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Name: Jane LAFFERTY
Given Name: Jane
Birth: 5 FEB 1799 in Kentucky
Death: 15 JAN 1880 in Platte Co., MO
Burial: AFT 15 JAN 1880 Platte Co., MO
Note: Brasfield Cemetery, a family cemetery located near Ridgeley, Missouri. S urveyed by Mrs. Harold Harris and Mrs. Howard Taylor of Smithville, Mis souri. An earlier survey by Mrs. L. D. Brasfield of Parkville, Missouri appears in Vol. 1, Platte County Cemetery Records, pages 23 and 24.
Father: Thomas LAFFERTY b: 14 JAN 1776
Mother: Eleanor STRODE b: 16 FEB 1783
Marriage 1 James BRASFIELD b: 25 SEP 1790 in Clark Co., KY
Married: 6 JUN 1816 in Clark Co., KY
Thomas Wiley Roy BRASFIELD b: 6 SEP 1817 in Clark Co., KY
Polly Ann BRASFIELD b: 23 APR 1820 in Clark Co., KY
William Alexander BRASFIELD b: 28 MAY 1822 in Clark Co., KY
John Strode BRASFIELD b: 5 APR 1825 in Clark Co., KY
Susan J. BRASFIELD b: ABT 1830 in Kentucky
Elizabeth Willis BRASFIELD b: 3 JUN 1831 in Clark Co., KY
Jane Lafferty Brasfield is buried in Brasfield Cemetery, north of Hoover on "B" Highway in Platte County, Missouri. (T53-R43-S25)
She was born 5 Feb 1799 in Clark Co., Kentucky. She was the daughter of Thomas Lafferty and Eleanor Strode Lafferty. She died 15 Jan 1880.
She married Maj. James Brasfield, born 25 Sept. 1790, died 22 September 1839,who is also buried in the Brasfield Cemetery. Major Brasfield served in the War of 1812. James Brasfield was the son of Wylie Roy Brasfield and Elizabeth Berry.
According to the Slave Schedules for the 1860 Census, Jane Brasfield had two slave houses and the following slaves:
Male, age 40
***** Female, 10 This one is closest to the age of Armilda Benning Williams
Male, 6 months
James and Jane's son, John Strode Brasfield, also owned slaves according to the 1860 Census.
Female, 5 months
Judge John Strode Brasfield was born 5 April 1825 in Clark County, Kentucky,and died 9 February 1900. He is also buried in Brasfield Cemetery. John's second wife, Kate Briggs, was buried in Kansas, 26 Nov 1904.
In 1910, Armilda's mother is living with the family, Angelina Benning, age 81, widowed, born in Missouri, both parents born in Kentucky. She has had ten children, nine of whom were still living in 1910. Armilda is 62 and has been
married 30 years. She has given birth to six children, five of whom were still living in 1910. Armilda was born in Missouri. Her husband Allen is 77. He and both his parents were born in Tennessee. Allen and Armilda's son, Ben, is also living with them. Ben is 25. He was born in Kansas. Also in the household is an elderly male lodger, M. Thatcher, age 82, born in Ohio.(This is all according to what the census taker recorded. Census records are often not very accurate however.)
In 1900, Armilda Williams was living in District 130, Auburn Township,Shawnee County, Kansas with her husband Allen. Allen was born in May 1840 and Armilda was born in May 1848. They were married about 1873. Armilda had
been the mother of six children and five were still living in 1900. Allen was a farmer. Allen and both his parents were born in Tennessee. Armilda's parents were born in Kentucky, but she was born in Missouri. Three sons are
living with the family, Samuel, born April 1879, Benjamin, born September 1884, and George A., born September 1887. All were born in Kansas. Also living with the family is Georgie Thomas, their niece, born Nov. 1894 in Kansas.
Armilda's parents are living in Burlingame Township, Osage County, Kansas. John Benning, age 68, was born December 1831 in Kentucky. Angeline, his wife, is 70, born October 1829 in Missouri. They have been married 53 years. Angeline has given birth to 12 children, eight of whom are still living.Their grandchild is living with them: Martha Pane?, 18, and William Pane,their grandson-in-law, age 23. Also Bertha Pane, born Dec 1899, who is shown as a grand-daughter but is probably a great-granddaughter. William, Martha, and Bertha were all born in Kansas.
In the 1880 Census, Armilda Williams, 32 years old, born in Missouri with both parents born in Kentucky, was living in District 12 of the Auburn Township of Shawnee County, KS. Her husband is shown as Allen Williams, age 42, born in Tennessee. Their children are Angelina, age 6, and Samuel A., age 1. Armilda's brother, Phillip Benning, age 23, is living with the family.
Armilda's parents are living in District 29, Burlingame Township, Osage County, Kansas. John is 52, was born in Kentucky, and is a farmer. Armilda's mother, Angeline, is 50. Angeline was born in Missouri and both her parents were born in Kentucky. Their children are: Missouri Kan, 15, William B., 13, Mary F., 11, Sarah E, 8, and Schpronia, age 5, all born in Kansas. They have a farm hand living with them, William Smith, age 60, born in Massachusetts.
In Auburn Township, Shawnee County, KS, in 1870, is Allen Williams, age 28, born in Tennessee, and "Amanda", age 22, born in Missouri. Relationships were not shown in the 1870 census, so Amanda could be a sister, a wife, or a sister-in-law. An Amanda Hunter, age 4, born in Kansas, is living with them.
The next household listed is that of Phillip Mosby. Phillip is 72, born in Kentucky. Living with him is Armilda Benning, age 22, born in Missouri, and Berry Mosby, age 22, born in Missouri. Also in the household are Merrit Thatcher, male, age 30, born in Ohio, and John Adair, age 22, born in Tennessee.
Listed immediately before Allen and Amanda Williams is another Williams family: Nelson, age 58, born in Tennessee, Almada, age 24, Harriet, age 20, Laura, 19, Samuel, 17, John, 16, and George, 11, all born in Missouri.
In the 1870 Census, a John Benning, age 42, born in Kentucky, is living in Burlingame Township, Osage County, Kansas. His wife is Angeline, age 41, born in Missouri. Their children are Alice, 17, Phillip, 14, and Martha, 8,
all born in Missouri, and Missouri K., age 5, William B., 3, and Mary F., 1, all born in Kansas.
Hope this helps.
Richard Thomas firstname.lastname@example.org
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