NEEDHAM APPLE
28 thTENNESSEE INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 1810 in Orange County, North Carolina
Died: 29 July 1903 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Cookeville City Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents:

Married: Elizabeth "Betsy" Apple Holiford
Born: about 1815 in Tennessee
Died: between 1870 - 1880 in Jackson County, Tennessee
Buried:
Parents: George and Mary (McDonald) Apple

Children:

  1. George Apple
  2. Zerilda Apple
  3. Garrett Apple
  4. Matthew Apple
  5. Martha Apple
  6. Ellen Apple
  7. Louisa Apple
  8. Louella Apple

MILITARY INFORMATION

28 thTennessee Infantry Regiment
Company G

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Sergeant and left as a Sergeant
  • Enlisted 7 Sep 1861 at Camp Zollicoffer
  • 16 Oct 1861: Discharged at Gainesboro

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

S2984

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 1 Sep 1900
  • Accepted
  • Residence: Cookeville, Putnam County, TN
  • Member: Company G, 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
  • Wounds: fell on a log while marching
  • Born: Orange County, NC in 1810
  • Enlisted in 1862 in Captain W. C. Trousdale's Company, Col. John P. Murray's Regiment
  • Wife is dead
  • 2 sons and 5 daughters

Supporting Documents:

  • W. C. Trousdale (21 Aug 1900) - Supports his claim
  • John W. Watts (8 Sep 1900) - Supports his claim
  • H. P. Davis (12 Sep 1900) - Supports his claim

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 283
  • 1860 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 312A
  • 1870 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 282B (Listed as Andum Apple)
  • 1880 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 260D
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 8A

COURT CASES

Willis Holiford vs George Apple, et al 1846
Jackson County, TN Chancery Court Records

  • Elizabeth Apple is the widow of Jonathan Holiford and has married Needham Apple. Elizabeth is the daughter of George Apple.

OBITUARY

Putnam County Herald
29 July 1903
Vol. I, No. 25, Page 8

  • Uncle Need Apple died this morning, July 29, 1903, at the residence of his son-in-law, Dr. Chilcutt in West Cookeville, after a long illness. He was in his 85th year, ailments incident to old age causing his death. The funeral will be from the house at 2 o'clock Thursday, and interment at the Cookeville cemetery.