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BRANTLEY COUNTY HISTORICAL AND PRESERVATION SOCIETY

P.O. BOX 1096, Nahunta, Georgia 31553

This page was updated April 26, 2014

JAMES BRYANT AMMONS *CSA* 1827-1891
WAYNE COUNTY

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James Bryant Ammons, *CSA*enlisted as a Private March 1, 1862 in Waynesville by Major T.S. Hopkins and Major Clinch into service for the length of the war. It wasn't long before he was appointed Sergeant, Company A, K, 4th Clinch Georgia Cavalry, Confederate States Army.

 

He was born February 17,1827, and died November 2, 1891, the son of Sherod Sheffield and Jane Ammons, was buried at High Bluff. He was married to Catherine Robinson.

 

James and Catherine had the following children:

 

1) Celete Ammons, b. Jan 13, 1850, d. April 8, 1928; m. Fleming Uriah Walker, b. July 17, 1845, d. May 2, 1935.

 

2) Mary Molly Ammons, b. Dec. 25, 1851, d. April 16, 1927. m. George Washington "Dick" Allen, Sr.*CSA*, May 03, 1891; he was b. Feb. 25, 1837, Dec. 16, 1904. Mary and George are b. in Allen-O'Berry Cemetery, Charlton County, Georgia.

 

3) James Mathew Ammons, b. Sept. 25, 1853, d. Oct. 11, 1916, m Emily Amanda duBignon, James was buried in High Bluff Cemetery.

 

4) Atley Ashley Ammons, b. Mar. 01, 1856, d. June 27, 1925, m. Sarah Elizabeth "Sally" Griffin, daughter of Edward Griffin and Mary Mizell. She was b. May 22, 1864 and d. Nov. 20, 1936. Atley and Sarah are buried in High Bluff Cemetery.

 

5) John Franklin Ammons, b. July 12, 1860, d. Mar. 28, 1946, m. Malissa "Sally" Griffin, d. of James Griffin and Henrietta Cason b. Feb. 5, 1877, d. June 5, 1947. John and Malissa are buried in High Bluff Cemetery.

 

6) Catherine "Tassie" Ammons, b. Feb. 25, 1862, d. May 07, 1952, m. John A. Allen Nov. 9, 1886 in Pierce Co. Son of George Allen and Keziah Davis, John was b. July 01, 1858 and d. July 03, 1926. Catherine and John are buried in Corinth Cemetery.

 

7) Cassie Oregon "Augie" Ammons, b. Feb. 11, 1864, d. Sept. 11, 1935, m. John Allen Prescott son of Henry Prescott and Jane Howard. He was b. Nov. 18, 1868, d. July 28, 1925. Cassie and John are buried in Corinth Cemetery, Charlton County.

 

8) Wade Hampton Ammons, b. Mar. 30, 1867, d. Oct. 22, 1929. m. 1) Minnie Hickox daughter of Leonard Hickox and Laney McClain. Minnie was b. Sept. 4, 1881, d. Aug 17, 1919. m. 2) Della Sykes, b. in 1880 d. Aug. 17, 1922, m. 3) Minnie Myrtle Newton daughter of John Newton and Suzannah Thomas, b. Aug 2, 1873, d. Mar. 23, 1949. Wade, Minnie, Della and Winnie are all b. in High Bluff Cemetery.

 

9) Hettie Ammons, b. Mar. 22, 1869, d. Oct. 30, 1941, m. Claude Wilson "Dock" Prescott, Mar. 27, 1895, son of Henry Prescott and Jane Howard, Claude was b. Nov. 16, 1870, d. Mar. 31, 1942. Hettie and Claude are buried in Corinth Cemetery.

 

Gaynell H. Sasser ordered this grave marker Mar. 12, 2005. Received May 5, 2005. Jerry Van Herrin placed this marker May 11, 2005.

 

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