Notes for George Washington Mahaffey: George Washington /4 Mehaffey [ Daniel Tyre /3, Daniel Tyre /2, Oliver /1 was born 12/11/1847. George died 9/29/1901 at 53 years of age. From " The Lancaster Ledger " dated October 2, 1901 [ Copied for Mr. Jim Mahaffey by Nell Thomason, June 24, 1974.
Death of Mr. George W. Mehaffey
Mr. George w. Mehaffey died at his home at this place on Sunday last, after a protracted illness. Mr. Mehaffey was 53 years of age and leaves surviving him his wife and 6 children, all grown. He was a member of Newhope Baptist Church and was a man esteemed for his sterling qualities and upright principles. Up to a few years ago he farmed very successfully a few miles west of town. The past year or so he has been employed at the cotton mill. His remains were interred Monday at Douglas Church. To his bereaved family we extend our heartfelt sympathy. A good citizen a kind husband and a devoted father has gone to his reward.
His body was interred 9/30/1901 Douglas Presbyterian Church, Lancaster, S.C..James Wylie & Elizabeth Anne Mahaffey ( Phillips ) had a tombstone made and placed on the grave around 1966.
He married Margaret Elizabeth Jane "Maggie" Barton 1/25/1872. Margaret was born 1/8/1853. Margaret was the daughter of D.B. "Darling" Barton and Ella Jane Caskey.Margaret died 7/28/1927 Lancaster County, S.C., at 74 years of age. Her body was interred Douglas Presbyterian Church, Lancaster, S.C.
He attended a meeting New Hope Baptist Church. Listed in the minutes of the Mariah Baptist Associations of 1894 as having served as a delegate from New Hope Baptist Church on the Education Committee.
George Washington Mehaffey and Margaret Elizabeth Jane "Maggie" Barton had the following children:
+ 12 i. James Wylie Mahaffey was born 1/27/1875 + 13 ii. Henry William Mahaffey was born 2/20/1878 + 14 iii. Franklin Furman Mahaffey was born 11/19/1879 + 15 iv. Daniel Tyre Mahaffey was born 3/12/1882 + 16 v. Darling Belk Mehaffey was born 3/14/1882 + 17 vi. Thomas Jefferson Mehaffey was born 7/9/1884 + 18 vii. Lucy Jane Mehaffey was born 7/9/1884
More About George Washington Mahaffey: Burial: Burried at Douglas Presbyterian Church, Lancaster, S.C..
More About George Washington Mahaffey and Margaret Elizabeth Jane "Maggie"Barton: Marriage: January 25, 1872
Children of George Washington Mahaffey and Margaret Elizabeth Jane "Maggie"Barton are:
+James Wylie Mahaffey, b. January 27, 1875, Lancaster Co. ( Ervin Farm Area ), d. August 10, 1983, Columbia, S.C..