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James Henry Womack


Descendants of James Henry Womack

 James Henry Womack  was born February 09, 1840 in Sugar Creek, Sagamon Co.,Illinois, and died May 21, 1926 in Platteville, Grant Co., Wisconsin. He married Harriet Mariah Gregory May 30, 1863 in Platteville, Grant Co., Wisconsin. She was born December 15, 1845 in Platteville, Wisconsin, and died August 29, 1930.  (James and Harriet in picture above)


James Henry Womack  served in the Civil War. Went in as a substitution for John McLnane. Co. "A" 12th Regiment. Wisconsin Infantry, priv. Enlisted at Mineral Point, Wisconsin, October 13, 1864 went to Madison, Wisconsin, October 25, 1864. Occupation, miner, 24 years old. Height 5'6 1/2" hazel eyes, dark complexion, brown hair. Marched through Georgia. Muster out July 16, 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Received a military pension from the Government. Information received from the National Archives Records, Washington, D.C.

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Children of James Womack and Harriet Gregory are:

2 i. Emma Jean Womack, born April 20, 1864; died June 09, 1877.

3 ii. Lucinda Lavina Womack, born April 26, 1866; died March 20, 1868.

4 iii. Henry LeRoy Womack, born February 08, 1868; died August 28, 1868.  Some old notes list him as Harry Leroy.

5 iv. John William Womack, born February 13, 1870 in Grant Co., WI. He married Ina Florence Kennedy July 07, 1894; born April 01, 1872; died December 08, 1942.  (In  picture above)

6 v. Edward Ryan Womack, born January 09, 1872.

7 vi. Charles Henry Womack, born December 18, 1878 in Platteville, Grant Co., WI; died June 14, 1955 in Grant Co., WI. He married Mary Catherine Byrnes June 19, 1901 in Platteville, WI; born July 09, 1882; died November 17, 1948 in Grant Co., WI.  (In picture above)

8 vii. Martha E. Womack, born January 19, 1881 in Platteville, Grant Co., Wisconsin. She married James Beavers.  (In picture above)