Private James Albert Poff
Born in Bradleyville, Cannon County, TN, on the 19 November 1832, the son of James and Elizabeth (Bickle) Poff.
Was living in Arkansas in the mid-1850's before returning to TN.
He enlisted on the 16 November 1862 at McMinnville, TN, and was paid a bounty for enlistment of $50.00.
He up and walked away from the war on the 21 July 1863 while near Chattanooga, TN.Being paroled at Manchester, TN, on 28 July 1863.
He married Eliza Furgerson on the 9 February 1854 in Coffee Co. They had six children: James Marshall, William Henry, Lewis, Millie, Annie and Lillie Poff.
When Eliza died he married her sister Lucinda Furgerson on the 29 December 1875 in Coffee Co. She was born 1844 and died 1876. They had one son Eugene Poff.
He was married a third time this time to Sarah Jane Hinson Sain on the 21 August 1879. She was born on the 22 February 1857 and died 13 July 1918. They had six children: John Rufus, Albert F., Charles Brown, Samuel Everit, Mary Marthie Maggie Jane and Clarence Edward Robert Roy Poff.
He died at Bridgeport, AL, on the 29 April 1912 and was buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Bridgeport, AL.