ROBERT PRENTICE
1 stTENNESSEE MOUNTED INFANTRY
USA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: about 1831 in Dekalb County, TN
Died: 28 January 1890 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Christian Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Robert and Sarah (Unknown) Prentice

1st Married: Elizabeth "Bettie" Austin about 1851 in Dekalb County, TN
Born: about 1833 in Illinois
Died: between 1 June 1880 - 12 December 1887 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Probably buried in an unmarked grave in the Christian Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents:

Children:

  1. James Prentice
  2. George W. Prentice
  3. William H. Prentice

2nd Married: Adelaide Wallace Smith on the 12th December 1887 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 6 February 1847 in Jackson County, TN
Died: 24 May 1923in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Probably buried in an unmarked grave in the Christian Cemetery or the Hugh Wallace Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: William J. and Elizabeth (Unknown) Wallace
Widow of: Mansfield Smith

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Wife's First Husband: Mansfield Smith - 1st Tennessee Mounted Infantry - USA

MILITARY INFORMATION

1 stTennessee Mounted Infantry
Company C
USA

ABSTRACT:

  • Enlisted as a Corporal; Left as a Corporal
  • Enlisted 21 October 1863 at Carthage, TN
  • Age: 35
  • Mustered In: 3 December 1863
  • Enlistment to 31 December 1863: Present
  • Jan & Feb 1864: Present; Promoted from 5 Corporal to 4th Corporal
  • Mar - Jun 1864: Present
  • Mustered Out: 13 December 1864 at Carthage
  • Joined as a Private 21 October 1863; Promoted to Corporal 3 December 1863

US PENSION APPLICATION

Widow's Pension Application:

  • Filed 14 April 1883
  • Invalid Application: 480006; Certificate: 314436
  • Filed 5 Mar 1890
  • Widow's Application: 416332; Certificate: 267524
  • Click Here to Download Application

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Dekalb County, TN, Page 54
  • 1860 Census: Dekalb County, TN, Page 137
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 205
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 177A

ADDITIONAL DATA

Death Certificate: Putnam County, TN (1923) - #339 - Adilade Smith