|Birth: ||Aug. 8, 1828|
|Death: ||Oct. 16, 1865|
Cullin's wife, Harriet Emeline Dunkley was the daughter of Green Berry Lee Dunkley and Izett Long. She was born 06 May 1827 in Fairfield Co, SC and came to the Republic of Texas with her parents in 1839. She and Cullin Earp were married about 1849. After Cullin's death, she married Arnold Milner in 1880. Harriet Earp Milner is buried in the Wright Cemetery, Rusk Co, TX near her sister, Isetta Elizabeth Merritt Wright.
Contributor: Lee Ann
Years of research and months of detailed preparation culminated Saturday with the reinterment of Col. Cullin Redwine Earp, C.S.A., the highest-ranking Confederate officer to come from Upshur County. He was commander of the 10th Texas Calvary, and took part in at least 21 bloody battles.
He joined the Confederate Army afty Upsher County voted 97 percent in favor of secession.
He died in October, 1865, probably of wounds received in combat. He was only 37.
Earp was reinterred at Hopewell Cemetery, near his brother and other relatives. He left no direct descendents, but many of his nieces and nephews many times removed still live in Upshur County. Ther at least 22 other Confederate veterans, including Earp's brother, buried in Hopewell.
The event was organize by the Upshur County Patriots, local chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV).
The Gilmer Mirror Wednesday, April 30, 2008
He is the brother of Alex Earp
Harriet Emeline Dunkley Milner (1827 - 1909)*
Note: Cullin's wife, Harriet Emeline Dunkley was the daughter of Green Berry Lee Dunkley and Izett Long. She was born 06 May 1827 in Fairfield Co, SC and came to the Republic of Texas with her parents in 1839. She and Cullin Earp were married about 1849
Created by: Jackie M. Isham, Sr.
Record added: May 02, 2008
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