Sunday, November 10, 2013
William Adam Laney is the son of Calvin Laney and Nancy Funderburk.
William was born on 6-Jan-1834 in Union County NC. He stood 5 feet 9 1/2
inches and was a farmer before the war. William married Melissa M Belk
Laney Volunteered for service on 17- Mar-1862.
He was Commissioned as 1st Lieut of Company E, 48th Infantry Regiment,
NC Volunteers on 19-Apr-1862.. Laney was promoted to Full Captain on
Capt William Adam Laney Died of wounds received at
the Battle of the Wilderness on 21-July-1864. He is buried at Laney
Family Cemetery in Union County North Carolina.
He is my 2nd cousin 6x removed.
Saturday, October 19, 2013
site of my 4th great grandfather on my mother's side. His name is Hiram
Noah Helms. Hiram was born on 11 January 1835, he is the son of Joel
Helms & Sarah Pyron Helms. Hiram resided in Union County North
Carolina. Hiram married Permelia Broom on 24 Oct 1854 in Union County
At the age of 27, Hiram volunteered as a private in the
Confederate Army. He was assigned to Company A of the 48th North
Carolina Infantry Regiment on 3 March 1862.
Hiram was wounded
by a shell fragment on 25 June 1862 during the battle of King's School
house. This battle was the first engagement of The Seven Days Battles in
Hiram was wounded in
action several times during his service. His name appears on the
register of Receiving and Wayside Hospital, or General Hospital number 9
on 29 November 1863. Hiram's name once again appears on the register of
Winder Hospital,Richmond VA on 20 August 1864. Hiram Noah Helms is
listed on the 48th North Carolina Infantry Regiment Roll of Honour for
being wounded at Richmond Virginia.
Hiram was 72 years old when
he applied for a pension on 1 July 1907, while living in Monroe. His
application states that he was wounded in the forehead at Seven Pines,
VA during the month of June in 1862. Hiram was ¾ disabled in 1907.
Hiram Noah Helms passed away on 19 Sept 1913 in Union County, North
Carolina, and is buried at Old High Hill Primitive Baptist Church
Cemetery in the Monroe Township of Union County, North Carolina.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Doctor Hambright was the great, great-grandson of the Revolutionary War hero and veteran of the Battle of Kings Mountain, Lt. Colonel Frederick Hambright.
Doctor Alfred Frederick Hambright is my 2nd cousin 5x removed. Lt. Colonel Frederick Hambright is my 6th great grandfather.
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Joseph T Plemmons was born on 15 January 1828 in Buncombe County,NC. His parents were Jacob Plemmons and Nancy Hipps
Joseph married Martha Crumbley in Gilmer County Georgia on 25 August 1852. Martha Died in 1858 and Joseph married Dicey Katherine Chastain on 15 August 1859.
Joseph Tomlinson Plemmons enlisted in the Confederate Army on 25 February 1862 as a private. He was assigned to F company of the 11th regiment Georgia Volunteers . He was wounded at Funkstown Maryland on 10 July 1863 and was sent home on furlough.
Joseph T Plemmons passed away on 12 Jan 1909 in McLennan County in Texas. He is buried at Crawford Cemetery in Crawford Texas.