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Page C. Kinslow - Original Civil War Records
Posted by: Dale Matthews Date: October 20, 2001 at 11:59:15
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Original Civil War Records at the National Archives
My notes show:

21 W4 12 4 7
[Checkmark] Pension -- Page C. Kinslow
A Co., 37th Ky Inf Civil KY/MO
585946 927567

A document titled “Co. A 37 KY Inf.” has the following dates and descriptions:
Dec 31 /63 Tompkinsville [Monroe Co,] KY …[abt 20 mi to Glasgow]
Feb 29 /64 Near Glasgow [Barren Co,] KY …[abt 110 mi to Irvine]
Apr 30 /64 Near Irvine [Estill Co,] KY …[abt 35 mi to Lexington]
Jun 30 /64 Lexington [Fayette Co,] KY …[abt 30 mi to Mt. Sterling]
Aug 31 /64 Mt. Sterling [Montgomery Co,] KY …[abt 80 mi to Louisville]

In a document dated Oct 10 1892, William Kinslow [their relationship is not defined]
describes himself as 62, living “near Scottsville”, Allen Co, KY.
States that Page C. Kinslow was “a private in Co. A 37 Reg KY Inf Vols” and
confirms that Page was “stricken with paralysis in the lower limbs in the early part
of Sept 1864 at duty in Mt. Sterling [Montgomery Co,] KY.”

In a document dated Oct 29 1892, Elisha Jones of Glasgow [Barren Co,] KY states
his own age as 47.

In a document dated Jun 30 1893, Elisha Jones of Glasgow [Barren Co,] KY confirms:
“Gunshot wound of jaw and paralysis by claimant [Page C. Kinslow]”

In a document dated Jul 10 1893, William Kinslow of Scottsville, Allen Co, KY states:
“Page C. Kinslow became paralysed [sic] at Mt. Sterling Ky. in summer of 1864 after the
fight there with John H. Morgan’s men.” He describes Page’s duty with the 37th Kentucky
Infantry as: “He was a wagon master.”

[Note: During the Civil War, the northern and southern forces took turns occupying Mount
Sterling. The courthouse was finally burned by Confederate troops (with the loss of many
early records), in a successful effort to rout out Northern troops who were using it as a
fortress. On June 08-09 1864, the cavalry of Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt
Morgan (many of whom were dismounted this late in the war) attacked Union forces
guarding an important supply depot there. Known as the Battle of Mount Sterling, this
conflict ebbed and flowed through the surrounding countryside, leaving a residue of minie
balls, sabers, and other memorabilia which still turn up when fields are plowed. The battle
ended with defeat of the outnumbered Confederates and within three months the death of
the commander of the legendary "Morgan's Raiders" See Boyd’s “History of Mount Sterling,
Kentucky, 1792-1918” or www.mountsterling-ky.com/history.htm.]

In a document dated Jan 30 1899, Page is living in Sentinel Prairie, [Polk Co,] MO
1st wife Mary V[irginia] Harrison
[poss the Mary V. Harrison b. abt 1838 Barren Co, KY to James, son of Robert Harrison]
m. May 16 1857 “Laffat” [perhaps this is “Lafayette” in Mason Co.] TN
she d. Mar 04 1874 Polk Co, MO
2nd wife Martha J. Huckaby
[perhaps b. Mar 15 1856 Green Twp, Polk Co, MO to Thomas, son of Joseph Huckaby]
m. Oct 17 1877 Polk Co, MO [Oct 18 acc to Polk Co marriage book]
she d. Jul 06 1898
He writes: “I am now living with my children.” and “I have 7 children living with me.”
Then lists eight children:
James C. Kinslow b. Sep 28 1861 [m. 1886 Linnie A. Manis]
Arion Kinslow b. Apr 03 1878 [see another birthdate (probably incorrect) below]
Thomas Kinslow b. Jun 18 1881 [also see below] [m. 1903 Daisy E. Brizendine]
Joseph Kinslow b. Feb 01 1884 [also see below] [m. 1911 (or 1904) Allie Mae Dryer]
Celey [Celia] A. Kinslow b. May 06 1887 [1900 Census: May 1888] [m. 1907 Felix Jump]
William H[aiden] Kinslow b. Dec 19 1889 [matches date below] [1900 Census: Dec 1890]
Sarah V. Kinslow b. Nov 03 1893 [also see below] [1900 Census: Apr 1892]
Mary E[liza] Kinslow b. Apr 19 1895 [also see below] [1900 Census: Apr 1895]

