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  • Rev. Benjamin Wofford (1780 - 1850)
    Founded Wofford College in 1854 ( ) Wofford celebrates Founder's Day Oct. 19 10/18/2006 Wofford College celebrates Founder's Day on Thursday, Oct. 19, the 226th birthday of the founder of the c...
  • Carrie Wofford (1821 - 1910)
  • Jane Bobo (c.1705 - 1745)
    Jane Wofford was the daughter of Willliam Wofford and wife Mary Willowbee (or Willoughby). She was born in King William County, Virginia in 1705. She married Spencer Bobo (or Baubeau) in 1725. He was t...
  • Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize in Literature 1993
    Toni Morrison (born Chloe Anthony Wofford on February 18, 1931) is a Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, editor, and professor. Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid d...

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Cariah johnson decendant of cherpkee chief who married into rred family and took thair last name , qe also have james , russell, andtyler and gray and gregg. ame from England, was married into. Cherokee and Powhatan tribes, was on trail of tears, my ancestry is as follows, nathanial wofford -m- Lydia Hopper, don't know if she was native, but suspect she was.had 8 children then they divorced (I suspect nathanial may have gotten servant in thair home with child, and then took her on trail, when child was born, took child, she may have been to week to travell. ,other idea is he may have actually fatherd thischild. With ah nah WA kee Foster, who is said to be his second wife. But what I have been told is that he fatherd a child between Lydia Hopper and ah na wah kee Foster by a concubine by name of little flower? Dont know. But I do know that Lydia and nathanials son James had enough native blood in him for his ancesters to get thair native cards, it has been said that little prairie flower may have been her name if so she may have been Apache?, also there is a tree with a little flower in Montana, some of our hawks line actually come from there. Any help would be so graetly apriciated. Also we do decend from mary anne little flower baskett (bade o. Of pocahantus they may have this mixed up and in the wrong. Place, that line decends thrue cary, cordell, mary little flower baskett, hawks also our paternal line decends from. , throop,kilgor, thompson, akin,Rogers, guess, guest, loony, sakoiya, and red eagle weatherford. Thos were my mother s lines / my father., moss,,cartwrigt hill sanders Humphrey's, Rhoda Ellen blankinship, hambright, click,Hawkins, cooly, ,, the moss line are said to be connected to qwinnah parkers mother some how well this is prpbably too much info any way so i will stop, any help would be greatly appriviate. P.s. was said Rhoda blankinship was decended frome Indian agent. Also the Hawkins were decended from Indian agent too, also have shunning star GUIRRIN workman is in our Reed line, also