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James Pierce Lunsford (b. 1834, d. 27 Nov 1918)James Pierce Lunsford (son of Aris C. Lunsford and Mary M. Ledbetter)1 was born 1834 in TN, and died 27 Nov 1918 in Mt. Enterprise,TXOld Prospect Cem. Rusk Co, TX.He married Sarah Ann Waters on 27 Jun 1855 in Chattachochee Co.,GA.
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James Lunsford was a Civil War Veteran.He fought for the Confederate.He was also a Methodist Minister.
According to Elaine Maduzia,great granddaughter of David C. Lunsford. He moved to Ala. shortly after his marriage, primarily in Covington County.The family came to Texas after the Civil War and settled in Cherokee County in 1877.She said they came to Texas in a Wagon Train.She further states that James P. was one of the founding members and minister of the Old Prospect Church and Cemetery just inside the Rusk County line from Nacogdoches County.
Almedia Lunsford Nelson always told the story of his being wounded in the Civil War.He received a wound in his forehead and the doctors used a silver dollar to replace the bone loss there.She said one could still see the imprint of the coin years afterward.
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Marriage: 27 Jun 1855, Chattachochee Co.,GA.
Children of James Pierce Lunsford and Sarah Ann Waters are:
- Porter Lemuel Lunsford, b. 30 Mar 1858, Alabama, d. 17 Feb 1928.
- +George M. Lunsford, b. 07 Jul 1857, Alabama.
- +David C. Lunsford, b. 09 Mar 1865, Alabama, d. 02 Mar 1921.
- +James Allen "Bud" Lunsford, b. 22 Mar 1865, Alabama, d. 26 Oct 1943, Nacogdoches County, TX-Walnut Grove Cem..
- Ann Lunsford, b. 1871, Alabama.
- +John Robert Lunsford, b. 09 Dec 1871, Alabama,Covington Co., d. 01 Jul 1953, Garrison, TX Harmony Hill Cem..
- +Isaac "Ike" E. Lunsford, b. 28 Apr 1875, Alabama, d. 07 Jul 1956, Nacogdoches Co.,TX-Walnut Grove Cemetery.
- +Benjamin Franklin Lunsford, b. Jul 1877, Alabama, d. Abt. Feb 1912, Harrison County,near Marshall-Harmony Hill Cemetery.
- Etta Lunsford, b. 01 Jan 1880, Nacogdoches County, Texas.