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John CAFFEY

CAFFEY, John, The Alabama Journal, Montgomery, August 28, 1826, contains the obituary of John Caffey: Died at his plantation in the vicinity of Montgomery, on Saturday, Aug the 19th, 1826, of bilious fever, Mr. Caffey, in his seventy-fifth year of his age.

"Mr. CAFFEY was born on the eastern shore of Maryland. At an early period of the revolution he enlisted under the command of Washington
and La Fayette. After the struggle for independence was over he settled in Guilford Co., NC, where he had the confidence of his fellow citizens. He moved to this town in 1817 and was esteemed for his peaceful and neighborly conduct.
He was the son of Michael Caffey of North Ireland, who migrated to New Jersey in the 18th century. His wife was Mary Buchanan of Virginia.
From the Alabama Archives and History Dept:
"Caffey, John, Soldier of the American Revolution, was born in 1751 or 1752 on the eastern shores of Maryland and died Aug 19, 1828, in Montgomery, AL. Son of Michael and Mary (Hooper) Caffey, both natives of Ireland, who emigrated to America about 1740. He is the grandson of John Caffey, a linen merchant of Ulser, Ireland and of Bishop Hooper, Ireland. He was a friend of La Fayette and when the distinguished patriot visited Montgomery in 1825, John Caffey was among the old veterans to greet him.
Battles in: Germantown, Guilford Courthouse, Eutaw Springs3.
Wounded at Bunker Hill.
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, AL.

See Blue's Montgomery Directory, 1878; and Archives of Maryland , Vol. 18, p. 27 and 643

John CAFFEY

CAFFEY, John, The Alabama Journal, Montgomery, August 28, 1826, contains the obituary of John Caffey: Died at his plantation in the vicinity of Montgomery, on Saturday, Aug the 19th, 1826, of bilious fever, Mr. Caffey, in his seventy-fifth year of his age.

"Mr. CAFFEY was born on the eastern shore of Maryland. At an early period of the revolution he enlisted under the command of Washington
and La Fayette. After the struggle for independence was over he settled in Guilford Co., NC, where he had the confidence of his fellow citizens. He moved to this town in 1817 and was esteemed for his peaceful and neighborly conduct.
He was the son of Michael Caffey of North Ireland, who migrated to New Jersey in the 18th century. His wife was Mary Buchanan of Virginia.
From the Alabama Archives and History Dept:
"Caffey, John, Soldier of the American Revolution, was born in 1751 or 1752 on the eastern shores of Maryland and died Aug 19, 1828, in Montgomery, AL. Son of Michael and Mary (Hooper) Caffey, both natives of Ireland, who emigrated to America about 1740. He is the grandson of John Caffey, a linen merchant of Ulser, Ireland and of Bishop Hooper, Ireland. He was a friend of La Fayette and when the distinguished patriot visited Montgomery in 1825, John Caffey was among the old veterans to greet him.
Battles in: Germantown, Guilford Courthouse, Eutaw Springs3.
Wounded at Bunker Hill.
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, AL.

See Blue's Montgomery Directory, 1878; and Archives of Maryland , Vol. 18, p. 27 and 643

Looking for M. S. (May Scott) WILLIAMS of Louisiana

Born June 1847 in Louisiana. Married in TX abt 1871 to Sarah Elizabeth HILBURN. They had the following children: Pleasent Will bn: 1875 TX,
Maggie Maybell bn: 1881 TX, Cecil Scott bn: 1885 AR, Annie E bn: 1889 TX, John James bn: 1891 TX. In 1910 M.S. (May Scott) married
Lillie L. Clark in Bryan Co., OK and had the following children:
Charles May bn: 1911, OK., Margaret Dolly Rebecca bn: 1913, OK., and Andrew Jackson bn: 1915.

Looking for parents of Joseph Richard McCants

Joseph R MCCANTS bn: July 1857 AR, died: Dec 10, 1917 Seminole, OK.
He married Eliza Jane RENFRO bn: Feb 25, 1858 Barnhill, Illinois.
Had the following children: Robert J MCCANTS bn: Dec 1879 AR, Effie Ladell MCCANTS bn: Dec 25, 1883 AR, Katy B MCCANTS bn: Mar 1891.

Looking for parents of Sarah "Sallie" ADAMS

Bn: 11 May 1831 in Arkansas.
Married King Solomon CHANDLER in KY.
Died: 19 Apr 1863 in Arkansas.
Had the following children: John B. Chandler, Francis Marion Chandler, Mary Elizabeth Chandler, Dulcenia Cleora Chandler, Henry J. Chandler.

Looking for William Kirk CLARK

Need information on William K. CLARK bn: April 1848 TN m Margaret Elizabeth ABLES bn: April 1861 TN. Had the following children: William Clark bn: April 1886, TN, John Clark bn: Nov 1888 TN, Henry Clark bn: April 1892 TX, Lillie L Clark bn: Feb 1894 TX, Pearl O. Clark bn: Jan 1896 TX, Charles F Clark bn: July 1898 TX.