556. John William ANTHONY718 was born on 12 November 1841 in Evington, Campbell County, Virginia.14 He served in the military Sgt, Co B, 11th VA Regt in 1861 in Civil War. He died on 8 November 1920 at the age of 78.
No year given in the Bible record. Married by Rev. W. F. Bain
Served in the Confederate Army, enlisting at Yellow Branch VA, 23 Apr 1861, as a sergeant in Company B, o the 11th VA Regt under command of Maj. Robert Saunders. He was wounded in the arm at the battle of Seven Pines and in the leg at the second Battle of Manassas.
He inherited his father's home plantation "Walnut Hill". He and Emma are buried there.
John William ANTHONY and Emma Reid ARNOLD were married on 17 December 1874.22 Emma Reid ARNOLD died in 1914.
Emma was the daughter of Col. Dulancy Reid Arnold, whose estate Cedar Hill was neighbor to Walnut Hill.
John William ANTHONY and Emma Reid ARNOLD had the following children: