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John Wesley Herring
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1830
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1901
Freestone County
Texas, USA

John enlisted in the Confederate Army Co B 39th Regiment AL Infantry, 10 April 1862 at Clayton, AL. He was captured and sent to Military Prison at Louisville, KY.
He married Catherine Butler on 23 September 1849. They were parents of James Wesley, Eli, Mary Ella, John B, Nancy, Charity Evelyn. While working at a cotton gin at Teague the boiler blew up and he died a few days later. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Smith Herring (1789 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Butler Herring (1830 - 1896)
 
 Children:
  James Wesley Herring (1851 - 1904)*
  John B Herring (1863 - 1901)*
  Nancy Herring (1866 - 1878)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Wesley Herring (1830 - 1901)
  Riley Herring (1840 - 1917)*
  Julia Ann Herring Norton (1842 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Driver Cemetery
Teague
Freestone County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: A Pearson
Record added: Feb 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34202834
John Wesley Herring
Added by: J Terry
 
John Wesley Herring
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Added by: Donna Chapman
 
 
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- DMLeForce
 Added: Jan. 24, 2013
Thank you for defending the South, Great-Great-Grandfather. I hope to shake your hand someday in heaven.
- Native Texan
 Added: Sep. 5, 2011
Brave and dedicated Son-of-the-South, may your memory always bring pride and be recalled with joy.Rest in honored peace.
- flgrl
 Added: Sep. 2, 2009
 
 
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