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FLOYD, Thomas C. - Civil War Pension Papers, Miller Co., MO

FLOYD, Thomas C. - Civil War Pension Papers, Miller Co., MO

Posted: 3 Jan 2002 4:04AM GMT
Classification: Pension
Edited: 15 Nov 2006 6:31AM GMT
Surnames: FLOYD
THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES

SOLDIER’S CERTIFICATE
No. 609.115

VETERAN: Thomas Floyd

RANK: Priv.

SERVICE: Co. E 6 Mo Cav.

CAN NO. 13129 BUNDLE NO. 12

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War Department,
Adjutant General’s Office
615.463

Washington, Oct. 17 1887

Respectfully returned to the Commissioner of Pensions.
Thomas Floyd, a private of Company E Wood’s Battn. Mo. Cav. Afterwards known as the E Woods Battn 6 Mo. Cav. Volunteers, was enrolled on the 4th day of January, 1862 , at Rolla, Mo., for 3 years, and is reported: on rolls - Jan & Feb. ’62 not on file; March & April ’62 - sick in Hospital in Houston; to Aug. 31, ’62 - present.
Certificate of Disability shows him discharged Sept. 11/62 at St. Louis, Mo. Regtl. Hospital Records do not cover his service. The records of this office furnish no farther evidence of disability.

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,
BUREAU OF PENSIONS

So. Div.
A.A.U. Ex’r.
No. 615463
Thomas Floyd
E 6 Mo Cav.
August 26, 1887

SIR:

I have the honor to request that you will furnish from the records of the War Department a full Report as to the service, disability, and hospital treatment of Thomas Floyd, who, it is claimed, enlisted Feby. 1, 1862 and served as private in Co. E, 6 Reg’t. Mo. Cav. Commanded by Jacob C. Degress and was discharged at St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 1862.

While serving in Co. E, 6 Reg’t Mo. Cav. He was disabled by "mumps resulting in disease of testicles at Houston, MO. About April 10, 1862." Also "chronic diarrhea about same time and place" and was treated in hospitals of which the names, location, and dates of treatment are as follows:

"Please search regimental hospital records."

Very respectfully,

John C. Black,
Commissioner

The Adjutant General, U.S. Army.

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PENSIONER DROPPED

Department of the Interior
Bureau of Pensions

Mar 29, 1916

Certificate No. 609.115
Class Act of May 11, 1912
Pensioner Thomas Floyd
Soldier
Service E 6 Mo. Cav

The Commissioner of Pensions.

Sir:

I have the honor to report that the name of the above-described pensioner who was last paid at $72., to Feb 4, 1916 has this day been dropped from the roll because of death, March 14, 1916.

THOMAS FLOYD
BRUMLEY, MO
609115 ACT MAY

Very respectfully,

[unable to read]
Chief, Finance Division

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Act of February 6, 1907.
DECLARATION FOR PENSION

State of Missouri
County of Miller ss.

On this 11 day of March, A.D. one thousand nine hundred and seven, personally appeared before me, a notary public within and for the county and State aforesaid, Thomas Floyd who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is 85 years of age and a resident of Brumley, county of Miller, State of Missouri and that he is the identical person who was enrolled at Camp Union, Miller Co. Mo under the name of Thomas Floyd, on the 22d day of June 1861, as a private, in Co. D., Osage ? Reg. Mo. Home Guards in the service of the United States, in the civil war, and was honorably discharged at Jefferson City, Mo, on the 20th day of December, 1861. That he also served in Co. E, 6d Mo. Volunteer Cavalry and discharged sometime in year 1862.

That he was not employed in the military or naval service of the United States otherwise than as stated above. That his personal description at enlistment was as follows: Height, five feet 3 1/2 inches; complexion, fair; color of eyes, Blue; color of hair, light; that his occupation was Farmer; that he was born 1823 at Sparklingburg [Spartanburg] Dis. S. Carolina.

That his several places of residence since leaving the service have been as follows: in Washington Co., Arkansas about 4 years the balance of his time in Miller Co., Mo.

That he is a pensioner, That he has heretofore applied for pension Certificate No. 609115.

That he makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the pension roll of the Untied States under the provisions of the act of February 6, 1907.

That his post-office address is Brumley, county of Miller, State of Missouri

Claimant Signature in Full -- Thomas X Floyd

Attest: (1) J.M. Hawkins, (2) E. C. Thompson

Also personally appeared J.M. Hawkins, residing in Brumley, Mo. And E.C. Thompson, residing in Brumley, Mo., persons whom I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit, and who, being by me duly sworn, say that they were present and saw Thomas Floyd, the claimant, sign his name (or make his mark) to the foregoing declaration; that they have every reason to believe, from the appearance of the claimant and their acquaintance with him of 40 years and 15 years, respectively, that his is the identical person he represents himself to be, and that they have no interest in the prosecution of this claim.

