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The surname SHEFFIELD is an English place name from Sheffield in South
Yorkshire, so called because of the River Sheaf, meaning "boundary".  SHEFFIELD also 
may come from "Shed-field," "Sheep-field," or "Field bordering the River Sheaf."
William SHEFFIELD
b. 1754 Duplin County, North Carolina
d. 1826 Bulloch County, Georgia
m. 
 

Mary ABBOTT

b. 1756 Duplin County, North Carolina
d. Bulloch County, Georgia
Children:
F.  Delilah SHEFFIELD b. 1770
M. John SHEFFIELD b. 1772
M. Amos Austin SHEFFIELD b. 1775
F.  Martha SHEFFIELD b. 1777
M. Isham SHEFFIELD b. 1782
F.  Margaret SHEFFIELD b. 1785
M. William SHEFFIELD, Jr. b. 1787
F.  Mary SHEFFIELD b. 1788
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William Sheffield served in the 10th North Carolina Regiment, North Carolina Line, in Captain Hall's Company in 
1782-1783 during the American Revolution.  He first served in South Carolina and Georgia.  The State of Georgia 
granted him 575 acres of bounty land in Washington County, Georgia in March of 1784.  
William Sheffield moved to Burke County, Georgia from North Carolina after the 
Revolution.  He sold his bounty land to Robert Forsyth in 1788 and moved to Effingham
County.  The State of Georgia then granted him 400 acres on April 7, 1794.  In 1796 his 
part of Effingham County became Bulloch County.
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**2nd Generation**

John B. BURNSIDE
b. 1760 Effingham County, Georgia
d. 1820
m. 1784 Georgia
 

Delilah SHEFFIELD

b. 1770 North Carolina
d. 1803 Bryan County, Georgia
Children:
F.  Elizabeth BURNSIDE b. 1785
M. John B. BURNSIDE, Jr. b. 1789
F.  Mary Ann BURNSIDE b. 1790
M. William M. BURNSIDE b. 1795
F.  Nancy BURNSIDE b. 1796
M. Edmond BURNSIDE b. 1798
M. James M. BURNSIDE b. 1803
F.  Cynthia BURNSIDE b. 1805
F.  Nancy BURNSIDE b. 1808
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John B. Burnside was a Revolutionary War soldier from Georgia.
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John SHEFFIELD
b. 1772 North Carolina
d. Thomas County, Georgia
m.
 

Martha HARVEY

b. 1777
d.
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Amos Austin SHEFFIELD
b. 1775 North Carolina
d. 1813 Bulloch County, Georgia
m. 
 

Sarah

b.
d.
Children:
M. William SHEFFIELD
M. Simeon SHEFFIELD
F.  Mary SHEFFIELD
F.  Louisa SHEFFIELD
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David GROOVER
b.
d.
m. 1799
 

Martha SHEFFIELD

b. 1777 North Carolina
d. June 10, 1853 Bulloch County, Georgia
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Isham SHEFFIELD
b. 1782 North Carolina
d. 1826 Bulloch County, Georgia
m. October 18, 1806 Chatham County, Georgia
 

Lucinda HARRELL

b. 
d. November 19, 1833 Spring Hill, Chatham County, Georgia
Children:
M. John H. SHEFFIELD b. August 11, 1807
M. James SHEFFIELD b. 1815
F.  Polly M. SHEFFIELD
F.  Meda SHEFFIELD
F.  Lucinda M. SHEFFIELD b. December 30, 1825
M. Simeon SHEFFIELD b. March 10, 1826
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Henry BENNETT
b. 1798
d. 1835
m.
 

Margaret SHEFFIELD

b. 1785 Burke County, Georgia
d. 1850 Appling County, Georgia
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William SHEFFIELD, Jr.
b. 1787 Burke County, Georgia
d. 
m. October 1, 1810 Georgia
 

Sarah WELCHER

b. Bulloch County, Georgia
d.
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John HOOVER
b.
d.
m.
 

