Civil War Veterans Buried In Washington State - Isaac Presson

Isaac Newton Presson

Representing: Confederate

Isaac Presson
Soldier History

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Isaac Newton Presson

8 Nov 1837
Camden, Benton County, Tennessee, USA
12 Feb 1939 (aged 101)
King County, Washington, USA
Mabton, Yakima County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID
101y 3m 6d

Father: Allen Columbus Presson
b: 29 NOV 1806 in North Carolina

Mother: Sarah Angeline Martin
b: 21 SEP 1809 in Tennessee

Marriage #1: Martha Caroline Cole
b: 10 SEP 1848 in Benton Co.., TN

Marriage #2: Lucinda V. Johnson
b: JUN 1851 in Tennessee
Served as 2nd Lieutenant with Company A, 55th (Brown's) Tennessee Infantry Regiment, CSA. He was captured four times and escaped or was paroled three times. --

--Seattle TImes, February 13, 1939


Isaac Newton Presson, 101 years old, who served witht the Confederate Army at the battle of Vicksburg in the Civil War, died this forenoon at the Masonic Home at Zenith, near Des Moines. Mr. Presson had resided at the home the past several years..

Mr. Presson was born at Camden, Tenn., in 1837. He was a lieutenant with the Confederate Army. Captured by Union soldiers at Vicksburg, he spent more than a year in military prisons at Memphis, Tenn., and at Johnson's Island, Va.

After the war Mr. Presson settled in Missouri and taught in schools there many years. Later he turned a hobby, horticulture, into a business and followed this line of work until coming to Washngton in 1910, when he settled at Mabton, Yakima County.

Mr. Presson joined the Masons in Mississippi in 1864 and the time of his death was the second oldest living Mason in point of service. He was a member of Mabton Lodge No. 166, F. & A. M.

Surviving are a son, A. C. Presson, and a daughter, Mrs. Effie Low, both residing near Mabton.

1880 United States Federal Census
Washington, Ripley Co., Missouri

Household Members:
Isaac N. Presson 42 (-Head) TN -Farmer
Virginia L. Presson 28 -Wife TN
Elella E. Presson 11 -Dau TN
Allen W. Presson 8 -Son TN
Effie L. Presson 2 -Dau TN
Benj. F. Presson 8 mo -Son TN

Buried at Mabton Cemetery

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