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Capt Peyton Ballenger

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Capt Peyton Ballenger

  • Birth 9 Dec 1831 Holly Springs, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 12 Apr 1915 Holly Springs, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Inman, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 14783601

Captain Peyton Ballenger, was born near Holly Springs, South Carolina, Dec. 9, 1831, He was rased on his father's farm, educated in the common schools of his neighborhood, and was all his life a progressive citizen and successful farmer. He enter the Confederate service as a lieutenant in Company B, 22nd South Carolina Volunteers, was in several of the battles of his company for fifteen months. Subsequently he resigned and entered the calvary branch of the service. He was captured Dec. 1, 1864, at Stony Creek, VA and was carried to Point Lookout, where he was kept until the 23rd of June, 1865, when he was released. He then returned to his home. Before the outbreak of the civil war Captain Ballenger served as a Captain in the South Carolina Militia for seven years. He connected himself with the Baptist Church in early life, and was a deacon in the same for a numbver of years. No man stood higher in the community in which he lived, than Captain Peyton Ballenger. He was a popular citizen and a natural born gentleman. Some time in the 1850's he married Carrie, daughter of Colonel Spartan Goodlett of Greenville District, SC, with whom he lived about twelve years, when she died, leaving six children: Maggie, who married Kinard G. Wingo; Carrie, who married P. H. Wheeler; Lula, who married John O. WIngo; James Smiley, who married Alice Ballenger; Mary Emily, single and Spartan Goodlett. He married a second time to Emily, daughter of Jason Wall. By the latter mariage one child was born, Ethel, who married John D Lanford. (From the Book South Carolina Hertage Series, No. 2.)

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Veteran - Confederate States of America.


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  • Created by: Herb Parham III
  • Added: 30 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14783601
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Peyton Ballenger (9 Dec 1831–12 Apr 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14783601, citing Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Inman, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Herb Parham III (contributor 46799118) .