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 John Watkins Breedlove, Jr

John Watkins Breedlove, Jr

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Death 28 Feb 1927 (aged 84)
Burial Needmore, Swain County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 68200596 · View Source
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1850 census lists John Watkins Breedlove as being born in SC, thought his death certificate says Transylvania County, NC. He was born May 29, 1842, the son of John Watkins Breelove and Sarah Nesbet.

On August 5, 1860 John married Sarah Minerva Dehart in then Macon County, NC. They had at least 10 children together, raising them in Alarka, Nantahala and Burningtown Townships in Macon and Swain Counties, NC.

The NC Civil War Roster lists John W Breedlove as a Pvt.in Co. A. 7th Battalion NC Cavalry, CSA Co. H. Infantry Regt. Thomas' Legion, NC Troops, CSA.

John died Febreary 28,1927 in Needmore, Swain County, NC. He is buried in the Breedlove Cemetery above the rolling waters of Licklog Creek. The epitah on his stone reads "Asleep in Jesus".


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  • Created by: GJ&RD
  • Added: 10 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68200596
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Watkins Breedlove, Jr (29 May 1842–28 Feb 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68200596, citing Breedlove Cemetery, Needmore, Swain County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by GJ&RD (contributor 47291432) .