Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Mayeses in:
 • Mayes Cemetery
 • Page County
 • Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
James Harvey Mayes
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Aug. 28, 1835
Page County
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 1892
Virginia, USA

James Harvey Mayes was the son of Rodham Tellis Mayes and Anna Offenbacker. he was a member of the Seventh Virginia Cavalry and served under Colonel George W Summers, of the famous Summers - Koontz execution incident near Mt Jackson, Va He was awarded a sum of $437 in confederate money for a horse that was shot and killed in action in Upperville, Loudon County, Va. That happened in June 1863, while in 1864 James Harvey Mayes himself was shot and nearly killed at a small town called Ninevah, Va between Front Royal and Winchester, Va He was shot in the chest and torso area with a Colt 7 shooter. after being taken to the confederate army hospital in Winchester Va the surgeons removed 2 of 3 mini balls from the chest area of Mr Mayes. He then proceeded with the rest of his life carrying the 3rd miniball in his chest until he died on Feb 15th,1892 On this very day. He was married to Sarah Ellen Painter and they had 8 children. 3 boys and 5 girls.  
Family links: 
  Sarah Ellen Painter Mayes (1853 - 1930)*
  Blanche Birdilla Mayes Duncan (1876 - 1921)*
   Mayes (1877 - 1877)*
   Mayes (1877 - 1877)*
  Minnie L Mayes Goode (1878 - 1943)*
  Mollie Susan Mayes Wilson (1880 - 1954)*
  Amos Carson Mayes (1887 - 1973)*
  Ollie March Mayes Painter (1890 - 1964)*
*Calculated relationship
Mayes Cemetery
Page County
Virginia, USA
Plot: n/a
Created by: terry mayes
Record added: Feb 15, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5211161
James Harvey Mayes
Added by: Cenantua
James Harvey Mayes
Added by: Cenantua
James Harvey Mayes
Added by: Terry Mayes
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Thank you for your service and sacrifice of health.
- Larry Hagemann
 Added: Jul. 12, 2016

- RoxღEd~Matthew 24:
 Added: Sep. 4, 2013
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Apr. 5, 2011
There are 5 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED