William C Lesley b. 1840 d. 1905 South Carolina, Civil War Soldier Records, Please, Thanks

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I got one son listed and know wife yet, I will add more information after I find out if I got the right , wife Thanks
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Thank yall, I'm going to see if I can find out the Hollingsworth and Crain family that these are connected to Mary Elvira Crain Lesley ' s mother and father,

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William C Lesley, Pickens, SC, wife Mary E Lesley, age 25 in 1870.

 

William C Lesley

United States Census, 1870

Name William C Lesley
Event Type Census
Event Year 1870
Event Place South Carolina, United States
Gender Male
Age 29
Race White
Race (Original) W
Birth Year (Estimated) 1840-1841
Birthplace South Carolina
Page Number 7

Household

Role

Gender

Age

Birthplace

William C Lesley   M 29 South Carolina
Mary E Lesley   F 25 South Carolina
William A Lesley   M 10 South Carolina
Mary E Lesley   F 8 South Carolina
Sarah A Lesley   F 5 South Carolina
Martha A Lesley   F 2 South Carolina

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United States Census, 1870

Household ID 51
Line Number 4
Affiliate Name The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number M593
GS Film number 000553005
Digital Folder Number 004275973
Image Number 00710

Citing this Record

"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8RR-YCN : 17 October 2014), William C Lesley, South Carolina, United States; citing p. 7, family 51, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,005.

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+3 votes

Military Service Record in 1862 for William C. Lesley:

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William C Lesley

South Carolina Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers

Name William C Lesley
Event Type Military Service
Event Date 1862
Age (Original) 22
Military Unit Note Sixth Cavalry 1-Mc

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South Carolina Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865

Affiliate Publication Title Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of South Carolina
Affiliate Publication Number M267
Affiliate Film Number 42

Citing this Record

"South Carolina Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XG26-DMF : 12 December 2014), William C Lesley, 1862; from "Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of South Carolina," database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : n.d.); citing military unit Sixth Cavalry 1-Mc, NARA microfilm publication M267 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1959), roll 42.

by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)
Ok I thank I got it right , I believe I got a child or two to add, if you get a second will you look at the last Census I got on this profile it is of Black Mountain,  and I'm not sure it is for him, Thanks
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Mary Elvira Crane Lesley
Birth:  May 29, 1845
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA
Death:  Jan. 14, 1935
Easley
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA
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Mary Elvira Crain Lesley is the wife of William Choice Lesley and the daughter of Jefferson Crain and Carolyn Hollingsworth Crain. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  W C Lesley (1840 - 1905)
 
 Children:
  Leila Lesley Duncan (1871 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Enon Baptist Church Cemetery 
Easley
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Jayce Duncan
Record added: Sep 28, 2014 
Find A Grave Memorial# 136516958

Mary Elvira <i>Crane</i> Lesley
Added by: Jayce Duncan
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)
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W C Lesley

Birth:  Sep. 21, 1840
Death:  Mar. 15, 1905
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  W Anderson Lesley (1820 - 1900)
  Sallie Lesley (1816 - 1897)
 
 Spouses:
  Martha I Lesley (1841 - 1867)*
  Mary Elvira Crane Lesley (1845 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel A Lesley (1865 - 1877)*
  Leila Lesley Duncan (1871 - 1958)*
 
 Siblings:
  W C Lesley (1840 - 1905)
  Sarah M Masters (1842 - 1898)**
  Mary Rogers (1844 - 1891)*
  Benson Fletcher Lesley (1848 - 1925)*
  Ann F Lesley (1848 - 1864)*
  Hassie Lesley (1851 - 1894)*
  Mattie Lesley (1853 - 1921)*
  Alexander Stephen Lesley (1856 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Zion Methodist Church Cemetery 
Easley
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Barbara Register Clark
Record added: Jul 10, 2013 
Find A Grave Memorial# 113603439

W C Lesley
Added by: Barbara Register Clark
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www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=113603485

 

Martha I Lesley

 

Birth:  Apr. 26, 1841
Death:  Sep. 23, 1867
image
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  W C Lesley (1840 - 1905)
 
 Children:
  Samuel A Lesley (1865 - 1877)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Zion Methodist Church Cemetery 
Easley
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Barbara Register Clark
Record added: Jul 10, 2013 
Find A Grave Memorial# 113603485

Martha I Lesley
Added by: Barbara Register Clark

 

+1 vote
Name: William C. Lesley
Side: Confederate
Regiment State/Origin: South Carolina
Regiment: 6th Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry (Aiken's Partisan Rangers) (1st Partisan Rangers)
Company: E,K
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M381 roll 19
Other Records: Learn More about this Regiment

 

Source Information

National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, online <http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/>, acquired 2007.

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