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Baughn, Sheffield, etc
Posted by: A. Sharp (ID *****7504) Date: November 21, 2005 at 19:25:42
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Looking for information on Martin Van Buren Baughn and family.

born ca 1844-45, Williamsburg Co, SC; son of Carter T. Baughan and Eliza Jarrott
moved to Gadsden Co, FL 1845-48
location unknown 1860
Dec 1869, married Mollie J. ____________ (probably in Miller co, GA)
1870, Miller Co., GA, lawyer, age 25; wife Mollie J., age 20
1875 witness to will of West Sheffield in Miller Co., GA; West mentions wife Catherine and two children -- Arthur John Westly Sheffield and Pametia Rebecca Sheffield
1880 census in town of Colquitt (Miller Co)-- wife Martha, 22; son Charles, 7; dau Maud, 4; son Edgar, 1; and mother in law Catherine Sheffield, 55, widow.
appears to have died about 1889
widow married Sam Morton, date unknown; she d. bef 1908
in 1908 article, called Col. V. B. Baughn, son called Dr. C. B. Baughn

Martin went by Van Buren Baughn.

His sister Cornelia may have been the wife of John Sheffield. In 1870, John was 21 and born in GA; Cornelia was 20, and born in SC. Two children E______ (2) and Milo_ (3/12).

Another sister, Sarah, may have married Milo Grow.

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