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28. Joseph Marion SANDY was born about 1840 in TN. He served in the military in 1861 from Lawrence Co., TN, 23rd Tennessee Infantry, Company C.197

32nd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry

32nd Infantry Regiment was organized at Camp Trousdale, Sumner County, Tennessee, in October, 1861, and during November reported 850 men present. Men of this unit were raised in Lincoln, Marshall, Giles, Lawrence, Williamson, and Franklin counties. It moved to Fort Donelson where it had 3 killed, 36 wounded, and 528 captured in February, 1862. After being exchanged, it was assigned to J.C. Brown's, Brown's and Reynolds' Consolidated, and Palmer's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. The 32nd took an active part in the difficult campaigns of the army from Chickamauga to Atlanta, returned to Tennessee with Hood, and was active in North Carolina. During the Battle of Murfreesboro it was on detached duty at Wartrace guarding railroad bridges. The regiment lost forty-six percent of the 361 engaged at Chickamauga, totalled 321 men and 242 arms in December, 1863, and mustered only 12 effectives on December 21, 1864. It was included in the surrender on April 26, 1865. The field officers were Colonels Edmund C. Cook and John P. McGuire, Lieutenant Colonels W.P. Moore and William P. O'Neal, and Majors William W.J. Broawnlow and Caloway G. Tucker.

He appeared in the census in 1870 in Lawrence Co., TN.198 (Farmer with wife and 3 sons; James A., B.F., and Robt.) He lived Wetumpka, Elmore Co., AL in on census in 1880. He died after 1880 in Lawrence Co., TN. Marriage Certificate, 1860, 1870, 1880 census Lawrence Co., TN., 1850
Limestone Co. Ala. Pvt. C Co. 32 Inf. in Civil War. Nearly all of the
information on this family was provided by Mary LeBlanc, 237 W. Rader
St., Ridgecrest, CA 93555, in March of 1997.

1870 Census Law Co TN [Carter, pg. 33] hh # 59/61
SANDY, J. M. 30 m. w farmer __/130 TN
", Nancy L. 25 f w GA
", James A. 6 m w TN
", B. F. 2 m w TN
", Robert L. 9/12 m w (March) TN

1880 Census Law Co TN. [Carter pg. 275] Civil District No. 2. hh #
SANDY, Lucinda w f 35 GA TN TN
", John J. w m 17 son TN TN TN [birthplace of mother of all 3
", Thomas F. w m 13 son TN TN TN
", Robert L. w m 10 son TN TN TN [Robert Lee??]

Which is correct name for eldest child??? James A., or John J.???
Joseph Marion SANDY used his middle name of Marion, probably to keep
down confusion between he and his father. Joseph Marion SANDY and Nancy Lucinda JONES were married on 6 Aug 1861 in Lawrence Co., TN.199,200 Married by L Jenkins, M.G.

29. Nancy Lucinda JONES was born in Oct 1844 in GA. She lived District 2 in Lawrence Co., TN in 1880.131

Lucinda SANDY Self M Female W 35 GA Keeping House TN TN
John J. SANDY Son S Male W 17 TN TN TN
Thomas F. SANDY Son S Male W 13 TN TN TN
Robt. L. SANDY Son S Male W 10 TN TN TN
Source Information: Census Place District 2, Lawrence, Tennessee
Family History Library Film 1255267 Page Number 316B

She died about 1901 in Sheffield, Colbert Co., AL. She was buried in Sheffield, Colbert Co., AL. Marriage Certificate, 1860, 1870, 1880 census Lawrence Co., TN. 1850
Limestone Co., Ala. Children were:


John Joseph or James A. SANDY was born about 1864 in TN. He died in ?. (Killed in shooting before son was born. The story is a group was drunk and coming home on horseback and it was an accident.) Accidentally shot as a young man according to family story.



Thomas Bedford-Forest SANDERS.


Robert Eldridge-Lee SANDY was born in Mar 1870 in Lawrence Co., TN. He appeared in the census in 1900 in St. Louis, St. Louis Co., MO.42 (Plasterer at 3803 Clarence Ave. with Valera, Nila & Haskell) In 1900 he was a Plasterer in St. Louis, St. Louis Co., MO.42 He appeared in the census in 1910 in Seattle, King Co., WA.45 He appeared in the census in 1930 in Santa Maria, Santa Barbara Co., CA.201 He died on 25 Jan 1933 in Santa Maria, Santa Barbara Co., CA.202 (at residence on East Tunnell Street) He had an obituary in Santa Maria, Santa Barbara Co., CA.202

Robert Eldridge Lee Sandy, 61, passed away at 7 o'clock last night, January 25, 1933, at his residence on East Tunnell Street.
He is survived by his widow, one son, Haskell Sandy of Deming, New Mexico, and one daughter, Ruth Saney of San Diego. He also leaves a brother, Thomas Forrest Sandy of Glendale.
Funeral services will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal church Saturday afternoon, January 28, 1933, at 2 o'clock. The funeral cortage will leave the Dudley Mortuary at 1:15 o'clock.
(two lines unreadable) Saulsbury, Harry Krelle and Harry Parnell. He was buried on 28 Jan 1933 in Santa Maria, Santa Barbara Co, Calif..202 (Santa Maria Cemetery, Dudley Mortuary) He appeared in the census. Buried in Santa Maria Cemetery.


Janie SANDY was born on 26 Dec 1882. She died on 25 May 1900 in Paducah, McCracken Co., KY. She was buried in Paducah, McCracken Co., KY. Reported to have died at 16 to 18 years old of Pneumonia. Said to be
difficult child.