NIDEVER FAMILY: CALIFORNIA NIDEVER PEARSON
B. 08/08/1857 IN NEW BOSTON, TEXAS
HER PARENTS WERE:
JACOB J. NIDEVER AND JULIA ANN DESPAIN
JACOB WAS BORN IN CRAWFORD CO. ARK.
DIED IN 1962 FIGHTING IN CIVIL WAR AT CORNITH, MISSISSIPPI
Jacob Nidever had brothers who fought in Civil War:
Charles Sinclair Nidever
Benjamin Franklin Nidever
Francis marion Nidever
Only Jacob and Alan died in the war.
The parents of these Nidever boys were:
HENRY NIDEVER AND NAOMI SINCLAIR NIDEVER
After the Civil War Charles S. became a judge in Delta Co, Paris, TX
Francis M. becane a farmer in Delta Co. Texas which was then part of Lamar County. He was a fine, upstanding member of the community.
Benjamin F. had a livery in Cooper, Texas after the war.
He was born March 9, 1842 in Crawford Co., Arkansas.
He was married to Leonora Ellen Howell daughter of Harvey Howell of Ark. During the C.War, he fought with Co.G, 9th Texas Cavalry and served all through the Tennessee and Georgia campaigns. In the fights around Atlanta he was continually skirmishing, raiding, and constantly engaged in all those dangerous duties connected with the cavalry service.
Allen or Allin Nidever name spelled both ways depending on what record you look at.
I have much more information on this family if you find a connection with your own.
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