Genealogy of the 33rd United States Colored Troops, Surnames M-P


This page is part of the Lowcountry Africana research project Who Lived This History? The 33rd United States Colored Troops.

Here, we present abstracts of records of the Freedmen’s Savings and Trust (now digitized in the free collection Freedmen’s Bank Records, 1865-1874 at FamilySearch.org), then layer on abstracts of military records digitized at Fold3.com from two collections, Civil War Soldiers – Union, Colored Troops 31st to 35th Infantry and Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index. If you find an ancestor here, there are many more records waiting for you on Fold3.com, within the two subscription collections listed above.

 

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Sam Mack, Company F 33rd USCT

Freedmen’s Bank Record:

Acct: 3498 Sam Mack, Company F 33rd USCT

Date of Application: 22 Jan 1870

Where Born: Ladies Island SC

Where Brought Up: Same Place

Residence: Port Royal Island SC

Age: 31

Complexion: Brown

Occupation: Farming

Works For: Himself

Wife: Julia

Children: Mary Jabe (7), Ulyssis G. Mack 1 year

Father: Samuel Mack

Mother: Mary dead

Brothers: Allan, Robert

Sisters: Bella & Teena

Samuel Mack [signature]

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Civil War Service Record:

Samuel Mack, Company F 33rd USCT

Enlisted at Beaufort 22 Apr 1863

Age at Enlistment: 23

Where Born: Ladies Island SC

Occupation: Waiter

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Samuel Mark, Company C 33rd USCT

Freedmen’s Bank Record:

Acct: 2835 Samuel Mark, Company C, 33rd USCT

Where Born: McIntosh Co. GA

Residence: Savannah GA

Complexion: Black

Wife: Molly C. Mark

Father: Peter

Mother: Harriet

Enlisted at Beaufort and Mustered Out at Morris Island SC

Samuel Mark X His Mark

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Civil War Service Record:

Samuel Mark, Company C 33rd USCT

Enlisted at Beaufort SC 19 Dec 1862

Age at Enlistment: 24

Where Born: McIntosh County GA

Occupation: Carpenter

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Ward Markham, Company K 33rd USCT

Freedmen’s Bank Record:

Acct: 123 Ward Markham

Date of Application: 28 Feb 1866

Name of Master: Matthew Dolison

Name of Mistress: Elizabeth

Plantation: 60 Mile Station Bulloch Co.

Height and Complexion: 5 ft 7 1/2 Black

Married? Sarah Brown

Name of Children: Emmett – John

Regiment and Company K 33rd USCT

Place of Birth: Richmond VA

Residence: 60 Mile Station Bulloch Co.

Occupation: Farmer

Father: Ben Free born

Mother: Betsey Stewart

Brothers: Bartley, William

Wife’s Father: Handy Brown

Wife’s Mother: Hetty

Brothers: Frank, George

Sisters: Alice, Mary, Margaret

Ward Markham X His Mark

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Civil War Service Record:

Ward Markham, Company K 33rd USCT

Enlisted at Hilton Head SC 16 Jan 1865

Age at Enlistment: 26

Where Born: Virginia

Occupation: Farmer

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Alex Maxwell Co H 33rd USCT

Freedmen’s Bank Record:

Acct: 86 Alex Maxwell

Date of Application: 28 Feb 1866

Name of Master: Simon A. Frazier

Name of Mistress: Mary

Plantation: Liberty Co.

Height and Complexion: 5 ft 4 1/4 Black

Father or Mother? Jerry & Diana

Regiment and Company: Dischgd frm Co. H 33rd USCT

Place of Birth: Liberty County GA

Occupation: Blacksmith

Brother: Sandy

Sister: Caroline

Arrived Dec 1864

Alex Maxwell X His Mark

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Civil War Service Record:

Alexander Maxwell, Company H 33rd USCT

Enlisted at Hilton Head 12 Jan 1865

Age at Enlistment: 18

Where Born: Liberty County GA

Occupation: Blacksmith

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Wm. H. McGill, Company C 33rd USCT

Freedmen’s Bank Record:

