EZEKIEL RAY "ZEKE" KINNAIRD
28 thTENNESSEE INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 1833 in Jackson County, Tennessee
Died: November 1904 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Rippetoe Cemetery, Jackson County (Cemetery now gone)
Parents: Montgomery and Sarah (Rhea) Kinnaird

Married: Sarah Frances "Sallie" Dyer in 1866 in Jackson County, Tennessee
Born: 1843 in Jackson County, Tennessee
Died: after 1910 in Putnam County, Tennessee (Tombstone says 1900)
Buried: F. P. Dyer Cemetery, Jackson County, Tennessee
Parents: William Riley and Mahala (Harper) Dyer

Children:

  1. Sarah Kinnaird
  2. Cynthia Kinnaird
  3. Phoeba Kinnaird
  4. John R. Kinnaird
  5. Ova Kinnaird
  6. M. F. Kinnaird
  7. W. K. Kinnaird

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother-in-law: James P. Dyer - 17th Tennesse Infantry Regiment
  • Brother-in-law: Silas Scarlett - 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
  • Nephew: Alexander Kinnaird - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment
  • Uncle-in-law: Wade Washington Dyer - 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment

MILITARY INFORMATION

28 thTennessee Infantry Regiment
Company B

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Sergeant and left as a Private
  • Enlisted 7 Sep 1861 at Camp Zolliecoffer
  • 3 Oct 1861: Age 28
  • 3 Oct 1861: Present
  • 7 Sep - 31 Oct 1861: Present
  • 28 Feb - 31 Aug 1862: absent without leave

28 thConsolidated Tennessee Infantry Regiment
Company K

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • Enlisted 7 Sep 1861 at Camp Zolliecoffer
  • Mar & Apr 1863 : Present

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 23 Jun 1905
  • Accepted
  • Residence: Bloomington, Putnam County
  • Member: Captain John A. Matheny's Company, John P. Murray, Regt. 28 TN
  • Wounded at the Battle of Fishing Creek
  • Born: Jackson County (no date listed)
  • Enlisted: Aug 1861, Captain Matheny Co. 28 Regt. John P. Murray
  • Contracted Measles at Fishing Creek
  • Wife is 61 years
  • Oldest is 40 years old and youngest is 27 years old
  • Attest: J. P. Cooper & B. J. Blair

Supporting Documents:

  • No Supporting Documents

WIDOW'S PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 11 July 1911
  • Rejected
  • Resident of Cookeville
  • Resident of TN all of her life except from 1868 to 1872 where she lived in Kentucky
  • Maiden Name: Sallie Dyer. She was born in 1843 in what is now Putnam County. Then it was Jackson County.
  • Ezekiel Ray Kinnaird was born in 1833 Putnam County. They married in 1866 in Jackson County by Alex Byers, J.P.
  • Alex Welch died in Nov 1904 in Putnam County.
  • Witness Mrs. Mary F. Scarlett
    • She is the sister of Sallie Kinnaird.
    • She was present at their marriage.

Supporting Documents:

  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (15 Jul 1911) - ERK was home at the surrender.
  • War Department (18 July 1911) - Sent War Record
  • E. H. Boyd (19 May 1913) - What is the status of Mrs. Kinnaird's application?

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census:
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 43
  • 1870 Census: Warren County, KY, Page 157 (listed as E. R. Kenard)
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 93A (listed as E. R. Kanard)
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 27B