(11) JOHN HOLYFIELD, born 1798, died after 1860.Married MAHALIA CADLE by Surry County marriage bond dated August 3, 1819; the bondsman was William Watson.She was born c. 1802, died after 1860.
From Susie: Children of Mahalia Cadle and John Holyfield:
(1) ELIZABETH HOLYFIELD, born c. 1827.Married THOMAS JEFFERSON DOSS by Surry County marriage bond dated May 17, 1845; the bondsman was William Bullen.He was born c. 1811. (2) MARTIN R. HOLFIELD, born c. 1828, died 1861-70.Married JANE ODIER by Surry County marriage bond dated August 5, 1847; bondsman was John Holyfield.She was born c. 1830.He enlisted in Company B, 2nd Battalion, N. C. Infantry, C. S. A., October 25, 1861. (3) JEFFERSON HOLYFIELD, born July 7, 1841, died October 14, 1913.Married MARY ANN TUGGLE by Surry County marriage bond dated May 28, 1859.The bondsman was Thomas J. Doss.She was born June 5, 1840 in Virginia, died December 16, 1906.He enlisted in Company H, 21st Regiment, N. C. Infantry, C. S. A., June 5, 1861, and was discharged in 1862.He was buried at a graveyard on his farm, and she was buried at Double Creek Church of Christ.
1830 Surry co NC Census index....John HOLDERFIELD, page 106 [Valentine and Susannah family]
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