1. THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE was born 04 December 1629 in Bradford England, and died December 1684 in Middlesex Co VA. He married MARY TARRANT. She was born Bet. 1620 - 1646, and died Bef. 1684.
Child of THOMAS (TUGWELL)TUGGLE and MARY TARRANT is:
2. i. HENRY2 TUGGLE, b. 1670, Middlesex Co VA; d. 03 January 1742/43, Middlesex Co VA.
Generation No. 2
2. HENRY2 TUGGLE (THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1670 in Middlesex Co VA, and died 03 January 1742/43 in Middlesex Co VA. He married ELIZABETH BALDWIN 31 October 1710 in Middlesex Co VA, daughter of WILLIAM BALDWIN and MARGARET COOK. She was born Abt. 1685, and died Aft. 1745.
Child of HENRY TUGGLE and ELIZABETH BALDWIN is:
3. i. THOMAS3 TUGGLE, b. 25 January 1716/17; d. October 1754.
Generation No. 3
3. THOMAS3 TUGGLE (HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 25 January 1716/17, and died October 1754. He married SARAH KELLY 1740 in Middlesex Co VA.
Children of THOMAS TUGGLE and SARAH KELLY are:
4. i. LODOWICK4 TUGGLE, b. 14 September 1741, Middlesex Co VA; d. 20 October 1792, Oglethorp/Greene Co GA.
ii. CATY TUGGLE, b. 15 December 1743; m. ROBERT POWELL, Bet. 1771 - 1805.
iii. SARAH TUGGLE, b. 13 November 1745; m. ASHER BRAY, 03 November 1771.
iv. JANE TUGGLE, b. 13 November 1745.
v. BENJAMIN TUGGLE, b. 11 June 1750; d. Bef. 1779.
vi. THOMAS TUGGLE, b. 29 March 1752; d. Bet. 1783 - 1842; m. NANCY PENICK, Bet. 1783 - 1817.
Generation No. 4
4. LODOWICK4 TUGGLE (THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 14 September 1741 in Middlesex Co VA, and died 20 October 1792 in Oglethorp/Greene Co GA. He married DOROTHY LEE 01 October 1765 in Middlesex Co, VA, daughter of GEORGE LEE and MARY BUFORD. She was born 31 March 1749 in Middlesex Co VA, and died Aft. 1791 in Oglethorp Co Ga.
Notes for LODOWICK TUGGLE:
In 1769 Lodowick sold his plantation in Middlesex Co where his family had lived for about 100 years. He moved to Prince Edward Co. And in April of 1776 he moved to Pittsylvania Co VA. while there he served he served as a high officer in the Revolutionary War. Around 1791, they moved to Oglethorpe Co Georgia. This was near the area Esther, sister of Dorothy and her family lived.
In 1825, Greene, Hancock, Oglethorpe, Warren and Wilkes Counties were all combined to create what is now Taliaferro County, Georgia.
From the book, "HISTORY OF PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VIRGINIA" , page 101-102
Account Books of: Calland Store on Nov 21, 1784, Captain Lodowick Tuggle,visited the store
"THE TUGGLE FAMILY OF VIRGINIA" by Vivian Tuggle states, pg 33-36:
"Lodowick Tuggle, b. Middlesex Co.,VA, 14 Sept 1741, bapt 4 Oct 1741, died in Oglethorpe Co., GA between 23 Sept and 20 Oct 1798, m in Middlesex County, 1 Oct 1765, Dorothy Lee.
On 7 March 1769, he sold the plantation inherited from his father to Richard Bristow, (9 Middlesex Deeds 57) and moved to Prince Edward County. There he bought 100 acres from Andrew Wallace on 18 June 1770 described as being "on both sides of Falling Creek of the north side of Buffalo River". (4 PE Deeds 146). On 5 Nov 1771 he purchased 245 acres from Dabney Pettus described as "being on the north side of Buffalo River beginning at Wallace's corner in Bauldwin line." (4 PE Deeds 237). Lodowick conveyed 90 acres of his boundary to Philemon Bird (a brother-in-law who marred Mary Lee) 20 July 1772 (5 PE Deeds 197). He resided in Prince Edwrd until 1776 when he disposed of his property by three separate conveyances, all dated 19 February. Williamson Bird purchased 40 acres (5 PE Deeds 527), Philemon Bird 40 acres (6 PE Deeds 76), and John Holecombe 171 acres "being the place the said Tuggle now lives on." (6 PE Deeds 134).
Lodowick and Dorothy at once moved to Pittsylvania County and on 28 April 1776 bought 400 acres on Turkey Cock Creek, "including the mill" from George Jefferson, (5 Pitt.Deeds 67). A land grant for 175 acres "on the south side of Pigg River, beginning at Francis Kerby's Corner beech" was issued to him 1 Sept. 1780, (E Va. Land Grants 523). On 2 April 1784 he had surveyed a tract containing 296 acres "on Pigg River and Snow Creek beginning at his corner" and calling for Jefferson's line on the north and Peter Finney's line on the south (2 Va. Land Grants 61). Lodowick obtained a Land Officers Treasury Warrant on 9 June 1783 for 250 acres which was surveyed 20 April 1785, described as being on the branches of Turkey Cock Creek and "beginning at the said Tuggle's corner maple" (16 Va. Land Grants 82). He had also purchased shortly after arriving in Pittsylvania, on 26 Sept 1776, a bounty of 100 acres from Garrett, (4 PE Deeds 245).
Lodowick was a Lieutenant in the Pittsylvania Militia during the Revolutionary War. An order under date of 23 Oct 1777 appears at 4 Pittsylvania Orders 40, reciting that.
"Lodowick Tuggle, Gent., produced his commission as a Lieutenant in the Militia and took the oath by law prescribed."
On 18 June 1787 he filed his commission form the Governor and qualified as a Captain of the Pittsylvania Militia, (5 Pitt. Orders 494). He was still a Captain in the Militia in 1789, as is shown by reference in 4 Calendar if Virginia State Papers 646.
He took an active part in the government of Pittsylvania County. On 21 Nov 1780, he was accepted as one of four sureties on a bond of thirty thousand pounds to Thomas Jefferson as Governor to insure the collection of the county revenues by Crispin Shelton, (6 PE Orders 72).
In 1782, he was one of five sureties on the official bond of Abraham Shelton, then Sheriff.
The Journal of the Council of the State of Virginia under date of 18 June 1783 recites that Lodowick Tuggle, Gentleman, was appointed to the Commission of the Peace and Oyer and Terminer for the County of Pittsylvania, (5 Pitt. Orders 6). He was one of the Commissioners that laid out the Town of Cooksburg in 1788, (12 Hening 659).
The Vestry Book of Cambden Parish disclosed that beginning in 1782 and for some years thereafter he was a Vestryman of that Parish, (63 Vestry Book of Cambden Parish 1767-1852)...
...A Middlesex Court Order states that "Lodowick Tuggle, Gent. married Dorothy Lee, Spinster, Oct 1, 1765" (7 Wm. & Mary Quarterly 192; Middlesex Marriages Records (1740-1854, pg 16). The witnesses were John George and John Stringer. Dorothy Lee, wife of Lodowick, b. 31 March 1749, was a daughter of George Lee (1715-1757) who was married, 4 Dec 1737, to Mary Buford. George Lee was a son of Charles Lee (1683-1720) whose wife was named Dorothy. The father of Charles was Thomas Lee whose wife was named Elizabeth. Charles Lee, a brother of Dorothy (Lee) Tuggle, was Sheriff of Middle sex County in 1783, (44 Va. Mag. of History & Biog. 75).
