|Corinne Deupree's ancestry|
John Greer Deupree, a Confederate veteran, an educator of broad scholarship, and a Christian gentleman of simple faith died in Jackson, Miss., November 28, 1919. He enlisted in Company G 1st Mississippi Cavalry at Macon, Miss., May 1, 1861. Six Deuprees were members of this company Capt. T.J., J.E., J.L., J.W., W.E., and J.G. No group of soldiers displayed more heroic devotion to the cause of the Confederacy than these brothers and kinsmen.