David Horne

David Horne
August 5, 1829 – December 7, 1901

Alternate Spelling: David Horn
1860 Residence: Wilson County, NC
3rd Great Grandfather of Mark Whitley

Military Record
Enlistment – Place & Date Not Reported
8th North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company Unknown
Rank: Private
May 27, 1865 – Paroled at Goldsboro, NC

Parents
Meritt Horn 1788
Dinah Bottoms 1799

Siblings
Dolly Horn 1828
Jinsey Horn 1836
Spencer Horn 1842

Wife
Martha Ann Elizabeth Morris 1839-1905

Children
John Thomas Horne 1855-1913
Catherine Horne 1857-1930
Ophelia Horne 1860
Mary Horne 1862
William M. Horne 1865-1932
Elizabeth Horne 1871-1912
Fannie E. Horne 1876-1951
Missouri Horne 1880-1937

Burial
David Horne Cemetery
Wilson County, NC

James H. Hinnant

James H. Hinnant
July 18, 1828 – April 6, 1895

1860 Residence: Wilson County, NC
3rd Great Grandfather of Mark Whitley

Military Record
December 18, 1862 – Enlisted at Wilson County, NC
59th North Carolina Regiment, Company H
also known as 4th North Carolina Cavalry, Company H
Rank: Private
May 2, 1865 – Paroled at Goldsboro, NC

Parents
Jesse Hinnant 1791-1850
Nancy Sullivan 1805-1870

Siblings
John Thomas Hinnant 1837-1919
Elizabeth Hinnant 1842

Wife
Rebecca Raper 1830-1860

Children
Nancy Hinnant 1849-1877
Bryant R. Hinnant 1853-1904
Ira Gray Hinnant 1854-1928
Ransom Hinnant 1857-1967
Joseph T. Hinnant 1859-1921

Wife
Sallie Barnes 1835-1921

Children
Mary Hinnant 1866
Jesse Hinnant 1868-1925
Zilphia Hinnant 1873
James Thomas Hinnant 1883-1954

Burial
Raper Family Cemetery
NC 581
Wilson County, NC

James H. Hinnant Grave

James H. Hinnant 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.

Gabriel Ferrell

Gabriel Ferrell
1828 – June 12, 1864

1860 Residence: Wilson County, North Carolina

3rd Great Grandfather of Mark Whitley

Military Record
April 28, 1862 – Enlisted at Wilson County, NC
55th North Carolina Regiment, Company A
July 13, 1863 – Hospitalized at Richmond, VA with a wound of right leg
July 20, 1863 – Transferred to hospital in Danville, VA
August 11, 1863 – Returned to duty
December 11, 1863 – Hospitalized at Charlottesville, VA with chronic diarrhoea
March 6, 1864 – Returned to duty
May 5, 1864 – Wounded in the leg at Wilderness, VA
June 10, 1864 – Hospitalized at Richmond, VA
June 12, 1864 – Died in hospital at Richmond, VA of pneumonia

Parents
John Ferrell 1798
Obedience ? 1798

Siblings
Oliver Ferrell 1825
Dorthea Ferrell 1837

Wife
Penelope Watson 1831

Children
Tonkin Ferrell 1853-1908
Delthia Ferrell 1855
Thaney Ferrell 1858
Northrendy Ferrell 1859

Elias Ferrell

Elias Ferrell
1821 – August 20, 1864

1860 Residence: Wilson County, North Carolina

3rd Great Grandfather of Mark Whitley

Military Record
February 15, 1862 – Enlisted at Wilson County, NC
43rd North Carolina Regiment, Company C
Rank:  Private
Present or accounted for until his death
August 20, 1864 – Died at Wilson, NC

Parents
Noel Ferrell 1793
Obedience Watson 1797

Siblings
Samuel M. Ferrell 1823-1898
James W. Ferrell 1825-1863    55th NC, Co A
Sarah Ferrell 1827-1910
Enos Ferrell 1832
Noel Ferrell, Jr. 1834
Piety Ferrell 1838

Wife
Sarah Watson 1824

Children
Bennett Ferrell 1844
Lorena Ferrell 1846
Mary A. Ferrell 1848
William H. Ferrell 1848
Henry Ferrell 1849
Jesse Baker Ferrell 1852-1936
Elizabeth Ferrell 1854

Wife
Rebecca Woodard 1837

Children
Piety Ferrell 1858
Raby Ferrell 1859-1929
Jacob Ferrell 1867

Burial
Either the Ferrell Family Cemetery or
the Confederate Mound, Maplewood Cemetery
Wilson, NC

Micajah Whitley

Micajah Whitley
Abt 1836 – February 26, 1862

1860 Residence: Wilson County, North Carolina

3rd Great Grandfather of Mark Whitley

Military Record
June 29, 1861 – Enlisted at Wilson County, NC
5th North Carolina Regiment, Company G
Rank: Private
February 26, 1862 – Died at Union Mills, VA of typhoid fever

Parents
David Whitley 1800-1862     5th NC, Co G
Nancy Johnson 1790

Siblings
Phoebe Whitley 1831
Martha Ann Whitley 1834

Wife
Amanda Barrot 1836

Children
William Sowell Whitley 1857
Jesse Benjamin Whitley 1859
Micajah Thomas Whitley 1860-1927

David Whitley

David Whitley
Abt 1800 – May 17, 1862

1860 Residence: Wilson County, North Carolina

4th Great Grandfather of Mark Whitley

Military Record
February 17, 1862 – Enlisted at Wilson County, NC
5th North Carolina Regiment, Company G
Rank: Private
May 17, 1862 – Died in hospital at Richmond, VA of “icterus”
*Note* – Confederate Records show incorrect enlistment age of 40
Letter from commanding officer shows that David Whitley was 62

Parents
Sion Whitley ?-1840
Prudence ?

Siblings
Charity Whitley
Charlotte Whitley
Josiah Whitley
Lawrence Whitley
Susan Whitley
Sion Whitley Jr. 1795
Littleberry Whitley 1806-1862

Wife
Nancy Johnson 1790

Children
Phoebe Whitley 1831
Martha Ann Whitley 1834
Micajah Whitley 1836   5th NC, Co G

Burial
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond, VA

Noah Watson

Noah Watson
1828 – May 10, 1880

1860 Residence: Wilson County, North Carolina

3rd Great Grandfather of Mark Whitley

Military Record
February 11, 1863 – Enlisted at Wilson County, NC
55th North Carolina Regiment, Company A
April 20, 1863 – Discharged by reason of
“Atrophy of the muscles of the legs, from Chronic Rheumatism and a severe attack of fever”

Parents
Stephen Watson 1788-1858
Nancy 1792

Siblings
Mat Watson
Simon Watson 1823
Joseph L. Watson 1827-1863   55th NC, Co A
Charity Watson 1830
Mary Watson 1833

Wife
Eliza Rowe 1830-1907

Children
Charity Watson 1851-1919
Columbus W. Watson 1853-1910
Green W. Watson 1855
Mary Jane Watson 1857-1916
Thomas Ruffin Watson 1859-1922
Dempsey Watson 1864-1898
John William Watson 1866-1918
Joseph Kindred Watson 1871-1928