Mary SHEFFIELD

b. 1788 Burke County, Georgia
d.
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**3rd Generation**

John H. SHEFFIELD
b. August 11, 1807
d. 1887
m. December 30, 1833 Chatham County, Georgia
 

Sina GRIFFIN

b. 
d.
Children:
M. Isham G. SHEFFIELD b. December 7, 1834
M. Dempsey SHEFFIELD b. October 23, 1836
M. William H. SHEFFIELD b. January 31, 1839
F.  Martha SHEFFIELD b. August 24, 1841
M. John SHEFFIELD b. February 10, 1844
M. James SHEFFIELD b. August 3, 1848
F.  Sarah SHEFFIELD b. June 10, 1854
F.  Elizabeth SHEFFIELD
F.  Polly SHEFFIELD 
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**4th Generation**

Dempsey SHEFFIELD
b. October 23, 1836 Bryan County, Georgia
d. May 1862
m.
 

Elizabeth RUSHING

b. 1837 Bulloch County, Georgia
d.
Children:
F.  Jane Frances SHEFFIELD b. January 24, 1859
M. James Bartow SHEFFIELD b. February 24, 1862
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William H. SHEFFIELD
b. January 31, 1839 Bryan County, Georgia
d. June 10, 1862 James Island, South Carolina
m. 
 

Virginia ILER

b. November 15, 1860 Bulloch County, Georgia
d. Abt. 1866
Children:
F.  Rhoda Frances SHEFFIELD b. 1861
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William H. Sheffield enlisted in Company K, 47th Georgia Infantry on May 6, 1862
during the Civil War.  He was killed in battle on James Island, South Carolina on June
10, 1862.
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Green THRIFT
b.
d. Candler County, Georgia (Evergreen Baptist Church Cemetery)
m. March 6, 1861 Tattnall County, Georgia
 

Martha SHEFFIELD

b. August 24, 1841 Bulloch County, Georgia
d. January 17, 1924 Candler County, Georgia (Evergreen Baptist Church Cemetery)
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James SHEFFIELD
b. August 3, 1848 Bulloch County, Georgia
d. May 13, 1919 Tattnall County, Georgia (Watermelon Creek Baptist Church Cemetery)
m. April 14, 1870 Tattnall County, Georgia
 

Chelsey ANDERSON

b. 
d. Tattnall County, Georgia (Watermelon Creek Baptist Church Cemetery)
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Nathan CLIFTON
b. March 1855 Georgia
d. September 27, 1935 Toombs County, Georgia (Clifton Family Cemetery #2)
m. March 5, 1874 Tattnall County, Georgia
 

Sarah SHEFFIELD (Sallie SHEFFIELD)

b. June 10, 1854 Bulloch County, Georgia
d. October 6, 1940 Toombs County, Georgia (Clifton Family Cemetery #2)
Children:
F.  Ursula CLIFTON b. November 3, 1875
M. John Elza CLIFTON b. 1877
F.  Julia Ann CLIFTON b. August 7, 1879
M. Benjamin Hill CLIFTON b. October 3, 1881
F.  Mary CLIFTON b. March 1883
F.  Chelse E. CLIFTON b. December 1887
M. Peter M. CLIFTON b. February 1890
F.  Sarah CLIFTON b. October 1893
F.  Bertha CLIFTON b. January 1896
F.  Hattie O. CLIFTON b. December 4, 1897
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**5th Generation**

James Bartow SHEFFIELD
b. February 24, 1862 Bulloch County, Georgia
d. Bef. 1900 Bulloch County, Georgia (Middleground Church Cemetery)
m. September 21, 1882 Georgia
 

Charity HOLLAND

b. October 9, 1864 Tattnall County, Georgia
d. June 8, 1920
Children:
F.  Lillie Eva SHEFFIELD b. November 15, 1887
F.  Etta Jane SHEFFIELD b. June 30, 1890
F.  Debbie Elizabeth SHEFFIELD b. February 17, 1892
F.  SHEFFIELD
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