W. S. Jackson to Command Plough Boys in 2013

Commander W. S. Jackson

Commander W. S. Jackson

W. S. Jackson has been elected to serve as Commander of the Cumberland Plough Boys for the next year.  The Annual Meeting of Camp 2187 occurs every January and culminates in the election of officers for the next year.  Past Commander Mark Whitley completed his second consecutive term which is the most allowed by Camp By-Laws.

Joining Commander Jackson on the Executive Council is 1st Lieutenant Commander Ken Bell, 2nd Lieutenant Commander David Vinson, Adjutant Mark Whitley, and Judge Advocate Fitz Johnston.  The Judge Advocate is an appointed position and serves as the fifth member of the council when the Past Commander holds another elected position or is unable to fill the position.

Commander Jackson has already made the following appointments:

Chaplain – Greg Maxwell
Color Sergeant – Mike Willis
Quartermaster – Dwight Lovick
Assistant Quartermaster – Jackie Ware
Assistant Quartermaster – Mack Eason
Drill Sergeant – Ronnie Horne

Other appointments may be forthcoming.

King Solomon Carty

King Solomon Carty
1829 – 1901

1860 Residence: Bladen County, North Carolina
Alternate Spelling:  King Solomon Carter

3rd Great Grandfather of David Vinson
3rd Great Grandfather of Daniel Vinson

Military Record
October 29, 1864 – Enlisted at Camp Holmes
18th North Carolina Regiment, Company A
Rank: Private
February 16, 1865 – Deserted

Parents
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Siblings
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Wife
Sarah Catherine Melvin 1831

Children
Charlie Henderson Carty 1853-1916
Lucian Lloyd Carty 1859-1924
Mary E. Carty 1859
Daniel Davis Carty 1861-1916
Sarah Catherine Carty 1865
King Solomon Carty, Jr. 1868
Ellen Missouri Carty 1871

Daniel Nelson Johnson

Daniel Nelson Johnson
February 24, 1844 – December 25, 1920

1860 Residence: Bladen County, North Carolina

3rd Great Grandfather of David Vinson
3rd Great Grandfather of Daniel Vinson

Military Record
May 10, 1862 – Enlisted in Cumberland County, NC
56th North Carolina Regiment, Company B
Rank: Private
August 1, 1862 – Reported Absent Without Leave
November, 1862 – Returned to Duty
May 22, 1863 – Captured at the Battle of Second Gum Swamp
Sent to New Bern, Paroled, and transferred to City Point, VA
May 28, 1863 – Exchanged
June 1863 – Returned to Duty
August 18, 1863 – Deserted at Halifax
Returned to duty prior to January 1, 1864
Placed under arrest at Weldon
March-June 1864 – Escaped from the guardhouse at Weldon
July-August 1864 – Present but under arrest
December 1864 – Reported at work on fortifications around Richmond as punishment

Parents
James Johnson 1815-1875
Catharine S. Butler 1825-1865

Siblings
Margaret S. Johnson 1845
Bizzell Johnson 1852-1908

Wife
Caroline Martin 1844-1923

Children
James M. Johnson 1866-1937
Amos Richard Johnson 1869-1937
Margaret Johnson 1871-1938
Samuel Johnson 1873
Miles Anderson Johnson 1876-1933
Della Johnson 1878
Eliza Johnson 1881
Georgia Johnson 1888-1954

Burial
Johnson Hall Cemetery (also known as Rayfield Cemetery)
White Oak, Bladen County, NC
Cemetery is about 4 miles NW of White Oak on the E side of Hwy 53 on the side of a timber road.

Isaiah Faircloth

Isaiah Faircloth
December 18, 1824 – September 2, 1888

1860 Residence: Bladen County, North Carolina

Isaiah Faircloth

Isaiah Faircloth

4th Great Grandfather of David Vinson
4th Great Grandfather of Daniel Vinson

Military Record
February 20, 1862 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company C
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company C
Rank: Private
Present and accounted for through 1864

Parents
Arthur Faircloth 1797-1870
Mary Ann McDaniel 1790-1840

Siblings
Lillington Faircloth 1819-1878    8th NC Senior Reserves, Bryan’s Co.
Smith F. Faircloth 1820    54th NC, Co C
Mary Letitia Faircloth 1826-1895
Barnabas Faircloth 1826   36th NC, 2nd Co C
Rachel Faircloth 1830-1878
Daniel Faircloth 1842-1918

Wife
Mary Letitia Beard 1826-1895

Children
Mary Matilda Faircloth 1845-1917
Tobias Faircloth 1846-1864
James Junius Faircloth 1848-1922
Oliver Faircloth 1851-1930
Alexander Faircloth 1855-1918
Daniel Marshall Faircloth 1857-1936
Julian Faircloth 1858-1922
Catherine Adeline Faircloth 1859-1903
Francenia Faircloth 1860-1888
Isaiah Devander Faircloth 1861-1931
Lumpie A. Faircloth 1865-1940
Columbia Ann Faircloth 1866-1940
William Chester Faircloth 1868-1942
Lettie Doshia Faircloth 1870-1949

Burial
Peter McLemore Cemetery
About 1,000 Yards off Dudley Road
Cedar Creek, Cumberland County, NC

Isaiah Faircloth Grave

Isaiah Faircloth Grave

Daniel D. Beard

Daniel D. Beard
February 1, 1813 – August 20, 1884

1860 Residence: Bladen County, North Carolina

3rd Great Grandfather of David Vinson
3rd Great Grandfather of Daniel Vinson

Military Record
March 5, 1862 – Enlisted in Cumberland County, NC
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company C
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company C
Rank: Private
May 28, 1863 – Discharged at Fort Fisher by reason of
“a broken down constitution from the effects of disease”

Parents
Neill Beard 1782-1853
Edna Fort 1784-1854

Siblings
Mary Beard 1802
Barrel Beard 1804
John Beard 1805-1828
Catherine A. Beard 1808-1864
Susanna Beard 1810-1890
James Robert Beard 1815-1864   36th NC, 2nd Co C
Elizabeth Beard 1817-1825
Sarah Beard 1818-1824
Neill Beard 1821-1862   24th NC, Co F
Edna Beard 1823-1886
Windsor F. Beard 1825-1894   36th NC, 2nd Co C
Nancy Beard 1827-1897

Wife
Sabrah Smith 1811-1853

Children
Sarah Cornelia Beard 1841
Eleanor Katherine Beard 1842-1877
Henry Wesley Beard 1844-1860
Edney Elizabeth Beard 1846-1849
Elmira Landreth Beard 1848-1869
David Delphus Beard 1849-1913
Mary Caroline Beard 1851-1919
Daniel Rufus Beard 1853-1858