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Pvt Cornelius Butcher McGuyer
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Birth: Nov. 18, 1822
Wartrace
Bedford County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1903
Charleston
Delta County
Texas, USA

CORNELIUS B. McGUYER
Private, Company G
23rd Texas Cavalry

Cornelius B. McGuyer was the son of Thomas McGuyer and Ann Lee MyGuyer.
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He was a Private in Company G, 23rd Texas Cavalry.
He had been wounded while serving in the Mexican War.
He was born on 18 November 1822 in the Wartrace Community, in the County of Bedford, State of Tennessee.
His death date is 09 January 1903.
He died of: rheumatism, gouty condition, old age and had suffered from severe hemorrhage in the stomach from wounds received in the Mexican War in 1846.
(as per pension Confederate application).
He donated the land for Charleston Cemetery. His first wife, Mary Ann Gollithan McGuyer, was the first to be buried there.

Cornelius B. McGuyer volunteered to fight in the Mexican War in 1846. He was 24 at the time and served under General Zachary Taylor. He was wounded three times in the Battle of Monterey, Mexico, and fell some forty yards short of the Fort.

He was evacuated, hospitalized and returned home. He frequently hemorrhaged because of the bullet left in his lung. He was in the 1st Tennessee Infantry., Volunteer in the Mexican War and in the Civil War. (National Archives) Died June 9, 1903
 
 
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 Spouses:
  Salina Dukes McGuyer (1839 - 1916)
  Mary Ann Gollithan McGuyer (1823 - 1859)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Catherine McGuyer Simpson (1849 - 1929)*
  Nancy Jane McGuyer Helm (1853 - 1926)*
  Synthia Elizabeth McGuyer Oats (1854 - 1941)*
  William John McGuyer (1857 - 1941)*
  James Gideon McGuyer (1869 - 1948)*
  Benjamin Franklin McGuyer (1882 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Charleston Cemetery
Charleston
Delta County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Bev
Record added: Mar 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10629070
Pvt Cornelius Butcher McGuyer
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Pvt Cornelius Butcher McGuyer
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Pvt Cornelius Butcher McGuyer
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May God Bless You for your service in The Mexican War and The Civil War.
- Pat Gafford Bunch
 Added: Jun. 21, 2010

- annarose
 Added: May. 26, 2010

- Richard Parker
 Added: Dec. 2, 2013
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