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William Jonathan Burley

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Moundsville, Marshall, West Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Moundsville, Marshall, West Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Mount Rose Cemetery, Moundsville, Marshall, West Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Burley and Margaret A. Burley
Husband of Emily Virginia Dunn
Father of James Dunn Burley; Julia Willard Burley and Virginia Beall Burley
Brother of Elizabeth Burley; William Burley; Virginia M. Burley; Julia Burley and Ella Buzby Burley
Half brother of Elizabeth Burley; Joseph Alexander Burley and Mary Burley

Managed by: Dan Cornett
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About Maj. William Jonathan Burley

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From FindAGrave:

Born December 23, 1842 in Marshall Co, VA/WV1, and died September 12, 1905 in Moundsville, WV.

He married Emily Virginia Dunn December 31, 1863 in Marshall County, WV, daughter of Michael Dunn and Lucinda Cecil.

MILITARY RECORD - From the National Archives

  • William Burley 2nd Lt. - Muster in Roll Wheeling, VA 16 Aug 1862 - 3 years. Wm. Burley Maj 12th Rgt W VA Inf. - age 20 years. Enrolled 31 Jan 1865 Chapin Farm, VA
  • This officer was captain in same regiment and is promoted by virtue of a commission from the Governor of WV dated 25 Jan 1865.
  • Will Burley - Major 12th Regt WV Inf. Age 23 years. Field & Staff muster out roll, Richmond, VA 16 Jun 1865.
  • Enrolled as 2nd Lt. Co. A, 12 Regt WV Inf 16 Aug 1862
  • Promoted 1st Lt. 1 Jan 1863. Promoted Capt. 30 Nov 1864.
  • Promoted Major 30 Jan 1865. Will Burley Maj 12th WV Volunteers. Dated War Dept. 16 July 1867. *Appointed to be Lt. Col by Brevet in Volunteer Force, Army of the U.S. for faithful and meritorious service to date from 13 March 1865
  • Company: A. Unit: 12 West Virginia Infantry. Rank In: 2 Lieutenant. Rank Out: Major
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Maj. William Jonathan Burley's Timeline

1842
December 23, 1842
Moundsville, Marshall, West Virginia, United States
1863
December 31, 1863
Age 21
Moundsville, Marshall, West Virginia, United States
1866
August 30, 1866
Age 23
Marshall Co., W.V.
1876
February 1, 1876
Age 33
Moundsville, Marshall Co, Wv
1880
February 1, 1880
Age 37
Moundsville, Marshall Co, Wv
1905
September 12, 1905
Age 62
Moundsville, Marshall, West Virginia, United States
September 1905
Age 62
Moundsville, Marshall, West Virginia, United States