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Robert Clayton Maffett

Male about 1836 - 1865  (~ 29 years)


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  • Name Robert Clayton Maffett  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born about 1836  Newberry Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 26 April 1865  Fort Delaware, New Castle Co., Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I69838  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 April 2009 

    Father James H. Maffett,   b. 18 March 1795, Newberry Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 January 1880, Newberry Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Cannon,   b. about 1798,   d. 20 June 1848, Newberry Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Family ID F19359  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Ann Lavinia Gallman,   b. 20 October 1834, Newberry Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 July 1860, Newberry Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Children 
     1. Rebecca Florence Maffett,   b. 12 April 1856, Newberry Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 October 1865  (Age 9 years)
     2. Ida Maffett,   b. 12 April 1854,   d. 14 June 1855  (Age 1 years)
    Family ID F48784  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Sarah Halfacre,   b. November 1842, Newberry Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1919  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 25 December 1862  Newberry Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F48787  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elected Captain, Company C, 3rd SC Infantry 14 Apr 1861. Served throughout the war and saw action at Savage Station, Fredrickburg, Chancellorsville. He was commander of the 3rd SC in the Wheat Field on the 2nd day at Gettyburg. He was wounded several times and survived thyphoid fever. On 6 May, 1864 he became Lt. Col. On 26 Aug 1864 he was captured in the Shennendoah Valley. He died of dysentery in Ft. Delaware Military Prison a few days after the surrender at Appomatox. He was buried in a mass grave. [Source 1214] [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1214] Reunion genealogy file titled "Maffett Geneology", submitted by Mike Maffett.


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