DAVID FARLEY
8 thTENNESSEE (DIBRELL'S) CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 16 October 1844 in White County, Tennessee
Died: 20 September 1913 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Williams Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Simpson and Elizabeth (Isom) Farley

1st Married: Rachel Hudgens about 1865 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Born: 1 April 1846 in White County, Tennessee
Died: 22 June 1887 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Williams Cemetery,Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: William and Mary Anne (Hethels) Hudgens

Children:

  1. Mary E. Farley
  2. Malinda Farley
  3. Sallie Farley
  4. William Farley
  5. John Farley
  6. Joseph Farley
  7. Frances Farley
  8. Charley Farley
  9. Edward B. Farley

2nd Married: Harriet Helen (Huddleston) Wilhite about 1890 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Born: 1 September 1839 in White County, Tennessee
Died: 3 September 1910in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Reagan Cemetery, White County, Tennessee
Parents:
Widow of:
Solomon Robinson Wilhite - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: James Harrison Farley - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry
  • Brother-in-law: Joseph Hudgens

MILITARY INFORMATION

13 th(Gore's) Tennessee Cavalry
(also known as 8 thTennessee Cavalry)
Company H

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Sergeant
  • Enlisted 12 October 1862 at White County
  • 12 Oct 1962: Present
  • 15 Dec 1864: Captured at Athens, TN
  • 8 Jan 1865: Transferred to Louisville, KY
  • 14 Jan 1865: Transferred to Camp Chase, OH
  • 12 May 1865: Took the Oath of Alligiance
  • Residence: Cookeville, TN
  • Complexion: Florid
  • Hair: Black
  • Eyes: Dark
  • Height: 5'8"
  • Captured 15 Sep 1864

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

S6825

( Download Full Pension Application)

ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 3 April 1905
  • Accepted
  • Resident of Goffton
  • Member: Co H 8th TN Regiment
  • Wounded at Chickamauga, slightly in the jaw
  • Diseases: Rheumatism, kidney trouble, piles, smallpox in Feb 1865 while in prison
  • Born: 16 Oct 1844 in White County (now Putnam County)
  • Enlisted: 1862 in Col Dibrell's Regiment; Captain Barnes Company, Captain Hill was later made his Captain, Sent to Camp Chase Prison
  • Wife is 66 years old
  • Attest: William S. Burgess & Thomas Bohannon

Supporting Documents:

  • J. T. Pointer (3 Apr 1905) - Tax Assessment
  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (12 Apr 1905) - Request for Service Records
  • War Department (15 Apr 1905) - Sent Service Records

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: White County, TN, Page 76
  • 1860 Census: White County, TN, Page 80
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 135
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 94B
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 51B
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 54B

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