Private Jeremiah (Jerry) Daniel Killian
E Company

Born 14 May 1836 in Warren Co the son of Ambrose H. and Hannah Ann (Walker) Killian.

He enlisted in the Regiment on the 15 May 1861.

He up and walked away from the war on at Corinth, Miss, 15 May 1862.

Was later in 4th also called the 3rd (Starnes-McLemore's) Tenn. Cav., Captain McBride's I Company - Military Annals of Tennessee Confederate.

When he was paroled as a prisoner of war by the Federal Army at Bridgeport, AL on 19 May 1865 he was shown as being a member of Co K  McBride's Cavalry.

First married to Mary 'Polly' Ann (Coppinger) Killian about 1866, born 19 October 1841, Grundy Co, died 02 December 1881 in Grundy Co. and is buried at the Philadelphia Cemetery, Mount Olive, Grundy Co. They had 8 children: Kelly Lee, Hannah S., Jesse, Minnie R., William A., Wilbur, Emma and Henry Morris Killian. She was the daughter of Jessie L. and Rachel (Nunley) Coppinger. This was her second marriage the first was to Adam Moffit, married 27 November 1858, with who she had three children: Leona, Amanda and Claiborne Moffit.

The second wife was Linnie Lee Ware, born 15(6) August 1868 in Grundy, TN, died 7 June 1948 in Warren Co and buried Smyrna Cemetary, McMinnville.  They were married 20 December 1894. They also had 8 children: Lula Grace, Jeremiah Washington, Katie Lee, George Herman, Isham Wilbur, John Sewell, Rice S. and Theron Daniel Killian.  She was the daughter of William Washington, a teacher, and Mary Catherine (Argo) Ware.

Pension application #S11970.

Died 3 October 1912 in Grundy Co, and buried at the Philadelphia Cemetery, Grundy County, TN.


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