NameMartha Jane Margaret Smith 1837,1838,1767,1769,1839,1840,1775,1841,1778,1780,1782,1784
BirthSep 1844, Hot Springs, Bath County, VA1842,1843,1844,1839,1845,1846,1784
Birth Memoabt 1843?
Census1900, Bath County, VA1839,1847
Census MemoWilliamsville District
Death12 Mar 1924, Cedar Creek, Bath County, VA1784
Death Memoacute gastro-enteritis contributory: general lowered vitality
Burial13 Mar 1924, Union Chapel Cemetery, Hot Springs, Bath County, VA1784
FatherWilliam Smith (~1813-)
MotherMartha Williams (ca1813-)
Research
Pg 94 Eli Cleek Remarr: Margaret Smith Marr Recd 860362 (Margaret or Martha?)
Spouses
Birth MemoBath Co? 1835?
Censusaft 28 Jan 1840, Bath County, VA1786,1798
Census1850, Bath County, VA1750,1756,1793
Census1860, Bath County, VA1763,1765,1799
Census MemoCleek P.O.
Census1870, Bath County, VA1764
Census MemoCedar Creek
Land Purchase1878, Bath County, VA1800
Purchase MemoHome, 7 miles west Warm Springs, VA, Route # 604 (Picture)
Census1880, Bath County, VA1762
Census MemoCedar Creek
Census1900, Bath County, VA1801,1769
Census MemoWilliamsville District
Death17 Oct 1902, Warm Springs Cemetery, Bath County, VA1751,1802,1803,1804,1768,1805,1806,1807,1784
Death Memo1901? 1900?
Burialaft 17 Oct 1902, Woodland Church Cemetery, Millboro, Bath County, VA1768,1808
Burial MemoCleek Cemetery, Hot Springs, Bath County, VA?
OccupationFarmer, Laborer1809,1765,1769,1799,1810
Anst File#AFN:S7SF-H51751
FatherJames Hickman Cleek (1801-1879)
MotherIsabella Hoover (1801-1883)
Military
Eli Cleek was one of the first to enlist in the War Between the States from Bath. He went out in service May 13, 1861. In Company G 11th Regiment of Cavalry, and saw service through the entire strife.1811

Eli Cleek b: Jan 28, 1840 d: Oct 17, 1901 Co. G, 11th VA Cav. Regt; 2nd Co. A, 62nd VA Mounted Inf. Regt; McClanahan’s (VA) Battery bur: Woodland Church, Bath Co, VA1812

Roster of Confederate Soldiers Pg 1531813
Cleek, Eli* - G-11 Cav - Died since the war

American Civil War Soldiers1814 (Second Record almost Identical, differences noted in parenthesis)
Eli Cleek
Enlistment Date: 11 May 1861 (14 May 1861)
Enlistment Place: Warm Springs, VA
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: VA
Birth Date: 28 Jan 1840
Death Date: 17 Oct 1901
Death Place: Warm Springs, Bath Co, VA (Bath Co, VA)
Service Record: Enlisted in .(sic); Enlisted in Bath Cavalry Regiment VA on 11 May 1861; Enlisted as a Private on 11 May 1861; Transferred into on 18 May 1862; Transferred out of Bath Cavalry Regiment VA on 18 May 1862; Transferred into on 4 Oct 1862; Transferred out of on 4 Oct 1862; Deserted from on 30 Apr 1863
(Service Record: Deserted from .(sic) Enlisted in Staunton Horse Light Artillery Regiment VA; Enlisted in Bath Cavalry Co Regiment VA on 14 May 1861; Enlisted as a Private on 14 May 1861 at the age of 21; Transferred into on 8 May 1862; Transferred out of Bath Cavalry Co Regiment VA on 8 May 1862; Transferred into on 4 Oct 1862; Transferred out of on 4 Oct 1862)
Sources: 21

