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Napoleon Burrow Pinkston (1846-1933)
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Born: 16 Dec 1846 Tennessee.
Married: Matilda Killbreath (1847-1937) the daughter of George W. Killbreath (1823-1864) and Martha A. Short (1823-823-) on 4 Jan 1870 in Carroll County Tennessee. 2
Died: 11 Jan 1933 Benton County Tennessee. 1
Buried: Pleasant Hill Cemetery Benton County Tennessee.
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James Pinkston
Abt 1765-1845
John Pinkston
Feb 1817-20 Dec 1900
Married: 21 Dec 1812
Lydia Yates
Abt 1785-Abt 1858
Napoleon Burrow Pinkston
16 Dec 1846-11 Jan 1933
Married: 21 Feb 1841
Civil War - Union
Pheby Ross
1815-Bet 1880 and 1900

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       Matilda Killbreath

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7th Tennessee Cavalry USA.

PINKSTON, NAPOLEON B(URROUGHS), Co C, pvt, enlisted in Columbus, KY on 8/4/64 at age 19. He lived near the Carroll and Benton Co lines. Pinkston deserted by November, 1864 and married Matilda Kilbreath, daughter of George W Killbreath of Co C, in 1870. In the 1890 census he lived near the Divider, TN Post Office and had an account at the Holladay Store in Holladay, TN. Pinkston died in January 1933 and is buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Benton Co, TN. He was the son of John and Phoebe Ross Pinkston.3 4


  1. Death Certificate, Napoleon B. Pinkston
  2. Ancestry.com. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
  3. Napoleon B. Pinkston Civil War Service Record
  4. THE 7TH TENNESSEE CAVALRY USA (Originally 2nd WestTennessee Volunteer Cavalry) Peggy Scott Holley

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