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Gregory, John M. III (circa 1840)

Name
Gregory, John M. III (circa 1840)
Fuller Form
John Munford Gregory III
Historical Note
John Munford Gregory III, born in Charles City County, VA, was the second son of Governor and Judge John Munford Gregory II and his wife Martha "Amanda" Wallace Gregory. He fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War, serving as 1st Lieutenant of Artillary and assistant to Captain William Allan on General Stonewall Jackson's staff. After the war, Gregory relocated to Suisun, CA. Soon thereafter, in the late 1860's, he married Evelyn "Eva" Tingey Craven, daughter of Admiral Thomas Tingey Craven and his second wife, Emily Truxton. Together they had four sons: John Munford IV, Thomas Tingey Craven, Truxton, and Alfred Gregory. He became active in local politics, serving as District Attorney and later Judge in Suisun. His birth and death dates are unknown, though it is very likely that he was born in the 1840's and was still living at the turn of the century. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/John M. III Gregory.
Sources

2008.138

Information for this biographical note comes primarily from the Gregory Family Papers.  However, some full names are taken from page 562 of Being the Portraits and Biographies of the Progressive Men of the West ...

By Notables of the West, Press Reference Library (Western edition)

Published by Internat. News Service, 1915.

Additionally, some facts were provided by the Arlington National Cemetary website: http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net.

Note Author
Emily Eklund