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 Milton Dickerson Dailey

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Milton Dickerson Dailey

  • Birth 1829 Alabama, USA
  • Death 8 Nov 1863 Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Grapeland, Houston County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 76303492

Husband of Caldonia Isabella Beazley, July 17, 1752. Their children:

1. Thomas H
2. Thursa Addie
3. Charles Beazley
4. Emma Catherine

He was a PVT CO G TEXAS CAVALRY, DIED BOGGY DEPOT OKLAHOMA, INDIAN TERRITORY

On June 29, 1861, the Captain R.S. Pridgen Co. Mounted Horse Division (also called Elkhart cavalry) was sworn in at T.W. Dailey's store. T.W. Dailey, S.E. Keen, W.A. Dailey, M.D. Dailey, Daniel Dailey, T.R. Dailey, and Thomas J. Keen are listed in the roster. Family tradition says that Thomas R. enlisted that day to go to headquarters inSan Antonio to offer his services in the Confederate army in the stead of his son Milton who was married and had three young children. The army refused his offer but he kept his promise to his oldest grandson Tommy and brought him a "pacing pony" when he returned. Jack Dailey, son of H.H. and Julia Dean Dailey, Silas E. Keen, son of J.C. and Permelia Dailey Keen, Gus, and Bill Dailey were killed in the war. Milton died of wounds and illness on his way home in 1863 to see his baby daughter, later known as "Miltie". He was buried at Boggle Depot, Oklahoma Indian Territory. Only Tandy returned to the Greenwood League home.
"Grapeland, Texas History"





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  • Created by: Carol Hoch
  • Added: 10 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76303492
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Milton Dickerson Dailey (1829–8 Nov 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76303492, citing Dailey Community Cemetery, Grapeland, Houston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Carol Hoch (contributor 47059088) .