Gregory Brown

Gregory Brown
April 12, 1814 – October 05, 1876

1860 Residence: Magnolia, Duplin County, NC

3rd Great Grandfather of Mack Eason
3rd Great Grandfather of Tim Eason

Military Record
May, 1864 – Enlisted in Kenansville, Duplin County, NC
8th North Carolina Sr. Reserves, Broadhurst’s Company
Rank: Private

Parents
Unknown

Siblings
Unknown

Wife
Sarah Ann Rouse 1821 – 1894

Children
Lettie J. Brown 1842
Caroline Susan Brown 1843 – 1912
Barbara Catherine Brown 1845
Mary A. Brown 1846 – 1860
Rebecca Priscilla Brown 1848 – 1919
Nancy Ellen Brown 1850
Sarah E. Brown 1856 – 1917
Francis Lavina Brown 1858 – 1917
Emeline F. Brown 1859 – 1899
Bettie M. Brown 1863

Drew Hall

Drew Hall
1825 – Before 1880

1860 Residence: Trenton, Jones County, NC

3rd Great Grandfather of Mack Eason
3rd Great Grandfather of Tim Eason

Military Record
May 24, 1861 – Enlisted at Jones County, NC
2nd North Carolina Regiment, Company G
Rank: Private
March 5, 1863 – Detailed as a nurse in hospital at Wilmington, NC
Through March 1864 – Reported absent on detail
Present or Accounted for with the company through October 1864
April 11-21, 1865 – Paroled at Farmville, VA

Parents
Unknown

Siblings
Unknown

Wife
Margaret Ann Bishop 1829

Children
Caleb Frank Hall 1846 – 1886
Barbara H. Hall 1847 – 1910
Lewis Thomas Hall 1853 – 1930
John G. Hall 1855
Amos Willis Hall 1856 – 1935
Mary Hall 1859
Ichabod B. Hall 1872 – 1945

John James Whaley

John James Whaley
August 4, 1836 – September 13, 1900

Alternate Spelling: John J. Whaley, Jno J. Whaley, or J. J. Whaley
1860 Residence: Hallsville, Duplin County, NC

3rd Great Grandfather of Mack Eason
3rd Great Grandfather of Tim Eason

Military Record
June 11, 1861 – Enlisted at Duplin County, NC
3rd North Carolina Regiment, Company B
Rank: Sergeant
September 17, 1862 – Wounded at Sharpsburg, MD
September 17-27, 1862 – Captured and Paroled near Sharpsburg, MD
September 28, 1862 – Captured a second time near Sharpsburg, MD
Confined at Fort McHenry, MD
October 13, 1862 – Paroled for exchange
November 10, 1862 – Exchanged at Aiken’s Landing, VA
July 13, 1864 – Transferred to
9th North Carolina Regiment, Company I
also known as 1st North Carolina Cavalry, Company I
Present or Accounted for through December 1864

Parents
Kinsey Whaley 1805-1855
Nancy Mercer 1811-1871

Siblings
E. Whaley 1840

Wife
Margaret Ann Gresham 1847 – 1937

Children
Cora Lee Whaley 1867 – 1945
Thomas K. Whaley 1869
Mary J. Whaley 1873-1949
Hattie Barbara Whaley 1873 – 1949
Mattie Whaley 1874 – 1949
Charles F. Whaley 1875
John Calhoon Whaley 1876 – 1927
Robert Spray Whaley 1879 – 1947
Margaret Whaley 1881 – 1943
Louella Whaley 1884 – 1965
Estelle Whaley 1884
George Lawton Whaley 1887 – 1973

Burial
Thomas Grisham Cemetery
Duplin County, NC

John James Whaley Grave

John James Whaley Grave

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.

Redding House

Redding House
1825 – May 3, 1863

1860 Residence: Sampson County, North Carolina
Alternate Spelling: Redden House, Reddin House

4th Great Grandfather of Mack Eason
4th Great Grandfather of Tim Eason

Military Record
October 22, 1861 – Enlisted at Sampson County, NC
38th North Carolina Regiment, Company D
Rank: Private
May 3, 1863 – Reported missing & presumed dead at Chancellorsville, VA

Parents
???

Siblings
???

Wife
Jennette Caroll Bain 1825-1897

Children
Reason R. House 1849-1897
John Martin House 1850-1920
George W. House 1852
Reddin R. House 1853-1924
William House 1855
Elizabeth Ann House 1858-1932
Joel Blackmon House 1861-1932
Mary House 1863

Burial
Likely buried in a mass grave at Chancellorsville, VA
Memorial Stone at Family Cemetery near Kennel Road
& South River School Rd.
Wade, NC

Redding House Grave

Redding House Grave

Benjamin T. Eason

Benjamin T. Eason
February 28, 1822 – March 24, 1898

1860 Residence: Neuse River, Johnston County, North Carolina

4th Great Grandfather of Mack Eason
4th Great Grandfather of Tim Eason

Military Record
April 3, 1862 – Enlisted at Johnston County, NC
24th North Carolina Regiment, Company E
Rank: Private
October 1, 1864 – Discharged for being over age

Parents
unknown

Siblings
unknown

Wife
Ann Mariah Millender 1826-1906

Children
William M. Eason 1851-1918
Ira Jackson Eason 1853-1918
Margaret Eason 1855-1930
Elijah Eason 1858-1915
John Daniel Eason 1860
Elizabeth Eason 1864
Joseph Eason 1870

Burial
Chesnut Family Cemetery
Selma, NC

Benjamin Eason Grave

Benjamin Eason Grave