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Oliver H. P. "Perry" Vanderford (3053)

Father: James Vanderford (2032)
Mother: Betsey Hollingsworth


b. Jan. 1832 in Union County, South Carolina [NA - Mil Rec]

m. 1851, Lucinda Kuykendall [LDS], b. April 1832 in South Carolina, d. 1900-10 [census-Ala], Lucinda was a Cherokee Indian. She chose the white man's name 'Kuykendall' when she married. [StevenSmith]

Issue: [census-Ala]

Susan, b. 1854 in South Carolina

James T. (4117), b. Jan. 1860

William (4084), b. Nov. 14, 1862, d. Nov. 26, 1894

Elizabeth, b. 1866 in Alabama

Sarah J. "Callie", b. 1868 in Alabama

John A. (4118), b. April 1870

Description:

In 1862 Perry was 5' 10" and had a fair complexion, blue eyes and black hair. [NA - Mil Rec]

Information:

1855:
Perry and his two brothers Thompson and James moved their families to Alabama. [NA - PenApp#20418]

1860:
Perry was a day laborer and lived in Cherokee County, Alabama with his wife and 2 young children. [census-Ala]

January 13, 1862:
Perry enlisted at Goshyn, Ala. in Company J, 55th Alabama Volunteers for 12 months. [NA - Mil Rec]

February 2, 1862:
Perry was sent home sick from Murgrees, Tennessee. [NA - Mil Rec]

July 11, 1862:
Perry was discharged at Tupelo for chronic diarrhea. (He later re-enlisted in Company M, 9th Alabama Cavalry.) [NA - Mil Rec]

1866:
Perry, his wife and 2 young sons were living in Cherokee County, Alabama. [census-Ala]

1870:
Perry was farming in Cherokee County, Alabama. [census-Ala]

1880:
Perry was farming in Cherokee County, Alabama. [census-Ala]

1900:
Perry and his wife were living on their farm in Spring Garden, Cherokee County, Alabama. [census-Ala]

1910:
Perry was living with his son John in Spring Garden, Cherokee County, Alabama. [census-Ala]


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