Ambrose Lafayett Precise[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17]

Male 1842 - 1915


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  • Name  Ambrose Lafayett Precise 
    Born  6 Apr 1842  Maynard's Cove, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  2 Nov 1915  Tupelo, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Shelton Cemetery, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (Research):
      - Some initial info from Betty Precise's typescript on "Precise Family History" (undated).

      - Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 about A L Precise
      Name: A L Precise
      Spouse: C M A J Sisk
      Marriage Date: 15 Jun 1865
      County: Jackson State: Alabama
      Performed By Title: Minister of the Gospel
      Performed by Name: Wm Bellamy
      Source information: Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research

      - Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 about Ambrose L Precies
      Name: Ambrose L Precies
      Spouse: Phebe J Sanders
      Marriage Date: 17 May 1868
      County: Jackson State: Alabama
      Performed By Title: Justice of the Peace
      Performed by Name: Noah Shelton
      Source information: Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research

      - Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 about A L Precise
      Name: A L Precise
      Spouse: Mrs Cyntha Ann Cobb
      Marriage Date: 7 Apr 1898
      County: Jackson State: Alabama
      Performed By Title: Minister of the Gospel
      Performed by Name: J W Shoemaker
      Source information: Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research

      - Middle initial "L" from Jackson County Marriages 1851-1871.

      - U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 about Ambrose L. Precise
      Name: Ambrose L. Precise
      Side: Confederate
      Regiment State/Origin: Tennesee
      Regiment Name: 34 Tennessee Infantry. (4 Confederate Reg't Tenn. Inf.)
      Regiment Name Expanded: 34th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (4th Confederate Infantry)
      COMPANY: D
      Rank In: Private
      Rank In Expanded: Private
      Rank Out: Corporal
      Rank Out Expanded: Corporal
      Film Number: M231 roll 35

      - U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about Ambrose L Precise
      Name: Ambrose L Precise
      Rank at enlistment: Corporal
      State Served: Tennessee
      Survived the War?: Yes
      Service Record: Enlisted in Company D, Tennessee 4th Infantry Regiment.
      Sources: Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records
      Various Cemetery listings on the internet

      - American Civil War Soldiers about Ambrose Precise
      Name: Ambrose Precise
      Side Served: Confederacy
      State Served: Tennessee
      Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal.
      Enlisted in Company D, 4th Infantry Regiment Tennessee.
      Sources: 425

      - Alabama Dept of Archives & History (ADAH)
      Alabama Civil War Service Database
      Last Name: Precise
      First Name: Ambrose MI: Lafayett
      Date of Birth: 1842/04/06
      Marital Status:
      Birth Information: USA, Jackson County (Maynards Cove)
      Occupation:
      Date of Death:
      Death Information:
      Enlistment Date: 1861/08/14
      Enlistment Information: Tennessee, Knoxville, Private
      Discharge Date:
      Discharge Information:
      Branch: Infantry
      Regimental Unit: 4th Confederate Regiment
      Company Unit: I
      Co. Unit Name:
      Engagements: Served until captured and paroled, 1864/04/00 At Alabama, Larkonsville.Reenlisted, 1864/05/00 at Alabama, Langston, served until 1865/02/00. 4th Alabama Cavalry, Colonel Russels Regiment, Captain Smith Company.
      Engage. con't:
      Pension Rec:
      Authority: Census Tax assessor, 1907 and 1908. Jackson County.
      Remarks: Address 1907: Alabama, Scottaboro.
      Remarks con't:
      {MSK: but see below...}

      - Alabama Dept of Archives & History (ADAH)
      Alabama Civil War Service Database
      Last Name: Precise
      First Name: A. MI: L
      Date of Birth:
      Birth Information:
      Marital Status:
      Occupation:
      Date of Death:
      Death Information:
      Enlistment Date: 1861/04/12
      Enlistment Information: Tennessee, Knoxville, Private.
      Engagements:
      Engage. con't:
      Discharge Date: 1865/00/00
      Discharge Information:
      Branch:
      Regimental Unit: 4th Tennessee Regiment
      Company Unit: D
      Co. Unit Name:
      Pension Rec:
      Authority: Alabama Pension No. 13855, Jackson County. Pensioner: A. L. Precise.
      Remarks: Witnesses: J. P. McLendon, J. M. Hefferton.
      Remarks con't:

      - Alabama Dept of Archives & History (ADAH)
      Alabama Civil War Service Database
      Last Name: Precise
      First Name: A. MI: L.
      Date of Birth:
      Birth Information:
      Marital Status:
      Occupation:
      Date of Death:
      Death Information:
      Enlistment Date:
      Enlistment Information:
      Engagements:
      Engage. con't: (Remarks): Letter to Mr. H. Y. Brooke, EPA, State of Ala.: The Confederate records show that one A. L. Precise (surname not borne as Preise), private, Co. D, 34th (also known as 4th) Tenn. Inf., CSA, enlisted 1861/08/05, at Knoxville, Tenn. On the
      Remarks: company muster roll dated 1863/08/31, last roll on which his name appears, he was reported to have deserted 1863/07/04. The Union POW records show that the soldier was captured 1863/08/22, at Larkinsville, Ala., with remarks, "Requested to be left to go
      Remarks con't: home." No later record of him has been found.
      Discharge Date:
      Discharge Information:
      Branch: Infantry
      Regimental Unit: 34th (also known as 4th) Tennessee
      Company Unit: D
      Co. Unit Name:
      Pension Rec:
      Authority: Letter: War Dept., 1914/05/29, #2169337, signed Geo Andrews, Adj. General

      - 1850 Census shows Ambrose as age 10, implying a birth date more like 1840. 1860 Census still part of William & Delilah household.

      - 1870 Jackson Co Ala Census Subdiv 3 entire hh bAla
      Precise, Ambrose, 28, M, W ~1842
      _____, Pheba J., 24 F, W ~1846
      _____, Sarah J., 17, F, W ~1853 {shown as niece in 1880 Census}
      _____, Delilah, 4, F, W ~1866
      _____, Joseph, 1, M, W ~1869

      - 1880 Jackson Co Ala Census, Dist. 111, p. 4-5
      Precise, Ambrose, WM 37 -- "farmer" Ala/Vir/Ala ~1843
      ___, Pheba J, WF 33 wife "keeping house" Ala/NCar/NCar ~1847
      ___, Delila F, WF 14 dau Ala/Ala/Ala ~1866
      ___, Joseph D, WM 11 son Ala/Ala/Ala ~1869
      ___, John W, WM 8 son Ala/Ala/Ala ~1872
      ___, Sarah A, WF 1 dau Ala/Ala/Ala ~1879
      ___, Sarah J, WF 27 niece Ala/Ala/Ala ~1853

      - 1900 Jackson Co Ala Census Tupelo Dist 31 {Entire hh bAla}
      Precise, Ambrose, head, W, M, Apr 1842, married twice{?}
      _____, Cinthia A., wife, W, F, Oct 1848, married twice, 1 child 0 living
      _____, Joseph D., son, W, M, Feb 1869, widowed
      _____, John W., son, W, M, Dec 1872
      _____, Robert T., son, W, M, Dec 1875
      _____, Sarah A., dau, W, F, Feb 1879
      _____, James R., son, W, M, Jan 1886
      _____, Sarah J., niece, W, F, Oct 1852
      Kirby, Jane, step-niece, W, F, Aug 1897
      {Assume "Jane Kirby" is Virginia Jane Kirby, niece of Cynthia Ann Kirby Cobb.}

      - 1910 Jackson Co Ala Census Tupelo Dist 32 entire hh bAla
      Precise, Ambrose, head, M, W, 68 ~1842
      ______, Cynthia A., wife, F, W, 62 ~1848
      ______, James R., son, M, W, 23 ~1887
      ______, Sarah J., niece, F, W, 57 ~1853
      Kirby, Scrilda{?} J., niece, F, W, 11 ~1899

      - 1920 Census: nothing found.

      - Family History Library microfilm:
      Jackson County, Ala
      Phillips, John (cont.) - Precise, David R. - VAULT US/CAN Film [ 1542709 ] at East Tenn History Center - 20 Sep 2009
      Jackson County Estate Case Files
      *
      File Folder Cover: Precise, Ambrose L.
      1915, Box 31, Folder 35, Will Book #9, pp. 521-522
      *
      Heirs:
      Precise, Anna C. - widow
      Precise, J.D. {later in file: resides Jackson County}
      Precise, John W. {later in file: resides Jackson County}
      Precise, J. R. {later in file: resides Jackson County}
      Precise, R. T. {later in file: US Army}
      Kirby, Sarah {later in file: resides Birmingham, Ala}
      Dolberry, Delilah {later in file: resides Eastland, Tex}
      *
      Filed 16 Nov, 1915
      Misc info in folder:
      Died Tupelo, Ala on 2 Nov 1915, intestate, with main property at 160 acres of land and 3 horses (total worth abt $4,000)

      - Jackson Ala Cemetery Mega File re Civil War Veterans Buried in Jackson County, Alabama:
      Precise, Ambrose born 1842, died 1915, member of the 4th Tennessee Company D, buried Shelton Cemetery

