

Lyman Talmage Barwick, Hazlehurst.  Born 5 Sept 1900.  Farming for D J Barwick.  Nearest relative D J Barwick, Hazlehurst.  Medium height and build,

brown eyes, dark hair.

 

Edgar Franklin Barnes, Hazlehurst.  Born 15 Sept 1877.  Farmer.  Nearest relative: Emma J Barnes, Hazlehurst.  Tall, slender, blue eyes, light hair.

 

Jerry Barney, Hazlehurst.  Born March 1883.  Negro.  Farmer.  Nearest relative: Mrs Martha Barney.  5'1/2" tall, stout, black eyes and hair.

 

McKinley Barney, Hazlehurst.  Born 10 May (unknown year), Hazlehurst.  Farmer.  Responsible for mother.  Negro. Medium height, stout, black eyes and hair.

 

Sam Barney, Hazlehurst.  Born 3 Mar 1885.  Negro. Farming for J A Cromartie Jr.  Nearest relative: Nellie Barney, Hazlehurst.  Medium height and build, black

eyes and hair.

 

Arthur Barnhill, Hazlehurst.  Born 14 Apr 1895, Hazlehurst.  Section laborer.  Single.  Medium height and build, black eyes and hair.

 

Walter Barnhill, Hazlehurst.  Born 25 Mar 1891, Chiroen SC.  Farmer for P A Carter, Hazlehurst.  Has wife and Child.  Negro.  Medium height and build.  Black

hair and eyes.

 

Williams Zener Barnhill, Hazlehurst.  Born 8 Sept 1897.  Laborer Cotton Mill.  Nearest relative: Lucy Barnhill, Hazlehurst.  Tall and medium build,

dark eyes, black hair.

 

Bennie J Beall, Beall GA.  Born 26 June 1893, Davisboro GA.  Farmer.  Has wife and 2 children.  Tall, medium build, brown eyes, black hair.

 

Willie R Beall, Hazlehurst.  Born 31 Dec 1891, Davisboro GA.  Farming for W L Beall.  Single.  Medium height and build.  Brown eyes, black hair.

 

Philip Oren Bean, Hazlehurst.  Born 15 June 1900.  Student.  Employer: Prof Proctor Teacher.  Nearest relative: Mrs E M Bean, Hazlehurst.  Medium height and

build, blue eyes, black hair.

 

Charlie Beasley, Hazlehurst.  Born 27 Aug 1881.  Farming.  Nearest relative Ean Beasley, Hazlehurst.  Medium height and build, blue eyes, light hair.

 

Irvin McDaniel Beasley, Denton.  Born 21 Mar 1877.  Blacksmith, Denton GA.  Nearest relative: Matilda Beasley, Denton.  Medium height and build, blue eyes,

dark hair.

 

Jna Eason Beasley, Denton. Born 18 Nov 1878.  Farming.  Nearest relative: Minnie Beasley, Denton.  Medium height and build, blue eyes, dark hair.

 

Lonnie Beasley, Denton.  Born 21 Aug 1887, Soperton GA.  Farming for The Elsas Hinson Estate, Denton.  Mother is dependent on him.  Single.  medium

hegiht and build, blue eyes, dark hair.

 

Calvin Cleveland Beicher, Hazelhurst.  Born 7 Jan 1885. Farmer.  Nearest relative: Pansy Beicher, Hazelhurst.  Medium height and build.  Brown eyes,

black hair.

 

Eddie Bell, Denton. (negro) Born 15 May 1880.  Farming.  Nearest relative: Bessie Bell (wife), medium height and build, black eyes and hair.

 

Archie Clark Bennett, Hazelhurst.  Born 19 Nov 1879. Merchant.  Nearest relative: Mrs Leone Bennett (wife). Tall, medium build, gray eyes, gray hair.

 

Rice Bennett, Hazelhurst.  Born Sept 1884 (no day). (negro) Laborer for J L Herrington, Hazelhurst.  Nearest relative: Lola Bennett, Hazelhurst.  Tall,

slender, black eyes and hair.

 

Will Bennett, Hazlehurst.  Born 5 Oct 1889. (negro) Born Wilmington, NC.  Tie cutter for Kimble & Wells.  married with one child. Short, stout, black eyes

and hair.

 

Herman William Berge, Hazlehurst.  Born 28 Aug 1881.  Naturalized.  Machinist for GA Fl railway Co. Nearest relative: Lucy Berge, Hazlehurst.  Short,

slender, blue eyes, dark hair.

 

George Washington Best, Hazelhurst.  Born 12 Jan 1874.  Manager. Nearest relative Mrs Leita May Best, Hazlehurst. Medium height and build, blue eyes,

dark hair.

 

Walter Birdsong, Hazlehurst.  Born 20 Oct 1889, Sandesville. (negro) Laborer for Thompson Bros.  Has wife.  Medium height and build, black eyes and hair.

 

W W Blackstock, Hazlehurst. Born 26 June 1890, Tate GA.  Farming.  Responsible for parents.  Single.  Short, slender, blue eyes, dark hair.

 

Charles Walter Bland, Hazlehurst.  Born 19 Feb 1886.  Carpenter for American Ship Bldg 6.  Nearest relative: Mrs Minnie Bland, Hazlehurst. 

Tall, stout, blue eyes, black hair.

 

N C Blanton, Hazlehurst. Born 2 Sept 1888, Hazlehurst GA. Farmer.  Employed by J F Herrington.  Has a wife and 2 children.  Medium height,

medium build, blue eyes, dark hair.

 

Robert Lewis Boatright, Graham.  Born 26 Apr 1892, Georgia. Farmer for G W Griffith.  Has wife and 2 children. Medium height and build,

gray eyes, black hair.

