Birth1825, Carroll Co., Virginia
Death1877/1889, Floyd Co., Virginia
Marriage4 Sep 1873, Floyd Co., Virginia
SpouseSarah ("Sally") Jane Cox, 2C5R
Birth1835, Beauford, Floyd Co., Virginia
Birth15 Oct 1874, Floyd Co., Virginia
Birth26 Jul 1876, Floyd Co., Virginia
Death1 Mar 1950, Floyd Co., Virginia
Notes for Absolom Semones
The Genealogy of William Tobias Phillips, p. 17, states that Absolom joined the Civil War on 16 Sept 1861, in Co. G, 54th Virginia, under Capt. George Turman. Reinlisted on 24 Oct 1862, served with the Light Artillery Company of Jackson's Battalion at the Virginia state line. Signed up with Co. G, 22nd Virginia Calvary for a thrid tem. Captured by the Union army at Waynesboro on 2 Mar 1865, while serving with Co. A, 45th Virginia; released from prison on 21 June 1865.
Notes for Sarah ("Sally") Jane Cox
Listed in the 1890 census of Floyd Co., VA (which survives in an alphabetized copy made by the County Clerk), in the Indian Valley district, as Sarah Simons, 56, with Nancy M., 14.