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Shofner Family

Descendancy Narrative of Michael Shofner Sr.

 

I.  Michael SHOFNER Sr was born on 26 Jun 1721 at Palatinate, GER.  He

married Margaretha FOGLEMAN, daughter of George FOGLEMAN, in 1751.  He died

on 10 Oct 1810 at Orange Co., NC, at age 89.  He was buried after 10 Oct

1810 at St. Paul's Luthern Church.

 

   A.  Michael SHOFNER Jr was born on 26 Jan 1752 at Frankfort am Main,

   Germany.  He married Phillipina DIRR circa 1780.  He died on 26 Jun 1820

   at Orange Co., NC, at age 68.

 

   B.  George SHOFNER was born in 1754 at Frankfort am Main, Germany.  He

   died in 1820 at Guilford Co., NC.

 

   C.  Magdelena SHOFNER was born in 1756 at Frankfort am Main, Germany.

   She married Jacob ANTHONY in 1772 at Orange Co., NC.  She died in 1827

   at Orange Co., NC.

 

   D.  Martin SHOFNER was born on 8 Dec 1758 at Germany.  Martin served in

   the military circa 1774. Served as Soldier in North Carolina line under

   Gen. Greene.  Also under Stuben and DeKalb.  He married Katherine Cooke

   ROUNDTREE on 7 Jul 1780 at Duplin, Alamance Co., NC.  He made a will

   before 30 Sep 1838.  He was buried circa 30 Sep 1838 at Shofner Lutheran

   Church Bedford Co., TN.  He died on 30 Sep 1838 at Bedford Co., TN, at

   age 79.

 

      1.  Margaret SHOFNER was born on 13 Feb 1779 at Orange Co., NC.

      Conflicting evidence states that Margaret was born at Orange Co., NC,

      on 13 May 1781.  She married Phillip BURROW, son of Gerald Jarrell

      BURROW and Eleanor CAIN, on 20 Apr 1797 at Orange Co., NC.  In Martin

      SHOFNER's will before 30 Sep 1838 Margaret SHOFNER was named as an

      heir.  She sold property on 10 Dec 1838.  She was listed as a

      household member living with Phillip BURROW in the 1860 Census at

      Carroll Co., TN.  She died on 16 Oct 1852 at Carroll Co., TN, at age

      73.

 

         a)  Katherine BURROW was born on 4 Apr 1798 at Guilford Co., NC.

         She married Samuel BURROW, son of Anthony BURROW and Elizabeth,

         circa 1816.  Katherine was listed as the head of a family on the

         1850 Census at Carroll Co., TN.  She was listed as the head of a

         family on the 1860 Census at Carroll Co., TN.  He was listed as a

         household member living with Nimrod Auston Martin BURROW on the

         1870 Census at Carroll Co., TN.  She died in 1873 at Carroll Co.,

         TN.

 

         b)  Nimrod BURROW was born on 4 Sep 1799 at Orange Co., NC.  He

         married Katherine CLARDY, daughter of James CLARDY and Frances

         RICHARDSON, on 24 Sep 1828 at Bedford Co., TN.  He bought property

         on 10 Dec 1838.  He married Sarah Ann LANDIS, daughter of John

         LANDIS and Mary LOWE, in 1847 at Bedford Co., TN.  Nimrod was

         listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Bedford Co.,

         TN.  He was appointed a guardian in Jan 1851.  He was listed as

         the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Bedford Co., TN.  He

         was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at

         Shelbyville, Bedford Co., TN.  He was listed as the head of a

         family on the 1880 Census at 23 Civil District, Bedford Co., TN.

         He died on 10 Jul 1890 at Bedford Co., TN, at age 90.  He was

         buried after 10 Jul 1890 at Pisgah Cemetery Bedford Co., TN.

 

         c)  Jarrel BURROW was born on 19 Sep 1801 at Orange Co., NC.  He

         married Lucy TROXLER on 18 Apr 1823 at Bedford Co., TN.  Jarrel

         was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Carroll

         Co., TN.  He was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census

         at Carroll Co., TN.  He was listed as the head of a family on the

         1870 Census at Carroll Co., TN.  He died on 27 Oct 1884 at Carroll

         Co., TN, at age 83.

 

         d)  Martin Harvey BURROW was born on 26 May 1804 at Guilford Co.,

         NC.  He married Sallie HOUSE in 1828 at Carroll Co., TN.  He

         married Eunice CHANDLER circa 1842.  He died on 11 Feb 1847 at

         Carroll Co., TN, at age 42.

