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 John Williamson Moran

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John Williamson Moran

  • Birth 26 Mar 1840 Dresden, Weakley County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 12 Apr 1912 Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Dresden, Weakley County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 29914415

John W. Moran enlisted in the Confederate Army in 1861 as part of Company I 31st Tennessee Regiment. He started as a Private then was Regimental 1st Sergeant. He then became 1st Lieutenant. He surrendered in North Carolina with the Army of Tennessee at the end of the war in May 1865.

He was paroled and allowed to go home. After the war, he earned money loading steamboats at Hickman, Kentucky to start his own business in Dresden, Tennessee. He earned enough money to buy a store of his own and was a merchant selling dry goods. He then helped to found the Bank of Dresden in the 1880's. He was a prominent citizen of the town and participated in many of the reunions of Confederate Veterans in Weakley County.

For more information about John Williamson Moran be sure and read the Dresden Enterprise for the article entitled Recollections of Jno. W. Moran, published April 26, 1912.

James Henderson Moran, Jr. was his brother.

Cause of death: Pernicious Anemia


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Gravesite Details Flat monument: 31st Tenn. Regiment Co. 1, C.S.A./ Tower monument: Soldier Citizen Friend

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  • Maintained by: Mary & Kent
  • Originally Created by: Larry Marr
  • Added: 19 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29914415
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Williamson Moran (26 Mar 1840–12 Apr 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29914415, citing Moran Cemetery, Dresden, Weakley County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Mary & Kent (contributor 47170788) .