Woodfin Family Bible

 

Noxubee County, Ms.

Woodfin Bible Records

Submitted and Transcribed by Catherine Williams Cooper.


From the Woodfin Family Bible, as given to Mamie Elizabeth Thomas Ross on February 26, 1960 from Thomas Edward Woodfin, who had possession of the family Bible.



Births

Charles Nuton Woodfin was born in Madison County, Alabama July 31, 1824
Martha S. Davidson Woodfin was born in Pickens County, Alabama December 25, 1831
James Nuton Woodfin was born in Noxubee County, Miss. December 29, 1853
Martha Jane Woodfin was born in Noxubee County, Miss. April 20, 1858
John Flournoy Woodfin was born in Noxubee County, Miss. August 9, 1876
Maggie M. Woodfin was born in Noxubee County, Miss. April 7, 1878
Carrie Bell Woodfin was born in Noxubee County, Miss. March 20, 1880
Thomas Edward Woodfin was born in Noxubee County, Miss. June 29, 1883
Annie May Woodfin was born Feb. 27, 1886
Mary Susie Woodfin was born Nov. 5, 1888

T. E. Woodfin Family

Minnie L. Woodfin [wife] was born Sept. 21, 1888 in Kemper Co., Miss.
Edna Earl Woodfin [daughter] was born Jan. 27, 1908 in Noxubee Co., Miss.
James Edward [son] was born Nov. 11, 1910 in Noxubee County, Miss.
Martha Lee Woodfin was born Sept. 9, 1918 in Noxubee County, Miss.


Deaths

Charles Nuton Woodfin departed this life July 2, 1912 Tuesday A.M. at 6 o'clock
Martha Stuart Woodfin departed this life Wednesday P.M. 1:30 o'clock, May 18, 1927
James Nuton Woodfin departed this life July 14, 1896
Martha Jane Woodfin departed this life April 13, 1890
Carrie Bell Woodfin departed this life Sept. 10, 1905
John Flournoy Woodfin departed this life Dec. 29, 1932
Mary Susan Woodfin departed this life July 11, 1928


Marriages

Mr. & Mrs. C. N. Woodfin were married April 17th, 1850 in Noxubee County, Mississippi
Mr. & Mrs. T. E. Woodfin were married Feb. 7, 1907 in Noxubee County, Mississippi
Mr. & Mrs. N. L. Hairston were married April 29, 1900 in Noxubee County, Mississippi
Mr. & Mrs. F. E. Lee were married Nov. 22, 1914 in Noxubee County, Mississippi
Mr. & Mrs. Edward Woodfin were married August 23, 1930 in Noxubee County, Mississippi

Notes: According to the death certificate for Martha Stuart Woodfin, her parents were James Davidson and Martha Stuart. Thomas Edward Woodfin, grandson of Martha Stuart Davidson and Charles Nuton Woodfin, stated in a letter to Mamie Elizabeth Thomas Ross, that the Davidson family moved to Noxubee County from Pickens County, Alabama when Martha was a ôlittle girl.

Mr. Woodfin also wrote that Martha had a sister named Rose who married William Bird or Bill as he was called. He and Grandfather, Charles Woodfin, were in the Civil War. After they came back from the War, Bill Bird and his wife, Rose, did not live very long. They left three small children, two girls and a boy. Grandma took one of the girls, Mollie, and Major Nunn of Shuqualak reared the other two, Nellie and Kaylet or that is the name I knew him by. Mollie married a Farrar. She was the grandmother of the present Sheriff of Noxubee County.

From "Abstracts of Death Notices from The Macon Beacon 1871-1912" compiled by E. Q. Richards:

26 Apr. 1890 Mrs. M. J. Woodfin died at Macedonia Apr. 13. Wife of J. N. Woodfin. Born 1858. Cumb. Presby., later Methodist.

18 July 1896 Joiner N. Woodfin died July 14 at Macedonia. Bur. Macedonia. Methodist. Wife died six years ago. Surv. by six children.

26 July 1912 Charles Nuton Woodfin died July 2 at Macedonia. Born July 31, 1824 in Madison Co., Ala. Mar. Miss Martha Stewart Davidson. Methodist. Member CSA.


 

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