Our Military Genealogy

I’ve been doing research on my mother’s side family and came across some sources of information about potential military service by my ancestors.

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James Jackson Johns (3rd great grandfather): Confirmed military service.  A member of the 30th Georgia Infantry, Company C.  Source: Georgia, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865, M266-109, Roll 0399, Located at Fold3.com

William Jackson Johns (2nd great grandfather): Unconfirmed military service.  Details of service unknown.  Research needs to be conducted.  Only reference to service found.  US, Spanish American War Volunteers, 1898, Located at Ancestry.com

Peter K. Leathers (4th great grandfather): Unconfirmed military service.  Details of service unknown.  1864 Census for Re-Organizing the Georgia Militia, Located at Ancestry.com

Samuel Leathers (6th great grandfather): Unconfirmed military service.  Details of service unknown.  US. Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783, Corcof 246, Roll 97, Virginia, Jacket Nos. 62-73, Located at Ancestry.com; Roster of Revolutionary Soldiers in Georgia, Vol. 1, Located at Ancestry.comGeorgia Land Lottery, 1827, Located at Ancestry.com

Samuel M. Leathers (3rd great grand uncle): Unconfirmed military service.  Details of service unknown.  US, Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865, Located at Ancestry.com; Alabama, Census of Confederate Soldiers, 1907, 1921, Located at Ancestry.com

David T. Pope (4th great grandfather): Unconfirmed military service.  Details of service unknown. Georgia, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865, M266-109, Roll 0532, Located at Fold3.com  [This may not be the same David Pope.  There is not enough information in the military record to confirm identity.]; Georgia, Returns of Qualified Voters and Reconstruction Oath Books, 1867-1869, Located at Ancestry.com

Jeffrey Beck Jr. (7th great grandfather): Confirmed military service.  US, Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, Located at Ancestry.com; DAR Patriot Index, p49 (ref. in SAR App); Index of Revolutionary War Pensions, p80 S21067 (ref. in SAR App), Located at Fold3.com; US, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900, M804, Roll 195, Located at Ancestry.com

Thomas Watson Hardy (Great grandfather): Confirmed military service.  Georgia, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919, Located at Ancestry.com; US, Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, Located at Ancestry.com; US, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Located at Ancestry.com

Benjamin Franklin Hardy (2nd great grandfather):  Unconfirmed military service.  Details of service unknown. [Possibly not the right Benjamin Hardy, as age seems unlikely] US, Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865, Located at Ancestry.com

Ashbury Berry Hardy (3rd great grandfather): Unconfirmed military service.  Details of service unknown. US, Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865, Located at Ancestry.com

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