William Joseph Bruffey was born in what is now West Virginia in April 1837.He moved to Iowa and married Sarah Chambers in Marion County, Iowa on Feb. 24, 1859.Sarah and Joe had 3 children:
(1) William Bruffey was born in Iowa around 1860 and had a son named Joseph Bruffey.Joseph married Callie ? and had three children. Joseph,Jr. was born in Missouri around 1915.Gerald F. Bruffey was born in Mo. around 1917 and Darold Bruffey was born in Mo. around 1919.
(2) Alma Bruffey was born in Iowa around 1871.
(3) Mattie Bruffey was born in Iowas around 1879.
Joe and Sarah were living in Murray, Iowa during the 1880 Census with their three children.They moved to Mountain Grove, Wright County, Missouri between 1880 and 1900.Both were there in 1900 Census.Only Sarah was listed there in 1910 and 1920 Census. Daughter Mattie was still living at home during those years.Sarah died in Harrisonville, Missouri on 11-01-1025.
If you are related or have information on this family, I would appreciate being contacted.Gary Kaylor