Acct: 2860 Wm. H. McGill, Company C 33rd USCT

Where Born: Georgetown SC

Residence: Beaufort SC

Complexion: Light Brown

Occupation: Farming

Works For: Himself

Wife: Addell

Children: Georgia Victoria & Susan Florence

Father: John D. McGill dead

Mother: Sarah dead

Brother: Jack

Sisters: Isabella but has not seen her for 11 years

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Civil War Service Record:

William H. McGill, Company C 33rd USCT

Enlisted at Beaufort SC 9 Nov 1862

Age at Enlistment: 23

Where Born: Georgetown SC

Occupation: Waiter

Discharged at Folley Island SC 22 Aug 1864 for Disability

Cause of Disability: Injured while carrying planks

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Daniel Middleton, Company F 33rd USCT

Freedmen’s Bank Record:

Acct: 3466 Linda Middleton, Mother of Daniel Middleton, Company F 33rd USCT

Where Born: Wadmalaw Island SC

Where Brought Up: Edisto Island SC

Residence: Port Royal Island SC

Age: Abt 42

Complexion: Black

Occupation: Farming

Works For: Herself

Husband: Adam dead

Children: Adam (19) Gordon (24) Robert (21) Elizabeth (15) Joan (23) Doll (20)
Minda (18) Daniel dead

Father: Prince dead

Mother: Rose dead

Brothers: Columbus dead

Sisters: Daphne

Remarks: Aug 7 1871 Wants what money she has left in case of her death to go to her son Adam

Middleton

Linda Middleton X Her Mark

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Civil War Service Record:

Daniel Middleton, Company F 33rd USCT

Enlisted at Beaufort SC 21 Apr 1863

Age at Enlistment: 20

Where Born: Pocotaligo SC

Occupation: Plowman

Died in Beaufort Hospital 22 Mar 1865

Cause of Death: of Typhoid Pnuemonia

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Gordon Middleton, Company F 33rd USCT

Freedmen’s Bank Record:

Acct: 3004 Gordon Middleton, Company F 33rd USCT

Where Born: Mackay Point SC

Where Brought Up: Same Place

Residence: Port Royal Island

Age: About 28

Complexion: Brown

Occupation: Farming

Works For: Himself

Wife: Grace

Children: Prince

Father: Adam

Mother: Linda

Brothers: Robert, Adam

Sisters: Joan Ford, Doll Polite, Minda Green, Elizabeth

Gordon Middleton X His Mark

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Civil War Service Record:

Gordon Middleton, Company F 33rd USCT

Enlisted at Beaufort SC 8 May 1863

Age at Enlistment: 22

Where Born: Pocotaligo SC

Occupation: Plowman

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Isaac Moody, Company C 33rd USCT

Freedmen’s Bank Record:

Acct: 2837 Isaac Moody, Company C 33rd USCT

Where Born: Glenn Co. GA

Residence: Colleton District SC

Complexion: Brown

Occupation: Farming

Wife: Margaret

Children: By first Wife, Francis, Rachel and Hester

Father: dead

Mother: Patience don’t know if alive or not

Brothers: William and George

Sister: Isabella

Isaac Moody X His Mark

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Civil War Service Record:

Isaac Moody, Company C 33rd USCT

Enlisted at Beaufort SC 19 Dec 1862

Age at Enlistment: 20

Where Born: Glynn County GA

Occupation: Laborer

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Samuel Morse, Company I 33rd USCT

Freedmen’s Bank Record:

Acct: 3497 Samuel Morse, 33rd USCT

Date of Application: Aug 6 1869

Where Born: McIntosh Co. GA

Where Brought Up: Same Place

Residence: Savannah GA

Occupation: Planting & Teaming

Wife: Patience M.

