Leven Lafayette (Fate) Caffey Family


Leven Lafayette (Fate) Caffey Family

Husband: Leven Lafayette (Fate) Caffey

Born: 15 Mar 1863at: , Laclede Co, Mo
Married: 22 Feb 1885at: , Laclede Co, Mo
Died: 24 Jun 1943at: 
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Father: Leven Stokes Caffey
Mother: Celia Perry

Wife: Nancy J. (Nannie) McFarland

Born: Apr 1868at: , , Mo
Died: at: 
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Name: William Caffey
Born: Dec 1885at: , , Mo
Died: at: 
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Name: Bertha (Bert) M. Caffey
Born: May 1889at: , , Mo
Died: at: 
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Spouses: Charles B. Bilderback  

Name: Nellie F. Caffey
Born: Nov 1893at: , , Mo
Died: at: 
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About Leven Lafayette (Fate) Caffey:

Occupation given as Blacksmith in 1900 census.
Occupation listed as hardware salesman in 1910 census
Listed in the roster of members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Phillipsburg, Laclede Co, Mo

Quotation from journal of Judge Anderson McFall:
"L.L. Caffey sold his half interest of the Blacksmith Shop in Phillipsburg Mo, McFarland & Caffey, to Ed Knight who is taking Possession. Nov. 5th l900"
"Layfayat Caffey and family mooved from Phillipsburg Mo down on Brush Creek to Len Lawrances Farm Laclede Co. Mo January 14th l90l
"Sam P. Cox mooved his familey and house hold goods from L.L. Caffey house in Phillipsburg Mo March 12th l902".
"Quotation from journal of Judge Anderson McFall: "Lafayat L. Caffey Sold his house and Lot 4, Block 3 in the Town of
Phillipsburg Mo to Oliver H. Yandel Consideration $200.00 Nov. 24th l902."
"Allen N. Caffey sold his interest in Livery Barn and his dwelling to his brother L.L. Caffey in Phillipsburg Mo Consideration $2750.00 Feb 18th 1909"
"L.L. Caffey sold his liver riggs & feed to AB Hufft & son August 1909"
"L.L. Caffey and Familey moved in to the house vacated by Hough Phillipsburg Mo April 26th l9ll."
"L L Caffey bought the big house opposite the depot from W.B. Montgomerynsideratiooon 900.00 dollars April 1st 1912"
"W.P. McFarland & Co. finished L.L. Caffey New House on the west side of Phillipsburg Mo in May 1913 and Caffey mooved into it May 13th l913."
Q"L. L. Caffey traded the J. D. williams fam that he got from Tom Hufft to Scotts Hotel in Phillipsburg Mo December 1913"
"Nancy A. Williams gave up the Hotell at Phillipsburg Mo to LL Caffey and mooved to Springfield Mo to run a rooming house there April l6th l9l4."
"The Contractors the builders of New brick huses that was burnt out on Sept. 23rd l9l3 own then by B.F. McFarlan & L.L. Caffey John D. Estes, Pitmans & Swett hardware Dr. T.U. Gourley Drug Store, D.R. Dye barber Shop. Built and finished up the last days of January l9l4 by Press Monontgomery J.H. Wilson
J.D. Estes and Petmans & Swett all in Phillipsburg Mo"

Obituary: Leven Lafayette Caffey, 78, died Thurs Jun 24 after a long illness, in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Bilderback, near Morgan. Mr. Caffey was widely known in the southwestern part of the Co. having been engaged in the hardware business in Phillipsburg for nearly 20 years. Funeral services were at 2 pm Sat in the Presb. church in Phillipsburg conducted by the Rev .M. Kerr. Burial was in the Baptist cemetery at Conway. Mr. Caffey, familiarly known as "Lafe Caffey" was born in Laclede Co March 15, 1863 and spent his entire life in the Co.. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Nannie Caffey, a daughter, Mrs. Charles Bilderback, and a son William M. Caffey, who lives at 417 Washington Ave, Springfield.

Revised: 06-Jun-15  12:08 PM