LARKIN MERRITT
25 thTENNESSEE INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 12 Dec 1820 in Greenville District, South Carolina (Tombstone says 1812)
Died: 1897 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Smith Chapel Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents:

1st Married: Jane Unknown about 1836 in Overton County, Tennessee
Born: about 1821 in Tennessee
Died: July 1879 in Overton County, Tennessee
Buried:
Parents:

Children:

  1. John Merritt
  2. Margaret Louisa Merritt
  3. Isaac Merritt
  4. Elizabeth Merritt
  5. Nancy Merritt
  6. Mary/Martha Merritt
  7. Andy Merritt

2nd Married: Mary Ann "Polly Ann" Crowder about 1879 in Tennessee
Born: 23 Mar 1846 in Jackson County, Tenneessee
Died: 20 Mar 1915 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Smith Chapel Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents:
Widow of: John Smith

Children:

  1. Mary Merritt

MILITARY INFORMATION

25 thTennessee Infantry Regiment
Company I

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • Age: 45 years
  • Enlisted 1 Aug 1861 at Livingston
  • Age: 36 years
  • Discharged under the Conscript Act dated 6 Apr 1864

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 10 Feb 1892
  • Rejected
  • Residence: Quize, Putnam County
  • Enlisted: Company I, 25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
  • Wounds: Partially lost the use of both arms by muscle contracting & knotting up
  • Born: Greenville District, SC on 12 Dec 1820
  • Enlisted Jul 1861 in Company I, 25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment; Colonel S. S. Stanton; Colonel G. G. Dibrell; Major Tim Williams; Captain W. J. Reed; 1st Lt Wm. Phillips; 2nd Lt. B. M. Swearingim
  • Wife is 46 years old.
  • Two daughters ages 12 and 6
  • Attest: J. H. Curtis and Bluford H. Stockton

No Supporting Documents

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 109
  • 1860 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 160
  • 1870 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 261
  • 1880 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 220D