Harvey Daffern was born in Williamson County, Tenn. on Nov.25,1828 to Jacob & Matilda(Bibb) Daffern.
Jacob Daffern was born Abt.1797 in N.C. Died Aft.1874 in Titus,Tx. He married Matilda Jane Bibb born Abt.1820 in Tn. Daughter of W.Bibb and E.Bibb.
Children of Jacob Daffern & Matilda Bibb: M.A. Daffern, Nancy Daffern, Martin Binlea Daffern (b.Abt.1823), Harvey (Eugene ?) Daffern (b.11-25-1828), Stephen Daffern (b.Abt:1831), Randolph Daffern (b.Abt.1834) and Sarah Daffern(b.4-11-1836).
Harvey Married Elizabeth Shoemaker (b.5-11-1836 in Shelby County, Texas). They married on 8-7-1852.They had 10 Children: Mary M.Daffern b.Abt.1855, Robert Louis Daffern b.2-9-1861 in Dublin Erath Tx. d.March 5,1926, Steven Hard Daffern, Billie, V.Lula(My Great-Grandmother-born 5-1-1870) Erin (Doty or Dody), Sallie, Lurena C.Daffern b.Abt.1857. Kit & Jeff died as children.
V.Lula married Edward Wade Howell and the rest is my Howell Family history.
I have heard from a few of Jacob & Matilda's descendants:We need to have a family reunion.....:-)