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William Marion Dorsey Gaines
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Birth: May 22, 1841
Hall County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1863
Gainesville
Hall County
Georgia, USA

Died after returning home from injuries sustained at Antietam (Sharpsburg, MD). Went to war with 3 brothers (markers at Alta Vista cemetery) and an uncle.

Marker is located between that of his paternal grandmother, Mary Gaines and his paternal aunt, M. (Melinda) Gaines.

Younger brother, HWT Gaines, named one of his sons for his lost brother. 
 
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 Parents:
  Ira Pinkney Gaines (1813 - 1891)
  Nancy Hawkins Gaines (1815 - 1901)
 
 Siblings:
  Francis Henry Gaines (1839 - 1864)*
  William Marion Dorsey Gaines (1841 - 1863)
  John Lilburn Gaines (1842 - 1926)*
  Henry Washington Tanner Gaines (1848 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery
Gainesville
Hall County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Gary Gaines
Record added: Jun 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38422959
William Marion Dorsey Gaines
Added by: Craig McCraw
 
William Marion Dorsey Gaines
Added by: Gary Gaines
 
 
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Thank you William!! You are an ancestor of mine and you are not forgotten!! God bless your fight for Southern Independence!!Jack
- john Obrien
 Added: Jun. 19, 2013

- nancy murray
 Added: Jan. 11, 2012

- nancy murray
 Added: Dec. 10, 2010
 
 
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