Descendants of Anton DEGRAFFENRIED


FIRST GENERATION

1. Anton DEGRAFFENRIED was born in 1639. He died in 1730 in Switzerland. Newspaper article appearing on Alabama Archives Surname Microfilm roll for "DEGRAFFENRIED" roll page 00673.

He was married to Catherine JENNER in 1661. Anton DEGRAFFENRIED and Catherine JENNER had the following children:

+2 i. Baron Christopher DEGRAFFENRIED.

SECOND GENERATION

2. Baron Christopher DEGRAFFENRIED was born on 21 Nov 1661. "Recollections of North Alabama", p291-309.

Newspaper article appearing on Alabama Archives Surname Microfilm roll for "DEGRAFFENRIED" roll page 00673.

He was married to Regina TSCHARNER in 1684 in Switzerland. Regina TSCHARNER was born on 7 Dec 1665. "Recollections of North Alabama", p291-309. Baron Christopher DEGRAFFENRIED and Regina TSCHARNER had the following children:

+3 i. Christopher DEGRAFFENRIED.

THIRD GENERATION

3. Christopher DEGRAFFENRIED was born in 1691 in Warb, Canton of Berne, Switzerland. Newspaper article appearing on Alabama Archives Surname Microfilm roll for "DEGRAFFENRIED" roll page 00673. He resided in 1735 in Virginia. Newspaper article appearing on Alabama Archives Surname Microfilm roll for "DEGRAFFENRIED" roll page 00673. He died on 27 Oct 1742 in Virginia. "Recollections of North Alabama", p291-309.

He was married to Barbara Tempest NEEDHAM on 22 Feb 1714 in Charleston, South Carolina. "Recollections of North Alabama", p291-309. Barbara Tempest NEEDHAM died in 1744. "Recollections of North Alabama", p291-309. Christopher DEGRAFFENRIED and Barbara Tempest NEEDHAM had the following children:

+4 i. Tscharner DEGRAFFENRIED.

FOURTH GENERATION

4. Tscharner DEGRAFFENRIED was born on 28 Nov 1722 in Williamsburg, Virginia. He died Feb/Mar 1794 in Lunenburg County, Virginia. Newspaper article appearing on Alabama Archives Surname Microfilm roll for "DEGRAFFENRIED" roll page 00673. Will attested Lunenburg County, VA on 07 APR 1794. "Recollections of North Alabama", p291-309.

He was married to Sarah Lowry RUSK. Tscharner DEGRAFFENRIED and Sarah Lowry RUSK had the following children:

+5 i. Metcalfe DEGRAFFENRIED.

FIFTH GENERATION

5. Metcalfe DEGRAFFENRIED died in Williamson County, Tennessee. "Recollections of North Alabama", p309-316.

"Alabama Records", Volume 89, by Jones & Gandrud, May 1947, p93.

He was married to Mary Ann MAURY (daughter of Col. Abraham MAURY and Suzanne POINDEXTER) in Lunenburg County, Virginia. "Alabama Records", Volume 89, by Jones & Gandrud, May 1947, p93. Mary Ann MAURY was born in 1768. Newspaper article appearing on Alabama Archives Surname Microfilm roll for "DEGRAFFENRIED" roll page 00673. "Recollections of North Alabama", p309-316.

"Alabama Records", Volume 89, by Jones & Gandrud, May 1947, p93. Metcalfe DEGRAFFENRIED and Mary Ann MAURY had the following children:

+6 i. Abraham Maury DEGRAFFENRIED.

SIXTH GENERATION

6. Abraham Maury DEGRAFFENRIED owned T4S R8W on 14 Sep 1818 in Lawrence County, Alabama. He appeared on the census in 1820 in Lawrence County, Alabama. 1820 Lawrence County, Alabama Census: Maury A. DEGRAFINREID 1 male over 21, 4 males under 21, 1 female over 21, 1 female under 21. He owned 120acres located in in T3S R8W on 24 Nov 1829 in Lawrence County, Alabama. He owned 40acres in T3S R8W on 28 Nov 1829 in Lawrence County, Alabama. He owned 160 acres in T4S R8W on 16 Jan 1830 in Lawrence County, Alabama. He resided in 1832 in Lawrence County, Alabama. "Alabama Records", Volume 89, by Jones & Gandrud, May 1947, p93.

