|Birth: ||Nov. 22, 1835|
|Death: ||Sep. 8, 1909|
Information from Tennessee Records: Tombstone Inscriptions and Manuscripts (1933)
Captain Thomas Jefferson Barry was born 22 Nov 1835 in Johnson County, Tennessee. He also has a twin, Lucinda Barry. Thomas died 8 Sep 1909 in Johnson County, Tennessee. His father was Thomas Charles Barry and his mother was Lucinda Donnelly.
Captian Barry was married to (1)Martha Ann Northington on 3 Jul 1867; (2) Rebecca Virginia Grace on 21 Nov 1875 and (3) Mary Caroline Osborne.
Taken from "History of the 13th Regiment," by Samuel Scott:
"Thomas J. Barry took an active part in the Carter County rebellion. He was mustered into service as First Lieutenant of Company E at Strawberry Plains, Tenn., Sept., 24, 1863; was detailed as acting R.Q.M and promoted to Capt of Co E, Oct 13, 1864, and continued with the regiment until it was mustered out Sept 5, 1865.
Capt Barry commanded his company in the campaigns in East Tennessee and on the Stoneman raid in Va.
After the war, he married the daughter of Capt S. E. Northington and resided in Mountain City. He has been honored by appointment and election with a number of offices, among which were Sheriff, Register of Deed, County Superintendent of Public Instruction, Justice of the Peace, Chairman of the County Court, and County Surveyor. He has been engaged in school teaching, milling, and various enterprises since the war, and has raised a family of ten children."
Mountain View Cemetery
Created by: James Hill
Record added: Nov 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31049840
Captain Barry performed my great aunt's wedding ceremony. Her father was also a veteran of the 13th Tennessee Regiment. Thank you, Capt Barry for your service - Rest in Peace.|
Added: Nov. 29, 2014
Cpt Thomas J. Barry, Company E, 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry, USA. Enlisted and mustered in October 13, 1864 at age 28. The Union Forever!|
Added: Sep. 3, 2013