CPL. THOMAS C.
FILLYAW GRAVE SITE
at Davenport Landing, one Civil War Soldier grave. Take National Forest Road
77 to the right off SR 19 just south of
River Bridge. Go 1.9 miles to National Forest Road 46. Turn right at sign “Davenport Historical
Site”. Follow road to campsite on
river. Look for an old road to right
just before campsite. There is a gate
across the road. You will have to walk
approximately 1,350 feet to the “Historical Site”. Go just past two kiosks, turn right and go
down a small embankment to a small stream.
Cross stream. You may have to
look for the trail going east. Follow
the trail east and south about 400 feet to the grave site. It is marked with four metal posts, about
three feet high, with a metal rail around the top.
The marker reads: “Thomas C. Fillyaw,
b. May 25, 1830, CORP. 10 BN
GA INF, d. Dec 8, 1873, put here by his son T. T.
There is also a plaque on the end of the fence with additional
information, indicating that he was a Corporal.
Plaque gives genealogy as follows:
T. C. Fillyaw,
b. 9/30/1858 d.
T. C. Fillyaw’s
son, W. E. Fillyaw b. 9/20/1884 d. 11/22/1967
W. E. Fillyaw’s
children: J. T., Lora Mae, Willie Opal,
John Arvil, Roy Edward, Herbert Lee, Cark Berkman, Elbert Eugene and half-brother Thomas Hunter July
This site is referred to as “OCALA SCRUB” in the note and Polaroid snapshots turned
into the Archives.
N 29o 28.249 W 81o 46.147. LAKE DELANCY
Last updated 2/15/2010