JM Hawkins
E.C. Thompson

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 11th day of March, A.D. 1907, and I hereby certify that the contents of the above declaration, etc., were fully made known and explained to the applicant and witnesses before swearing, including the words _____, erased, and the words _____ , added; and that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim.

James Thompson
Notary Public

US Pension Office
March 16, 1907

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ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES

CERTIFICATE OF DISABILITY FOR DISCHARGE.

Thomas Floyd of Captain J. C. DeGrep? Company, [ 6 ], of the Woods Battl. 6th regiment of United States Cavalry, was enlisted by Col. S.W. Wood, of the Woods Battl. 6th Regiment of Mo Vol. Cavalry at Rolla, Mo on the fourth day of January, 1862 to serve three years; he was born in Spottenbourg Dist. In the State of South Carolina, is thirty eight years of age, 5 feet 7 inches high, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, and by occupation when enlisted a farmer. During the last two months said soldier has been unfit for duty

Private Floyd has not been able to do duty for three months and is now very low & not able to ride.

Station: Helina AR [Arkansas?] Capt. Jacob C. DeGress
Date: August 18th 1862

I certify, that I have carefully examined the said Thomas Floyd of Captain J.C. DeGrep's Company, and find him incapable of performing the duties of a soldier because of ascites and chronic enlargement of the liver contracted while in the service of the United States - cause unknown
James K. Bigelon
Opr Surgeon. 6" Mo. Co.

Discharged this 11th day of September 1862, at St. Louis

M. Davidson
Brig Genl. Commanding Sr South Division

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This information received from:

National Archives and Records Administration
Attn: NWDT1, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408-0001
http://www.nara.gov/genealogy/genindex.html

Thomas Floyd date of death confirmed on Missouri Death Certificate:
Bureau of Vital Statistics, P. O. Box 570, 1730 E. Elm Street, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570, Tom Floyd Death Certificate No. 11227, Miller County, Glaize Township, Brumley Village. Born unknown in South Carolina, died March 14, 1916.

Submitted by:
Marcine Lohman
509 Kehrs Mill Road
Ballwin, MO 63011-3231
E-Mail: Marcine.Lohman@excite.com

Marcine's Genealogy
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~celticlady/default....

FLOYD, Thomas C. - Family Information

Posted: 4 Jan 2002 1:10AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Edited: 15 Nov 2006 6:31AM GMT
Surnames: FLOYD, LUTTRELL, THORNTON, REYNOLDS
Thomas C. Floyd was born 1823 in Spartanburg, South Carolina (1,2,3,4), and died March 14, 1916 in Brumley, Miller County, Missouri (5). He married (1) Nancy S. Reynolds February 29, 1840 in Hardeman County, Tennessee. She was born 1825 in Alabama (6), and died Bet. 1858 - 1860 in Brumley, Miller County, Missouri. He married (2) Elender Renney September 13, 1866 in Miller or Pulaski County, Missouri. She died 1885 in Arkansas.

Thomas C. Floyd died in the home of his grandson Bluford Luttrell, in Brumley, Missouri.

Civil War Muster Rolls:
Thomas Floyd, Unit: C Apt. Jefferies Co., (D), Osage County Regiment Missouri H. G., Rank Induction: Private, Rank Discharge: Private, Box No. 000390, Extraction No. 0015, Record No. 00001282.

Application for Pension:
D Osage County Regiment Missouri, Date: July 8, 1889? [Hard to read], Class: Invalid, Application No. 615.463, Certificate No. 609.115, State from which Filed: Missouri.

Company E, 6th Regiment, Missouri Volunteer Calvary, Wood's Battalion, Pension No. 615.463 and Certificate No. 609.115.

Miscellaneous Notes:

Edna Jane Hildebrand (deceased)
LDS Microfilm: 1394107
Her research on the LDS site shows Thomas C. Floyd is also his father's name and that this Thomas C. Floyd (Jr.) was born 31 Jan 1829 in SC. Could there be two different Thomas C. Floyd's?

