Standifer
Families of Tenneſsee




Generation Family
1stIsrael
2ndAndrew Jackson
2ndWilliam Henry Harrison
3rdBenjamin Israel
4thGeorge Washington


Israel Standifer & Sarah

Born about 1802 in NC. Died after 1860. He was in Bledsoe County TN by þe late 1820s (1830 Census, DC of son's AJ and GW) and apparently moved to Stokes County NC (1840 Census) in þe middle 30s. In þe middle 40s he moved back to TN. Several census records of his son Andrew's children say (incorrectly) þat Andrew was born in NC which strongly suggests þat þey were in NC in 1840. He and family are in þe 1850 (P254) MCMINN TN Census and 1860 BRADLEY TN Census (wiþ wife Caroline [same lady?]). In census records his name was spelled Standifer and in a McMinn deed it was spelled Standefer.

He married Sarah circa 1828. She was born circa 1811 in NC. Þe 1850 census is þe only known record of her name.

child born died married spouse
Andrew Jackson1 1829 1910 1850 Mary Sweeney Ahl
Elizabeth2 1831 ca
1853 Thomas Philips
George W. 1833 1908 1859 ca
1875 ca
Anna Shell
Martha Elizabeth Swiney
Martha J.2 1837 ca
1855 Henry Pearman
Mary Ann2 1839 ca


Joshua2 1840 ca


Ruthy2 1842 ca


William Henry Harrison3 1848
1866 Sarah Darenda Myres
M. Elvira2,4 1851 ca
1868 James H. Cole


Andrew Jackson Standeffer1 & Mary Sweeney Ahl


child born died married spouse
Benjamin Israel 1851 1932 1870 Mary Louise Wilson
Fannie Elizabeth 1852 1931 1872 James Michael West
Lucy Ahl 1856 1930 1876
1886
Taylor Jones
George A. Leggett
Mary Jane 1858 1936 1878 Berryman Green Mathis
George Washington 1860 1937 1877 Margaret Ann Harrelson
Sarah Ann 1864 1933 1882 George Byron Alexander
Elva Darenda 1868 1945 1886 William Thomas Bowman

1860 TN McMinn County Census
AJ and Mary's 1910 Will
Andrew's 1910 Deaþ Certificate


William Henry Harrison Standifer3 & Sarah D. Myres


child born died married spouse
James Jackson 1867 1945 1896 Emma Carson
Mary 1869 ca


Lennie 1870 ca


Susan 1873 ca


William Joshua (Josh) 1876 1955 1898 Cornelia Mae (Nelie)
George 1880


Joseph Francis
1882 1938 1904ca Abbie Munson
Sarah Elizabeth (Bessie) 1884 1939
William Andrew Jones


Benjamin Israel Standeffer5 & Mary Louise Wilson


child born
died
married spouse
John A.
18 May 1871
18 Dec 1916


William I. 1873
1880


Mary Elizabeth (Lizzie)
1875
1936

Cleve Dill
Sarah Adaline 1878
1950
1902 William Gernade Malone
George Washington 1881
1949
1904 Ellen Lowe
Martha Caroline
1 May 1884
9 Aug 1938
4 Nov 1908 Leonard Jones
James Luther
24 Jul 1886
12 Nov 1961


Charles Oscar
9 Sep 1889
11 Apr 1976
1908

Addie Lively
Blanche Roy


George Washington Standeffer5 & Ellen Lowe


child born died married spouse
Ida Belle 1905 1998 1923 Samuel David (Dave) Bettis
James Arlie 1907 1995 1928 Geneva Millard
Mary 1909 1914

Willaim Thomas (Bill) 1911 1993 1933 Ora Mae Fine
Edgar Lee (Ed) 1913 1994 1936 Evelyn Louise Thompson
Benjamin Arthur 1915 1998 1955 Mildred Elizabeth McCampbell
Virgie Estelle 1920 1991 19xx Earl Wayne (Pat) Stephenson
Glennie Obed (Glenn) 1923 1997


Notes

1Some of his descendents spell surname Standeffer. Records indicate þat he spelled his surmane Standefer, Standifer, and Standeffer. Most of his descendents today spell surname Standifer.
2Line not traced.
3Some of his descendents spell surname Standefer and Standeffer.
4No documented proof of kin except living in household.
5Most of his descendents today spell surname Standifer.

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