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Dr Samuel Andrew Grier, II
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Birth: Oct. 8, 1841
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1932
Harrisburg
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA

HONORING A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER: 2ND LT. SAMUEL ANDREW GRIER, "MECKLENBURG RANGERS", 5TH NC CAVALRY. ENLISTED 7 JULY 1862, CHARLOTTE, NC. MUSTERED INTO SERVICE 18 AUG 1862.

PROMOTED TO 2ND LT. OCT 1862. SEVERELY WOUNDED 21 JUN 1863, UPPERVILLE, VA. DUE TO HIS WOUND HE WAS TRANSFERRED TO CONFEDERATE HOSPITAL IN CHARLOTTE. RETURNED TO DUTY 1865 AND CAPTURED 3 APR 1865 AT NAZORINE CHURCH, VA. AT THE SAME TIME GEN. RUFUS CLAY BARRINGER OF CONCORD, NC WAS CAPTURED. GEN. BARRINGER IS SAMUEL' UNCLE.

ANDREW WAS THEN SENT 17 APR 1865 TO JOHNSHON'S ISLAND, IL PRISON WHICH WAS A PRISON FOR CONFEDERATE OFFICERS. HE WAS PAROLED AND RELEASED 18 JUN 1865 AFTER TAKING OATH OF ALLEGIANCE.

AFTER THE WAR AND AFTER BECOMING A DOCTOR, SAMUEL WAS PRACTICING MEDICINE IN HARRISBURG, NC AND WAS VERY ACTIVE IN THE UCV (UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERANS) CABARRUS CAMP #212. HE HELD THE OFFICE OF CAMP SURGEON.
- Tom Fagart (Many thanks for the additional info)

GRANDSON OF GEN. PAUL BARRINGER OF CONCORD, NC.


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name: Samuel Andrew Grier
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event type: Death
event date:
evnt place: Harrisburg, Carbarrus, North Carolina
birth year: 1841
birth year (estimated):
burial date: 20 Mar 1932
burial place:Harrisburg
cemetery:
funeral home:
residence place:
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gender: Male
age: 90
marital status:Widowed
race (original) White
occupation: Medical Doctor
birth date:08 Oct 1841
birthplace: Mecklenburg
father's name:Andrew Grier
father's titles and terms:
father's birthplace:Mecklenburg
mother's name:Margaret Barringer
mother's titles and terms:
mother's birthplace: Mecklenburg

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*** Many thanks to Bob Matthews (#47872455) for father link.

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Andrew Grier (1797 - 1850)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Gilmer Grier (1848 - 1908)
 
 Children:
  Samuel Andrew Grier (1874 - 1962)*
  Elizabeth Grier Butt (1876 - 1948)*
  Mary Gilmer Grier Bost (1882 - 1978)*
  Evelyn Grier Richmond (1886 - 1961)*
  Thomas Laban Grier (1888 - 1963)*
  Anna Burwell Grier Parrish (1891 - 1986)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Laban Grier (1831 - 1862)*
  Samuel Andrew Grier (1841 - 1932)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harrisburg Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Harrisburg
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Lanie
Record added: Feb 26, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105861610
Dr Samuel Andrew Grier, II
Added by: Tom Fagart
 
Dr Samuel Andrew Grier, II
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Dr Samuel Andrew Grier, II
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- Lanie
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