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James Rafter 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 Thomas and Margaret "Peggy" (Thomas) Warfield, James married Mary Jane Mavity on 15 Dec 1850 in Rush 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 (1852-1943), m: Laura Frances Conard.
2) John Quincy Adams "Ad" Warfield (1854-1938), 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. (my Gr-Grandma)
5) Sarah M Warfield (1862-1957), m: John O Elder.
6) Henry A Warfield (1865-1869)
7) Mahala "Haley" A Warfield (1871-1964), m: John C Kuntz.

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

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 through his son Uriah James Warfield (1859-1922). After researching the Warfields for almost four decades, I have concluded his middle name is most likely Rafer, a common name in the Warfield families from Maryland.

Many thanks to Denica and Lisa for the tombstone pictures.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Adam Thomas Warfield (1778 - 1863)
  Margaret Ann Thomas Warfield (1787 - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Mavity Warfield (1832 - 1904)*
 
 Children:
  George William Warfield (1852 - 1943)*
  John Quincy Adams Warfield (1854 - 1938)*
  Francis Mavity Warfield (1855 - 1884)*
  Uriah James Warfield (1859 - 1922)*
  Sarah Warfield Elder (1863 - 1957)*
  Henry A Warfield (1865 - 1869)*
  Mahala A Warfield Kuntz (1872 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Warfield Titus (1808 - 1889)*
  John Warfield (1812 - 1885)**
  Catharine Warfield Smith (1819 - 1912)*
  David Warfield (1825 - 1876)**
  James Rafter Warfield (1829 - 1894)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hurst Cemetery
Homer
Rush County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Bonnie's Daughter
Record added: Feb 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48250184
James Rafter Warfield
Added by: Denica
 
James Rafter Warfield
Added by: Lisa Winship
 
James Rafter Warfield
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