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McCracken Military Service

Honoring those who have served the country in the McCracken, Ellis, Jury, Peelle, and affiliated families. Included are members of the family and their spouses.

 

To use this page:

 

1) Select the conflict. People will be listed under the earliest conflict in which they served.

2) Select Direct ancestors, siblings & first cousins of direct ancestors (includes spouses of siblings and first cousins), or more distant relatives.

 

Note: Service men and women currently serving are purposely omitted for security and safety reasons.

Revolutionary

War

War of

1812

Indian

Wars

Civil

War

Spanish

American

War

World

War I

World

War II

Korea

Vietnam

War

Other Conflict

or

Peace Time

  • DIRECT ANCESTORS

    Bassett, William Sr.

        Service Dates: 1776 - 1779

        Wounded at Baylor’s Massacre at Old Tappan, New Jersey

        Captured & escaped

     

    English, Charles

         Private  in Capt. Logan's unit

         Virginia

     

    Peele, Robert

        Robert is recognized by DAR and SAR as a patriot for giving financial aid to the Revolutionary War.  This is

        quite unusual as he was also a strong Quaker.  Quakers generally did not support any war and those that

        joined were often disowned by the local meeting.

     

  • SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

    Richardson, Jesse

       Spouse of Martha English, sister of Lucy English

     

    McQuiddy, James

       Clark's Illinois Regiment

         Infantry

         1782

     

    McQuiddy, John Sr.

         Capt. John Craig's Company

         1776, 2 months

         1777 - 1778, 2 months

          August 10, 1779 - June 4, 1780

     

          Capt. Thomas Bartlett's Company

          1777-1778, 4 months

     

          Capt. John Chew 's Company

          1780, 2 months (Major Quarles)

          1781, 2 months  (Col. Matthews)

     

          Capt. John White's Company

          Mar 1781 - May 1781

     

    McQuiddy, Thomas

       Capt. Ben Roberts

         Illinois Regiment

     

         Clark's Illinois Regiment

     

    McQuiddy, William

        Infantry

     

     

     

     

     

  • MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

 

  • DIRECT ANCESTORS

    Nicholson, George William

        Kentucky Militia

        Cpt. Paschal Hickman’s Company

     

  • SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

    Bassett, Thomas A.

     

     

     

  • MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

  • DIRECT ANCESTORS

    No ancestors in this line are known to have fought in the Indian Wars.

     

  • SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

    No siblings or first cousins in this line are known to have fought in the Indian Wars.

     

     

     

  • MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

  • DIRECT ANCESTORS

    McCracken, Lemuel Lawrence

     

    Registered for the draft and received a call to serve in the Union Army.  No information has been found that shows if he actually served.

  • SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

    Doolittle, Ormas R.

       Company G, 13 Indiana Calvary

        Union

        Mar 9, 1864 - Nov 18, 1865

        Private

     

    Ellis, Notley David

        7th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry

        Dates Served: 1862 - Oct 27, 1864

        Died at Memphis, TN

     

    Kirkpatrick, John

        Union

        1860-1865

        Slipped away from British Navy to join the U.S. Army before start of Civil War

        Twice wounded during the war

     

    Johnson, Eleazer

       Service details unknown

     

    Long, Abram L (Abraham Lewis)

         Union

         39th Regiment, Iowa Infantry

         Company D

         Nov 20, 1862 - Jun 5, 1865

         Private

         POW

     

    Matteer, Francis M.

        Seventh Missouri Calvary Company D

        Private

        Oct. 3, 1861 - Sept 19, 1862

     

    Matteer, William

        Seventh Missouri Calvary Company D

        Oct 3, 1861  - Aug 1. 1863.

        Killed in action, Independence, Mo.

     

    Peelle, Stanton Judkins

        8th Indiana Volunteers Company G

        57th Indiana Infantry Company K

        2nd Lt.

     

  • MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

DIRECT ANCESTORS

No ancestors in this line are known to have fought in the Spanish American War.

 

SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

 Farmer, Charley O.

    5th Calvary, Troop L

    Dates Served: May 26, 1898 - April 13, 1899

    Highest Rank: Private

    A letter from the War Department claims he was released from the military at the end of his service time,

    but he was never heard from after he left the military.

 

 

 

MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

DIRECT ANCESTORS

No ancestors in this line are known to have fought in World War I.

 

SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

McCracken, Ernest Franklin

    U.S. Army

 

 

 

MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

Lame, Arthur E.

   Pvt. 33 CO

   159 Depot Brigade

 

DIRECT ANCESTORS

McCracken, Lemuel Lawrence

 

Registered for the draft and received a call to serve in the Union Army.  No information has been found that shows if he actually served.

SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

Davis, Donald Lee

    U.S. Army

    Service Dates: 1945 - 1946

    Served in Germany, France

    Spouse of Kay McCracken

 

Ellis, David H

    U.S. Army

    Dates Served: April 14, 1945 -

 

Ellis, Frank Eugene

    U.S. Army

    Dates Served: Sep 1, 1942 -

    Purple Heart

 

Ellis, Ona George

    U.S. Army

    Dates Served: Aug 24, 1944 -

 

Ellis, Ora Ray

    U.S. Navy

    Dates Served: 1942 - 1945, 1947

 

    U.S. Air Force

    Dates Served: 1947 - 1963

 

Fisher, Weldon Edward

    U.S. Army

    Service Dates: May 19,194  - 1945

    Served in Australia, New Guinea

    Spouse of Ester McCracken

 

McCracken, Carl Andrew

    U.S. Navy MM3

    U.S. Army

    Military Police

    Private

 

McCracken, Dewey Cortis “Doc”

    U.S. Army

    Served: Aug 4, 1942 - Apr 3, 1943

    983rd Artillery Battalion

    Radio Operator

    Served in California

 

McCracken, Dewey Stanton

    U.S. Army Airforce

    WWII

    Mechanic for airplanes primarily at

    a training facility at

    Greensville, South Carolina

    Served: Oct. 21, 1942 - 1946

 

McCracken, Glen Rosewell

    U.S. Army

    Sep 1, 1942 -

    Served in North Africa, Italy

    Also served in Korean War

 

McCracken, Paul Lee

    U.S. Navy

 

McCracken, Ray Eugene

    U.S. Navy

    May 16, 1944-

 

McCracken, Rex H.

    U.S. Coast Guard

    Served in New Jersey, Puerto Rico

 

McCracken, William Howard

    U.S. Army

    88th Division, 350th Regiment, Company C

    Served Oct 16, 1943 - April 17, 1945

    MIA, Monterumici Hill, Italy

    Bronze Star

    Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster

                                              Read more . . .

 

Niemeir - Glen Wayne

U.S. Army

Service Dates: 1942 - 1945

Medic

Served in North Africa, Italy, France, Germany

5 Bronze Stars

Spouse of Ruby McCracken

 

Peterson, Harold

    U.S. Coast Guard

    U.S. Navy

 

Plummer, Paul Eugene

    U.S. Army

    Served: Feb 14, 1942 -

 

Plummer, Robert, Glen

    U.S. Army

    Served: Sept 23, 1941 -

 

Ross, Everett Raymond

    U.S. Army?

    WWII

    Service Dates: 1942 - 1945

    Served in Pacific

    Spouse of O'Ella McCracken

 

Thomas, Leonard W. (Leland)

    U.S. Navy

   5-22-42 - 10-21-45

 

Zielsdorf, Richard

    U.S. Army

    Spouse of Jesse Johnson

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weldon Fisher

Dewey McCracken

 

Rex McCracken

Harold Peterson

 

"Doc" McCracken

Glen McCracken

William (Howard) McCracken

MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

Houdashelt, Charles Asberry

    ADRC

    US Navy

    WWII, Korea

    Apr 4, 1944 -  Apr 10, 1957

 

Houdashelt, Earl

    US Navy

    Nov 13, 1935 -  Dec 5, 1946

 

Wilkie, Edward H.

    U.S. Army

    Captain

 

Wilkie, John

    U.S. Army

    Captain

 

 

DIRECT ANCESTORS

No ancestors in this line are known to have fought in Korea.

 

SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

 McCracken - Kenneth Donald

    U.S. Army

    Korea

    Signal Corps

    Radio operator

    Service Dates: 1952 - 1954

 

 

 

MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

Swanson - Wayne Leroy

    U.S. Airforce

    Korea, Vietnam

    MSGT

    January 25, 1951 -

 

DIRECT ANCESTORS

No ancestors in this line are known to have fought in Vietnam.

 

SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

Fisher, Steven

    U.S. Air Force

    Service Dates: 1966 - 1969

    Served in Guam, Thailand

 

 Niemeir, Gilbert Wayne

    U.S. Air Force

    Service Dates: 1969 - 1989

    Served in England, Italy, Thailand, Germany

 

Ross, Joseph Mark

    U.S. Navy

    Served 1965 - 1971

    Served in Virginia, Scotland

 

 

MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

 Houdashelt, Francis Gerald

    U.S. Marine Corp.

    Sgt

    Company A, 1st Platoon

    3rd Recon Battalion

    3rd Marine Division

    KIA

 

 Moore, Jimmie

     U.S.Navy

     11 years

      3 years in Vietnam

      Retired due to injuries received Feb 1974

 

  • DIRECT ANCESTORS

    None.

     

  • SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

     

     

    Davis, Dallas Lee

        Kansas National Guard

     

    Houdashelt, Charles Lee

         Army

         1908 -1911

     

    McCracken, Karla Lucille

        Kansas National Guard

     

    McCracken, Lester

        U.S. Navy

     

     

     

     

  • MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

    Anderson, Jill

        U.S. Navy

        6 years

     

    Carl Kitchens Jr.

       USAF

    Nov 1986 - Dec 1989

    314 Services Squadron

    Little Rock AFB

     

    Dan Niemeir

       U.S. Army

       3rd Battalion 187th Infantry

       101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division, Fort Campbell, KY

       1st Battalion, 6th Infantry (Mechanized), 1st Armored Division, Germany

       Oct. 1 1986 - Feb 13, 1989

     

     Roufs, Aaron

         U.S. Air Force

    Jill Anderson

    Aaron Roufs

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