Lodowick had been baptized, reared and married in the Anglican Church and was a member of the Vestry of Cambden Parish in Pittsylvania, but became active in the Presbyterian Church
In a historical sketch of New Hope Church in Oglethorpe in the Southern Presbyterian (1787) it is stated: "The Rev. John Newton was installed by the Presbytery of South Carolina as pastor of Bethany and New Hope about 1788. It appears that Allen Leeper, Lodowick Tuggle, and William Appleby were the first Elders...At the first meeting of Hopewell Presbytery in 1797 there were three Elders present as appears from the first Minutes, Ezekiel Gilham, Jacob Darrah, and Lodowick Tuggle..."
His will dated 23 Sept 1798 probated 20 Oct 1798, is of record in Oglethorpe Will Book "A" at page 80, and reads in part:
"My will and desire is, that I have give my four sons part of my estate, that they give a true account of what they have received and that it may be considered and counted as my estate, and then my will is that the whole of my estate be equally divided between all of my children. My will further is that the land I now live on be not sold, but be kept and remain as a home for my children until my youngest child, Nancy Tuggle, comes of age, then to be sold and divided amongst all of my children.
My will further is that the land I had of Charles Brooks and what else of my estate my executors shall think best to be sold, that they sell it and divide the same among them. But my Negroes, I do not allow to be sold, but equally divided among my children, viz: Goerge, Robert, Thomas, William, Sally, Eunice, Savannah, Catherine, Elizabeth and Nancy Tuggle, as soon as my Executors can, the division of my estate is to be, and I herby constitute and appoint my two oldest sons, George Tuggle and Robert Tuggle and Philemon Bird, Executors of this my last will and Testament."
Children of LODOWICK TUGGLE and DOROTHY LEE are:
i. GEORGE5 TUGGLE, b. 1766; d. Bet. 1801 - 1857; m. POLLY SWANSON, 05 December 1796, Oglethorpe Co, GA.
5. ii. ROBERT TUGGLE, b. 1767, VA; d. 1835, Jasper County GA.
iii. THOMAS TUGGLE, b. 1768.
6. iv. WILLIAM TUGGLE, b. 17 April 1777, VA; d. Bet. 1803 - 1868.
v. SALLY TUGGLE, b. 1778; d. Aft. 1798.
vi. EUNICE TUGGLE, b. 1779; d. Aft. 1798.
vii. SAVANNAH TUGGLE, b. 1780.
7. viii. CATHERINE TUGGLE, b. 1781; d. Bet. 1804 - 1875.
ix. ELIZABETH B TUGGLE, b. 04 September 1786; d. 30 October 1843; m. JOHN SR SWANSON, 19 June 1802, Morgan Co Ga.
Notes for JOHN SR SWANSON:
Georgia Wills Oglethorpe Page 60 SWANSON, MARY. Jan. 31, 1811; Sept. term 1811. Legacy to James Swanson's son John, a minor. Estate to be equally divided among James Swanson, Frances Edmondson, William Tuggle. Exrs: William Tuggle, Frances Edmondson. Wit: Laban Short, Philemon Edmondson.
Georgia Wills Oglethorpe Page 27 SWANSON, WILLIAM, SR. Mch. 5, 1801; Nov. 1808. To sons Nathan Swanson and William Wilson (son-in-law). To daus. Sarah Ryan, Mary Wilson, Ann Maxey, Fannie Edmondson, one-eighth share to each. To gr. sons James and John Swanson, heirs of my son John Swanson, dec., one-eighth share. To gr. daus: Ann Tuggle, wife of William Tuggle; Betty Copeland, wife of William Copeland; Sally and Polly Dunn. Exrs: Wife and William Copeland. Wit: John Swanson, George and Crawford Edmondson.
8. x. NANCY TUGGLE, b. 1787, VA; d. Aft. 1860, AL.
Generation No. 5
5. ROBERT5 TUGGLE (LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1767 in VA, and died 1835 in Jasper County GA. He married ELIZABETH JEFFRIES 05 April 1799 in Oglethorp Co GA, daughter of WILLIAM JEFFRIES and ESTHER LEE. She was born 1777 in VA, and died 1854 in Jasper County GA.
Robert and Elizabeth had lived in Jasper County, Georgia at one time. This information comes from, The Columbus Enquirer-Issue, 5 Feb 1850, in a notice about the death of their son, Lee Tuggle.
On December 14, 1797 Robert Tuggle bought 500 acres of land in Greene County from Jane and Charles Crawford, Sr., of Columbia County.
Robert Tuggle paid his taxes on 261 acres of land, in Greene County, in 1801.
In June 1802 Robert served as a juror in Greene county
On January 7, 1807 Robert signed as a witness when George Jeffries sold a slave,
Stephen, to Britton Huckeby for $600.
On March 12, 1808 Robert Tuggle sold to Thomas Lyne 34 acres of land on the south side of Stewart's Creek in Greene County. This was part of a tract of land, that Robert was serving as the administrator, which belonged to the estate of Lodowick Tuggle, for $103.50.
On February 8, 1809, as the administrator of Lodowick's estate, Robert sold 100 acres of land on Shirley Creek to Thomas Jeffries, my ancestor, for $100.
On December 10, 1811 Robert Tuggle sold 100 acres of land on Sherrell's Creek in Greene County to Armistead Atkinson.
On December 12, 1817 Robert Tuggle bought 202 acres of land on Murder Creek in Jasper County. This was about the same time Elizabeth's four brothers all move to this same general area.
On February 26, 1818 he sold 314 acres of land in Greene County for almost the same amount of money, $1,000, he gave for the Jasper County land he bought.
The 1820 Jasper County Census listed the following family:
Robert Tuggle 45, Elizabeth Tuggle 26-45, two sons 16-26, one son 16-18, two sons and three daughters 0-10 years.
One of their sons, Lee Tuggle, had already married and he and his wife
were listed as 16-26, and they had a son 0-10 years old. This census also showed Robert owned 14 slaves at this time.
On February 5, 1828 Robert sold seven slaves to the executors of William James' estate for $1,136.12, but the bill of sale said that if Robert repaid the loan in one day the sale would be canceled. Swepston C. Jeffries witnessed this sale, in Taliaferro County.
On February 20, 1829 Swepston C. Jeffries testified in court that he and George West saw Robert Tuggle sign a deed with the executors of William James' estate on February 5, 1828.
In the 1830 Jasper County Census Robert Tuggle was listed as 60-70, and Elizabeth as 50-60 years old. Living in their household at this time was one son 20-30, two daughters 15-20, one son 10-15, and two daughter's 0-10 years old.
Robert Tuggle died in Jasper County in 1835. His sons, Lee and Thomas, qualified as the administrators of Robert's estate. Bond Book C, of Jasper County, on page 108, shows that the administrators had an inventory made and paid a bond of $12,000 for security.
Book 11, of Jasper County, on January 26, 1836 shows the sale of the estate's property
The same book on page 47 shows that the sale of the slaves was held on the first
Tuesday, April 5, 1836. Those buying some of the slaves were: T.H. Tuggle, W.J.L. Tuggle,
Catherine Tuggle, Mary B. Tuggle, Lee Tuggle, J.H. Tuggle, Elizabeth Tuggle, and Colby Jackson for a total of $5,958.
Bond Book C, of Jasper County, on page 125, shows that Thomas H. Tuggle and Jephtha Dismukes were bound by the Jasper County Inferior Court for $4,000 on March 7, 1836
as Thomas was appointed guardian of William, Francis, and Rebecca Tuggle, orphans of
In the same book, on page 165, shows that Thomas H. Tuggle, William J. L. Tuggle, and Elizabeth Tuggle were bound for $1, 650 on March 6, 1837 as Elizabeth Tuggle was appointed guardian of Rebecca Tuggle, orphan. Thomas had asked to be relieved of this responsibility.
In the May term of the 1837 Court of Ordinary, on page 123, the court said Thomas H. and Lee Tuggle said they had fulfilled their responsibility as administrators of Robert Tuggle's estate and asked to be relieved of this responsibility.
The court ordered that any objections be made in the next term of court in January.
