|Birth: ||Apr. 7, 1842|
|Death: ||Jan. 24, 1931|
John was born on April 7, 1842 to George Damron and Mary Ann Lowe in Hardeman Co, TN. He married on July 13, 1865 to Mary Ann Allison (1841-1927). They became the parents of 11 children. John died Jan. 24, 1931 in Konawa, Seminole Co, OK.
On the 1860 census, John can be found in the household of his parents in Village Township, Jackson Co, AR. He enlisted for the Confederacy at Camp Price, (I think that was in Jackson Co), AR. From Edward G. Gerdes' Civil War page:
DAMRON, JOHN S. - (JOHN SHERWOOD) - Pvt Enl 17 Sep 1861 at Camp Price, AR. Teamster. Captured 1 Jun 1862 Corinth, MS and sent to MP at Alton, IL 1 Jun 1862. POW in Memphis, TN 15 Mar 1864. Age 22, ht 5' 10", eyes blue, hair lt, complx lt.
Genealogical information from the Dameron-Damron Family Association. (Thanks, Charles!)
George Damron (1816 - 1896)
Mary Ann Lowe Damron (1816 - 1901)
Mary Ann Damron Statham (1873 - 1904)*
Albert H Damron (1877 - 1968)*
Laura Frances Damron Autry (1879 - 1956)*
Lela Isabelle Damron Lindsay DeVall (1879 - 1976)*
Konawa Memorial Cemetery
Created by: Cheri Mello
Record added: Oct 01, 2007
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