John Henry Fisher

John Henry Fisher
1824 – March 3, 1897

Alternate Spelling: John H. Fisher
1860 Residence: Sampson County, NC

3rd Great Grandfather of Roger Fisher

Military Record
February 9, 1863 – Enlisted at Sampson County, NC
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company C
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company C
Rank: Private
July 19, 1864 – Transferred to
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company D
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company D
January 15, 1865 – Wounded & Captured at Fort Fisher, NC
Confined at Point Lookout, MD
June 4, 1865 – Released after taking the Oath of Allegiance

Parents
Sanders Fisher 1793-1876
Sophia Butler 1792

Siblings
Mary Fisher 1814-1875
Catherine Kitsy Fisher 1815-1880
Margaret Fisher 1819
Sabra Jane Fisher 1821-1903
Penelope Fisher 1825
Cassie Fisher 1830
William Judson Fisher 1832-1863        20th NC Co F
Sophia Ann Fisher 1834
Raiford B. Fisher 1835-1869
Alexander M. Fisher 1839       20th NC Co F

Wife
Sarah Jane Simmons 1831-1895

Children
Charles Beatty Fisher 1847-1921
John Sellers Fisher 1852-1929
Wiley Lucious Fisher 1852
Sion Kelly Fisher 1854-1914
Margaret A. Fisher 1860
Mary E. Fisher 1861
Alexander Byrd Fisher 1864-1942
Julia Elmer Fisher 1867-1915

Burial
Unknown

Hector Lauchlin McFadyen

Hector Lauchlin McFadyen
September 29, 1847 – February 27, 1925

Alternate Spelling: H. L. McFadyen, Hector L. McFadyen, Hector Lauchlin MacFadyen, Hector L. McFayden
1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
September 15, 1864 – Enlisted
36th North Carolina Regiment, 3rd Company B
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 3rd Company B
Rank: Private

Parents
Archibald Buie McFadyen 1795-1859
Christian McNeill 1810-1889

Siblings
Archibald McFadyen 1836-1911        63rd NC Co A
Sarah McFadyen 1838
Mary B. McFadyen 1840
Margaret Ann McFadyen 1842-1898
Neill McNeill McFadyen 1844-1901        36th NC 3rd Co B
John A. McFadyen 1846
Henrietta Jane McFadyen 1850-1912
Flora Christian McFadyen 1852-1938

Wife
Mary Hendon Rinaldi 1859-1945

Children
Frank R. MacFadyen 1879
Christabel MacFadyen 1881-1972
Mary MacFadyen 1884-1974
Amelia Frances MacFadyen 1887-1981
Louise Currie MacFadyen 1890-1981
Henry Faucett MacFadyen 1893-1962
Marion Velmar MacFadyen 1897-1922

Burial
Green Hill Cemetery
129 Legion Drive
Waynesville, NC

Hector Lauchlin McFadyen Grave

Hector Lauchlin McFadyen Grave

Neill McNeill McFadyen

Neill McNeill McFadyen
February 8, 1844 – December 13, 1901

Alternate Spelling: Neill McFadyen, Neill M. N. McFadyen, Neill McNeill MacFadyen
1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
January 29, 1864 – Enlisted at Fort Fisher, New Hanover County, NC
36th North Carolina Regiment, 3rd Company B
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 3rd Company B
Rank: Private
June 18, 1864 – Discharged by reason of “hypertrophy with disease of the valves of the heart of longstanding”

Parents
Archibald Buie McFadyen 1795-1859
Christian McNeill 1810-1889

Siblings
Archibald McFadyen 1836-1911        63rd NC Co A
Sarah McFadyen 1838
Mary B. McFadyen 1840
Margaret Ann McFadyen 1842-1898
John A. McFadyen 1846-1916
Hector Lauchlin McFadyen 1847-1925        36th NC 3rd Co B
Henrietta Jane McFadyen 1850-1912
Flora Christian McFadyen 1852-1938

Wife
Sarah C. McLauchlin 1838-1926

Children
Christiana McFadyen 1873-1960
Archibald Alexander McFadyen 1877-1944
John L. McFadyen 1877-1929
William Munroe McFadyen 1879-1964

Burial
Raeford Cemetery
US 401 Business
Raeford, NC

Neill McNeill McFadyen Grave

Neill McNeill McFadyen Grave

Matthew James Murphy

Matthew James Murphy
May 26, 1846 – January 15, 1865

Alternate Spelling: Matthew J. Murphy
1860 Residence: Sampson County, NC

Military Record
April 18, 1864 – Enlisted at New Hanover County, NC
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company A
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company A
Rank: Private
January 15, 1865 – Killed in action at Fort Fisher, NC

