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Descendants of John & Margaret Proffer
"The Pioneers"

Surname Index

Generation No. 2

 2.  George2 Proffer, Sr. (John1) was born 1781 in Pennsylvania, and died Abt. 1854 in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.  He married (1) Unknown.    He married (3) Elizabeth Marney August 11, 1829 in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.

Notes for George Proffer, Sr.:
According to the Proffer book, by Alice Proffer-Spillman, George was born in 1781 in Pennsylvania.  He grew up and married in N. Carolina and came to Missouri on the same wagon train as his paretns.

Children of George Proffer and Unknown are:
+ 8 i. Moses3 Proffer, born January 28, 1810 in North Carolina; died October 26, 1879 in Stoddard Co., Missouri.
 9 ii. Jacob Proffer, born 1813 in North Carolina; died Bet. 1870 - 1876 in Crump, Cape Girardeau, Co. Missouri.  He married Demmy Crump October 30, 1834.
 10 iii. David Proffer, born 1814 in North Carolina; died February 15, 1855 in Crump, Cape Girardeau, Co. Missouri.  He married Mary Jane Hutchison February 08, 1837; born 1820.
+ 11 iv. Peter Proffer, born January 18, 1816 in North Carolina; died April 05, 1887 in Stoddard Co., Missouri.
 12 v. John Proffer, born 1819 in Missouri; died May 13, 1900 in Millersville-Burfordsville, Missouri.  He married Nancy Maria Link November 19, 1840; born 1821 in Missouri.
 13 vi. George Proffer, Jr., born 1825 in Missouri; died in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.  He married Margaret Young October 04, 1851; born 1834.
 14 vii. Adaline Proffer, born 1827; died Bet. 1854 - 1858.  She married (1) Franklin Young.  She married (2) William C. Nance.

Children of George Proffer and Elizabeth Marney are:
 15 i. Benjamin Franklin3 Proffer, born 1837; died Abt. 1857 in Burfordville, Missouri.  He married Hannah Elizabeth Link.
 16 ii. Mahulda Elizabeth Proffer, born 1838.
 17 iii. William Washington Proffer, born Abt. 1843; died September 23, 1864 in Patterson, Missouri.  He married Susannah Williford 1857.

 3.  Mary2 PROFFER (John1) was born 1791 in Lincoln Co. N.C., and died 1895 in Henderson Co TX    age 104.  She married Samuel Washington Sifford in abt 1819.  He was born 1792 in N.C., and died 1849 in Stoddard Co MO..

Notes for Mary PROFFER:
Mary ( PROFFER) SIFFORD was born in Lincoln Co N.C. Her father John PROFFER born in Germany married Margaret HELDERMAN, German. John came into this country bound as an apprentice to learn the blacksmith trade and he became a blacksmith.  He, Margaret and the family moved just to the East of where Cape Girardeau now stands , a town called Crump, MO. You can see it on a MO. map on HWY U. Grampa John and Gramma Margaret are buried in the PROFFER cemetery there. Someone has erected a monument there in their memory.

Charles Hedrick was living in Mary's household and was at the reading of Samuel SIFFORD's will. Who is he? After 1850 Mary and her younger children moved with her daughter, Elizabeth to  near Athens in Henderson Co Texas and lived there the rest of her life. Vonda Clark

More About Mary PROFFER:
Fact 1: Red Hill Cemetery, Henderson Co TX

Notes for Samuel Washington Sifford:
All the information on Samuel Washington Sifford's descendants is provided by:
Vonda Lou {SIFFORD) CLARK, 300 East River St.  Apt.# 415, Kankakee, IL 60901-5159
(815) 928-8965, e-mail <veecee1@juno.com>

Children of Mary PROFFER and Samuel Sifford are:
+ 18 i. Oliver3 SIFFORD, born in 1839 Stoddard Co MO; died in 1878 Graves Co KY.
+ 19 ii. John SIFFORD, born in abt. 1820 Stoddard Co MO; died in Stoddard Co MO.
 20 iii. Son SIFFORD, born in 1825-30 Stoddard Co MO; died in bef. 1840.
+ 21 iv. Daniel SIFFORD, born in 1831 Stoddard Co MO; died in 1890 Mo..
 22 v. Mary SIFFORD, born in 1834 Stoddard Co Mo.
 23 vi. Charles HEDRICK, born in 1821.  He married Mary HARTY in 1842 Stoddard Co MO.
 24 vii. Marget SIFFORD, born in 1825 Stoddard Co MO; died in 1887 Henderson Co TX.
 25 viii. Lavina SIFFORD, born in abt 1824 Stoddard Co MO.  She married James HOPKINS in abt. 1850 Stoddard Co MO; born in abt. 1824 Stoddard Co MO; died July 18, 1859 in Stoddard Co MO.
+ 26 ix. Samuel Washington SIFFORD, Sr., born July 10, 1836 in Stoddard Co MO; died July 11, 1910 in Henderson Co TX..
+ 27 x. Elizabeth Sifford, born December 15, 1826 in Stoddard Co Mo   (97 yrs); died April 23, 1924 in Henderson Co TX.

 4.  Peter2 Proffer (John1) was born 1793, and died 1858.  He married Elizabeth Stropp.  She died Abt. 1832.

Notes for Peter Proffer:
According to the Proffer book, by ALice Proffer-Spillman, Peter Proffer was born 1793 in N. Carolina.He married Elizabeth Stropp.   He first settled in Cape County but later moved to Stoddard County where he lived the remainder of his life dying in 1858. His wife Elizabeth died around 1832 and it is throught that he remarried.  She also says that she has accumulated quite a lot of information on this family, his descendants will not be included in this history except to name his known children:

Children of Peter Proffer and Elizabeth Stropp are:
 28 i. Matilda3 Proffer, born Aft. 1810.
 29 ii. John Proffer, born Aft. 1810.
 30 iii. Andrew Proffer, born Aft. 1810.
 31 iv. Adaline Proffer, born Aft. 1810.
 32 v. Lawson Proffer, born Aft. 1810.
 33 vi. Moses Proffer, born Aft. 1810.
 34 vii. Ephraim Proffer, born Aft. 1810.
 35 viii. George Proffer, born Aft. 1810.
 36 ix. Bologna Proffer, born Aft. 1810.
 37 x. William Proffer, born Aft. 1810.
 38 xi. James Proffer, born Aft. 1810.
 39 xii. Frederick Proffer, born Aft. 1810.

 5.  Daniel2 Proffer (John1) was born 1800, and died 1855.

Notes for Daniel Proffer:
According to the Proffer book, by ALice Proffer-Spillman, Daniel Proffer was born 1800 in N. Carolian.  He settled near his father in the Crump, MO area where he lived his entire life, dying in 1855.  He had the following known children:

Children of Daniel Proffer are:
 40 i. William3 Proffer, born 1824.
 41 ii. Jesse Carroll Proffer, born 1827.
 42 iii. Elizabeth S. Proffer, born 1829.
 43 iv. John W. Proffer, born 1831.
 44 v. Jackson Redman Proffer, born 1832.
 45 vi. Patsy Lucinda Proffer, born 1835.
 46 vii. Sally Proffer, born 1835.
 47 viii. Daniel R. Proffer, born 1839.
 48 ix. Mary Ann Proffer, born 1847.

 6.  David2 Proffer (John1) was born 1801 in North Carolina, and died November 21, 1861 in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.  He married Margaret ??.  She died 1850.

Notes for David Proffer:
According to the Proffer book by Alice Proffer-Spillman, David Proffer was born 1801 in N. Carolina.  He settled in the Crump, MO area where he lived his entire life dying there on November 21, 1861.  He was buried in the Proffer Cemetery.  Although his descendants will not be listed in this works, some of them will be included due to marrriages between the two families.  He had the following known children.
1.Mary b. 1837 d. 1859 Single
2.George Wesley b. 1829 m. Josephine Winstead

The family tree of George and Josephine Winstead Proffer can be found at the Winstead Website.
http://www.lanset.com/gkemper/winstead.htm

3.Andrew J. b. 1831 married 1. Sarah catherine Storder and 2. Albertine Wherle
4.John b. 1833 d. 1861 married Nancy Ervin.
5.Margaret Catherine b. 1837 m. William Lesley
6.Nathaniel b. 1840
7.Jacob b. 1843
8.David Green b. 1847 married Missouri Minerva Jones who later remarried.
  Her remarriage was to William J. Kinder.
 

Children of David Proffer and Margaret ?? are:
  49 i. Mary "Polly"3 Proffer, born 1827.
+ 50 ii. George Wesley Proffer, born July 05, 1829; died April 05, 1912.
  51 iii. Andrew J. Proffer, born 1831.
  52 iv. John Proffer Proffer, born 1833.
  53 v. Margaret Catherine Proffer, born 1837.
  54 vi. Nathaniel Proffer, born 1840.
  55 vii. Jacob Proffer, born 1843.
  56 viii. David Green Proffer, born 1847.

 7.  John2 Proffer (John1) was born 1806 in North Carolina.

Notes for John Proffer:
According to the Proffer book, by Alice Proffer-Spillman, John Proffer was born 1806 in N. Carolina. He first settled in Cape County but later moved to Stoddard Co.

Children of John Proffer are:
 57 i. Rhoda3 Proffer, born 1834.
 58 ii. Aaron Proffer, born 1836.
 59 iii. Malinda Proffer, born 1837.
 60 iv. Andrew J. Proffer, born 1838.
 61 v. Logan Proffer, born 1839.
 62 vi. George Washington Proffer, born 1844.
 63 vii. Mary Proffer, born Abt. 1846.
 64 viii. Caroline Proffer, born 1847.
 65 ix. Sarah Proffer, born 1850.
 
 

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