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 Valentine Barry Orr

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Valentine Barry Orr

  • Birth 26 Jun 1826 Kentucky, USA
  • Death 27 Nov 1897 Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 69734531

Veteran Crosses Over. Was Member of Jeff Davis' Regiment in the Mexican War. Rockdale, Tex., Nov. 28. -- Mr. V.B. Orr died at his residence in this city yesterday evening at the age of 71 years. Deceased was a veteran of both the Mexican and confederate wars, having served through the Mexican war in in Jeff Davis' Mississippi regiment and in the confederate war in Col. H.L. Muldrow's regiment in the western army. He emigrated to Texas from Tuxilo, Miss., in 1882 and settled in Rockdale, which place he made his home up to the time of his death. He leaves a large family connection and a host of friends in this county. He was an honored member of the Knights of Honor and will be buried with the ceremonies of that society. Dallas Morning News. November 29, 1897.
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  • Created by: BeNotForgot
  • Added: 12 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69734531
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Valentine Barry Orr (26 Jun 1826–27 Nov 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69734531, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by BeNotForgot (contributor 46974545) .