ZEBEDEE C. CARR
8 thTENNESSEE CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 23 April 1846 in Jackson County, TN (Tombstone says 24 April 1845)
Died: 26 November 1908 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Smellage Cemetery, Putnam County, TN ( FindAGrave)
Parents: Elijah and Bessie (Lollar) Carr

Married: Mary Eliza Kinnaird on 29 July 1868 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 28 August 1847 in Jackson County, TN
Died: 23 August 1917in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Smellage Cemetery, Putnam County, TN ( FindAGrave)
Parents: William and Frances (Maddux) Kinnaird

Children:

  1. Russell Carr
  2. Fannie Bettie Carr
  3. William M. "Billy" Carr
  4. Barney Birch Carr
  5. Julius Franklin Carr
  6. Minnie B. Carr

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: James Carr - 25th Tennessee Infantry - CSA
  • Brother-in-law: William Lafayette Sliger> - CSA
  • Brother-in-law: Jesse Pendergrass - 13th (Gore's) Tennessee Cavalry - CSA
  • Brother-in-law: Joseph L. Bartlett - 13th (Gore's) Tennessee Cavalry - CSA

MILITARY INFORMATION

8 thTennessee Cavalry
Company C

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • On the Roll of Prisoners received at Camp Chase, OH. Captured near Woodbury, TN on 6 Sep 1864. Received from Louisville, KY on17 Sep 1864.
  • On the Roll of Prisoners captured near Nashville, TN. Captured near Woodbury, TN on 6 Sep 1864.
  • Prisoner of War at Louisville, KY. Sent to Camp Chase, OH on 15 Sep 1864
  • Prisoner of War received at Louisville, KY and sent to Camp Chase, OH on 15 Sep 1864
  • Oath of Allegiance on 12 May 1865 at Camp Chase, OH
    • Residence: Cookeville, TN
    • Complexion: Dark
    • Hair: Dark
    • Eyes: Grey
    • Height: 6 ft
    • Captured near Murfreesboro

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

S9420

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 15 Aug 1907
  • Accepted
  • Residence: Boma, Putnam County
  • Member: Company C, 8th Tennessee Cavalry
  • Born: Jackson County, 23 April 1846
  • Enlisted:Co. C, Capt J. G. Woolsey, Co. Col. G. G. Dibrell's Regiment
  • Battles: Reedyville, TN
  • Wounded: By a sabre cut on the head at Reedyville, TN; captured and carried to Camp Chase Prison
  • Wife is 61 years
  • Children: 4 boys and 1 girl
  • Attest: Columbus Jackson Davis and George M. Moore

Supporting Documents:

  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (24 Aug 1907) - Request Service Records
  • War Department (29 Aug 1907) - Service Records not found. Union records show his capture.
  • Columbus Jackson Davis (15 Feb 1908) - Supports his claim

WIDOW'S PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 17 February 1909
  • Accepted
  • Resident of Putnam County, TN
  • Resident of Tennessee all her life
  • Maiden Name: Mary E. Kinnaird
  • Born in Jackson County now Putnam County
  • Zebedee Carr was born in Jackson County (now Putnam County) on 22 April 1848.
  • They were married 29 July 1868 in Putnam County by Isaac Ferrell, JP.
  • Husband died 26 November 1908 near Boma, TN.
  • Children: Monroe Carr - 27 Dec 1869; Fannie E - 10 Aug 1871; William M. - 3 Sep 1879; Barney B. - 16 Mar 1876; Julian - 3 Sep 1879; Minnie B. - 19 Nov 1883; James B. - 23 Sep 1885
  • Witness: Byrd Carr
    • Resident of Silver Point
    • Have known her about 40 years.
    • She lives near Boma.
    • They were 29 July 1868 by Isaac Ferrel. He was present at the marriage.
    • Zebedee Carr was born 24 April 1846 in Jackson County.
    • Zeb Carr died 26 Nov 1908.

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 259
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 3
  • 1870 Census:
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 198C
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 122A

ADDITIONAL DATA