|Birth: ||May 14, 1834|
|Death: ||Jul. 1, 1863|
Francis M. Fails was born 14 Aug 1834 in Georgia. His Parents were Reuben B. Fails and Ann Carter Fails. He married Nancy Mahalia Strength on 12 Dec 1858 and farmed in Simpson County Mississippi until the Civil War began. His son was John Reuben Fails, born in 1859 in Simpson County Mississippi. Francis served as a Private in Company G, 39th Mississippi Infantry Regiment from 20 April 1862 until about 1 July 1863 when he died or was killed in battle at Port Hudson, Louisiana. His body was never recovered from the battlefield and no known grave marker exists. His wife later remarried George Washington Williams and she died in Mississippi in 1915.
Nancy Mahley Strengtht Williams (1839 - 1915)
John Reuben Fails (1859 - 1933)*
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Killed at Port Hudson Louisiana during American Civil War. Body never recovered from the battlefield.
Created by: Brock Ragus
Record added: Apr 08, 2011
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