David Draffin had 21 or 22 children from two marriages.He lived at Drumgrole, a townland at Ballybay, Co Monaghan, Ireland.He died in 1822.I am interested in following up any and all references to the Draffin name. Details (many not proven yet) of David Draffin are: First marriage to either a Hodge or Neaby (think it was Hodge) produced the following: 1child - died in infancy 2David - black paw - went to Australia 3Joseph -to Australia 4girl - married a Halliday 5male - to New York (may be James, a policeman) 6Tom - to Liverpool 7girl - married a Goss 8William - married Ruby Telford
Second marriage to Jane Ballagh produced 9Graham - second wife had sons Robert and David 10 Fleming - b 2/1803, d 1877 11 Mary Ann - b 12/1803, d 1878, m George Bamid 12 Jane - b 8/1804, d 1804 13 Mary - b 4/1807, m Robert Stewart 14 David - b 5/1809, d 1809 15 Jane - b 11/1809, d 1881, m William Craig 16 Jane - b 1/1812 17 Robert - b 4/1814, d 1885, m first Jane Davidson, second Anne Parker 18 Catherine - b 6/1816, d 1816 19 Catherine - b 8/1818 20 David - b 7/1820, d 1896, m Phoebe 21 James - b abt 1822, d 1894 m Agnes Kinnear
I am descended from number 21, James. Some of this information is proven, some not, but it is the best I have.I am very happy to correspond with anyone about any Draffins anywhere.