★★★ Searcy, Anderson Jr.

Anderson Searcy Jr.

Born: July 26, 1834
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Birthplace: Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Father: Anderson Searcy Sr. 1811 – 1847

Mother: Elizabeth White 1814 - 1891

1st Wife: Amanda Evalina Batey 1843 – 1881
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee)​

2nd Wife: Nannie K. Speer Wade 1829 – 1910
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee)​

Children:

Elizabeth L. Searcy Matthews 1856 – 1916​
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee)​
Ben Batey Searcy 1861 – 1930​
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee)​
John H. Searcy 1866 – 1961​
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee)​
James B. Searcy 1867 – 1934​
(Buried: Yocum Cemetery, Yocum, Arkansas)​
Sarah Searcy Tompkins 1870 – 1953​
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee)​
Kate Searcy Wilkirson 1871 – 1963​
(Buried: Grandview Cemetery, Grandview, Texas)​
Newton Collier Searcy 1873 – 1962​
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee)​

Occupation before War:

Farmer in Rutherford County, Tennessee​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1862: Lt. Company C, 45th Tennessee Infantry Regiment​
1862: Captain, Company C, 45th Tennessee Infantry Regiment​
1862 – 1863: Colonel of 45th Tennessee Infantry Regiment​
1863 – 1865: Colonel of 45th/23rd Tennessee Consolidated Infantry​
1865: Led his men in a brilliant escape at the Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina​
1865: Paroled by the Union Army on May 1st in Greensboro, North Carolina​

Occupation after War:

1865 – 1910: Farmer in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee​

Died: May 11, 1910

Place of Death: Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Cause of Death: Asthma

Age at time of Death: 75 years old

Burial Place: Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
 
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