Raising The Sultana

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  • Story of Private William Laban Brown

    William Laban Brown was born 28 May 1834 in the Stock Creek community of Knox County, Tenn.  He was the son of Major John Brown II of Knox Co. and Mary[Polly] Gossett born in Guilford County North Carolina, the daughter of Absolum and Alice White Gossett of North Carolina.  He was born on the Brown family farm near Knoxville which was a land grant to William Brown on December 26, 1791 p...

    Read More | Sylvia Clemons | 05 August 2014 | Comment(s)

  • Life Story of the McCoy Brothers from Ohio at The Battle of Franklin

    William Henry McCoy is one of three children born to John and Phebe (Roberts) McCoy.  William was born in Highland County, Ohio in 1842.  He meet and married Maria Fletcher the daughter of John and Ellen Sharp Fletcher on May 1, 1863.  They had two children together a daughter Enola who was born in 1863 and a son Henry Edwin born in 1864.  Sadly their daughter died in 1864 and...

    Read More | Sylvia Clemons | 09 July 2014 | Comment(s)

  • Corporal Erastus Winters Life Story

    Erastus Winters was born August 8, 1843, in Hamilton County, Ohio, an area known as the White Oak Settlement.  He’s father was Amos Winters Sr, a Green Mountain boy, and was born in the State of Vermont. He’s mother was Mary Ann Pine, and she was born in the State of New Jersey.  He’s parents became Christians and went to church at the Old White Oak Church of Christ where Rev. Love Jamis...

    Read More | Sylvia Clemons | 09 July 2014 | Comment(s)