Michael Caffey Family


Michael Caffey Family

Husband: Michael Caffey

Born: 1782at: Rockingham, Guilford Co, NC
Married: at: 
Died: Bef 03 Mar 1859at: , Montgomery Co, Al
Buried: at: 
Father: John Caffey
Mother: Mary Buchanan
Other Spouses: Unknown Nixon  Hannah Buchanan  Christina Filing  

Wife: Nancy Merritt

Born: at: 
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 


Name: Rebecca (Sallie) Caffey
Born: Abt 1813at: 
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Wesley Adams  

Name: Milton Caffey
Born: Bef 1815at: 
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 

Name: Minerva Merritt Caffey
Born: 19 Aug 1815at: , , NC
Died: Bef 1850at: Ramer, Montgomery Co, Al
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Joshua H. Merritt  

Name: Avington B Caffey
Born: 1818at: , Montgomery Co, Al
Died: 24 Sep 1858at: , Montgomery Co, Al
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Alice Elizabeth Urquhart  

More Information:

About Michael Caffey:

When Michael died he left a widow, Christina Filings she was not the mother of any of his children since they didn't marry until 1822. His will names only his three children.

1850 Census Montgomery AL 2nd District
Michael Caffey 68 M Farmer $240. NC
Mrs Christina 69 F NC
Robert McMoy 13 M SC

Last Will of Michael Caffey
, Montgomery Co, Al
Will Book Volume 4, Pages 204 - 205
The State of AL }Montgomery }

I, I, Michael Caffey, being duly impressed with uncertainty of life and the certainty of death and being, thank God, of sound mind, do herein make my last will and testament as follows:

1st: I five and bequeath to my wife, Christina Caffey, two cows and calves, one sow and pigs, and provisions to do her one year.
2nd: To my son, Avington B. Caffey, I give and bequeath one bed and furniture and my family clock.
3rd: To my daughter, Manerva Merritt, I give and bequeath one dollar.
4th: It is my will that the balance of my estate of which I may be possessed at my death with consisting of what __ may be equally divided between my son Avington B. Caffey and my daughter Rebecca Adams.
5th: I appoint my son Avington B. Caffey executor of this my last and only will and testament who after paying my just debts and funeral expenses, may make the distribution according to my will above specified. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 4th day of August 1848.

Signed in the presence of Michael Caffey (SSDI)
Sylvanus Walker
Willy T. Bobbitt

Personally appeared before me, David Campbell, Judge of Probate of said Co, Sylvanus Walker, a subscribing witness to the foregoing paper writing and after being duly sworn deposeth and said that he was present and same Michael Caffey whose name is signed to the foregoing paper writing sign and seal the same as and for his las will and testament that he the said Michael Caffey at the time he signed said paper writing was of a sound and disposing mind, memory, and understanding; that he the deponent, signed said paper writing as a witness in the presence of and at the request of the said Michael Caffey and in the presence of Willy T. Bobbett, who witnessed the same the day and date the same bears date and that the said Michael Caffey was more than twenty years of age and that Willey T. Bobbitt subscribed his name as a witness then and thereto.

Sworn to and subscribed Sylvanus Walker
Before me March 3rd 1859
David Campbell, J.P.M.C.

About Nancy Merritt:

Could be a kin to Joshua Merritt.

About Milton Caffey:

Milton was not listed in his father's will so he may have died young.

Revised: 06-Jun-15  12:08 PM