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William Guffey (abt. 1786 - 1866)

William Guffey
Born about in Amhurst, Virginia, USAmap
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Husband of — married 18 Apr 1819 [location unknown]
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Died at about age 80 in Pall Mall, Fentress, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Biography

William Guffey was born in 1786 in Amhurst, Virginia.[1] He was the son of Ephraim Guffey and Nancy Unknown.

William Guffey was a pioneer in Morgan County, Tennessee, in 1809. William Guffey served in the War of 1812 as a private under Captain John Kennedy 1st. Regt. Tenn. Volunteers commanded by Colonel Bradley for six months Dec. 10, 1812 to April 20, 1813. He was first to register in the old Montgomery (The first Capital) in 1818. Elizabeth Willis Guffey received $8.00 a month widow's pension.

William's War of 1812 Pension Application was in a military recorded in Tennessee.[2]

He married April 18, 1819, in Tennessee.[1] He died October 6, 1866, in Fentress County, Tennessee, USA.[1] He was buried in Union Grove in Morgan County, Tennessee.

In the 1850 census William (age 64) was in Morgan, Tennessee, United States.[3]

Name Sex Age Occupation Birth Place
Constantin Guffee M 70 Virginia, United States
Lucinda Davis F 3 Tennessee, United States
Mary Davis F 3 Tennessee, United States
William Guffee M 64 Virginia
Elizabeth Guffee F 53 Tennessee
Lakey Guffee M 23 Tennessee
Harrison Guffee M 21 Tennessee
Carrol Guffee M 19 Tennessee
Mary Guffee F 17 Tennessee
Nancy Guffee F 15 Tennessee
Isaac Guffee M 9 Tennessee

In the 1860 census William (age 76) was at 6th District, Morgan, Tennessee, United States.[4]

Name Sex Age Occupation Birth Place
William Guffee M 76 Virginia
Elizabeth Guffee F 67 Tennessee
Nancy Guffee F 22 Tennessee
Emerson Guffee M 18 Tennessee
William R Davis M 17 Tennessee
Mary Davis F 12 Tennessee
Lucinda Davis F 12 Tennessee
Constant Guffee M 80 Virginia

William died 7 October in Pall Mall, Fentress, Tennessee, and was buried in Union Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Glades, Morgan County, Tennessee, United States.[5][6]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 dmmc72040.FTW Date of Import: Aug 25, 2004
  2. Military: "U.S., War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815," database with images, Original data: War of 1812 Pension Applications. Washington D.C.: National Archives, Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 1133 #60322 (accessed 8 July 2023), Soldier: William Guffey [William Guffee]; Widow: Elizabeth Willis Guffey; Marriage Date: 18 Apr 1809; Date Enlisted: 10 Dec 1812; Date Discharged: 20 Apr 1813; Soldier's Death Date: 7 Oct 1866; Soldier's Death Place: Pall Mall Tenn; Military Service Location: Tennessee; Widow's Death Date: 20 Oct 1877; Widow's Death Place: Morgan Co Tenn; Pension Number - #1: WO 8477; Pension Number - #2: WC 4446; Bounty Land Number - #1: 64212 40 50; Bounty Land Number - #2: 34569 120 55; Roll number: 39; Archive Publication Number: M313.
  3. 1850 Census: "United States Census, 1850," database with images, citing family , NARA microfilm publication (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FamilySearch Record: MCDT-RW9 (accessed 8 July 2023) FamilySearch Image: S3HY-DT6W-SWL Image number 00593, William Guffee (64) in Morgan, Tennessee, United States. Born in Virginia.
  4. 1860 Census: "United States Census, 1860," database with images, citing Page: 68; Affiliate Publication Number: M653; Affiliate Film Number: 1266; FHL microfilm: 805266; Record number: 13622, FamilySearch Record: M8TK-RLR (accessed 8 July 2023) FamilySearch Image: 33S7-9BSF-JR6 Image number 00361, William Guffee (76) at 6th District, Morgan, Tennessee, United States. Born in Virginia.
  5. Memorial: "Find a Grave," database with images, Find A Grave: Memorial #21244320 (accessed 8 July 2023), Memorial page for William Guffey (1786-1866), citing Union Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Glades, Morgan County, Tennessee, USA; Maintained by Andrea Guy (contributor 46919336).
  6. Burial: "U.S., Find a Grave® Index, 1600s-Current," database, Original data: Find a Grave. Find a Grave®. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi; URL: Find A Grave: Memorial #21244320, Ancestry Record 60525 #103795267 (accessed 8 July 2023), William Guffey burial (died in 1866) in Union Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Glades, Morgan County, Tennessee, United States of America.
  • Will book U Page 218 Will book 1867 Page 67
  • Deed book T Page 479 Morgan Co.,TN.
  • Cemetery records Shadeland and Union Grove Morgan Co., TN.




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