Joseph Thompson McGirt

Joseph Thompson McGirt
April 3, 1834 – December 8, 1909

Joseph Thompson McGirt

Joseph Thompson McGirt

Alternate Spelling:  Joseph T. McGirt
1860 Residence: Robeson County, NC

Military Record
August 30, 1862 – Enlisted in Union County, NC
40th North Carolina Regiment, Company E
also known as 3rd North Carolina Artillery, Company E
Rank: Sergeant
May-June 1862 through October 1864 – Detailed as a carpenter in the Engineering Department
January 15, 1865 – Captured at Fort Fisher, NC
Confined to Point Lookout, MD
June 29, 1865 – Released after taking the Oath of Allegiance

Parents
Archibald McGirt 1801-1855
Susanna McLean 1803-1877

Siblings
Duncan McGirt 1824-1863
Mary McGirt 1826-1861
Malcolm McGirt 1829-1861        40th NC Co E
Barbara McGirt 1830-1907
Sarah Jane McGirt 1832-1909
Katherine McGirt 1836-1912
John Archibald McGirt 1840-1913        40th NC Co E
Susanna McGirt 1843-1914

Wife
Rachel Meekins 1846-1924

Children
Beulah Benton McGirt 1869-1957
Archibald McGirt 1871-1950
Mary Ella McGirt 1873-1949
Alton Meekins McGirt 1875-1950
Emma McGirt 1879-1880
Lorena McGirt 1881-1959
Allie McGirt 1883-1968
Joseph Ernest McGirt 1886-1965

Burial
Ashpole Presbyterian Church Cemetery
192 Ashpole Church Road
Rowland, NC

Joseph Thompson McGirt Grave

Joseph Thompson McGirt Grave