Parents
Patrick Murphy 1801-1874
Eliza Ann Faison 1814-1862

Siblings
Mary Bailey Murphy 1834-1876
Susan Moseley Murphy 1834-1904
Laura Maria Murphy 1837-1907
Robert Thomas Murphy 1839-1866        20th NC Co I
William Faison Murphy 1841-1873        20th NC Co I
Louisa Eliza Murphy 1844-1924
Patrick Livingston Murphy 1848-1907
David Bailey Murphy 1851-1864
Annie Belle Murphy 1856-1886

Never Married

Burial
Oak Plain Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Waycross Road
Waycross, NC

Matthew James Murphy Grave

Matthew James Murphy Grave

Charles H. Cooper

Charles H. Cooper
1833 – March 19, 1865

1860 Residence: Sampson County, NC

Military Record
October 31, 1862 – Enlisted at New Hanover County, NC
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company C
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company C
Rank: Private
January 15, 1865 – Captured at Fort Fisher, NC
Confined at Elmira, NY
March 19, 1865 – Died at Elmira of variola

Parents
Nixon Cooper 1799-1872
Martha Underwood 1807-1885

Siblings
Andrew Jackson Cooper 1830-1904        46th NC Co I
John Robert Cooper 1835-1924
Sarah Swan Cooper 1839-1925
Sabra Jane Cooper 1841-1908
Luke Cooper 1842-1862        20th NC Co I
Hugh Cooper 1846
Aviah Cooper 1848-1865
Eli Cooper 1859-1924

Wife
Elizabeth M. Hall 1844-1926

Children
Spicey J. Cooper 1858-1957
Ely Judson Cooper 1861-1933

Burial
Woodlawn National Cemetery
Grave #1730
Elmira, New York

Charles H. Cooper Grave

Charles H. Cooper Grave

Charles Judson Williams

Charles Judson Williams
June 9, 1836 – February 23, 1933

Charles Judson Williams

Charles Judson Williams

Alternate Spelling: Charles J. Williams
1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
April 17, 1861 – Enlisted in Cumberland County, NC
1st North Carolina Infantry, Company F
Rank: Private
November 12-13, 1861 – Mustered Out
February 15, 1862 – Re-enlisted in Cumberland County, NC
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company C
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company C
February 26, 1862 – Appointed 2nd Lieutenant
August 1, 1862 – Promoted to 1st Lieutenant
January 15, 1865 – Wounded & Captured at Fort Fisher, NC
Confined at Fort Delaware, DE
June 17, 1865 – Released after taking the Oath of Allegiance

Parents
John Augustus Williams 1813-1894
Emmeline Haralson 1819

Siblings
Mary Rebecca Williams 1834-1918
James Fauntleroy Taylor Williams 1838-1920      19 NC Co D
Sarah Apphia Williams 1840-1861
John Augustus Williams 1842-1845
Henry Watters Williams 1845
John Augustus Williams 1848-1904
Caroline Williams 1852-1889
Archibald Herndon Williams 1854-1898
Emmeline Williams 1857-1889

Wife
Louisa Eliza Murphy 1844-1924

Children
Sarah Apphia Williams 1867-1948
Robert Murphy Williams 1868-1955
Mary Louise Williams 1870-1961
Eliza Faison Williams 1872-1954
Emmeline Haralson Williams 1874-1956
Annie Livingston Williams 1876
Charles Judson Williams, Jr. 1878
Susan Moseley Williams 1880-1881
Bettie Laura Williams 1882-1974
Patrick Murphy Williams 1884-1962
John Augustus Williams 1886-1949
Ruth Taylor Williams 1889-1975

Burial
Rockfish Presbyterian Church Cemetery
6270 South NC Hwy 41
Wallace, NC

Charles Judson Williams Grave

Charles Judson Williams Grave

James Owen

James Owen
July 1840 – February 20, 1917

1860 Residence: Edgecombe County, NC

Military Record
April 18, 1861 – Enlisted at Edgecombe County, NC
1st North Carolina Infantry, Company A
Rank: Private
November 12-13, 1861 – Mustered out
November 19, 1862 – Re-enlisted in New Hanover County, NC
10th North Carolina Regiment, Company K
also known as 1st North Carolina Artillery, Company K
February 1, 1863 – Transferred to
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company C
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company C
Rank: 1st Sergeant
October 14, 1864 – Appointed 2nd Lieutenant
January 15, 1865 – Captured at Fort Fisher, NC
Confined at Fort Columbus, NY Harbor
March 5, 1865 – Paroled & Exchanged at City Point, VA