"Civil Register of County Officials", Vol 1 (1819-1832) p432. He was commissioned on 12 Apr 1832 in Lawrence County, Alabama. "Civil Register of County Officials", Vol 1 (1819-1832) p432. He appeared on the census in 1850 in Hancock County, Alabama. HH#86, Hancock County, Alabama. He died after 1850 in Lawrence County, Alabama. 1975 letter of Mrs. JaAnn Crabtree of Hacienda Heights, CA. "Recollections of North Alabama", p309-316.

"Alabama Records", Volume 89, by Jones & Gandrud, May 1947, p93.

The Trezvant DEGRAFFENRIED who married Rebecca HILL as mentioned on Alabama Archives surname microfilm page 00684 for DEGRAFFENRIED is likely a brother of this Abraham. Furthermore his wife Rebecca is likely a sister of Abraham's wife Mary HILL.

He was married to Mary HILL (daughter of Col. Green HILL and ??) before 1830. Abraham Maury DEGRAFFENRIED and Mary HILL had the following children:

+7 i. Metcalfe "Mack" DEGRAFFENRIED.

+8 ii. Matthew M. DEGRAFFENRIED.

9 iii. Elizabeth DEGRAFFENRIED. 1975 letter of Mrs. JaAnn Crabtree of Hacienda Heights, CA.

SEVENTH GENERATION

7. Metcalfe "Mack" DEGRAFFENRIED appeared on the census in 1850 in Hancock County, Alabama. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Winston County, Alabama. He died between 1860 and 1870 in Alabama. He was born c1820 in Tennessee. "Recollections of North Alabama", p309-316. "...visiting the valley on business, he [refers to Abraham Maury DEGRAFFENRIED, father of Metcalfe "Mack" DEGRAFFENRIED] suddenly died at the house of Dr. Frank Sykes. His excellent wife never recovered from the shock, and died in less than 2 yrs thereafter. ... They had severe physical sufferings, but bore them with Christian resignation, and died in peace. The burden of the family then fell on 2 young girls, who heroically performed their parts, and educated their younger sisters and brothers, sending one of them, Metcalfe, (Mac) to a school of high grade, to be educated in medicine. But fortune frowned upon them, for the war came on, ...They had a brother [Mack DeGRAFFENRIED] who was a practising physician to aid them, when a most untoward event happened. The Doctor [Mack] was visiting a patient one day where lived a man named Briggs, who had once been in a lunatic asylum, and had been sent home as cured. While the Doctor [Mack] was stooping to arrange the fire, Briggs struck him across the back of the neck with the iron poker, and killed him."

He was married to Emily M. COX (daughter of Nathaniel COX and Mahaley ?) about 1861 in Alabama. Emily M. COX was born on 4 Jul 1841 in Alabama. She appeared on the census in 1870 in Marion County, Alabama. She was buried in 1926 in Old Union Cemetery, Marion County, Alabama. She died on 25 May 1926. Metcalfe "Mack" DEGRAFFENRIED and Emily M. COX had the following children:

+10 i. Missouri DEGRAFFENRIED.

11 ii. Mary F. (Irene) DEGRAFFENRIED was born on 31 May 1868 in Alabama. She appeared on the census in 1870 in Marion County, Alabama. She was buried in Mar 1949 in Old Union Cemetery, Marion County, Alabama. She died on 16 Mar 1949.

8. Matthew M. DEGRAFFENRIED appeared on the census in 1860 in Winston County, Alabama. 1860 Winston County, Alabama census p1205 T9 R10. Post Office-Littleville, AL (Littleville is located in the top left corner of Winston County, AL about 3 miles from Marion County, AL). He died after 1860. He was born c1832 in Alabama.

He was married to Sarah W. S. PATRICK on 25 Nov 1855 in Lawrence County, Alabama. Sarah W. S. PATRICK was born about 1839 in Alabama. She appeared on the census in 1860 in Winston County, Alabama. She died after 1860.

EIGHTH GENERATION

10. Missouri DEGRAFFENRIED was born about 1861/62 in Alabama. She appeared on the census in 1870 in Marion County, Alabama.

She was married to ? in 1897 in ?.

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