Tracy, I would like to share info with you in regards to George family especially in regards to Mahala Emeline Jeffries and John Forbes George.
I do not know if I can take you back any further on this line, however, I do have info on the Jeffries line and will share whatever that I can.
I also have info in regards to Sarah George b. 29 November 1871 and her descendants, she married Warren Blount. However this researcher specifies that Sarah George was 100% Cherokee, have you ever heard of this before???? ============================================= John Forbes George was married twice, first to Mahala Emeline Jeffries and then married to Nancy Francis Shipman Barnett, with whom he had 4 children. ================================================
Also I have infoSarah Catherine George that married John Walton "Buzz" Jeffries - his parents John Thomas Jeffries b. 1812 Gerard Co, KY, and Mariah Martin daughter of Simeon Martin and Lucy Lanham. the sibling of John Forbes George, and Alexander Wilkes George. ==================== http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=ajobebrown&id=I34538http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=ajobebrown&id=I34538 Also found this info on line that indicates that this was a brother of John Forbes George. ID: I34538 Name: Alexander Wilkes GEORGE Sex: M Birth: 5 MAY 1854 in Linn Creek, Camden Co., Missouri Note: *See wife for notes and sources!
Marriage 1 Elizabeth Lucretia 'Betty' SCOTT b: 22 OCT 1858 in Linn Creek, Camden Co., Missouri Married: 19 MAY 1872 in Camden Co., Missouri Children William L. GEORGE b: 16 JUN 1873 in Linn Creek, Camden Co., MO Ira H. GEORGE b: 10 SEP 1875 in Linn Creek, Camden Co., MO Joseph Edward GEORGE b: 9 OCT 1877 in Linn Creek, Camden Co., MO Alzena Ellen GEORGE b: 11 NOV 1880 in Linn Creek, Camden Co., MO Alexander Wilkes GEORGE , Jr. b: 27 DEC 1881 in Camden Co., Missouri John Mills Pearce GEORGE b: 1 MAR 1883 in Linn Creek, Camden Co., MO Florence Ethel GEORGE b: 26 APR 1885 in Linn Creek, Camden Co., MO Alexander Milton GEORGE b: 8 JAN 1888 in Linn Creek, Camden Co., MO Charles Zebedee GEORGE b: 20 JUL 1890 in Brumley, Miller Co., MIssouri
======================================================= Book is called Worthy Names to Bear ****Shipman and Blankenship by Sharon A. Tabin Shipman. put together in 1985 with reprints in >1996 . The book is soft cover....265 pages including index and photographs. >It sells for 25$ and that includes postage. It carries the Shipman line >back into the early 1700's and brings the line to 1985. This book also >includes the family lines of Jeffries, Huddleston and a couple pages on >Patterson. Long as well as many other Camden Co families. "Sharon Shipman" has lots of info aboutIra H. George and Martha Barnett and more of the Barnett and Shipman families.This has become a bible for me to sort out the Jeffries and other families......