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James Harvey Mayes
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Birth: Aug. 28, 1835
Stanley
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.  
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Ellen Painter Mayes (1853 - 1930)*
 
 Children:
  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
 
Burial:
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
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James Harvey Mayes
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James Harvey Mayes
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- RoxღEd
 Added: Sep. 4, 2013
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Apr. 5, 2011
Co. D, 7th Va. Cavalry. Seriously wounded (lung) at Ninevah, 11/1864. My great-great grandfather.
- Cenantua
 Added: Dec. 29, 2010
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