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Civil War (Confederate) 1
Branch:
Confederate Army 1
Birth:
abt 1832 2
Georgia 2
Death:
30 Sep 1890 2
Escambia, County, Florida 2
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Full Name:
Francis Marion Taunton 2
Full Name:
Marion Tanton 1
Birth:
abt 1832 2
Georgia 2
Male 2
Death:
30 Sep 1890 2
Escambia, County, Florida 2
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Birth:
Mother: Temperance M Davis, Birth 17 Mar 1812 in Georgia, Death 21 Feb 1898 in Alabama 2
Father: Henry Taunton, Birth ABT 1779 in North Carolina, Death 4 Nov 1881 in Coffee Co, Alabama 2
Marriage:
Mary Alice Boyett 2
31 Dec 1969 2
Pike County, Alabama 2
Spouse Death Date: 3 Apr 1915 in Pensacola, Escambia, Florida 2
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Civil War (Confederate) 1

Branch:
Confederate Army 1
Enlistment Date:
1861 1
Military Unit:
Twenty-second Infantry 1
State:
Alabama 1
Service Start Date:
01 Aug 1861 2
Service End Date:
May 1st, 1865 2

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Florida Confederate Pension Records

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Florida Confederate Pension Records: Widow's Pension Claim Under the Act of 1913. State of Florida, County of Escambia. On this 4th day of December A.D. One Thousand Nine Hundred and 13, personally appeared before me, a Notary Public in and for…

 

Florida Confederate Pension Records: Widow's Pension Claim Under the Act of 1913. State of Florida, County of Escambia. On this 4th day of December A.D. One Thousand Nine Hundred and 13, personally appeared before me, a Notary Public in and for the County and State aforesaid, MARY TANTON, a resident of Pensacola, County of Escambia, State of Florida, who being duly sworn according to law, makes the following declaration in order to obtain a pension under the provisions of Chapter 5885, Laws of Florida, approved June 7, 1909. That she is the widow of MARION TANTON who was enlisted under the name of MARION TANTON on the date not available day of August 1861, in Company I, 22nd Regiment of the State of Alabama, and whow was honorably discharged at Greensboro, May 1st, 1865, on account of Johnson surrender. That he also served soldier. That she was lawfully married to the said MARION TANTON under the name of MARY BOYETT in the county of Pike, State of Alabama, on the 25th day of December 1853, and that she was not divorced from him and that she has not remarried since his death, which occurred on the 30th day of September 1890 in the County of Escambia, State of Florida. That she is a resident of Escambia County, Florida, and has continuously resided in the state of Florida since the 10th day of January 1871. That she does not own property, including real estate, personal property, mortgages or other collateral securities, stocks or bonds in this or any other State to exceed in value the sum of Five Thousand Dollars. That the following is a true and correct statement of all property owned by me in this or any other State: Real estate, located at: None. Personal property: None, only clothes she wears. Cattle, horses and other livestock: None. Stocks: None. Bonds: None. Mortgages, notes and other securities: None. Total: [blank] That I have heretofore applied for a pension from the State of Florida and refer to Claim No. [blank] for the proof contained therein. That her Post Office address is Pensacola, County of Escambia, State of Florida. Signed: MARY (X) TANTON Witnesses: Henry J. Pfeiffer, J.J. Simmons Sworn and subscribed before me this 4th day of December A.D. 1913; and I hereby certify that the above declaration, et.c, were fully made known and explained to the applicant before swearing; and that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim. Signed: Herbert P. Caro, Notary Public. State of Florida, County of Escambia. We, the undersigned citizens of Escambia County, State of Florida, certify that we personally known MARY TANTON, who is an applicant for a pension under the Laws of Florida, and that from our own personal knowledge, and from the best information available, we believe that the applicant does not own property to exceed in value the sum of $5,000, and that the statements made by her relative to the value of her property are true and correct. Signed: Robert P. Butler, Richard R. Beal. Sworn and subscribed before me this 5th day of December 1913. Signed: Herbert P. Caro, Notary Public.

Pike County [Alabama] Historical and Genealogical Society, Volume 31, Numbers 1 and 2, "Miscellanea of the War Years, 1861-1865," page 60:

From Papers of the Pike County [Alabama] Historical and Genealogical Society, Volume 31, Numbers 1 and 2, "Miscellanea of the War Years, 1861-1865," page 60: Special Commissioners Court, 24 Feb. 1862. The next and most important business before the Board being the list of families in this County who are entitled to relief under the provisions of an act to begin a fund for the aid of indigent families of volunteers, absent in the army. Approved the 11th of November 1861, showing the name of the volunteer, the number of his family dependent for support, and the amount required therefor for one year, which is as follows:... MARION TAUNTON -- a soldier in Pike Grays, 22nd Ala. Volunteers, left Sept. 12/61. Three in family -- wife and 1 child -- requisite amount for support and maintenance for one year -- seventy two dollars

22nd Al Muster Roll

   http://www.footnote.com/image/10023130/ Marion Tanton, Private, Co A, 22 Regt of Infantry, appeared on a muster roll near Greenboro, NC, April 27, 1865. He was Parolled at Greenboro, NC, May 1 1865.

Alabama Department of Archives and History

 Alabama Civil War Service Database   Last Name: Tanton Date of Birth: Birth Information: Date of Death: Death Information: Discharge Date: Discharge Information: Branch: Infantry Regimental Unit: 22nd Alabama Regiment Company Unit: Co. Unit Name: Pension Rec: Authority: File No. A04010. See Remarks. First Name: Marion MI: Marital Status: Occupation: Enlistment Date: Enlistment Information: Private Engagements: Engage. con't: Remarks: Florida Confederate Pension Application Files. Florida State Archives, Department of State, R. A. Gray Building Tallahassee, Florida 32301 Remarks con't:    

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