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BRANTLEY COUNTY HISTORICAL AND PRESERVATION SOCIETY

P.O. BOX 1096, Nahunta, Georgia 31553

This page was updated April 27, 2014

JOSEPH G. T. DRURY, *CSA*

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Joseph G.T. Drury enlisted into the Confederate Army on august 17, 1861, as a Private in Company B, 26th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. He was separated from service on June 30, 1864.

 

Joseph was born August 27, 1844, and was married to Mary S. Beasley. They lived in the Sandhill section North Camden County. Joseph was a son of Charles Nevill Drury Jr. born August 27, 1844. and died on October 11, 1907. Mary S. Beasley was born February 3, 1849 and died June 22, 1929. Both Joseph and Mary are buried in North Oak Grove Cemetery in Camden County, Georgia. 

 

Children of Joseph and Mary were:  

 

1) Laura Thomas Drury, b. January 15, 1869, d. June 30, 1903. m. David Burris Higginbotham.  

 

2) Lawrence T. Drury, b. January 27, 1871, m. Miss Jessie Strickland.  

 

3) Oscar Beasley Drury, b. January 1881, d. August 16, 1950 m. Alice Harrell, b. September 2, 1882, d. July 2, 1959.  

 

4) Joseph Franklin Drury, b. May 9, 1883, d. October 9, 1954 m. Agnes Isabel Harrell, b. October 20, 1891. d. February 3, 1969.  

 

5) Robert Roy Drury, b. April 20, 1886, d. January 19, 1958, m. Coyla Grace Rhoden, b. August 27, 1907, d. January 11, 1995.

 

6) Annie G. Drury, b. January 27, 1879, d. February 5, 1946 m. Robert Milton Drury.

 

7) Fannie Southwell Drury, b. June 23, 1888, d. April 11, 1951 m. (1) Allen E. Ribron, (2) Charles Kinsey.

 

8) Benjamin Hampton Drury, b. March 19, 1890, m. (1) Alva Bell (2) Viola Bishop

 

Military service was researched and the grave stone was ordered by Gaynell H. Sasser on October 15, 2004, and installed by Jerry Van Herrin on December 31, 2004.

 

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