Safley Family

Of Craighead Co. Arkansas

Joyce Whitten
Below is the lineage of the two SAFLEY families buried at Lower Cain Island Cemetery (marked by a *). There are 2 charts, Jesse and David were brothers who came to Warren Co. TN, but David returned to NC. I have trimmed these families down to the direct line that has a connection to Craighead Co. Two other sons of Jesse Safley (1781-1861) came to AR, Enoch Safley settled in Independence Co. and Eli settled in Lawrence Co. Chart 1: William M. Safley brought his family here from Lauderdale Co. TN about 1910, but 2 of his sons had come here earlier (Ira D. & Napolean Bonaparte Safley). This branch of the family originally came from NC to Warren Co. TN. Chart 2: William Brady Safley removed from NC to TN just before the War between the states. Williams' hist. says he died in 1859, but I believe he possibly died from wounds at the fall of Vicksburg as he was listed as a POW there. His widow and children came to Powell Twp, Craighead county AR about 1869. It is unknown if these families who buried at Lower Cain Island Cemetery were aware of their relationship.

     1-- Jesse SAFLEY (1781-1861)  ,VA
      sp-Phatha STILES (1788-1870)  ,NC
       2-- Henderson S. SAFLEY (1818-1894)  ,Warren,TN
          sp-Mildred BARNES (1816-1863)  ,Warren,TN
            3-- William M. SAFLEY (1840-1924)  ,Warren,TN
              sp-Phoeba Martele DRAKE (1852-1936)  ,Warren,TN
               * 4-- Napolean Bonaparte SAFLEY ["Poly"] (1870-1915)
,Warren,TN
		      sp-Melissa Ellen LONG (1874-1948)  Monette,Craighead,AR
			(buried Omaha, NE)
                   * 5-- Clarence SAFLEY (1897-1897)  Monette,Craighead,AR
                     5-- William Lee "Willie" SAFLEY (1901-1988)
Monette,Craighead,AR
                      sp-Ruth Frances LACEY (1905-    ) (both bur: Omaha, NE)
                   * 5-- Ami Irene SAFLEY (1903-1904)  Monette,Craighead,AR
                     5-- Myrtle Mae "Cicero" SAFLEY (1904-1987)
Monette,Craighead,AR
                      sp-Joseph William PAVELKA (1905-    )
Omaha,Douglas,NE (both
			bur: Omaha, NE)
                   * 5-- Vera Gladys SAFLEY (1908-1908)  Monette,Craighead,AR

		



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              Name           (Birth/Chr.-Death/Burial)   Birth/Chr. Place

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     1-- David SAFLEY (1784-1867)  ,VA
      sp-Rebecca (1786-1850)  ,NC         
         2-- William Brady SAFLEY (1818-1863)  Gold Hill,Rowan,NC
          sp-Mary Ann BILES (1823-1880)  Gold Hill,Rowan,NC
             3-- Sarah F. SAFLEY (1843-1877)  ,NC
              sp-John Andrew Cary JACKSON (1836-1920)
             3-- Thomas Franklin SAFLEY (1845-1927)  Gold Hill,Rowan,NC
              sp-Prudence Ann HOLT (1850-1910)  ,Knox,TN
             3-- Mary Louisa SAFLEY (1847-    )  ,NC
              sp-James Thomas HERITAGE (1836-    )  ,NC
                 4-- William L. HERITAGE (1867-    )  ,TN
                 4-- Mary E. HERITAGE (1869-    )  ,TN
                 4-- Emily J. HERITAGE (1873-    )  ,AR
                 4-- James F. HERITAGE (1875-    )  ,KY
                 4-- Joseph H. HERITAGE (1878-    )  ,AR
                 4-- Nancy Ann HERITAGE (1881-    )  Jonesboro,Craighead,AR
             3-- Jesse Alexander Whitson SAFLEY (1849-1926)  Farmington,NC
              sp-Mary L. MCCULLOUGH (1851-1890)  ,WS
                 4-- Brady M. SAFLEY (1872-    )  ,Craighead,AR
                  sp-Effie (1868-    )  ,TX
                 4-- Daisie C. B. SAFLEY (1877-    )  ,Craighead,AR
                 4-- Anna May SAFLEY (1879-1951)  ,Craighead,AR
                  sp-Otto C. ASHBAUGH (1876-    )  of Macey,Craighead,AR
                  sp-HOUSTON (    -    )
                 4-- Alexander W. SAFLEY (1886-    )  ,Craighead,or Greene,AR
                  sp-Sadie A. BRASHER (1889-    )  of Brandsville,Howell,MO
                 4-- Sallie Elizabeth SAFLEY (1888-1977)  ,Craighead,or
Greene,AR
                  sp-Grover Cleveland SHERLIN (1885-1945)  Sweetwater,TN
                 4-- Benjamin H. "Bennie" SAFLEY (1890-1890)  West
Plains,Howell,MO
             3-- William Daniel SAFLEY (1851-1924)  Gold Hill,Rowan,NC
             *sp-Ann Eliza STODDARD (1860-1888)  ,TN
                 4-- Sarah Margaret SAFLEY (1879-1957)  Cain
Island,Craighead,AR
                  sp-Archie Alexander MEADOWS (1867-1927)
Ripley,Lauderdale,TN
                 4-- Joseph Franklin SAFLEY (1880-1944)  Cain
Island,Craighead,AR
                  sp-Pearl BEALS (    -    )
                *4-- Rosa Lee SAFLEY (1884-1897)  ,Craighead,AR
                *4-- David Edward SAFLEY (1885-1888)  ,Craighead,AR
                *4-- Lillie May SAFLEY (1886-1899)  ,Craighead,AR
              sp-Sarah FOSTER (    - 1910)
                 4-- Ella Viola SAFLEY (1891-1908)  Cain Island,Craighead,AR
                 4-- Betty SAFLEY (    -1910)
             3-- Julius Huston SAFLEY (1854-1936)  Salisbury,Rowan,NC
              sp-Mary Ann COX (1860-1920)  Center,Cherokee,AL
                 4-- Ella Jane SAFLEY (1877-1934)  Greensboro,Craighead,AR
                 4-- Charles Thomas SAFLEY (1879-1902)
Greensboro,Craighead,AR
                 4-- John Huston SAFLEY (1881-1938)  Elkton,Douglas,OR
                  sp-Katherine Belle "Kate" SAGABERD (1885-1956)
Scottsburg,Douglas,OR
                 4-- Franklin Zachariah SAFLEY (1884-1931)  Drain,Douglas,OR
                  sp-Margaret Isabella BODINE (1891-1969)  Crabtree,Linn,OR
                 4-- Laura Ethel SAFLEY (1887-1952)  Drain,Douglas,OR
                 4-- Jesse Leroy SAFLEY (1889-1971)  Leona,Douglas,OR
                 4-- Albert Andrew SAFLEY (1891-1914)  Drain,Douglas,OR
                 4-- Floyd Delbert SAFLEY (1900-    )  Drain,Douglas,OR
             3-- Rebecca E. SAFLEY (1856-    )  ,NC
              sp-John H. COX (    -    )
             3-- Margaret Ann SAFLEY (1858-1934)  ,NC
              sp-Lewis W. YARBROUGH (1856-    )  TN
             3-- Eudosia Jennie SAFLEY (1860-    )  ,KY
              sp-Horatio T. HAWTHORNE (    -    )
         

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