Miscellaneous Census Records
1860 Marion County, South Carolina Census, FLOYD, THOMAS C. Page 118, Marion Township.
1800 Spartanburg County SC Census, FLOYD SAMUEL, Page 184
1800 Spartanburg County SC Census, FLOYD THOMAS, Page 205

1810 SC Census
Floyd, George SC SPARTANBURG DIST. 196 1810
Floyd, James SC SPARTANBURG DIST. 185 1810
Floyd, John SC SPARTANBURG DIST. 199 1810
Floyd, Samuel SC SPARTANBURG DIST. 189 1810
Floyd, Thomas NC DOBBS CO. 1769

1820 SC Census
Floy, Jonathan SC SPARTANBURG DIST. 271 1820 000100-00100
Floyd, George SC SPARTANBURG DIST. 246 1820 220010-11110
Floyd, John SC SPARTANBURG DIST. 247 1820 000100-20100
Floyd, Nathan SC SPARTANBURG DIST. 272 1820 011201-21010
Floyd, Samuel SC SPARTANBURG DIST. 246 1820 300110-32010
Floyd, Samuel SC SPARTANBURG DIST. 268 1820 000100-00100
Floyd, Thomas SC SPARTANBURG DIST. 263 1820 210001-11101
Floyd, Thomas SC SPARTANBURG DIST. 283 1820 220001-11110

1840 Hardeman County, TN Census
Floyd, John C., TN, HARDEMAN CO., Page 05, 1840
Floyd, Thomas, TN, HARDEMAN CO., Page 05, 1840
Floyd, Thomas, TN, HARDEMAN CO., Page 97, 1840
Floyd, Thomas, TN, MARION CO., Page 69, 1840

1860 Hardeman County, TN Census
Floyd, David C. TN HARDEMAN CO. DISTRICT 10, Page 01 1860
Floyd, George W. TN HARDEMAN CO. DISTRICT 10, Page 01 1860
Floyd, John B. H. TN HARDEMAN CO. DISTRICT 10, Page 01 1860
Floyd, Martha A. TN HARDEMAN CO. DISTRICT 10, Page 01 1860
Floyd, Mary J. TN HARDEMAN CO. DISTRICT 10, Page 01 1860
Floyd, Rosella TN HARDEMAN CO. DISTRICT 10, Page 01 1860
Floyd, Samuel G. TN HARDEMAN CO. DISTRICT 10, Page 01 1860
Floyd, Sarah TN HARDEMAN CO. DISTRICT 10, Page 01 1860
Floyd, Sarah E. TN HARDEMAN CO. DISTRICT 10, Page 01 1860
Floyd, Thomas TN HARDEMAN CO. DISTRICT 10, Page 01 1860
Floyd, Thomas R. TN HARDEMAN CO. DISTRICT 10, Page 01 1860
Floyd, Virginia TN HARDEMAN CO. DISTRICT 10, Page 01 1860
Floyd, William H. TN HARDEMAN CO. DISTRICT 10, Page 01 1860

South Carolina Wills 1670-1853 or later, Compiled from C.W.A., W.P.A. microfilms, and original volumes, By Mary Bondurant Warren, Heritage Papers, Danielsville, GA 30633, 1981, Page 47
FLOYD, Andrew, Yrk Co., Book 3, Page 252
FLOYD, Charles, Jr., Nwb. Co., Book 4, Page 187
FLOYD, Edward, Cha. Co., Book 33, Page 1399
FLOYD, Elizabeth, Nwb. Co., Book 3, Page 24
FLOYD, Enoch, Uni Co., Book 1, Page 150
FLOYD, James, Yrk Co., Book 3, Page 252
FLOYD, Jefferson, Nwb. Co., Book 3, Page 41
FLOYD, Nancy, Nwb. Co., Book 4, Page 199
FLOYD, Reuben, Chs. Co., Book 2, Page 90

More About Thomas C. Floyd:
Burial: March 18, 1916, Mt. Union Cemetery So. of Brumley, Missouri (7)
Military service: Bet. June 22, 1861 - September 11, 1862, Civil War - Union (8)
Residence: Bet. 1850 - 1857, Marion County, Illinois

More About Nancy S. Reynolds:
Cause of Death: Could have been due to childbirth. Nancy Reynolds was only 33-35 years old and her last child was born and died during this same time frame.

Thomas Floyd had no children by Elender Renney and his youngest daughter, Amanda was 9 years old when he married for the second time. Family stories tell that Elender was real mean to all the children by his first wife.

