The Research Tree  
 
 
 
THE MAHAFFEY BRANCH
 
 
 
 
DESCENDANTS OF MARTIN MAHAFFEY

 
 
 
Generation No. 1

1. Martin Mahaffey was born about 1813 in SC. He died after 1880. He married Nancy Sterling. She was born about 1817 in GA. She died after 1880.

1850 Census ~ Walton Co., GA ~ Martin Mahaffey and Family
1870 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Martin Mahaffey and Family
1870 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Martin Mahaffey and Family pg. 2
1880 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Martin Mahaffey and Family

Martin Mahaffey and Nancy Sterling had the following children:
2. Sarah Ann Celestia Mahaffey was born on July 30, 1837, GA. She died on March 21, 1928 in Gwinnett Co., GA. She married Thomas M. Jordan on February 28, 1857 in Walton Co., GA. He was born on April 7, 1827 in GA. He died on December 7, 1894 in Gwinnett Co., GA.
3. Martha E. Mahaffey was born on May 10, 1839 in GA. She died on February 22, 1920 in Lawrenceville, Gwinnett Co., GA. She married ? Giles.
(**) Augustus J. Mahaffey was born about 1841 in GA.
4. William Mahaffey was born about 1844 in GA. He died after 1870. He married Sarah ?. She was born about 1845 in GA. She died after 1870.
(**) Charles Mahaffey was born about 1847 in GA.
(**) Mary Mahaffey was born in August 1850 in GA. She died after 1870.
5. Martin Luther Mahaffey was born on July 11, 1852 in GA. He died on August 4, 1925 in Sabinal, Uvalde Co., TX. He married Exerline Victoria Brand. She was born on Ovtober 19, 1859 in Gwinnett Co., GA. She died on July 28, 1949 in Sabinal, Uvalde Co., TX.
6. Emory V. Mahaffey was born about 1855 in GA. He died on April 21, 1922 in Lawrenceville, GWinnett Co., GA. He married (1) Mary ?. She was born about 1857. She died after 1880. He married (2) Rebecca Head.
 
 
 

Generation No. 2

2. Sarah Ann Celestia Mahaffey was born on July 30, 1837 in GA. She died on March 21, 1928 in Gwinnett Co., GA (Gravesite). She married Thomas M. Jordan (See Jordan) on February 28, 1857 in Walton Co., GA. He was born on April 7, 1827 in GA. He died on December 7, 1894 in Gwinnett Co., GA (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ Thomas M. Jordan & Sarah Ann Celestia Mahaffey
1860 Census ~ Walton Co., GA ~ Thomas M. Jordan and Family
1870 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Thomas M. Jordan and Family
1870 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Thomas M. Jordan and Family pg.2
1880 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Thomas Marion Jordan and Family
Thomas Marion Jordan committed suicide ~ Read the story.
Death Certificate ~ Sarah Jordan

Thomas M. Jordan and Sarah Ann Celestia Mahaffey had the following children:
(**) Nancy Isabella Jordan was born about 1858 in GA. She died after 1870.
(**) Sarah Elizabeth Jordan was born on September 15, 1859 in GA. She died on May 7, 1936 (Gravesite). She married Henry Lovick Adams. He was born on June 9, 1852. He died on January 9, 1925 (Gravesite).
7. Floyd Marion Jordan was born on November 18, 1861 in GA. He died on December 20, 1943. He married Annie Parilee Cheek, daughter of James T. Cheek and Mary Catherine Marshall, on November 30, 1890 in Gwinnett Co., GA. She was born on July 15, 1864 in GA. She died on December 4, 1947 in Gwinnett Co., GA.
(**) Charles Thomas Jordan was born about 1863 in GA. He died about 1885.
(**) Horace Jordan was born about 1863 in GA.
(**) Martha Jordan was born about 1866 in GA.
(**) James Elbert Jordan was born about 1868 in GA.
(**) Martin A. Jordan was born about 1871 in GA.
(**) William S. Jordan was born on November 18, 1874 in Gwinnett Co., GA. He died on May 29, 1876 in Gwinnett Co., GA.
8. Mary Francis Jordan was born in December 1876 in Gwinnett Co., GA. She died on March 21, 1941. She married Joseph Benjamin Davis, son of Albert Evin Davis and Martha Penelope Hope, on December 20, 1896 in Gwinnett Co., GA. He was born on June 14, 1875 in Hall Co., GA. He died on January 31, 1956 in Gwinnett Co., GA.
 
