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George W Adcock
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1837
Henry County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 1931
Pewee Valley
Oldham County
Kentucky, USA

. GEORGE W. ADCOCK was a Confederate Soldier. He is buried at the Defoe Cemetery Henry Co. Ky. His name is listed in the roles of Henry Co. KY Confederate rosters. George was a soldier in Co. G., 8th Ky Cal. He served the whole war. The Union Army took his arms, horse, with bridle and saddle and he was finally compensated for them in 1905.George was never married.George lived with his brother
Joel Adcock in 1900
Find A Grave Memorial# 52319016
1900 United States Federal Census
about George Adcock
Name: George Adcock
Home in 1900: Defoe, Henry, Kentucky
Age: 60
Birth Date: Jun 1839
Birthplace: Kentucky
Race: White
Gender: Male
Head of house Joel adcock
Find A Grave Memorial# 52319016
Relationship to Head of House: Brother
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia

Ky Conf. Pensions:
George Adcock, application # 2512 FHL#1,670,822 July 2, 1912 Resident at Defoe, Henry Co., Ky. Member of Co. Sixth Kentucky Confederate Battalion. Born: Shelby Co., Kentucky, moved to Henry when about six months old. [does not give date of birth]
Enlisted August 18, 1862, col Geo. M. Jesse,
How did get out of Army Was paroled in June 1865 at Tray, Va.
Were ever in Prison No
Wife; have no wife, never was married
Do you use any intoxicants to any extent/ Take a drink occasionally.
Do not get Drunk.
Has Rheumatism and infirmities of old age.
The records show that George Adcock, private, company G., 6th Battalion Confederate Cavalry (formed in part of Jesse's Battalion Kentucky mounted Riflemen, Confederate States Army, enlisted October 16, 1864. On the roll of the company dated October 16, 1864, only roll on file, he was reported present. No later record of him has been found. Signed War Department, The Adjutant General's office, Washington July 6, 1912, Henry P. McCain
B. P. Johnson makes statement that George Adcock belonged to Co. G 6th Ken Cal., was made Captain. Signed 6 Oct 1913.
[I didn't copy it down but a Robertson and his wife made statements that he never was a member of the 6th Calvary and that he only spent six months in the war and then came home, etc.]
1. George Adcock, was a member of Co. C, Ky. Vo., Cav. CSA and that he was paroled about the first day of April 1865 at Nashville, Tenn., that he kept his parole in good faith; which has been lost; that his horse, saddle and side arms, owned and used by him in the Confederate service at and prior to the surrender, were taken by U. S. Troops, commanded by General Wolford at Nashville Tenn.

Affidavit of George Jeffries dated June 16, 1905, corroborating claimant's affidavit dated June 8, 1905.
Affidavit of Abe Rucker dated June 16, 1905, as above claimant's affidavit
Affidavit of George Adcock, Defoe, Ky, dated Nov 7, 1906, stating that he was a member of Co. C., 8th Ky., Cav., C.S.A. commanded by Capt. Wm. N. Stephens, that he or the notary made a mistake in preparing his claim when he was made to say the he was surrendered and paroled at Nashville, Tenn., but that he was in fact surrendered and paroled at Mt. Sterling, Ky, about May 1, 1865, at which time and place, his horse, saddle and bridle, owned and used by him in the Confederate service, were taken by U. s. Troops under General E. H. Hobson, that said property was never returned to him nor compensated for.
Affidavit of Geo. W. Jeffries, Defoe, Ky, dated Dec 24, 1905, stating that he and claimant served in Co. C, 8th Ky Cav., C. S. a., and were surrendered and paroled at Mt. Sterling, Ky., about May 1, 1865 at which time and place claimant's horse, saddle and bridle were taken by U. S. Troops under General E. h. Hobson.
Affidavit of Abe Rucker, Defoe, Ky., dated Dec. 24, 1906, stating that he and claimant served in Co. C, 8th Ky Cav. C. S. A., and were surrendered and paroled at M. Sterling, Ky., About May 1, 1865, at which time and place claimant's horse, saddle and bridle were taken by U. s. troops under General E. H. Hobson.

Enlisted Aug 15, 1862, co G., 6th Battalion Confederate Cavalry, and was surrendered and paroled at Troy, Va., about May 1, 1865. Record proof of service to Oct 16, 1864. Comrades testify to his enlistment and service till the close of the war. Approved W. J. Stone

Research compiled by: Virginia Tolman, Henry County volunteer researcher (Many Thanks).

Family links: 
  William M Adcock (1816 - 1856)
  Betsey Elizabeth Carter Adcock (1811 - 1881)
  Joel Adcock (1834 - 1917)*
  Lauria J Adcock Penn (1836 - ____)*
  George W Adcock (1837 - 1931)
  Mary Ann Adcock Penn (1838 - ____)*
  Mathena Adcock Thurman (1849 - 1872)*
*Calculated relationship
Defoe Cemetery
Shelby County
Kentucky, USA
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Record added: Oct 27, 2010
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