|Birth: ||Jun. 1, 1844|
|Death: ||Apr. 16, 1942|
"97 Year Old County War Veteran Dies"
Thomas L. Whitehead, veteran of the War Between the States, died at the home of his son, James S. Whitehead, Thursday night at 11:55 o'clock. Mr. Whitehead who was 97 years and ten months old, was a native of Carter county. He was a volunteer in the 13th Tennessee Cavalry, Company "G", fighting with the Union Army.
He united with the Christian church at Hopson in his boyhood days and was a loyal member of that church.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. S. P. Collins and Mrs. H. N. Campbell of Elizabethton, and Mrs. Eva Roberson of Hopson; two sons, James S. and C. V. Whitehead of Hopson; 18 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Blevins cemetery Saturday afternoon at 3:00 o'clock.
Pallbearers: Hobert Whitehead, Hensley Whitehead, Earl Roberson, Clarence Roberson, Evans Collins, Harmon Collins.
Flower bearers: Emley Catherine Ledford, Doris Ledford, Emma Jane Ledford, Ruth Collins, Maggie Collins, Lola Linville, Mrs. Mary Collins, Mrs. Mary Whitehead, and Maud Whitehead.
Elizabethton Star, Friday, April 17, 1942
Hanna Whitehead (1841 - 1907)*
Catherine Whitehead Ingram (1867 - 1925)*
Created by: Loyal Limb
Record added: Aug 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 115493194
Pvt Thomas Whitehead, Company C, 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry, USA. Enlisted September 24, 1863 at age 18 and mustered in November 2, 1863. The Union Forever!|
Added: Aug. 15, 2013