John Montgomery Veirs

John Montgomery Veirs

Death 8 Oct 1891 (aged 59)
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row C, Lot 1, Site 2
Memorial ID 63720377 · View Source
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Parents: {of Medleys (Poolesville), MD.}
- John Thomas Veirs [1785-1865]
- Eleanor (Reid) Veirs [1813-1856]

Married Elizabeth A. (Rhodes) Veirs on June 19, 1862 in Hyattstown, MD.

- Georgie Lee Veirs [1863-1865]
- Elizabeth Rhodes Veirs [1866-?]
- Franklin Valerias Rhodes Veirs [1882-1950]

Military Service
Served as a Private in Lt. Col. Elijah Veirs White's "Comanches" - 35th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, Company B, during the Civil War (Confederate States of America - CSA).

NOTE: No records (capture or parole) exist for J.M. Veirs after the fire in Richmond, VA archives. But he is listed in John Divine's regimental on the 35th Va. Cav. He is also listed in the E.V. White's Chapter of the Daughters of Confederate Veterans post-war list.

Special thanks to James Poole for verifying this veteran's service.

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  • Created by: Glenn Wallace
  • Added: 4 Jan 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 63720377
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Montgomery Veirs (3 Sep 1832–8 Oct 1891), Find a Grave Memorial no. 63720377, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Wallace (contributor 46802463) .