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John Derryberry, Lt. Col.
Buried in Chewalla, McNairy Co., Tennessee in Indian Creek Cemetery
John Derryberry, Lt. Col. in the Militia
Born Aug. 9, 1790
Died Nov. 20, 1863
 "Tradition says that one of his sons fought for the Union in the Civil War and 2 sons for the Confederacy.  The Union brother is said to have confiscated his widowed sister's only plow horse during the war.  He served in McNairy Co., TN as a Lt. Col. in the Militia."

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