Henry Arthur Herrell – Captain, Confederate States of America Army

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At the time of the 1880 United States Census he resided at Gainesborough, Frederick County, Virginia. Residing with him were his wife, Sarah A. Herrell, age 35 and born in Virginia; their daughter, Bertha B. Herrell, age 12 and born in Virginia; their son, Hollis L. Herrell, age 10 and born in Virginia; the son, Laurance L. Herrell, age 8, and born in Virginia; and their son, Ernest E. Herrell, age 6 and born in Virginia.  His occupation was listed as  retail grocer.


From the “Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley, 1730 – 1830”, Wilmer L. Kerns, Gateway Press, Inc., 1995, page 501:

“Sarah M. Dunlap was born in 1839 and died in 1930. She married Captain Henry Arthur Herrell, son of George W. and Emzy Ann Harrell, on May 2, 1867. Henry was born in Loudoun County, Virginia, in 1841. His obituary stated that he was a Confederate veteran, who laid down his gun at Appomattox, then walked home. They first lived near Cross Junction, Frederick County, Virginia, here he established a prosperous brick-manufacturing firm. Both were buried in the Arlington National Cemetery.”


Henry Arthur Herrell was born on 18 March 1842 at Loudon, Virginia.  He married Sarah M. Dunlap on 2 May 1867 at Frederick, Virginia.  He died on 22 July 1913.

HERRELL, HENRY A
CPT D 33 VA INF CSA

  • DATE OF DEATH: 07/22/1913
  • BURIED AT: SECTION CONF  SITE 221-A

HERRELL, SARAH M W/O HENRY A

  • DATE OF DEATH: 07/22/1913
  • BURIED AT: SECTION CONFE  SITE 221A
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF HA HERRELL, CAPT D 33RD VA INF

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