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Descendants of Leonard Loftin

56. JOHN6 LOFTIN (EZEKIEL R.5, BENONI (BENONIA)4, LEONARD3, CORNELIUS2, LEONARD1) was born 1796 in Richmond, Wilkinsen Co., Georgia, and died January 12, 1863 in Silver Creek, Lawrence Co., Mississippi. He married MARY LIVELY August 15, 1819 in Lawrence Co., Mississippi. She was born 1799 in Georgia, and died August 19, 1873 in Silver Creek, Lawrence Co., Mississippi.

Notes for J
In 1860 Census, John was evidently living and working for J. W. Smith in Lawrence Co., Mississippi, as a laborer.

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Burial: China Grove Cemetery, Walthall Co., Mississippi

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Burial: China Grove Cemetery, Walthall Co., Mississippi
Children of J
117. i.   LUCINDA MELISSA7 LOFTIN, b. June 12, 1820, Jefferson Davis Co., Mississippi; d. March 22, 1884, Walthall Co., Mississippi.
  ii.   EZEKIEL LOFTIN, b. 1834.
118. iii.   LOUISA ELIZABETH LOFTIN, b. April 01, 1835, Lawrence Co., Mississippi.
  iv.   THOMAS LOFTIN, b. Unknown.
  v.   JESSE LOFTIN, b. Unknown.
119. vi.   SARAH ANN LOFTIN, b. Unknown.
  vii.   MARY ANN LOFTIN, b. Unknown.
  viii.   FRANCES AMELIA LOFTIN, b. Unknown.
  ix.   MARGARET LOFTIN, b. Unknown.

57. ADAH6 LOFTIN (EZEKIEL R.5, BENONI (BENONIA)4, LEONARD3, CORNELIUS2, LEONARD1) was born 1797 in Washington Co., Alabama. She married JAMES WATSON September 09, 1819 in Lawrence Co., Mississippi. He was born Abt. 1795.
Children of A
  i.   GILES T.7 WATSON, b. Unknown, Lawrence Co., Mississippi.
  ii.   ELIZABETH WATSON, b. Unknown.

58. GILES THOMAS6 LOFTIN (EZEKIEL R.5, BENONI (BENONIA)4, LEONARD3, CORNELIUS2, LEONARD1) was born 1799 in Washington Co., Ga., and died December 1862 in Somerville Co., Tx.. He married (1) DELIAH STEPHENS. She was born 1805 in Georgia. He married (2) JESSE ?.

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Burial: Rock Creek Cemetery, Somerville Co., Texas
Children of G
120. i.   JOHN STEPHEN7 LOFTIN, b. Abt. 1818, Lawrence Co., Mississippi; d. Unknown.
  ii.   AMANDA LOFTIN, b. 1821, Lawrence Co., Mississippi; m. JOHN BRITT, October 11, 1842, Union Co., Arkansas.
121. iii.   ELBERT L. LOFTIN, b. 1825, Lawrence Co., Ms..
  iv.   LOUVELY (LONELY) LOFTIN, b. 1827, Lawrence Co., Mississippi; m. WILLIAM CRAKER, October 11, 1842, Union Co., Arkansas.
  v.   THOMAS LOFTIN, b. 1830, Lawrence Co., Mississippi.
  vi.   GILES THOMAS LOFTIN JR., b. 1830; m. LAURINDA BALDWIN, December 07, 1848, Union Co., Arkansas.
  vii.   FRANCES LOFTIN, b. 1833; m. SAMUEL MARTIN WATKINS, June 16, 1853, Arkansas.
  viii.   GEORGE WASHINGTON LOFTIN, b. 1835, Lawrence Co., Mississippi; m. VIRGINIA ?.
122. ix.   WILLIAM TAYLOR LOFTIN, b. 1838, Lawrence Co., Mississippi.
  x.   PARMELIA LOFTIN, b. 1840; m. JAMES POLK.
  xi.   CHRISTOPHER C. LOFTIN, b. 1842, Union Co., Arkansas.
  xii.   MARCUS FULLER CECEIO LOFTIN, b. 1843, Union, Arkansas; d. 1906; m. (1) UNKNOWN; m. (2) ELIZABETH KENEDY, 1873.
  xiii.   JESSE LOFTIN, b. Unknown; d. 1863.

59. MARY ELIZABETH6 LOFTIN (EZEKIEL R.5, BENONI (BENONIA)4, LEONARD3, CORNELIUS2, LEONARD1) was born January 27, 1803 in Richmond Co., Georgia, and died April 30, 1890. She married LEWIS LINDER January 31, 1823 in Lawrence Co., Mississippi, son of JOHN LINDER and MARY MURPHY. He was born 1793 in Orangeburg District, South Carolina.

