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John Peden (Photo) HARRIS

Peden (Cincinatti) Cemetery
Washington County,

Company A 4 Kentucky Infantry
Civil War Confederate
March 4, 1842 - September 10, 1927

1911 Arkansas Confederate Census

HARRIS, John Pedon, of Rhea, Arkansas, was born March 4, 1842 at Barren County, Kentucky, the son of John Renfro Harris of Virginia, who was the son of William Harris of Kentucky and Virginia. Maiden name of subject’s mother was Martha Pedon, daughter of Sarah Pedon. John Renfro Harris enlisted in Mexican War but did not enter service due to early treaty. Subject was a Democrat, a Mason and member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. He served in Company A, 4th Kentucky Infantry and was in battles of Shiloh, Corinth, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Vicksburg, Campaign from Atlanta to Savannah, full time. He married Ophelia Pedon, daughter of Samuel and Julia Pedon of Cincinnati, Arkansas. Children are; Earle Wayne Harris of Denver, Colorado and Minnie I. Harris, Rhea, Arkansas. [1911 Arkansas Confederate Census]

State of Arkansas Confederate Pension Archives

J.P. Harris filed Veteran Application #23627 with the Confederate Pension Board of Washington County for a Confederate pension and it was received as allowed August 21, 1915 at the State, citing service with Company H, 4th Kentucky Infantry from 1861 thru 1865. Mr. Harris died September 10, 1927. His widow, Ophelia O. Harris filed Widow Application #23627 with the Confederate Pension Board of Washington County for a Confederate widow pension and it was received as allowed in 1928 at the State. [State of Arkansas Confederate Pension Archives]


Contributed on 2/26/16 by thomaserlharris
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Submitted: 2/26/16 • Approved: 2/27/16 • Last Updated: 3/1/16 • R1125330-G0-S3

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