JOHN MOSES WESTBERRY, CSA



(JOSIAH2, MOSES1) was born March 13, 1830 in Liberty Co, Georgia, and died November 20, 1909 in Wayne Co, Georgia. He married MATILDA ARNETT December 22, 1852, daughter of TIMOTHY ARNETT and MARGARET WILSON. She was born July 15, 1837 in Screven Co, Georgia, and died September 03, 1915 in Volusia Co, Florida.
Notes for JOHN MOSES WESTBERRY, CSA, #:
John Moses Westberry enlisted as a private in Company "A", 1st Regiment, 1st Brigade of the Georgia State Troops on Oct. 3, 1861 for six months, and was mustered out in April of 1862. He then enlisted in Company "K", 54th Regiment of the Georgia Infantry on April 18, 1862. He was wounded in the left thigh in a battle at Peachtree Creek near Atlanta on July 20, 1864. He was home and still disabled at the end of the war. In his later years, he was granted a Confederate pension for his service.
Both are Buried at Flint Branch.

1860 Census, Appling Co, Georgia.
John Westberry, 28; Matilda, 22; Timothy, 6; John, 4; Peter; 2.
1870 Census, Appling Co, Georgia.
John Westberry, 38; Matilda, 33; Timothy, 16; Riley, 14; Peter, 12; Winney, 10; Rachel, 8; Margaret, 6; William, 4; Mary, 2.
1880 Census, Wayne Co, Georgia.
J. Westberry, 50; Matilda, 43; Rachel, 17; Margaret, 15; William, 14; Mary Ann, 12; Dicy, 10; Vasti, 8; Oliver, 6; Ezra, 4; Nifosson, 1.
1900 Census, Wayne Co, Georgia.
John Westberry, Mar 1830; Matilda, Jul 1837; Rachael, Apr 1870; Oliver M., Nov 1871; Nifossin, Feb 1880.

Children of JOHN WESTBERRY and MATILDA ARNETT are:
i. TIMOTHY ARNETT WESTBERRY, #, b. May 01, 1854, Wayne Co, Georgia; d. October 15, 1921, Pierce Co, Georgia; m. SUSAN OLIVE JORDAN, October 15, 1874; b. June 1860, Ware Co, Georgia; d. October 17, 1929, Blackshear, Georgia.
ii. JOHN RILEY WESTBERRY, b. March 30, 1856, Wayne Co, Georgia; d. July 07, 1936, Pierce Co, Georgia; m. THEODOCIA ERNEST HARPER, August 23, 1878, Wayne Co, Georgia; b. April 21, 1860, Georgia; d. June 29, 1925, Pierce Co, Georgia.
iii. PETER WESTBERRY, b. May 01, 1857, Wayne Co, Georgia; d. August 22, 1927, Volusia Co, Florida; m. LULA A. PARKER, February 06, 1881, Jesup, Georgia; b. February 06, 1860, Georgia; d. November 24, 1947, Savannah, Georgia.
iv. RACHEL WESTBERRY, b. April 12, 1862, Georgia; d. January 24, 1940, Georgia.
v. WINNIE ELIZABETH WESTBERRY, b. June 04, 1864 in Wayne Co, Georgia, and died January 18, 1930 in Georgia. She married (1) JOHN D. OXNER, CSA June 30, 1880 in Wayne Co, Georgia. He was born 1842 in South Carolina, and died January 23, 1887 in Wayne Co, Georgia. She married (2) W. C. CHANDLER December 16, 1912 in Coffee Co, Georgia. He died July 1915 in Lowndes Co, Georgia.

vi. MARGARET WESTBERRY, b. May 13, 1865, Wayne Co, Georgia; d. March 10, 1931, Pierce Co, Georgia; m. (1) WILLIAM JOHN SALLINS, June 11, 1893, Wayne Co, Georgia; b. November 15, 1843; d. July 18, 1911; m. (2) W. D. MIDDLETON.
vii. WILLIAM RANDALL WESTBERRY, b. February 15, 1867, Wayne Co, Georgia; d. October 31, 1929, Wayne Co, Georgia; m. LULA MORGAN, July 07, 1895, Wayne Co, Georgia; b. April 12, 1875, Georgia; d. October 06, 1921, Wayne Co, Georgia.
viii. MARY ARTHUR WESTBERRY, b. April 09, 1869, Wayne Co, Georgia; d. July 13, 1936, Georgia; m. WESTBERRY THORNTON, December 23, 1899, Wayne Co, Georgia; b. May 02, 1872, Jesup, Georgia; d. October 18, 1930.
ix. DICY WESTBERRY, b. March 21, 1871, Wayne Co, Georgia; d. March 06, 1944; m. GEORGE THORNTON, January 20, 1899, Wayne Co, Georgia; b. February 06, 1878; d. February 14, 1962.
x. VASHTI AMANDA WESTBERRY, b. March 10, 1873, Wayne Co, Georgia; d. July 01, 1956, Georgia; m. (1) NORWOOD HIGHSMITH, May 27, 1896, Wayne Co, Georgia; b. 1874; m. (2) JAMES ARMSTRONG, July 28, 1901, Wayne Co, Georgia; b. December 24, 1861; d. September 18, 1949.
xi. OLIVER MASSEY WESTBERRY, b. November 26, 1874, Wayne Co, Georgia; d. January 24, 1968, Volusia Co, Florida; m. MAE SAXON, February 17, 1901, Wayne Co, Georgia; b. February 17, 1885, Wayne Co, Georgia; d. August 12, 1956, Wayne Co, Georgia.
xii. EZRA ALDEN WESTBERRY, b. January 11, 1877, Wayne Co, Georgia; d. May 06, 1954, Florida; m. LILLIAN O'BERRY; b. October 13, 1882, Georgia; d. October 23, 1962, Georgia.
xiii. WASHINGTON KNYFAUSEN WESTBERRY, b. February 09, 1879, Georgia; d. January 05, 1947, Volusia Co, Florida; m. LUCY WESTBERRY; b. June 23, 1893, Wayne Co, Georgia; d. January 1967.


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