Isham Sheffield Family

         
         
         
Isham Sheffield (1760-1827)
 
Isham Sheffield was born in Duplin County, NC. and died in Early County, GA. He married Elizabeth Roberts and their children included West Sheffield born in 1790, Arthur Sheffield born on 1791, Drewry Sheffield born in 1795, Nancy Sheffield, Mary Sheffield, Elizabeth Sheffield, Chloe Sheffield, John Josiah C. Sheffield born in 1806 and Robert Winn Sheffield (4 Jul 1808-15 Nov 1894) who was born in GA. and buried in the Cedar Springs, GA Cemetery. The grave below shows Robert Winn Sheffield and makes reference to Isham his father

 

Tombstone of Robert W. Sheffield

Tombstone of Mary Brown Sheffield wife of Robert

Mary Brown Sheffield wife of Robert W. Sheffield

Robert Winn Sheffield (1808-1894)
 
Robert Winn Sheffield (4 Jul 1808-15 Nov 1894) married Mary Polly Brown (17 Aug 1803-25 Dec 1892). They both were born in GA. Their children included Robert W.W. Sheffield (27 Oct 1828-31 Dec 1957) who married Lucretia Hair (19 Mar 1828-15 May 1902), Mary Sheffield, Narcissus Sheffield who died on 23 Feb 1914 who married Brinkley Chancey, Walter Colquitt Sheffield (13 May 1842-20 Nov 1879) who married Mary Ann Howard (10 Dec 1842-20 Nov 1879), Harriet Sheffield (18 Nov 1837-5 Oct 1840), Martha P. Sheffield (29 May 1847-9 Mar 1860) and Susan Sheffield (1851-1875) who married John Howard. Most of these are buried in the Cedar Springs Cemetery. Narcissus is buried in the Blakely City Cemetery. Below is Walter Colquitt Sheffield and Susan Sheffield Howard's grave's.
 
Tombstone of Walter C Sheffield Tombstone of Susan Sheffield Howard
Tombstone of Walter C Sheffield Susan Sheffield Howard wife of John Howard
   
   
Robert W.W. Sheffield (1828-1857)
 
Robert W.W. Sheffield (27 Oct 1828-31 Dec 1857) married Lucretia Hair (19 Mar 1828-15 May 1902) and their children include Martha Sheffield born 1846, Martin Sheffield born 1848 and died young, Thomas Edmund Sheffield (13 Mar 1854-29 Nov 1911) who married Mary Elizabeth McClendon (13 Apr 1854-13 Jul 1927) on 18 Nov 1875, Nan Sheffield, William Sheffield and Susan Sheffield.
Below is Robert W.W. Sheffield and his wife Lucretia Hair grave's from the Cedar Springs Cemetery
   
Tombstone of Robert W.W. Sheffield Lucretia Hair Sheffield wife of Robert W. W. Sheffield
 
 
Thomas Edmund Sheffield (1854-1911)
 
Thomas Edmund Sheffield (13 Mar 1854-29 Nov 1911) married Mary Elizabeth McClendon (13 Apr 1854-13 Jul 1927) on 18 Nov 1875 and they had the following children: William Alfred Sheffield (17 Aug 1881-9 Jun 1956) who married Bessie Juanita Perry (27 Mar 1890-27 Mar 1972) on 2 Sept 1906, Dr. Thomas Edmund Sheffield Jr.(5 Aug 1876-29 Mar 1915), Ludie Sheffield who married Early Reed, James Guerry Sheffield (15 Oct 1889-5 Jan 1951), Martin L. Sheffield (21 Feb 1886-4 Dec 1896), Connie Sheffield born 20 Jul 1883 and died young, Doster Sheffield born Jan 1888 and died young and Fred Sheffield who married W. Pearl Baker. Below is the grave of Thomas Edmund Sheffield from Cedar Springs Cemetery.
Thomas Edmund Sheffield
Tombstone of Thomas Edmund Sheffield from Cedar Springs Cemetery.
Martin Sheffield son of
Thomas Edmund Sheffield
Dr. Thomas E. Sheffield son of
Thomas Edmund Sheffield
Martin Sheffield Dr. Thomas E. Sheffield son of Thomas Edmund Sheffield
 
William Alfred Sheffield (1881-1956)
 
William Alfred Sheffield (17 Aug 1881-9 Jun 1956) married Bessie Juanita Perry (27 Mar 1890-27 Mar 1972)
on 2 Sept 1906. They had 11 children most of which are still alive.
 
William Alfred Sheffield
 
Below is a picture of William and Bessie in their later years.
William and Bessie in their later years
 
The picture below from 1954 with William and Bessie in the middle of the back row.
 
1954 with William and Bessie in the middle of the back row.
 
 
 
Submitted by Kenneth Jarrett [kwjarrett1962@mchsi.com]
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