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MARTHA BEATTY   Colorado Springs, CO

  Posted at 7:26am on Friday, November 7th, 2014

I found the biography of Robert Marion Garrett on your website and was excited to get more information on him. I have the wedding ring he gave Martha Clay Saunders which was passed from their daughter Beulah to granddaughter Mary Clay Roby to her grandson Stanley A Moorhouse. I had always known the ring once belonged to a family member named Martha who had it over 100 years before I did, but just today found the relative who once owned the ring. Rest assured, this ring will go to Stanley and my granddaughter with the story of Robert Marion Garrett as a Civil War officer. I don't have pictures of Martha, but have copied the picture of Robert to add to the ancestry and pass to our granddaughter with the gold wedding band.


Don Rakes   Orting,Wash. USA

  Posted at 12:03am on Saturday, August 16th, 2014

I was looking for some of the Rakes history and "stumbled" on this Jubal Early chapter.My part of the Rakes family left Virginia and settled in Kentucky in I believe the 1820s.Could you possibly let me know how many Rakes' were in the Confederate service?(Virginia)I know I am direct decendent of Confederate veterans in Kentucky.My great,great grandfather on my mother's side,P.G. Meadors,was a member of the 24th Tenn. Inf. Reg.C.S.A. of course.

Administrator comment: .My e-mail is phone number is 253-970-0861.Thank you.I love your work and appreciate your efforts.

William Law   Powhatan, A, USA

  Posted at 8:38pm on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

My great grandfather, William Booker Law, served in the VA 10th Cav. Was presented with the "Southern Cross of Honor" in 1914 by the Jubal Early Chapter of the DOC. If interested, I can provide addition information on William Booker. His brother, George Washington Law, also served in the VA 10th Cav.

Great site, thanks for your dedication and time.


Scott Hamilton   Ferrum, VA, USA

  Posted at 6:54pm on Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Very Interesting! Thanks

Pat Bryson   Culpeper Virginia

  Posted at 6:06pm on Saturday, December 28th, 2013

I enjoy this entire newsletter. So glad to make your aquaintance Sugarfoot.
I remember way back when this began.
Happy New Year. Pat

David W Jenkins   Dry Prong Louisiana 71423

  Posted at 10:45pm on Thursday, January 24th, 2013

James Jenkins Co I 9th Louisiana Inf. buried at Longwood Cem. Bedford, Va. Died May 11 1862, He was my great grandfathers uncle. He was born John James Terrill Jenkins in 1830, son of Abner and Mary Ann Bennett of St tammany Parish, La. Married Elizabeth Copper who is buried in the Cooper Cem west of Sun. James Jenkins enlisted March 21 1861 for the war. He was a farmer and resident was Sun. Age 35. After his death, his nephew William Jenkins Enlisted in Co I 9th Louisiana Inf. and was proled at Appomattox Court House.

Ginger Martin   Collinsville, Virginia, USA

  Posted at 6:25pm on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Just wanted to leave a correction on some information. John Jackson Hollandsworth married Orpah Anne Cahill (she was born to John Carr Cahill and Nancy Adelphia Ingram)

John and Orpah had 11 children. Nancy Elizabeth Frances (b. December 1866), William Herbert (b. 1868), Mary "Polly" (b. 1870), John Bunyan (b. 1872), Martha Ann (b. 1874)Thomas Alexander and Virginia Evelyn (twins b. 1876), Peter H. (b. 1879), James Isaac (b. 1881), Naomi (b. 1884), Clementine "Toy" (b. 1887).

Ginger Martin

Megan Childers   Springfield, IL

Posted at 6:28pm on Sunday, September 16th, 2012

I just found out that I am the great great great great and some more great grandaudghter of Jubal Early and I think thats its so cool seeing that everyone on here is related to him in some way and in some way I have realative all over!

Scott Smith   Franklin County, Va

  Posted at 10:50am on Friday, August 3rd, 2012

My great great great granddaddy fought in the 24th Infantry, Company D was captured in Manasass, Va. He died at age 23 as a P.O.W.

Melanie Moran   Virginia

  Posted at 4:34am on Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

I am trying to find out information about the young Cherokee maiden associated with Jubal A. Early. My maternal grandmother's line had Cherokee in it and she named her daughter (my half-aunt) Mary Early Nixon. My Grandmother, Lula G. Banton married Richard M. Nixon (not the president)-who may have been from Buckingham Co., Va. Please email me with any info at


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