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William Guffey (abt. 1786 - 1866)

William Guffey
Born about in Amhurst, Virginia, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 18 Apr 1819 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 80 in Fentress County, Tennessee, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Jul 2009
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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.

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.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 dmmc72040.FTW Date of Import: Aug 25, 2004
  • 1850 Morgan County, Tennessee, Census
  • "United States Census, 1860," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 26 July 2015), William Guffee, The 6th District, Morgan, Tennessee, United States; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database, ( : n.d.); citing p. 68, household ID 446, NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 805,266.
  • William Guffey Pension Records.
  • 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.
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 21244320

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