Notes for ELIZABETH JEFFRIES:
In the 1840 Jasper County Census Elizabeth Tuggle was listed as 50-60 years old, and in her household she had a daughter and a son 20-30, one daughter 15-20, and a daughter 10-15 years old.
Will Book 12, on page 422, for July 12, 1842 shows that Catherine Tuggle gave her mother, Elizabeth, her slave, Rachel, and Rachel's three children.
The 1850 Jasper County Census listed Elizabeth as 62 years old and living in her
household was Amanda Tuggle, who was 21 years old. Still living in Jasper County, with
families of their own were two sons Benjamin F. Tuggle and William Jeffries Lodowick Tuggle.
(This last name was interesting to me. It seems as if Elizabeth and Robert covered all bases with their fathers.)
The slave census of Jasper County for 1850 shows that Elizabeth owned eight slaves and her son William Jeffries Lodowick Tuggle owned nine slaves.
The 1850 Agricultural Schedule of Jasper County shows Elizabeth Tuggle owned 40 acres
of land valued at $300 and had livestock valued at $200.
Elizabeth (Jeffries) Tuggle died in Jasper County
in 1854. Her will left her son, William Jeffries Lodowick Tuggle nine slaves and the executor
of her will.
Her will was written on February 1, 1854 and says:
"In the name of God Amen.
I, Elizabeth Tuggle of Jasper County, Georgia being of sound mind and memory and knowing the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death, do make this my last will and testament.
1st item- It is my will and desire that my body, after my death, be interred in a Decent and Christian-like manner.
2nd item- It is my will and desire that my debts, if any, be paid by my executor hereinafter named with as little delay as practicable.
3rd item- I give and bequeath to my son, William J.L. Tuggle, as trustee and to trust for the sole and separate use of my daughter, Rebecca E. Jeffries, wife of Bolin E. Jeffries, during her lifetime the sum of fifteen hundred dollars. This is to be invested in such a way by the above named trustee, as he shall think best for the interest of the said Rebecca E. Jeffries. After her death the said sue of fifteen hundred dollars on the property purchased by the investment if made by the trustee. Then I give and bequeath to the children of the said Rebecca E. Jeffries. Also I give to the same trustee and with the same
limitations attached that for the said Rebecca E. Jeffries all of my household and kitchen furniture, all my cattle and hogs, and after her death to her children.
4th item- I give and bequeath to Colbert Jeffries (my great, great, great uncle and son of Thomas and Elizabeth (Morris) Jeffries) my Negro man, Harry, about 59 years of age.
5th item- I give and bequeath to my son, William J.L. Tuggle, my Negro woman, Jinny, about 80 years old; Negro woman, Chaney, about 53 years old; Negro woman, Rachel, about 38 years old; Negro man, Granville, about 20 years old; Negro woman, Mary, about 18 years old; Negro boy, Ralph, about 15 years old; Negro boy, Billy, about 10 years old; Negro girl, Katy, a girl about 8 years old; and Sam a Negro boy about three years old. Together with the increase of the females, if any. After the making of this will, or after my death, if there are any increase, also I give and bequeath unto my said son, William J.L. Tuggle. One two horse wagon and harness, also my horses and mules, as the case may be, after my death, also the crop that may be on hand at my death, whether matured, or to be matured, including cotton, corn, oats, fodder, etc. I also give all the bacon and other provisions on hand at the time of my death, and further my plantation tools of every description.
6th item- In order to carry into effect this my last will and testament, I hereby constitute and appoint my son, William J.L. Tuggle, my executor.
Signed, sealed, published, and declared by the said Elizabeth Tuggle as her last will and testament,
this the first day of February in the year 1854."
Elizabeth signed her will with her mark.
Children of ROBERT TUGGLE and ELIZABETH JEFFRIES are:
i. NANCY6 TUGGLE, m. COLBY R. JACKSON, Jasper County GA.
ii. HENRY TUGGLE, m. LIZZIE KELLY, 03 November 1930, Jasper Co GA.
iii. CATHERINE TUGGLE, d. July 1842.
9. iv. LEE TUGGLE, b. 05 July 1801, Greene Co GA; d. 10 January 1850, Meriwether Co GA.
10. v. THOMAS TUGGLE, b. 1805, Greene County GA.
11. vi. BENJAMIN TUGGLE, b. 1807.
12. vii. WILLIAM JEFFRIES LODOWICK TUGGLE, b. 1815, Greene County GA.
13. viii. FRANCIS LEE TUGGLE, b. 23 May 1818; d. 04 March 1897.
14. ix. REBECCA TUGGLE, b. 1824, Jasper County, Georgia; d. Bef. 1857, Probably Russell county, AL.
x. ELIZABETH TUGGLE, b. 1827; m. JOHN W. SMITH, 15 November 1827, Jasper Co GA.
Notes for JOHN W. SMITH:
On October 24, 1845 George W. Johnson, a schoolteacher of Chambers County, Alabama brought a case into the Troup County, Georgia court against Thomas Tuggle and John W. Smith for assaulting him in the spring of 1842. The 1960 census shows a John W. Smith lived in Troup County and another John W. Smith lived in the adjoining county of Meriwether. (I believe one of these was the father of the other, but I have not read the censuses yet, and I do not know which county this John W. Smith lived in.)
6. WILLIAM5 TUGGLE (LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 17 April 1777 in VA, and died Bet. 1803 - 1868. He married ANNA DUNN 09 December 1797 in Oglethorpe Co, GA.
Child of WILLIAM TUGGLE and ANNA DUNN is:
15. i. WILLIAM JR6 TUGGLE, b. Greene Co GA.
7. CATHERINE5 TUGGLE (LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1781, and died Bet. 1804 - 1875. She married GEORGE JEFFRIES 18 December 1798 in Oglethorpe Co, GA, son of WILLIAM JEFFRIES and ESTHER LEE. He was born Bet. 1775 - 1780 in King And Queen Co, VA, and died Bet. 1845 - 1850 in Baker County GA.
Notes for GEORGE JEFFRIES:
In 1799 George paid taxes on two slaves in Greene County.
When George's future father-in-law, Lodowick Tuggle, died on October 20, 1798 George and his brother, Thomas Jeffries, served as witnesses to his will.
In 1801 George paid his taxes in the Owen District, on the Oconee River, in Greene County
on 150 acres of land and five slaves.
George served as a juror in Greene County in 1801, 1803, 1804, and 1805.
In 1805 and 1809, and probably other years, George paid his taxes in the Watt' District of Greene County.
On January 4, 1805 George and his brother, William Jeffries, Jr., applied for the Letters of Administration for William Jeffries, Sr.'s state. It is believed their mother, Esther, had just died. Greene County Book E, on page 385, shows the total value of the estate was $4,883 of which $4,605 was the value of the slaves.
Between this deed of September 24, 1811 and the following record, which took place on February 26, 1810 George moved his family to Morgan County, Georgia. His brothers and sister moved their families to the Jasper/Newton County area around 1815 and it is believed George move to Morgan County at the same time. Since the area they lived in has Morgan Jasper /and Newton counties joining similar to a T, and the area they all lived in was near the adjoining point, they could all have lived in different counties, but still be within a mile, or two, of each other.
The 1820 Morgan County Census listed George and Catherine as both being over 45 years of age. These may, or may not, have all been their children, but living in their household at that time were the following: a male and a female 26-45, a male 16-26, a female and two males 10-16, and three females and a male 0-10 years old.
On July 9, 1825 George's son, Swepston C. Jeffries, was listed in the Hillsboro Militia District of Jasper County.
The 1830 Taliaferro County Census listed George as 50-60 years old,
and Catherine as 30-40. Living in their household they had a son 20-30, a son 15-20, a son
and a daughter 10-15, and a daughter 5-10 years old.
The 1840 Baker County Census listed George as 50-60 years old (These censuses were not taken at the same time each year.), and Catherine as 40-50.
They had a son 30-40, a son and a daughter 20-30, a daughter 10-15, and a son, or grandson,
under 5 years old living in their household.
