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David Travine FAYARD

Male Abt 1832 - 1864  (~ 32 years)


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  • Name David Travine FAYARD 
    Born Abt 1832 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Confederate soldier, rank of private, Company E, 20th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

    20th Infantry Regiment was organized during the late summer of 1861 with men from Bolivar, Monroe, Noxubee, Adams, Scott, Carroll, and Newton counties. The unit moved to Virginia, then Tennessee where in February, 1862, it was captured at Fort Donelson. In this engagement it lost 19 killed of the 31 officers and 469 men present. The regiment was exchanged and assigned to Tilghman's and J.Adams' Brigade, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. For a time it served in the Vicksburg area, then transferred to the Army of Tennessee. Placed in J.Adams' and Lowry's Brigade, the 20th was involved in the Atlanta and Tennessee Campaigns and ended the war in North Carolina. Only a remnant surrendered on April 26, 1865. Its commanders were Colonels William N. Brown and D.R. Russell; Lieutenant Colonels D.H. Maury, Horace H. Miller, and Walter A. Rorer; and Majors William M. Chatfield, Thomas B. Graham, and C.K. Massey. 
    Died 16 Aug 1864  LaGrange, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • killed in Civil War
    Person ID I254  MyFamilyInfo
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2015 

    Father Alexis FAYARD,   b. 6 Jan 1794, Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1879, Harrison County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Martha RYAN,   b. Nov 1791, Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1893, Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 101 years) 
    Notes 
    • Homesteaded land between Parker Creek and Tchouticabouffa River in Woolmarket known as Oaklawn. About 1825, Alexis built their home, which still stands today on a plateau overlooking the river.
    Family ID F1677  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Aquila BENNETT,   b. 1 Jan 1841, Biloxi, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1917  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 6 Jan 1859 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Martha FAYARD,   b. 15 Nov 1861, Stonewall or Woolmarket, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1941, Conroe, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart