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Emily Elizabeth Grimes Biffle
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1832
Wayne County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 7, 1902
Jack County
Texas, USA

daughter of Wilson Grimes - Rachel Carr

Mrs. Nathan Isom "Emily" Biffle of Los Valley died at her home last Sunday. Mrs. Biffle had lived in Los Valley many years and had many friends who sympathize with her family in their sorrow. The interment took place at Hawkins chapel Tuesday.

The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 19, 1902

Nathan I. Biffle came from Wayne Co., Tennessee. The family first went to Illinois for several months and then to Missouri. They lived there four years, moving from place to place in ox carts.

In February 1852, they had a son, Wilson McCallister Biffle at Wayne Co., Tennessee, N.I. and Emily moved to Weatherford where they had one of their last child, Cynthia Ann Biffle in 1860.

Nathan I. Biffle ran a grist mill at Weatherford during the Civil War. In 1880, the Biffle family was living on the county line between Stephens and Palo Pinto Counties. Their only daughter married F.A. Locke in 2 December 1877 at Palo Pinto County. On 25 February 1881, she married D.H. Sweeney in Young County, the two families then moved to Jack County. Their daughter moved away, three years later to become one of the founding families of Briscoe County, Texas.

Forty-Fifth Wedding Anniversary Celebrated
The last day of the year 1895 witnesses near Gertrude a tribute to an old citizen, the occasion as was at first supposed the golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. N.I. Biffle, but it turnes out to be the forty-fifth anniversary of their marriage. The neighbors gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Biffle at dusk, each bringing a bountiful respect. When all were gathered about eighty persons, after prayer all partook of the supper amidst universal good feeling, and spent a pleasant and profitable evening. Mr. and Mrs. N.I. Biffle are well and favorably known in Jack and adjacent counties, and it is sincerely hoped that the 31st of December 1900 will find this worthy couple the subjects of another surprise party.

Mr. and Mrs. N.I. Biffle of Gertrude left 3 April 1899 to visit their daughter, Mrs. D.H. Sweeney of Briscoe County on account of their daughter's health.

N.I. and Emily Biffle were living in the Los Valley community of Jack County in 1902. After the death of Emily, Nathan I. Biffle moves from Jack County to live in New Mexico.

Family links: 
  Wilson Grimes (1801 - 1866)
  Rachel Kerr Grimes (1804 - 1852)
  Nathan Isom/Isham Biffle (1830 - 1909)
  Wilson McCallister Biffle (1852 - 1924)*
  Cynthia Ann Biffle Sweeney (1860 - 1944)*
  Hiram Alexander Grimes (1822 - 1848)*
  Matilda Jane Grimes Moore (1825 - 1886)*
  Elihu Sidna Grimes (1828 - 1855)*
  William Edgar Grimes (1829 - 1856)*
  Sophronia Adeline Grimes Fuson (1831 - 1857)*
  Emily Elizabeth Grimes Biffle (1832 - 1902)
  James Eli Grimes (1834 - 1904)*
  Henry Stanford Grimes (1840 - 1896)*
  Cynthia Ann Grimes Webster (1842 - 1905)*
*Calculated relationship
Hawkins Chapel Cemetery
Young County
Texas, USA
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Feb 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47794244
Emily Elizabeth <i>Grimes</i> Biffle
Added by: Searchers of our Past
Emily Elizabeth <i>Grimes</i> Biffle
Added by: Searchers of our Past
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