George Martin Stovall, Private, Co. H, 20th Tennessee Infantry

1840

  • George Martin Stovall is born in Davidson County, Tennessee to Caleb and Lydia Stovall.

1850

  • The United States Federal Census taken on September 9th in Davidson County, Tennessee shows 10 year old George living with his mother and siblings. His father is nowhere to be seen and the Stovalls are living with a Hill family.

1863

  • February 24: Enlisted in the Confederate Army in Franklin, Tennessee.
  • January & February: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • March & April: Company Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “Hospl.”
  • May & June: Company Muster Roll.  Absent.  Remarks “Sent to Hospl 28 April 1863.”
  • September & October: Company Muster Roll. Present. Remarks “Present on duty.”

1864

  • January & February: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • March & April:  Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • September & October: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • November 30: George Stovall fought in the Battle of Franklin.

1869

  • January 7: George Martin Stovall and Tennessee Virginia Nix are married in Cheatham County, Tennessee.

1870

  • The United States Federal Census taken on July 14th in Williamson County, Tennessee shows Martin living in the home of Manuel Elyzear. He is a farm laborer.

1880

  • The United States Federal Census taken on June 23rd in Williamson County, Tennessee shows George M., a farm laborer, and Tennessee V., living with their children: John H., 10 yrs, James M., 8, Rebecca E., 6 and Sarah T., 4. Also living with the family is Rebecca Nix, Tennessee’s mother.

1900

  • The United States Federal Census taken on September 9th in Williamson County, Tennessee shows George M., a farmer, and Tennie V., living with their children: James M., age 36, Samuel C., 18, William, 16, Jennie B., 13, Joseph H., 11, Early H., 9 and Hattie V., 9. Also living with the family are Tennie’s mother Rebecca and her brother Steven.

ca. 1901

  • George Martin Stovall dies.