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
Emelia Watkins
Tolula Elizabeth Ann Biffle
Nancy Agnes Biffle
Virginia Delila Biffle
Henrietta Vashti Biffle
Mary Watkins Biffle
Sary Jain Biffle
Leander George K Hamilton Biffle
John Henry Biffle
Alice Ann Ophelia Biffle
Drewey Goldman Biffle
Samuel Jacob Biffle
Millie Selina Victoria Biffle

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World Events (8)


Age 7

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

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.

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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