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Corp John Powers Offield
Birth: Jul. 9, 1841
Washington County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 1910
Milam County
Texas, USA

John Powers Offield

Residence was not listed;
Enlisted as a Private
28 Oct 1861, Hempstead, Texas
Appointed Cpl. 1 Dec 1863
"A" Co. TX 12th Cavalry
known as "Parson's Dragoons"

John Powers Offield, b. 9 Jul. 1841 in Washington Co. Tx. He was the son of James Offield, born around 1814 in Sullivan Co. Tn. His mother was Eliza Power, daughter of John Power and Rachel Perdew. She was born 12 Jan 1819 in Pennsylvania. She died 31 Mar. 1849 in Hill Co. Tx. after the birth of her last son, James William.

John Powers Offield married Mary Ann Bounds, b. 21 July, 1850 in Lee County, Texas. Her parents were John Bownds and Mary Sophronia Cooley. Mary Ann had a brother, Andrew Franklin Bownds. John P. and Mary Ann were married 3 Feb. 1867 in Burleson Co. Tx. John Powers Offield died 27 Dec. 1910 in Milam Co. Tx. and is buried in the Locklin Cemetery.

Jessie Franklin OFFIELD
Lutitia Jane OFFIELD
Alfred Augustus OFFIELD
Thomas Jefferson OFFIELD
Morgan MacAfee OFFIELD
John Walker OFFIELD


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J.P. Offield died at the home of his son, A.A. Offield, in Rockdale at 3 o'clock Tuesday morning, December 27th, after an illness from cancer of the stomach extending over a period of several months. Mr. Offield and family have been residing on the Gabriel for the past year or more, but was taken by his son to his home in Rockdale a few weeks ago that he might be closer to medical attention and he could better look after his wants. Deceased was a native Texan and was nearly seventy years of age. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Mary Ann Offield, and six children, J.F., A.A., Tommie, Morgan and Johnnie Offield and Mrs. Tisha Hobbs, of near Elgin, besides a number of other relatives and wide a acquaintances of friends to mourn his loss. Deceased was a member of the Christian church and had resided in this section of Milam and the northern portion of Lee county for the past thirty-five years. His remains were interred in the Locklin Cemetery on the Gabriel, Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock in the presence of a large concourse of relatives and friends. Dr. Whitfield delivering an oration at the grave.
(Unknown newspaper) 
Family links: 
  Mary Ann Bownds Offield (1850 - 1920)
  Jessie Franklin Offield (1870 - 1954)*
  Lutitia Jane Offield Hobbs Cameron (1873 - 1964)*
  Alfred Augustus Offield (1876 - 1961)*
  Thomas Jefferson Offield (1881 - 1966)*
  Morgan McAfee Offield (1884 - 1957)*
  John Walker Offield (1891 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
J. P.
June 9, 1841.
Dec. 27, 1910.
Served 4 Years
in Confederate
Army 12th Texas
Cavalry Com-
pany A.

Locklin Cemetery
San Gabriel
Milam County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Oct 28, 2004
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Corp John Powers Offield
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Well Great Grandfather Corp John Offieldit has been some time sent I have been your way. you have not been got gotten.Rest in peace Your M/Sgt Great Grandson.James Offield & Col. Nathan OffieldGod Bless
 Added: Jul. 30, 2014
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Jun. 4, 2014
John P. Offield my Great Grandfather born in Washington County Republic of Texas on 9 July 1841. I thank you for your service with the CAS in the 12 Texas Cavalry. You help make this a better USA for your ancestry to live in.
- Your Great Grandson James Offield 14 July 1931
 Added: Mar. 8, 2014
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