University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the John Ellis Chaffin Family Bible, 1854



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Chaffin, John Ellis, 1831-1870
Title: Chaffin, John Ellis, Family Bible
Dates: 1854
Abstract: Published in New York by the American Bible Society in 1854, the John Ellis Chaffin Family Bible, 1854, documents births, deaths and marriages in the Chaffin family through handwritten notes in the volume.
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in Clinton County, Illinois, to John Elias and Lavinia Ernst Row Chaffin, John Ellis Chaffin (1831-1870) moved to Texas sometime before 1850, where he was a farmer near Limestone County. Chaffin married Sarah Christ on January 5, 1854. The couple eventually had three children, all of whom were born in Texas in the 1850s.


Scope and Contents

Published in New York by the American Bible Society in 1854, the John Ellis Chaffin Family Bible, 1854, documents births, deaths and marriages in the Chaffin family through handwritten notes in the volume.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Chaffin, John Ellis, 1831-1870 -- Archives.
Chaffin family -- Genealogy.
Subjects
Bible. English.

Related Material

Forms part of the Joseph E. Taulman Collection

See also Bible Collection


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Ellis Chaffin Family Bible, 1854, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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4L863 Bible, 1864