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Elizabeth Ann “Betsey” Edwards Mefford

Birth
Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA
Death
1904 (aged 76–77)
Macoupin County, Illinois, USA
Burial
Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID
108624678 View Source

Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935
Name John Nufford (John Thomas Mefford)
Spouse's Name Elizabeth Ann Edwards
Event Date 09 Apr 1859
Event Place Macoupin County, Illinois
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United States Census, 1860
Name Elisabeth Mifford (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford)
Event Place Township 12 Range 8, Macoupin County, Illinois
Gender Female
Age 30
Race White
Birth Year (Estimated) 1830
Birthplace Kentucky
HOUSEHOLD ROLE GENDER AGE BIRTHPLACE
John Mifford M 19 Kentucky (John Thomas Mefford)
Elisabeth Mifford F 30 Kentucky (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford)
John Colwell M 5 Kentucky
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United States Census, 1870
Name Betsy Mifford (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford)
Event Place Township 12 Range 10, Greene County, Illinois
Gender Female
Age 40
Race White
Birth Year (Estimated) 1829-1830
Birthplace Kentucky
HOUSEHOLD ROLE GENDER AGE BIRTHPLACE
J T Mifford M 32 Kentucky (John Thomas Mefford)
Betsy Mifford F 40 Kentucky (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford)
John Mifford M 8 Kentucky (John Alexander Mefford)
James B Mifford M 6 Illinois (James Benjamin Mefford) (see 1880)
Samuel B Mifford M 4 Illinois (Samuel B. Mefford) (Sidney B. Mefford in 1880)
William Mifford M 32 Kentucky
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United States Census, 1880
Name Elizabeth Meffard (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford)
Event Place Township 12 Range 10, Greene County, Illinois
Gender Female
Age 51
Marital Status Widowed
Race White
Occupation Keeps House
Birth Year (Estimated) 1829
Birthplace Kentucky
Father's Birthplace Virginia (West Virginia ?)
Mother's Birthplace Virginia (West Virginia ?)
HOUSEHOLD ROLE GENDER AGE BIRTHPLACE
Elizabeth Cloven Self F 27 Illinois
James Cloven Son M 5 Illinois
Charles Cloven Son M 3 Illinois
Martha Cloven Daughter F 0 Arkansas
James Grifiths Nephew M 10 Illinois
Minnie Fergerson Niece F 7 Illinois
Elizabeth Meffard Other F 51 Kentucky (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford)
James B Meffard Other M 19 Illinois (James Benjamin Mefford) (see 1870)
Sidney B Meffard Other M 14 Illinois (Samuel B. Mefford in 1870)
James Skines Other M 37 Kentucky (William Skiens in the 1881 marriage ????)
(William Skines in the 1900 census ????)
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Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860-1920
Name: Elizabeth Mefford (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford)
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 22 Nov 1881
Marriage Place: Greene County, Illinois
Spouse Name: Wm Skiens (James William Skeins / Skines or William James Skeins / Skines – ????)
Spouse Gender: Male
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United States Census, 1900
Name Elisabeth Skines (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford Skeins / Skines)
Event Place Gillespie Township Gillespie Village, Macoupin County, Illinois
Gender Female
Age 73
Marital Status Married
Race White
Relationship to Head of Household Wife
Number of Living Children 3
Years Married 19
Birth Date May 1827
Birthplace Kentucky
Marriage Year (Estimated) 1881
Father's Birthplace West Virginia (Virginia ?)
Mother's Birthplace West Virginia (Virginia ?)
Mother of how many children 5
HOUSEHOLD ROLE GENDER AGE BIRTHPLACE
William Skines Head M 57 Kentucky (James William Skeins / Skines or William James Skeins / Skines – ????)
Elisabeth Skines Wife F 73 Kentucky (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford Skeins / Skines)
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Daughter of James Edwards and Mary "Polly" Gooch. She was born in Lincoln Co., KY and moved to Macoupin Co., IL around 1855. She later lived in Greene Co., IL. Marriage 1 to John T. Mefford, Marriage 2 to William Skeins. Died ca 1904 in Macoupin Co., IL.

Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935
Name John Nufford (John Thomas Mefford)
Spouse's Name Elizabeth Ann Edwards
Event Date 09 Apr 1859
Event Place Macoupin County, Illinois
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United States Census, 1860
Name Elisabeth Mifford (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford)
Event Place Township 12 Range 8, Macoupin County, Illinois
Gender Female
Age 30
Race White
Birth Year (Estimated) 1830
Birthplace Kentucky
HOUSEHOLD ROLE GENDER AGE BIRTHPLACE
John Mifford M 19 Kentucky (John Thomas Mefford)
Elisabeth Mifford F 30 Kentucky (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford)
John Colwell M 5 Kentucky
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United States Census, 1870
Name Betsy Mifford (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford)
Event Place Township 12 Range 10, Greene County, Illinois
Gender Female
Age 40
Race White
Birth Year (Estimated) 1829-1830
Birthplace Kentucky
HOUSEHOLD ROLE GENDER AGE BIRTHPLACE
J T Mifford M 32 Kentucky (John Thomas Mefford)
Betsy Mifford F 40 Kentucky (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford)
John Mifford M 8 Kentucky (John Alexander Mefford)
James B Mifford M 6 Illinois (James Benjamin Mefford) (see 1880)
Samuel B Mifford M 4 Illinois (Samuel B. Mefford) (Sidney B. Mefford in 1880)
William Mifford M 32 Kentucky
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United States Census, 1880
Name Elizabeth Meffard (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford)
Event Place Township 12 Range 10, Greene County, Illinois
Gender Female
Age 51
Marital Status Widowed
Race White
Occupation Keeps House
Birth Year (Estimated) 1829
Birthplace Kentucky
Father's Birthplace Virginia (West Virginia ?)
Mother's Birthplace Virginia (West Virginia ?)
HOUSEHOLD ROLE GENDER AGE BIRTHPLACE
Elizabeth Cloven Self F 27 Illinois
James Cloven Son M 5 Illinois
Charles Cloven Son M 3 Illinois
Martha Cloven Daughter F 0 Arkansas
James Grifiths Nephew M 10 Illinois
Minnie Fergerson Niece F 7 Illinois
Elizabeth Meffard Other F 51 Kentucky (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford)
James B Meffard Other M 19 Illinois (James Benjamin Mefford) (see 1870)
Sidney B Meffard Other M 14 Illinois (Samuel B. Mefford in 1870)
James Skines Other M 37 Kentucky (William Skiens in the 1881 marriage ????)
(William Skines in the 1900 census ????)
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Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860-1920
Name: Elizabeth Mefford (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford)
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 22 Nov 1881
Marriage Place: Greene County, Illinois
Spouse Name: Wm Skiens (James William Skeins / Skines or William James Skeins / Skines – ????)
Spouse Gender: Male
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United States Census, 1900
Name Elisabeth Skines (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford Skeins / Skines)
Event Place Gillespie Township Gillespie Village, Macoupin County, Illinois
Gender Female
Age 73
Marital Status Married
Race White
Relationship to Head of Household Wife
Number of Living Children 3
Years Married 19
Birth Date May 1827
Birthplace Kentucky
Marriage Year (Estimated) 1881
Father's Birthplace West Virginia (Virginia ?)
Mother's Birthplace West Virginia (Virginia ?)
Mother of how many children 5
HOUSEHOLD ROLE GENDER AGE BIRTHPLACE
William Skines Head M 57 Kentucky (James William Skeins / Skines or William James Skeins / Skines – ????)
Elisabeth Skines Wife F 73 Kentucky (Elizabeth Ann Edwards Mefford Skeins / Skines)
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Daughter of James Edwards and Mary "Polly" Gooch. She was born in Lincoln Co., KY and moved to Macoupin Co., IL around 1855. She later lived in Greene Co., IL. Marriage 1 to John T. Mefford, Marriage 2 to William Skeins. Died ca 1904 in Macoupin Co., IL.


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