 

Morris M Bohrman, Hazlehurst. Born 16 Oct 1894, Wesenberg Estland, Russia. Declared intention to naturalize. Dry goods clerk for J W Wolfson,

Hazlehurst GA. Single.  Medium height, slender build, blue eyes, light brown hair.

 

Jerry Bolden, Hazlehurst.  Born 17 Sept 1898.  Farmer for J H Bolden.  Nearest relative: Nancy Bolden (mother), Hazlehurst.  Medium height, medium build,

brown eyes and hair.

 

Capers Monroe Boone. Hazlehurst. Born 10 Sept 1890, Commerce, GA.  Farming for E B Girtman, Hazlehurst.  Supports wife, child and mother. 

Tall, slender, black eyes, brown hair.

 

Orlando Boone, Hazlehurst.  Born 28 Jan 1898.  Farming for E B Girtman, Hazlehurst.  Nearest relative: Barnell Daniels Boone, Hazlehurst.

Medium height and build, blue eyes, dark hair.

 

Lucius Boyd, Hazlehurst, born in 1880. (Negro) Turpentine maker for Kirkland and Ashley.  Nearest relative: Nora Boyd (wife), Hazlehurst.

Medium height and slender build, black eyes, black hair.  Note: Registrant does not know age.

 

Jimmie Boykin, Hazlehurst. Born 14 Mar 1900. (negro).  Nearest relative: Mary Boykin, Hazlehurst.  Farming for H G Moare. Medium

height and build, black eyes and hair.

 

Henry Bragg, Hazlehurst.  Born 7 May 1897, Summerton SC. (negro).   Laundry for Charles Brown, Hazlehurst.  Single.  Tall, slender, black hair and eyes.

 

John Branch, Graham. Born 20 June 1888, Georgia. Farmer.  Has wife and three children.  Medium height, medium build, blue eyes, light hair.

 

John Mark Brand, Hazlehurst.  Born 10 Nov 1882.  Convict Warden, Jeff Davis Co.  Nearest relative: L C Branh, Hazlehurst.  Medium

height and build, brown eyes, black hair.

 

William Bliss Brand, Hazlehurst.  Born 3 Apr 1879.  Farmer for self.  Nearest relative: Annie Blanche Brand, Hazlehurst.

Medium height and stout, blue eyes, dark hair.

 

Will Brodshaw, Hazlehurst, born 1883 (negro). Farming for self. Nearest relative (wife) Lula Brodshaw, Hazlehurst.  Medium height, medium build,

black eyes, black hair.

 

Henry Bragg, Hazelhurst, born 7 May 1897, Summerton SC. Laundry employed by Charlie Brown, Hazlehurst.  Single, Negro. Tall, slender,

black eyes, black hair.

 

Patrick Brannen, Hazelhurst.  Born 18 Nov 1892, St Pauls, NC. Sub agent Standard Oil Co, Baxley, GA. Single. Has ruptured broken leg. Tall,

slender, brown eyes, dark hair.

 

Jimmie Lee Brantley, Hazlehurst. Born 20 Oct 1884. farmer for self.  Nearest relative: Mrs Rebecca Brantley, Hazlehurst.  Short and medium build,

blue eyes, light hair.

 

Lawton Denver Brantley, Hazlehurst.  Born 18 Oct 1898.  Farmer for Mrs Georgia Brantley.  Nearest relative Mrs Georgia Brantley.  Medium height and build,

blue eyes, light hair.

 

Lott W Brantley, Hazlehurst. Born 16 May 1888, Hazlehurst.  Laborer for J L Herrington, Jeff Davis Co.  Has wife and child.  Medium height, slender,

brown eyes, dark hair.

 

Tom Brantley, Denton GA. Born 1896, Upton GA.  Turpentine laborer.  single.  Medium height, slender, black hair and eyes.

 

Walter Brantley, Hazlehurst.  Born 1 Aug 1882. Does not work. Nearest relative: Lott Brantley, Hazlehurst.  Medium height and build, brown eyes, dark hair.

 

Ephraim Brantly, Hazlehurst.  Born 27 Oct 1874, negro.  Farming. Nearest relative: Martha Brantly (wife). Medium height and build, black eyes and hair.

 

Floyd Chipp Brantly, Hazlehurst. Born 10 June 1886, negro. Farmer. Nearest relative: Cora Brantly (wife), medium height and build, black eyes and hair.

 

Lawrence Brantly, Hazlehurst.  Born 18 Jan 1882. Negro.  Tie chopper for self.  Nearest relative: Sophia Brantly.  Tall, medium build, black eyes and hair.

 

Romey Brewington, Denton. Born 21 Mar 1900. Negro. Farming A M Howe. Nearest relative: Emma Brewington, Baxley, Appling Co GA.  Medium height

and build, dark eyes and hair.

 

Dave Brewton, Hazlehurst. Born 9 July 1891, Collins GA.  Tie Cutter for Kimble Wells.  Has wife and 1 child. negro. Tall, slender, black eyes and hair.

 

Kellie Brewton, Hazlehurst.  Born 4 Aug 1893, Savannah GA.  Day laborer.  Single. Negro. Short, medium build, black eyes and hair.

 

Raymond Brinson, Hazlehurst.  Born 3 June 1884.  Negro.  Farmer for John Moore, Hazlehurst.  Nearest relative: Pearl Brinson, Hazlehurst.  Medium

height and build. Black eyes and hair.  Hump on back from former operation.

 

Carl Thomas Britt, Hazlehurst.  Born 6 July 1889.  Guard. Nearest relative: Lola Britt. Tall, medium build, brown eyes, dark brown hair.

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