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James F Gaylor, CSA Pension - VIEW EXTRACT
Posted by: Mary Lu Johnson (ID *****7302) Date: March 17, 2003 at 10:11:41
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1880 census search for Luella/Ella Gaylor b c1872-1873 listed James Gaylor born 1829 IL (probably should be AL; haven't looked at microfilm) as hoh living in Elmore Co., AL. Daus in hh are Amanda b 1868, Mary b 1870, ELLA b 1872, Martha b 1876. I have a William Albert Gaylor md 1 March 1895 to Luella Gaylor in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory. CSA vet James F. Gaylor and his wife obviously remained in Montgomery, Alabama area. IF Ella in James' hh is Luella who md Albert Gaylor b 1871 Blount Co, AL, how did they meet/marry in I.T.? Any help appreciated.

GAYLOR, James Fletcher; wife Sarah Ann – CSA pension

31 May 1916, application for pension, James Fletcher Gayler, living 532 Clayton/Claxton St., Montgomery, Alabama. Age 87 years, 0 months 26 days [born May 1829], resident of Alabama 67 years. Enlisted Spring 1863 in CSA, 34th Alabama Infty, as a Private, then was detailed as a blacksmith for the Confederacy in Elmore Co, AL. Don’t remember Company, re-enlisted until close of war, did not receive a parole and was home on detail as blacksmith, and being in the interior of the country was not called on for parole. Post office at that time was Central Institute, Elmore Co, AL. Married September 1852 on a Sunday. Wife’s age is 83 ˝ years. Living children listed as:
J. C. Gayler age 62, occupation farmer [born 1854]
G. B. Gayler age 57, occupation farmer [born 1859]
Mrs. J. E. Caldwell age 46, occupation Married [born 1870]
Mrs. Early Skinner age 44, occupation Married [born 1872]
Mrs. J. O. Rast age 40, occupation Married [born 1876]
Stated he was overlooked on Confederate census made by the State of Alabama. Was living with Mrs. J. E. Caldwell at time of application. Signed: James F. Gayler

31 May 1916, affidavit of service for James F. Gayler by G. W. McCutchin stating James F. Gaylor served Co. I, 31st Alabama Inf. Reg., Camp Lomax, Montgomery, Alabama.
Witnesses: W. R. Brassell and F. M. Martin, P.O. Montgomery, known James F. Gaylor for 30 years and 6 years respectively.

27 May 1917 Sarah Ann Gaylor, wid of James F. applied for pension, resident of Montgomery Co, AL. Stated they had lived 4 years in Lexington Dist, SC, 7 years in Macon Co, GA, rest of time in Tallapoosa, Elmore and Montgomery Cos, AL. Stated her husband was on the pension roll of Montgomery Co, AL. Signed: Sarah Ann Gaylor

21 July 1917, Elmore Co, AL stated date of marriage was Sept. 1852.
Signed: Sarah Ann Gaylor Witnesses: J. M. Wingard and E. Q. Strength

29 November 1920, Montgomery Co, AL, affidavit of property.
Sarah Ann Gaylor [her X mark]       Witnesses: Marion Dinkins, Mrs. J. A. Redding Jr.


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