MAHAFFEY ANNEX

 

Katie Lucresia (Mahaffey) Smith Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Mahaffey:”

 

 

Generation

 

4  

 

3   John Mahaffey

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1816 in Tennessee.  Died .

 

1860 US Census: John Mahaffey, age 44 (b. TN), was heading a household in District 16, Franklin County, Tennessee.  The household also included his wife, Malinda Mahaffey, age 49 (b. SC); son, Wm Mahaffey, age 21 (b. TN); daughter, Sarah Mahaffey, age 15 (b. TN); and son, Hiram Mahaffey, age 12 (b. TN).

 

2. Wife: Malinda (?)

 

Born about 1811 in South Carolina.  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. William W. Mahaffey: See generation 2, below.

 

b. Sarah Mahaffey: Born about 1845 in Tennessee.

 

c. Hiram Mahaffey: Born about 1848 in Tennessee.

 

2   William W. Mahaffey.

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 3 June 1840 in Tennessee.  Died 29 June 1924; interred Fairview Cemetery, Arbor, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.

 

1860 US Census: Wm Mahaffey, age 21 (b. TN), resided with his parents in District 16, Franklin County, Tennessee.s

 

1870 US Census: No record found.

 

1880 US Census: Wm W. Mahaffee, age 40 (b. TN) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in DeSoto Township, Jackson County, Illinois.  The household also included his wife, Emma Mahaffey, age 30 (b. IL); daughter, Ellen O. Mahaffee, age 6 (b. IL; and son, John Mahaffee, age 1 (b. IL).

 

1900 US Census: Wm W. Mahaffey, age 59 (b. Jun 1840 in TN; father b. NC; mother b. TN) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Welch Township, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.  The household also included his wife of 28 years, Emeline Mahaffey, age 49 (b. Sep 1850 in IL; father b. KY; mother b. IL), who had had 7 children, 4 of whom were still alive; son, John Mahaffey, age 21 (b. Dec 1878 in IL) and single; daughter, Melissa Mahaffey, age 18 (b. Sep 1881 in IL) and single; and daughter, Katie L. Mahaffey, age 8 (b. Nov 1891 in IL).

 

1910 US Census: William Mahaffey, age 70 (b. MO, parents b. MO) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Hubble Township, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.  The household also included his wife of 39 years, Emiline Mahaffey, age 60 (b. MO; parents b. MO), who had had 4 children, all still alive; hired man, Harry Counts, age 17 (b. MO; parents b. MO) and employed as a farm laborer; servant, Mattie Seabaugh, age 16 (b. MO; parents b. MO); and boarder, Ethel Pope, age 36 (b. MO; parents b. MO) and employed as a public school teacher.  Of interest, his next door neighbor was his son, John Mahaffey, age 31, and his family.

 

1920 US Census: William Mahafey, age 79 (b. TN; parents b. TN) and his wife, Emeline Mahafey, age 69 (b. IL; father b. IL; mother b. KY), resided in the household headed by their widowed son, J. D. Mahafey, age 40, and his family at Dudley, S. ˝ of Duck Creek Township, Stoddard County, Missouri.

 

2. Wife: Emeline "Emma" Davis

 

Born 18 September 1850.  Died 19 August 1937.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Nora Mahaffey: Born 8 May 1873/74.  Died 26 March 1960.  Married Whitmill Harrington (b. 4 Mar 1844, d. 13 Jun 1926) and had the following children:

 

(1. Viola Emmaline Harrington: Born 1899.  Died 1982.  Married (?) Pemberton.

 

(2. Maude S. Harrington: Born 1902.  Died 1993.  Married (?) Ladd.

 

(3. Florence Harrington: Born 1905.  Died 1992.  Married (?) Daniels.

 

(4. William W. Harrington: Born 1910.  Died 1974.

 

b. John Dowel Mahaffey: Born 25 December 1878 at Carbondale, Jackson County, Illinois.  Died 8 April 1956, age 77, at home, 316 North Boulevard, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri; interred 11 April 1956.

