C.S.A. Veterans of Washington

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This is a database of Confederate veterans who lived and/or died in Washington, including pre-war U.S. Army officers who left the PNW to join the Confederacy. Where appropriate, it includes 4 generations with the veteran in the second generation. It is incomplete and will be edited at least until December, 2012. Input is welcome.

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Descendant Register, Generation No. 1

1.Mary Jane Van Swearingen was born 1 OCT 1822 in Laurens County, GA, and died 1863. She married Joseph Edmund Knowles 25 JUL 1839 in Georgia. He was born DEC 1817 in North Carolina.
  

Children of Mary Jane Van Swearingen and Joseph Edmund Knowles are:
 2  i.Thomas Crawford Knowles was born 1840 in Georgia.
 3  ii.George Lawrence Knowles was born 1842 in Georgia. He married Mattie ?. She was born 1840 in Louisiana.
+4  iii.Alexander Randolph Knowles was born FEB 1845 in Georgia, and died 11 FEB 1927 in San Francisco, CA.


Descendant Register, Generation No. 2

4.Alexander Randolph Knowles (Mary Jane Van Swearingen1) was born FEB 1845 in Georgia, and died 11 FEB 1927 in San Francisco, CA. He was buried in Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, CA. He married Virginia Tutula Wallace 1874. She was born AUG 1857 in Georgia, and died 20 NOV 1929 in San Francisco, CA. She was buried in Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, CA.
  

Children of Alexander Randolph Knowles and Virginia Tutula Wallace are:
+5  i.Carl Jarome Knowles was born 15 JUL 1876 in Louisiana, and died 12 OCT 1938 in Outlook, Yakima County, WA.
 6  ii.Gustina C. Knowles was born 1879 in Louisiana.
+7  iii.Fraulein Knowles was born JUL 1887 in Texas.
+8  iv.Mary Knowles was born JUL 1892 in Texas.


Descendant Register, Generation No. 3

5.Carl Jarome Knowles (Alexander Randolph Knowles2, Mary Jane Van Swearingen1) was born 15 JUL 1876 in Louisiana, and died 12 OCT 1938 in Outlook, Yakima County, WA. He married Jennie Maude Smith 1900. She was born 9 SEP 1883 in Texas, and died 15 MAR 1955 in Seattle, King County, WA.
  

Children of Carl Jarome Knowles and Jennie Maude Smith are:
 9  i.Thomas Crawford Knowles was born 22 FEB 1901 in Texas, and died 15 APR 1993 in Selah, Yakima County, WA. He married Hannah G. ? 3 JUN 1922. She was born 1905 in Oklahoma. He married Evelyn M. ? BEF 1955. She was born 22 DEC 1912, and died 19 APR 2004 in East Wenatchee, Douglas County, WA.
 10  ii.Harold Adrian Knowles was born 27 JUN 1906 in Texas, and died 24 APR 1997 in Woodbridge, San Joaquin County, CA. He married Hazel Cecilia Ledell. She was born 1907 in Minnesota. He married Erleen ?. He married Dena Watt. She was born 3 OCT 1909 in California, and died 23 DEC 1998 in Acampo, San Joaquin County, CA.
 11  iii.Zura Virginia Knowles was born 16 DEC 1910 in Yakima County, WA.

7.Fraulein Knowles (Alexander Randolph Knowles2, Mary Jane Van Swearingen1) was born JUL 1887 in Texas. She married Scott Yancey. He was born 26 MAY 1878 in Missouri.
  

Children of Fraulein Knowles and Scott Yancey are:
 12  i.Thelma Yancey was born 1906 in Texas.
 13  ii.Robert R. Yancey was born 1908 in Texas.
 14  iii.Arthur R. Yancey was born 1910 in Texas.
 15  iv.Joseph S. Yancey was born 1911 in Texas.

8.Mary Knowles (Alexander Randolph Knowles2, Mary Jane Van Swearingen1) was born JUL 1892 in Texas. She married William E. Blair. He was born 1887 in Texas.
  

Children of Mary Knowles and William E. Blair are:
 16  i.Wallace M. Blair was born 1908 in Texas.
 17  ii.Alice F. Blair was born 1913 in Washington.
 18  iii.Florrie May Blair was born 3 MAY 1914 in Yakima County, WA.
 19  iv.Joseph L. Blair was born 2 DEC 1915 in Yakima County, WA.
 20  v.Zoe Blair was born 2 DEC 1915 in Yakima County, WA.


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Thanks given to Lee Corbin of the Sons of Union Veterans for the idea of giving equal time and space to the CSA vets, and to Marjorie Ann Reeves of the Robert E. Lee Chapter of the UDC for information.

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