Mary Lee's
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Broughton | Douglas | Gauntt | Grace | Owen | Lindley
Lowe | Barnes | Camp | Smith | Waggoner| Whaley | Winborne

My Confederate Ancestors

My Revolutionary War Ancestors

During the Revolutionary War, most of my ancestors were in South Carolina and either were Soldiers or Patriots. The first five were ancestors of my mother and the next 6 were my father's. I am Mary Lee Anderson Barnes, daughter of Kenneth Greer Anderson and Mary Lee Gauntt Anderson. I have been enjoying genealogy for about 14 years. I have extensive research on each of these.

  Alexander Douglas of Lancaster County , South Carolina,
Revolutionary soldier
  William Ragan of Sumter County, South Carolina, Rev. Patriot

  Israel Gauntt of Newberry County, South Carolina, Patriot

  Dempsey Winborne of York County, South Carolina, Soldier

  David Smith of Laurens County, S.C. and Walton County, Ga.

  Thomas Camp, Sr. of North Carolina, Patriot

  John Camp of Laurens Co., S.C. and Jackson Co., Ga., Soldier

  Thomas Camp, son of John, Soldier in South Carolina

  Aquilla Greer I, Henry County, Va., Patriot

  Lt. James Greer, Bedford County, Va., Soldier

  James Lindley, a Tory, hanged at Pendleton District, 1779

My Confederate Ancestors

Edward Thomas, Jr., son of E.T. Broughton, Sr. son of Nathaniel Broughton from Monroe County, Alabama and Rachel Winborne. Originally from Sumter County, S.C. , The Broughtons were in Alabama by 1816, in Jasper County, Texas, ca. 1847 and Smith County, Texas by 1851. He was the grandson of Dempsey Winborne, Revolutionary soldier above. He married Mary Elizabeth Douglas, granddaughter of Alexander Douglas in Smith Co., Tx. He was in the 7th Texas Infantry, Co. C, and was twice captured and imprisoned. He served under General Hiram Granbury at the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee, and when Granbury was killed, he took over the command briefly although just a Captain. He served as Texas State Senator from 1872-74. He died in February 1874 from illnesses caused by his service.

John Washington Gauntt (Luke, Jacob, Israel) served with the 20th Texas Cavalry dismounted for fours Years from Henderson County, Texas. On Sunday March 19, 1995 at Myrtle Springs Cemetery, a Confederate Gravemarker Dedication was held by the Confederate Rose Chapter 32548, Mabank, Texas. The posting of the colors was done by the Walter P. Lane Camp, Longview, Texas. SCV Camps from Tyler and Sulpher Springs also participated. A number of descendants were present from sons, Bob, R. L. and Dee. (My greatgrandfather)

Jabez Marshall Greer (Aquilla II, Lt. James, Aquilla I, John, James) was born 20 April 1830 in Clarke Co., Georgia; moved to Marshall Co., Ms. ca. 1843. He joined the the Confederates States Army at Luke, Ms. at age 29 and was Corporal, Co. H., 22nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry. He was wounded near New Hope Church, May 31, 1864 and furloughed for 60 days from June 22, 1864. His name appears on roll of prisoners of war reported at Memphis and received parole, for 5 days ending May 20, 1865. He died 17 March 1893. He and his wife, Louisa Whaley Greer, are buried in the Bethlehem Methodist Church, Bethlehem, Ms. General Elkanah Greer was a first cousin.

Samuel Tine Owen b. S.C. ca. 1795, son of David Owen and Mary, went to Alabama ca. 1817 and to Henderson County, Texas from Randolph Co., Al., 1851. He was granted land for his 1836 service in Creek Indian War in Alabama. His daughter, Martha Maranza Owen, married John Washington Gauntt.

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Mary Barnes

Nacogdoches, TX 75965
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