GEORGE W. MEDLEY
1 stTENNESSEE MOUNTED INFANTRY
USA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 12 November 1833 in Jackson County, Tennessee
Died: 6 March 1916in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Bloomington Springs Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: George and Polly (Howell) Medley

1st Married: Amanda D. Smith in 1852 in Jackson County, Tennessee
Born: about 1835 in DeKalb County, Tennessee
Died: after 1880
Buried:
Parents: Thomas Jefferson and Matilda (Puckett) Smith

Children:

  1. James Sidney Medley
  2. Pinkney Medley
  3. William Riley Medley
  4. Napolean Medley
  5. George W. Medley
  6. Alvin C. Medley
  7. John A. Medley
  8. Octavo Medley
  9. Roxie A. Medley
  10. Melvina L. Medley
  11. Columbus Medley

2nd Married: Fannie Childress in 9 March 1893 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Born: about 1861 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Died: 1898 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried:
Parents: Possibly Edmond Pendleton and Louisa (Stewart) Childress/Childers

Children:

  1. Clarence Medley

3rd Married: Sarah (Merritt) Garner in November 1898 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Born: January 1840
Died: 5 April 1915 -1920
Buried:
Parents: John and Nancy (Tibbs) Merritt
Divorced: 1899 in Putnam County, Tennesse
Widow of: John Garner

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: James Medley - 16th Tennessee Infantry - CSA
  • Brother: John Medley - 16th Tennessee Infantry - CSA
  • Brother-in-law: Walton Smith - 7th Arkansas Infantry - CSA
  • Brother-in-law: Alvin Smith - 25th Tennessee Infantry - CSA
  • Brother-in-law: Timothy Smith - 4th Tennessee (Murray's) Cavalry & 22nd Tennessee (Murray's) Infantry Battalion & 1st Tennessee Mounted Infantry
  • Brother-in-law: Alvin B. Merritt - 7th Tennessee Cavalry

MILITARY INFORMATION

1 stTennessee Mounted Infantry
Company I

USA

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the Service as a Private and left service as a Private
  • Age: 30
  • Born: Jackson County, TN
  • Enlisted: 1 Aug 1864 in Carthage
  • Eyes: Black
  • Hair: Dark
  • Complexion: Fair
  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Mar & Apr 1865: Present
  • Mustered Out: 22 Jul 1865 in Nashville
  • Enlistment Papers

US PENSION APPLICATION

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN Page 252
  • 1860 Census: DeKalb County, TN, Page 140
  • 1870 Census: DeKalb County, TN, Page 179
  • 1880 Census: DeKalb County, TN, Page 176D
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 101A
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 212A