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Family/Spouse: John Maffitt, Sr. / Sarah Whitaker (F5056)



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  • Father | Male
    John Maffitt, Sr.

    Born  16 December 1767  County Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 August 1854  Old Fort, McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  after 24 August 1854  Ebenezer United Methodist Cemetery, McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married     
    Father  James (John) Maffitt | F20483 Family Group Sheet 
    Mother  Margaret Donahue | F20483 Family Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Sarah Whitaker

    Born  24 November 1767  Rowan Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  after 1840  McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  after 1840  Burke Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  William or Mark Whitaker | F9757 Family Group Sheet 
    Mother  Abigail Abrilla Donohue | F9757 Family Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Eleanor Maffit

    Born  about 1791  Burke Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died    Macon, Warren Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Macon, Warren Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  William McGee | F9756 
    Married     

    Child 2 | Male
    + John Maffitt, Jr.

    Born  5 June 1792  Burke Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 January 1878  McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  after 7 January 1878  Old Ebenezer Cemetery, McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Matilda Bird | F9755 
    Married  8 March 1822   

    Child 3 | Female
    Elizabeth Maffit

    Born  12 March 1794  Burke Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 February 1873  McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  after 25 February 1873  Macon Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Sarah Maffit

    Born  about 1795   
    Died  about 1835   
    Buried    Macon Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Curtis Sanders | F9760 
    Married  28 December 1822   

    Child 5 | Male
    + William Whitaker Maffitt

    Born  11 October 1795  Burke Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 February 1874  Crooked Creek, McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  after 28 February 1874  Bethel on Waters, Crooked Creek, McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth “Eliza” Bird | F12614 
    Married  1820   

    Child 6 | Female
    + Mary "Polly" Maffit

    Born  about 1797  Burke Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  about 1885  Fannin Co., Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    near Mineral Bluff, Fannin Co., Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Thomas M. Curtis | F9754 
    Married  31 January 1821  Burke Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Male
    + James Logan Maffit

    Born  about 1799  Burke Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  about 1892   
    Buried  about 1892  Macon Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Catherine Eleanor Mackey | F9753 
    Married  1820  Burke Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Female
    Abigail Maffit

    Born  27 June 1801  Burke Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1891  Macon Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  after 1891  Macon Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Male
    Josiah Maffit

    Born  19 July 1809   
    Died  21 June 1892  Macon Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  after 21 June 1892  Macon Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sarah Lee Huggans | F9761 
    Married     

  • Notes 
    • I will now try to give you the names and residence of my uncles and aunts on my father's side commencing with the oldest:

      I) Eleanor married Wm McGe residence Macon County N.C.
      2) John (my father) was born June 5, 1792, married Matilda Bird
      3) Mary married Thos. Curtis, Moses Curtis' son, residence in Georgia
      4) James married Eleanor Mackey (who was almost a devil), residence Macon Co. NC
      5) Elizabeth never married, residence Macon Co. NC
      6) Sarah married Curtis Saunders, residence Macon Co. NC
      7) William married Eliza Bird, residence McDowell County NC
      8) Abagail, never married, residence Macon Co. NC
      9) Josiah married, but I have forgotten her name, residence Macon Co. NC [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1946] Article titled “A Letter to Emily and John Maffitt”, written by Richard Bird Maffitt.


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