In a document dated Oct 13 1913, Page is 75, living in Sentinel, [Polk Co,] MO
According to the family bible: Father was Joseph Kinslow d. 1839
[Joseph m. Agnes (Payne) Huckaby Aug 03 1837 Barren Co, KY]
According to the family bible: Page b. Jul 31 1838 [Barren Co, KY]

In a document dated Apr 06 1915, Page is living at Patters Creek, Barren Co, KY
He states that his 3rd wife’s maiden name is Eliza Segels Francis
[Dau of William Francis & Sarah Huckaby (of Joshua Huckaby & Nellie McGuire)]
Their Apr 26 1901 marriage in Polk Co, MO was “by Joseph Hofson”.
He further states that Eliza had previously married Joseph Clemens Nov 29 1885,
who died Aug 16 1895 in Polk Co, MO and that Clemens “was in Co. K 5th TN in
the Mexican War” [Capt. W.H. Patterson's Co K, 5th Reg TN Vols acc to gg-daughter]
and also “Co. 2(?) [illegible] 10(?) [illegible] Reg. Indiana” [Co. I of the 10th Reg Indiana
Cavalry acc to gg-daughter] [Note: Indiana CW units saw much action in KY and TN]
He also states Eliza m. Mar 06 1897 “W J L(?) [illegible] Luttrell”, who died Aug 27 1899.
He lists eight living children:
Joseph A Kinslow b. Aug 28 1859 Whom he describes as “My first born”
James C. Kinslow b. Sep 28 1861
Arion Kinslow b. Nov 21 1870 [prob Apr 03 1878 above (Page m. 1877 Martha Huckaby)]
Thoms [sic] Kinslow b. Jun 10 1873 [prob Jun 18 1881 above]
Joseph Kinslow b. Feb 04 1875 [Feb 01 1884 (above) or Feb 02 (Polk Co Birth Records)]
Mary E. Kinslow b. Apr 19 1885 [Apr 19 1895 (above) matches Apr 1895 (1900 Census)]
William H. Kinslow b. Dec 19 1889 [matches date above] [1900 Census: May 1888]
Edna F[rancis] Kinslow b. Dec 11 1903 [m. bef Jun 1926 Lewis Ballinger]
He further lists “Those that is dead”:
Celey [Celia] A. Kinslow b. May 14 1879 [May 06 1887 (above) or May 1888 (1900 Census)]
Sarhe [sic] Kinslow b. Nov 09 1892 [Nov 03 1893 (above) or Apr 1892 (1900 Census)]
“3 infants dead” [infant w/ Huckaby 1883] [male infant w/ Huckaby 1886] [3rd unknown]
Jesse V.(?) [illegible-may also be “Otto”] Kinslow b. Jul 05 1906 and “died Nov 25 same year”

In a document dated May 27 1924, Page is “85 5/6”, living in Bolivar, Polk Co, MO
Enrolled Jun 01 1863 at Glasgow, [Barren Co,] KY
Discharged Dec 29 1864 at Louisville, [Jefferson Co,] KY
5 ft 8 in, “Dark, Gray, Dark”, Farmer

In a document dated Jun 21 1926 his daughter “Mrs. Edna Ballinger of Bolivar, MO”,
[husb Lewis Ballinger] states Page C. Kinslow “died April 06 1926 at 12.45. a.m.”


Dale (matthews@cpros.com)


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