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 Thomas Parker Presley

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Thomas Parker Presley

  • Birth 8 Sep 1840 Anson County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 19 Dec 1907 Finley, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Finley, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 11356530

Son of Joshua & Margaret Preslar.

Father of
Mary Francis Presley Via
Thomas Presley

Farmer and veteran of the Civil War, Company G, 3rd Michigan Volunteer Cavalry (1863-1866). Despite being based in Michigan, Thomas joined up with the unit in Jackson, Tennessee. The outfit was assigned to patrol the Mississippi River from southern Missouri to northern Mississippi, but actually spent several months camped around St. Louis due to lack of available horses. Thomas left the service in San Antonio at the end of the war and spent the rest of his days around Finley, Tennessee, as a farmer.


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Gravesite Details birthdate from Civil War Veteran's pension & U.S. Census. Birth year is incorrect on stone (1851).
  • Created by: Jason Presley
  • Added: 14 Jul 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11356530
  • Jason Presley
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Parker Presley (8 Sep 1840–19 Dec 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11356530, citing Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Finley, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Jason Presley (contributor 46598252) .