Descendants of James Ashley Joiner
Generation No. 1
1.JAMES ASHLEY2 JOINER(ELISHA1) was born August 04, 1835 in Gravella (now Owassa), Conecuh Co., AL, and died August 20, 1910 in possibly Greenville, Butler Co., AL.He married NANCY JOHNSON, daughter of JOHN JOHNSON and NANCY SALTER.She was born August 24, 1839 in Mill beat, Conecuh Co., AL, and died October 18, 1918.
Notes for JAMES ASHLEY JOINER:
"James Ashley Joyner moved with his brother, Jacob Calloway, to Union Parish, LA after the 1850 census, as they are listed on the Conecuh County 1850 Census.They are both listed on the 1860 Union Parish Census.When the war broke out, they both enlisted in Company E, Independent Rangers, 12th Louisianna Infantry.Both went to boot camp at Camp Moore, LA.Jacob was wounded at Vicksvurg in November 1862 and died at Monroe, LA in Novemeber 1862 as a result of his wounds.James Ashley continued to fight until he was wounded at Resaca, GA in 1864.After the war he settled back in Conecuh County, AL, raised a family and died there.His son, James Ashley II, moved to Union Parish, LA.He raised a family, of which one was James Ashley III.They both died in December 1916 of influenza, and are buried at Wilhite Cemetery, Wilhite, Union Parish, LA." - from an email received from Marc Hollingsworth, April 9, 2002.
Pvt, E Co, 12th La Inf. En Aug 18, 1861, Camp Moore, LA.Present on Roll until October 31, 1861. Roll dated June 30, 1862.Absent, sent to hospital at Monroe, LA, April 8, 1862, and has not yet returned.Rolls from November 1862 to April 1863 state Present.Roll for May and June 1863.Absent, sick since May 10.Rolls from August 1863 to October 1863, absent, sick at hospital since August 29, 1863, order
of surgeon of the regiment.Rolls for November and December 1863, Present.Rolls from May 1864 to August 1864, absent, wounded at Resaca, GA, and sent to hospital, May 15, 1864, order of Surgeon.Paroled at Montgomery, AL, June 19, 1865.
1880 Conecuh County, Alabama Census
Compiled & contributed by Lois Danley, MAR 2000-
Pages are 1a, 1b etc.They started out as 1,2, then somewhere the system changed. Each line divides pages.I only listed the occupations different from farmer; all born Alabama unless so noted
6/Joiner Ashley w m 35
Nancy w f 30 wife
James w m 14 son
Samuel w m 12 son
Lucy w f 7 dau
Obie w f 5 dau
Hetty w f 2 dau
1900 Census of Conecuh County, Alabama
Compiled & contributed by:
Barbara Peacock King
FEB 2000PRECINCT 10 -
119JOYNER, JamesHDWMAug 18356435
Hettie R. DJan 187822
Emanuel A.SMay 188218
Henry J.SMar 188515
CSA Pension application
Conecuh County Courthouse
Extraction by Bobby Porter
Application filed July 9, 1906 for James Ashley Joiner.He had been seen by Dr. McKettrick for wounds received during the War.The doctor’s assessment was that he was 70 years of age, was wounded in the right leg which had never healed, bones were continually coming out and he had lost most of the use of that leg.He had bad eyesight and chronic rheumatism.In his application for a pension he stated that he owned no properties in his own name or that of his wife, he had no horses or cattle.His only possessions were about $15. worth of household and kitchen furniture.His annual income does not exceed $400.He has no children upon whom he can depend for support.On the application for the relief of Confederate soldiers and sailors form he indicated that he had enlisted in the service of the Confederate States as a private in Company E, in the 12th Regiment in 1863 at Moore, GA and that he was honorably discharged from service in June, 1865.He was wounded in the battle of Ridera?, GA and he is now unable to make a living by manual labor on account ofwounded in leg and a rheumatism.At the time of this filing his P. O. was in Greenville, AL
The State of Alabama Department of Public Health - Center for Health Statistics Office of Vital Records issued a Certificate of Failure to Find for the certificate of death for James Ashley Joyner on April 4, 2002 after a diligent search of records for the years 1908 - 1918.
More About JAMES ASHLEY JOINER:
Burial: Olive Branch Baptist Church, Owassa, Conecuh Co., AL
Residence: Moved to Union Parish, LA with his brother Jacob after the 1850 census.
Children of JAMES JOINER and NANCY JOHNSON are:
i. JAMES3 JOINER, b. Abt. 1866, Gravella, Conecuh Co., AL.
More About JAMES JOINER:
Cause of Death: Influenza epidemic.
2. ii. SAMUEL C. JOYNER, b. September 18, 1868; d. August 09, 1945.
3. iii. LUCY A. JOINER, b. November 30, 1872; d. January 24, 1908.
4. iv. OLIVE BELLE JOYNER, b. April 1874.
v. HETTIE R. JOYNER, b. January 1878, Conecuh Co., AL; m. PLEZ FRANKLIN.
vi. EMANUEL A. JOYNER, b. May 02, 1882, Gravella, Conecuh Co., AL.
Notes for EMANUEL A. JOYNER:
Birth listed in Register of Births Conecuh County, Al1881 - 1888.
5. vii. JESSE HENRY JOYNER, b. May 15, 1885, Evergreen, Conecuh Co., AL; d. December 13, 1968, Jay, Santa Rosa Co., FL.