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Col John B. Deason
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Birth: Jul. 1, 1824
Trigg County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1900
Lauderdale County
Mississippi, USA

Served in the Mexican and Civil War

Occupation before War:
Attorney in Hancock County Mississippi
General Collection Agent in Hancock County Mississippi
Served in the Mississippi State Militia
Served in the Mexican War rising to rank of Captain
Civil War Career:
1861: Delegate to Mississippi State Secession Convention
1861: Captain of Company G 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiment
1861 1862: Colonel of 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiment
Captain of 3rd Mississippi Battalion Cavalry Reserves
Major of 3rd Mississippi Battalion Cavalry Reserves

Occupation after War:
Attorney, District Attorney and Judge in Brookhaven Mississippi, Mayor 1884-1886 of Brookhaven, Postmaster

Family links: 
  Mary Ann Keller Deason (____ - 1882)*
  Mollie Deason Hurst (1854 - 1926)*
  Nancy Deason (1865 - 1927)*
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Cemetery
Lincoln County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Denise Flynn
Record added: Jul 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54567846
Col John B. Deason
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 Added: May. 27, 2013

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