|Birth: ||Jan. 23, 1825|
|Death: ||May 10, 1911|
Mississippi Confederate Soldier C. S. A.
Name: A. J. Farrell
Enlisted: 8 May 1864 Tupelo, Lee, MS
Rank In: Private
Regiment: Ham's Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Sate Served: Mississippi
Comand surrender: Artesia, Mississippi
Present at the time of surrender: yes.
Penion: Granted, Tupelo, MS Sept 3, 1901 $75.00
At the time of his pension application he is living with his son in-law A. E. Kellum. His wife is dead, 4 sons and 2 daughters are living.
Maternal great grandson of Revolutionary War Soldiers James Butler and Thomas Bullard
Andrew married Jane Elizabeth Leatherwood 26 Sept, 1855 in Shelby County, Alabama by N Lee Justice of the Peace. Jane was the daughter of Paul C. Leatherwood and Permelia Nabors. She was born April 27, 1830 in Montevallo, Shelby Co., Alabama, and died July 20, 1886 in Guntown, Lee Co., MS.
Notes for Andrew Jackson Farrell:
The "old house" was originally a typical Southern Plantation with many outbuildings and slave quarters. It was sold to Mr. John Harold Kellum by the heirs of the estate for $8,000.00.
Long ago there was a house in the rear of the plantanion home where Alice Permelia (Farrell) Kellum resided. The slave quaters were torn down by Johh Harold Kellum and in the grounds of front yard area Native American dances were help at one time. Of the several outbuildings the tobacco barn still stood although the cotton barn was gone. John said it was an unafe building due to age. Before John's passing in 2010 he was the caretaker of the Red Hill Cemetery.
The above was told by Mr. John Harold Kellum at his home in Guntown on a Sunday social to two brothers Daniel and David Aldrete, grandsons of Eupha Nell Furgerson Thurman the granddaughter of James Taylor Farrell.
Andrew Jackson Farrell was the administrator on on the will of his father John C. Farrell and his brothers Francis Marion Farrell and Mitchell Jasper Farrell.
Andrew's granddaughter Mary Bessie Kellum was a school teacher. She never married and wrote to Eupha Nell (Furgerson) Thurman in Black Canyon City, AZ in approximately 1972 regarding family tree. Mary was 80 years old.
Andrew Jackson Farrell's funeral service was held by M.H. Armor who wrote his obituary in THE CHRISTIAN MESSENGER newspaper. The paper states that Brother Farrell obeyed the gospel, having attended a service by Brother R. B. Trimbel who preached the first sermon Andrew had ever heard delivered by a "Christian only". He remained faithful until his death. His wife and all the children except one, became Christians. Andrew J. Farrell was a good soldier of Jesus. Quiet, modest, unpretentious, but true and unwavering in all of his life's relationships.
The body was taken to Red Hill Cemetery a few miles east of Guntown, and laid to rest.
This memorial is maintained by a family member
John Cantzon Farrell (1795 - 1853)
Sarah C. Butler Farrell Nabors (1807 - 1870)
Jane Elizabeth Leatherwood Farrell (1830 - 1886)
Martha Aveline Farrell Long (1856 - 1883)*
Alice Permelia Farrell Kellum (1859 - 1937)*
James Taylor Farrell (1861 - 1944)*
John Andrew Farrell (1864 - 1942)*
Sarah Olivia Farrell Kellum (1867 - 1948)*
Walter Thomas Farrell (1870 - 1946)*
Jesse Oliver Farrell (1872 - 1950)*
Andrew Jackson Farrell (1825 - 1911)
James Sanders Farrell (1829 - 1904)*
Lafayette Napoleon Bonaparte Ferrell (1835 - 1894)*
Mary Jane Farrell Evans (1837 - 1918)*
Sarah Adaline Farrell Hayden (1839 - 1897)*
Mallissa Ann Elizabeth Farrell Cunningham (1843 - 1924)*
John Zachariah Taylor Farrell (1848 - 1917)*
GOD GAVE HE TOOK
HE WILL RESTORE
HE DUETH ALL THINGS
Red Hill Cemetery
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Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Mar 15, 2010
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