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John Garvin Burleson
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1826
Crawford County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1921
Sutton County
Texas, USA

Confederate Pension Application
State of Texas, County of Edwards

Name: John Garvan Burleson
Age: 75 years April 16, 1903
Residence: Edwards County, Texas
Length: seven years; Leakey, Edwards County, Texas
Occupation: farming
Physical condition: Very bad
What caused condition: Old age, very weak, exposure and rupture of stomache
In what state command organized: Texas
How long service: About three years. Enlisted in Spring 1862 and served until the end of the war
Name of regiment: Company I, Green's Regiment
What branch: Cavalry
What real property and value: Two pony horses and old hack of the aggregate value of $60
Sworn to April 1, 1903

Depositions from Sam Wilburn and W.W. Vann (John's brother in law) specify Company I, Green's 5th Cavalry Regiment and that he enlisted at LaGrange, Fayette Co, TX. This would have been Tom Green's regiment. (Tom Green was killed at Blair's landing on the Red River on April 12, 1864)

May 7, 1910 Zavala Co, TX
Buchanan, W.S. age 37 b .TX
Buchanan, Dora age 36 b. TX (Dora Ellen Burleson, his dau.)
Buchanan, Lilly age 11 b. TX
Buchanan, Lottie age 10 b, TX
Buchanan, Lizzie age 7 b. TX
Buchanan, Ethel age 5 b. TX
Buchanan, John age 3 b. TX
Buchanan, Joe age 2m b. TX
Burleson, J. G. father in law age 84 Wd b. MO parents b. KY

Family links: 
  Rachel Edney Bishop Burleson (1832 - 1909)
  Marion McDonald Burleson (1853 - 1895)*
  Alfred Jonathan Burleson (1855 - 1941)*
  Mary Ann Burleson Crenshaw (1856 - 1953)*
  Margaret Melvina Burleson Crenshaw (1857 - 1894)*
  Andrew Jackson Burleson (1860 - 1938)*
  Eliza Jane Burleson Denton (1863 - 1906)*
  James Adolphus Burleson (1869 - 1895)*
  Dora Ellen Burleson Buchanan (1874 - 1955)*
*Calculated relationship
Sonora Cemetery
Sutton County
Texas, USA
Created by: Betty
Record added: Feb 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66269041
John Garvin Burleson
Added by: Cathy Morgan
John Garvin Burleson
Added by: Cathy Morgan
John Garvin Burleson
Added by: Cathy Morgan
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Remembering And Honoring A True Southern Patriot - A Confederate Soldier. Deo Vindice.
- Robert F. Rubel, SCV Camp 1937, Cleburne, Texas
 Added: Nov. 18, 2013
A memorial to the brother of my g-g-grandfather Joseph Burleson (1819-1901).
- Zia Crowell Miller
 Added: Jun. 26, 2011

 Added: Feb. 28, 2011

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