 
 
 
3. Martha E. Mahaffey was born on May 10, 1839 in GA. She died on February 22, 1920 in Lawrenceville, Gwinnett Co., GA. She married ? Giles.

Death Certificate ~ Martha Giles

? Giles and Martha E. Mahaffey had the following children:
(**) Sarah E. Giles was born about 1860.
(**) Thomas A. Giles was born about 1861.
 
 
 
 
4. William Mahaffey was born about 1844 in GA. He died after 1870. He married Sarah ?. She was born about 1845 in GA. She died after 1870.

William Mahaffey and Sarah ? had the following children:
(**) Mary Mahaffey was born about 1868 in GA. She died after 1870.
(**) (Daughter) Mahaffey was born in July 1870 in GA. She died after 1870.
 
 
 
 
5. Martin Luther Mahaffey was born on July 11, 1852 in GA. He died on August 4, 1925 in Sabinal, Uvalde Co., TX. He married Exerline Victoria Brand. She was born on October 19, 1859 in Gwinnett Co., GA. She died on July 28, 1949 in Sabinal, Uvalde Co., TX.

Martin Luther Mahaffey and Exerline Victoria Brand had the following child:
(**) Walter Mahaffey was born about 1877.
 
 
 
 
6. Emory V. Mahaffey was born about 1855 in GA. He died on April 21, 1922 in Lawrenceville, Gwinnett Co., GA. He married (1) Mary ?. She was born about 1857. She died after 1880. He married (2) Rebecca Head.

Death Certificate ~ Emory V. Mahaffey

Emory V. Mahaffey and Mary ? had the following child:
(**) Charles A.M. Mahaffey was born about 1879. He died after 1880.
 
 
 

Generation No. 3

7. Floyd Marion Jordan was born on November 18, 1861 in GA. He died on December 20, 1943 (Gravesite). He married Annie Parilee Cheek, daughter of James T. Cheek and Mary Catherine Marshall, on November 30, 1890 in Gwinnett Co., GA. She was born on July 15, 1864 in GA. She died on December 4, 1947 in Gwinnett Co., GA (Gravesite).

1900 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Floyd Marion Jordan and Family
1910 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Floyd Marion Jordan and Family
1920 Census ~ Barrow Co., GA ~ Floyd Marion Jordan and Family
1930 Census ~ Barrow Co., GA ~ Floyd Marion Jordan and Family
1940 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Floyd Marion Jordan and Family
1940 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Floyd Marion Jordan and Family pg. 2

Floyd Marion Jordan and Annie Parilee Cheek had the following children:
(**) Chalmus Clifford Jordan was born in October 1891 in GA.
(**) Marion Salmon Jordan was born in October 1892 in GA.
(**) Dilmus Pemberton Jordan was born in August 1894 in GA.
(**) Joseph Emory Jordan was born in June 1896 in Ga.
(**) Hubert Andrew Jordan was born about 1904 in GA.
 
 
 
 

Mary Francis "Fannie" and J. Ben Davis
 
 
8. Mary Francis Jordan was born in December 1876 in Gwinnett Co., GA. She died on March 21, 1941 (Gravesite). She married Joseph Benjamin Davis, son of Albert Evin Davis (See Davis) and Martha Penelope Hope (See Hope), on December 20, 1896 in Gwinnett Co., GA. He was born on June 14, 1875 in Hall Co., GA. He died on January 31, 1956 in Gwinnett Co., GA (Gravesite).

