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KNOB CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY, SANTA FE, MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE

Old Knob Creek Veterans

Civil War
ALLEN, William C., 16 Nov 1805 - 1 Nov 1873 "b. Augusta Co., Va." (C.S.A, W.C. Allen, Forrest's 3rd Tenn. Cavalry Co. I, rank in Pvt. rank out Pvt. Film #M231 roll 1. Ref: Civil War Soldier's and Sailors. From the book "The Civil War in Maury County Tennessee" by Garrett and Lightfoot, 1966, pg. 211, "William C. Allen -- born Augusta Co. Va., 16 Nov 1805, died November 1873, age 68, died after 4 years of paralysis, lived on Knob Creek. Survived by wife and six children. 'Major William C. Allen --several of his sons were killed in the Confederate Army." (Columbia Herald, 7 Nov. 1873.)

ALLEN, William A.
(Augustus), 12 May 1838 - 17 Jan 1862 (Son Wm.C. & Rebecca A.; Field's 1st TN Inf Co. H., C.S.A., Killed in action at Winchester, Va., rank in Pvt. rank out Pvt. Film #M231 roll 1 Ref: Civil War Soldiers and Sailors.From the book "The Civil War in Maury County Tennessee by Garrett and Lightfoot, 1966, pg 111, W.A.Allen, Maury Greys died at Winchester, Va.")

ALLEN, Thomas F.(Frank)
, 5 Jun 1842 - 16 Apr 1862 (Son Wm. C. & Rebecca A.; Maury Lt. Art., C.S.A.; "T. Frank Allen, Knob Creek, farmer, boy, Maury Light Artillery at orgin; died dysentery and yellow jaundice in prison Camp Douglass April 16 (or 14) (or March 16?) 1862. Remains brought home. (Note: OHPH Journal says T.F. Allen died April 14, 1862 at Camp Douglass, Ill.) (Note from mpl [Maury Co. Public Library]: born 5 Jun 1842; buried at Hanks Cemetery.)" Ref: Civil War in Maury County Tennessee, Garrett & Lightfoot,1966, pg 67, Roster of the Maury Light Artillery.)

HANKS, Newton
, 23 Feb 1834 - 4 Apr 1908 (Son of Elijah & Mary Wolverton Hanks; Mar. Sarah Jane Wisner on 19 Apr 1855; From the book "The Civil War in Maury County Tennessee" by Garrett & Lightfoot, 1966, pg. 70, "Elijah Newton Hanks, Knob Creek; farmer; married; Maury Light Artillery at org.; surrendered at Ft. Doneleson, artillery fire jarred blood from his ears and nose, affecting his mind later; surrendered at Port Hudson; later in ___Cavalry; died about 1901.")

H------, Footstone
with "M.M.H." (Could this be the grave marker for Monroe Hood? From the book "Civil War in Maury County Tennessee" by Garrett & Lightfoot, 1966, pg 70, "P. Monroe Hood; Knob Creek; farmer; single; Maury Light Artillery at org.; surrendered at Ft. Doneleson; died blood poison and fever; surrendered Port Hudson June 11 (or 28?) 1863. (Note: OHPH says Monroe Hood died June 28, 1863.")

WATSON, E.H.
, 2 Jan 1840 - no death date. (E.H. Watson, Maury Co. Tn., Soldier's Pension #S16284, 9th Tn. Cav., Tn. State Library & Archives. From the Book "The Civil War in Maury County Tennessee by Garrett & Lightfoot, 1966, pg 76. "Elijah Watson, Knob Creek, farmer; single; Maury Light Artillery ___1861; living 1908 Knob Creek.")

World War I
HOOD, Mort Hodge, 27 Feb 1891 - 26 Jul 1964(TN Pvt. Co., C, WWI)