Re: James Gaines Acton - Alabama
James Gaines bor oct. 23,1838 was the 7th
child of Rev. William and Elizabeth Lee ActonHe married Mary ann Byars in 1858 and
had John L. Jackson,born in 1859,died at
3 months old. Lydia Catheriine Elizabeth born in 1860 and Mary Jmaes born Feb. 21, 1862. James apparently came home on furlough
from the Civil War and to sick to return.
He was apparently carried away from home and
never heard from again.Some feel he knew too much about some horse thieves and they killed him.