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Family Group Record: Wilson L. Biffle and Martha E. Parish

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   Wilson L. Biffle (also found as Wilson S.)   
   Born: February 20, 1833 (Sept. 20, 1833?) Place: DeKalb County, Georgia
   Married: July 8, 1867 Place: Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas
   Died: August 1, 1901 Place: Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma; they are buried in Highland Cemetery, Durant
   Parents: Goldman Biffle and Elizabeth Boyd

   Martha E. Parish   
   Born: September/November 20, 1852 Place: Missouri
   Died: November 24, 1910 Place: Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma


  1 Cornelia Biffle (aka Nelia)   
   Born: ca: 1869 Place: Texas
  Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

  2 Celia Biffle (she may be the same child as above)   
   Born: Place:
  Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

3 Robert Lee Biffle   
Sex Born: January 18, 1871 Place: Wetherford, Parker County, Texas
  M Married: Henrietta Self, April 27, 1893 Place: Johnson County, Texas
   Died: 1935 Place: Glendale, Los Angeles County, California

4 James Goldman Biffle  
Sex Born: February 10, 1876 Place: Texas
  M Married: November 15, 1896, Ora Lee Garner Place:
  Married: ca. 1910, Maggie Place:
   Died: February 7, 1948 Place: Levelland, Hockley County, Texas

5 Loreina Biffle (aka Rena)  
Sex Born: ca. 1878 Place: Texas
  F Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

6 John Richard Biffle  
Sex Born: December 29, 1881/2 Place: Bosque County, Texas
  M Married: November 3, 1901, Lora Effie Stine Place: Sherman, Grayson County, Texas
   Died: October 21, 1958 Place: Luther, Texas

7 George Biffle  
Sex Born: ca. May 1887 Place: Texas
  M Married: Place:
   Died: Place: Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma; he was burned to death in a hotel fire.

8 Fred Biffle  
Sex Born: August 18, 1892/93 Place: Texas
  M Married: Place:
   Died: December 15, 1952 Place: San Diego, San Diego County, California; he was living in Oceanside, California, in February of 1948

  • Wilson served in the CSA army
  • 1870 U.S. Census, Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas, Roll 1591, p. 439; living at house no. 62. Wilson is listed with his wife and baby, Cornelia (a.k.a. Neila). Under this family is the family of Julia Parish, aged 38. This could be Martha's mother and her sibling Sarah, 17, b. Missouri; William H., born Missouri; and Catherine, 10, born Missouri.
  • 1880 U.S. Census, Precinct 5, Hood County, Texas, Film T9-1311, pg. 65B.
  • Cornelia and Robert L. were students in Hood County, Texas, in 1881-1882.
  • 1900 U.S. Census, Choctaw & Creek Nations (Oklahoma), p. 281A
  • 1910 U.S. Census, Bryan County, Oklahoma, T624-1243, p. 171; Martha was listed as a mother in John Richard Biffle's household

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