 

         e)  William BURROW was born on 20 Mar 1806 at Bedford Co., TN.  He

         died in 1806 at Bedford Co., TN.

 

         f)  Hiram BURROW was born on 27 Jul 1808 at Bedford Co., TN.  He

         married Lydia HOUSE on 2 Mar 1828 at Carroll Co., TN.  Hiram was

         listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Carroll Co.,

         TN.  He was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at

         Carroll Co., TN.  He died on 13 Sep 1873 at Whitthorne Co., TN, at

         age 65.

 

         g)  Ellen BURROW died.  She was born on 15 Mar 1810 at Bedford

         Co., TN.

 

         h)  Polly Freeman BURROW died.  She was born on 24 Jul 1812 at

         Bedford Co., TN.

 

         i)  Isham Cain BURROW was born on 14 May 1814 at Bedford Co., TN.

         He married Elvira CHANDLER on 14 Feb 1838 at Madison Co., TN.  He

         died on 25 Aug 1880 at Wall Hill, Marshall Co., MS, at age 66.

 

         j)  Turley BURROW was born on 14 Aug 1816 at Bedford Co., TN.  She

         married Reuben Taylor HOUSE in 1832.  She died in 1849 at Carroll

         Co., TN.

 

         k)  Freeman Taylor BURROW was born on 20 Sep 1818 at Bedford Co.,

         TN.  He married Mary Polly TROXLER, daughter of Nicholas TROXLER

         and Amelia BOONE, on 18 Feb 1840 at Bedford Co., TN.  He married

         Elizabeth TROXLER, daughter of Milton TROXLER, on 18 Oct 1855 at

         Bedford Co., TN.  He died on 26 Apr 1894 at Tullahoma, Coffee Co.,

         TN, at age 75.

 

         l)  John S. BURROW was born on 27 Jun 1821 at Bedford Co., TN.  He

         married Elizabeth Ann LEDBETTER on 21 Dec 1842 at Madison Co., TN.

         He married Joan Josie WALKER circa 1852.  He died before 1870.

 

         m)  James Riley BURROW married Mary Ann KING.  He was born on 13

         Sep 1823 at Bedford Co., TN.  He married Amanda T. WILSON in Feb

         1845 at Madison Co., TN.  He was listed as a household member

         living with Phillip BURROW in the 1860 Census at Carroll Co., TN.

         He was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at

         Independence Co., AR.  He died on 23 Sep 1862 at Helena,

         Independence Co., AR, at age 39.

 

      2.  John SHOFNER died.  He was born in 1782.

 

      3.  Dorothea (Turley) SHOFNER was born on 2 Feb 1783 at Orange Co.,

      NC.  She married Adam EULESS on 20 Aug 1803 at Orange Co., NC.

      Dorothea was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at

      Civil District No. 25, Bedford Co., TN.  She died on 28 Mar 1871 at

      age 88.

 

         a)  Margaret EULESS was born on 21 Mar 1807 at North Carolina.

         She married Humphrey Posey KIMSEY circa 1825.  Margaret was listed

         as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Civil District No

         24, Bedford Co., TN.  She was listed as the head of a family on

         the 1880 Census at District 25, Bedford Co., TN.  She died on 31

         Dec 1881 at Bedford Co., TN, at age 74.  She was buried after 31

         Dec 1881 at Shofner Lutheran Church Bedford Co., TN.

 

         b)  Mary EULESS was born in 1807.  She married William JENKINS in

         1829.  She died on 15 Nov 1876.

 

         c)  Martin EULESS was born on 30 Nov 1819.  He married Cassie BOBO

         in 1843.  He made a will at Bedford Co., TN, on 28 Feb 1900.  He

         died on 1 Apr 1900 at age 80.

 

      4.  Christopher SHOFNER was born on 25 Jul 1785 at Orange Co., NC.

      He married Elizabeth JENNINGS on 15 Jan 1811 at Bedford Co., TN.  He

      died on 23 Aug 1826 at Lincoln Co., TN, at age 41.  He was buried

      after 26 Aug 1826 at Moriah Cemetery Mulberry, Lincoln Co., TN.

 

         a)  Jeptha Harrison SHOFNER died.  He was born on 18 Dec 1811.  He

         married Nancy LOGAN in 1837.

 

         b)  Eliza W. SHOFNER died.  She was born on 18 May 1813.

 

         c)  Martin King SHOFNER died.  He was born on 18 Aug 1815.

