Guffey Family Genealogy
Guffey Family Genealogy

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Details for Guffey Family
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1. Benjamin Guffey - was born in 1816-17 in Pa.
Benjamin married Margaret. Margaret was born on 1 Mar 1807 in West Newton, Westmoreland Co, Penn.. She died on 8 Oct 1877 in Ligonier, Ind. and was buried in Oak Park Cmty. .

Margaret - Died of congestion of the lungs at the home of her son, Eli. A steadfast member of the Presbyterian Church of Ligonier, Ind.

Benjamin -

Census: 1850 Sewickley, Westmoreland , Pa
name age ocupation born in
Benjamin Guffey 33 Farmer Pa
Margaret Guffey 43   Pa
Amanda Guffey 17   Pa
Eli Guffey 16 Farmer Pa

 
There was a Polly Hough living with them in 1860

Census: 1860 Sewickley, Westmoreland , Pa
Benjamin Guffey 41 Farmer Pa
Margaret Guffey 52   Pa
Eli Guffey 25 farm Loborer Pa
Polly A. Hough 6   Pa
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Amanda Guffey was born on 22 Jul 1832 in Penn. and died on 31 Mar 1902 in Ligonier, Ind. and was buried in Oak Park Cmty. .
Amanda married David Hough. David was born on 15 Apr 1821 in South Huntingdon Twp., Westmoreland Co., PA. He was the son of Joseph Hough and Magdalena Waltz. He died on 9 Apr 1895 in Ligonier, Ind. and was buried in Oak Park Cmty. .
See Hough family for children.
ii.  Eli Guffey was born on 6 Jun 1839 in Penn. and died on 8 Jan 1883 in Ligonier, Ind and was buried in Oak Park . See #2. below.
iii.  Margaret Guffey was born in 1839 and died in 1921 and was buried in Oak Park, Ligonier, Ind. .
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2. Eli Guffey - was born on 6 Jun 1839 in Penn. and died on 8 Jan 1883 in Ligonier, Ind and was buried in Oak Park . He was the son of Benjamin Guffey.
Eli married Margaret Galbreth on 7 Feb 1865 in Noble Co., Ind.. Margaret was born Jun 1839. She died in 1921 and was buried in Oak Park, Ligonier, Ind. .

Eli - Died of liver complaint. He was a resident of Noble Co. for 17-18 years. He was a successful farmer, a staunch Democrat, a good citizen, and enjoyed the esteem of his neighbors and fellow citizens in an eminent degree - Ligonier Banner Jan 11, 1883.
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Jennie Guffey was born about 1866 in Ligonier, Ind..

Jennie - Married Lemuel M. STAGE, Jan 24, 1888, Noble Co., Ind.
ii.  John Guffey was born on 5 Jul 1867 in Ligonier, Ind. and died on 18 Oct 1902 in Ligonier, Ind and was buried in Oak Park .
iii.  Nancy Guffey was born Jan 1870 in Ligonier, Ind..
iv.  Gertrude Guffey was born about 1873.

Gertrude - Married Frank L. ROYER in Noble CO., Ind Dec 11, 1894.
v.  Grace L. Guffey was born Aug 1879 in Ligonier, Ind.
Grace married Clarence M. Kinney on 11 Dec 1902 in Noble Co., Ind..

Last change (on this page): Monday, July 12, 2004
The Our Folk Genealogy Pages were compiled by Albert Douglass Hart, Jr. based on the original "Our Folk" compiled by Albert Thomas Hart in 1972 with help from Albert Douglass Hart Sr, Cara Hart and lots of other family members.

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