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Jeremiah "Jerry" Drum
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1839
Dallas County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 19, 1930
Fresno County
California, USA

8 MO. S.M. CAV.

The 8th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry, was organized at Jefferson City, Bolivar, Warsaw and Linn Creek from December 18, 1861.

Co. 'G' Service: Post and scout duty at Lebanon, Neosho and Springfield, Mo. Scouting from Lebanon into North Alabama; with skirmishes. Mustered out July 17, 1865.

Regiment loss during service: 3 Officers and 77 Enlisted men killed and/or mortally wounded. 1 Officer and 131 Enlisted men deceased by disease. Total 212.


The Buffalo Reflex (Newspaper), Sep. 17, 1903
Roster; Soldiers of Dallas County, Missouri Reunion.

Jeremiah's name and service unit appears; he being a registrant during that reunion.

Jeremiah, age 74 Yrs, 1 month, 25 days, was the son of:
Joseph Drum (1802-1893) and
Katherine Peanick (1814-1852).
He was one of twelve children.

Husband of:
Emily (who predeceased him).

Father of:
Mary C. (1869), and
William J.F. (1867).

Occupation: Farmer.

Cause of Death: Stomach Cancer.

Thomas-Robinson Funeral Home
Burial: 05-20-1913
IOOF Cemetery, Selma, CA.

[His family genealogy lost track of him in 1880. Hope this entry may assist in their research.]
Family links: 
  Emily Drum (1835 - 1912)
  Mary Catherine DRUM Arnold (1868 - 1947)*
  Estace Byron Drum (1878 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
West Selma Cemetery
Fresno County
California, USA
Plot: Section B, Row 19-21
Created by: Row Walker
Record added: Feb 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65903400
Jeremiah Jerry Drum
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Jeremiah Jerry Drum
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Jeremiah Jerry Drum
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 Added: Feb. 20, 2011

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