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Family Group Record: Millard Franklin Biffle and Mary Lawson

Information supplied by: Janet M. Roseen


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Husband
   Millard Franklin Biffle 
   Born: February 27, 1854 Place: Wayne County, Tennessee or Bollinger County, Missouri
   Married: January 4, 1877 Place: Bollinger County, Missouri (Book 2, pg. 118)
   Died: October 25, 1896 Place: Bollinger County, Missouri
   Parents: Johnson Lacey Biffle and Mary Ann Hill

Wife
   Mary Lawson  
   Born: ca. 1852 Place: Missouri
   Died: Place:
   Parents:
  She may have had another husband named Zimmerman.

Children

1 Rosa Ann Biffle
Sex Born: September 29, 1877 Place: Bollinger County, Missouri
F Married: Emanuel Lafette Lorrance Place:
   Died: August 1950 Place: She is buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery

2 James Lacy Biffle
Sex Born: July 21, 1881 Place: Bollinger County, Missouri
   Married: Jane Davenport Place:
   Died: November 1942 Place: He is buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery

3 Amanda Francis Biffle
Sex Born: December 27, 1887 Place: Crooked Creek Twp., Bollinger County, Missouri
F   Married: ? Davenport Place:
   Died: ca. 1939 Place: Montana; A James and Annie Davenport are found in the 1930 Census, Silesia, Carbon, MT

  • 1880 U.S. Census, Crooked Creek, Bollinger County, Missouri, T9-0674, pg. 443B
  • 1900 U.S. Census, Crooked Creek Twp, Bollinger County, Missouri, T623-839, p. 178;
  • 1910 U.S. Census, Crooked Creek, Bollinger County, Missouri, T624-769, p. 8B; shows Rosa A. Lorrance's family with Mary Biffle (nee. Lawson) listed as step-mother. Does this mean that Mary Lawson was the 2nd wife to Millard Franklin Biffle? Who was his first wife?
  • 1920 U.S. Census, Crooked Creek, Bollinger County, Missouri, T625-905, p. 3A; Mary is in the household of her brother, her daughter Rosa's family is on the same page.
  • 1930 U.S. Census, Crooked Creek, Bollinger County, Missouri, T626-1176, pg. 5A, E.D.1; the family of Rosa Lorrance (listed as Lowrance)
  • 1930 U.S. Census, St Louis, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri, T626-1232, pg. 11B, E.D. : 418; family of James L. Biffle



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