WOFFORD FAMILY OF CALHOUN, GA

The Wofford 4. Mark, Rick, Terry & Karen



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WELCOME TO THE JM WOFFORD FAMILY WEB SITE, HERE YOU WILL FIND LINKS TO GENEALOGY SITES, OUR FAMILY TREE, A LITTLE FAMILY HISTORY AND LOTS OF PHOTOS. BRANCHS OF THIS FAMILY INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING SURNAMES: SHAW, MILLS, BARNETT, WATERS, MOORE, GODFREY, WHITENER, PLUNKET, GARMON, YOUNG, MURDOCK, HARDEN/HARDIN, DAVIS, ABBOTT, KNOX, BROOKE, TOWE, JACKSON, BENNETT, BRYAN, PASLEY, TIDWELL, LAWRENCE, RAMSEY,PHILLIPS, WOMACK, AND MANY, MANY MORE. OUR FAMILY HAS ROOTS GOING BACK TO ENGLAND, IRELAND, SCOTLAND, GERMANY, THE NETHERLANDS, FRANCE, WALES AND OTHERS INCLUDING NATIVE AMERICANS. OUR FIRST WHITE ANCESTORS LANDED IN THE BRITISH COLONIES ABOUT 1620 AND HAVE A LONG HISTORY NOT ONLY IN GA BUT NORTH AND SOUTH CAROLINA, VIRGINIA, MARYLAND, AND PENNSYLVANIA. OUR MOST RECENT KNOWN ANCESTOR TO EMIGRATE CAME TO AMERICA IN 1795, HAVING BEEN BORN ONBOARD THE SHIP VOLUNTEER IN 1795. OUR FAMILY HAS SERVED HONORABLY IN EVERY WAR OF THE PAST 150 YEARS AND WE HAVE LOST FAMILY MEMBERS AS RECENTLY AS WWII, VIRGIL " BOBBY" BARNETT. WE HAVE BEEN IN NORTH GEORGIA FOR SOME 160-170 YEARS, ARRIVING JUST BEFORE OR SOON AFTER THE CHEROKEE REMOVAL; SOME ANCESTOR'S RELATIVES WENT WITH THE CHEROKEE WEST TO OKLAHOMA. OUR FAMILY HAS INCLUDED DOCTORS, FARMERS, MECHANICS, CARPENTERS, MANY PREACHERS, INDUSTRIAL EMPLOYEES AND COBBLERS. WE ARE DEEPLY ROOTED TO NORTH GA, AND ALWAYS SEEM TO RETURN HERE. I HOPE THAT YOU ENJOY SPENDING TIME HERE AND LEARNING ABOUT OUR FAMILIES. YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME.

TERRY LAMAR WOFFORD