JOHN FARLEY
8th TENNESSEE (DIBRELL'S) CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 31 May 1831 in White County, TN
Died: 23 Feb 1904 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Sand Springs Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: John and Malinda (Cash) Farley

1st Married: Julia Ann Dalton on 6 Jun 1865 in White County, TN
Born: 31 Jan 1838 in White County, TN
Died: before 1873
Buried: Graham-Dalton Cemetery, White County, TN (Tombstone lists her as Julian Dalton not Julian Farley)
Parents: James and Martha (Isom) Dalton

  1. William Farley
  2. Martha Farley
  3. James Farley
  4. John P. Farley

2nd Married: Celia Dalton abt 1873 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 13 Apr 1847 in White County, TN
Died: 26 Dec 1935 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Sand Springs Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: James and Martha (Isom) Dalton

Children:

  1. July A. Farley
  2. Nancy L. Farley (wife of David Farley)
  3. Chiody Farley
  4. Howard Farley
  5. Sullivan Farley
  6. General H. Farley
  7. Charlie Farley
  8. Doyl S. Farley

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: Howard Farley- 13th Tennessee (Gore's) Cavalry Regiment
  • Brother-in-law: Tildemacus C. Gooch - 13th Tennessee (Gore's) Cavalry Regiment
  • Brother-in-law: James Isom Dalton
  • Brother-in-law: William Noah Daniel
  • Son-in-Law: James Harrison Farley - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry

MILITARY INFORMATION

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

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Sergeant
  • Enlisted September 15, 1862 at White County, TN
  • Jun 30 - Dec 31, 1864: Present

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 16 Aug 1899
  • Accepted
  • Residence: Calf Killer, Putnam County
  • Member: Company H, 8th TN Cavalry, Captain Barnes Company, Col. Dibrell's Regiment
  • Battles: At Resaca, GA, JF was thrown on the pommel of saddle during a charge. He was ruptured. The horse stumbled when it jumped over a log and fell on top of him.
  • Born: White County in Feb 1831
  • Enlisted: Sept 1862 in Captain Barnes Company H, Col Dibrell's 8th TN Cavalry
  • Wife is 40 years old
  • 7 sons and 5 daughters
  • Attest: Howard Farley and F. M. Bullock

Supporting Documents:

  • E. G. Sullivan, MD (9 Aug 1899) - Physical Exam
  • John Hill (12 Aug 1899)- Supports claim

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 25 June 1909
  • Accepted
  • Name Celia Farley
  • Resident of Monterey
  • Maiden Name: Celia Dalton
  • Born and raised in White County
  • Husband born in White County
  • Married in Putnam County, TN by Rev. H. B. Johnson
  • Husband died 23 February 1904 in Putnam County
  • Have five boys and three girls whose ages range 16 to 35
  • Witnesses H. Farley and A. A. Reagan
    • Reside in White County
    • She resides in Putnam County and has been a resident of this state all her life.
    • She was born in White County about 1850
    • They were married about 1873 by Rev H. B. Johnson
    • H. Farley was the brother of John Farley.
    • A. Reagan knew John Farley from 1862 until his death.
    • John Farley died 23 February 1904.

Supporting Documents

  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (25 June 1909) - There is insufficient proof of the date of their marriage. She needs to get someone to testify that they were married before 1 January 1876.
  • Charles Dalton (9 July 1909) - Celia Dalton and John Farley were married in 1873.
  • James Farley (9 July 1909) - They were married about 1873 and lived together as man and wife.

 

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: White County, TN, Page 76
  • 1860 Census: White County, TN, Page 78
  • 1870 Census:
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 119A
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 40A

WILL

Putnam County, TN
Will Book 6
Page 171
Online at FamilySearch

  • Written: 14 Aug 1901
  • Probated: 29 Feb 1904
  • Executors: John P. Farley
  • Widow: Celia Farley
  • Attest: James Scarbrough and J. P. Officer

OBITUARY

Putnam County Herald
2 January 1936
Vol. XXXIV, No. 1 , Page 2

  • Mrs. Celia Dalton Farley. Mrs. Celia Dalton Farley, 88, member of one of Putnam county's oldest and most prominent families died Thursday morning at the home of her son, Doyle Farley where she had made her home. She was the widow of John Farley. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Mrs. Farley suffered a broken hip about 12 years ago; from which was an invalid until her death. She is survived by five children, three sons, Doyle Farley of this community, Charlie Farley of Monterey, Sullivan Farley of Rickman, two daughters Mrs. Nan Farley and Miss Oda Farley of Cookeville. Funeral services were conducted at the Church of Sand Springs, Friday, by the Rev Bill Barrott of Monterey. The body was laid to rest by her husband in the Sand Springs Cemetery.

Putnam County Herald
2 January 1936
Vol. XXXIV, No. 1, Page 4

  • Death of Mrs. Farley - Mrs. Farley, mother of Charlie Farley, died Thursday afternoon at the home of her son, Doyle Farley, near Calfkiller, after an illness of several years.

ADDITIONAL DATA

  • Death Certificate: Putnam County, TN (1935) - #28420 - Celia Dalton Farley