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Col Newton Jackson Lillard
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1832
Cocke County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1905
Decatur
Meigs County
Tennessee, USA

Private Co B 5th Tennessee Volunteers: Mexican-American War
Captain Co I 3rd Tennnessee Infantry CSA: War Between the States 1861 to 1862
Colonel of same regiment 1862 to 1865
Freemason
Spouse:Elma Caroline Worth

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Father: James Lillard 1795 1875
Mother: Mary Sandusky Lillard 1803 1872
Wife: Elma Caroline Worth Lillard 1845 1920
Children:
Thomas Mason Lillard 1870 1943
Occupation before War:
Merchant & Farmer in Decatur Tennessee
Served in the Mexican War
1858 1860: County Clerk for Meigs County Tennessee
Civil War Career:
1861 1862: Captain of Company I 3rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment
1862: Lt. Colonel of 3rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment
1862 1865: Colonel of 3rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment
1863: Captured & Paroled at Vicksburg Mississippi
1863: Commander of a Mounted Regiment in late months of 1863
Occupation after War:
Dry Good Merchant & Farmer in Decatur Tennessee
Circuit Court Clerk in Tennessee

(Bio from Newton Lillard) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Lillard (1795 - 1875)
  Mary Sandusky Lillard (1803 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Elma Caroline Worth Lillard (1845 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  Jasper Worth Lillard (1866 - 1947)*
  Thomas Mason Lillard (1870 - 1943)*
  James Lewis Lillard (1873 - 1968)*
  Stephen Newton Lillard (1876 - 1881)*
  David Wiley Lillard (1879 - 1954)*
  John H Lillard (1882 - 1958)*
  Vernon Carroll Lillard (1884 - 1963)*
  Elizabeth Mae Lillard Robinson (1887 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha J. Lillard King (1822 - 1850)*
  John Mason Lillard (1827 - 1863)*
  Newton Jackson Lillard (1832 - 1905)
  Louisa Elvina Lillard Frazier (1837 - 1909)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Decatur Cemetery
Decatur
Meigs County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: The Preacher's Kid
Record added: Nov 11, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12306804
Col Newton Jackson Lillard
Added by: The Preacher's Kid
 
Col Newton Jackson Lillard
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Col Newton Jackson Lillard
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