 

1910 US Census: John Mahaffey, age 31 (b. MO; parents b. MO) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Hubble Township, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.  The household also included his wife of 7 years, Liddie Mahaffey, age 27 (b. MO; parents b. MO), who had had 5 children, 4 of whom were still alive; daughter, Millie Mahaffey, age 5 (b. MO); daughter, Arlie Mahaffey, age 3 (b. MO); daughter, Lucy Mahaffey, age 2 (b. MO); and son, Harry Mahaffey, age 1 (b. MO).  Of interest, his next door neighbor was his father, William Mahaffey, age 70, and mother, Emiline Mahaffey, age 60.

 

1920 US Census: J. D. Mahafey, age 40 (b. IL, father b. TN; mother b. IL), a widower, and employed as a teamster, was heading a household at Dudley, S. ˝ of Duck Creek Township, Stoddard County, Missouri.  The household also included his daughter, Millie Mahafey, age 15 (b. MO; parents b. IL) and single; daughter, Arlie Mahafey, age 12 (b. MO; parents b. IL); daughter, Lucie Mahafey, age 11 (b. MO; parents b. IL); son, Harry Mahafey, age 10 (b. MO; parents b. IL); daughter, Zella Mahafey, age 4 years and 5 months (b. MO; parents b. IL); son, Otis Mahafey, age 2 years and 10 months (b. MO; parents b. IL); father, William Mahafey, age 79 (b. TN; parents b. TN); and mother, Emeline Mahafey, age 69 (b. IL; father b. IL; mother b. KY).

 

1930 US Census: John Mchuffey, age 51 (b. IL; father b. TN; mother b. IL), a widower, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Welch Township, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.  The household also included his mother, Emeline Smith, age 79 (b. IL; father b. IL; mother b. KY) and widowed; daughter, Zella Mchuffey, age 15 (b. MO, parents b. IL) and single; and son, Otis Mchuffey, age 13 (b. MO; parents b. IL).

 

1940 US Census: There was a J. D. Mahaffey, age 61 (b. MO) and employed as a farmer, who had completed 3rd grade in school, heading a household in Liberty Township, Bollinger County, Missouri.  The household also included his wife, Minnie Mahaffey, age 53 (b. MO), who had completed 4th grade in school.

 

John Mahaffey married Lydia Smith (b. 6 Feb 1883, d. 7 Dec 1918) and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Willie Mahaffey: Born 1905 in Missouri.  Died 1907.

 

(2. Millie Mahaffey: Born 5 June 1904 in Missouri.  Died 4 July 1957.  Married Telford Dewey Mansker (b. 17 Jun 1898, d. 19 Apr 1972) of Sedgewickville, Bollinger County, Missouri.

 

(3. V. Arlie Mahaffey "Arlie": Born about 1907 in Missouri.  Married Harry Davis of Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

 

(4. Lucy Mahaffey: Born about 1908 in Missouri.  Married Clyde Hanna of Chaffee, Missouri.

 

(5. Harry Mahaffey: Born about 1910 in Missouri.

 

(5. Zella Mahaffey: Born about 1915 in Missouri.  Married Ray Huffman of Jonesboro, Arkansas.

 

(6. Otis E. Mahaffey: Born about 1917 in Missouri.  In 1956 resided at Denver, Colorado.

 

John Dowel Mahaffey (perhaps) married (2nd) Minnie (?) (b. abt 1887 in MO), who in 1940 resided with J. D. Mahaffey, age 61, in Liberty Township, Bollinger County, Missouri.

 

c. Katie Lucresia Mahaffey: See generation 1, below.

 

1   Katie Lucresia Mahaffey "Lucresia":

 

Born 19 November 1891 in DeSoto Township, Jackson County, Illinois.  Died 1 December 1980 in Chaffe Township, Scott County, Missouri.  Married Charles Henry Smith, generation 2 of the Smith Annex and the Ancestors and Descendants of Silas Smith on 3 February 1907 in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.

 

 

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