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Ancestors of John B. Midkiff

Generation No. 3


      4. John Midkiff, born in Halifax County VA; died 1881 in Weakley County TN. He was the son of 8. James Midkiff and 9. Sally Donaldson. He married 5. Elizabeth.

      5. Elizabeth

Notes for John Midkiff:
J. Midkiff died in Weakley county. Will probated May 1870 in Dresden, Weakly county TN.
1830 census Halifax county VA; 1840 Overton county TN 1850 census WEAKLEY county TN all listed Deritha with the family;; Deritha lists birthplace N>C> I don't know the family connection.
     
Children of John Midkiff and Elizabeth are:
  i.   William Midkiff, born 1827 in Pittslvania County VA; married M C Griffin 23 May 1850 in Weakley County TN; born 1827.
  ii.   Thomas Midkiff, born 1829.
  iii.   JamesJ. Midkiff, born 1830 in VA; married Sarah; born 1828 in TN.
  Notes for JamesJ. Midkiff:
In 1880 they lived in Dist. 2, Weakley county TN census says James J. was born Miss

  2 iv.   Robert Frank Midkiff, born 1834 in VA; died 1865 in MO Militia Civil War; married Elizabeth Henderson 09 May 1856 in Weakley County TN.
  v.   George W. Midkiff, born 1836 in Overton county TN; died 22 Sep 1882 in Weakley county TN; married (1) Sarah Fowler 06 Sep 1856 in Dresden TN; born 1835; died 1880 in Weakley county TN; married (2) Amanda Parrott 23 Dec 1880 in Weakley County TN.
  Notes for George W. Midkiff:
In the census report for 1880 I find George( Win Dist 8, Line 18 Vol 34, ed 171). Midkiff . There isn't a wife listed in the 1880 census. I find in 1870 census that he was married to Amanda Fowler We-225-2(1) Amanda M. widow of: Dressden PO Amanda M. Midkiff was rejected for pension of George W
George Midkiff was in 56th Reg. Co H Private under Capt Sheppard Enrolled July 29th 1862, Cape Girardeau, MO relieved from duty May 15, 1863.
Former marriage was desolved by death...

  More About George W. Midkiff:
Burial: Lebonan Cem. TN

  vi.   Stephen Midkiff, born 1838; died 1865 in Civil War; married never married.
  Notes for Stephen Midkiff:
Stephen was in Co A, Tennessee Inf Dec 31 1861 to June 30, 1862
Enlisted Aug 21, 1861 at Trenton, TN for 12 mos. sent to General Hospital Dec 31 1861 mortally wounded (captured at mISSIONARY rIDGE nov 25, 1863)

  More About Stephen Midkiff:
Burial: 1865, Missionary Ridge, TN

  vii.   Doctor David Midkiff, born 1840; married Susan; born 1843 in Monroe county IND.
  viii.   Sarah Elizabeth Jane Midkiff, born 1842; married Andrews.
  ix.   Henry Clay Midkiff, born 23 Aug 1845 in Weakley County TN; died 05 Nov 1915 in Reynolds County MO; married (1) Sarah Henderson 1869 in Cairo, ILL; born 1847 in KY; died Abt. 1890 in Iron County MO; married (2) Sarah Carpenter,Copeland,Helvey 18 Jan 1893 in Iron County Mo; born 05 Apr 1863 in Scot County IND; died 01 Dec 1921 in Ellington MO.
  Notes for Henry Clay Midkiff:
I found a letter from Winnie Southern. He lived in Poplar Bluff and then Moved to Kennett MO. He sent a copy of the 1880 census of MO, Iron county , Umion twp, Range 4E, Res 124. Shoiws Henry Claay as 35, Sarah F. 32, William H. 10, Francis F. 4 dgt. , George W. b. 28 May 1880 and Robert age 13 nephew. 1900 were in Webb Reynolds county he had already m. Sarah Helvey shows she was b. May 1863 age 37 and Henry Clay as Aug 1845 age 54, TN

  More About Henry Clay Midkiff:
Burial: 07 Nov 1915, Carpenters Cemetery Redford MO

  x.   John Midkiff, born 10 Mar 1855 in Weakley County TN; died 28 Dec 1892; married Hepsie Ann Betts 05 Oct 1878 in Dresden TN; born 1860 in Weakley County TN; died 1943 in Cross County ARK.
  More About John Midkiff:
Burial: New Salem Presbyterian Church Cem.




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