George Jeffries was still living and listed on the 1845 Baker County Tax Digest, but he had died before the 1850 Baker County Census was taken.
The 1850 Baker County Census included the following family:
Catherine (Tuggle) Jeffries 65, James Jeffries 40 (son), Mos Penny (Price) Jeffries 25, Mary Jeffries 13, James Jeffries, Jr. 9, Benjamin Jeffries 9, James Swepston Jeffries 2/12, Julia Ann (Jeffries) Long 25 (daughter), Crawford W. Long 5, and Jane Long 3 years old.
Children of CATHERINE TUGGLE and GEORGE JEFFRIES are:
16. i. SWEPSTON C.6 JEFFRIES, b. Bet. 1800 - 1804; d. Bet. 1837 - 1840.
17. ii. JAMES JEFFRIES, b. 1810, GA.
18. iii. EBENEZER JEFFRIES, b. Abt. 1814; d. 18 March 1847.
iv. PERMELIA JEFFRIES, b. Abt. 1820.
19. v. JULIA ANN JEFFRIES, b. 1825.
8. NANCY5 TUGGLE (LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1787 in VA, and died Aft. 1860 in AL. She married WILLIAM III JEFFRIES 24 October 1806 in GA, son of WILLIAM JEFFRIES and ESTHER LEE. He was born 1773, and died Bet. 1850 - 1852 in Jasper Co., GA.
Notes for NANCY TUGGLE:
On September 20, 1852 Nancy (Tuggle) Jeffries, William's widow, sold 135 acres of land on Bear Creek, in Newton County, to Matthew Whitfield, for $500. Nancy then move to Chambers County, Alabama with the slaves and their other belongings.
Notes for WILLIAM III JEFFRIES:
William Jeffries, Jr., oldest son of William and Esther (Lee) Jeffries, was born
in King and Queen County, Virginia in 1773. He came to Georgia with his brothers and
sister in 1791, after his mother and father had already moved here, and following his
The 1794 Tax Digest of Warren County listed William just below his mother's name. This shows he was 21 years old and he had to pay a poll tax. This was paid in Captain Bunkley's District, on the Bass and Dismukes Waters, of the Ogeechee River.
In 1798 and 1799 William paid taxes on ten slaves and 500 acres of land on the Little River in Greene County.
In 1800, 1801, 1805, and probably 1803 and 1804, William paid his taxes in the Owen District of Greene County, on 309 acres of oak lands on Little Creek.
In June 1800 and January 1803 William served as a Greene County juror.
On November 23, 1803 William furnished the security needed when his brother, Thomas married Elizabeth Morris in Greene County.
William and his brother, George, applied for the Letters of Administration of William Jeffries, Sr.'s estate on July 18, 1804.
In 1804 William paid taxes on eight slaves and land on William's Creek in Greene County.
On December 10, 1805 William Jeffries, Jr. and George Bird were witnesses as Job Bird, of Greene County, sold 60 acres of land in the county to Joseph Catching for $300.
William Jeffries, Jr. married Nancy Tuggle, his first cousin, in Greene County on October 24, 1806.
On March 4, 1808 William sold 130 acres of land on the Little River, in Greene County, to Sherwood Wilkinson for $450. This was recorded in the Taliaferro County Deed Book B, after the county was created.
William bought some land in Jasper County on July 27, 1815. William's brother, Lee Jeffries, who had land next to Jacob's plantation, witnessed the bill of sale.
On January 15, 1817 William sold 65 acres of land, in Jasper County, to William Evans for $375.
The 1820 Jasper County Census listed William as owning seven slaves, and his family included: William who was listed as being over 45 years of age, Nancy who was 26-45, two daughters who were 10-16, and two sons and two daughters who were 0-10 years of age.
It is believed William moved his family from near Shady Dale, in Jasper County to near Bear Creek, in Newton County in 1827. In September 1827 Nancy (Tuggle) Jeffries was dismissed, moved, or was removed from the membership roll of Providence Baptist Church of Shady Dale.
When William died around 1850, Nancy sold his land on Bear Creek. They could have still gone to Providence Baptist Church, but it would have been a long distance in the horse and buggy days, and they would have passed by many other Baptist churches.
The 1830 Jasper County Census listed William as 50-60 years of age, Nancy as 40-50,
two daughters 20-30, two daughters and a son 15-20, and a son 10-15 years old living in the
On September 20, 1852 Nancy (Tuggle) Jeffries, William's widow, sold 135 acres of land on Bear Creek, in Newton County, to Matthew Whitfield, for $500. Nancy then move to Chambers County, Alabama with the slaves and their other belongings.
The Wilkes County Annual Returns Book 16 said:
"William Jeffries, deceased, and James T. Hackney was named as the administrator of the estate in February 1854."
Children of NANCY TUGGLE and WILLIAM JEFFRIES are:
20. i. DOROTHY6 JEFFRIES, b. 1807.
21. ii. CATHRINE JEFFRIES, b. 1808.
22. iii. WILLIAM B JEFFRIES, b. 1816, GA; d. 17 October 1886, Fayette Co GA.
23. iv. NANCY JEFFRIES, b. 1817, GA; d. Bef. 1860, GA.
24. v. BOLIN S. JEFFRIES, b. 15 October 1819, Jasper County, Georgia; d. 15 October 1883, Probably Russell Co, AL.
25. vi. SARAH JEFFRIES, b. 1830.
Generation No. 6
9. LEE6 TUGGLE (ROBERT5, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 05 July 1801 in Greene Co GA, and died 10 January 1850 in Meriwether Co GA. He married NANCY ROLLINGS 25 January 1826 in Jasper Co GA, daughter of LODWICK ROLLINGS and RACHEL ?. She was born Abt. 1806, and died 10 January 1850 in Stewart County GA.
Notes for LEE TUGGLE:
Lee was born on July 5, 1801 and married Nancy Rollins, in Jasper County, on January 24, 1826. He borrowed $300 from
Hiram Merritt, in Meriwether County on January 1, 1844 on a promissory note. Lee and four
other men witnessed a deed of Henry Freeman, of Montgomery County, Alabama for a $6,000
note on August 7,1840, in Meriwether County. On December 8, 1847 Lee Tuggle, of
Meriwether County, and his brother, Thomas Tuggle we the administrators of their father's
will. They sold their home place, in Jasper County, on December 8, 1849.
Nancy (Rollins) Tuggle died in Stewart County, Georgia. On January 10. 1850 Lee Tuggle
made an oral will to four men, who testified to the contents of the will and they heard
him give it. A son of Nancy (Rollins) and Lee Tuggle, Augustus Tuggle, married Sarah A. Key.
In January 10, 1850 Lee made his oral will to four men, who testified to the fact in court.
Child of LEE TUGGLE and NANCY ROLLINGS is:
i. AUGUSTUS7 TUGGLE, b. Bet. 1826 - 1850, GA; m. SARAH A. KEY.
10. THOMAS6 TUGGLE (ROBERT5, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1805 in Greene County GA. He married (1) N. UNKNOWN. He married (2) NANCY LOVEJOY 01 February 1827 in GA. She was born in Jasper County GA. He married (3) JANE B. WILSON 03 November 1830 in Jasper Co GA.
Notes for THOMAS TUGGLE:
Thomas was born in Greene County in 1805 and married first Nancy Lovejoy, of Jasper County, on February 1, 1827. His second marriage was to Jane B. Wilson, in
Jasper County, on November 3, 1830. He married a third time, but the date, place,
and name of his wife hasn't been discovered.
Children of THOMAS TUGGLE and JANE WILSON are:
i. NEWTON7 TUGGLE, m. PEARL E. TALBERT.
ii. J. H. TUGGLE, b. 1847, Alabama.
iii. J.S. TUGGLE, b. 1850, Alabama.
iv. J.H. TUGGLE, b. 1854, Louisiana.
v. M.C. TUGGLE, b. 1859, Louisiana.
