Margaret Groff Barclay

Death 1853 (aged 55–56)
Nelta, Hopkins County, Texas, USA
Burial Nelta, Hopkins County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 66221045 · View Source
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Margaret Groff was born on 5 June 1797 in Kentucky. Her father was Henry Groff.

Margaret Groff married Hugh Barclay on 26 March 1812 in either Kentucky or Missouri. They had thirteen children named Sarah Pursley, Andrew Groff, Nancy Ann Charlotte, Henry Thomas, Statira, Stephen C., Margaret, Harriet, John S.T., Balser T., Joseph Hugh, Hattie Elizabeth, and Martha Patsy Barclay. The family lived in Franklin, Gasconade, and Newton Counties in Missouri.

Hugh and Margaret Groff Barclay migrated on from Missouri to Hopkins County, Texas before 1850. The settled and purchased land in the community of Pleasant Hill which was later named Nelta.

Hugh Barclay died before Margaret and was buried in the McFall Cemetery. A recorded statement from daughter, Martha Barclay Chapman, ties Margaret's death to about 1853. She was also buried in the McFall Cemetery, but no stone has been located for her.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Groff Barclay (5 Jun 1797–1853), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66221045, citing McFall Cemetery, Nelta, Hopkins County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sarah Clark Stevens (contributor 47007170) .