Graham Randolph “Slim” Logan, son of Hugh Allison Logan and Lula or Loula Herndon Logan, was born 25 September 1901 in Cleveland County, North Carolina. He served in the Army during World War I and the Navy during World War II. He died 21 October 1977 in Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina.
Obituary courtesy of Betty J. Logan
Contributed by Betty J. Logan
Photograph courtesy of Betty J. Logan
John Pinckney “Pinck” “Pink” Logan, son of John Randolph Logan and Sarah Patterson Jackson Logan, was born 8 January 1840 in Cleveland County, North Carolina. He enlisted in the 5th South Carolina Volunteers, Confederate States of America, when the Civil War began. He was wounded “several times.” In 1863, he transferred to Co. E, 12th North Carolina Volunteer Infantry Regiment, the same company in which his brother, Ben Logan, served. John Pinckney Logan was killed at the Battle of Hatcher’s Run, near Petersburg, Virginia, 6 February 1865, “while making a charge on the enemy’s works.” He was 25 years old. John P. Logan’s body was retrieved by brother, Ben Logan, after the war and brought to Zoar Baptist Church cemetery, outside Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina. He lies next to his younger brother and mother.
Henry Gaffney Logan, son of John Randolph Logan and Sarah Patterson Jackson Logan, was born 30 January 1847 in Cleveland County, North Carolina. He died 23 June 1904 in Independence County, Arkansas. He is buried at Edwards Cemetery, Logan Township — named for him — near Newark in Independence County. There is detailed information about him in Logan Connections.
Source: The Cleveland Star, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina
Freeman Logan, son of Larkin Logan and Fanny ? Logan, was born 13 August 1806 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Sabra, or, as per newspaper clipping below, Sabia Martin, was the daughter of Thomas Martin and Elizabeth ? Martin. Sabra Martin was born in 1809 in York District, South Carolina. Freeman Logan and Sabra Martin married circa 1830-1831. They were living in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, when this case was brought before the Cleveland County, North Carolina, Equity Court.
Source: Mountain Banner, Rutherfordton, Rutherford County, North Carolina, 20 July 1848
The letter mentions brothers “Pink” — John Pinckney Logan — and Gaffney — Henry Gaffney Logan. They also were serving during the Civil War and were recovering at home. “Sister Sallie” refers to Sarah “Sallie” Catherine Rowell Logan, brother David Jackson Logan’s wife. David Jackson Logan was the fifth brother serving in the war. “Pa” is John Randolph Logan. Brothers “Pink” or “Pinck” Logan and David Jackson Logan would be killed in the war in 1865.
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John Randolph Logan’s first wife, Sarah Patterson Jackson Logan, and two of their children are buried at Zoar Baptist Church: Hugh Gordon Logan, who died in 1852, and John Pinckney Logan, killed in 1864 near Petersburg, Virginia (Co. E, 12th North Carolina Infantry Regiment, C.S.A.).
Source: Betty J. Logan; the Earl Scruggs Center and Cleveland Historical Collection, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina