Family Group Sheets

Benijah Lafferty

November 9, 2008

Benijah Lafferty
(JOHN LINDSEY2, JOHN1) was born 1812.
He married SARAH UNKNOWN.  She was born 1814.

Notes for BENIJAH LAFFERTY:
State: TX
Year: 1835
County: Texas Territory
Township: Williams Settlement
Database: TX Tax List Index, 1830-1839
Listed with Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah, and Thomas J.

From the Handbook of Texas Online:
Named for Thomas Williams, frontier settler, who with his four sons, and two sons-in-law served in the 1826 Fredonian Rebellion.  **Thomas received a Mexican land grant dated March 24, 1829, for one league on the Angelina River in what is now Rusk County. He settled his family and cultivated land there; the area became known as Williams Settlement.**

From the Handbook of Texas Online:
LIBERTY, TEXAS (Smith County). Liberty is on Farm Road 135 a mile south of Arp and north of Troup in southeastern Smith County. Kickapoo Creek runs through the vicinity, which is part of the Good Omen oilfield. The area was originally in the 1835 Benijah Lafferty Survey.

SINCLAIR CITY, TEXAS. Sinclair City is on Kickapoo Creek and State Highway 135, just north of Troup and south of Arp in the Good Omen oilfield in southeastern Smith County. It was originally on the line between the Benijah Lafferty and Maria Gertrudis Henriquez surveys.

Children of BENJIMAN LAFFERTY and SARAH UNKNOWN are:
i.    MARY C.E. LAFFERTY, b. 1830; m. GREEN LEE HICKMAN.
ii.    THOMAS JEFFERSON LAFFERTY, b. 1832; m. MARTHA ANN CURTIS; b. 1738.
iii.    ELIZABETH LAFFERTY, b. 1835; m. THOMAS J. CAULDER.
iv.    WILLIAM J. LAFFERTY, b. 1838; m. MARY CURTIS QUILLAN; b. 1843.

Children of LORENZO DOW LAFFERTY and unknown mother are:

MARY LAFFERTY, b. 1851, Arkansas  m. ROBERT EMORY, 26 Sep 1868, Uvalde Co, Texas

BUR LAFFERTY, b. 1853

JAMES C. LAFFERTY, b. 1856, Indian Territory; d. 12 Sep 1896, Huntsville Prison, Williams Farm, Riverside, Walker County TX;

LEON LAFFERTY, b. 1857;

JOHN HENRY LAFFERTY, b. 06 Jan 1859, Indian Territory; d. 16 Feb 1918, Texas; m. MARGARET A. COX, 19 Jul 1882, Uvalde Co, Texas; b. 31 Jan 1863, Texas.

LORENZO DOW2 LAFFERTY (JOHN1) was born 1802, and died about 1882. He married ELVIRA CRISWELL, daughter of SAMUEL CRISWELL and JANE LYTLE. She was born 1807, and died in Arkansas about 1904.

Children of LORENZO LAFFERTY and ELVIRA CRISWELL are:

i. ALBERT GLENVILLE3 LAFFERTY, b. 1830; d. 1921; m. HARRIET UNKNOWN; b. 1848.

ii. MATILDA LAFFERTY, b. 1832; d. May 1860.

iii. JANE LAFFERTY, b. 1835; m. SAMUEL RUFAS HARVEY.

iv. BURWELL C. LAFFERTY, b. Jan 1837; d. 05 Mar 1901; m. (1) ELIZABETH C. WOOD; b. 1846; d. Bef. 1887; m. (2) MARY CALIDONIA ADAMS.

v. LORENZO DOW LAFFERTY, b. 1839; d. Bef. 1874.

vi. LOUISE LAFFERTY, b. 1841.

vii. SARAH LAFFERTY, b. 1843.

viii. ELVIRA LAFFERTY, b. 1845; d. 1860.

ix. MARGARET LAFFERTY, b. 1847; m. CHARLEY E. BENBROOK.

x. FRANCES LAFFERTY, b. Jul 1850.

Nathaniel Henry Cox

November 9, 2008

1. NATHANIEL HENRY COX was born Abt. 1808 in Knox Co, Kentucky, and died 15 Jun 1902 in Brackettville, Kinney Co, Texas. He married (1) MARGARET CANTRELL 17 Dec 1830 in Jackson Co, MO, daughter of JAMES CANTRELL and FRANCES UNKNOWN. She was born 1812 in Kentucky, and died 1847 in Fannin Co, Texas. He married (2) LUCINDA MOUSER 11 Jul 1847 in Fannin Co, TX. She was born 25 Dec 1822 in Missouri, and died 06 Feb 1908 in Brackettville, Kinney Co, Texas.

Children of NATHANIEL COX and MARGARET CANTRELL are:

i. ZIBY COX, b. 1831, Missouri.

ii. JOSHUA COX, b. 29 Dec 1833, Lafayette Co, Missouri; d. 01 Apr 1931, Real Co, Texas; m. (1) NANCY JANE CANTRELL; m. (2) ANGELINA COX.

iii. LUCINDA COX, b. 1834, Missouri; d. 26 Jul 1924, Reagan Wells, Uvalde Co, Texas; m. HARMON BINGHAM.

iv. HUGH COX, b. 10 Jan 1836, Richland, Crawford Co, Arkansas; d. 30 Dec 1915, Carlsbad, Tom Green Co, Texas; m. SARAH MARGARET TURNBOUGH, 17 Feb 1859, Fannin Co, TX; b. 17 Mar 1842, Mississippi; d. 10 Nov 1921, Carlsbad, Tom Green Co, Texas.

v. JAMES COX, b. 1838, Richland, Crawford Co, Arkansas.

vi. JESSE COX, b. Abt. 1844.

J.H. Lafferty and Maggie Cox

November 9, 2008

Children of JOHN LAFFERTY and MAGGIE COX are:

LORENZO DOW LAFFERTY, b. 1883 in Edwards County, Texas
ALEXANDER AUGUSTUS LAFFERTY, b. 1884 in Uvalde County, Texas
LEO NORA LAFFERTY, b. 1886 in Uvalde County, Texas
ROXIE ANN LAFFERTY, b. 1888 in Uvalde County, Texas
SARAH BELL LAFFERTY, b. 1890 in Uvalde County, Texas
JAMES FRANKLIN LAFFERTY, b. 1892; d. 07 August 1964 in Uvalde County, Texas
HUBERT ALLEN LAFFERTY, b. 1895; d. 1944 in Brady, McCulloch County, Texas
JOHN MARTIN LAFFERTY, b. 1897 in Texas
MILLARD GARFIELD LAFFERTY, b. 1899 in San Saba County, Texas
WILLIARD MAYFIELD LAFFERTY, b. 1899 in San Saba County, Texas
BEULAH LAFFERTY, b. 1901 in San Saba County, Texas
EVELL VERNON LAFFERTY, b. 1906 in San Saba County, Texas
FLORENCE LAFFERTY, b. 1908 in San Saba County, Texas