John C. Whitson

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John C. Whitson

  • Birth 25 Jun 1833
  • Death 12 Jan 1892
  • Burial Perry County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 15424413

John C. Whitson was born 25 June 1833 in Perry County, Tennessee. He was the son of Harrison Whitson and his first wife, name unknown.

He married Martha C. Kelly Whitson, daughter of John and Jerusha Ruth Shoemake Kelly, about 1858 in Perry County.

They became the parents of nine children:
Martha Whitson, died 9 months after birth. Others listed below.

John served in Union Army as a private with Company F, 2nd TN Mounted Infantry. All of John's brother's served with the Confederacy. John was the only son to survive the Civil War.

According to the family Bible, John and Martha died within minutes of each other.

Family Members



"Co. F 2 Tenn. M't'd. Inf."

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  • Added: 19 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15424413
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John C. Whitson (25 Jun 1833–12 Jan 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15424413, citing Craig Cemetery, Perry County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by family history buff (contributor 46847585) .