Children: Benjamin

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Civil War Service Record:

Samuel G. Morse, Company I 33rd USCT

Enlisted at Port Royal Island SC 19 Dec [no year listed but present on muster rolls for 1862]

Age at Enlistment: 30

Where Born: McIntosh County GA

Occupation: Coachman

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Andrew Perry, Company A 33rd USCT

Freedmen’s Bank Record:

Acct: 3216 Andrew Perry, Company A 33rd USCT

Date of Application: 5 Dec 1868

Where Born: Ladies Island

Where Brought Up: Same Place

Residence: Laurel Bay Ladies Island

Age: About 22 years

Complexion: Brown

Occupation: Farming

Works For: Himself

Wife: Lizzie

Children: No Children

Father: Moses Perry

Mother: Bess Perry

Brothers: Titus & Moses & January & James Perry

Sisters: Grace Geddes (married), Charlotte Perry

Andrew Perry X His Mark

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Civil War Service Record:

Andrew Perry, Company A 33rd USCT

Enlisted at Beaufort SC 17 May 1863

Age at Enlistment: 18

Where Born: St. Helena SC

Occupation: Laborer

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Albert Phelps, Company K 33rd USCT

Freedmen’s Bank Record:

Acct: 124 Albert Phelps

Date of Application: 28 Feb 1866

Name of Mistress: Mrs. Phelps

Father or Mother? Albert Dennis, Mary Ann Phelps

Regiment and Company: K 33rd USCT

Place of Birth: Putnam Co. GA

Occupation: Waiter

Brothers: George, Manuel Parker

Sisters: Julia Ann, Amy, Rosetta

Remarks: Arrived Nov. 1864

Albert Phelps X His Mark

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Civil War Service Record:

Albert Phelps, Company K 33rd USCT

Enlisted at Hilton Head SC 16 Jan 1865

Age at Enlistment: 22

Where Born: Putnam County GA

Occupation: Farmer

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B W Phoenix, Company K 33rd USCT

Freedmen’s Bank Record:

Acct: B.W. Phoenix, Company K 33rd USCT

Date of Application: 26 Dec 1868

Where Born: Bluffton

Where Brought Up: Same Place

Residence: Beaufort SC

Age: About 29

Complexion: Dark Brown

Occupation: Farming

Works For: Himself

Wife: Georgia

Children: None

Father: Daniel dead

Mother: Jenny dead

Brothers: Edward & Jack & Josiah Phoenix

Sisters: None

Remarks: First name Barkus

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Civil War Service Record:

Barcus Phoenix, Company K 33rd USCT

Enlisted at Beaufort SC 1 NOv 1862

Age at Enlistment: 24

Where Born: Bluffton SC

Occupation: Hostler

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Hector Powell, Company E 33rd USCT

Freedmen’s Bank Record:

Acct: 2822 Hector Powell, Company E 33rd USCT

Where Born: Darien GA

Residence: Horsepond Place on Shell Road

Complexion: Black

Occupation: Farming

Works For: Himself

Wife: Sarah

Children: None

Father: Tom died long ago

Mother: Clarinda dead

Brothers: Isaac & Tom

Sisters: Bina

Hector Powell X His Mark

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Civil War Service Record:

Hector Powell, Company E 33rd USCT

Enlisted at Beaufort SC 1 Nov 1862

Age at Enlistment: 33

Where Born: Glenn County GA

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Frederick Proctor, Company B 33rd USCT

Freedmen’s Bank Record:

Acct: 2838 Frederick Proctor, Company B 33rd USCT

Where Born: Coosahatchie SC

Residence: Edgerly Place Port Royal Isld SC

Complexion: Black

Occupation: Farming

Works For: Himself

Wife: Betsey

Children: Middleton & Susan

Father: Antony dead

Mother: Elsie dead

Brothers: Antony & Brutus both dead

Sisters: Diana McKnight, Margaret Hamilton, Ellen Haynes and Clara Lopez

Frederick Proctor X His Mark

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Civil War Service Record:

Frederick Proctor, Company B 33rd USCT

Enlisted at Beaufort SC 19 Oct 1862

Age at Enlistment: 26

Where Born: Beaufort SC

Occupation: Laborer

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Source Citations:

Freedmen’s Bank Records:

“Freedman’s Bank Records, 1865-1874,” database, FamilySearch.org, from Freedman’s Savings and Trust Company. Registers of signatures of depositors in branches of the Freedman’s Savings and Trust Company, 1865–1874.

 

Civil War Service Records:

“Civil War Soldiers – Union, Colored Troops 31st to 35th Infantry,” database, Fold3.com, from Compiled Military Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served With the United States Colored Troops: Infantry Organizations, 31st through 35th, NARA M1992.

 

Civil War Pension Records:

“Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index,” database, Fold3.com, from Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900, NARA T289.

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