INDEX OF NAMES

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NAMES

ABNEY

ADNET

AINSLEY

ALEXANDER

ALVARD

ANDERSON

ANNESLEY

ARMSTRONG

ASHEE

AYERS

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ABNEY,

 Joseph Griffith

Col. Joseph Abney.jpeg
Joseph Griffith Abney.  With the close of the war and the dismal situation that presented itself thereafter, he was one of several presents in August of 1865 at a meeting that formed the Southern Colonization Society in Edgefield, of this society he was elected the President. The purpose of the Society was to find new land for the defeated southerners in Brazil, and for a short time, he went with those who had decided to go to Brazil, however before long he returned to South Carolina and his home in Edgefield.

On Wednesday, February 2nd, 1870, after only ten hours of illness Colonel Abney died at his home in Edgefield, he was 48 years old. He had fallen victim to an epidemic of meningitis that was then raging through Edgefield County. His remains were laid to rest shortly after his death at the Willowbrook Cemetery in Edgefield, South Carolina.


Military:
He was Second Lieutenant in the Palmetto Regiment, commanded by Colonel Pierce Butler, during the War with Mexico, and was severely wounded at the battle of Cherubusco. Lieutenant Sumter was also wounded in the same battle, and though they were both wounded early in the engagement, yet they continued with their companies until the last shots were fired. In the War of Secession Joseph Abney was appointed Major in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States, and was placed in command of the Second Battalion of South Carolina Sharpshooters of three companies, commanded by Captains ReO. Chisolm, Joseph Blythe Allston, and Henry Buist. Appointed July 1862. This battalion was united with the Charleston Battalion under Lieutenant Colonel P. C. Gaillard and formed the Twenty-seventh South Carolina Infantry.   Major Abney was in all the battles around Petersburg until he was wounded at Drury's Bluff, in the attack by Beauregard on Butler. The Twenty-seventh South Carolina Infantry was in Johnson Hagood's Brigade, in the division of Major General Hoke, of North Carolina, Longstreet's corps.

See Abney family page.

ADNET,                       August Theodore

August Theodore Adnet was the son of Jean Baptiste Adnet and Anne DeMestreau,  BIRTH 1847 • New Orleans, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA,  DEATH 1886 • Brazil,  In 1868, his occupation was listed as "Collector" in New Orleans, Louisiana,  Immigrated with his wife and three children 1877,  Became a Brazilian Citizen. 

Source:  Olveira

No further information     Source:  Olveira

AINSLEY                  Louis J.

  No further information yet     Source:  Olveira

ALEXANDER,             

Edward Frederick

  No further information yet     Source:  Olveira

ALVARD

  Immigrant to Santarém - Hastings group, 


No further information yet.    Source:  LOP

ANDERSON, 

James N. 

James N. Anderson immigrated from Alabama, USA,
Buried at Campo Cemetery, 

Sources:  Olveira, Campo Cemetery List

No further information yet     

ANNESLEY, 

Lawson 

Lawson Annesley

Born 5 May 1795 in Bordentown, Burlington, New Jersey, United States

Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]

[sibling(s) unknown]

Husband of Laura (Jones) Annesley — married 21 Jun 1837 in New Albany Township, Floyd, Indiana, United States

Father of Mary Ann (Annesley) Chamberlain

Died 30 Aug 1880 in Albany, Albany, New York, United States

Mary Ann Chamberlain formerly Annesley

Born 12 Oct 1840 in Albany, Albany, New York, United States

ANCESTORS 

Daughter of Lawson Annesley and Laura (Jones) Annesley

[sibling(s) unknown]

Wife of George W. Chamberlain — married 30 Jun 1868 [location unknown]

[children unknown]

Died after 1930 [location unknown]

Source:  Olveira 

No further information yet     Source:  Olveira

ARMSTRONG

  No further information yet     

ASHEE

  No further information yet     

AYERS,                                   

  

Mr. Ayers was the second husband of Mary Anne Moncrief, who was first married to William Terrell.  William died in 1861.  They were married in Brazil - date uncertain - shortly after she immigrated from Georgia, USA with her family.   

Sources: Oliveira,  Campo Cemetery Listing, Ancestry.com


For more information see Terrell family page