Notes for L
When Lewis Linder and Daniel Linder enlisted in the War of 1812, each gave their residence as Baton Rouge and both were born in South Carolina.
Children of M
123. i.   ELEANOR (ELLEN)7 LINDER, b. 1823, Copiah Co., Mississippi.
  ii.   URIAH LINDER, b. 1824, Copiah Co., Mississippi; m. ELIZABETH ANN WALDROSS, March 25, 1860; b. Alabama.
  iii.   BARTHEND LINDER, b. 1825.
  iv.   LEMUEL LINDER, b. 1827, Copiah Co., Mississippi.
  v.   JEPTHA LINDER, b. 1828.
  vi.   ELLIS GRIFFIN LINDER, b. 1830, Copiah Co., Mississippi; m. NANCY J. WELCH, December 15, 1859, Copiah Co., Ms.; b. Abt. 1839, Mississippi.
In 1850, Ellis Griffin Linder was living on his own in Copiah Co., Census p. 228a, listed in the census as age 24.

  vii.   ABSALOM LINDER, b. 1833; m. A.S. LINDER, 1877, Lawrence Co., Mississippi; b. Unknown.
  viii.   CHARLES LINDER, b. Bef. 1837.
124. ix.   LEWIS ALEXANDER LINDER, b. September 12, 1843, Mississippi; d. January 10, 1901.
  x.   THOMAS LINDER, b. September 12, 1843.
  Notes for THOMAS LINDER:
A twin of Lewis Alexander Linder.

60. JOSEPH6 LOFTIN (FRANCIS5, BENONI (BENONIA)4, LEONARD3, CORNELIUS2, LEONARD1) was born August 27, 1777 in Lenoir Co., North Carolina, and died August 18, 1834 in Lenoir Co., North Carolina. He married MARY (POLLY) BECTON August 17, 1801, daughter of MICHAEL BECTON and MARY BLACKMAN. She was born September 12, 1784 in Jones Co., North Carolina, and died September 29, 1835 in North Carolina.

Notes for J
He was a soldier in the war of 1812. Member of the House of Commons from Lenoir County 1812-1815 and a member of the Senate 1816, 1819 and 1820. He was also Sheriff of Lenoir Co., North Carolina.

He was the great-grandfather of Senator Furnifold McCllelan, Simmons City, N.C.
Children of J
125. i.   REV. FREDERICK BECTON7 LOFTIN, b. 1802, North Carolina; d. 1842, Alabama.
126. ii.   PENELOPE BECTON LOFTIN, b. February 21, 1805, North Carolina; d. October 24, 1872.
  iii.   LOVISSA LOFTIN, b. Unknown, Lenoir Co., North Carolina.
  iv.   JOHN LEWIS LOFTIN, b. Unknown; d. 1844.
  v.   MARY ANN ELIZABETH LOFTIN, b. Unknown, North Carolina; d. May 26, 1869; m. SIMON SPEIGHT BECTON; b. April 03, 1810, Jones Co., North Carolina; d. February 10, 1860, Carteret Co., North Carolina.
  vi.   ELIZABETH LOFTIN, b. Unknown; d. 1831; m. JOSEPH RHEM; b. Unknown.
Her name is really supposed to be Mary Ann Elizabeth Loftin.

  vii.   JOSEPH JAMES OLIVER LOFTIN, b. Unknown.

61. LOVISSA (LOVICY)6 LOFTIN (FRANCIS5, BENONI (BENONIA)4, LEONARD3, CORNELIUS2, LEONARD1) was born September 15, 1780 in Lenoir Co., Georgia, and died December 30, 1850 in Meriwether Co., Georgia. She married JAMES HERRING LOFTIN July 28, 1799 in Coweta Co., Georgia, son of ELKANAH LOFTIN and RACHEL HERRING. He was born October 18, 1771 in North Carolina, and died February 14, 1860 in Merriweather Co., Georgia.

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This indenture 5 Jan 1807 between James Loftin of Lenoir county and John Blackman Becton of Jones, both farmers - for 1000 pounds - tract in Lenoir - edge of Vine Swamp, Elkanah Loftin, Harrison, Charles Markland's patent, Jacob Griffin, Dillahunty, Pearce, Cotbert ? patent, ---- in part left to James Loftin by Elkanah Loften dec 696 acres.

Signed by James Loftin and L or S Evea Loftin
Wit William Loftin and Lazarus Pearce

July court 1807

Enrolled Liber A pages 223 and 234 25 july 1807
Children are listed above under (49) James Herring Loftin.

62. JAMES WELBORN6 JR. (ISABELL5 TEAGUE, MOSES4, ISABELLA E.3 LOFTIN, WILLIAM2, LEONARD1) was born October 17, 1764 in Rowan Co., North Carolina. He married REBECCA YOUNGER 1784. She was born April 28, 1767 in Rowan Co., North Carolina.
Child of J
127. i.   AARON7 WELBORN, b. October 03, 1793, Pendleton District, South Carolina.

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