Marriage License/Certificate ~ J. Ben Davis and Mary Francis "Fannie" Jordan
1900 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Sarah Mahaffey Jordan and Family
1910 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Joseph Benjamin Davis and Family
1910 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Joseph Benjamin Davis and Family pg. 2
1920 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Joseph Benjamin Davis and Family
1930 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Joseph Benjamin Davis and Family
1930 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Joseph Benjamin Davis and Family pg. 2
1940 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Joseph Benjamin Davis and Family

Joseph Benjamin Davis and Mary Francis Jordan had the following children:
(**) Mamie Inez Davis was born on December 27, 1897. She died on July 01, 1954 (Gravesite).
9. Minnie Ruth Davis was born on January 16, 1899. She died on June 6, 1970 in Dekalb Co., GA. She married Carnie Otto Wilkerson, son of James M. Wilkerson and Georgia Frances "Fannie" McCurry. He was born on September 5, 1889. He died on April 30, 1963.
10. Gippie Davis was born on January 11, 1901. She died on November 9, 1986 in Augusta, Richmond Co., GA. She married Marvin Crawford Doolittle, son of Lovic Pryor Doolittle and Arizona Sisk. He was born on October 24, 1904. He died on August 29, 1966 in Augusta, Richmond Co., GA.
(**) Aris Mather Davis was born in 1902. He died on May 20, 1963 in Fulton Co., GA. He married Leona Hunter. She was born on November 21, 1894. She died on June 6, 1975.
11. Marion Evan Davis was born on April 24, 1905 in Lawrenceville, Gwinnett Co., GA. He died on September 2, 1977 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA. He married Lillie Corine Swanson, daughter of James Turner Swanson and Emma Lou Nicholson, on December 21, 1930 in Buford, GA. She was born on January 16, 1912 in Clayton, Rabun Co., GA. She died on November 13, 2000 in Dunwoody, Dekalb Co., GA.
(**) Frances Thelma Davis was born on September 8, 1909. She died on April 30, 1982 (Gravesite).
 
 
 

Generation No. 4

9. Minnie Ruth Davis was born on January 16, 1899. She died on June 6, 1970 in DeKalb Co, GA (Gravesite). She married Carnie Otto Wilkerson, son of James M. Wilkerson and Georgia Frances "Fannie" McCurry. He was born on September 5, 1889. He died on April 30, 1963 (Gravesite).

Carnie Otto Wilkerson and Minnie Ruth Davis had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) James Ben Wilkerson was born in May 1944.
 
 
 
 
10. Gippie Davis was born on January 11, 1901. She died on November 9, 1986 in Augusta, Richmond Co., GA. She married Marvin Crawford Doolittle, son of Lovic Pryor Doolittle and Arizona Sisk. He was born on October 24, 1904. He died on August 29, 1966 in Augusta, Richmond Co., GA.

1930 Census ~ Clarke Co., GA ~ Marvin Crawford Doolittle and Family
1940 Census ~ Richmond Co., GA ~ Marvin Crawford Doolittle and Family

Marvin Crawford Doolittle and Gippie Davis had the following children:
(**) Francis Doolittle was born in 1922 in Athens, Clarke Co., GA. She died on April 7, 2007 in Augusta, Richmond Co., GA (Gravesite). She married William Daniel Savage on October 3, 1942. He was born on June 11, 1919. He died on October 2, 1987 in North Augusta, Aiken Co., SC.
(**) Vallie Ruth Doolittle was born about 1926. She married Buford Gray after 1940.  
 
 
 

Corine and Marion Davis
 
 
11. Marion Evan Davis was born on April 24, 1905 in Lawrenceville, Gwinnett Co., GA. He died on September 2, 1977 in Fulton Co., GA (Gravesite). He married Lillie Corine Swanson, daughter of James Turner Swanson (See Swanson) and Emma Lou Nicholson (See Nicholson), on December 21, 1930 in Buford, Gwinnett Co., GA. She was born on January 16, 1912 in Clayton, Rabun Co., GA. She died on November 13, 2000 in Dunwoody, DeKalb Co., GA (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ Marion Evan Davis and Corine Swanson
1940 Census ~ Gwinnett Co., GA ~ Marion Evan Davis and Family
World War II Draft Registration ~ Marion Evan Davis
World War II Draft Registration ~ Marion Evan Davis pg 2

Marion Evan Davis and Lillie Corine Swanson had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) Juanita Mae Davis was born on May 1, 1933 in Gwinnett Co., GA. She died on May 15, 2009 in Cobb Co., GA (Gravesite). She married Pringle Allan Adams, son of Rufus Stafford Adams (See Adams) and Lula Magola Grizzle (See Grizzle), on September 30, 1950. He was born on May 3, 1930 in Hart Co., GA. He died on September 16, 2010 in Cobb Co., GA (Gravesite).
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
(**) No further information on this individual.  
 

 
 
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