The first Hollifield I have is: Oliver Holifield (or Holyfield) b. abt. 1750 Chathum County d. UNKNOWN m. Unknown They had at least one son I know of: William Holifield b. 1784 N.C. m. Elizabeth Copeland b. 1782/86 NC
Wm & Elizabeth had abt. 18 children:Littleberry, Ruth(a) Ann, Mary, Elizabeth, Rebecca, George Washington, Esther/Ester, William Lee Jr., Hanna Angel "Anna",Daniel Borger/Boyce, Noah Green/Greenup, Fletcher Sullivan, Thomas Marion/Morris, Marion/Moses, Martha Ann, Newton Jasper, Ruth A. & John Holifield.
I am thru Marion/Moses Holifield.
Rev. Marion "Moses/M.J." Jackson Holifield m. Ruth Hatchel.Marion/Moses family lived in Graves County in 1850. In 1865 the family moved from Kentucky to Weakley County, TN, and in 1871 to Lake County. There he organized a Methodist Church in Tiptonville and helped to establish the Tiptonville Academy. In 1878 he was elected county trustee, an office he held for four years before resigning. He was also a farmer, owning a 150 acre farm in Lake County.
Marion "Moses/M.J." Jackson Holifield oldest of three sons-
Son William Lee Holifield is my link---he moved to VanZant County, Texas.
The couple (Wm Lee Holifield & wife Lebeeca Saphronia (Sophronia) Stringer lived in South West Van Zandt County, Texas most of their lives.
Wm Lee Holifield & Lebeeca Saphronia (Sophronia) Stringer son: William Clay "WC" Holifield married second wife Sarah A. Loper.
WilliamClay "W.C." Holifield b. 1882 BenWheeler, Tx d. 1971 Canton, VanZant Co., Tx m. #1-Hattie UNKNOWN m. #2-Sarah A. (Loper) They had at least one child: Melvin Lee "Tootles" Hollifield m. #3-Maggie Delilia (Rowan)
William Clay "WC" Holifield & Sarah A. Loper's son, Melvin "Tootle" Holifield m. second wife Eula Mae Perry.
Melvin "Tootle" Holifield & Eula Mae Perry's son: Johnny Frank Hollifield, Sr.
Johnny Frank Hollifield, Sr. married Juanita Mae (Read) and their son and my husband: Rev. Johnny Frank "Bud" Hollifield, Jr. m. me-Jodie Earline (Lowe). Our son: James Wesley "Jw" Hollifield
I have a daughter also, Jessica Marie "Cricket" (Jones) her father and my ex-Bart Mitchell Jones.
That was a rough draft....I have more if interested.