|Birth: ||Jan. 8, 1845|
|Death: ||Jun. 22, 1939|
The Saint Jo Tribune
Saint Jo, Montague County, Texas
Friday, June 30, 1939
WILLIAM BRAXTON STOGNER
Funeral services for WILLIAM BRAXTON STOGNER, UNCLE BILLIE, were held at the Methodist Church Friday afternoon. He died Thursday evening at the home of his daughter MRS. C. V. CARROLL (Carrell) of near Gainesville. Services were conducted by Rev. LEON MILNER assisted by Rev. JOHN NOTHALF. The George G. Carroll and Son Funeral Home of Gainesville arranged the interment at the Mountain Park cemetery east of Saint Jo.
UNCLE BILLIE was born January 8, 1845 in Kemper County, Mississippi. He volunteered in the Civil War in 1861, went through the war and was honorably discharged in 1865. He married MISS NANCY CASTLE in 1868 and to this union were
born twelve children, all of whom lived to be grown and have families, and ten of whom are still living. MRS. STOGNER preceded him in death by 25 years.
Survivors are four daughters Mrs. Carroll (Carrell) of Gainesville, MRS. NANNY FOSTER of Santa Anna, California, MRS. BETTY ATHA of Lawton, Oklahoma, MRS. LUCY LAWLER of Burkburnett; six sons, J. R. of Norman, W. O. of Oklahoma City, J. M. of Minot, North Dakota, H. R. of Gainesville, T. A. of El Paso, and GEORGE Washington Stogner of Saint Jo, more than 100 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and a few great-great-grandchildren.
Father: John Braxton Stogner
Mother: Elizabeth Ann Deal
Served as Corporal in Company H of the 36th Mississippi Infantry. Wounded at Battle of Vicksburg and again in Mississippi River Campaign at Franklin, TN. Fought in siege at Atlanta and was one of last to leave, after several months of fighting. Being wounded again he surrendered at Citronelle, AL and was hospitalized. Paroled at Meridian MS on May 17, 1865 and carried a musket ball in his shoulder for the rest of his life.
John Braxton Stogner (1815 - 1880)
Nancy Louiza Castle Stogner (1852 - 1914)*
William Orvel Stogner (1877 - 1943)*
Elizabeth Stogner Atha (1886 - 1956)*
Lucy Bell Stogner Lawler (1888 - 1962)*
Thomas A. Stogner (1892 - 1970)*
George Washington Stogner (1895 - 1984)*
Mountain Park Cemetery
Maintained by: Linda Cooke
Originally Created by: Claudie Dejuana Kimbrell
Record added: Jun 24, 2010
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