Private David W. Payne Camp #1633

A "Sons of Confederate Veterans" Camp at Blairsville, Georgia

Private David W. Payne Camp #1633, P.O.B. 2212, Blairsville, Union County, Ga. 30514 Contact us!
The Children of Moses and Elizabeth Walker Payne

Jonathan,
the eldest
Living in Alabama, he joined the Confederate Home Guard. In Alabama, he lost his wife and two children to Typhoid. After The War, he moved to Louisiana. Remarried in La., they had 13 children. He was ordained as a minister there.
Rhoda
Rhoda married William Wilson and moved to Fannin County, Georgia. Their descendants still live there.
JOHN
Before The War, he married Louisa Frady. He enlisted in Smith's Legion, later the 6th Ga. Vol. Inf. Regt. He served as a blacksmith. John was sent home to Union County on sick furlough in 1864. He was surrendered in 1865. John helped found Pleasant Hill Church. He is buried there.
Nathaniel
Living in Alabama, he married Sarah Smitheton. Later, he enlisted in the Bibb County Rifles which became the 29th Al. Vol. Inf. Regt. He died of disease in Florida. Nathaniel is buried there.
William
William H. was a farmer in the Young Cane District and married Jane Walker. His descendants still live in the Young Cane District. He served in the 52nd Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regt., Confederate Army. A descendent later won a Silver Star in World War I.
David
Camp #1633, Sons of Confederate Veterans is named for Pvt. David W. Payne. He enlisted in the 23rd Ga. Vol. Inf. Regt., Co. K, Young Cane Volunteers in 1861. Wounded three times, he served bravely to the end. Returning to Union County, he married Martha Walker. He helped found Pleasant Hill Church. He is buried there next to his brother, John
Elizabeth
Elizabeth was born in 1846. No further information is known after the 1850 census.
Moses, Jr.
Born in 1849, he was too young for The War. He married Martha Swafford and moved to Fannin County.
James, the youngest
Born in 1851, he married Martha Kendall. Later, they moved to Athens, Georgia


Nathaniel Payne in pre-war Mlilitia uniform