Children of Thomas Floyd and Nancy Reynolds are:
2 i. Elizabeth Elender Floyd, born February 20, 1841 in Alabama (9); died May 17, 1919 in Brumley, Miller County, Missouri; Stepchild. She married (1) Milton Owen Thornton (10) January 18, 1860 in Camden County, Missouri by John Shelton; born September 16, 1829 in Burke County, North Carolina; died May 04, 1866 in Crocker, Pulaski County, Missouri. She married (2) Hamen Ellen Luttrell December 24, 1868 in Brumley, Miller County, MIssouri; born February 20, 1841 in Hardeman County, Tennessee; died March 24, 1897 in Brumley, Miller County, MIssouri.

Elizabeth Elender Floyd:
Burial: 1919, Mt. Union Church Cemetery, Miller County, Missouri

Notes for Milton Owen Thornton:
Milton Thornton was a Union Veteran of the Civil War, in the Missouri Militia Home Guard, Osage County, 8th Regiment, Captain Charles D. Martin Commander. Milton enlisted on June 22, 1861, was mustered out December 20, 1861, enlisted again at Lebanon, Missouri October 26, 1863 in M.S.M. Calvary 8th Regiment, Captain Jacob Casseints commanding. Consolidated county Militia. He was honorably discharged July 17, 1865 but was bushwhacked and hung by ex-confederates shortly after the war. Family stories tell that his son was with him and he persuaded the ex-confederates to let his son go home (so he wouldn't have to watch his father die).

Milton Owen Thornton:
Burial: Old McNab Farm in a field near Hawkeye, Missouri
Medical Information: Had dark hair and blue eyes.
Military Branch: Missouri Militia Home Guard, 8th Reg.

More About Hamen Ellen Luttrell:
Burial: Mt. Union Church Cemetery, Miller County, Missouri

3 ii. Sarah Sally Floyd, born circa 1842 in Tennessee (11). She married Jerry Goforth.
4 iii. Julia A. Floyd, born circa 1846 in Tennessee (12,13); died Aft. 1865 in (after the Civil War was over).
5 iv. Mary K. Floyd, born circa 1847 in Tennessee (14,15). She married William Thomas Luttrell (16) September 10, 1867 in Hickory County, Missouri; born 1827 in Illinois; died in Missouri.
6 v. Amanda Floyd, born circa 1848 in Hardeman County, Tennessee (17); and died Bet. 1850 - 1860 in Hardeman County, Tennessee (18).
7 vi. Lucinda Floyd, born Bet. 1849 - 1850 in Tennessee (19). She married James W. Mashburn. They moved to Washington County, Arkansas.
8 vii. Caroline Nancy Floyd, born 1850 in Marion County, Illinois (20); died February 24, 1934 in Brumley, Miller County, Missouri. She married (1) Silas Luttrell October 13, 1881 in Missouri.
9 viii. Martha J. Floyd, born 1851 and died circa 1855 in Illinois.
10 ix. William "James" Floyd, born January 05, 1852 in Illinois (21,22); died 1930 in Missouri. He married Susan Abbett; died Bet. May 01, 1918 - April 30, 1919 in Miller County, Missouri (23).

Notes for William "James" Floyd:
The Miller County Autogram Newspaper, Tuscumbia, Missouri, Thursday, November 11, 1915, Page 1.
The following warrants were issued for poor persons: Caroline Luttrell, $15; Jno. Witt for D. Duncan $15; Jas. Clark for Beck Witt, $16; Jas. Floyd, $25; Mrs. Williams, for keeping paupers, $60; J.P. Jarrett, for Rhodomer, $5; Arthur Bilyeu for Pauline Hamilton, $5; Chesley Wyrick, $15; Maston Humphrey, $15; H. H. Hendricks, tuberculosis patient, $15; Charlotte May, $5; Caroline Miller, $5; Lizzie Allen, $10; W. H. Simmons $10; Julia Smith, $10; Jas. Davenport, $10; A. Wilson, $10; Wm. Wyrick, $10; Mrs. Buckner $10; Warren Alexander for Harry Alexander, $15; C. Condra for A. Wall, $15; Frank Balance, $15; Mrs. Pruitt, $5; Ruth Reed, $5; Wm. Allen, $5; Albert Kinworthy, $5; Rush Malenberg for Jas. Humphrey, $15.

The Miller County Autogram Newspaper, Tuscumbia, Missouri, Thursday, May 22, 1919, Page 3.
Statement of Receipts and Expenditures of the County Revenue Fund, and Sinking Fund and Interest Funds of Miller County, MO for year ending April 30, 1919.

