I am directly related to this line of Quinton's, but can't tie them into the other line I posted.Any help would be greatly appreciated! --Linda
Theresa3 Lackey (William G.2, Thomas1) was born Abt. 18393.She married John Moses Quinton, son of William Quinton and Elizabeth.
Notes for Theresa Lackey: Called "Aunt Tressie", she taught piano. --Robert C. Hill
Notes for John Moses Quinton: Summary of his military service:
John M. Quinton
The records show that John M. Quinton was a member of Co. F, 23rd SC Infantry (Hatch's Reg't Coast Rangers) of the Confederate Army. He enlisted on April 11, 1862, in Jas Isld, SC. (James Island)
Muster Roll records indicate he was present for January, February, September, October (Remarks: on extra duty) 1863. Then in November, and December of 1863, he is listed as absent, remarks indicating he is on detached service with the Pioneer Corps. He was still absent in January and February of 1864 (Remarks: detached on Pioneer Corps). In March 1-June 30, he was present with his regular unit (Co. F 23rd SC Infantry). This particular record indicates he enlisted April 1, 1862 in Morris Island, SC. He was present with his regular unit July 1-October 31, 1864, and November and December, 1864.He was present in January and February of 1865.
Hospital Records indicate that Private John Madison Quinton of Co. F, 23rd Regiment SC was in the 1st Mississippi C.S.A. Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi for "Debilitas". He was admitted on July 6,1863 and sent to the general hospital on July 12, 1863.He was in Receiving and Wayside Hospital or General Hospital No. 9 in Richmond, Virginia on August 23, (Looks like) 186?. He was in Jackson Hospital in Richmond, Virginia on October 2, 1864 for "Int Febris". He returned to duty on October 12, 1864.
Records show that he was a POW belonging to the Army of Northern Virginia surrendered by General Robert E. Lee, paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.
Note:His pay records list his middle name as Madison, not Moses.
There is a Confederate marker in the New Hope Methodist Cemetery just outside of Chester, SC. It reads:
John M. Quinton Co. F 23 INF CSA
Children of Theresa Lackey and John Quinton are: 16 i. William4 Quinton, born Abt. 18634. + 17 ii. Nancy Coyle Quinton, born January 08, 1866; died November 06, 1942. 18 iii. Margaret Quinton, born Abt. 18684. + 19 iv. Emma Sarah Quinton, born November 28, 1871 in Chester, South Carolina; died April 28, 1910 in Chester, South Carolina.