Biffle Researchers

Family Group Record: John A. Biffle and Nancy J. Emerson

Information supplied by: Janet M. Roseen
Researching this line: Bob Biffle

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As always, use this information as a guide to your own research, documenting as you go along.

   John A. Biffle 
   Born: ca. 1822 Place: Fayette County, Georgia
   Married: October 19, 1843 Place: Maury County, Tennessee
   Died: Place:
   Parents: Goldman Biffle and Elizabeth Boyd
  See Lucy Grisham Law Suit for information on John A. Biffle, whom I believe to be this gentleman; moved to Texas around 1849.

   Nancy J. Emerson  
   Born: ca. 1826 Place: Tennessee
   Died: between 1870 & 1880 Place: Texas


1 Elizabeth S. Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1845 Place: Tennessee
F Married: ca. 1871;? Irvin; she is widowed by 1880 Place:
   Died: Place:

2 Mary Isabelle Biffle
Sex Born: September 2, 1846 Place: Giles County, Tennessee
  F Married: August 16, 1870; Robert Latane Montague Place: Bosque County, Texas
   Died: August 3, 1898 Place: Bowie, Montague County, Texas

3 Harvey E. Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1850 Place: Texas
  M Married: ca. 1874, Martha Place: Texas
   Died: Place:

4 Emily J. Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1852 Place: Texas
  F Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

5 Matilda Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1854 Place: Texas
  F Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

6 Nancy Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1855 Place: Texas
F Married: Place:
   Died: Place:
  She isn't found in the 1860 census but is in the 1870 census

7 Victoria A. Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1857 Place: Texas
F Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

8 Goldman Leander Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1859 Place: Texas
M Married: Place:
   Died: not found after 1870 Place:

9 Jane Biffle (Jennie)
Sex Born: ca. 1861 Place: Texas
F Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

10 Robert B. Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1866 Place: Bosque County, Texas
M Married: Minnie Hampton Smedley Place:
   Died: Place:

11 Lelah Biffle (Leula, Lela)
Sex Born: ca. 1868 Place: Texas
F Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

12 Laura Biffle
Sex Born: ca. 1871 Place: Texas
F Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

  • 1850 U.S. Census, Dallas County, Texas, p. 80A
  • 1860 U.S. Census, Hill County, Texas, M653-1297, p. 104
  • 1870 U.S. Census, Bosque County, M593-1576, p. 409. Living next to Henderson Biffle; name is listed as Bifle; a John Irvin is found on page 407 who may be the future husband of Elizabeth S. Biffle, he is found in the household of Riley Irvin (not his father, but possibly his brother).
  • 1880 U.S. Census, District 81, Johnson County, Texas, Film T9-1313, p. 251B; John A., Jennie, Robert, Lela; daughter Elizabeth (widowed) and three children are found in the household, Jessie L. irvin, John Irvin, Pinkie E. Irvin

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