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Josiah Lafayette Spurlock (1793 - 1854)

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Col Josiah Lafayette Spurlock
Born in Montgomery Co., Virginiamap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Jackson, Tennesseemap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Feb 2012
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Col. Josiah Spurlock, a physician and surgeon. Veteran of the war of 1812, where he was raised to the rank of Colonel. He was with Andrew Jackson in the Battle of New Orleans in 1815 and served as companion and bodyguard to “Old Hickory.” On 18 September 1812 he was Commissioned as an Ensign in the Smith Co., TN. Militia. He served from November 1814 to May 1815 as an Ensign in Capt. Edward Robinson's Company of Smith Co., TN. Militia, Lt.-Col. James Roulston's 3rd Reg't., West TN. Militia Infantry, Brig.-Gen. Nathaniel Taylor's Brigade, Maj.-Gen. William Carroll's Division, War of 1812.

Children:[1] Joseph C. Spurlock (1821 - 1895) Elizabeth W. Spurlock Locke (1824 - 1890) Drury Spurlock (1827 - 1900) Paralee Spurlock Keith (1831 - 1876) Mary Jane Spurlock Byrne (1834 - 1890) Martha Tennessee Wade (1839 - 1904)

1850 United States Census

Name: Josiah Spurlock Residence: Jackson county, Jackson, Tennessee Age: 54 years Calculated Birth Year: 1796 Birthplace: Virginia Gender: Male Film Number: 444841 Digital GS Number: 4206043 Image Number: 00317 Line Number: 12 Dwelling House Number: 1095 Family Number: 1094 Household Gender Age Josiah Spurlock M 54y Joseph Spurlock M 28y Lafayett Spurlock M 20y Paralee Spurlock F 19y Mary Spurlock F 16y



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