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William Hartley

Birth
Death
14 Sep 1862
Maryland, USA
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Adel News Tribune , Dillard D Ensley, has a weekly historical column, "Land Between the Rivers", as related to the area of present Cook Co, GA. The following excerpt was published 11 Sep 2013:
"Who was the Berrien County soldier who died on September 14, 1862, at Boonesboro, Maryland? ...William was a son of James Hartley and his wife Margaret known as Peggy. He was the oldest child of six born to this young couple... She [his mother]was full-blood Creek Indian. ...William was a half-breed. ...in the mid 1800's Indians were looked upon with disdain and often reviled. ...One can only guess that by faithful service and loyality fe brought much of the prejudice to a near standstill."
Please see Margaret 'Peggy' Hartley's memorial for her Indian heritage story.
Adel News Tribune , Dillard D Ensley, has a weekly historical column, "Land Between the Rivers", as related to the area of present Cook Co, GA. The following excerpt was published 11 Sep 2013:
"Who was the Berrien County soldier who died on September 14, 1862, at Boonesboro, Maryland? ...William was a son of James Hartley and his wife Margaret known as Peggy. He was the oldest child of six born to this young couple... She [his mother]was full-blood Creek Indian. ...William was a half-breed. ...in the mid 1800's Indians were looked upon with disdain and often reviled. ...One can only guess that by faithful service and loyality fe brought much of the prejudice to a near standstill."
Please see Margaret 'Peggy' Hartley's memorial for her Indian heritage story.


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