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Family Group Record: Jacob Biffle and Ellen (Elizabeth) Brewer)

Information supplied by: Jim Biffle Resimont and Robert J. Biffle

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   Jacob Biffle   
   Born: Place: Tennessee
   Married: Place: Newton County, Missouri?
   Died: possibly before December 1873 Place: Missouri
   Parents: Unknown

   Mary Ellen (Elizabeth) Brewer  
   Born: Place: Tennessee?
   Died: Place:
   Parents: Howell Brewer and Mary E. [--] (see below)
She remarried on December 3, 1873, Granby, Newton County, Missouri, to J.G. Fletcher.


1 James Kenneth Biffle
Sex Born: January 10, 1859 Place: Missouri; may be in the Joplin area
  M Married: September 18, 1881, Pleasant Joanna Horton Place: Pope County, Arkansas
   Died: October 23, 1938 Place: Scottsville, Pope County, Arkansas

2 Ursula J. Biffle
Sex Born: September 23, 1870 Place: Missouri; may be in the Joplin area
F Married: ca. 1890; Jack L. Ford (born November 3,1876 in Germany; died February 2, 1951 in Appleton) Place:
   Died: May 19, 19?? Place: Pope County, Arkansas; she and her husband are buried at the Crossroad Cemetery, Appleton, Pope County, Arkansas


  • Ursula (Earsley J.) and Jack Ford are found in the 1920 U.S. Federal Census, Center Township, Pope County, Arkansas, T625-77, p. 37, living next to Thomas A. Biffle. Jack Ford immigrated from Germany in 1878 and was a coal miner.
  • Jack L Ford and Ursula are found in 1930, Center Township, Pope County, Arkansas, T626-89, p. 2A. According to the census she was born ca. 1875 in Missouri; both her parents were born in Tennessee. In 1930 Jack is listed as being born in Missouri, his father in Germany, his mother in Illinois.
  • Where are they in 1910 and 1900?

  • Howell and Mary Brewer are found in the 1850 U.S. Census, Wayne County, Tennessee, Civil District 6, Reel M432-899, Pg 184, listed with children Martha (8), Elizabeth (5), and Nancy (1).
  • The family wasn't found in Newton County, 1860 or Granby, Newton County in 1870 census. I'm still attempting to find them. In interview with Ona Biffle states that her father was born in Joplin, Missouri.

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