GEORGE W. MCBROOM
1 stTENNESSEE MOUNTED INFANTRY
USA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 7 January 1847 in Jackson County, TN
Died: 7 July 1917 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Double Springs Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: James and Emeline (Enochs) McBroom

Married: Lucinda Goolsby on 2 September 1865 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 13 October 1845 in Jackson County, TN
Died: 1 July 1930 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Double Springs Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: John Pleasant and Sarah Ann (Pippin) Goolsby

Children:

  1. John P. McBroom
  2. William W. McBroom
  3. Sarah A. McBroom
  4. Mary E. McBroom
  5. Bird S. McBroom
  6. Lillie F. McBroom
  7. James H. McBroom
  8. George W. McBroom
  9. Robert A. McBroom

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: Flemuel McBroom - 17th Tennessee Infantry - CSA

MILITARY INFORMATION

1 shTennessee Mounted Infantry
Company I

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Private
  • Age: 18
  • Born: Putnam County
  • Enlisted: 2 June 1864
  • Eyes: Green
  • Hair: Light
  • Complexion: Fair
  • Height: 5'10"
  • March & April 1865: Present
  • Mustered Out: 22 July 1865
  • Enlistment Papers Included.

US PENSION APPLICATION

  • Invalid Pension Application Filed on 31 May 1881; Invalid: 422611; Certificate: 543,062
  • Widow's Pension Application Filed on 12 July 1917; Widow's: 1104070; Certificate: 846316
  • Download a Copy of His Pension Application

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 277
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 60
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 182
  • 1880 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 238C
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 85C
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 101A

OBITUARY

Putnam County Herald
12 July 1917
Vol. XV, No. 38, Page 4

  • Double Springs
    The Angel of Death visited this place Saturday and claimed for it's victim Uncle Major McBroom.
    Lone Oak
    I understand that Major McBroom died suddenly one day recently at Double Springs, where he lived for many years. he was a Union soldier serving as a member of the company to which I belonged. . . . Rev. M. Judd

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