Nancy Agnes Biffle

23 December 1839–30 August 1925 (Age 85)
DeKalb, Georgia, United States

The Life of Nancy Agnes

When Nancy Agnes Biffle was born on 23 December 1839, in DeKalb, Georgia, United States, her father, Leander Biffle, was 27 and her mother, Emelia Watkins, was 21. She lived in Panthersville, DeKalb, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Redan, DeKalb, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 August 1925, in Stone Mountain, DeKalb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Leander Biffle
1812–1880
Emelia Watkins
1818–1892
Tolula Elizabeth Ann Biffle
1837–1919
Nancy Agnes Biffle
1839–1925
Virginia Delila Biffle
1842–1874
Henrietta Vashti Biffle
1843–1916
Mary Watkins Biffle
1845–1900
Sary Jain Biffle
1848–1856
Leander George K Hamilton Biffle
1850–1914
John Henry Biffle
1853–1939
Alice Ann Ophelia Biffle
1855–1923
Drewey Goldman Biffle
1855–1863
Samuel Jacob Biffle
1858–1930
Millie Selina Victoria Biffle
1862–1916

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 22

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1863

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Büffel:1. from late Middle High German büffel ‘buffalo’ (in some areas ‘bull’); the surname may have arisen from a house name or a nickname for a loutish person. 2. from a pet form of the Old German personal name Bodefrit.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Biffle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nancy Biffle in household of Leander Biffle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Biffle, "United States Census, 1920"

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