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Willis Norris Autry
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1841
Walton County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 21, 1927
Spalding County
Georgia, USA

Willis was the son of Green B. Autry and Caroline Malcom Autry of Walton and Clarke County GA. He married Martha Matilda Adams,(b. 6 Jan 1843 Clarke Co, GA.) on 22 Sept 1861. The marriage of Martha and Willis was performed
by his grandfather, Primitive Baptist preacher George W. Malcom. He enlisted on May 7, 1862 in Co. C, 44th Georgia Volunteer Infantry, and was assigned to the Army of Northern Virginia under General Robert E. Lee & General Stonewall Jackson. During the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, on 5-10-1864, while eating breakfast, he with others were captured by the Union Army, and he spent the rest of the war in prison, released on 3-7-1865.

Their children: Caroline Elizabeth Autry (b. 20 Jan 1866; m.
Alexander Stephens Richards; d. 2 Dec 1942) Isabelle Autry (b. 8 April 1868; m. William Thomas Carlton; d. 27 June 1949) David Patman Autry (b. 12 July 1869; m. Alice Elizabeth Everette; d. 12 Jan 1942), Ella Autry (b. 1870; d. about 1871), Anna Esther Autry (b. 2 July 1872;m.Charles Thomas Dorsett; d. 12 Jan 1954), Mary Susan Autry (b. 17 Jan 1874; m. Jackson Oliver Dunston; d. 11 Nov 1959), Joseph Perrington Autry (b. 15 Sept 1875;m.Aurelia Lawrence; d. 2 Aug 1955), Emily Margaret Autry (b. 5 April 1877; m. Thomas M. Chappell; d. 11 July 1963), Sarah Nancy Autry (b. 29 Sept 1878; m. M. J. Hamric; d. 15 Sept 1974), Ira Ina Autry (b. 1880; d. about 1881), Merrell Carlton
Autry (b. 1 Sept 1883; m. Bertha Cornelia Houston; d. 3 June 1973)Martha Marie Autry (b. 27 May 1885; m. Abraham Bradford Butler; d.1964). 
 
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 Parents:
  Green Berry Autry (1811 - 1888)
 
 Siblings:
  Willis Norris Autry (1841 - 1927)
  Jacob Permenius Autry (1844 - 1908)*
  Martha C. Autry Venable (1859 - 1929)*
  Thomas J. Autry (1875 - 1935)*
  Robert Lee Autry (1881 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Berea Cemetery
Hampton
Henry County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Thomas Autry Redwine Har...
Originally Created by: Donnie East
Record added: Jan 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17612013
Willis Norris Autry
Added by: Thomas Autry Redwine Hartshorn
 
Willis Norris Autry
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Willis Norris Autry
Added by: Thomas Autry Redwine Hartshorn
 
 
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In Loving Memory of my Great Grandfather PFC Willis Norris Autry, 44th Georgia, CSA. He fought along with his brother and several brother-in-laws and cousins - All in the 44th.They fought for Freedom and State's Rights. God Bless !! You will always be in ...(Read more)
- Thomas Autry Redwine Hartshorn
 Added: Jun. 20, 2010
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