Per "Saffell Families U.S.A. 1732-1978:" Learner Blackman Saffell (son of Samuel Saffell and Elizabeth Cox, grson of John Saffell and Elizabeth Dorsey (widow Warfield), gr-grson of emigrant Samuel and Mary Saffell): Learner, b. 24 Jul 1815, Blount Co., TN; m. 20 May 1835, Sarah Alexander Wallace, b. 13 Feb 1815, Louisville, Blount Co., TN; she d. 17 Feb 1884, Watsonville, CA, as he did 9 Mar 1874.Sarah was d/o William Wallace and his 2nd wf, Mary Chamberlain.... Learner listed in Blount Co., TN 1840-1860.About 1867 he went to Calif. via the Horn route.They had 6 ch. born in Tenn.: Mary Elizabeth Saffell, b. ca 1836 Ellen Nancy Saffell, b. ca 1841 Isabella Dick Saffell, b. 8 Nov 1844 Samuel Saffell, b. ca 1845 Lilly Saffell, b. ca 1853 Anna L. Saffell, b. ca 1859.
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