11. BENJAMIN6 TUGGLE (ROBERT5, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1807. He married MARY ANN HOLLAND 03 January 1826 in Jasper Co GA.
Notes for BENJAMIN TUGGLE:
It is unknown if he did this full time for a living, or not, or if he just finished up a year after serving in the Creek and Indian War, but on December 12, 1855 Benjamin was paid $50 for tutoring six children, by the Treasurer of Newton County. He served as a private in Captain Stoane's Company of the 1st Georgia Militia, during the Creek and Indian War, and was living in Newton County on March 28, 1855. At that time he was awarded bounty land grant #19071 for his service. Just when he moved his family to Livingston County, Kentucky, where they both died is not known.
The 1850 Jasper County Census listed the following family: Benjamin F. Tuggle 43, Mary Ann Tuggle 45, Joseph Tuggle 16, Leroy Tuggle 14, and Elizabeth Tuggle 11 years old.
Benjamin was one of those contesting his mother's will, in the Jasper County Court of Ordinary, at the time of her death on October 2, 1854.
They lost that case. The 1860 Jasper County census listed Leroy Tuggle 22, Elizabeth (Jeffries)
Tuggle and Crayton Tuggle 2 years old. Leroy and Elizabeth lived in Newton County.
He was a member of Glover Guards, of Jasper County, in Company G of the 4th Regiment,
of Northern Virginia as a private. He was wounded in the Seven Days Battle, near Richmond,
Virginia, and died of his wounds on June 25, 1662
Elizabeth (Jeffries) Tuggle was buried
in the Tabernacle Church Cemetery, which is located almost exactly on the Newton/Jasper County line on Highway #11, just south of Mansfield. She is buried near her mother, her youngest brother, and many from his family. Her tombstone reads: "Eliza Tuggle 1838-1927."
Benjamin Tuggle also had a daughter he named Elizabeth, who was born in 1839 and married
Children of BENJAMIN TUGGLE and MARY HOLLAND are:
i. LAWSON7 TUGGLE, b. 1828; m. (1) FRANCIS HARRISON; b. Aft. 1833; m. (2) FRANCIS A. HARRISON, 21 February 1850, Jasper Co GA.
ii. JOSEPH TUGGLE, b. 1834; m. (1) ADALINE HARRISON; b. 1837; m. (2) ELLEN STEPHENS; m. (3) MARY HALL.
26. iii. LEROY TUGGLE, b. 1838; d. 10 May 1864.
iv. ELIZABETH TUGGLE, b. 1839; m. JIM OSBORN.
12. WILLIAM JEFFRIES LODOWICK6 TUGGLE (ROBERT5, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1815 in Greene County GA. He married MARY ANN HUNTER 04 January 1839 in Jasper Co GA. She was born 1816, and died Bet. 1850 - 1860.
Notes for WILLIAM JEFFRIES LODOWICK TUGGLE:
He owned nine slaves in the 1850 and 25 slaves in the 1860 Jasper County Censuses. His mother's will on February 1, 1854 named him as her executor and gave him nine slaves and much of her estate. His brother, Benjamin, and his four brothers-in-law contested the will, but the court decided in his favor.
The 1860 Jasper County Census listed the family as:
William Jeffries Lodowick Tuggle 44,
Sarah Tuggle 41,
Robert Tuggle 12,
Florence Tuggle 8,
Saline Tuggle 6, and
Carolina Tuggle 4 years old.
Some researchers say he died in 1864 and the following obituary,
which appeared in the Macon Telegraph may have been his, or a son:
"William J.L. Tuggle, 84,
a retired Putnam County farmer died at his home in Eatonton on October 28 of a heart attack.
Funeral services will be held at Eatonton Baptist Church Saturday at 3:30 P.M. with the
Rev. Otis Brooks officiating. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Tuggle is survived by a daughter, Mrs. H.H. Wiggins of Miami, Florida, three sons Louis
and Earle Tuggle of Eatonton and Albert Tuggle of Miami, Florida and four brothers
Elmer Tuggle of Eastman, Owen Tuggle of Tampa, Florida, and Lee Tuggle of Divine, Texas and Awbrey Tuggle of Jacksonville, Florida. Vinings Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements."
Children of WILLIAM TUGGLE and MARY HUNTER are:
i. WILLIAM7 TUGGLE, b. 1839.
ii. SOPHRORA TUGGLE, b. 1840; m. BENJAMIN F. ELDER.
iii. HENRY TUGGLE, b. 1842.
iv. ROBERT TUGGLE, b. 1848; m. SARAH UNKNOWN.
13. FRANCIS LEE6 TUGGLE (ROBERT5, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 23 May 1818, and died 04 March 1897. She married OBEDIAH C. CAVENDER 03 March 1839 in 03 March 1839, son of GEORGE CAVENDER and MARY UNKNOWN. He was born 17 April 1809 in Anaon County NC, and died 15 November 1896.
Children of FRANCIS TUGGLE and OBEDIAH CAVENDER are:
i. WILLIAM WASHINGTON7 CAVENDER, b. 20 August 1840; m. LESTHENIA HAZELTINE "ELLEN" COPELAND.
ii. SEABORN J. CAVENDER, b. 25 April 1846; m. JULIE ELIZABETH BETTY CARMICHAEL.
iii. OBEDIAH MORGAN CAVENDER, b. 19 March 1848; m. ELLA N. HARMON.
iv. HENRIETTA F. CAVENDER, b. September 1857; m. UNKNOWN MC COY.
v. AMANDA BARTOW CAVENDER, b. 31 May 1861; m. UNKNOWN CHAPPELL.
14. REBECCA6 TUGGLE (ROBERT5, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1824 in Jasper County, Georgia, and died Bef. 1857 in Probably Russell county, AL. She married BOLIN S. JEFFRIES 20 December 1843 in Jasper Co, GA, son of WILLIAM JEFFRIES and NANCY TUGGLE. He was born 15 October 1819 in Jasper County, Georgia, and died 15 October 1883 in Probably Russell Co, AL.
Notes for REBECCA TUGGLE:
She was born in 1824 and married her first cousin, Bolin L. Jeffries, son of William Jeffries, Jr., in Jasper County, on December 20, 1843
Notes for BOLIN S. JEFFRIES:
He was born in 1819 and married his first cousin, Rebecca Tuggle, in Jasper County on December 29, 1843.
The 1830 Jasper County Census shows William Jeffries, Jr. had a son 10-15 years old, even though he
wasn't mentioned in the settlement of his estate.
The 1850 Jasper County Agricultural Schedule showed that Bolin owned 180 acres of land in Jasper County valued at $400 and had $100 worth of livestock.
In the 1850 Jasper County Slave Census Bolin owned eight slaves.
The 1850 Jasper County Census shows Bolin's household as:
Bolin S. Jeffries 31,
Rebecca Jeffries 26,
Mary Jeffries 4,
William Jeffries 2,
Nancy Jeffries 60 (mother),
Sarah A. Lindsey 20 (sister), and
Mary Lindsey 2 years old (niece).
Rebecca was not listed for the 1860 census. Bolin had a different wife, and it is believed Rebecca had died.
Bolin married second Sarah Jane Carrington.
The 1860 Russell County, Alabama Census shows:
Bolin S. Jeffries 41,
Sarah J. Jeffries 25,
William R. Jeffries 12,
Henry Jeffries 7,
Nancy R. Jeffries 3,
Z. Jeffries 4/12,
The 1880 Russell
County, Alabama Census shows:
Bolin Jeffries 60,
Sarah J. Jeffries 40,
Martha Jeffries 16,
Nancy Conway 34 (daughter),
Inez Conway 13,
Delanquez Conway 12,
John Conway 11, and
Annie L. Conway 11 years old.
Bolin's son, William Robert Jeffries was born in 1848 and died on December 3, 1899.