…Jack Luttrell, support D. Duncan 15.00
Jas. Floyd, support of self and wife 30.00
…Rodden and Luttrell, burial ex. Mrs. Jas. Floyd 9.50

More About William "James" Floyd:
Cause of Death: Murdered (Not sure where I got this???? Can't find confirmation)
Medical Information: Had a crippled arm and leg from being run over by a wagon.
11 x. Cynthia C. Floyd, born 1855 in Illinois (24); died Bet. 1860 - 1870 in Missouri.
12 xi. Amanda M. Floyd, born 1858 in Missouri (25,26). She married J. Roberson September 12, 1883 in Washington County, Arkansas.
13 xii. Infant Boy Floyd, born Bet. 1859 - 1860.


Endnotes

1. Illinois State Census Records, 1850 Marion County, IL Census states that Thomas C. Floyd, was age 36 and born in South Carolina.
2. Missouri State Census Records, 1870 Pulaski Co., MO Census, Thomas Floyd, age 56, born in South Carolina.
3. Missouri State Census Records, 1860 Glaize Township, Miller County, MO Census, Thomas Floyd, age 37, born in South Carolina.
4. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC 20408-0001, (http://www.nara.gov/genealogy/genindex.html), Thomas Floyd, Certificate No. 609.115, born 1823, died March 14, 1916. Discharged from Army for disability.
5. Bureau of Vital Statistics, P. O. Box 570, 1730 E. Elm Street, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570, Tom Floyd Death Certificate No. 11227, Miller County, Glaize Township, Brumley Village. Born unknown in South Carolina, died March 14, 1916.
6. Illinois State Census Records, 1850 Marion County, IL Census states that Nancy S. Floyd, was age 25 and born in Alabama.
7. Bureau of Vital Statistics, P. O. Box 570, 1730 E. Elm Street, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570, Tom Floyd Death Certificate No. 11227-16, Miller County, Glaize Township, Brumley Village. Born unknown in South Carolina, died March 14, 1916.
8. Civil War (Union): Private, Comdg: Capt. John Long; Enrolled: September 15, 1864 at Iberia, Mo; released from duty: December 25, 1864.
9. Illinois State Census Records, 1850 Marion County, IL Census states that Elizabeth was age 10 and born in Alabama.
10. Berrian, Juanita L., Juanita L. Berrian GEDCOM, E-mail juanitabee@attbi.com, "Electronic," Date of Import: Nov 13, 2000.
11. Illinois State Census Records, 1850 Marion County, IL Census states that Sarah Floyd, was age 8 and born in Tennessee.
12. Illinois State Census Records, 1850 Marion County, IL Census states that Julia Floyd, was age 4 and born in Tennessee.
13. Missouri State Census Records, 1860 Glaize Township, Miller County, MO Census, Julia A. Floyd, age 15, born in Tennessee.
14. Illinois State Census Records, 1850 Marion County, IL Census states that Mary Floyd, was age 3 and born in Tennessee.
15. Missouri State Census Records, 1860 Glaize Township, Miller County, MO Census, Mary K. Floyd, age 14, born in Tennessee.
16. Berrian, Juanita L., Juanita L. Berrian GEDCOM, E-mail juanitabee@attbi.com, "Electronic," Date of Import: Nov 13, 2000.
17. Illinois State Census Records, 1850 Marion County, IL Census states that Amanda Floyd, was age 2 and born in Tennessee.
18. Missouri State Census Records, 1860 Glaize Township, Miller County, MO Census, does not show Amanda who would now be age 12.
19. Missouri State Census Records, 1860 Glaize Township, Miller County, MO Census, Lucinda Floyd, age 11, born in Tennessee. She is not listed on the 1850 Marion Co., Illinois census.
20. Missouri State Census Records, 1860 Glaize Township, Miller County, MO Census, Caroline Floyd, age 10, born in Illinois.
21. Missouri State Census Records, 1860 Glaize Township, Miller County, MO Census, William J. Floyd, age 8, born in Illinois.
22. Missouri State Census Records, 1870 Pulaski Co., MO Census, William Floyd, age 16, born in Illinois.
23. c/o The Missouri State Historical Society, 1020 Lowry St., Columbia, MO 65201-7207, The Miller County Autogram Newspaper, Tuscumbia, Missouri, Thursday, May 22, 1919, Page 3, "Expenditures of Miller County, Rodden and Luttrell, paid $9.50 burial expense for Mrs. Jas. Floyd."
24. Missouri State Census Records, 1860 Glaize Township, Miller County, MO Census, Cynthia C. Floyd, age 5, born in Illinois.
25. Missouri State Census Records, 1860 Glaize Township, Miller County, MO Census, Amanda M. Floyd, age 2, born in Missouri.
26. Missouri State Census Records, 1870 Pulaski Co., MO Census, Amanda Floyd, age 13, born in Missouri.
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