US Civil War Soldier Records & Profiles741
Eli Cleek
Age at enlistment: 21
Enlistment Date: 14 May 1861 (there is a second record with same birth date, death date and enlistment date of 5 Nov 1861)
Rank at Enlistment: Private
Enlistment Place: Warm Springs, VA
State Served: VA
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in . Enlisted in on 14 May 1861. Mustered out on 8 May 1862. Transferred to on 8 May 1862. Mustered out on 4 Oct 1862. Transferred to on 4 Oct 1862
(Second Record - Service Record: Enlisted in on 11 May 1861. Mustered out on 18 May 1862. Transferred to on 18 May 1862. Mustered out on 4 Oct 1862. Transferred to on 4 Oct 1862. Mustered out on 30 Apr 1863
Birth Date: 28 Jan 1840
Death Date: 17 Oct 1901
Death Place: Bath Co VA (Warm Springs, Bath Co VA)
Source: The VA Regimental Histories Series
Side Served: Confederacy

US Civil War Soldiers 1861-1865737
Eli Cleek, 62nd Regiment, VA Mounted Infantry; Side: Confederate; Regiment State: VA

Confederate Soldiers M2531815
Cleek, Eli, Co A, 62 VA Mtd Infantry, Confederate, Private, Private

US, Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records 1861-51816
Eli Cleek; Enlistment 1863, Military Unit: 62nd Mounted Infantry (1st Partisan Rangers, 62 Partisan Rangers, 62nd Infantry, 62 Cavalry, Imboden’s Partisan Rangers)

US Headstone Applications for Military Veterans 1925-1963 Image1518of29991817
Cleek, Eli; Rank: Private; Company G; 11th VA Cav; d: 1900
Cemetery: Cleek, Hot Springs, VA
Shipped to: Geo W. Cleek at Hot Springs, VA; Whose P.O. Address is Warm Springs, VA
Applicant: Geo. W. Cleek, Warm Springs; 14 Mar 1933;
To A. G. O. 15 Mar 1933
Ordered Tate, Georgia 7 Jul 1933
B/L 650474

Civil War Service Records Confederate Records VA1818
Card 1: 335 Cleek, Eli; 2 Company A, 62 VA Mtd. Inf’y, 1 Regiment VA Partisan Rangers, 62 Regiment VA Partisan Rangers, 62 Regiment VA Infantry, 62 Regiment VA Calvary, Imboden’s Regiment Partisan Rangers, Confederate, Private, Private; Card Numbers 51736914, & 7037
Card2: C, 62 Mounted, VA, Eli Cleek, Pvt, 2d Co A, 62 Reg’t VA Inf; Appears on Company Muster Roll of the organization named above, for To 28 Feb 1863. Dated 28 Feb 1863; Remarks: Transfered from Capt Dangerfield’s Co 11 VA Cav 4 Oct 1862, Date of enlistment not known. Deserted (over) /s/ J. Brown, Copyist
Card 2 Back: 18 Aug 1914, #51736914: About 4 Oct 1862. Enlisted in Capt McClanahans Battery, NW VA Brig
Card 3: Confederate, C, 62 Mounted, VA, Eli Cleek, Pvt, 2d Co A, 62 Reg’t VA Inf; Appears on Company Muster Roll of the organization named above for dated 30 Apr 1863; Remarks: Dropped from the Rolls by order of Brig Gen J. D. Janboders /s/ J. Brown, Copyist
Research
1900VABathWilliamsvilleD55 Dwg 161 Fam 162 Peacs or Pears, Ruby, Sister, W F Dec 1927, 72, Wd, b: VA, Father b: VA, Mother b: VA, Yes Read/Write (Enum w/Cleek, Eli 60)1819 (Sister?)
1900VABath0044WmsvlD10A/19of36 Dwg 161 Fam 162 Peacs, Ruby, Sister, W F Dec 1927, 72, Wd, b: VA, Father b: VA, Mother b: VA, Yes Read/Write (Enum w/Cleek, Eli 60)1820 (Sister?)

There are apparently two Eli Cleeks with different parents, see fam records 743. Marr recd 39, 860362

Chancery Records Index1464
Bath County, Index # 1880-002, Original Case # 030, 031; Plaintiff: Charles D. Thomas & Wife, Etc.; Defendant: Eli Cleek, Etc.; Surnames: Cleek, Hively, McCray, Thomas; Wills: 1879 James Cleek of Bath Co VA USA; Format: LVA Microfilm Reel # 42; Local Reel # 021; Image 0506
Marriage10 Jun 1891, Bath County, VA1848,1766,1769,1775,1778,1780,1849
Marr Memo4 Jun?
Last Modified 13 Oct 2015Created 31 Jan 2017 using Reunion 11 by Chris Dunmore