He married first Margaret Kennington on August 20, 1867 in Muscogee County, GA and they had a daughter. She is found with them in the 1870 Lee County, AL Census. Her complete name is not know, but it began with an "A". She is shown born in 1868, AL. It is believed she must have died young, as she has never been found after this census. W.R. and Margaret had one more child, John Swepston Jeffries, who was born on June 6, 1874 in Phenix City, Alabama and died on September 12, 1951 in Columbus. Margaret died some time after his birth in 1874, but before 1877, as William Robert Jeffries married second Ella McCracken on November 2, 1877 in Russell County, Alabama.
They had :
(1) John Robert Jeffries, who was born on June 6, 1876 and died on June 3, 1934 in Russell County, Alabama.
(2) William Arthur Jeffries who was born on October 26, 1878 died on January 22, 1953 in Phenix City, Alabama.
(3) Laura Jeffries was born in 1886.
Confederate Military Records of Alabama, show that Sarah J. Jeffries, widow, filed for a pension and that Bolin served in Ferrell's (This show say Terrell's) Brock's Light Artillery as a private. He died 15 Oct 1883. The pension was file in Muscogee Co, GA and Russell Co, AL, dated 7 Aug 1899.
Children of REBECCA TUGGLE and BOLIN JEFFRIES are:
i. MARY7 JEFFRIES, b. 1846, Jasper Co, GA.
27. ii. WILLIAM ROBERT JEFFRIES, b. 1848, AL; d. 03 December 1899, Prob Russell Co, AL.
28. iii. HENRY JEFFRIES, b. July 1853, AL.
iv. E. NANCY R. JEFFRIES, b. Bef. August 1857.
Notes for E. NANCY R. JEFFRIES:
I believe this is Ella Jeffries. Her full name may be Ella Nancy Rebecca Jeffries.
With Bolin and 2nd wife, Sarah Jane, in the 1860 Russell Co, AL, census is, E.N.R. Jeffries, age 3 Female, born AL.(1857)
1870, Lee County, AL, has E. Jeffries, age 14, female, born AL. (1856)
15. WILLIAM JR6 TUGGLE (WILLIAM5, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born in Greene Co GA.
Child of WILLIAM JR TUGGLE is:
29. i. GRANBY H.7 TUGGLE, b. Greene Co GA.
16. SWEPSTON C.6 JEFFRIES (CATHERINE5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born Bet. 1800 - 1804, and died Bet. 1837 - 1840. He married REBECCA ANN ROBERTS, daughter of JOSEPH ROBERTS and CHRISSA WRIGHT.
Notes for SWEPSTON C. JEFFRIES:
SWEPSTON C. JEFFRIES was listed in the Hillsboro Militia of Jasper County on July 9, 1825.
He married Rebecca Ann Roberts, daughter of Joseph Roberts, a veteran of the Revolutionary War from South Carolina.
Joseph Roberts, in his will, in Warren County, on October 28, 1832, named his second wife, Mrs. Chrissa Wright. He also named his children as Coleman, Burchell, and Jesse Roberts and his daughter Rebecca Roberts who had married Swepston C. Jeffries.
Swepston was half owner of the Jeffries/Dewberry Company in Crawfordville of Taliaferro
County. He was a very good friend, and was often mentioned by Alexander H. Stephens,
also of Crawfordville, and who some years later became the Vice-President of the Confederate
State of America.
Children of SWEPSTON JEFFRIES and REBECCA ROBERTS are:
i. JOSEPH7 JEFFRIES.
30. ii. WILLIAM JEFFRIES, b. 28 February 1828; d. 27 October 1891.
17. JAMES6 JEFFRIES (CATHERINE5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1810 in GA. He married MOS PENNY PRICE 03 August 1839 in Randolph Co, GA. She was born 1825.
The 1860 Baker County Census listed the following family:
Catherine (Tuggle) Jeffries 65,
James Jeffries 40,
Mos Penny (Price) Jeffries 25,
Mary Jeffries 13,
James Jeffries, Jr. 9,
James Swepston Jeffries 2/12,
Julia Ann (Jeffries) 25,
Crawford W. Long 5, and
Jane Long three years old.
The 1870 Jasper County Census listed James Jeffries 20 years.
It is believed this was James' son, James Swepston Jeffries, Jr.
Children of JAMES JEFFRIES and MOS PRICE are:
i. MARY7 JEFFRIES, b. Abt. 1847.
ii. JAMES JEFFRIES, b. Abt. 1851.
iii. JAMES SWEPSTON JEFFRIES, b. 1860.
18. EBENEZER6 JEFFRIES (CATHERINE5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born Abt. 1814, and died 18 March 1847. He married ELIZABETEH NORTHERN in Taiaferro, Co GA. She was born 11 May 1810, and died 12 August 1847.
Children of EBENEZER JEFFRIES and ELIZABETEH NORTHERN are:
i. ANNE ELIZABETH7 JEFFRIES.
ii. FRANCIS JEFFRIES, b. Abt. 1837.
31. iii. WILLIAM THOMAS "BILL" JEFFRIES, b. 28 March 1842; d. Abt. 1928, Washington Co, FL.
iv. JESSE MERCER JEFFRIES, b. Bet. 1844 - 1846; d. 02 July 1863.
19. JULIA ANN6 JEFFRIES (CATHERINE5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1825. She married (1) GEORGE LONG. He died Bef. 1850. She married (2) REDDEN JAMES ODUM 1850 in Baker Co GA.
Children of JULIA JEFFRIES and GEORGE LONG are:
i. CRAWFORD W.7 LONG, b. Abt. 1845.
32. ii. JANE LONG, b. 1847.
iii. ELLA JANE LONG, b. 1848; m. HENRY HOLCOMB HALL.
Children of JULIA JEFFRIES and REDDEN ODUM are:
iv. SWEPSTON7 ODUM.
v. MISSOURI ODUM.
vi. ORB ODUM.
20. DOROTHY6 JEFFRIES (NANCY5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1807. She married WILLIAM WALL Bef. 1850. He was born 1805.
Notes for DOROTHY JEFFRIES:
She was dismissed from the roll of Providence Baptist Church of Shady Dale in the early 1830's.
Before the 1850 census she had married William Wall, who had sold 120 acres of land in Taliaferro County on July 8, 1839.
Dorothy received an equal share of her father's estate.
The 1850 Jasper County Census lists their family as:
William Wall 45,
Dorothy Wall 43,
John Wall 7, and
Nancy Wall 4 years old
Children of DOROTHY JEFFRIES and WILLIAM WALL are:
i. JOHN7 WALL, b. 1843.
ii. NANCY WALL, b. 1846.
21. CATHRINE6 JEFFRIES (NANCY5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1808. She married JOSEPH P. HACKNEY 01 January 1836 in GA. He was born 1795.
Notes for CATHRINE JEFFRIES:
On January 1, 1836 she married Joseph T. Hackney.
(The marriage record listed him as Joseph T. Hackney, but other records listed his name as James T. Hackney.)
In a trial of Catherine's brother, Bolin Jeffries, James T. Hackney said he had married
Bolin's sister Catherine.
James was the executor of William Jeffries; Jr.'s estate and Catherine received an equal share of her father's estate.
The 1850 Jasper County Census
listed their family as: James T. Hackney 55,
Nancy Hackney 42,
Edmund B. Hackney 30,
Nancy Hackney 20,
Francis Hackney 16,
Amanda Hackney 14,
Eveline Hackney 12,
Mary Hackney 7,
Jepe Hackney 5,
Amelia Hackney 4 years old.
The 1860 Jasper County Census listed the following family:
Mary Hackney 52,
Amanda Hackney 24,
Mary Hackney 16,
Amelia Hackney 15,
William W. Rhodes 33, and
Francis C. Rhodes 26 years old.
Children of CATHRINE JEFFRIES and JOSEPH HACKNEY are:
i. NANCY7 HACKNEY.
ii. EDMUND H. HACKNEY.
iii. AMANDA HACKNEY, b. 1836.
iv. EVELINE HACKNEY, b. 1838.
v. MARY HACKNEY, b. 1843.
vi. JEPE HACKNEY, b. 1845.
vii. AMELIA HACKNEY, b. 1846.
