William Starling Hellums was born in TN. He volunteered when the Civil War came along. Family legend says he was injured and died an early death because of his war wounds. Family legend also says that he got tired of the war and stole a horse (along with a Spradling boy) and took off for Missouri where they settled and raised their families.
County Roll Number Butler C 1048
Hollum Wm S Sex - Male Color - White 42 yrs 8 mo 12 day
Married USA Tenn resident 18 years
Pneumonia 5 days
Beaver Dam Town Butle MS Spalding Beaver Dam, Butler C Jeff G Page, Fursdealing MO