Parents
Thomas Owen 1810-1882
Mary ? 1812

Siblings
John Owen 1842
Martha B. Owen 1845
Thomas R. Owen 1847
Mary M. Owen 1849

Wife
Henri Gibbs 1848-1928

Children
James Gibbs Owen 1890

Burial
Munford Cemetery
Highway 59
Covington, TN

Luther R. Millard

Luther R. Millard
June 1, 1836 – April 13, 1883

 

1860 Residence: Sampson County, NC

Military Record
Captain William S. Devane’s Independent Company, North Carolina Troops
September 5, 1862 – Transferred to
61st North Carolina Regiment, Company A
Rank: Private
February 1863 – Transferred to
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company C
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company C
Prior to March 1865 – Promoted to Sergeant
March 24, 1865 – Admitted to hospital in Raleigh, NC wounded
April 1865 – Transferred to Greensboro

Parents
Felix B. Millard 1797-1873
Sallie Osborn 1792-1875

Siblings
Eliza Millard 1822Nor
Richard W. Millard 1831
Junius M. Millard 1835-1880
David Thompson Millard 1838-1896        36th NC 2nd Co C

Wife
Vivonce Southerland 1854-1883

Children
Fillmore Millard 1876-1940

Burial
Unknown
Turkey
Sampson County, NC
(Grave Marker obtained from government in 1932)

David Thompson Millard

David Thompson Millard
June 23, 1838 – March 26, 1896

 

Alternate Spelling: David T. Millard, David Thomas Millard
1860 Residence: Duplin County, NC

Military Record
February 15, 1862 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company C
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company C
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
August 1, 1862 – Promoted to 1st Lieutenant
February 1, 1864 – Assigned as enrolling officer by reason of illness
July 28, 1864 – Appointed Major & Transferred to
1st Battalion North Carolina Junior Reserves, Field & Staff
December 30, 1864 – Hospitalized at Wilmington, NC with remittent fever
January 2, 1865 – Returned to Duty

Parents
Felix B. Millard 1797-1873
Sallie Osborn 1792-1875

Siblings
Eliza Millard 1822
Richard W. Millard 1831
Junius M. Millard 1835-1880
Luther R. Millard 1836-1883        36th NC 2nd Co C

Wife
Josephine E. Ray 1843-1934

Children
Herbert Richard Millard 1874-1933
Charlton Connally Millard 1877-1948
Harriett S. Millard 1879-1885
Dallam Millard 1881-1881
David Ralph Millard 1883-1965

Burial
Riverside Cemetery
53 Birch Street
Asheville, NC

David Thompson Millard Grave

David Thompson Millard Grave

Henry Edwin Benton

Henry Edwin Benton
April 21, 1838 – January 19, 1901

 

Alternate Spelling: Henry E. Benton
1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
April 17, 1861 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
1st North Carolina Infantry, Company F
Rank:  Private
November 12-13, 1861 – Mustered out
February 15, 1862 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company C
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company C
Rank: 1st Sergeant
August 9, 1862 – Elected 2nd Lieutenant
September 21, 1864 – Promoted to 1st Lieutenant
January 15, 1865 – Captured at Fort Fisher, NC
Confined at Fort Columbus, NY Harbor
March 5, 1865 – Paroled & Exchanged at City Point, VA

Parents
George Benton 1812-1868
Caroline Spencer 1812

Siblings
Angelo Ames Benton 1836-1912
Robert Agnew Benton 1842-1925
Mary A. Benton 1845
Alice Caroline Benton 1848-1916

Wife
Emaline Murphy Whitaker 1845-1873

Children
Henry Wesley Benton 1865
Kate Benton 1866-1947
Caroline Benton 1869
Alexander Duncan Benton 1871-1944

Wife
Margaret Jane Whitaker 1847-1918

Children
Christian Benton 1875-1945
Augusta Benton 1878-1954
Emaline Benton 1878-1954
George Ruffin Benton 1879-1953
Frank Whitaker Benton 1882-1960
Rosalee Benton 1883
Charles Collins Benton 1887-1960

Burial
Maplewood Cemetery
Wilson, NC