John Quitman Vanderburg, Sr

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John Quitman Vanderburg, Sr

  • Birth 18 Sep 1846 Benton, Yazoo County, Mississippi, USA
  • Death 10 Aug 1927 Beauvoir, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
  • Burial Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
  • Memorial ID 27100801

John Quitman Vanderburg was born September 18, 1846 in Yazoo County, Mississippi to John J. Vanderburgh and Matilda Caroline Ratcliff Vanderburgh; siblings of John are Rufus King born 1832, Oceania born 1840, Mary Ann born 1843

1861-1865 John Quitman served with Wirt Adams Regiment Calv, 1st Regt Mississippi Calvary,with Wirt Adams.

1870 census show John Q's and his Mother (Matilda) living in home of his sister Mary Scott in Tyler, Texas. The census shows him as a farmer and teacher.

1876 Court records pg 35, in Carthage for Panola County shows John Q was appointed to work on road near Gregory Graveyard, with L.A. Wittlesey (bro of Sarah). (In those days persons were appointed to work on roads instead of like now,(taxed and county does the work.)

1877 September 16, Marriage to Sarah Whittlesey in Tyler County, Texas.

1879 Court records, pg 526 show John Q was appointed election officer

1919 Sarah died and is buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Woodville, Tyler Co,Texas. Nine children were born to John Q. and Sarah. Some of those children will be listed below.

1924 Records show John Q. went to live in the Beauvoir Confederate Soldiers Home in Biloxi, Mississippi.

1927 August 7,John Quitman died and was buried in the Beauvoir Cemetery reserved for the occupants of the Beauvoir Confederate Home and VA Hospital there in Biloxi.


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  • Originally Created by: Stephen Ranum
  • Added: 26 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27100801
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Quitman Vanderburg, Sr (18 Sep 1846–10 Aug 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27100801, citing Beauvoir Confederate Cemetery, Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by billye schulle (contributor 47177174) .