 

         d)  Matilda SHOFNER died.  She was born on 30 Aug 1817.

 

         e)  William Jennings SHOFNER was born on 3 May 1819.  He married

         Rhoda BOONE, daughter of William BOONE and Sally BOONE, on 8 Jan

         1846 at Bedford Co., TN.  William was listed as the head of a

         family on the 1850 Census at Bedford Co., TN.  He died on 25 Feb

         1907 at age 87.

 

         f)  Wilson Brown SHOFNER died.  He was born on 18 May 1821.

 

         g)  Nancy Allen SHOFNER died.  She was born on 6 Jan 1823.

 

         h)  Amanda SHOFNER died.  She was born on 31 Dec 1824.

 

         i)  Webb Kidd SHOFNER was born on 28 Apr 1826 at Mulberry, Lincoln

         Co., TN.  He married Candace BROADWAY on 28 Jan 1847 at Bedford

         Co., TN.  Webb was listed as the head of a family on the 1850

         Census at Bedford Co., TN.  He married Margarette Ellen DARNABY on

         15 Nov 1860 at Lincoln Co., TN.  He died on 23 Oct 1880 at

         Mulberry, Lincoln Co., TN, at age 54.

 

      5.  John SHOFNER was born on 23 Feb 1787.  He married Amelia on 18

      Feb 1810 at Orange Co., NC.  He moved in 1815 at Tennessee, North

      Carolina.  John was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census

      at Civil District No. 3, Bedford Co., TN.  He married Isabella

      Catherine BEAVERS in 1851.  He made a will at Bedford Co., TN, on 13

      Mar 1856.  He died on 6 Jan 1857 at age 69.  He was buried after 6

      Jan 1857 at Jenkins Chapel Cemetery Bedford Co., TN.

 

         a)  Sophronia Ann Haseltine SHOFNER died in 1841.

 

         b)  Polly SHOFNER married BOYERS.  She died.  In John SHOFNER's

         will on 13 Mar 1856 at Bedford Co., TN, Polly SHOFNER was named as

         an heir.

 

         c)  Julia SHOFNER married MORTON.  She died.  In John SHOFNER's

         will on 13 Mar 1856 at Bedford Co., TN, Julia SHOFNER was named as

         an heir.

 

         d)  Martha SHOFNER married BRYAN.  She died.  In John SHOFNER's

         will on 13 Mar 1856 at Bedford Co., TN, Martha SHOFNER was named

         as an heir.

 

         e)  Joel SHOFNER was born circa 1810.  In John SHOFNER's will on

         13 Mar 1856 at Bedford Co., TN, Joel SHOFNER was named as an heir.

         He died circa 16 Sep 1860.  He was buried circa 16 Sep 1860 at

         Jenkins Chapel Cemetery Bedford Co., TN.

 

         f)  Loton SHOFNER was born on 26 Dec 1813.  He married Sarah

         Elizabeth before 1846.  He was listed as a household member living

         with John SHOFNER in the 1860 Census at Civil District No. 3,

         Bedford Co., TN.  In John SHOFNER's will on 13 Mar 1856 at Bedford

         Co., TN, Loton SHOFNER was named as an heir.  He died on 30 Jul

         1898 at age 84.  He was buried after 30 Jul 1898 at Jenkins Chapel

         Cemetery Bedford Co., TN.

 

         g)  Michael SHOFNER was born in 1818.  He married Sophronia Emma

         MORTON in 1839.  Michael was listed as the head of a family on the

         1850 Census at Civil District No. 3, Bedford Co., TN.  In John

         SHOFNER's will on 13 Mar 1856 at Bedford Co., TN, Michael SHOFNER

         was named as an heir.  He was buried after 27 May 1892 at Jenkins

         Chapel Cemetery Bedford Co., TN.  He died on 5 1892.

 

         h)  Daniel Martin SHOFNER died.  He was born circa 1827 at TN.  He

         was listed as a household member living with John SHOFNER in the

         1860 Census at Civil District No. 3, Bedford Co., TN.  In John

         SHOFNER's will on 13 Mar 1856 at Bedford Co., TN, Daniel Martin

         SHOFNER was named as an heir.

 

         i)  Emily Jane SHOFNER died.  She was born circa 1834.  She was

         listed as a household member living with John SHOFNER in the 1860

         Census at Civil District No. 3, Bedford Co., TN.  In John

         SHOFNER's will on 13 Mar 1856 at Bedford Co., TN, Emily Jane

         SHOFNER was named as an heir.

