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The Witcher Family

The Witcher Family

I need the help of anyone who might know who these people are. It was taken in June 1934 in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn. The only thing written on the back of the photo is "Witcher Kin". I believe some of them maybe the family of Nancy Jane Rich who was the wife of Bailey Jasey Witcher. If you can help, please drop me a line!

8th Generation Christy Hakes Coppedge (me)
Born 1968 in San Antonio, Texas.
Married Doug Mehl in 2007.

7th Generation Carolyn Witcher (Christy's mom)
Born 1949 in Littlefield, Texas.
Bruce Hakes (Christy's dad)
Born 1947 in Milaca, Minnesota.
Married 1967 in Littlefield, Texas.


6th Generation Alva Copeland Witcher (Carolyn's dad)
Born August 15,1923 in Ft. Worth, Texas.
Died October 8, 2003 in San Angelo, Texas.
Buried in Littlefield, Texas.
LouElla Holmes (Carolyn's mom)
Born 1929 in Sweetwater, Texas.
Married in 1947 in Littlefield, Texas.


5th Generation Bailey Jasey Witcher (Alva's dad)
Born March 28, 1877 in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee.
Died September 28, 1938 in Littlefield, Lamb County, Texas.
Nancy Jane Rich (Alva's mom)
Born August 19, 1879 in Moss, Clay County, Tennessee.
Died October 30, 1949 in Littlefield, Lamb County, Texas.
Married April 15, 1897 in Moss, Clay County, Tennessee.
Both are buried at Littlefield Cemetery in Littlefield, Texas.
**To see a list of the children of Bailey Jasey and Nancy Jane and some pictures of all of them, click here.**

4th Generation James LaFayette Witcher (Bailey's dad)
Born November 28, 1844 in Tennessee.
Died April 22, 1938 in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee.
Mary Ann Whitley (Bailey's mom)
**To read more about Mary Ann's family
and see a great picture of her parents, click here.**
Born May 24, 1854.
Died August 6, 1919.
Married January 9, 1876.
**To see a list of the children of James and Mary Ann
and a great picture of the whole James LaFayette Family, click here.**
James served in the Union Army from September 20, 1863 to January 18, 1865.
**To see a picture of James LaFayette that is believed to have been taken before he
joined the army to fight in the Civil War click here.**
He was discharged as a private in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
This is a record from 1890 -
Witcher, James L., M-107-2; Pvt.; Nashville PO Inf; 9-20-63 to 1-18-65; Red Boiling Springs PO; piles.

James LaFayette and Mary Ann Witcher
Date Unknown


3rd Generation Allen G. Witcher (James' dad)
Born May 5, 1824 in Tennessee.
Died May 1, 1883 in Tennessee.
Margaret Wix (James' mom)
Born March 12, 1816 in Tennessee.
Died June 11, 1891 in Tennessee.
Married June 21, 1843.
Allen and Margaret are buried in the Witcher/Chitwood Cemetery in Macon Co. TN.
**To see a list of the children of Allen and Margaret AND a picture of Allen and Margaret click here.**

2nd Generation James Witcher, Jr. (Allen's dad)
Born about 1796 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
Died August 7, 1852 in Macon County, Tennessee.
Elizabeth White (Allen's mom)
Born about 1801 in Illinois.
Died July 4, 1879 in Tennessee.
**To see a list of the children of James and Elizabeth, click here.**

1st Generation James Witcher (James, Jr.'s dad)
Born September 20, 1750.
Died after August 1832 in Tennessee.
Mary Colley
Married November 11, 1781 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
James served in the Revolutionary War as is revealed in his pension application
dated August 30, 1832.

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