Notes for Major Finley Joines: Major Finley Joines served as a 2nd Lieutenant in Company D, of the North Carolina Thirty-Third Regiment.(Doc# 155) He was captured at Gettysburg (Doc# 308) and taken as a Prisoner of War. He was held a t Johnson's Island near Sandusky, Ohio.
Major Joines was a teacher in Alleghany County and Wilkes County, Nor th Carolina. He served on the first School Board in Alleghany County.(Do c# 309)
Will in Will Book 2, Page 33 Alleghany County NC, Clerk of Court offi ce. (Doc# 208) "Will wife (not named) house, property, and stock and mean s to make unmarried children equal. Two girls Ennis and Minnie to have hom e on the place. Will lands to A.O. Joines, L.C. Joines, and J.E. Joines thre e boys can sell land with consent of thier ma. Appoint W.F. Joines and R.H . Joines Ex."
Major Finley Joines' death certificate states that his father was Eze kiel Joines and his mother was a Caudill.(Doc# 26)
Major is buried at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery in the Stratford Community of Alleghany County, North Carolina.
Children of Major Finley Joines and Mollie E. Edwards are: