Friday, May 06, 2016

Henry Clay Hamar.

Henry Clay Hamar.

Birth: Mar. 10, 1842, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana.
Death: Dec. 27, 1932, Putnam, Dewey County, Oklahoma.

Parents: James A. Hamar (1822 - 1897).

Wife's: Philena Ann Points Hamar (1840 - 1908), Maggie Holder Hamar (1868 - 1946).

Children: May Elizabeth Hamar Ellis (1863 - 1950). Laura Kathern Hamar Rawlings (1867 - 1948). James Henry Hamar (1869 - 1948). Francis Melvin Hamar (1875 - 1941). Olive Ann Hamar Waters (1878 - 1960). Ida Evelyn Hamar Munson (1890 - 1976). George Harrison Hamar (1894 - 1974).

Siblings: Henry Clay Hamar (1842 - 1932). John Points Hamar (1845 - 1924). David Hamar (1849 - 1912). Sarah Elizabeth Hamar Dixon (1850 - 1916). Everett S. Hamar (1853 - 1890).

Burial: Mound Cemetery, Taloga, Dewey County, Oklahoma.

Was A Civil War Vet.

Kansas 13th infantry, Co. E.

Henry Clay Hamar, Private, Residence Marshall Co., Enlisted August 4, 1862, Mustered in September 20, 1662: Mustered out with Regiment June 26, 1865.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Henry Thomas Rainey.

Henry Thomas Rainey.

Birth: May 6, 1844.
Death: Jul. 17, 1929.

Wife; Fannie E Taylor Rainey (1848 - 1900).

Married August 15, 1867, Houston County Georgia.

Children: Rufus Dean, Lila Ruth Rainey.

Note: Confederate Civil War Veteran.

Burial: Orange Hill Cemetery, Hawkinsville, Pulaski County, Georgia.

Rainey, Henry Thomas—Enlisted as a private in Co. A, 14th Battn. Ga. Light Artillery Apr. 26,  1862. Discharged Dec. 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 37th Regt. Ga. Inf. Feb. 9, 1864. Wounded through shoulder at Resaca, Ga. in 1864. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. Apr. 26, 1865. (Born in Twiggs County, Ga. May 1844. Died in Bibb County, Ga. in 1929.)

Tuesday, May 03, 2016


Son of Abner and Emeline Brown, was born in Madison N. Il.,  June 7th, 1837 ; enlisted May 3d, 1861, and was mustered into the U. S. Service July 16th, 1861, as private in Company I,  13th Regiment Mass. Volunteers, to serve three years He Was wounded in the skirmish at Harper’s Ferry, September 2d, 1861.

He was under fire at Cedar Mountain Va., August 9th, and Rappahannoek Station on the 22d, and in the battles of Thoroughfare Gap, August 28th, second Bull Run on the 29th and 30th, Chantilly September 1st, Antietam, Md, September 17th, Fredericksburg Va., December 13th, 1862; Deep Run April 30th, 1863; Chancellorsville May 3d, 4th and 15th; Gettysburg Pa., July 1st, 2d and 3d; Mine Run November 27th, 1863.

He re-enlisted January 2d, and was mustered in January 4th,1864, to serve three years. He was in the battles of the Wilderness Va., May 5th, 6th and 7th,1864. Laurel Hill and North side of Spotsylvzrnia from the 8th to the 14th of May; near Spotsylvania Court House, East side, from the 14th to the 20th. North Anna River, near Jericho Ford,
May 23d ; Bethesda Church, May 30th, 31st and June 1st; Coal Harbor, June 3d ; in front of Petersburg, June 17th ; and on the 18th he was again wounded. He was transferred to Company  B, 39th Regiment July 16th, 1864, and was discharged at  Alexandria, Va., for disability, June 13th,1865.

Sunday, May 01, 2016

Thomas F. Jones.


Corp Thomas F Jones, Jr.

Birth: Apr. 10, 1845, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.
Death: Mar. 21, 1935, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

Company H, 85th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Corporal, Age 18, enlisted June 4, 1862, 3 months: Appointed Corporal June 12, 1862.

Company F, 133rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Private, Age 19, Enlisted May 12, 1864: 100 days, mustered out August 20, 1864.

Comapny A, 5th Independent Battalion, Ohio Cavalry (6 months, 1863-64). He was recorded in this regiment but wasn't found on the rosters.

Parents: Thomas Fox Jones (1808 - 1861), Martha Jones (1809 - 1870).

Wife: Maria A Hymrod Jones (1850 - 1931).

Children: Ada E Jones (1873 - 1919), Raymond Jones (1880 - 1965).

Siblings: Theodore Jones (1832 - 1916), Thomas F Jones (1845 - 1935).

Burial: Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. ,