 

         j)  Annie Belle SHOFNER was born on 26 Apr 1852.  In John

         SHOFNER's will on 13 Mar 1856 at Bedford Co., TN, Annie Belle

         SHOFNER was named as an heir.  She married Alexander E. COLEMAN,

         son of Wilford E. COLEMAN and Elizabeth F. ALDEN, on 22 Sep 1874.

         She died on 11 Feb 1943 at age 90.  She was buried after 11 Feb

         1943 at Jenkins Chapel Cemetery Bedford Co., TN.

 

         k)  John Clay SHOFNER died.  He was born before 1856.  In John

         SHOFNER's will on 13 Mar 1856 at Bedford Co., TN, John Clay

         SHOFNER was named as an heir.

 

         l)  SHOFNER died.  He/she was born after 2 Oct 1856.

 

      6.  Eve SHOFNER was born in 1792.  She married William HOLT, son of

      John HOLT and Frances JACKSON, circa 1809.  She married John MUSE

      before 1850.  She married Joseph Marion HOLT, son of John HOLT and

      Frances JACKSON, after 1852.  She died in 1872.

 

         a)  Mary HOLT married John HAITHCOAT, son of Barney HAITHCOAT.

         She died.  She was born in Apr 1812.

 

         b)  Margaret HOLT was born on 18 Jun 1821 at Tennessee.  She

         married William JONES before 1839.  She married John HAITHCOAT,

         son of Barney HAITHCOAT, circa 1851.  She was buried after 22 Jun

         1901 at Bomar Cemetery Bedford Co., TN.  She died on 22 Jul 1901

         at age 80.

 

         c)  Enoch HOLT died.  He was born in 1821.

 

         d)  Christain HOLT died.  She was born circa 1830 at Bedford Co.,

         TN.

 

      7.  Frederick SHOFNER married Mary Ann BUCHANNON.  He married Eulalie

      COBLE.  He was born in 1794.  He died in Sep 1848 at Bedford Co., TN.

 

      8.  Sarah SHOFNER was born on 14 Dec 1796 at Orange Co., NC.  She

      married John DEAN on 20 Oct 1813 at Bedford Co., TN.  She died on 6

      Apr 1869 at Bedford Co., TN, at age 72.

 

      9.  Polly SHOFNER married BROWN.  She died.  She was born in 1800.

 

      10.  Austin SHOFNER married Rebecca (--?--).  He married Katherine.

      He was born on 16 Aug 1801.  He was listed on a deed as a witness on

      10 Dec 1838.  Austin was listed as the head of a family on the 1850

      Census at Civil District No. 25, Bedford Co., TN.  He died on 18 Oct

      1852 at age 51.  He was buried after 18 Oct 1852 at Shofner Lutheran

      Church Bedford Co., TN.

 

         a)  Henderson SHOFNER was born circa 1823 at TN.

 

         b)  Katherine SHOFNER was born circa 1828 at TN.

 

         c)  John SHOFNER was born circa 1829 at TN.

 

         d)  Monroe SHOFNER was born circa 1834.

 

         e)  Pauline SHOFNER was born circa 1835.

 

      11.  Lizzie SHOFNER died.  She was born in 1803.

 

   E.  Frederick SHOFNER married Susanna PIKE.  He married Christina COOKE.   He was born in 1762 at Orange Co., NC.  He died on 11 Apr 1846 at Orange  Co., NC.  Conflicting evidence states that he died at Bedford Co., TN, in 1848.

 

   F.  Peter SHOFNER was born in 1769 at Orange Co., NC.  He died before 1840 at Bedford Co., TN.

 

      1.  William SHOFNER married Elvira BROWN.  He died.  He moved in 1837 at "Angelina Co., TX", Tennessee.

 

         a)  Minerva Catherine SHOFNER died.  They moved in 1837 at "Angelina Co., TX", Tennessee.

 

         b)  Samuel Layton SHOFNER died.  They moved in 1837 at "Angelina Co., TX", Tennessee.

 

         c)  Jasper Newton SHOFNER died.  They moved in 1837 at "Angelina Co., TX", Tennessee.

 

         d)  Acton SHOFNER died.  They moved in 1837 at "Angelina Co., TX", Tennessee.

 

   G.  Elizabeth SHOFNER was born in 1786 at Orange Co., NC.  She married George HUFFMAN on 15 Aug 1804 at Orange Co., NC.  She died before Sep 1844 at Carroll Co., TN.

 

Printed on: 06 Apr 2003