Colcher, John N.

Item

Title

Colcher, John N.

Alias

Colshear, John
Colsher, John

Gender

Male

Biography

Found in 1850 and 1860 Censuses living in Petersburg, Kentucky. Found living out the rest of his life from 1880 Census until death in Lynchburg, Tennessee.
"...John Colsher left for Louisville to go on duty." -Loder Diary, January 15, 1862
"John Colsher left Pete to go to his regiment..." Loder Diary, March 17, 1863
"John Colsher come Home to Pete..." -Loder Diary, February 1, 1864
"John N Colsher arrived in Pete with the final discharge after being in the United States Service for three years." -Loder Diary, June 22, 1864

Member

Colsher family

Birth date

circa 1844

Place of birth

Father

Colshear, Jesse

Mother

Green, Malinda

Sibling(s)

Colsher, William
Colsher, Mary J.

Life event(s)

Marriage 1: 18 Sep 1875, Lynchburg, Moore County, Tennessee

Spouse(s)

Hughes, Maggie E.

Occupation(s)

Cooper

Military service

1st Regiment, Kentucky Infantry, Co. H

Allegiance

Union

Held rank

Corporal

Place of enlistment

Compiled Service Records of Union Soldiers lists place of enlistment in Camp Clay, Ohio. Loder Diary states that Colsher left for Louisville, Kentucky to enlist.

Service began

1862

Service ended

1864

Resided in

Lynchburg, Moore County, Tennessee

Bibliographic citation(s)

Tennessee State Library and Archives; Nashville, Tennessee; Tennessee Death Records, 1908-1958; Roll Number: 166
Tennessee State Library and Archives; Nashville, TN, USA; Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
"Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XXTL-JQH : 3 August 2022), Jesse Colshear and Melinda Green, 29 Aug 1833; citing Dearborn, Indiana, United States, Marriage License, Indiana Commission on Public Records, Indianapolis; FHL microfilm 004476631.

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