      - Shelton Cem., Jackson Co., Ala.
      A.L. PRECISE 4-6-1842 11-2-1915
      P.J. PRECISE 2-14-1844 3-7-1894
    Person ID  I343  msktree | Precise Family
    Last Modified  12 Oct 2013 

    Father  William Precise,   b. Abt 1805, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1870 and 1880 
    Mother  Delilah Hawk,   b. Abt 1811, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1870 and 1880 
    Married  Est 1827 
    Family ID  F158  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse) 1  C. M. A. J. Sisk,   b. 16 Feb 1844,   d. 3 Mar 1891 
    Married  15 Jun 1865  Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Delila Francis "Deedie" Precise,   b. 29 Mar 1866, Scottsboro, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1949, Eastland, Eastland, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  19 Apr 2008 
    Family ID  F159  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse) 2  Phebe Jane Sanders,   b. 14 Feb 1844, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1894 
    Married  17 May 1868  Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Joseph David Precise,   b. 14 Mar 1869, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1923, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. John William Precise,   b. 28 Dec 1871, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1926, Scottsboro, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Robert Thomas Precise,   b. 4 Dec 1875, Scottsboro, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1936
    >4. Sarah Armenda Precise,   b. 16 Feb 1879, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1957, Trussville, Jefferson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. James Rorex "Rorex" Precise,   b. 19 Jan 1886, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1930
    Last Modified  19 Apr 2008 
    Family ID  F160  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse) 3  Cynthia Ann Kirby, Cobb,   b. 24 Feb 1848, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1929, Trussville, Jefferson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Apr 1898  Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  19 Apr 2008 
    Family ID  F288  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Precise Family History - Betty Precise, Precise, Betty Ann, (unpublished, undated typescript).

    2. [S84] Record Sheets - Precise - Joy Precise Lard, Lard, Loretta Joy Precise (author inferred from notes), (unpublished loose family record sheets, typewritten and handwritten; obtained from Nancy Precise Klan who got them from Sybil Bishop Hinman; prepared about 1979).

    3. [S5] Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 (Ancestry.com), Various, (Alabama Marriage Index, 1936-1969. Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Montgomery, Alabama. Dodd, Jordan R., et. al. Early American Marriages: Alabama to 1825. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx. Hunting For Bears, comp. Alabama marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Dodd, Jordan R., comp. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920. Database at Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.).

    4. [S14] Alabama Statewide Deaths, 1908-1974 (FamilySearch.org), Alabama Department of Health, (database developed and accessible at FamilySearch.org.), Anna C. Precise.

    5. [S14] Alabama Statewide Deaths, 1908-1974 (FamilySearch.org), Alabama Department of Health, (database developed and accessible at FamilySearch.org.), Joseph David Precise.

    6. [S21] US Census - 1850 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, 1,009 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    7. [S22] US Census - 1860 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census., (Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    8. [S23] US Census - 1870 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota Census Schedules for 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T132, RG29, 13 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003.), Jackson County, Alabama, Subdivision 3.

    9. [S24] US Census - 1880 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880. T9, 1,454 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    10. [S28] US Census - 1900 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.), Jackson County, Alabama: Tupelo, District 31.

    11. [S7] US Census - 1910 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.), Jackson County, Alabama: Tupelo, District 32.

    12. [S85] American Civil War Soldiers (Ancestry.com), Historical Data Systems, compiler, (Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999.), Ambrose Precise.

    13. [S41] Alabama Civil War Service Database, Alabama Department of Archives and History, (online access ADAH website http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/index.cfm, with updates through August 2009 or later.), Ambrose Lafayett Precise.

    14. [S39] U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 (ancestry.com), National Park Service, (Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, online http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/, accessed 2007), Ambrose L. Precise.

    15. [S40] U.S. Civil War Soldier Records & Profiles (ancestry.com), Historical Data Systems, compiler, (Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009. Original data compiled by Historical Data Systems, Kingston, Mass.), Ambrose L. Precise.

    16. [S74] Probate Estate Files - Jackson County, Ala, (Probate Court Records, Jackson County Estate Files; microfilm from Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah), Jackson County, Ala Probate estate files, Phillips, John (cont.) - Precise, David R. - VAULT US/CAN Film [ 1542709 ], viewed at East Tenn History Center - 20 Sep 2009, folder: Precise, Ambrose L., 1915, Box 31, Folder 35, Will Book #9, pp. 521-522.

    17. [S15] Jackson Alabama Cemetery MegaFile, Various, (compilation computer file of cemetery transcriptions for Jackson County, Alabama, from the internet; available at JacksonCountyGenealogy discussion group, groups.yahoo.com, 2009), Shelton Cemetery.


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