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BRANTLEY COUNTY HISTORICAL AND PRESERVATION SOCIETY

P.O. BOX 1096, Nahunta, Georgia 31553

This page was updated April 28, 2014

JASPER NEWTON RAULERSON *CSA*

1836 - 1920

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Jasper Newton Raulerson was born September 27, 1836 and died March 04, 1920. Jasper was the son of Russell and Lydia (Waldron) Raulerson in Pierce County. Jasper married 1st Frances Thornton, daughter of George and Mary (Moody) Thornton. Frances was born February 28, 1835. He married 2nd Irene Knight, born February 15, 1835. Jasper, Frances, and Irene are buried in Raulerson Cemetery in Pierce County.

 

Jasper Newton Raulerson enlisted into the Confederate Army on March 2, 1862, and rose to the rank of Corporal in Company E, 22nd Georgia Heavy Artillery. He was a prisoner of war, and was paroled and separated from service on May 25, 1865 at Thomasville, Ga.

 

Children of Jasper and Frances Raulerson:

 

1) Raiford McCoy, born November 24, 1859

 

2) Frances Rhoda Ann, born July 31, 1861, died December 10, 1927, married James P. Griffin, son of James Griffin, *CSA*, and Georgia Isabelle (Jones) Griffin, December 25, 1881, Pierce County. He was born November 01, 1854, died April 06, 1927. They are buried in New Hope Cemetery, Hickox Community in Brantley County , Georgia. 

 

Children of Jasper and Irene Raulerson:

 

3) John F., born March 22, 1863.

 

4) Thomas J., born July 13, 1864.

 

5) Matilda, born January 05, 1867, married John M. Moody, March 27, 1898, Pierce County, Georgia. John was born May 29, 1853 and died April 19, 1929; Matilda and John are buried in Raulerson Cemetery.

 

6) Lydia E., born November 21, 1868; married Culpepper, born about 1860.

 

7) Ann W., born March 03, 1871, married John H. Raulerson, December 25, 1895, Pierce County; born 1875; died 1950. Ann and John are buried in Raulerson Cemetery.

 

8) Elma, born September 09, 1872.

 

9) Carrie L., born October 03, 1875; died May 31, 1938; married William M. “Bill” Lynn, April 07, 1901, Pierce County; born November 06, 1869; died May 22, 1934. Carrie and William are buried in Raulerson Cemetery, Pierce County.

 

10) Addie, born November 27, 1878, married Tanner; born about 1860.

 

SOURCE: Information From Huxford’s Volume 10 and from Jerry’s family tree.

 

Military service was researched and a stone was ordered by Gaynell H. Sasser on October 2004, and placed by Jerry Van Herrin on December 30, 2004.

 

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