Biffle Researchers

Family Group Record: Sophronia Virginia Biffle and Henry Branch Barbee

Information supplied by: Janet M. Roseen e-mail adress

If you have additional information or corrections to this report on this family, please contact the editor.
As always, use this information as a guide to your own research, documenting as you go along.

   Henry Branch Barbee
   Born: May 29, 1833 Place: Tennessee
   Married: June 23, 1853 Place: Smith County, Texas
   Died: November 15, 1888 Place: Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
   Parents: Major Edward Barbee and Susan Pryor Walthall

   Sophronia Virginia Biffle 
   Born: February 5, 1838 Place: Tennessee
   Died: August 31, 1908 Place: Fort Worth, Texas
   Parents: Goldman Biffle and Elizabeth Boyd


1 Narcissa Adeline Barbee
Sex Born: July 28, 1854 Place: Smith County, Texas
F Married: ca. 1872, Walter Hamilton Shelton; ca. 1879, Wesley Ruth; ca. 1890, William S. Owens Place: Texas
   Died: Place:

2 Thomas Edward Barbee
Sex Born: ca. 1860 Place: Texas
M   Married: Place:
   Died: ca. 1878 Place: Weatherford, Texas (probably)

3 Susan Pryor Barbee
Sex Born: before 1865 Place: Texas
F   Married: Place:
   Died: before 1865 Place: She died very young

4 Henry Branch Barbee
Sex Born: September 27, 1865 Place: Waco, Texas
M   Married: ca. 1886, Annie Vera Stevens; ca. 1906, Myrtle Cora Hodnett Place:
   Died: after 1930 Place:

  • 1860 U.S. Census, Hill County, Texas, T653-1297 p. 103
  • 1880 U.S. Census, Precinct 5, Fannin County, Texas, T9-1303, pg. 467B; their grandson, W. Shelton (age 4) was living this them.
  • 1900 U.S. Census, Tarrant County, Texas, T623-1671, p. 33; Sophronia is living with her son Henry.
  • Information on the Barbee family is from: Barbee, James Edward, A Brief History of the Early Barbee Families of Smith County Texas

Biffle Researchers Home Page
Last Web Revision: 1/6/05
Page Coordinator: Janet M. Roseen e-mail adress