Generation No. 1
1.JOHN4 GAFFORD(STEPHEN3, JOHN2, THOMAS1) was born Bet. 1810 - 1813 in S.C., and died July 1861.He married PATSY.She was born 1816 in AR..
Notes for JOHN GAFFORD:
Appears to be the one that married Malinda Greenwood May 24, 1830
1830 census Yell Co., AR.
1850 Yell Co., AR.
John37S.C.born 1813Killed accidently at Camp Sevier, AR. July 1861 Co. H, 1stAR. Mtd Rifles.
William A.9died Atlanta, GA. 1863 Co. H., 1st AR. Mtd. Rifles.
1860 there is a John age 20 student living along. He maybe the one that is tried for murder in Fort Smith in 1863.
Land Deed Jefferson Gafford to Walton Haney and Rhoda A. Brown, Jeff, Malissa A. Cobb, and George W. Cobb, sum of sixty dollars; west 1/2 of nw 1/4 of sect 5 and ne 1/4 of ne 1/4 of sect 6 twp 5n, range 22 west 125 acres.
Children of JOHN GAFFORD and PATSY are:
2. i. NANCY JANE5 GAFFORD, b. 1836; d. Aft. 1871.
ii. POLLY GAFFORD, b. 1837.
iii. RHODA A. GAFFORD, b. 1839; m. UNK BROWN.
iv. WILLIAM ASHLEY GAFFORD, b. 1841; d. 1863, Altanta, GA..
Notes for WILLIAM ASHLEY GAFFORD:
Member of Co. H., 1st AR. Mtd. Rifles
1868 land sold for non payment of taxes in Yell Co., AR.
v. JOHN GAFFORD, b. 1844.
3. vi. MALISSA ANGELINE GAFFORD, b. Bet. 1846 - 1850.
vii. FRANCIS MATILDA GAFFORD, b. 1848; m. JOHN ROY, April 02, 1877, Yell Co., AR..
viii. JEFFERSON GAFFORD, b. 1849.
Notes for JEFFERSON GAFFORD:
1860 Jefferson age 11 living with R. HuntYell Co., AR. page 1107
1870 census Yell Co., AR.
Jefferson21son of John
living with above Jefferson
Rody Brown26femaledau of John
Feb. 13, 1871Jefferson Gafford, Francis M. Gafford, Nancy J. Lackey, Rhoda A. Brown, Malissa A. Cobb, and husband George W. Cobb sell parents land. 125 acres. sum of $60. W1/2 of NW 1/4 of sect 5 and NE 1/4 of NE 1/4 of sect 6 twp 5 N, range 22 west
Generation No. 2
2.NANCY JANE5 GAFFORD (JOHN4, STEPHEN3, JOHN2, THOMAS1) was born 1836, and died Aft. 1871.She married JOHN LACKEY.He was born 1828.
Notes for NANCY JANE GAFFORD:
Listed in deed with Francis M. Gafford.Feb. 13, 1871. selling 12 acres. Deed Book C, pages 364 and 366
Notes for JOHN LACKEY:
1850 Census Yell Co., AR.
1860Census Yell Co.
Children of NANCY GAFFORD and JOHN LACKEY are:
i. WILLIAM A.6 LACKEY, b. 1849.
ii. JOHN A. LACKEY, b. 1850.
iii. JANE LACKEY, b. 1852.
iv. MARTHA E. LACKEY, b. 1858.
3.MALISSA ANGELINE5 GAFFORD (JOHN4, STEPHEN3, JOHN2, THOMAS1) was born Bet. 1846 - 1850.She married GEORGE W. COBB January 08, 1871 in Yell Co., AR..He was born 1852.
Notes for MALISSA ANGELINE GAFFORD:
1860Yell Co. living with John Lackey and sister Nancy.
Children of MALISSA GAFFORD and GEORGE COBB are:
i. LEVINIA6 COBB, b. 1873.
ii. GEORGE COBB, b. 1876.
iii. ROSA LEA COBB, b. 1878.