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James Daugherty Wofford
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Birth: 1805
Death: 1893

Born in Cherokee Nation (GA.);Asst.conductor,Trail of Tears,under Chunuluka, 1838. Worked w/James Mooney on his "History" of Cherokees; he also wrote a spelling book in the Cherokee language. Husb. of Elizabeth [Old Fields] Wofford; parents of Charlotte(marr.OldFields); & Elizabeth marr.(D.Old Fields)(R. Old Fields).
James marr(2), Anna Old Fields; parents of Martha Ann; William Scott Wofford; Lewis D. Wofford; Nancy(Hogan)(Wm.Nellis); & Kate Wofford(Davis). His parentage is in dispute: M.Mullen (descendant) cites his father as Benjamin J. Wofford, son of Wm.Wofford, famous pioneer, Georgia. Benjamin is buried at the Wofford site, Bartow Co, Georgia. Another source cites James as the son of Charles Wofford,[a son of Colonel Nathaniel Wofford,emigrant & non-Indian,] & Nancy (Watts)(descend.of Great Eagle,Cherokee Nation). 
 
Burial:
Wofford Cemetery
Row
Delaware County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: 4 mi.E.of Row
 
Created by: Patricia Mechling
Record added: Jan 07, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7062311
James Daugherty Wofford
Added by: Carol Bayless-Reed
 
James Daugherty Wofford
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