WILLIAM STANTON GILLIAM
13 thTENNESSEE CAVALRY
USA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born:9 May 1826 in Rhea County, TN
Died:19 March 1906 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Smyrna Cemetery,Putnam County, TN
Parents:Nathaniel Marcus and Sarah "Sallie" (Davis) Gilliam

1st Married:Jane Gordon in 11 November 1848 in Rhea County, TN
Born:4 August 1828 in Rhea County, TN
Died:31 May 1873 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Bear Creek Cemetery,Putnam County, TN
Parents:William B. and Margaret (Unknown) Gordon

Children:

  1. Sarah Margaret Gilliam
  2. Harriet Gilliam
  3. James N. Gilliam
  4. William B. Gilliam
  5. Cooper Gilliam
  6. Mary J. Gilliam
  7. Jessee Gilliam
  8. George Gilliam
  9. Leander Gilliam
  10. Nancy Gilliam

2nd Married:Susan J. Taylor 30 August 1877 in Jackson County, TN
Born:18 April 1833 in TN
Died:20 December 1916 in Putnam County, TN
Buried:Smyrna Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents:David and Sis (Freeman) Taylor

MILITARY INFORMATION

13 thTennessee Cavalry
Company K
USA

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Sergeant
  • Enlisted 11 August 1863 at Glasgow, KY
  • Discharged 23 May 1865 due to disability
  • Enlisted 26 January 1864 at Glasgow, KY
  • Mar - Aug 1864: Present
  • Age: 39
  • Muster Out: 23 May 1865
  • Discharged by the Secretary of War

US PENSION APPLICATION

  • Invalid Pension Application Filed 21 Mar 1875, Invalid: 182145; Certificate: 140519
  • Widow's Application Filed 9 April 1906; Widow's: 846689; Certificate: 614496
  • Download Pension Application

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census:
  • 1860 Census:Putnam County, TN, Page 89
  • 1870 Census:Putnam County, TN, Page 218
  • 1880 Census:Putnam County, TN, Page 130D
  • 1900 Census:Putnam County, TN, Page 12A

OBITUARY

Putnam County Herald
21 March 1906
Vol. IV, No. 7, Page 1

  • Wm. S. Gilliam died at his home three miles north of town on March 20, 1906, of pneumonia and was buried at Smyrna graveyard the following day. He was a veteran of the Mexican war and almost 80 years of age. He leaves a wife, one son, Jesse Gilliam, and one daughter, Mrs. Wiley Callan. Sympathy is extended the saddened family.

WILL

Putnam County, TN
Will Book 6, Page 268

  • Will ofMrs. Susan . Gillen
  • Written:8 February 1913
  • Probated:4 January 1917

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