Burial: Swamp Creek Cemetery,Georgia
Genealogical History of the Gassaway Family Author: Anna Clay ( Zimmerman ) Rutherford & William Kenneth Rutherford Publication: 1990 Repository: Note: RR 2 Box 3 J, 2101 Forest Ave., Lexington, Mo., 64067 - 9545 Media: Book Page: Pages 17, 30; He was identified as Berry Gazaway in the Company Muster Roll as Private in Capt. Jones’ Company (Whitfield Volunteers) Georgia State Guards of the Confederate Army. He enrolled 1 August 1863 for local defence, to serve from West Point, Georgia, including Atlanta, thence to the Chattahoochee River and including the Cherokee part of Georgia, his military record shows he was mustered out 31 January 1864. Berry was said to have been a very large man, weighing 350 pounds and being 7 feet tall.
Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: , Murray, Georgia; Roll: M432_78; Page: 173; Image: 349.
Berry Gazaway Age in 1860: 42 Birth Year: abt 1818 Birthplace: Georgia Home in 1860: Tilton, Whitfield, Georgia Gender: Male Post Office: Tilton Household Members: Name Age Berry Gazaway 42 Mary Gazaway 42 Mary O Gazaway 17 Wm J Gazaway 13; Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Tilton, Whitfield, Georgia; Roll: M653_141; Page: 671; Image: 160.
Berry Gassaway; Side: Confederate Regiment State/Origin: Georgia Regiment Name: 40 Georgia Infantry. Regiment Name Expanded: 40th Regiment, Georgia Infantry COMPANY: E Rank In: Private Film Number: M226 roll 22. May 25, 1864 Prisoner of War Captured at Resaca. Transferred to Louisville, Ky. Discharged July 21 1865 at Point Look Out. Private in 40 regiment, Ga. Infantry Co. E.
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Militia District 627, Whitfield, Georgia; Roll: M593_183; Page: 162; Image: 324. Next door to John & Sarah Gazaway (prob. son)
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Cove City, Whitfield, Georgia; Roll: T9_171; Family History Film: 1254171; Page: 90.1000; Enumeration District: 196; Image: 0689. Next door to Elsbury & John & Sarah E. Gazaway
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