JOHN J. DEVEE, a farmer of London, was born in Monroe county, Mich. Dec. 25, 1844. He enlisted in Co. I, 11th
Mich. Vol. Inf., Aug. 24, 1861. Was in the battles of Stone River, Mission Ridge, Buzzard's Roost, Kenseaw Mountain
and Chickamauga, remaining with regiment until its return to Michigan, in 1864. in 1870 he enlisted in the 11th
U. S. Reg. Inf., as private, going to Sulphur Springs. Texas, then to Fort. Richardson, and Fort Sill, Ind. Ter.
Was with McKenzie in the '72 scout, being out six months. His time expired March 3, 1875, and he engaged as stage
driver between Jacksboro and Weathertord, Texas, remaining four months, then returned to Michigan. Feb. 20, 1876,
married Mary P. Haner, of London, who was born Aug. 1, 1853. One child was born to them. Mr. DeVee is a member
of Lucius Taylor Post, No. 274, G. A. R., of Milan, Michigan.
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.
Monroe County, Michigan Biographies
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