30 June 2009

Cullen E. Grant, Spanish American War Veteran (Tombstone Tuesday)

Cullen E. Grant
Co. A
3 U. S. V. Inf.
Sp. Am. War
[at foot of grave]

Cullen E. Grant
March 29, 1874
March 29, 1927
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Louella Jones Grant Cole
Feb 6, 1884
Sept 3, 1979

Byron City Cemetery; Peach County, Georgia

According to his death certificate found on FamilySearch, Cullen's full name was Cullen Edward Grant. He was the son of J. T. Grant, and he was born in White Plains, Georgia. Cullen's occupation was listed as farmer. His place of residence at the time of his death was Unadilla, Georgia, and he was the husband of Louella Grant. Phil C. Grant, Cullen's brother, was the informant.

Cullen Edward Grant died at the U. S. Veterans Hospital in Atlanta, De Kalb County, Georgia. He was admitted on the 23 of March 1927, and his date of death was given as 30 March 1927 (a day off of the death date on his tombstone). Cullen's body was released for burial in Byron, Georgia 31 March 1927.

2 comments:

Life Goes On said...

great post. I am now in Texas and have always loved wandering cemetaries. I plan to start a blog on the cemetaries in my area. I just joined find a grave and just recieved a request to photo 5 gravestones. Look forward to doing that soon Thanks for your great blog. grace

S. Lincecum said...

I have a special place in my heart for the great state of Texas. We lived there for a few years when I was younger. A cemetery blog for there would be of definite interest to me... FindAGrave is awesome. I contribute when I can. Thanks for visiting my blog!

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