JOHN C. WHITAKER
4thTENNESSEE MOUNTED INFANTRY
USA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 26 January 1844 in White County, TN
Died: 29 January 1929 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Sand Springs Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Elias and Elizabeth (Barnes) Whitaker

1st Married: Alta Brewington in June 1865 in Putnam County, TN
Born: about 1841 in White County, TN
Died: 14 January 1884 in Putnam County, TN
Buried:
Parents: Unknown and Parthena Brewington

Children:

  1. Elcana Whitaker
  2. John L. Whitaker
  3. Stephen Whitaker
  4. Sumilda Whitaker
  5. Vince Whitaker
  6. William Whitaker
  7. Dillard Whitaker

2nd Married: Nancy Madewell Jackson about 1887 in Putnam County, TN
Born: about 1850 in White County, TN
Died: 1898 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Probably buried in Rocky Point Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: John and Judith "Judy" (Grant) Madewell

3rd Married: Arzilla "Zillie" Ferguson on 9 Sep 1894 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 22 Februay 1854 in White County, TN
Died: 26 April 1921 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: James Bohannon Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Elcana Jackson and Mary (Bohannon) Ferguson

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother-in-Law: J. Levi Jackson - 4th Tennessee Mounted Infantry - USA
  • Brother-in-Law: Joseph Nelson Hyder - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry - CSA
  • Brother-in-Law: Samuel W. Johnson - 25th Tennessee Infantry - CSA
  • Brother-in-law: Andrew Jackson Madewell - 25th Tennessee Infantry - CSA

MILITARY INFORMATION

4 thTennessee Mounted Infantry
Company K

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Private
  • Age: 20
  • Mustered Out 22 August 1865 at Nashville
  • Mustered In: 7 Feb 1865 at Nashville
  • Enlisted 1 Nov 1864 at Carthage
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Hair: Light
  • Complexion: Fair
  • Height: 5' 6"
  • Mustered In 1 Nov 1864 at Nashville
  • Born in Putnam County

US PENSION APPLICATION

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 105
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 24
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 127
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 97C
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 10B
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 53A
  • 1920 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 51B