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Rody Daffren/Daffron/Dafforn
Posted by: Michael Brown Date: March 03, 2000 at 16:38:04
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Does anyone know anything about the John Daffern listed below born 1835, son of John Marshall Daffren? I am looking for a John Daffron, husb of Josephine living in Titus Co, Texas....


1. RODY DAFFERN was born in 1757 in MD. Died on 17 Oct 1834. He married Milly GIBBS on 16 Jul 1797 in Spartenburg District, SC. Milly GIBBS was born in 1778 in SC [So]. Tellie Condiff says that she was born in 1777. Died on 25 Apr 1853 [S2].
They had the following Children:

John G. DAFFERN was born about 1799 in SC [S2].

Phillip DAFFERN was born in 1799 in SC [S2].

James Marshall DAFFERN

Mariah DAFFERN was born in 1808 in Wayne Co., KY. Mariah
Daffern, age 42, of KY is living in the household of Milley
Daffern in 1850


Morgan DAFFERN [S2]

Jerusha DAFFERN was born about 1820 in KY [S2].

4. James Marshall DAFFERN [S3] was born in 1802 in KY or TN (Probably
KY) [S3, S4]. According to the 1860 Titus Countyt Texas Census,
Marshall Daffron was born in aprox. 1802 in KY. His son, James
Irvin's death certificate lists TN as his birth place, but the
Census is closer to the source. In 1860, he was living in
Sulphe Precinct#8, Mt. Pleasant Post Office in Titus County,
Texas, He was a farmer with $1600 in real estate and $796 in
personal estate. He married Malinda MARTIN. Malinda MARTIN was
born in 1810 in VA or KY (probably VA). James Irvin Daffern's
Death Certificates is mother, Malinda Martin was born in Kentucky,
but the 1860 Census in Titus County, Texas lists TN as her birth
place, The Texas document is closer to the source and her oldest
son,Martin was born there.

They had the following children:



Martin DAFFERN was born in 1823 in TN [S5]. Enlisted on 29
Jun 1861 in Cypress Church, Titus Co., TX [S6]. The Titus
County 1860 Census lists Martin as a Constable, born in TN
with a $600 personal estate.

Jefferson DAFFRON

James Irvin DAFFERN

* John DAFFERN was born in 1835 in Wayne Co., KY [S3]. The 1860
Census of Titus County, TX gives John Daf fern's occupation
as a day laborer with personal estate of $100. Enlisted on 24
Feb 1862 in Gray Rock, Titus Co., TX [S6]. Confederate Muster
Roll Card: Name & Rank: Daffren t Johns Pvt. Commisioned
Officer: Capt. Wm H. Christian Organization: co. G. Col. O.M.
Roberts' Regiment, TVII BG Description: Age 26 Remarks: RiF
P.O. Hebert, CSA Enlistment Officer W.L. Johnson; Muster
Officer O.M. Roberts; Company stationed at Camp Lubbock 30
April 1862; 1 Muster Roll dted 24 Feb 1862. Texas State
Archives. Originals are very fragile and cannot be
researched. Only the cards are available.

William DAFFERN was born in 1840 in Wayne Co., KY [S3]. The
1860 Titus Co., TX census lists William as a day laborer,
aged 20.

Lewis DAFFERN was born in 1843 in Wayne Co., KY [S3].
According to the 1860 Titus Co., Texas Census, he was a day
laborer, aged 17.

Louisa DAFFERN was born in 1845 in IN [S3].

Martha DAFFERN was born in 1847 in IN [S3]. xi.

Freeland DAFFERN was born in 1853 in IN [S3].


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