22. WILLIAM B6 JEFFRIES (NANCY5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1816 in GA, and died 17 October 1886 in Fayette Co GA. He married ADALINE THURMAN 03 March 1836 in Jasper Co GA. She was born Bet. 1816 - 1817 in GA, and died 28 June 1899 in Fayette Co GA.
Children of WILLIAM JEFFRIES and ADALINE THURMAN are:
i. JOSIAH PIERCE7 JEFFRIES, b. 28 September 1837; d. 02 April 1868; m. ELIZA BERRY.
ii. JESSE JEFFRIES, b. 19 May 1839; d. Bet. 1861 - 1864.
Notes for JESSE JEFFRIES:
Died in Civil War
iii. WILLIAM JEFFRIES, b. 17 February 1841.
iv. THOMAS LEE JEFFRIES, b. 22 December 1842; d. 28 September 1886; m. VICTORIA YORK.
v. JEREMIAH SUMMERFIELD JEFFRIES, b. 06 July 1845; d. Bet. 1861 - 1864.
Notes for JEREMIAH SUMMERFIELD JEFFRIES:
Died in Civil War CSA
vi. PLEASANT JACKSON JEFFRIES, b. 12 August 1847; d. 25 February 1930; m. PALEFINE BERRY.
vii. CATHERINE JEFFRIES, b. 12 November 1849; d. 24 November 1861.
viii. MILISSA JANE JEFFRIES, b. 06 November 1851; d. 06 October 1921; m. HENRY B. BERRY.
ix. AMARINTHA SULTANA JEFFRIES, b. 06 March 1854; d. 09 April 1863.
23. NANCY6 JEFFRIES (NANCY5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1817 in GA, and died Bef. 1860 in GA. She married HOWELL HARRISON 13 December 1833 in Greene Co GA. He was born 1809.
Notes for NANCY JEFFRIES:
She was given an equal share of her father's estate at the time of his death. The 1850 Jasper County Census listed their family as:
Howell Harrison 41,
Nancy Harrison 33,
Adaline Harrison 13,
Margaret Harrison 11,
Nancy Harrison 9,
Mary Harrison 7,
William Harrison 5,
James Harrison 2,
Lawson Tuggle 22,
Francis Tuggle 19.
The l860 Oglethorpe County Census listed their family as:
Howell Harrison 48,
Nancy Harrison 20,
William Harrison 14,
James Harrison 10,
Charles Harrison 8 years old.
The 1870 Oglethorpe County Census listed their family as:
Howell Harrison 65,
William H. Harrison 24,
Susan A. Harrison 25,
Marge Harrison 3,
and William J. Harrison 7/12 years old.
Children of NANCY JEFFRIES and HOWELL HARRISON are:
i. FRANCIS7 HARRISON, b. Aft. 1833; m. LAWSON TUGGLE; b. 1828.
ii. ADALINE HARRISON, b. 1837; m. JOSEPH TUGGLE; b. 1834.
iii. MARGARET HARRISON, b. 1839.
iv. NANCY HARRISON, b. 1840.
v. MARY HARRISON, b. 1842.
vi. WILLIAM HARRISON, b. 1844.
vii. JAMES HARRISON, b. 1847.
viii. CHARLES HARRISON, b. 1849.
24. BOLIN S.6 JEFFRIES (NANCY5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 15 October 1819 in Jasper County, Georgia, and died 15 October 1883 in Probably Russell Co, AL. He married (1) REBECCA TUGGLE 20 December 1843 in Jasper Co, GA, daughter of ROBERT TUGGLE and ELIZABETH JEFFRIES. She was born 1824 in Jasper County, Georgia, and died Bef. 1857 in Probably Russell county, AL. He married (2) SARAH JANE CARRINGTON 04 February 1857 in Muscogee Co GA. She was born 1835 in Ga.
Children of BOLIN JEFFRIES and SARAH CARRINGTON are:
i. Z.7 JEFFRIES, b. April 1860.
Notes for Z. JEFFRIES:
No name is given for this daughter in either the 1860 or 1870 census. Only initials. The I860, Russell Co, AL census list her as what looks like a "Z", female, age 4 months. This census was taken in Aug, so she would have been born in April. The 1870 census was from Lee Co, AL. They were still living in the Wacoochee area, so I am sure the county lines had changed. The name is given as "K". age, 10 and it was taken in July.
ii. ELLA JEFFRIES, b. 1863.
iii. MARTHA JEFFRIES, b. 1864.
25. SARAH6 JEFFRIES (NANCY5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1830. She married JOHN A. LINDSAY 25 December 1844 in Jasper Co GA.
Children of SARAH JEFFRIES and JOHN LINDSAY are:
i. NANCY CATHERINE7 LINDSEY, b. 1847.
ii. MARY LINDSAY, b. 1848.
Generation No. 7
26. LEROY7 TUGGLE (BENJAMIN6, ROBERT5, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1838, and died 10 May 1864. He married NANCY ELIZABETH "ELIZA" JEFFRIES Bef. 1858, daughter of BURKETT JEFFRIES and ELIZABETH REEVES. She was born 1836, and died 1927.
Notes for LEROY TUGGLE:
Leroy died while serving in the Civil War(CSA)Leroy and Elizabeth were cousins. Leroy died while serving in CSA.
Children of LEROY TUGGLE and NANCY JEFFRIES are:
i. MARY JANE8 TUGGLE.
ii. ANNA TUGGLE.
iii. CRAYTON TUGGLE, b. 1858; m. MOLLIE BARBERE.
iv. ELIZABETH "LIZZIE" TUGGLE, b. 1863; m. AUGUSTUS WILSON.
27. WILLIAM ROBERT7 JEFFRIES (BOLIN S.6, NANCY5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1848 in AL, and died 03 December 1899 in Prob Russell Co, AL. He married (1) MARGARET KENNINGTON 20 August 1867 in Muscogee Co, GA, daughter of UNKNOWN KENNINGTON and UNKNOWN. She was born Abt. 1850 in AL, and died Bef. November 1877 in Georgia or Alabama. He married (2) ELLA MC CRACKEN 02 November 1877 in Russell Co AL.
Children of WILLIAM JEFFRIES and MARGARET KENNINGTON are:
i. A.8 JEFFRIES, b. 1868, Alabama; d. Bet. 1870 - 1880.
33. ii. JOHN SWEPTON JEFFRIES, b. 06 June 1874, Phenix City AL; d. 12 September 1951, Columbus, GA.
Children of WILLIAM JEFFRIES and ELLA MC CRACKEN are:
iii. JOHN ROBERT8 JEFFRIES, b. 06 June 1876, AL; d. 03 June 1934, Phenix City, Russell Co AL.
34. iv. WILLIAM ARTHUR JEFFRIES, b. 26 October 1878, Russell Co AL; d. 22 January 1953, Phenix City, Russell Co AL.
v. LAURA JEFFRIES, b. 1886.
Notes for LAURA JEFFRIES:
Laura Jeffries was listed as a witness to the marriage of John Swepton and Sannie Mae BURTON OGLETREE. According to the census records Laura would have been 14 years old at the time of the marriage. Since she is the only Laura JEFFRIES found in the area, it is believed they are the same person.
28. HENRY7 JEFFRIES (BOLIN S.6, NANCY5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born July 1853 in AL. He married MARY UNKNOWN Bef. 1877 in AL. She was born April 1853 in AL.
Children of HENRY JEFFRIES and MARY UNKNOWN are:
i. MIRTIE OR MATTIE8 JEFFRIES, b. 1878.
ii. ELIZA JEFFRIES, b. 1883.
iii. JESSIE JEFFRIES, b. 1885.
35. iv. MARY JEFFRIES, b. 1887; d. 13 February 1920, AL.
v. SANTIE JEFFRIES, b. 1898.
