Levi J. Strickland, Jr. was born December 08, 1844 to Levi J. and Mary Ann (Lee) Strickland in Wayne County and died June 07, 1892; Levi married Margaret Ellen Munden, daughter of James and Elender (Strickland) Munden. She was born May 01, 1850, died August 25, 1924 in Wayne County, Georgia. They are buried in High Bluff Cemetery, Brantley County, Georgia.
Levi J. Strickland Jr. enlisted into the Confederate Army on April 10, 1862, as a private in Company 3, 26th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. He was separated on November 14, 1864. Margaret Strickland widow of Levi J. Strickland of Co.D 4th GA CAV, filed for a pension in Wayne County.
Children of Levi and Margaret Strickland are:
1) Annie Laura, born May 21, 1871 , and died December 05, 1933 , married John Samuel “Sam” Jacobs, February 06, 1890 , son of Bryant and Mary (Howe) Jacobs; He was born November 14, 1869 in Wayne County and died April 20, 1946. Annie and Sam are buried in New Hope Cemetery, Hickox Community, Brantley County.
2) Mary J., born June 17, 1876, died August 08, 1950; married John F. Courson; Mary is buried at High Bluff Cemetery, Brantley County.
3) Owen Levy, born March 06, 1878, died November 24, 1936; married Martha Jane Crews; born July 1874, died December 10, 1946. They are buried in High Bluff Cemetery.
Sources: “Cemeteries & More” edition 2, Brantley Historical Society, Inc; Index to Georgia Civil War Confederate Pension files; Notes from my Family Tree Maker.
Military service was researched and a stone was ordered by Gaynell H. Sasser on October 13, 2004, and was placed by Jerry Van Herrin on January 13, 2005.