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Thomas Parker Presley
Birth: Sep. 8, 1840
Anson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 1907
Finley
Dyer County
Tennessee, USA

Son of Joshua & Margaret Preslar.

Father of
Mary Francis Presley Via
Thomas Presley

Farmer and veteran of the Civil War, Company G, 3rd Michigan Volunteer Cavalry (1863-1866). Despite being based in Michigan, Thomas joined up with the unit in Jackson, Tennessee. The outfit was assigned to patrol the Mississippi River from southern Missouri to northern Mississippi, but actually spent several months camped around St. Louis due to lack of available horses. Thomas left the service in San Antonio at the end of the war and spent the rest of his days around Finley, Tennessee, as a farmer.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Carpenter Presley (1843 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Alice F Presley Bane (1868 - 1922)*
  John W Presley (1870 - 1899)*
  Flora Margaret Presley Doddridge (1873 - 1942)*
  James Richard Presley (1875 - 1942)*
  Virginia Presley Jackson (1877 - 1955)*
  George Robert Presley (1879 - 1959)*
  Emma Presley Wilson (1881 - 1907)*
  Claude Presley (1884 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: birthdate from Civil War Veteran's pension & U.S. Census. Birth year is incorrect on stone (1851).
 
Burial:
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Finley
Dyer County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Jason Presley
Record added: Jul 14, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11356530
Thomas Parker Presley
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- Brian Presley
 Added: Jul. 27, 2013
Thank You Sir for all your service during the Civil War!
- D & J Cloninger
 Added: Sep. 16, 2009
Life is just a stopping place, A pause in what's to be, A resting place along the road to sweet eternity. We all have different journeys, Different paths along the way, We all were meant to learn some things, but we were never meant to stay. Our destinati...(Read more)
- Cadmus
 Added: Feb. 8, 2009
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