PRYOR ROBINSON
8 thTENNESSEE (DIBRELL'S) CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 1835 in White County, Tennessee
Died: 23 October 1888 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Roberson Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Thomas and Susan (Pryor) Robinson

Married: Lucy A. Murphy on 28 December 1859 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Born: 8 December 1843 in White County, Tennessee
Died:  8 October 1917 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Roberson Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Levi L. and Kiziah Martha (Watson) Murphy

Children:

  1. John D. Robinson
  2. Margaret Robinson
  3. William Martin Robinson
  4. Laura B. Robinson
  5. Thomas Robinson
  6. Stephen Robinson
  7. Parzetta Robinson
  8. Harvey Robinson
  9. Levi Robinson
  10. Nellie Robinson
  11. Dora Mae Robinso

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: Alexander Robinson - 25th TN Infantry
  • Brother-in-law: William L. Dyer - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry

MILITARY INFORMATION

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

No Service Record Found

WIDOW'S PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

W1849

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 17 March 1908
  • Residence: Algood, Tennessee
  • Maiden Name: Lucy Murphy
  • Born: 6 December 1842 in Putnam County
  • Husband was born 1836 in Putnam County
  • Married: 28 December 1859 in Putnam County
  • Husband died in October 1888
  • Children: 2 sons and 2 daughters
  • Witnesses: M. Langford
  • Resides in Cookeville, TN
  • Has known Lucy since childhood
  • She was born in 1842
  • Rev. Thos Stone married them

Supporting Documents:

  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (19 March 1908) - Requests Service Record for Prior Robinson
  • War Department (24 March 1908) - Replies that they were unable to locate his service records

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: White County, TN Page 116
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN Page 22
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN Page 220
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN Page 129B

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