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James Rafer Warfield
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1829
Butler County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1894
Manilla
Rush County
Indiana, USA

The ninth of ten children born to Adam & Margaret "Peggy" (Thomas) Warfield of Manilla, Rush Co IN, James married Mary Jane Mavity on 15 Dec 1850 in Rush Co IN, the daughter of John Wesley & Sarah (Thomas) Mavity of Johnson Co IN.

Rush County IN Marriages:
"Warfield, James & Maverty, Mary Jane - Dec 15, 1850 - Book 7, Page 81"

Children with Mary:
1) George William Warfield (1851-1943), m: Laura Frances Conrad.
2) John Quincy Adams "Ad" Warfield (1853-1938), m. Lillian "Lillie" May Heaton.
3) Francis Mavity Warfield (1855-1884), m: Rosetta "Rosa" C Heaton.
4) Uriah James Warfield (1859-1922), m1: Lydia B Heaton, m2: Mary Adeline "Addie" Wilkes (Addie is my Gr-Grandma).
5) Sarah M Warfield (1863-1957), m: John O Elder.
6) Henry A Warfield (1865-1869)
7) Mahala "Haley" A Warfield (1872-1964), m: John C Kuntz.

James was a Farmer. Although he registered for the Civil War, no record of service has been found.

US Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System:
"Consolidated List of all persons Class II, subject to do military duty consisting of the counties of Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Ohio, Rush and Ripley, State of Indiana.
John C McQuiston, Provost Marshal:
Line 7, Pg 228 -
Name: James R Warfield
Residence: Walker Twp, Indiana
Class: 2
Congressional District: 4th
Age on 1 July 1863: 36
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1827
Race: White
Place of Birth: Ohio
Occupation: Farmer
Date: June 1863

James is my 2nd maternal Gr-Grandfather. After researching the Warfields for almost four decades, I have concluded his middle name most likely is Rafer, a common name in the Warfield families from Maryland.

Many thanks to Denica and Lisa for the tombstone pictures.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Adam Warfield (1778 - 1863)
  Margaret Thomas Warfield (1787 - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Mavity Warfield (1832 - 1904)*
 
 Children:
  George William Warfield (1852 - 1943)*
  John Quincy Adams Warfield (1853 - 1938)*
  Francis Mavity Warfield (1855 - 1884)*
  Uriah James Warfield (1859 - 1927)*
  Sarah Warfield Elder (1863 - 1957)*
  Henry A Warfield (1865 - 1869)*
  Mahala Ann Warfield Kuntz (1872 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Warfield Titus (1808 - 1889)*
  Henry Warfield (1810 - 1884)*
  John Warfield (1812 - 1885)**
  Catharine Warfield Smith (1819 - 1912)*
  David Warfield (1825 - 1876)*
  James Rafer Warfield (1829 - 1894)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
James R.
Warfield
Born
Mar. 8, 1829
Died
Jul. 7, 1894
Our Father
At Rest
 
Note: OSS with wife.
 
Burial:
Hurst Cemetery
Homer
Rush County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Bonnie's Daughter
Record added: Feb 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48250184
James Rafer Warfield
Added by: Denica
 
James Rafer Warfield
Added by: Lisa Winship
 
James Rafer Warfield
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Colleen Sanders Broyles
 
 
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- Bonnie's Daughter
 Added: Feb. 24, 2016

- DSON1492
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- Bonnie's Daughter
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