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Kearney Young "K.Y." Vanderford (4097)

Father: John Vanderford (3035)
Mother: Mary Mooneyham

b. 1841 in Georgia [census-Miss]

d. Jan. 26, 1894 in Seagonville, Dallas County, Texas, buried in Lee Cemetery [Judith K.]

m. Feb. 22, 1876 in Denton County, Texas, Tennessee Julia Hendrix [Coker], b. Jan. 31, 1859 in Tennessee, d. Sept. 5, 1920, buried in Rock Cemetery , Duke, Greer County, Oklahoma [Judith K.]

Issue: [Coker]

Jones Francis "Frank" (5079), b. Feb. 15, 1877, d. Dec. 6, 1944 [Riley]

Kearney Alphonsa (5049), b. March 22, 1878, d. Oct. 30, 1939

Mary Markity, b. Oct. 17, 1880, d. June 19, 1883 [Judith K.]

Cora Lee, b. Sept. 13, 1883, d. July 1958

m. Frank Adams

Daisy Dean, b. July 11, 1885, d. July 23, 1980

m. July 14, 1907 in Greer County, OK, James Edward Harmon
issue: [Coker]
Emma, Zerl, Tinnie, Madell, Cleo, Idell, Wilbur, Maryetta, Robert, Jay, Troy and Lucille

Fannie Pearl, b. Nov. 13, 1887, d. April 1980

m. Aug. 17, 1908 in Greer County, OK, Oscar Ford

baby, b. Feb. 5, 1890, d. March 4, 1890

Maudie May, b. July 8, 1891, d. Feb. 20, 1973

m. P. D. Hollid

Tenenssee Ellen, b. July 7, 1893, d. April 20, 1940

m. June 5, 1910 in Greer County, OK, Joseph Nicholas
issue: [Coker]


K.Y. was living with his sister Frances' (4112) family in Clark County, Arkansas. [census-Ark]

May 16, 1861:
K.Y. enlisted at Corinth, Mississippi in Company I, 12th Mississippi Infantry. [NA - Mil Rec]

June 26 to July 1, 1862:
K.Y. was with the 6th Brigade, Longstreet's Division. He was wounded during the series of engagements known now as Mechanicsville, Gaines's Mill, Frayser's Farm and Malvern Hill. [NA - Mil Rec]

January and February 1863:
K.Y. was on detached duty as an ammunition guard. He signed a provision return for 3 men from February 25 to March 10, 1863 for Sgt. J. R. Berkee of Posey's Brigade. [NA - Mil Rec]

May 1 to 5, 1863:
K.Y. had been slightly wounded in battles around Fredricksburg (Chancellorsville) with Posey's Brigade. [NA - Mil Rec]

July 13, 1863:
K.Y. was captured at Falling Waters, Maryland during Lee's escape across the Potomic, ten days after the conclusion of the Battle of Gettysburg. He was imprisoned in Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C. [NA - Mil Rec]

February 13, 1865:
K.Y. was paroled at Point Lookout and back with his company on February 19, 1865. [NA - Mil Rec]

August 8, 1865:
K.Y. and his brother John J. 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:
K. Y. and his brother John J. 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]

K. Y. was farming in Precinct 2, Wise County, Texas. [census-Tex]

Tennie, K. Y.'s widow, was farming in Mangrueen, Greer County, Oklahoma. All her children, except Kearney were living at home and working on the farm. [census-Ok]

Tennie was living next door to her son, Kearney, in Greer County, Oklahoma. Living with her was her youngest daughter, Tennessee. [census-Ok]

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