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Rev Hugh Martin Childress, Sr

Rev Hugh Martin Childress, Sr

Birth
Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 29 Jul 1886 (aged 85)
Novice, Coleman County, Texas, USA
Burial Novice, Coleman County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 41330058 · View Source
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Rev. Hugh Martin Childress married Susannah Watters 5 December 1823 in Perry County, Alabama.
Rev. Childress was a Methodist minister, he served as a first lieutenant of the permanent Volunteer Company of Texas Militia under Captain Robert M. Williamson and in Colonel John Henry Moore's Battalion for 50 days in 1835. In 1836 he served as a private in the Ranger Corps of Mounted Riflemen under Captian John J. Tumlinson. Captain Hugh M. Childress participated in the Battle of the Salado and in the Dawson Massacre, he received his final discharge on 20 August 1851.
He was known as the "Bear Hunter Preacher".


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  • Created by: Leila
  • Added: 30 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41330058
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Hugh Martin Childress, Sr (13 Dec 1800–29 Jul 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41330058, citing Atoka Cemetery, Novice, Coleman County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Leila (contributor 46987836) .