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Jackson T. Barfield
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1820
Alabama, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1877
Freestone County
Texas, USA

Jackson Barfield married Margaret M. Hendon on 2 Dec 1840, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.

In 1860, Barfield was residing in St. Francis County, Arkansas; served as Pvt, CO G, 15th Arkansaa (Josey's) Infantry Regiment and was discharged 15 Dec 1862.

In the early 1870s, Barfield became a lawman in Freestone County, Texas and was killed in the line of duty.

City Marshal Jackson T. Barfield
End of Watch: Monday, December 3, 1877

City Marshal Jackson T. Barfield responded to a disturbance at a store owned by J. J. Stubbs. Alfred "Alf" Rushing, Frank Carter and Harv Scruggs, all armed with shotguns, were accusing Stubbs of taking a pistol from their saddlebags left in the store a few days earlier. Marshal Barfield talked to the men and seemed to be pacifying them. The three men mounted their horses and Marshal Barfield turned to walk away. Alf Rushing fired his shotgun striking the marshal in the back, killing him instantly. The three men attempted to escape but a posse of citizens gave chase and wounded and captured Frank Carter. Court records show that Rushing, Carter and Scruggs were all charged with murder, but the file is missing and the disposition of the charges is unknown. Rushing was reported at large as late as 1898 with a $1,000 reward for his arrest and detention. No survivor information was located on Marshal Barfield. He is buried in the Crouch Cemetery in rural Limestone County.

Two children:
Sarah Ann Barfield
William Barfield

Family links: 
  Margaret M. Hendon Barfield (1819 - 1882)
  Sarah Ann Barfield Graham Langham (1843 - 1906)*
  William Barfield (1846 - 1923)*
*Calculated relationship
Lindley Cemetery
Limestone County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: E W Hendon
Originally Created by: david strickland
Record added: Mar 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50499138
Jackson T. Barfield
Added by: E W Hendon
Jackson T. Barfield
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Jackson T. Barfield
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