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Family Group Record: Adley (Adlai) Burrell Biffle and Sarah Elizabeth Skelton

Information supplied by: Janet M. Roseen

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   Adley (Adlai) Burrell Biffle 
   Born: November 11, 1834 Place: Hampshire, Maury County, Tennessee
   Married: January 3, 1860 Place: Wayne County, Tennessee
   Died: November 2/12, 1906 Place: Hampshire, Maury County, Tennessee; he and is wife are buried in Pisgah (Beech Hill) Cemetery.
   Parents: William Biffle and Frances Isom
  Adley was a captain in Company E, 9th Tennessee Calvary Battalion, CSA. He was wounded at Bentonville, N.C.

   Sarah Elizabeth Skelton (Sallie) 
   Born: May 9, 1840 Place: Clinton, Anderson County, Tennessee
   Died: November 16, 1918 Place: Hampshisre, Maury County, Tennessee
   Parents: Alfred Skelton and Malissa Walker


1 W. Alfred Biffle
Sex Born: January 2, 1861 Place: Maury County, Tennessee
  Married: Place:
   Died: July 4, 1868 Place: Maury County, Tennessee; he is buried in the same cemetery as his parents

  • 1850 U.S. Census, Wayne County, Tennesse, shows Sarah Elizabeth Skelton, age 10, living with her grandparents Charles R. Walker and Elizabeth Walker. See Kith and Kin of James Garner Patey and Robert Nesbitt Patey by James G. Patey, 1988, p. 176-179; Adley B. Biffle is found in Lewis County, Tennessee at the age of 15, Roll 432-887, pg. 416.
  • 1860 U.S. Census, Maury, Hampshire County, Tennessee M653-1264, p. 447.
  • 1870 U.S. Census, Maury County, Tennessee, M593-1548, pg. 511; he is living in the household of his father
  • 1880 U.S. Census, District 16, Maury County, Tennessee, T9-1271; he and his wife are found in his father's household along with several other family members
  • 1900 U.S. Census, District 16, Maury County, Tennessee, E.D. 85, Sheet 10A

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