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Re: Terrell/Baufield
Posted by: Don Terrill (ID *****8492) Date: June 26, 2011 at 06:41:10
In Reply to: Terrell/Baufield by dorothy doyon of 3244

I find them in:

1850, Missouri, Greene Co, Robinson, Hickory Barrens, p. 37
1860, Missouri, Greene Co, Robinson, p. 273
1870, Missouri, Greene Co, Robberson, p. 227
1880 Robberson, Greene, Missouri - FHL Film 1254687 National Archives Film T9-0687 Page 43A
1900 Iowa, Ringgold Co, Mt. Ayer, ED 110, S 14, L 79 (Spool 457)
1910 Iowa, Ringgold Co, Mt. Ayr, ED 122, Fam 364 (Spool 417)

I have been unable to trace this family back to its North Carolina / Virginia origins. Too many lost colonial records. Probably descended from Richmond Terrell of New Kent Co, Va., but the proof is long lost.

I have found the following collateral information which identifies the family as Banfield. Here are my notes:

Researcher Clara Nash (web page Ancestors of Clara Nash): Rachel is Rachel Banfield, m. 31 Jan 1841, Greene Co (father is John Banfield, mother is Tabitha ___); Thomas from Anson Co, N.C.; dies ca. 1865. FamilySearch, Family Trees, "Turner Family Genealogy" by Laura Robinson ( dtd 2 Jan 2004: Son Francis Marion Terrell (17 Jul 1844 Greene Co to 13 Jun 1917 Mt. Vernon, Washington Co) m. Marinda Turner (22 Jan 1849 Nashville, Davidson Co, Tenn. to 28 Mar 1934 Denison, Grayson Co, Texas) on 22 Dec 1867 Greene Co. Their children: Mary Elizabeth Terrell (9 Nov 1867), Sarah Rachel Terrell (11 Jul 1869), Margaret Jean Terrell (13 Jan 1871), Nancy Ellen Terrell (23 Sep 1873), Thomas Jackson Terrell (29 Dec 1875), Catherine Lucinda Terrell (15 Feb 1878), Frances Bell Terrell (7 Aug 1880), Joseph Benjamin Terrell (25 Sep 1886).

“Greene County, Missouri Marriages 1833-1899,” Ozarks Genealogical Soc. (P.O. Box 3945, Springfield, MO 65808-3945: 1988), Lib. Cong. F472.G8 G84 1988 Vol. 1, p. 135: Terrell, Sarah E., m. Lewis H. Dickens, 30 Dec 1860, Marriage Book B p. 249. Terrell Trails, Summer 2007, Vol. XXIII, No. 2, p. 2142: query by Kay Clark ( Sarah Rachel Terrell (b. 11 Jul 1869 Mo., d. 18 Mar 1919 of stomach cancer). Married Charles Parish (b. 3 May 1851 Ky., parents John W. Parish & Ellen Ferguson). Charles worked for Great Northern R.R. and d. 22 Feb 1930 in Seattle, Wash. From same page of Terrell Trails, query by Ladessa Jenks Lewis ( Frances Bell Terrell m. Phillip Thompson in 1896, their children Fronie, Benji, Bertha, Barbara, Dewey, Rindy & Marion. Ladessa says also that Francis Marion Terrell m. Marinda "Rindy" Turner on 22 Dec 1867 (she d. 1934 and was the dau. of Jackson Terrell [b.1828 Tenn.] and Elizabeth __ [b. 1831 Tenn.)

Francis M. Terrell served in Co A, 46th Mo. Inf., USA (spool 680) during War Between the States. In 1887 he applied for a U.S. pension. “Greene County, Missouri Marriages 1833-1899,” Ozarks Genealogical Soc. (P.O. Box 3945, Springfield, MO 65808-3945: 1988), Lib. Cong. F472.G8 G84 1988 Vol. 1, p. 207: Terrill, Francis Marion, m. Mirinda Turner, 22 Dec 1867, Marriage Book C p. 134; p. 226 Terrill, Elizabeth L., m. John Meadows, 26 Sep 1869, Marriage Book C p. 238; p. 228 Terrell, Melvira, m. Phillip Battenfield, 6 Feb 1870, Marriage Book C p. 253., Family Trees, "Terry and Isabel Rothke Defenbaugh and their families all over the world" by Isabel Defenbaugh ( dated 19 Feb 2002: (son) Thomas Benton Terrell (8 Jun1849 Springfield Mo. to 5 Aug 1931 S.Dakota) m. Sarah Jane Wiley (married name Thompson) (17 Oct 1842 Jeffeson Co Iowa to 22 Jul 1910 Ringgold Co Iowa) on 4 Sep 1873 in Ringgold Co Iowa. Children: Henry Wallace Terrell (12 Jun 1874 Ringgold Co Iowa to 25 Feb 1948 Ringgold Co Iowa); Laura E. Terrell (1876 Ringgold Co Iowa); Elton Willard Terrell (ca. 1877 Ringgold Co Iowa to 1929); and Mary Rose Terrell (28 May 1880 Ringgold Co Iowa to same date).

Don C. Terrill

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