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Family Group Record: James Monroe Biffle and Elizabeth Frances Johnson

Information supplied by: Janet M. Roseen

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   James Monroe Biffle 
   Born: February 10, 1829 Place: DeKalb County, Georgia (may be Fayette County)
   Married: July 25/27, 1853 Place: Smith County, Texas
   Died: April 2, 1912 Place: Bosque County, Texas; he is buried in Walling Bend Cemetery*
   Parents: Goldman Biffle and Elizabeth Boyd

   Elizabeth Frances Johnson  
   Born: March 3, 1837 Place: Monroe County, Georgia
   Died: March 1, 1878 Place: Comanche County, Texas
   Parents: Peter Cartwright Johnson and Matilda Whatley


1 Sarah Matilda Biffle
Sex Born: November 1855 Place: Texas
F   Married: September 15, 1875; Julius H. Turbyfill Place: Bosque County, Texas
   Died: ca. 1938 Place: Roger Mills County, Oklahoma

2 Robert Leander Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1858 Place: Texas
M   Married: Elizabeth Walker; December 17, 1885 m. Lou Nora Pierce Place: Married Pierce in Bosque County, Texas
   Died: Place:

3 Texana Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1860 Place: Texas
F Married: ca. 1880; David Joseph Lockett Place: possibly Bosque County, Texas
   Died: May 11, 1945 Place: Mills County, Texas (Book 3, page 31)

4 Mary Ida Biffle
Sex Born: March 10, 1860 Place: Texas
F Married: September 26, 1878; Marion Tipton Draper (may be 1872?) Place: Hill County, Texas
   Died: April 5, 1946 Place: Hill County, Texas

5 James W. Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1863 Place: Texas
M   Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

6 Argyle Biffle
Sex Born: December 5, 1867 Place: Texas
M   Married: November 9, 1902; Nettie Carolina (Callie) Lemley Place:
   Died: Place:

7 Jesse J. Biffle
Sex Born: March 10, 1869 Place: Whitney, Texas
M   Married: December 2, 1896; Mattie Sosebee Place:
   Died: December 22, 1952 Place: Walnut Springs; he is buried at Prarie Valley Cemetery, near Whitney, Txas

8 Elizabeth Frances Biffle (Fannie)
Sex Born: November 1870 Place: Texas
F   Married: July 25, 1889; Coleman A. Willaims Place: Bosque County, Texas
   Died: possibley before 1930 Place:

9 Georgia Ann Biffle
Sex Born: Octobe 23, 1873 Place: Texas
Married: January 3, 1893; Albert Sidney Walling Place: Bosque County, Texas (Book F, page 247)
   Died: October 15, 1968 Place: Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas

10 Nollie G. Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1875 Place: Blum, Hill County, Texas
Married: October 6, 1890; James Marshall Kent; also a Scott and a Wright Place: Bosque County, Texas
   Died: February 9, 1962 Place: Coal County, Oklahoma

* Information on Walling Bend Cemetery: Located in Bosque County near Greenwade Crossing on the Brazos River, later a Ferry, and where in 1912 an iron bridge was erected by Bosque and Hill Counties, there was a community called Walling Bend. The cemetery there was relocated to Whitney (Whitney Cemetery), Hill County, Texas when the Whitney Dam was built. There were also 101 unknown graves and 1 grave listed as a Mexican Grave.

  • 1850 U.S. Census, Cooke County, Texas, M432-910, 76; found in his father's household. Elizabeth is found in her father's household, Smith County, Texas, M432-915, p. 51
  • 1860 U.S. Census, Hill County, Texas, M653, Roll 1297, p. 104.
  • 1870 U.S. Census, Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas, Roll 1591, p. 439; living next to Wilson S. Biffle
  • 1880 U.S. Census, E.D. 13, Bosque County, Texas, T9-1291, p. 443A
  • 1880 U.S. Census, E.D. 13, Bosque County, Texas, T9-1291, p. 442B, shows D.J. Lockett and Texana Biffle Lockett living with his step father, William Mosier; 1880 U.S. Census, E.D. 13, T9-1291, pg 443A shows Marion Draper and Ida Biffle Draper
  • 1900 U.S. Census, Bosque County, Texas, pg. 252B, James M. is living with his son Robert Leander.
  • 1910 US. Census, Bosque County, Texa, Prct. #5, p. 48, James M. is living with his son Robert Leander

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