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John J. Vanderford (4096)

Father: John Vanderford (3035)
Mother: Mary Mooneyham


b. March 1830 in Georgia [census-Miss]

dc. 1912, buried in Malone Cemetery, near Strickland, Mississippi. [Hughes,1971]

m. Sarah E., b. 1842 in MS [ancestry-Cathey]

m2. Dec. 24, 1866 in McNairy, TN, Hannah Phillips, b. 1833 in Mississippi, d. before 1900 [census-Miss]

Issue: [census-Miss]

Robert E. L., b. Aug. 1868, d. July 20, 1932, buried in Malone Cemetery near Strickland, Mississippi

m. Oct. 18, 1899 and div. before 1910, Cena Wood [AlC mar 1898-1902:198 & census Miss]
Information:
1920: Robert was single and farming in Alcorn County, Miss. [census-Miss]
1930: Robert was farming with his brother John on Park Road in Alcorn County, Miss. [census-Miss]

Albert Sydney Jackson (5048), b. July 6, 1871, d. Jan. 10, 1945

John T. (5057), b. July 1, 1872, d. March 4, 1938

Mary Frances, b. 1875 in Mississippi

Description:

In 1865 John J. was 5' 61/2" with brown eyes, black hair and a dark complexion. [NA - Mil Rec]

Information:

1850:
John J. was a farmer and living with his sister Frances E. (4112) and her family in Murray County, Georgia. [census-GA]

1860:
John J. was farming in Tishomingo County (now Alcorn County), Mississippi and living with the Pattans. [census-Miss]

May 25, 1861:
John J. enlisted at Corinth, Mississippi in Company F, 12th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 6th Division, Longstreet's Division. This Division was involved in many battles in the early part of 1862. [NA - Mil Rec]

August 10 to September 23, 1862:
John J. was in the hospital at Camp Winder, Richmond, Virginia with Febris Remiitt. [NA - Mil Rec]

July 2, 1863:
John J. was in Anderson's Division, A. P. Hill's Corp, but missed the heavy fighting at Cemetery Ridge at Gettysburg. [Coddington,1979]

October 1, 1864:
John J. took part in the battle at Fort McRae. [NA - Mil Rec]

December 1, 1864:
John J. was transferred to Company F, 26th Mississippi Infantry. [NA - Mil Rec]

February 6, 1865:
John J. took part in the battle at Hatcher's Run. [NA - Mil Rec]

April 2, 1865:
John J. was captured by Union Forces. On April 30, 1865 he was at City Point, Virginia and was released from Point Lookout, Maryland on June 21, 1865. [NA - Mil Rec]

August 8, 1865 (recorded October 5, 1865):
John J. and his brother K. Y. bought the SE 1/4, Sec. 23, Twp. 2, Range 8 in Alcorn County, Mississippi from their father for $500. [AlC deed X:768]

November 22, 1865:
John J. and his brother K. Y. sold the south east quarter of Section 23, Township 2, Range 8 East they bought from their father a few months earlier for $1000. [AlC deed Y:293]

December 8, 1865 (recorded January 29, 1866):
John J. bought the W 1/2 Sec. 9, Twp. 31, Range 8 and a small slit of NW 1/4, Sec. 9 in Alcorn County, Mississippi from the Seller's estate for $350. [AlC deed X:788-9]

October 25, 1869 (recorded November 24, 1869):
John J. sold the north half of the North West Quarter of Section 9, Township 3, Range 8 East for $200. [AlC deed AA:428]

March 5, 1875:
John J.'s real property consisted of the 160 acres of the SW 1/4 of Section 9, Township 3, Range 8 valued at $1.50 per acre and the 80 acres of the South half of the NW 1/4 of Section 9, Township 3, Range 8 valued at $1.50 per acre. [AlC prop list]

1880:
John J. was farming in Alcorn County, Mississippi. [census-Miss]

1885:
John J.'s children Robert, Albert, John and Mary were attending the Sandess School House in Alcorn County, Mississippi. [AlC sch]

November 30, 1892:
John J. paid $4.25 in state and county taxes. [AlC cash book]

1897:
John J. was living in Eagle's District No. 2. He paid a state tax of 22.7 cents based on 1 horse valued at $35. He owned a cow, 3 sheep and a hog which were exempt from taxes. [AlC pers prop]

1900:
John J. was farming in Alcorn County, Mississippi with his sons, Albert, Robert (and his wife Cena) and John (and his wife Josiphine). [census-Miss]

1910:
John J. and his son Robert were farming in Alcorn County, Mississippi. [census-Miss]

1910-1912:
John J. collected a pension for his service in the Civil War in 1910 and 1911, but failed to collect his pension in 1912. [AlC pen rolls]


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