William Paschal Henry Sr.

William Paschal Henry Sr.

Birth
Greensburg, Green County, Kentucky, USA
Death 10 Feb 1912 (aged 75)
Milam County, Texas, USA
Burial Milam County, Texas, USA
Plot SECTION C ROW 1 PLOT 9
Memorial ID 27791370 · View Source
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From a bio compiled by a granddaughter . . . William Pascal Henry was borned in Greensborough Kentucky Feb. 19. 1836. . . . March 1, 1864 he was married to Josephine Windfield [sic] Davis in the home of Mr. James W. Lance. They settled at Old Independence and lived there five years. They moved to Paducah [sic], Texas. He had a saddle shop and worked with leather making other things also. After a few years they moved to Milam County before the railroads came. They had 7 [sic]* children. William Pascal Henry Jr., Jerome Bonepart Henry, Edgar and Emma Henry (twins), Ella Mae and Jessie Henry (twins) and Maggie Henry. Maggie and Jessie died when very small. He had one brother Frank who lived in Kentucky and one sister who married a Owens and they lived in Paducah. She had two daughters Mertie and Ida. Mertie married a Bydee who was a barber and also a Postmaster at Lucien (we think). Ida married George Saxse.
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*They had eight children, including a daughter named Margaret Ann Henry, born 30 Oct 1865, and died 19 Apr 1868, burial location unknown.
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Serg 2D Co B 7 Texas F A Btry
Mosely's Co Lt Artillery
Co B 35 Texas Cavalry

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OBIT
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Father :: Thomas Henry
Mother :: Mary Kirtley
Grandpa :: Belfield Henry
Grandma :: Elizabeth (Kirtley) Henry
Brother :: Francis M. "Frank" Henry
Sister :: Mary Ann Owen nee Henry
Uncle :: Paschal Jefferson Kirtly
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October 1861 — This Texas command was mustered into the service of the Confederate States, October 19, 1861, as Captain W. G. Moseley's Light Artillery Company, Bates' Regiment Texas Volunteers and subsequently became Company D of that organization.

William P. Henry
7 Texas Field Battery.
Moseley's Company Light Artillery.
Confederate.
Artificer/Sergeant.
~ Company Muster Rolls ~

Wm. P. Henry
Age 26 years.
Enlisted Oct. 19, 1861 at Columbia.
Period ~ 12 mo.
No. of miles to rendezvous 30.
Valuation of horse $100.
Valuation of equipments $35.

W. P. Henry
7 Field Battery.
Art'y Co. D,
Bates' Reg't Texas Vols.
Oct. 19 to Dec. 31, 1861.

Wm. P. Henry
7 Field Battery.
Capt. W. G. Moseley's
L. Art'y Co.,
Bates' Regiment Texas Volunteers.
Jan & Feb, 1862.
Promoted Oct 20, 1861.

W. P. Henry
7 Field Battery.
Capt. Wm. G. Moseley's Cav. Co.,
Brown's Batt'n Texas Volunteers.
Roll dated Velasco, Tex.
Mch 6, 1862.

W. P. Henry
7 Field Battery.
Co. B, Brown's Batt'n Texas Cav.
Feb 28 to Mch 31, 1862.
Last paid to Feb 28.

April 1862 — Moseley's Light Artillery Company was reorganized as Captain Wm. G. Moseley's Company Texas Cavalry, April 1, 1862, and assigned to the 12th (Brown's) Battalion Texas Cavalry as Company B. Brown's Battalion was formed April 3, 1862, by the transfer of four cavalry companies from the 4th (Bates) Regiment Texas Volunteers.

~ Company Muster-in Roll ~
Wm. P. Henry
2 Sgt., Age 26 years.
7 Field Battery.
Batt'y B,
Fontaine's Batt'n L. Art'y.
Roll dated Velasco, Tex.
April 1, 1862.
Re-enlisted Apr 1, 1862
"for the war"
No. of miles to rendezvous 60.
Valuation of horse $175.
Bounty paid.

W. P. Henry
7 Field Battery.
Capt. W. G. Moseley's Company
Light Artillery.
Mch 31 to Apr 30, 1862.
Last paid to Mch 1.

W. P. Henry
7 Field Battery.
Co. B, Brown's Batt'n Texas Cav.
May & June, 1862.
Last paid to Mch 1.

W. P. Henry
~ Regimental Return ~
35 Cav. (Brown's.) Texas.
Sgt., Co. B,
Brown's Batt'n Texas Cav.
Aug., 1862.
On detached service Aug. 23
to Oyster Creek.

W. P. Henry
7 Field Battery.
Co. B, Brown's Batt'n Texas Cav.
Nov & Dec, 1862.
Last paid to Aug 31.
Absent sick.

W. P. Henry
7 Field Battery.
Co. B, Brown's Batt'n Texas Cav.
Jan & Feb, 1863.
Last paid to Dec 31.

March 1863 — (1st) Company B of the 12th (Brown's) Battalion Texas Cavalry (formerly Moseley's Company Texas Cavalry) was transferred on March 1, 1863, and assigned to the 7th (Fontaine's) Battalion Texas Light Artillery, a temporary organization, as Company B.

W. P. Henry
7 Field Battery.
Batt'y B, Fontaine's Batt'n
L Art'y.
Mch & Apr, 1863.
Last paid to Feb 28, 1863.

November 1863 — The 7th (Fontaine's) Battalion Texas Artillery was increased to a regiment of ten companies November 11, 1863, by the transfer of four cavalry companies from the 13th (Bates') Regiment Texas Infantry (formerly the 4th Regiment Texas Volunteers). This organization was also known as Brown's Regiment Texas Cavalry but it was officially designated the 35th Regiment Texas Cavalry by the A.&I.G.O.

W. P. Henry
7 Field Battery.
Capt. W. G. Moseley's Company
Light Artillery.
Nov & Dec, 1863.
Last paid to June 3.

December 1863~January 1864 — Moseley's Texas Battery, under Capt. W. G. Moseley, was serving on the Texas coast in the Counties of Brazoria, Galveston and East Matagorda. Regimental occupants of coastal camps in Brazoria and East Matagorda Counties, including Galveston Island, included Moseley's Battery at Camp near Cedar Lake, at Camp on Cedar Bayou, and at Camp at Instruction (aka Camp Wharton #2). Troops were in constant movement from camp to camp.

The 35th Texas Battery, under Col. R. R. Brown, was serving on the Texas coast in the Counties of Brazoria, Galveston and East Matagorda. Regimental occupants of coastal camps in Brazoria and East Matagorda Counties, including Galveston Island, included the 35th Texas Cavalry at Camp near San Bernard, at Camp near Cedar Lake, at Camp on Cedar Bayou, at Camp near Sandy Point, and at Camp on Lavaca.

November 1864 — ...By S. O. No. 290, Hdqrs. Trans~Miss. Dept., dated November 19, 1864, 35th Regiment Texas Cavalry was designated the 7th Texas Field Battery and assigned to the 1st Battalion Field Artillery.
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In Loving Remembrance

Wm. P.
HENRY
born
Feb. 19, 1836
died
Feb. 10, 1912

To angel from thy
spirit grown
Thy God hath
claimed thee for His own

FATHER
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This is his half of the inscription from the double marker with Josephine.
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  • Find a Grave Memorial 27791370
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Paschal Henry Sr. (19 Feb 1836–10 Feb 1912), Find a Grave Memorial no. 27791370, citing Murray Cemetery, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by BeNotForgot (contributor 46974545) .