Name: Martha Virginia "Mattie" DARNALL
Birth: 26 NOV 1840 in Obion Co., TN
Note: 9 Nov 1841 (per MBC on 1 set of DAR papers)
Death: 16 MAR 1874 in Crittenden Co., Arkansas
Burial: Magnolia Cem., Collierville, Shelby Co., TN
Cause: Tuberculosis contracted nursing 1st husband.
Note: This is my gt,gt,grandmother who contracted TB nursing her husband, Capt. George Marr Edwards, CSA, after he was released from a Union prisoner-of-war camp. Although she, too, died young, she lived long enough after he died to remarry and have my great grandmother, Martha Darnall Bledsoe, by her 2nd husband Boyd C. Bledsoe.
Change Date: 19 AUG 2009|
Father: Henry McKinney DARNALL b: 4 FEB 1810 in Chester District, S.C.
Mother: Virginia B. WRIGHT b: 7 MAY 1816 in Wayne Co., Ky
George Marr Edwards C.S.A.
- FNU Edwards
Boyd Clay BLEDSOE CSA b: 24 FEB 1833 in Macedonia, Carroll Co., TN
- Martha Darnall "Mattie" BLEDSOE b: 22 DEC 1869 in Collierville, Shelby Co., TN
- Author: Martha Bledsoe Cates
Detail: her notes
Text: 26 Nov 1840
- Type: Journal
Author: Cates, Martha Bledsoe Cates (TP's maternal garndmother)
Title: "Tommy Prothro's Record of Mother's lines & other lines"
Date: Handwritten entries in 1930 day book used as a genealogy journal
Detail: 'Bledsoe, Cates, Putnam, Whitney, Conant, Gates, Darnall, Box,' Prothro, Rosser, etc.
Detail: Many of her notes contain references to other sources.
Detail: Daybook imprinted on front: "Crump & Trezevant,General Agents" & Memphis address
Repository: Collection, AGP