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has anyone lost or found a William Hembree?
Posted by: Barbara Thomas (ID *****1277) Date: January 24, 2009 at 15:36:18
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I cannot tie my gr.gr.grandfather to any Hembree lines, but I suspect he might be from John Hembree of Knox County, Ky. line. If anyone could help, I'd be thankful!

William Hembree enlisted as a Private in the Union Army at Estill Springs, Estill County, Ky. on October 10, 1861. I have documents that show he was in Co. H, 8th Infantry Regiment, Ky. on Jan. 15, 1862. He died on Jan. 18, 1862 at Lebanon, Ky. from fever, he was 21 years old.

Hembree, Wm.-----Jackson, Julia Ellen 8-6-1859 Goosey, David, bondsman
This was in Jackson County, Kentucky. Julia was from Rockcastle County, Ky.

William and Julia were married about a year and 6 months before his death at Lebanon. They had one son, John Hembree Feb. 20, 1861, Estill County, Ky. John is my gr. grandfather.

On Jan. 14, 1864, Julia filed claim for Pension for minor son, John Hembree, with G. V. Holland listed as guardian of John Hembree.

Julia Ann Ellen Jackson was born in 1843, Kentucky. She was my gr.gr.grandmother.
She was daughter of Thomas Jackson and Malinda Edwards Jackson. Thomas Jackson was born about 1818, Madison Co. Ky, and died in 1859, Malinda was also born about 1818 in Sullivan County, Tennessee. Malinda Edwards Jackson's mother, Elizabeth Edwards, was from Claiborne County, Tennessee.


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