Virgil Gerome Lavender

Virgil Gerome Lavender

Birth
Lowndes County, Alabama, USA
Death 24 Nov 1878 (aged 37)
Lancaster, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Lancaster, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 20052995 · View Source
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4th Sgt., Co F, 6th Texas Cavalry, Ross' Brigade.
Enlisted Sep 1861 Dallas county, TX; elected 4th Sgt. upon enlistment, later reduced to private. One of six brothers of whom all fought for the Confederacy.
Father was Archibald McCravy Lavender, mother was Sarah L. Buffington. Came to Texas with his parents in 1846 settling in the Lancaster area. Married in Ellis county, 10 July 1867 to Eveline Lewis born 1849 died 1942. CSA widow pension application #14994. Single family marker on grave.



Inscription

MY HUSBAND V. G. LAVENDER BORN JAN. 8, 1841 DIED NOV. 24, 1878 - Blessed are the pure in heart for they will see God.


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  • Created by: Texas CSA
  • Added: 23 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20052995
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Virgil Gerome Lavender (8 Jan 1841–24 Nov 1878), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20052995, citing Edgewood Cemetery, Lancaster, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Texas CSA (contributor 46906903) .