This is my husband, Carl's line. William Chaffin b.Abt 1818 Lawrence Co., KY married Mary F.'Polly' Taylor b. 1829 VA d.1876 Lawrence Co., KY. They had 5 children: 1) Jamima Chaffin b. Abt 1849 2) FRANCIS MARION CHAFFIN b.March 1, 1853 d.May 21, 1877-Big Sandy, Lawrence co., KY.(His grandson said he was told Francis died as a result of fighting a bear. His wounds were bad and he caught pnuemonia. On the Kentucky Death records it stated "Consumption" father Wm born L Co., KY mother Mary born in VA.) 3) David Chaffin abt 1854 4 & 5) Genevia & Selestia Chaffin b. Feb. 21,1857 d. Feb 21, 1857
#2 Francis 'Marion' Chaffin married Aug 17 1874-Wayne Co.,WV to Charlotte 'Lottie' Louise Sansom b. 1857-Logan, VA.(daughter of James Sansom & Susannah B. Hurley) They had 1 child; WILLIAM ASBURY CHAFFIN b. Dec 15,1875 Lawrence Co., KY d.Sept.27, 1955 Dallas, TX. married on March 13, 1900 in Pleasant Grove,TX. to Ida 'Della' Horton b. July 16, 1880 Elam, TX d.Aug 24,1960 Coppell, Dallas Co., TX.
one of thier 5 children was Charles Lee Chaffin- Carl's grandpa.
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