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James Jefferson Counts
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Birth: Nov. 29, 1840
Russell County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1905
Wise County
Virginia, USA


Parents - John B /Counts/ and Elizabeth /Smyth Or Smith/

Wife - Sarah Elizabeth /Johnson/ (note that the 1900 United States Federal Census has James as being divorced)

MILITARY: U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
Name: James J. Counts
Side: Confederate
Regiment State/Origin: Virginia
Regiment Name: 29 Virginia Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded: 29th Regiment, Virginia Infantry
COMPANY: G
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M382 roll 12

For a nice biography, see Between Brothers by Lillian Gobble and Rhonda Robertson, pub 2004 by the Wise County Historical Society, page 107. His father John, and brothers Samuel and David all served.

OCCUPATION:
He was a road surveyor in 1858, and served as Justice of the Peace in 1893.

Agen at death: 64 yrs, 6 mos, 28 days


my 2nd cousin 3 times removed
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John B Counts (1815 - 1899)
  Elizabeth Smyth Counts (1819 - 1900)
 
 Children:
  Cora L Counts Beavers (1882 - 1963)*
  Della Counts Hall (1884 - 1981)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Jefferson Counts (1840 - 1905)
  Samuel Smith Counts (1842 - 1927)*
  David C Counts (1844 - 1920)*
  Elihu Kiser Counts (1846 - 1909)*
  Elizabeth Jannette Counts Stair (1849 - 1893)*
  Ellen Margaret Counts Self (1854 - 1944)*
  William Thomas Counts (1856 - 1935)*
  Eva Caroline Counts Kilgore (1858 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Coeburn Cemetery
Wise County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Barbara Anne (Brownell) ...
Originally Created by: Virginia Brown
Record added: May 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36827962
James Jefferson Counts
Added by: Virginia Brown
 
James Jefferson Counts
Added by: Barbara Anne (Brownell) Potter
 
James Jefferson Counts
Added by: Virginia Brown
 
 
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For my 1st cousin 7x removed. Peace.
- Bonnie Schermer
 Added: Aug. 22, 2015
May you rest in everlasting peace, my Great Great Grandfather.
- Carolyn Dingus
 Added: Jan. 14, 2015

- May you be blessed with love & flowers-Phyllis
 Added: Apr. 8, 2013
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