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Family Group Record: Jonathan Isom Biffle and Margaret Caroline Craig and Elizabeth Ann Hardin

Information supplied by: Janet M. Roseen

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   Johanthan Isom Biffle
   Born: December 10, 1815 Place: Tennessee
   Died: January 23, 1864 Place: As a prisoner of war in Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois
   Parents: Nathan Biffle and Ursula Isom
  • From Confederate Soldiers and Patriots of Maury County Tennessee by Jill Garrett. J.J. Biffle (the I middle initial comes out as a J half the time--and of course in their handwriting, it often looked like a J) --Captain, Company A, 9th Tennessee Cavalry (under Jake Biffle). Died 24 Jan 1864 of pneumonia as prisoner of war; buried in grave 279, south of Prison Barracks.
  • From Goodspeed's Biographies from Wayne County, Tenn., he was deputy sheriff of Wayne County.

1st Wife
   Margaret C. Craig  
   Born: June 5, 1819 Place: Maury County, Tennessee
   Married: January 28/29,1841 Place: Tennessee
   Died: October 23, 1841 Place: Tennessee
   Parents: David Craig, Jr. (1783-1849) and Nancy Agnes Stockard

2nd Wife
   Elizabeth Ann Hardin  
   Born: October 10, 1827 Place: Tennessee
   Married: July 2 9, 1847 Place: Tennessee
   Died: July 14, 1885 Place:
  • She had a second husband--George Walker--whom she married September 5, 1873, in Wayne County, Tennessee


1 Jonathan Frank Biffle
Sex Born: October 3, 1849 Place: Wayne County, Tennessee
M Married: February 13, 1877, Mary F. Clendennin Place: Wayne County, Tennessee
   Died: ca. 1913 Place: Wayne County, Tennessee

2 Ursula Ann Biffle
Sex Born: January 1, 1852 Place: Tennessee
F   Married: October 27, 1872, John Rufus Craig Place: Wayne County, Tennessee
   Died: February 4, 1895 Place: Tennessee

3 Laura R. Biffle
Sex Born: September 26, 1854 Place: Tennessee
F   Married: ca. 1884; Amos Hardin Place: Tennessee
   Died: July 27, 1907 Place: Hardin County, Tennessee
  In 1880, Laura was living with her brother Jonathan's family in Wayne County, Tennessee.

  • 1850 U.S. Census, Wayne County, Tennessee, Civil District 4, Reel: M432-899, Pg. 131, 24 October 1850
  • 1860 U.S. Census, Wayne County, Tennessee, Civil District 6, Reel: M653-1277, Pg. 243
  • 1870 U.S. Census, Wayne County, Tennessee, 6th District, Reel 1569, p. 467; Johanthon I. was dead and it was Eliza Ann with the three children.
  • 1880 U.S. Census, Wayne County, Tennessee, 6th District, T9-1284, p. 53A; Eliza A. Walker is living with her new husband and his son from his first marriage.

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