29. GRANBY H.7 TUGGLE (WILLIAM JR6, WILLIAM5, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born in Greene Co GA.
Child of GRANBY H. TUGGLE is:
36. i. WILLIAM T.8 TUGGLE, b. Greene Co GA.
30. WILLIAM7 JEFFRIES (SWEPSTON C.6, CATHERINE5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 28 February 1828, and died 27 October 1891. He married EMILY F. GEORGE. She was born 19 August 1839, and died 08 November 1882.
Child of WILLIAM JEFFRIES and EMILY GEORGE is:
37. i. CORDELIA F.8 JEFFRIES, b. 26 September 1855; d. 07 December 1922.
31. WILLIAM THOMAS "BILL"7 JEFFRIES (EBENEZER6, CATHERINE5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 28 March 1842, and died Abt. 1928 in Washington Co, FL. He married (1) TILITHA CUMI CRAVEY Aft. 1865, daughter of JAME CRAVEY. She was born 1840, and died 1877. He married (2) GEORGIA ANN LASSITER 03 March 1878, daughter of JESSE LASSITER and ELIZA GAINER. She was born 25 May 1851, and died 28 September 1912.
Notes for WILLIAM THOMAS "BILL" JEFFRIES:
William Thomas "Bill" Jeffries, was born on March 28, 1842 and served in the Sixth Florida Infantry of the Confederate States Army, where he lost an arm. William's obituary is as follows:
"Mr. W.T. Jeffries, one among the oldest residents of Washington County, passed to his reward at the home of his son, Mr. Dallas Byrd Jeffries, near Kynesville, Florida Sunday night. The funeral was held at Duncan Cemetery Monday afternoon. Mr. Jeffries was a Confederate veteran and was 86 years old. The Banner joins other friends in deepest sympathy to the surviving relatives."
Children of WILLIAM JEFFRIES and TILITHA CRAVEY are:
i. CHARLES NATHANIEL8 JEFFRIES, b. 25 September 1867; m. MINI LEE MELVIN.
ii. ELIZABETH JEFFRIES, b. 15 August 1869; d. 17 February 1936.
iii. JAMES ARTHUR SR JEFFRIES, b. 23 March 1870; d. 16 June 1952; m. VIDA M. GILBERT, 18 December 1892.
iv. ANNIE BELLE JEFFRIES, b. 25 June 1873; m. ALFRED BRETT, 31 December 1911.
v. DALLAS BYRD JEFFRIES, b. 17 April 1875; d. 1947; m. VIOLA CARTER, 22 January 1899.
Children of WILLIAM JEFFRIES and GEORGIA LASSITER are:
vi. FRANCES M "FANNIE"8 JEFFRIES, b. 1880; m. WILLIE HAM, 15 January 1899.
vii. WILLIE E. JEFFRIES, b. 05 December 1881; d. 19 February 1919; m. ANNIE E. BRITT, 10 August 1905.
viii. SUSIE E. JEFFRIES, b. Aft. 1885; m. BENJAMIN RIALLS.
ix. LEE JEFFRIES, b. 02 June 1885; d. 28 March 1910.
x. IDA JEFFRIES, b. Aft. 1886; m. W.R. BOOTH, 27 June 1918.
32. JANE7 LONG (JULIA ANN6 JEFFRIES, CATHERINE5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1847. She married REDDEN JAMES ODUM. He was born 1830.
Children of JANE LONG and REDDEN ODUM are:
i. WILLIAM8 ODUM.
ii. SWEPSTON ODUM.
iii. CHARLES ODUM.
iv. HENRY G. ODUM.
v. JULIA MISSOURI ODUM.
vi. OLIVA "ORB" ODUM.
Generation No. 8
33. JOHN SWEPTON8 JEFFRIES (WILLIAM ROBERT7, BOLIN S.6, NANCY5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 06 June 1874 in Phenix City AL, and died 12 September 1951 in Columbus, GA. He married SANNIE MAE BURTON 03 September 1900 in Columbus, GA, daughter of WILLIAM BURTON and MARY WILLIS. She was born 31 May 1874 in Texas, and died 16 March 1939 in Columbus, GA.
Notes for JOHN SWEPTON JEFFRIES:
Riverdale Cemetery Records: Lot 78 Sec 6
Notes for SANNIE MAE BURTON:
Riverdale Cemetery Records:
Lot 78 Sec 6
Married to Mr. Ogletree had one child, Mamie Ogletree
Children of JOHN JEFFRIES and SANNIE BURTON are:
i. WILLIAM CURTIS9 JEFFRIES, b. 02 August 1902, Columbus, GA1; d. 16 August 1980, Columbus, GA1; m. CLARA ELIZABETH SALTER, 16 January 1921, Columbus, GA; b. 25 December 1902, Columbus, GA2; d. 30 August 1974, Hollywood, FL2.
Notes for WILLIAM CURTIS JEFFRIES:
William Curtis JEFFRIES, was an active member of the Motion Picture Operators. He was President of the Union in 1951. He was a Member of St. Marks Methodist Church in Columbus, Georgia. He taught a Men's Sunday School Class.
Riverdale Cemetery Records:
Lot 78 Sec 6
JEFFRIES, William Curtis
Born: 02 Aug 1902
Died: 16 Aug 1980
Son of Sannie Mae BURTON and John S. JEFFRIES
Riverdale Cemetery Records:
Lot 78 Sec 6
JEFFRIES, Clara Elizabeth (Wife of William Curtis)
Daughter of: Sgt. Harry Montgomery SALTER and Maggie HAM
Born: 25 Dec 1902
Died: 30 Aug 1974
ii. CLIFFORD JOSEPH JEFFRIES, b. 15 November 1908, Columbus, GA; d. May 1985, Columbus, GA; m. (1) ANA BRYAN, 05 April 1928, Muscogee Co GA; m. (2) RUBY PALMER, 1939, Columbus, GA; b. 22 November 1910, Columbus, GA; d. April 1983, Columbus, GA.
34. WILLIAM ARTHUR8 JEFFRIES (WILLIAM ROBERT7, BOLIN S.6, NANCY5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 26 October 1878 in Russell Co AL, and died 22 January 1953 in Phenix City, Russell Co AL. He married HATTIE PARKER Abt. 1905 in AL, daughter of UNKNOWN PARKER. She was born Bet. 12 November 1882 - 1886 in AL, and died 28 March 1925 in AL.
Children of WILLIAM JEFFRIES and HATTIE PARKER are:
i. LUCILE9 JEFFRIES, b. 1906, AL.
ii. CLARA JEFFRIES, b. 1907, AL; m. UNKNOWN HIBBLER.
iii. GINTHA(?) JEFFRIES, b. 1911, AL.
iv. EVELIN JEFFRIES, b. 1913, AL.
35. MARY8 JEFFRIES (HENRY7, BOLIN S.6, NANCY5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 1887, and died 13 February 1920 in AL. She married UNKNOWN MONTE.
Children of MARY JEFFRIES and UNKNOWN MONTE are:
i. JOSEPH9 MONTE.
ii. JAMES MONTE, b. 1913; d. 1990, AL.
36. WILLIAM T.8 TUGGLE (GRANBY H.7, WILLIAM JR6, WILLIAM5, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born in Greene Co GA.
Child of WILLIAM T. TUGGLE is:
i. H. B.9 TUGGLE, b. Greene Co GA.
37. CORDELIA F.8 JEFFRIES (WILLIAM7, SWEPSTON C.6, CATHERINE5 TUGGLE, LODOWICK4, THOMAS3, HENRY2, THOMAS1 (TUGWELL)TUGGLE) was born 26 September 1855, and died 07 December 1922. She married JOHN WILLIAM KIDD. He was born 10 April 1851, and died 31 January 1928.
Child of CORDELIA JEFFRIES and JOHN KIDD is:
i. JOHN TILDON9 KIDD.