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Family Group Record: George R. Biffle and Julia Ann Mayes

Information supplied by: Janet M. Roseen
Researching this line: Steven Primm

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   George R. Biffle 
   Born: November 2, 1825 Place: Wayne County, Tennessee
   Died: December 2, 1900 Place: Maury County, Tennessee; he is buried in Jones Presbyterian Church Cemetery
   Parents: Nathan Biffle and Ursula Isom

1st Wife
   Mary Jane McKnight
   Born: ca. 1833 Place:
   Married: before 1850 Place:
   Died: September 18, 1851 Place: She is buried in Ashland Cemetery
   Parents: James H. McKnight and Nancy C. ?

2nd Wife
   Julia Ann Mays
   Born: ca. 1834 Place: Tennessee
   Married: Place:
   Died: before 1900 Place:
   Parents: John J. Mayes/Mays and Patience ?


1 Josephine Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1856 Place: Tennessee
F Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

2 James Madison Biffle ? (Is he Johanthan Matthew?; 1860 census shows Madison)
Sex Born: ca. 1858/59 Place: Tennessee
U Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

3 Johanthan Matthew Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1859 Place: Tennessee
M Married: January 15, 1887; Tommie Price Duff Place: Triune, Williamson County, Tennessee
   Died: Place:

4 Walter Craig Biffle
Sex Born: September 1861 Place: Tennessee
M   Married: Rena Burnett Place:
   Died: 1928 Place: Triune, Williamson County, Tennessee

5 Lillie Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1869 Place: Tennessee
   Married: September 3, 1890, T. Walter Kirkpatrick? Place: Obion County, Tennessee
   Died: Place:

  • 1850 U.S. Census, Wayne County, Tennessee, Civil District 6, Reel #: M432-899, pg. 175; George is living with a Mary Biffle, age 17. Also living with him is his brother Elijah D. Biffle; in the next household is N. F. Biffle, b. ca. 1828, probably Nathan Fletcher.
  • 1860 U.S. Census, Hickman County, Tennessee, M653, Roll 1257, p. 53.
  • 1870 U.S. Census, Hickman County, Tennessee, Roll 1538, pg. 539 (lists George, Julie Ann, Josephine, Johanthan M., Walter, Lillie); they may be living near her parents, there are several Mays families in the area.
  • 1880 U.S. Census, District 14, Williamson County, Tennessee, Film T9-1286, p. 206B (lists George R., Julia, Josephine, J. Mat.)
  • 1900 U.S. Census, Williamson County, Tennessee, T623-1606, p. 188; living with son Walter C. Biffle's family
  • George R. Biffle was a member of Company A, 19th Cavalry, and Company F, 9th Cavalry, CSA.

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