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BRANTLEY COUNTY HISTORICAL AND PRESERVATION SOCIETY

P.O. BOX 1096, Nahunta, Georgia 31553

This page was updated April 28, 2014

JOHN LUTHER WARREN *CSA* 1817-1878

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John Luther Warren was born in 1817 in Emanuel County, to Josiah and Mary Ann (Lewis) Warren in Emanuel County, Georgia, died February 03, 1878 in Ware County and was buried in Thomas Cemetery. John married 1st, Wealtha B. Woodard, born 1825, daughter of Mills Woodard; she was born on September 13, 1821 in Emanuel County, and died February 25, 1873, in Ware County. John married 2nd Drusilla Hickox, August 18, 1876, daughter of David Hickox. She was born 1832.

 

John Luther Warren enlisted into the Confederate Army on March 18, 1864, as a Private in Company C, 32nd Georgia Volunteer Infantry.  He was born cir 1817, and was married to, first, Wealtha B. Woodard, and second to Drusilla Hickox.

 

Children of John and Wealtha Warren were:

 

1) Mary Ann, born February 11, 1842; died March 07, 1872. married Needham Bathaway Ham, *CSA*. He was born January 07, 1845 in Burke County and died February 1924 in Atlanta, GA. buried in Hebron Cemetery, Garfield, Ga. Mary Ann is buried in Thomas Cemetery.

 

2) William, born, October 13, 1843 married Mary, (Mrs. William Warren) born about 1845.

 

3) James Irwin, born, November 05, 1845, married Susan Martin, February 19, 1866.

 

4) Vicy, born, September 12, 1848, died December 02, 1888, married William Guy Thomas, January 04, 1872, son of Banner Thomas, Jr. and Lovie (Denmark) Thomas; born, February 12, 1852 and died July 30, 1896. They are buried in Thomas Cemetery in Brantley County.

 

5) Josiah Mills, born, May 08, 1850, married Mary M. Dowling, daughter of Lazarus and Mary Ann (Guy) Dowling, born 1857.

 

6) John Vandy A., born February 07, 1852, died April 13, 1931, married Matilda Elizabeth Thomas, November 28. 1875, daughter of Banner, Jr., and Lovie (Denmark) Thomas, born August 15, 1855, died November 14, 1892 in Pierce County. They are buried in Thomas Cemetery.

 

7) Amos Caswell, born February 23, 1854, died September 03, 1915, married 1st Civility “Sibbie” Harris, daughter of Jimpsey and Civility (Robinson) Harris. She was born April 21, 1871, died April 02, 1936 in Charlton County; married 2nd Marzilla Thomas January 21, 1875, daughter of Edmund and Martha (Dowling) Thomas. She was born April 18, 1855, died December 02, 1896. All are buried in New Hope Cemetery.

 

8) Nicholas, born, January 06, 1856, died December 18 1881.

 

9) Elizabeth, born November 02, 1857, married Lazarus “Lay” Dowling, Jr., January 13, 1878, son of Lazarus and Mary Ann (Guy) Dowling, he was born in 1859, they are buried in Thomas Cemetery.

 

10) Wealthy Ann Marintha, born January 31, 1860, died July 17, 1936, married Calvin Lazarus Thomas, son of Lewis Jackson and Mary Ann (Redding) Thomas. He was born March 02, 1854, died April 03, 1917. They are buried in Thomas Cemetery.

 

11) George Patterson, born January 31, 1860, died January 08, 1928, married Mary Alice Griffin, March 07, 1898 (marriage date is probably 1888), daughter of James and Georgia (Jones) Griffin; she was born March 11, 1862, and died July 01, 1931. They are buried in Mars Hill Cemetery, Brantley County.

 

12) Joshua, born September 06, 1863, died October 10, 1872.

 

13) Nancy Harriett, born November 16, 1866, married Benjamin D. James, December 28, 1881.

 

14) Mina Jane, October 16, 1869, died October 17, 1899 married Richard M. Willis, Both are buried in Thomas Cemetery.

 

Sources: “Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia," Volume VI; Huxford; Brantley County’s Cemeteries & More," Brantley Historical Society.

 

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